EDWARD HIBBERT has just finished appearing in the smash hit Broadway musical 'Something Rotten' at St James Theater which closed on 1st January.
'Capital' in which HAMZA JEETOOA played Usman has won 'Best TV Movie/ Mini-Series' at the 2016 International Emmy Awards. He has just been seen in 'Silent Witness' and he was nominated for 'Best Actor' for his performance in 'My Jihad' at the EE ACTA Awards.
KATHRYN HOWDEN has just finished filming on 'Clique' for Balloon Entertainment/Kindle Entertainment. She is currently being seen playing Maggie McLean in 'River City' for BBC Scotland.
LAURA KIRMAN recently finished playing in 'Waiting For Waiting For Godot' at the St James Theatre. She is now in rehearsals for 'Vice Versa' and 'Dido, Queen of Carthage' for the RSC.
GWYNETH STRONG has recently been seen playing Geraldine Clough in 'EastEnders.'
ROBINAH KIRONDE has just finished MA - Classical Theatre at Drama Centre.
GEORGE COSTIGAN recently played Clem Jones in 'What Shadows' directed Roxana Silbert at Birmingham Rep - The Times and The Telegraph review ★★★★.
CAROLINE O'NEILL was recently seen in 'Last Tango in Halifax' for Red Productions and series 4 of 'Endeavour', reprising her role as Win Thursday.
DIANA HARDCASTLE is currently in rehearsals for 'Seventeen', directed by Anne-Louise Sarks - playing at the Lyric Hammersmith 4th March > 8th April 2017.
SIMON ROUSE has just finished playing in 'The Dresser' - director was Sean Foley, it played at The Duke of Yorks Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre. His last West End appearance was in 'Hangmen' by Martin McDonagh.
CHUKWUDI IWUJI recently finished playing Hamlet at The Public Theater in New York, directed by Patricia McGregor. Last year he was honoured with the Linda Gross Playing Shakespeare Award. His recent screen work includes MADAM SECRETARY for CBS and BLINDSPOT for Warner Bros - he also took part in The Sundance Directors Lab in Utah. Chukwudi can currently be seen in the feature film 'John Wick: Chapter 2' directed by Chad Stahelski.
CHUKWUDI IWUJI is now playing in 'Hedda Gabler' at The National Theatre, directed by Ivo van Hove. The Hollywood Reporter reviews 'Chukwudi Iwuji, charismatic.' and Variety ' Chukwudi Iwuji's brilliant Lovborg. The Guardian '...Chukwudi Iwuji has just the right Byronic fervour as Lovborg' - ★★★★ and The Radio Times reviews 'Patrick Marber's updated text is seething with sexuality, darkness and humour which is performed beautifully by the actors...Chukwudi Iwuji is devastating as Lovborg.' - ★★★★★.
KAREN DUNBAR has just returned from NYC where she has been playing Trinculo in Phyllida Lloyd's 'The Tempest' at St Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn. The Independent reviews 'No queue for returns is more worth joining than the Saturday marathons...There have been many high-profile Shakespeare productions to mark 400 years since his death. Lloyd's Tempest is my personal favourite.' -★★★★★. What's On Stage - 'Karen Dunbar casts humorous insight on each part she plays...It's an exhilarating day - six hours that celebrate the imaginative power of theatre and the wonder of the women working within it.' -★★★★★.
The Observer - ' Karen Dunbar is one of the discoveries of the evening: an actor without vanity, and with complete concentration. She is distilled contempt as Casca; utter sleaze as Bardolph -★★★★★.
The New York Times - 'Their delirious glee is matched, in another key, by the drunken court underlings (Jackie Clune and Karen Dunbar) who devise an ill-fated rebellion against Prospero with his bestial servant, Caliban.'
ADAM BYRON is appearing in 'The Play That Goes Wrong', at The Duchess Theatre, which won the Olivier for 'Best New Comedy' in 2015.
