Hitcher – Robert Doyle
Rob Doyle is the author of two widely acclaimed books: the novel ‘Here Are
the Young Men’ and the short story collection ‘This Is the Ritual’, both published
by Bloomsbury. His writing appears in the Guardian, Sunday Times, Irish Times,
Dublin Review and elsewhere. ‘Hit the North’ is his first film.
Lover – Adélaïde Leroux
Adélaïde Leroux is a French actor, best known for her role in Bruno Dumont’s film, ‘Flanders’ (2006).
She has also played prominent roles in a number of other feature films, including Martin Provost’s
‘Séraphine’ (2008), Ursula Meier’s ‘Home’ (2008), Andrew Kötting’s ‘Ivul’ (2009), and Frédéric Pelle’s
‘Le chant du merle’ (‘Song of the blackbird’) (2016) and has appeared in numerous short films and stage roles.
Dad – Bill Fellows
Bill Fellows was born and bred in the North-East town of Middlesborough. His film credits include
Scott Man’s ‘The Tournament’ (2009), Brian Welsh’s ‘In Our Name’ (2010), James Strong’s ‘United’ (2011),
and Steve Stone’s ‘Extremis’ (2016). He has numerous television credits in dramas such as ‘Broadchurch’,
‘Vera’, ‘Waterloo Road’ and in Alan Bleasdale’s ‘Monocled Mutineer’ (1986), and he has appeared in a
variety of short films and stage roles.
Woman – Suzi Horton
Suzi Horton is a Scottish actor and a relative newcomer to the acting profession. ‘Hit the North’
is her first feature film. She has had several previous roles in various short films, television
dramas and TV commercials and recently played the lead in Samantha Devlin’s ‘Tipohilia’ (2016),
a New Writers play at the Rose Playhouse London.
Monk – Ron Delves
Ron Delves has been a senior film lecturer for over 25 years, teaching at numerous institutions,
including recent presentations at the BFI’s National Film Theatre in London. As an actor he is
best known for his role in Paul Bush’s experimental, documentary/drama ‘O Quanta Qualia’
(‘So Many, So Magnificent’) (1988) and he has also appeared in a variety of other films, such
as Mark Herman’s ‘Little Voice’ (1998), Tim Burton’s ‘Planet Of The Apes’ (2001) and several
short films and stage roles.