CLARA INDRANI will soon start rehearsals for 'The Deranged Marriage' for Rifco Arts.
HELEN LEDERER'S first novel 'Losing It' is now available from Pan Macmillan.
ROBIN SOANS has just finished a run at the Bush Theatre in 'Visitors' by Barney Norris, which was nominated in the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright.
ACE BHATTI has just completed filming on ITV's new drama 'Jekyll and Hyde' and has also completed shooting on 'Black Work' for Mammoth/ITV. He also recently played a guest lead in the first 'Lewis' story.
VIVIENNE ACHEAMPONG is currently in 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' now playing at the Gielgud Theatre until 20th June.
STEVE TOUSSAINT was recently seen as Will Pemberton in 'Scott & Bailey' and has just finished filming a guest lead in 'DCI Banks' for Left Bank Pictures for ITV. Steve has now also completed filming on 'Tut' for Spike TV, a Viacom company.
Congratulations to ANDREW TIERNAN, 'Common' won the Broadcast Award 2015 for Best Single Drama, and to GEORGE COSTIGAN, 'Happy Valley' won the Best Drama Series Award. Congratulations also to MARK WILLIAMS, 'Father Brown Series 2' was shortlisted for 'Best Daytime Programme' and also to IAN HALLARD: 'An Adventure in Space and Time' was nominated for 'Best Single Drama'.
OLIVER FORD DAVIES and JIM HOOPER have just finished appearing in the RSC's 'Henry IV Parts One and Two' at the Barbican in London.
We are delighted to announce that SCOTT ANSON has joined CDA. Amongst his numerous high-profile credits Scott recently appeared in the Olivier Award nominated production of THE FULL MONTY, directed by Daniel Evans, in the West End.
Congratulations to ROSIE WYATT, 'Spine' won a coveted Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival where it also won The Herald Angel Award and Rosie won The Stage Award for Acting Excellence. Rosie has just finished performing 'Spine' at Soho Theatre.
EDWARD HIBBERT is now in rehearsals for the new musical comedy 'It Shoulda Been You' at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Broadway, directed by David Hyde Pierce, previewing from 17th March.
JOY RICHARDSON has joined the company of 'Shakespeare in Love' for the West End.
MARK AIKEN has recently filmed an episode of 'George Gently' for Company Pictures for the BBC.
CAROLINE O'NEILL has recently completed filming 'Urban Hymn' for Michael Caton-Jones.
GEORGE LASHA recently filmed 'Interceptor' for BBC TV and episodes of 'Foyle's War' and 'Vera' for ITV and has now completed filming on 'Doctors' for the BBC.
JOE TUCKER has just finished filming on 'The Frankenstein Chronicles' which Rainmark Films is making for ITV Encore.
JULIE DRAY is about to film a new comedy series for BBC2 called 'From The Cradle to The Grave'.
ROSIE WYATT just finished filming an episode of 'Inspector George Gently' for the BBC and is now playing in 'The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas' which is being directed by Joe Murphy for Chichester Festival Theatre.
ALAN WILLIAMS has just finished filming a new regular in 'Woody' - a six part comedy series for BBC1. He is soon going back to the National Theatre to start rehearsals for 'Light Shining in Buckinghamshire' which is being directed by Lyndsey Turner.
AMANDA REDMAN has recently completed filming a new three-part drama for ITV 'The Trials of Jimmy Rose' directed by Adrian Shergold, opposite Ray Winstone.
MARK WILLIAMS is currently being seen in a new series of 'The Link'. He was recently seen as the title role in the latest series of 'Father Brown'.
LUCY ROBINSON is now at the National Theatre in the new Tom Stoppard play 'The Hard Problem' directed by Nicholas Hytner. Lucy has also recently filmed the part of Young Cecily in 'The Hollow Crown II' directed by Dominic Cooke for the BBC.
KATHRYN HOWDEN is receiving wonderful reviews for her performance in 'The Slab Boys' at the Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow. Mark Fisher in The Guardian says 'every time she comes on, she illuminates the stage' while Joyce McMillan in The Scotsman says 'the glittering stars are... a fabulously theatrical Kathryn Howden'. 'The Slab Boys' runs until 7th March at the Citizens' and then 10th to 14th March at King's Theatre, Edinburgh. Kathryn is also about to film the new series 'Mountain Goats' for BBC1.
DIANA HARDCASTLE attended the Royal Premiere of 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' which opens nationally on Thursday 26th February.
Congratulations to JUNE WATSON who has won the 2014 Clarence Derwent Award for the roles of Mammy in 'The Cripple of Inishmaan' at the Noel Coward Theatre, directed by Michael Grandage; and as Nanny in 'Before the Party' at the Almeida Theatre directed by Matthew Dunster. June recently appeared in 'Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death' on Sky1 and also recently completed filming 'A Song for Jenny' for the BBC directed by Brian Percival. June is currently rehearsing 'The Father' for Trafalgar Studios 2 which opens 11th March and plays until 11th April.
IAN HALLARD has just finished appearing in 'Great Britain' at Theatre Royal Haymarket - he is now about to play Alan Turing at the Hope Theatre in Islington.
