Production Team - Crazy Christmas Cabaret 2021

Vivienne McKee

Vivienne McKee - WRITER & DIRECTOR

Vivienne founded the London Toast Theatre in 1982 and this year, she is celebrating her 40th theatre season. She writes and directs all the Crazy Christmas shows and writes other plays, including a show based on the life of Cole Porter, “Oh Baby - It’s Cole”, “Don’t Mention Hemingway” and “Shakespeare’s Ghost”. Her film and TV in the UK included “The Slipper and the Rose“, and “Coronation Street“ and in Denmark, “Langt fra Las Vegas”, “Smil du er På“, “Ørnen”, “Young Frankenstein - The Musical” for Fredericia Teater and Gertrude in “Hamlet” at the Shakespeare Festival in Elsinore. She plays Diana in the computer game “Hitman” and is the English voice on DSB trains. As a Stand Up comedian, her popular touring show, “Killing the Danes” is for audiences who want to understand why the Danes are so annoyingly “happy”!
www.londontoast.dk/vivienne-mckee

Kirsten Brink

Kirsten Brink - SET & COSTUME DESIGNER

Kirsten graduated from Designskolen, Kolding in 1982. She was awarded the prize for experimental set design at the Quadrinale, Prag for “Spille- rum”. She has been the set and costume designer for the Crazy Christmas since 1988, and a number of other London Toast productions. Kirsten has designed Eventyrteatrets productions, and for Hjørringrevyen for more than 20 years. She has worked for Nørrebro Teater, Folketeatret, Cirkus Nemo, Holbæk Teater and Ålborg- Aarhus- og Odense Teater. Recently, “Eksmænd”, “Zorro” and “Sovedrikken “for Den Fynske Opera. She was awarded the “Revyprisen” for lifetime achievements, and as a unique Director /Designer partnership for 33 years, Kirsten and Vivienne should be in the Guiness Book of Records!

Peter Friis

Peter Friis - CHOREOGRAPHER

This is Peter's 12th Crazy Christmas Cabaret. Peter has made a name as one of the top choreographers in Denmark, creating dance numbers for all the danish theatre stages. Recently he has choreographed “Sanne the musical” in Tivoli, “Nissebanden”, “Leonora Christina”, “Frk. Nitouche”, “Hjørring revyen” and “Vild med dans the musical”. In fact he never stops dancing and encouraging others to move and groove too.
www.peterfriis.dk

Cast - Crazy Christmas Cabaret 2021

Jefferson Bond

Jefferson Bond

Jefferson Bond is an actor and comedian from the UK, now based in Copenhagen. He graduated from East 15 Acting School in 2015 and since has worked all over Europe. Recently in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in association with Det Kongelige Teater. As a stand up comedian he became the first English-speaking comedian to become a finalist in both Sweden and Denmark’s national comedy competition. He performed with Simon Talbot and Russell Howard on their Danish tour in 2020. This is Jefferson’s 5th Crazy Christmas Show and he is happy to be back in Glassalen with the crazy team again!

Andrew Jeffers

Andrew Jeffers

Andrew has been an actor for over 25 years, and has enjoyed dres- sing up as Vivienne’s “Dame” in 22 CCCs. He appeared in various British TV soaps, plays and musicals before moving permanently to Copenhagen. Now he is a voice-over speaker for commercials and documentaries. Andrew has played Polonius at Kronborg Castle, and Queen Margaret in Richard 3rd for HamletScene. Next year he will play Jeppe from the Danish play ‘Jeppe på Bjerget’ by Ludwig Holberg which has been translated into English.
www.andrewjeffers.dk

Kevin Kiernan-Molloy

Kevin Kiernan-Molloy

Kevin is from Australia and lives in Denmark. He graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2010 and his theatre credits in Copenhagen include, “A Midsummer Nights Dream” (After Hours Theatre), “Mairead” and “The Art of Falling” (Why Not Theatre) and “No Exit: Reloaded”- (HIT). His TV appearances include “Neigh- bours”, “Home and Away”, and “The Strange Calls”. His film credits include “What if it works?”, “Holding the Man” and “Firebird”. In 2019 Kevin lost his Crazy Christmas virginity in the “The Three Brexiteers” notably as crazy King Louis, and is now excited to play 3 wild characters in “Tell Me About It“.

