Linda Marlowe is an actress known for her work on stage, film (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) and television, the latter including Coronation Street and Eastenders. In the theatre she worked often with Steven Berkoff over a 25 year period and has shone in a variety of roles in Tennessee Williams plays, most recently In The Bar of a Tokyo Hotel.
Simon Butteriss is a singer, actor, translator and writer. A leading authority on and interpreter of the roles of Gilbert and Sullivan, he has sung in opera houses around the world and is a frequent performer with English National Opera, most recently in La Boheme. He also directs opera and has written several television documentaries.