BARRY McCARTHY is in the company of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' playing at The Palace Theatre to marvellous reviews. The Times reviews 'It is out of this world, it's magic, and it's a hit' - ★★★★★ and The Independent calls it 'A Theatre Production of immense wonder' - ★★★★★.
BERWICK KALER has just finished appearing in his 38th Panto 'Cinderella' to marvellous reviews at York Theatre Royal.
DAVID CALDER has just finished appearing in 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures' directed by Michael Boyd to marvellous reviews: ‘‘Among a cast of almost uniform excellence, primary plaudits should go to David Calder as the suicidal patriarch, sometimes intensely present, fists clenched, blood flushing to his face, at other times self-absenting, pitiable.’’ - ★★★★ The Telegraph...‘’David Calder’s Gus has the right mix of gravitas and rumbling embitterment.’’- ★★★★ The Guardian.
He recently finished filming on NBC's series 'Emerald City' directed by Tarsem Singh and on 'The Hatton Garden Job' directed by Ronnie Thompson for Signature Entertainment - which will be released on 14th April 2017.
SAMUEL JAMES has just finished playing Lord Sutch in the new James Graham play 'Monster Raving Loony' directed by Simon Stokes which has transferred from Plymouth to the Soho Theatre. The Evening Standard reviewed '...deliberately eccentric, full of boisterous vitality.' - ★★★★ and Time Out ‘The multi-tasking, multi-styling cast are phenomenally good.’ - ★★★★.
JONATHAN NEWTH is now filming on Series 2 of 'The Crown' - he can currently be seen in series 1 as Buckingham Palace Page available on Netflix.
'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' won 'Best Play' at The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, 'Best New Play' at the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards and won a total of eight awards at the WhatsOnStage Awards.
GEORGE LASHA has completed filming on 'Le Bureau Des Legendes' for The Oligarchs Productions with Canal + France, directed by Eric Rochant.
JUNE WATSON is currently touring in 'Escaped Alone' written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald - she has just returned from BAM, New York having recently played at the Royal Court. Michael Billington reviewed 'The great June Watson invests Vi with a wonderful mixture of tart-tongues vigour and hunger for knowledge.' June has completed filming on 'The Death of Stalin' directed by Armando Iannucci and was recently seen in 'To Walk Invisible' directed by Sally Wainwright for BBC Grafton House Productions.
ANGUS IMRIE was last seen in 'The Hollow Crown II' directed by Dominic Cooke on BBC2 and he can currently be heard playing Josh Archer in 'The Archers.' Angus is now in his second and final year at LAMDA - he recently played Trofimov in 'The Cherry Orchard' and can soon be seen as Jaques in 'As You Like It.'
Congratulations to ROBBIE COLTRANE who won the 'Best Actor Award' at the Roma Fiction Fest 2016 for his role as Paul Finchley in 'National Treasure' on Channel 4, directed by Marc Munden. 'National Treasure' also took home the 'Special Jury Prize.'
JENNY GALLOWAY recently finished filming on the feature 'Crooked House' directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner. She was last seen in 'Fleabag' directed by Harry Bradbeer for Two Brothers Pictures on BBC2.
JOHN PAUL HURLEY was recently seen in 'Rillington Place' made by BBC Grafton House Productions for BBC1.
JUDE OWUSU has just finished playing in 'Much Ado About Nothing' at The reFASHIONed Theatre in Selfridges. He is about to start rehearsals on 'Jeramee, Hartleby & Oooglemore' which will be directed by Tim Crouch.
JOSEPH LONG was recently seen playing Abd Al-Aziz in 'Tryant' on Fox.
PAUL LOUGHRAN has finished appearing in 'Forever Yours, Mary-Lou' directed by Laurence Boswell at Theatre Royal Bath - with The Times reviewing '...all four performers are first-rate in Laurence Boswell's seated but evocative production'. He was last seen playing Darryl Perkins in 'Coronation Street' and series regular Devon Sam in 'Jericho' on ITV.
