Cast and Creative List

Written by James Phillips

Cast (In order of appearance)
Ahab – Oliver Senton
Ishmael – Nima Taleghani
Stubbs – Andrew Macbean
Starbuck – Liam McKenna
Alex – Liam Evans-Ford
Pip – Angus Imrie
Q – Christopher Brand

Directed by Alan Lane
Designed by David Farley
Engineering by Pete Gunson
Music by Heather Fenoughty
Movement by Lucy Hind
Sound by Matt Angove
Lighting by Ric Mountjoy
Pyrotechnics by Doug Nicholson

Stage Manager: Calum Clark

The White Whale Producer: Sharon Foster
Associate Producer: Joanna Resnick
Assistant Director: Stanley Walton
Assistant Producer: Hannah Schembri
Design Assistant: Grace Smart
Making Assistant: Tim Mileusnic

Production Assistants from Backstage Academy, Wakefield:

Ashleigh Barrett
Luke Harrison
Edward Hide
Cat Newton
Chris Parker


For Slung Low:
Artistic Director: Alan Lane
Producer: Laura Clark
General and HUB Manager: Porl Cooper


Commissioned by Leeds Inspired

The White Whale was developed with support from the Opera North Projects Department.


Cast and Crew biographies can be found here


A review of the White Whale from the Guardian can be found here


A review from Exeunt Magazine  can be found here


Production shots can be viewed here


Rehearsal shots can be viewed here