BARNEY ILEY is about to film 'The School' an Avalon/E4 comedy pilot.
JOE McGANN has just finished playing Mr Walter Hobbs in 'ELF: The Musical' in Plymouth and Dublin. 'ELF' is now confirmed to play at the Dominion Theatre from October 2015 to January 2016.
ANDREW TIERNAN was recently seen in 'Slient Witness' and 'The Driver' on BBC1 and 'The Great Fire' on ITV. Andrew has also just finished filming 'Code of a Killer' for World Productions for ITV.
RUTH SHEEN is about to film a regular role in 'The Forgotten' - a new series being made by Mainstreet Pictures for ITV. She can currently be seen playing Sarah Danby, Turner's Mistress, in 'Mr Turner' the latest film directed by Mike Leigh, and has just finished filming on 'Inside No. 9' - with Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.
JENNY GALLOWAY has just finished appearing in 'Tiger Country', written and directed by Nina Raine, at Hampstead Theatre.
We are delighted to announce that JOHN PAUL HURLEY has joined CDA. John Paul was most recently seen in 'Last Tango in Halifax', 'The Village', and 'Peaky Blinders'.
SIMON WILLIAMS has just finished filming 'The Syndicate' - made by Rollem Productions for BBC1 and written by Kay Mellor.
Congratulations to SUZANNE BERTISH who has won the 2014 Joe A. Callaway Award, presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation, recognising her performance in 'The Heir Apparent' as the best in a professional production of a classic play. Suzanne was also cited for her performance at the Roundabout Theatre in 'Machinal' directed by Lyndsey Turner.
BERWICK KALER recently completed a record 36th Panto season at York Theatre Royal in 'Old Mother Goose' which he wrote, directed and starred in!
GEOFFREY LUMB and PAUL WOODSON are now touring in Filter's production of 'Macbeth'.
JOHN LIGHTBODY has just completed filming on the last series of 'Wallander'.
Congratulations to PHYLLIS LOGAN and JIM CARTER - 'Downton Abbey' has won 'Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series' at the SAG Awards 2015 and 'Most Popular Drama' at the National Television Awards 2015. Downton Abbey was also nominated for 'Best TV Drama' in the 2015 Golden Globes and shortlisted in the 'International Programme Sales' category of the Broadcast Awards.
STEVEN HILLMAN and EMILY ASTON have now finished the tour of the National Theatre production of 'War Horse' which won 'Best Visiting Production' at The Manchester Theatre Awards.
HEATHER CRANEY and RENE ZAGGER are playing in 'Made in Dagenham' in the West End at the Adelphi Theatre. Also, many congratulations to Heather: 'Ambiguous Loss', produced by Toby Swift for BBC Radio 4, in which she played Sally, has won 'Best Drama Series' at the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2015.
We are pleased to announce that our client LARRY LAMB has joined the regular cast of 'New Tricks' for the forthcoming twelfth series of the show. Polly Hill, BBC Head of Independent Drama, says: "Larry is a brilliant and talented actor, he is a fantastic recruit for UCOS and we look forward to seeing the new team in action."
DAVID CALDER recently completed filming 'Queen of the Desert' for Werner Herzog and 'The Lady in The Van' for Nicholas Hytner. He has now joined the original cast of 'The Nether' by Jennifer Haley, recently nominated for Best Play in the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, which runs until April 2015 at the Duke of York's Theatre. David will then join Kristin Scott Thomas in 'The Audience' at the Apollo Theatre as Winston Churchill, playing from late April to July 2015.
NATALIE PERERA recently completed filming the lead in the feature film 'Scandalous' in Trinidad, directed by Todd Kessler.
KAREN DUNBAR and the cast of Phyllida Lloyd's 'Henry IV' led by Sharon Rooney have recorded a cover of 'Daddy's Gone' in support of women in prison. All proceeds will go to three selected charities: Clean Break, Justice for Women UK, and Donmar Outreach. You can buy the single by SHARON ROONEY AND THE HENRYS on iTunes HERE. Karen will reprise the role of Martha in 'Can't Forget About You' directed by Conleth Hill at the Tron in Glasgow in July 2015.
Congratulations to STEPHEN THOMPSON - 'In The Flesh' has won the BAFTA Award for Best Mini Series.
We are delighted to announce that CATHY MURPHY has joined CDA. She recently completed filming on 'River' a new drama for BBC1 directed by Tim Fywell.
HAMZA JEETOOA has just finished playing in 'Teh Internet Is Serious Business' for the Main House at The Royal Court Theatre.
KATIE BRAYBEN is playing Carole King in 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical', which tells the story of Carole King's journey from schoolgirl to superstar, at the Aldwych Theatre.
Congratulations to PHYLLIS LOGAN, her character, Mrs Hughes, has been voted the most popular Downton Abbey character of all time in a recent RadioTimes.com poll.
STEPHANIE STREET has received wonderful notices for her performances at the National Theatre in David Hare's adaptation of Katherine Boo's book: 'Behind The Beautiful Forevers' directed by Rufus Norris.