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Since 2018 we have been making our tasty shows, meet the team behind it all and our amazing associate artists who add to the spice! 


Daisy Kennedy


Daisy is a writer, actor and theatre maker, after joining Mismatch in 2018 she was a performer in TooRaLooRaLum and in 2020 wrote BLOOMERS which won best original play at the One Act Festival. She also specialises in movement, having trained in biomechanics with IUGTE in Austria. 

She was also a Wicked Young Writers finalist in 2018, more recently she’s been published in Nature Is A Human Right by DK Books and written a podcast on socialism for Wakefield Literature Festival. In her spare time she loves roller coasters, gigs and watching telly.


Elle Jones


Elle is an actor and theatre maker, specialising in devised comedy. Elle is a founding member of Mismatch and has devised and performed in The Den, TooRaLooRaLum, Swingers, and BLOOMERS - for which she was awarded Best Actress at the Bristol One Act Festival 2020. She is also an active facilitator and organiser for Mismatch’s Enrichment Programme.

Outside of Mismatch Elle works in the escape room industry, hosting immersive escape experiences for all ages. She is also in the process of writing her first ever children’s picture book.


James Davies


James is an actor, technician and photographer. For Mismatch, James devised and performed in The Den and TooRaLooRaLum (2019) was lighting designer and technician for Bloomers and TooRaLooRaLum (2021). He is also a workshop facilitator and company photographer.


James is an escape room technician, where he installs, programs, and designs lighting and sound for experiences. He has worked on over 100 escape rooms across the globe, and aims to move into immersive theatre and live experiences in the future. When he’s not in, or ontop of an escape room, he can often be found watching funny dog videos. He’s currently in the process of writing a children’s play about the planet Mars.


Lily Bearwish


Lily is an actor, theatre maker and aspiring Artistic Director. For Mismatch, Lily directed TooRaLooRaLum, winning Best Moment in Theatre at the Bristol One Act Fesitval in 2019. She took on acting and devising roles in The Den and BLOOMERS before finally joining the cast of TooRaLooRaLum as Percival Piggins the Third.


Lily takes the lead when it comes to all things props and costume and has a passion for Staging and Design. Lily is also the co-founder of Suspension Theatre CIC, and acted in their sell out run of Sugar? at the Wardrobe Theatre and received a nomination for the Sit Up Awards at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2022. Outside of creating their own work with Mismatch, Lily works in Theatre Management.


Mia Macleod


Mia is an theatre maker, singer and movement director. She is a founding member of Mismatch Theatre and heads up promotions. Mia is also a workshop facilitator and has devised and performed in all Mismatch productions.


Mia works with The Bristol Old Vic's Engagement department, working with all ages, and was a part of 2023's Made in Bristol Cohort. Mia's recent performer credits include Tenants (Bristol Old Vic), Baby Tales (Bristol Old Vic), Our Land (National Youth Theatre) The Predicament of Jackson Scott (Black Hound Productions). Mia is also an ongoing cast member for This Is Your Musical at the Bristol Improv Theatre. Mia has recently taken up salsa dancing in a bid to become the first non-celebrity or professional to appear on Strictly Come Dancing....



Zoe Vearncombe

Zoe is a theatre maker, facilitator, producer and performer. Since graduating with a First Class Degree in Drama and Acting, Zoe has been deep-rooted within the Bristol Theatre scene. She is a founding member of Suspension Theatre and is very proud of the success of their award nominated production Sugar? (The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Tobacco Factory Theatre). Aside from performing, she has a passion for Theatre facilitation with young people and making Theatre accessible for everyone.

With Mismatch: Deviser and performer for BLOOMERS and TooRaLooRaLum (2021)


Louis Wood

Louis spent too much time in the woods and rivers as a child. Now, his brain overspills with goblins, pixies, and other oddities. He is cursed to pour these out from his brain through the medium of ink and brush. He has made work for editorial (Bristol Cable), film storyboard (Klank), beer labels (Three Hounds) and more!

With Mismatch: Illustrations for TooRaLooRaLum and How Many Legs?


Jack Daffin

Hello there! I’m Jack Daffin, and I’m a multi-instrumentalist, composer and music producer/mix engineer from the South West of England! I have a deep love for all styles of music and the way that they can influence the internal dialogue of the listener, and I’ve forever been infatuated with finding ways of bringing this effect out with creative instrumentation, imaginative textures and inventive song structures. No matter where you go, there will always be enchanting new music to follow, and always something new to learn!

With Mismatch: Composer for our TooRaLooRaLum soundtrack.


Jack Talek Lord

Jack Talek Lord is an actor, director, writer and theatre maker. Jack trained with the Bristol Old Vic’s Made in Bristol programme, UWE Bristol Drama and is a member of the National Youth Theatre. He is a director of Owl on the Roof Theatre and Flying Chairs Theatre. He recently finished a South West tour with The Emperor’s New Clothes as ‘Straw the Pig’ (Owl on the Roof) and is currently taking on the role of ‘Terry’ in Wine and Hotdogs (Deatpoets Theatre) at Brighton Fringe.

He writes music, loves the cinema and enjoys a big portion of cheese, chips and gravy as often as he can.

With Mismatch: Devisor and performer for How Many Legs.


Charlie Gunn

Having graduated with a First in Drama and Acting at UWE Bristol, Charlie is now an ambitious Creative Producer, and has produced various theatre productions, short films, and cultural events. She is particularly passionate about challenging the status quo through creativity and the Arts, and is determined to remove barriers across industries by elevating and supporting diverse artists and audiences. She firmly believes that play and creative education is vital to the development of a child’s imagination and spirit, and is incredibly excited to engage children (and adults!) with such an enriching show!

With Mismatch: Co-Producer for How Many Legs?


Paige Taylor

Paige is a Bristol based producer with an interest in education and social engagement. Paige began producing whilst studying Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Bristol. Credits include For Your World Monologue Festival (Virtual, 2020) Kanta (Wickham Theatre, 2019), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Wickham Theatre, 2019) and Dear Audrey (Brandon Hill Park, 2018). Away from the theatre, Paige works for the charity GAIN designing engagement programmes to encourage gender diversity in the finance world and writes poetry, recently being published in ‘Life’s Greatest Wonders’ by BlackPear Press.

With Mismatch: Co-Producer for How Many Legs?


Charlotte McEvoy

Charlotte is a queer actor, comedian and  ex-horsegirl who decided to pursue a career in the arts when she realised being a horse wasn't an attainable life goal. She is super excited to be working with Mismatch and developing her devising skills, as well as continuing to perform

With Mismatch: Deviser and Performer for How Many Legs?

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