MARK CHARNOCK continues to appear as Marlon Dingle in 'Emmerdale' - who triumphed as winners of 'Best Serial Drama' at The National Television Awards 2017.
BRIAN PETTIFER has just finished filming on 'Darkest Hour' a feature film, directed by Joe Wright. The film 'Whisky Galore!' in which he stars, recently premiered at the Closing Night of the 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival and will be on general release in Spring 2017.
JULIE DRAY has just finished filming on 'RIVIERA', which is being made by Archery Pictures for Sky Atlantic. The film 'La Femme et Le TGV' in which Julie played the Dance Teacher, was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Live Action Short Film Category.
RUTH SHEEN has just finished filming on 'Prime Suspect 1973' a six parter for ITV, directed by David Caffrey. She is now filming 'The Woman in White' for BBC1.
IAN BURFIELD is currently playing Alfred Doolittle in 'Pygmalion' directed by Sam Pritchard - at the West Yorkshire Playhouse until 25th February it then tours until 13th May 2017. He has finished filming on 'Prime Suspect 1973' the six parter for ITV, directed by David Caffrey and was last seen in 'Humans' made by Kudos for Channel 4.
DAVID IRELAND has been nominated for Best New Play for Cyprus Avenue' in the Irish Times Theatre Awards and he was nominated for the Charles Wintour Award for most promising playwright for 'Cyprus Avenue' at this year's Evening Standard Theatre Awards. He was recently seen in an episode of 'Still Game' on BBC1.
SERENA MANTEGHI has just finished filming 'Green Life' directed by George Taylor. She is about to start rehearsals on 'Echoes' for the Brits off Broadway Season at 59E59 Theaters and will then go to the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough to play Little Voice in 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.'
MARK TANDY has just finished filming on the feature film 'AA Milne' directed by Simon Curtis. He was last seen in 'The Philanderer' directed by Paul Miller at the Orange Tree, Richmond - with the Express giving it 4 stars and WhatsOnStage reviewing '...Mark Tandy is great fun as a puffed-up windbag of a theatre critic...and this is a superb cast'. Mark can currently be seen playing Cecil Beaton in 'The Crown' on Netflix.
JAK FORD-LANE has just been seen in 'Taboo' directed by Anders Engström.
LUKE FEWELL has just finished filming on 'The Trial' made by Dragonfly TV/ Channel 4.
ROGER MORLIDGE has just finished filming on 'Steven' a feature film which is being directed by Mark Gill and is now filming on 'The More You Ignore Me' which is being directed by Keith English.
NATALIE PERERA played the lead in the feature 'Bazodee' in Trinidad, directed by Todd Kessler. The film opened the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival and premiered in New York on July 27th - it will play at the London Asian Film Festival. Natalie has just filmed 'The Midnight Beast Presents Valentine's Day' for SKY and the second series of 'Jack and Dean of all Trades.'
JAN HARVEY has recently been seen guest starring in 'EastEnders' as Margaret Midhurst.
ANDREW TIERNAN has recently finished filming on 'Safe House 2' directed by Marc Evans for Eleventh Hour Films/ ITV.
KEVIN WHATELY was recently seen in an episode of the cult TV Comedy 'Still Game' on BBC1.
LU CORFIELD was recently seen in 'Crazyhead' on E4 - the series has been nominated for 'Best Drama' at the RTS, West of England Awards 2017. She recently filmed an episode of 'VERA' for ITV and a comedy inspired by Macbeth called 'WYRDOES' - directed by Nat Luurtsema for the Shakespeare's Sister initiative, commissioned by Film London and the British Council. The short film 'Three Women Wait for Death' in which Lu plays Hester has won 'Best British Short Film' at the Encounters Film Festival.
JUDY FLYNN has just been seen in 'Call The Midwife' on BBC1.
