Meet the Cast
Meet the cast of Chain Gang.
Colleen Prendergast trained at RADA and is a familiar voice on Radio 4.
A regular on political news roundup What The Papers Say, she also narrates audio books, computer games and audio guides.
Her stage work includes The Mortal Ash (Bush Theatre) and Comedy of Errors (Nuffield), plus TV work includes The Lightning Kid. She has twice been a member of the Radio Drama Company, with over 200 credits, and in her career has played everything from a three year old child to a talking teacake.
Tracy's recent work in radio includes Madame Defarge in the Sony nominated A Tale of Two Cities, Beth in Otherwise Engaged and Mary Magdelene in the Sony nominated Easter Diaries.
Recent television work includes Holby City, Eastenders, Law and Order, Outnumbered and Ashes to Ashes.
Ben trained at Mountview Theatre School and won the BBC Carleton Hobbs Award leading to a year's contract with the BBC Radio Drama Company.
He has just completed his fourth contract with the RDC and has been in 400-500 Radio plays. Recent highlights include Tom Stoppard's play, Dark Side, based on the Pink Floyd album, the Gravedigger in Hamlet and Caderousse in The Count of Monte Cristo.
Ben's theatre work includes Single Spies at West Yorkshire playhouse, Love on the Dole at The Finborough, Hamlet at Basingstoke, Pirates of Penzance at the Orange Tree and the TS Eliot exchange at The Old Vic.
Ben is also a voice over artist and regularly voices computer games and narrates programmes for tv including Eddie Stobart- Trucks and Trailers.
The most recent projects in Don’s television career include: Old Jack’s Boat (BBC), Love & Marriage (ITV), Father Brown (BBC), Wizards vs Aliens (BBC), One Night (BBC), Rollin’ With The Roberts (Hartswood Films), EastEnders (BBC), Hotel Babylon (Carnival Pictures), Cape Wrath (Channel 4), Dr Who (BBC), Ruby in the Smoke (BBC), The Line of Beauty (BBC), 55 Degrees North (BBC1), Baby Father (BBC).
His extensive theatre credits include: The Epic Adventure of Nhamo the Manyika Warrior and his Sexy Wife (Tricycle Theatre), Bouncers (UK Tour), Fences (Frankfurt English Speaking Theatre), The Alechemist (Lyric Theatre Hammersmith), Truth and Reconciliation (Royal Court), Fabulation (Tricycle Theatre), Bone (Royal Court), Come Out Eli (Arcola Theatre).
Previous radio projects include: What Does the ‘K’ Stand For, Small Island, Neverwhere, Dracula, The Third Eye and the Private Eye.
Joe Sims is a Bristolian born actor who trained both in the UK and the US. Joe is known primarily for his regular role in ITV's hit Drama Broadchurch where he played plumber Nige Carter.In 2012 he won an Offie (People's favourite male performance) for his role as alleged Texan killer Lee Fenton in As We Forgive Them at the Arcola Theatre in London. Joe has also been a proud member of the BBC's radio drama company with over 50 radio credits to his name. He is thrilled to be joining The Chain Gang team.