David Bateson

David Bateson

David has played many colourful characters in Crazy Xmas Shows over the years including Dracula, James Bond, Tarzan, Angela Merkel and especially, various hilarious versions of Donald Trump in 3 different shows. This year, Vivienne made David an offer he couldn’t refuse – to play the Mafia gangster, Alfresco Calzone. Later this year he will be appearing in DR’s comedy series “Orkestret,” playing a world-famous conductor. David is renowned for his Voice and has his own sound studio where he records TV commercials, corporate films, audio books, e-learning courses, film trailers and computer games. He is the face and the voice of Agent 47 in Denmark’s internationally famous computer game “Hitman”.
www.davidbateson.dk

Bennet Thorpe

Bennet Thorpe

Bennet graduated from The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 2002, and worked extensively in theatre and TV, culminating in playing the lead role in a TV series “Captain Mack”. He joined the CCC team in 2006 and has since played over 50 crackpot characters. Since moving permanently to Denmark 10 years ago, aside from Glas- salen, he has performed at Kronborg Slot, Teatret ved Sorte Hest and Bådteatret and provides voiceovers for many of Denmark’s top companies. He recently played in Christoffer Boe’s “Smagen af Sult” (2021). He started a family here and loves living in Copenhagen.

Katrine Falkenberg

Katrine Falkenberg

It’s Katrine’s 13th Crazy Christmas. She has had the unique task of being the only Dane appearing in so many Crazy Christmas Shows, and mastering so many different English accents. She trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London and was back- ing singer for Elton John on a UK tour. Appearing in numerous musicals, shows and bands across Denmark since 1995, she recently sang in the Cole Porter Cabaret “Oh Baby, it’s Cole”, and can be seen in “Akavet” on DR Ultra in the upcoming season. In 2017 she released her jazz album “I De Små Timer”. In addition to a very successful Voice-Over career, including playing hundreds of cartoon characters, she is now the Danish voice for the Copenhagen Metro.
www.katrinefalkenberg.dk

Claus de Licthenberg

Claus de Licthenberg

Claus trained as a musical performer at The Danish National School of Performing Arts. Since 2011 he has been working as a stage manager for the CCC, organising the technical work backstage as well as playing various roles onstage in the show. Vivienne says she can’t resist exploiting his skills! He has been dancing and singing as slaves, servants, centurions, pirates, a cameo role as Conchita Wurst, and in the last Crazy Christmas, he was the performer with the most costume changes. He can’t wait to play a tough gangster in this year’s show.

Vivienne McKee

Vivienne McKee

Vivienne founded the London Toast Theatre in 1982 and this year, she is celebrating her 40th theatre season. She writes and directs all the Crazy Christmas shows and writes other plays, including a show based on the life of Cole Porter, “Oh Baby - It’s Cole”, “Don’t Mention Hemingway” and “Shakespeare’s Ghost”. Her film and TV in the UK included “The Slipper and the Rose“, and “Coronation Street“ and in Denmark, “Langt fra Las Vegas”, “Smil du er På“, “Ørnen”, “Young Frankenstein - The Musical” for Fredericia Teater and Gertrude in “Hamlet” at the Shakespeare Festival in Elsinore. She plays Diana in the computer game “Hitman” and is the English voice on DSB trains. As a Stand Up comedian, her popular touring show, “Killing the Danes” is for audiences who want to understand why the Danes are so annoyingly “happy”!
www.londontoast.dk/vivienne-mckee

The Snappy Alligators - Crazy Christmas Cabaret 2021

Stuart Goodstein


Stuart Goodstein

This is Stuart’s 12th CCC as Musical Director. Stuart scores international TV-commercials and finds time to write, produce and arrange for a wide range of artists and commercial clients. Stuart was also musical arranger for the acclaimed Cole Porter Show in 2019.
www.gtone.dk

Søren B. Petersen


Søren B. Petersen

Søren - also known as Bom-Bom - is a real London Toastie! He began his career with LTT in 1993 and has now been the drummer and Sound Effects magician for 25 CCC’s. His other work includes his own touring band “Sørens Orkester”. He is ready this year with his usual assortment of bangs and crashes, punches and farts, if his computer does not fail.


Tom Højlund Olsen


Tom Højlund Olsen

Tom Højlund Olsen has a diploma-degree in classical percussion, from The Royal Danish Academy of Music, and works as a musician in The Royal Danish Guard orkester. He has also got a Bass Guitar, and this year,
he’s gonna use ALL the strings.