Congratulations to ROBBIE COLTRANE for his portrayal of Paul Finchley in 'National Treasure' - winning the 'Best Actor Award' at Broadcasting Press Guild TV Awards, the RTS Awards 2017 and Roma Fiction Fest 2016, where he also won the 'Special Jury Prize'. Robbie also gained a BAFTA nomination for 'Leading Actor' at the 2017 Awards. The Programme itself took home the award for 'Best Mini-Series at the BAFTAs; 'Best Mini-Series' (RTS); 'New Programme of the Year' (Edinburgh TV Awards 2017) and a nomination for 'Best TV Drama' at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2017. 'Robbie Coltrane's Critical Evidence' won 'Best Factual Entertainment and Features' at this years RTS Scotland Awards.
JIM HOOPER has just finished playing in 'Troilus and Cressida' at the RSC.
KATHRYN HOWDEN is currently playing Maggie McLean in 'River City' for BBC Scotland and has also filmed 2 episodes of 'Clique' for BBC TV.
SUZANNE BERTISH has just finished playing in 'Troilus and Cressida' at the RSC. She has recently been seen playing Matron Brannan in series 2 of PBS's Civil War-based Drama 'Mercy Street' produced by Ridley Scott and David W. Zucker on Drama. Suzanne can be seen in a cameo role in 'The Wife' directed by Björn Runge.
GREG KOLPAKCHI has just finished filming a new regular role in 'Lee and Dean' - a 6 part series for C4.
TIM TRELOAR is currently in rehearsals for 'Dick Whittington and His Cat' at the Oxford Playhouse. He has just completed filming on series 8 of 'Call The Midwife' for BBC1 and comedy pilot 'The Tuckers', also for the BBC.
IAIN ROBERTSON is currently playing Stevie Adams in 'River City' for BBC Scotland and was recently seen in 'Whisky Galore!' directed by Gillies MacKinnon. Iain's short film 'Bridge' was awarded the Shortcuts Hitchcock of the Jury award at the Dinard Film Festival.
MICHAEL SIMKINS recently played at the RSC in 'The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich or The Beau Defeated' directed by Jo Davies - with The Guardian reviewing "Mary Pix's 1700 comedy about a rich widow's wayward social ascent becomes theatrical gold in Jo Davies' scintillating production - ★★★★. Michael has recently been seen in an episode of 'Endeavour' made by Mammoth Screen on ITV1.
ANDREW TIERNAN has recently been seen in series 2 of 'Marcella' directed by Charles Sturridge & Jim O'Hanlon on ITV and 'Bounty Hunters' directed by Will Sinclair on Sky1. He has also filmed the feature 'The Good Soldier Schwejk' directed by Christine Edzard for Sand Films and an episode of 'Death in Paradise' for BBC TV.
JONATHAN NEWTH can currently be seen in series 1 and 2 of 'The Crown' as the Buckingham Palace Page available on Netflix.
CHUKWUDI IWUJI bases himself in London and New York. He is currently filming on 'Designated Survivor'. Previously he was playing Othello at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park and was in a production of The Low Road directed by Michael Greif which won him an Obie Award and a nomination for a Lucille Lortel Award. He was most recently seen in The Split on BBC 1 as series regular Zander.
JOE TUCKER has just finished filming on the new Michael Winterbottom film 'Greed'. Previously he was filming 'Chernobyl', the upcoming American-British TV mini series which is a co-production between SKY and HBO.
CAROLINE O'NEILL was recently seen in series 5 of 'Endeavour' reprising her role as Win Thursday and is currently filming series 6.
BRIAN PETTIFER was recently seen in the feature film 'Darkest Hour' directed by Joe Wright and can currently be seen in the 'Black Mirror' episode 'Crocodile' for Zeppotron directed by John Hillcoat on Netflix.
MARK RICE-OXLEY is currently filming on 'Anne' a four parter for World Productions/ ITV1. He has just finished filming on 'Father Brown' for the BBC.
'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' won a record-breaking nine prizes at the Olivier Awards 2017. Further awards include 'Best Play' at The Evening Standard Theatre Awards and 'Best New Play' at the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards and won a total of eight awards at the WhatsOnStage Awards. The play also took home the prize in the 'Theatre' category at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2017.
DAVID BURNETT has just finished filming a new regular role in 'VICTORIA' for ITV and has just finished filming on 'Manhunt' being made by Buffalo Pictures also for ITV.
NATALIE PERERA has just finished playing in 'Glass Roots' directed by Evan Keele. She recently finished filming on the feature 'Together' for Colour TV and 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 and recently played 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.'
ANGUS IMRIE can soon be seen in the feature film 'The Kid Who Would be King' directed by Joe Cornish for Working Title/ Big Talk/ Fox. Angus has recently completed filming on series 2 of 'Fleabag' for Two Brothers Pictures. He has also just finished filming on 'The Spanish Princess' for New Pictures/Starz along with a leading role in 'Pond Life' directed by Bill Buckhurst for Open Palm Films. Angus can currently be heard playing Josh Archer in 'The Archers.'
