Traitors, Cads and Cowards

IMGP0019by Martin McNamara

Wandsworth 1916. 
Following the Easter Rising, an Irish volunteer is sent to Wandsworth Prison and bunked with a British army deserter and a conscientious objector. Can three very different ‘traitors to the King’ find common ground?

Performed at

The Bread and Roses, Clapham, London  SW4 July 2016
The Lion and Unicorn, Kentish Town, London NW6. October 2016
The West London Trade’s Union Club November 2016

Traitors, Cads & Cowards: “A stark, powerful performance that will linger with you long after you leave the theatre”
★★★★ carnstheatrepassion
“A moving exploration of the effects of war and oppression” ★★★★ pubtheatres1

The Cast

tcc_aidan-caseyAlfred Wood- Aidan Casey Aidan is a recent graduate of ALRA (Academy of Live & Recorded Arts). Aidan’s credits include ‘TEN’ (The Royal Court), ‘Is It Getting Cold in Here?’ (Theatre 503), ‘Friction’ (Documental Theatre) and ‘Macbeth’ (Four of Swords Theatre). Aidan’s family hail from Galway.


tcc_benedict-waringHenry Boyes- Benedict Waring Benedict hails from East Anglia and spent his childhood playing music. He now thrives in his type-casting of white collared gentleman. He is, appearing as Lord Kitchener in Symphony to a Lost Generation, a holographic film currently on tour. His Grandmother is from Mayo.


5.Aonghus WeberAonghus Weber Aonghus from Dublin has worked extensively in TV and film. In Ireland, he was a founding cast member of TG4’s long running soap opera ‘Ros na Rún’ and a cast member of RTE’s television drama series ‘Glenroe’ and Irish language TV drama ‘1916 Seachtar Anaithnid’. Theatre includes ‘We Are Not Here’ (Dublin Theatre Festival), ‘Juno and the Paycock’ (Glasgow Citizens Theatre,) ‘Playboy of the Western World’, (Arches Glasgow), ‘The Merchant of Venice’ (Union Theatre) and ‘Execution of Justice’. (Southwark Playhouse).