Who We Are

Mark Lindow – Writer

Mark is a graduate of the National Film and Television School’s Script Development Diploma. He has written, developed and produced work for theatre, radio and film for over a decade.

Mark co-founded Tin Can Podcast who wrote and produced a weekly radio play for two years, releasing over 100 plays including 20 written by Mark. Tin Can Podcast enjoyed an average weekly worldwide download of 3,000 and won Best Audio at the Fringe Report Awards.

He has also worked with the National Youth Theatre on a 24-Hour Play project and Greenwich theatre on their ’10 Minute Musical Challenge’. Mark was shortlisted for the BBC Sitcom Trials and has had work staged at Hampstead, Soho, Old Red Lion and Arcola Theatres. He is the co-producer and founder of Untold Stories, staging new plays which focus on diversity. Untold Stories nights have been running for 4 years and have included 70 plays staged at SLAM Kings Cross, The Arcola Theatre and The Pleasance, London,

Lauren Reed – Producer

Lauren Reed has been working as an independent Producer for the last 2 years and formed Lauren Reed Productions at the beginning of 2020.

Lauren joined the Estimated Waiting Time team to organise the initial outdoor performances in Wandsworth, and has led the work with 11 by 11 to bring the show to Islington schools as part of the Covid Recovery Curriculum.

Lauren created the verbatim show MOTHERLOGUES in 2016, which continues to tour the country . She went on to work with theatre company Crossline Theatre and Romanian playwright Edith Alibec, and was an integral part of the development team for Color Is Too Sweet by Maya Pillay, which has since gone into further development after receiving Arts Council funding in 2020. She also co-produced Essence alongside playwright Sarah Henley at 2020’s Vault Festival. Lauren is currently collaborating with The Drayton Arms‘ theatre to develop a new arts festival for the low-income community of North Kensington to be launched in 2022.

Cat Robey – Director

Cat Robey is Deputy Artistic Director of Jermyn Street Theatre in London’s West End. She is a graduate of the Birkbeck MFA in Theatre Directing and was Resident Trainee Director at HOME 2015-1

Directing includes: 15 Heroines (Jermyn Street Theatre), In Praise of Love (Jermyn Street Online), On Arriving (VAULT Festival), OffComm award winner; We The Young Strong (Bloomsbury Theatre), The Shy Manifesto (Live Theatre Newcastle & national tour), The Good Landlord (VAULT Festival & King’s Head Theatre), Beauty and the Beast: A Musical Parody (King’s Head & national tour), After Party (Pleasance Theatre), Enveloped in Velvet (Arts Theatre), Buzz: A New Musical (Pleasance, Edinburgh & national tour), Yerma (Fourth Monkey), Hatch (Park Theatre), Freedom, Books, Flowers, and the Moon (Waterloo East Theatre), and Ondine (White Bear Theatre) for which she received an Off West End Awards Best Director nomination.

Associate/assistant directing includes: The Tempest, Beckett Triple Bill, For Services Rendered (Jermyn Street); Othello (Shakespeare’s Globe), and The Emperor (Young Vic & Theatre for a New Audience New York).

Holly Joyce – Creative Producer/Alyssa

Holly has been working on Estimated Waiting Time with Mark Lindow for two years, performing in the role of Alyssa in various staged extracts of the play and working as a dramaturg to develop the play as a two-hander.

Holly is hugely inspired by the work of Giants Theatre Company and its founder and artistic director, the late Jennie Buckman. Through working with Giants, Holly has become increasingly committed to driving forward socially relevant theatre that represents unheard voices within the community, and strives to engage with typically non-theatre-going sections of society across the whole of the United Kingdom.

Theatre includes Burkas and Bacon Butties (Tara Finney Productions), Libby’s Eyes (Poke in the Eye), and Communicating Doors (Swanage Rep). TV and film includes Lipstick (Directed by Kevin McNally), Anti Matter (Cast Iron Pictures) and Thanks for the Memories (Memories Productions LTD).

Aaron-Louis Cadogan – Lewis

Aaron-Louis Cadogan graduated from Drama Centre London in 2020. As an actor, he strives to help make theatre inclusive, bringing untold and unheard stories to audiences. He is greatly inspired by the work of Steven Kavuma and his efforts to diversify theatre across the United Kingdom.

After becoming co-founder and co-director of Hit The Dirt theatre company alongside Martha J. Baldwin in 2019, his focus has been on creating innovative work that focuses on what it means to be human. In future, a goal of his is to bring theatre to schools to make theatre more accessible.

Acting credits include Estimated Waiting Time (Love Parks Festival), Wildfire, The Art of Success, the self-written Near, Blood Wedding, Alls Well That Ends Well, and The Way of The World (All at DCL).

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