OWEN WHITELAW is currently in 'The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart' playing at The McKittrick Hotel, New York - 'NY TIMES CRITICS' PICK' Ben Brantley at the New York Times. He was recently seen in 'One of Us' on BBC1.
RENÉ ZAGGER has just finished filming on 'Britannia' a new 10 part drama, made by Vertigo TV and Neal Street Productions for Sky/ Amazon.
ROBIN SOANS has just finished filming the feature 'Victoria and Abdul', directed by Stephen Frears and he was recently seen in 'Victoria' on ITV. Robin can soon be seen in the feature film 'Viceroy's House' directed by Gurinder Chadha - which will be released in the UK on 3rd March 2017. He is now in rehearsals for Barney Norris' new play 'Echo's End.'
TERENCE HARVEY can soon be seen in the feature film 'Viceroy's House' directed by Gurinder Chadha - which will be released in the UK on 3rd March 2017.
The new British monarchy drama 'The Crown' is now available to watch on Netflix, series one features - Michael Cochrane, Paul Longley, Jonathan Newth, Mark Tandy, Paul Thornley and Alan Williams.
LUCY AKHURST has just been seen in 'The Autumn Garden' at The Jermyn Street Theatre.
NADIA ALBINA is now in rehearsals for 'Othello' which will play at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. She recently finished playing in 'I Call My Brothers' at The Gate Theatre in Notting Hill. The Evening Standard reviewed 'There's particularly fine support from Nadia Albina as the under-pressure object of Amor's affections' - ★★★★ and The Times ' Angry, intelligent and fiercely gripping.' - ★★★★
ARTY FROUSHAN is now in his second and final year at LAMDA - he has just played the lead role of Paul in 'Birdland' and is soon to play Duke Senior in 'As You Like It.'
PHILIP MARTIN BROWN has recently finished filming on 'Darkest Hour' a feature film directed by Joe Wright and can currently be seen in 'The Worst Witch' on CBBC.
BILLY POSTLETHWAITE has just finished filming on the feature 'Bates of the Amazon' directed by Mike Slee. He is about to start rehearsals for a production of 'The Plague' which is being directed by Neil Bartlett for the Arcola Theatre.
NIALL RANSOME has just finished playing in 'Romeo and Juliet' for The Rose Playhouse and is now playing in 'The Comedy About A Bank Robbery.' Niall's one man show 'FCUK'D' played at The Vaults Festival on the 26th January and 2nd February.
DAVID BURNETT is now in rehearsals for the ROME Season at the RSC.
CLARA INDRANI has just finished filming on 'Vera'.
SUZANNE BERTISH plays returning character Matron Brannan in PBS's new Civil War-based Drama 'Mercy Street' produced by Ridley Scott and David W. Zucker. The Guardian reviews 'Mercy Street is crisp and quick and a great addition to PBS's roster' and The Wrap Covering Hollywood says 'Suzanne Bertish steals countless scenes with agile grace and humour' - she has just completed filming the second series in Virginia. She has also recently filmed cameo roles in 'Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool' directed by Paul McGuigan and 'The Wife' directed by Björn Runge.
GEOFFREY LUMB has just finished filming on 'Paddington 2.' He is now in rehearsals on 'Vice Versa' and 'Coriolanus' for the RSC.
RON DONACHIE has recently completed filming on 'Loch Ness' directed by Brian Kelly for ITV Studios. He can currently be seen playing Dr Michael Rosenburg in 'River City' for BBC Scotland.
JANE SLAVIN has just been seen in 'Harley and The Davidsons' on the Discovery Channel.
AMANDA REDMAN can currently be seen playing Dr Lydia Fonseca in 'The Good Karma Hospital' on ITV.
IAIN ROBERTSON has just finished appearing in 'On the Sidelines' at A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór. He will soon be seen in 'Whisky Galore!' directed by Gillies MacKinnon - which premiered at the Closing Night Gala of the 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival and will be on general release in Spring 2017.
