The Hapless Rehearsal - a short film

Are you sitting comfortably? Let us whisk you into our world with this dramatic telling of The Hapless Rehearsal.

The Team

Many thanks to these lovely people, who made it all possible.

Simon Paisley Day in The Hapless Rehearsal (short film)

Simon Paisley Day


Simon trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has worked in many regional theatres as well as in London. Since 2000 he has appeared in twelve different plays at the National Theatre as well as productions at The Donmar, Shakespeare’s Globe, The Royal Court and in many West End theatres. His most recent work includes The Lorax at the Old Vic, Urinetown at the Apollo, The Low Road at the Royal Court and Taming Of The Shrew at Shakespeare’s Globe, which is where he met Alexandria. He lives with his family in Whitstable, Kent.

Marina Vidor, director of photography - The Hapless Rehearsal

Marina Vidor

Director of Photography

California native, Marina Vidor, has made her life in London since 2005. She studied Music at Smith College in Massachusetts, USA, and worked for several years in arts administration before finding her calling in video production. Marina is the full-time Digital Producer for the Philharmonia Orchestra, London, responsible for the creation of dozens of films every year as part of the orchestra’s core digital programme.