Talking Torberry with Alan Hay

Talking Torberry with Alan Hay

He may look like a simple potato farmer, but there’s a lot more to Torberry than meets the eye. We caught up with actor Alan Hay to find out what it was like to play this intriguing character. How did you get into acting? After moving to England  (from...
Grace Parry on playing Dalia

Grace Parry on playing Dalia

For Grace Parry, Ren fulfilled a dream of appearing in a period fantasy piece. We asked her to tell us more about her role as Ren’s loyal friend, Dalia. How did you get into acting? It seemed I always had the ‘bug’ for acting. I grew up near Norwich...
Good People of Lyngarth: The Extras

Good People of Lyngarth: The Extras

It’s one thing to build a medieval village, but it would have been nothing without villagers to populate it. Fortunately, the Ren production team were able to gather together a pool of wonderful, dedicated extras to bring the square and streets of Lyngarth to...
Interview: Production Assistant Claire Finn

Interview: Production Assistant Claire Finn

Initially joining Ren as an extra, Claire Finn began helping in various areas behind the scenes, and quickly became one of the core team. We asked her to tell us about her time on the production. How did you get involved with Ren? I heard about Ren through my...
Free Spirit: Sophie Skelton on playing Ren

Free Spirit: Sophie Skelton on playing Ren

As the titular Ren, Sophie Skelton is the beating heart of the series. We asked her about the highlights and challenges of shooting season one. Firstly, how did you get into acting? Acting was always what I wanted to do and, when I was younger, I did a lot of stage...
Interview: Michelle Golder, Co Producer

Interview: Michelle Golder, Co Producer

A core member of Ren’s creative team, Michelle explains how she got involved in this epic project, doing everything from giving script feedback, through catering, to wrestling with German computers. First, tell us a bit about your background in film and theatre....