The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Cast and Credits


  • John JasperMatthew Rhys
  • Princess PufferEllie Haddington
  • Rosa BudTamzin Merchant
  • Edwin DroodFreddie Fox
  • Rev. CrisparkleRory Kinnear
  • School Girl 1Naomi Sheldon
  • School Girl 2Eleanor Yates
  • MaidJosie Farmiloe
  • Miss TwinkletonJanet Dale
  • Mrs. CrisparkleJulia McKenzie
  • DurdlesRon Cook
  • DeputyAlfie Davis
  • Mayor SapseaIan McNeice
  • Helena LandlessAmber Rose Revah
  • Neville LandlessSacha Dhawan
  • Mr. GrewgiousAlun Armstrong
  • BazzardDavid Dawson
  • LibrarianChris Twiselton
  • Joe — Omnibus DriverEdward Dogliani
  • Captain DroodRob Dixon

Production Credits

  • Adapted byGwyneth Hughes
  • Based on the Novel byCharles Dickens
  • 1st Assistant DirectorChris Dall
  • 2nd Assistant DirectorDavid Chalstery
  • 3rd Assistant DirectorNatalie Maloy
  • Floor RunnerCiarron Clarkson
  • Location ManagerJethro Ensor
  • Assistant Location ManagerHannah Lamb
  • Location AssistantDuncan Laing
  • Stunt CoordinatorAndy Bradford
  • Script SupervisorSimon Sharrod
  • Production CoordinatorBenjamin Richards
  • Production SecretaryCatherine Booton
  • Production RunnerYusoof Patel
  • Production AccountantChris Tarry
  • Assistant Production AccountantNikki Chamberlin
  • Camera/Steadicam OperatorJohn Hembrough
  • Focus PullerSam Smith
  • Camera AssistantLeighton Spence
  • GripRichard Davies
  • GafferAndrew Taylor
  • Best BoyBen Griffiths
  • ElectriciansStephen McClean
    Will Kendal
  • RiggerDerek Docksey
  • Boom OperatorRichard Jay
  • Sound AssistantGideon Jensen
  • Art DirectorJames Price
  • Standby Art DirectorSusie Baty
  • Assistant Art DirectorGareth Thomas
  • Production BuyerSue Templar
  • Property MasterColin Bradbury
  • Standby PropsKenny Palmer
    Doug Irvine
    Simon Blackmore
  • Dressing PropsMax Grant
    Simon Bradbury-Philip
  • Construction ManagerWarren Lever
  • Costume SupervisorSarah Moore
  • Costume StandbyClaire Mitchell
  • Makeup and Hair SupervisorMary Anne Waite
  • Makeup and Hair ArtistJoanna Wyszomirska
  • Casting AssistantBob Morris
  • PublicistAnnie Frederick
  • Picture PublicistSamantha Burnett
  • Post Production SupervisorJoanna Gueritz
  • Assistant EditorConor Mackey
  • Visual Effects SupervisorAlexis Haggar
  • Effects EditorJack Gilles
  • Dialogue EditorAntonia Bates
  • Rerecording MixerRichard Davey
  • ColoristThomas Urbye
  • Titles DesignFrancesca Adams
  • Production ConsultantCarmel Maloney
  • Script EditorPaul Gilbert
  • Casting DirectorJill Trevellick, CDG
  • Sound RecordistBilly Quinn
  • Costume DesignerJames Keast
  • Makeup and Hair DesignerKaren Bryan-Dawson
  • ComposerJohn Lunn
  • EditorDavid Head
  • Production DesignerMelanie Allen
  • Director of PhotographyAlan Almond
  • Line ProducerAngie Daniell
  • DirectorDiarmuid Lawrence
  • ProducerLisa Osborne
  • Executive Producer for BBCAnne Pivcevic
  • Executive Producer for MasterpieceRebecca Eaton

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  • Hosted byLaura Linney
  • Senior Post Production DirectorErin Delaney
  • Business ManagerDeb Gibbs
  • Writer/Senior EditorKathleen Cahill
  • Production AssistantLisa Lokshin
  • Production CoordinatorTsering Yangzom
  • Online EditorsSpencer Gentry
    Paul Sanni
  • Visual Effects/Sound DesignPaul Sanni
  • Series GraphicsPrologue
  • Series Open DesignKyle Cooper
  • Series ThemeMan Made Music
  • PublicityEllen Dockser
    Olivia Wong
    Laura Garvey
  • Senior ProducerSusanne Simpson
  • Senior ProducerSteven Ashley

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Web Credits for The Mystery of Edwin Drood

  • Executive EditorSteven Ashley
  • Senior ProducerBruce Kohl
  • ProducerBarrett Brountas
  • Senior DesignerJessica Sun Lee
  • Associate Interactive DesignerCassandra Sell
  • Senior DeveloperMolly Frey
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