The following actors, artists and writers have all generously donated their time and their creative talents to write songs, read poems and create the artwork for the Not In Our Name CD, a pro-peace CD to raise funds and awareness for victims of war.

Maxine Peake - Actress

Maxine Peake trained at the Royal Acadamy of Dramatic Art In London. Her first role out of drama school was in Victoria Woods’ sitcom, “Dinner Ladies” (1998) which ran for two series...

Heathcote Williams - Stop the War

Poet, actor, dramatist, magician and author, Heathcote Williams is a multi-talented and prolific peace activist.

Julie Hesmondhalgh recording not in our name CD

Julie is best known and loved for her multi-award-winning performance as the transgender, Hayley Cropper, in Britain’s TV soap, Coronation Street, a role she played for 16 years. Since leaving the soap in 2014 Julie has dedicated most of her time to working with LGBT and transgender….

Janis Hetherington - Writer of Love Lies Bleeding

Janis Hetherington is a Sexual Revolutionary who was the first openly Lesbian woman to be artificially Inseminated 44 years ago. She has appeared in many documentaries and has written numerous articles on Gay Rights...

Michael Smiley

Michael Smiley started his acting career as a stand up comedian. He co-starred as Tyres O’Flaherty, the bicycle-riding raver, alongside his former flatmate, Simon Pegg, in “Spaced” and as a memorable zombie in “Shaun of the Dead”...

Graphic Designer

Allison studied Fine Art, Painting Sculpture and finally ended up making Films at Goldsmiths, in the heady 80’s…

She is a passionate pro-peace activist and created the artwork for the Not In Our Name CD and website.

David Erdos, Actor and Director

David Erdos is an Actor, Writer, Director, Lecturer, Illustrator, Videographer, and self taught composer/musician of 25 years professional experience...

RAY SOUTER - Writer

Ray Souter is a writer and a member of Impeach Tony Blair and Veterans For peace UK...

Tom Laimer-Read

Tom Laimer-Read went to various state schools in Norwich, England during the 1980s and '90s in various states of consciousness, where he mostly enjoyed reading and not being at school...

John William Brown

John William Brown was born in 1947 in London. He is a poet, painter, performer and dramatist...

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