JOY RICHARDSON is now on the International and UK Tour of Cheek by Jowl's production of 'The Winter's Tale.'
PAUL LONGLEY has just been seen in 'Allied' directed by Robert Zemeckis and is about to start filming on 'Game Face' for Objective Productions.
ADIE ALLEN has just finished filming 'The Bookshop', which is a feature film directed by Isabel Coixet.
TIM TRELOAR recently appeared in 'Three Sister' being directed by Selina Cartmell at The Lyric, Belfast. He was recently seen in 'Dark Heart' a crime drama pilot for ITV Encore.
ACE BHATTI has recently completed filming on 'Three Girls' being made by BBC Grafton House Productions and 'Vera' for ITV Studios.
GREG KOLPAKCHI recently finished filming on the feature film 'Ashes In The Snow' directed by Marius A. Markevicius.
CHRIS CORRIGAN is now filming 'The Terror' a new ten parter for television being made by AMC/ Scott Free Productions. He recently appeared in 'Cyprus Avenue' written by David Ireland and directed by Vicky Featherstone at The Royal Court Theatre, London.
JAMES LARKIN has just finished directing the next series of 'Call The Midwife', he is now filming 'McMafia' for BBC/AMC.
CATHY MURPHY has just finished filming on 'Fearless' a new six parter TV series, which is being directed by Pete Travis for Mammoth Screen.
MARK WILLIAMS was recently seen in the fifth series of 'Father Brown' on BBC1.
LARRY LAMB has just finished filming on 'Rise of The Footsoldier' and 'The Hatton Garden Job' - the feature film based on the famous robbery, directed by Ronnie Thompson for Signature Entertainment - it will be released on 14th April 2017. He is currently filming on 'Mount Pleasant.'
MICHAEL SIMKINS has just finished filming on 'Harlots' made by Monumental Pictures for ITV encore/ Hulu. He recently appeared in 'Good Canary' directed by John Malkovich - at the Rose Theatre, Kingston. The Guardian reviews 'The acting is also exemplary' - ★★★ and The Times and Daily Mail give it - ★★★★.
IAN HALLARD was nominated for a WhatsOnStage Award - 'Best Actor in a Play' for 'The Boys In The Band' which played at the Vaudeville Theatre after its run at the Park Theatre.
GREGOR FISHER has just finished headlining in Kings Theatre Glasgow's Panto 'Cinderella' - with The Herald reviewing 'Fisher and Roper are a well-matched treat we don't actually get enough of, so cherish the naughty fun of their double-act (and entendres), and the dark, scary menace they exert when bullying Cinders.' Gregor plays Macroon in 'Whisky Galore!' directed by Gillies MacKinnon - which recently premiered at the Closing Night Gala of the 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival and will be on general release in Spring 2017. The Independent reviews 'Fisher gives a beguiling performance as Macroon...'- ★★★★.
JOHN LIGHTBODY has just finished playing Lysander in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at the Brisbane Festival, Australia and the Dublin Theatre Festival.
ROSIE WYATT has just finished touring with 'SPINE'. She is soon to start rehearsals for 'The Cardinal' which is being directed by Justin Audibert.
ANNIE HULLEY was last seen in 'Dark Heart' a crime drama pilot for ITV Encore and has just finished filming on 'Vera' for ITV.
STEVE TOUSSAINT can currently be seen in series 2 of 'Fortitude' on Sky Atlantic. He has recently finished appearing in 'Father Comes Home From The Wars' at the Royal Court, directed by Jo Bonney. The Financial Times reviews 'At the heart of proceedings is Hero, played with magnetic presence by Steve Toussaint' - ★★★★ and The Telegraph calls 'Steve Toussaint, magnificently intent, oak-strong and grizzled' - ★★★★.
