During Lockdown Luke was instrumental in developing "Project Wingman" for the NHS and won the national First Class Service Award for his "Sensational Support of Colleagues & Volunteers". He was even administering the Pfizer vaccine to patients in Watford!
Luke trained at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and moved to London in 2007. Since arriving he has performed several times for P&O as lead production vocalist aboard the Aurora, Oriana & Adonia. He has performed in the chorus of “Cavelleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci” (Royal Opera House, London), King Frederick in “Sleeping Beauty” at the Millfield Theatre, Rufus in “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” (Union Theatre) and with Carl Rosa Opera’s productions of “HMS Pinafore" (Theatre Royal, Bath) "Iolanthe" (Chichester Festival Theatre) and “The Pirates of Penzance” UK Tour and Opera Australia’s Australian tour with Anthony Warlow.
Ashleigh Fleming trained at the renowned Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore and upon graduating in 2008, moved to Hong Kong where she performed the role of Belle in “The Golden Mickeys”, Disneyland. After relocating to the UK in 2009, she secured the role of Sister Sophia in The Really Useful Group/David Ian’s touring production of “The Sound of Music” with Connie Fisher and Jason Donovan (where she met her husband Nicholas Maude). In 2012 she landed the part of cover Christine Daaé in “The Phantom of the Opera” (Her Majesty’s Theatre, London) where she played the role 70 times.
Ashleigh's love of music knows no end. On top of being the Musical Theatre teacher at St Clement Danes school in Chorleywood, and providing private tuition (coaching many aspiring students towards their LAMDA exams) Ashleigh has also found the time to established a musical theatre vocal ensemble called "In Good Company".
Nicholas is a professional actor having graduated from The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in 1992. He is about to take on the role of Phileas Fogg in "Around the World in 80 Days" at Eastbourne's Devonshire Park Theatre, before heading off to tour the UK with "The Mousetrap". Prior to this he was touring the UK alongside Nigel Havers and Patricia Hodge with "Private Lives". Other theatre roles include Captain Von Trapp in the International Tour of "The Sound of Music" visiting the Philippines, Singapore, China & Sri Lanka; "The Sound of Music" UK Tour & London, "The Phantom of the Opera" London, "The Bodyguard" London, "Tess of the D'urbervilles" UK Tour and London.
Film/TV appearances include “War Machine” with Brad Pitt for Netflix, as well as "The Royals" for E!, 24 - Live Another Day (FOX) and Doctors (BBC).
He has also recently taken up learning the ukulele, so don't be surprised if he arrives at your gig with it!