Roberta Bellekom

Performer & Pupeteer

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Roberta has recently toured with Norwich Puppet Theatre’s Pinocchio. Later in 2022, she will play the lead in the award-winning play, Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, though in Eindhoven!

Other recent work includes Dolls In Amber’s acclaimed Villain Interrupted at the Ecetera Theatre and David Walliam’s Awful Auntie playing the West End and major theatres throughout the UK.

She appeared in Dogwood’s one-woman musical, No Finer Life, is a member of several improvisation companies, and is also a qualified stage combat fighter.

Alastair Collingwood

Performer & Composer

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Alastair has written scores for numerous shows, including Dogwood’s last three productions, His work for theatre includes Betty (Ambassadors),and Cora which played the Lyric, and toured the USA.


TV credits include music for French and Saunders, the sitcoms, Mad About Alice and Rhona and many others. He performs live with comedienne Jackie Clune and in the comedy shows The Day The Music Died (BBC Radio 2) and Happy Families (BBC Radio 4).


His awards include a Fringe First as a performer and for Best Music at the Edinburgh Fringe.

A.J. Kroon

Director & Lyricist

A former Director of BBC Radio 4‘s The Archers, his No Way Back production won the Silver Medal at the New York Radio Festival. Amongst his radio drama productions is Michael Eaton’s acclaimed A Chorus From The Gallows.


He directed No Finer Life and The Shearing Gang for Dogwood Productions. Other theatre work includes Chicane’s Law at The Gate, Troubaritz for Framework Theatre, The Promise, a ballad opera that toured cathedrals, and Radio, Radio that was created for and performed in the hold of a cargo ship.