SIMON WILLIAMS has just finished filming on the feature film 'AA Milne' which is being directed by Simon Curtis. He was recently seen in 'The Rebel' - a comedy made by Retort. Simon can soon be seen in the feature film 'Viceroy's House' directed by Gurinder Chadha - which will be released in the UK on 3rd March 2017.
STEPHEN THOMPSON is now filming 'The Terror' a new ten parter for television being made by AMC/Scott Free Productions.
VIVIENNE ACHEAMPONG is currently in rehearsals for 'City of Glass' directed by Leo Warner - playing at HOME, Manchester 4th > 18th March and then the Lyric, Hammersmith from 20th April > 20th May 2017. Vivienne took her one woman show 'Rainbow Class' to the Edinburgh Festival 2016 - The Guardian called it one of their ‘Three to see’ – Mark Lawson, 17th August 2016. Vivienne was recently seen in the pilot 'We The Jury' for Big Talk/BBC2.
PAUL WOODSON is now in rehearsals for 'All My Sons' directed by Michael Rudman - which will play in Hong Kong.
MARK RICE-OXLEY has just been seen in 'Nigel Farage Gets His Life Back' on BBC2. He has just finished playing in 'Years of Sunlight' directed by Amelia Sears.
TOM PADLEY has just been to L.A for the release of the Sony Pictures Feature 'Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of The Fourth Reich' - we expect UK release later this year.
MARK AIKEN was recently seen in a guest role in season 3 of 'Crossing Lines' on Alibi. He recently appeared in 'The Autumn Garden' at the Jermyn Street Theatre.
ALAN WILLIAMS has just finished playing in 'Mary Stuart' at The Almeida Theatre. He can currently be seen as Professor Hogg in 'The Crown.'
KATIE BRAYBEN has just finished filming on 'King Charles III.' Previously, Katie played in 'The Spoils' at The Trafalgar Studios with Jesse Eisenberg and in 'My Mother Said I Never Should' at the St James Theatre. Katie received the 2015 Olivier for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Carole King in 'Beautiful - The Carole King Musical'.
LUCY ROBINSON was recently seen in 'Cold Feet' on ITV - reprising her role as Robyn Duff.
OLIVER FORD DAVIES recently finished filming on 'Catastrophe' made by Avalon UK for Channel 4.
SHAZIA NICHOLLS is currently playing Olivia in 'Twelfth Night', directed by Alex Thorpe - it is part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Shakespeare Up Close Strand. Shazia can soon be seen in the second series of 'Doctor Foster' reprising her role of Julie - directed by Jeremy Lovering for Drama Republic.
FRANCES BARBER can currently be seen in 'MEDICI: Masters of Florence' with Dustin Hoffman on Netflix. She recently filmed leading roles in 'Midsomer Murders', 'Father Brown', 'Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool', 'Blue Iguana' and 'The Bookshop.' Frances has just finished filming on the feature film 'The Escape' directed by Dominic Savage.
HEATHER CRANEY is now in rehearsals for the new Nina Raine play 'Consent' at The National Theatre.
IVANA BASIC has just been in seen in 'No Offence' made by Abbottvision for Channel 4.
MICHAEL COCHRANE is currently in rehearsals for the tour of 'Nell Gwynn' directed by Chris Luscombe - which opens at The Lowry on 1st March 2017. Michael can currently be seen as Vice Provost Martens in 'The Crown' on Netflix.
PAUL THORNLEY was nominated for a WhatsOnStage Award in the category 'Best Supporting Actor in a Play'. He is currently playing in the West End Production of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' - Paul is playing Ron Weasley. The Telegraph reviews '...Paul Thornley, whose Ron is still genial, ginger and possessed of a gargantuan appetite' - ★★★★★ with the New York Times saying 'Joining Harry and company are his old chums and allies in the fight against darkness, the goofy Ron Weasley (Paul Thornley, delightful)...' Paul can currently be seen in 'The Crown' as the journalist Matheson.
WANDA VENTHAM can currently be seen in 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' directed by Mandie Fletcher for BBC Films.
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