Producer | Actor | Writer
Jack trained as an actor at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He then went straight on to play the lead role of Albert in the National Theatre’s internationally award-winning production of WAR HORSE.
Since then, Jack has worked at theatres across the country including Leicester Curve, Bath Theatre Royal, Bristol Old Vic, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Almeida. He was most recently seen in the West End in James Graham’s INK, directed by Rupert Goold. Jack has also made British independent films The Levelling and Journey’s End. He has featured in television drama for BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Amazon.
Jack was selected to take part in the Royal Court Young Writers Programme in 2013. He is currently under commission to Out of Joint.
Jack is also a freelance theatre producer, most recently working for The HandleBards, the world’s first cycling Shakespeare company.
Producer | Lawyer
Alastair founded Watermeet Productions with Jack Holden in 2017 and produced (together with Jack) their debut short 'Blood out of a Stone' late in the year.
When not producing or developing the Watersmeet slate, Alastair works as a film and television lawyer at a leading west end firm, regularly acting for financiers and production companies on major independent film and television projects in the UK, USA, Ireland and Australia.
Having spent some time acting professionally in the past, including in productions directed by Sir Peter Hall and Max Stafford-Clark, Alastair trained as a lawyer in the city at a leading global firm after finishing his time at Nottingham University with a first class degree in History in 2013.
He has also run three marathons, raising more than £30,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust in the process. He is passionate about diversity and providing a mouthpiece to untold stories and underrepresented voices.