Performer, Co-Devisor

Shereen Roushbaiani is an award winning actress, graduating From Rose Bruford College in 2011. Shereen has appeared in a wide range of theatrical performances including FAME: THE MUSICAL, THE CRUCIBLE, ME AND MY FRIEND and ALWAYS THE BRIDE. Screen credits include DOCTORS, MIDSUMMER MURDERS and feature film SOME ADULT CONTENT. Shereen won rave reviews for her leading performances in PRIDE & PREJUDICE: THE PANTO at The Cockpit Theatre, London and MUMMYLOGUES at the Stockwell Playhouse. In 2020, Shereen won the prestigious Actors Planet monologue competition. 

Shereen Roushbaiani is represented by Audere Talent Management


Writer, Director, Designer

David Shopland is an internationally recognised theatremaker; holding a First Class degree from Rose Bruford College and a Masters in Writing For Performance and Dramaturgy from Goldsmiths. David has written and directed plays across three continents and seen productions reach over 250,000 people. Writing credits include THE LITTLE MERMAID (Riverside Studios), CINDERELLA: THE ANTI PANTO (Leicester Square Theatre) and LESSONS LEARNED (National Theatre of China). Directing credits include MACBETH (UK Tour), AN IDLE WORLD (Trafalgar Studios, West End), LOGIN ERROR (Southwark Playhouse) and A DREAM OF DYING (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)

David is Artistic Director of Fake Escape Theatre.



Fake Escape was founded in Bath in 2013 by David Shopland, Lewis Oatley and Matthew Grace and has  since been committed to spearheading exciting new artistic projects that not only entertain and engage audiences, but open a dialogue with a new generation of theatregoers and theatremakers alike. Fake Escape founded the successful '20:20 Vision' immersive new writing festival for writers, performers and theatremakers under 30.

Fake Escape have produced shows in London, Edinburgh, Bristol and Paris, winning multiple awards and accolades