BERWICK KALER is currently writing his 40th Panto 'The Grand Old Dame of York' which he will co direct and star in this Christmas at York Theatre Royal.
TOM PADLEY is currently playing in 'Macbeth', 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' at the RSC - with The Independent reviewing the latter as '...ablaze with energy and throngs with strong, quirky performances. I particularly liked Tom Padley as a blazered chump of a Slender (the kind of man who goes to high-five people and is left hitting air)...' Tom 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. The short film 'I'm Dead' in which he plays the lead, is soon to open at the London Film Festival.
ANAÏS PARELLO has just finished filming 'I-Art' in France, a new TV series being directed by Alexandre da Silva.
STEPHEN THOMPSON is currently filming on the feature 'Military Wives Choir' being directed by Peter Cattaneo.
ROBIN SOANS is now in rehearsals for 'Uncle Vanya' at Hampstead Theatre. He has just finished filming 'Christmas Prince Switch' an original Netflix Movie. Most recently he was seen in 'Victoria and Abdul' directed by Stephen Frears and in the TV series 'Victoria' made by Mammoth for ITV.
VIVIENNE ACHEAMPONG has recently filmed on the comedy 'Rose Matafeo's Comedy Blap' for Avalon, directed by Al Campbell and the Netflix comedy drama 'Turn Up Charlie' made by Brown Eyed Boy. She has also just completed filming on the second series of Famalam for BBC3 / BBC2.
ADAM BYRON was recently seen in 'Suffragettes' made by Brook Lapping for the BBC.
PAUL WOODSON has just finished playing the lead role of Antonio in 'The Duchess of Malfi' at the RSC. He is soon to start rehearsals on 'To Kill A Mockingbird' which will tour the UK.
FRANCES BARBER has just finished filming 'The Queen and I', a TV film made by King Bert for Sky One and directed by Dan Zeff. Frances has just finished playing Mrs Cheveley in 'An Ideal Husband' for Classic Spring Theatre Company, directed by Jonathan Church - with The Telegraph reviewing 'As played by Frances Barber with a purring, feline satisfaction - sharpened claws lurking beneath elaborate regalia' - ★★★★ and The Guardian 'Frances Barber invests her with just the right mix of scarlet-gowned hostility and awareness of her own absurdity: she is both flamboyant and giggly at the same time' - ★★★★. Frances is currently filming 'Queens of Mystery' for Acorn TV, directed by Jamie Stone.
OWEN WHITELAW has recently completed filming on 'Shetland' directed by Gordon Anderson. He recently played Colin Syme in 'The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart' which toured Scotland, and played at the Spoleto Festival in America. Owen can currently be seen in the BBC Drama, previously known as 'One of Us' now re-titled 'Retribution' available on Netflix.
Congratulations to DAVID CALDER who starred in 'The Red' Marcus Brigstocke's first drama for radio - who won 'Best Single Drama' at the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2018.
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' - ★★★★★.
CATHY MURPHY has just finished filming on the new Poliakoff 'Summer of Rockets.'
MARK WILLIAMS has recently completed filming series seven of 'Father Brown' for BBC TV and will be playing Dr Dolittle in the first leg of a new production, directed by Christopher Renshaw, opening in Bromley in November and touring till early May 2019.
KATIE BRAYBEN is now playing in 'Honour' at the Park Theatre. Previously she was playing in 'A Walk on the Moon' for the A.C.T Theater in San Francisco. She will soon be seen playing a guest lead in 'Luther' for the BBC.
ROGER MORLIDGE has just finished filming on 'Anne', a four parter for World Productions for ITV1. Previously he was playing in 'Queen Margaret' at Manchester Royal Exchange.
KAREN DUNBAR is currently performing in the tour of 'Calendar Girls the Musical'. Karen has recently finished filming the Short Film 'JACK' directed by Tom van den Hurk for Quigley Film. Karen also gave a Ted Talk at the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow on 1st June 2018. Her talk, 'Use humour as a tool, not a weapon' is now available to watch on YouTube.
JOE McGANN is now playing in Love-Lies-Bleeding at The Print Room at the Coronet. Joe was last seen playing Jackie White in Sting's musical 'The Last Ship' with The Telegraph reviewing "If the standing ovation given to the company (including, Sting, who joined them onstage) on opening night is any measure, it is a winning combination." - ★★★★ and The Stage "Standing out in a universally strong cast, Joe McGann brings a stoic dignity to the role of foreman Jackie White." - ★★★★★
AMEET CHANA has just finished playing in the 'The Village' at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. He recently appeared in 'What Shadows' directed by Roxana Silbert.
JANE SLAVIN - the film 'Pylon' in which she plays the lead had its premiere in London. She has just finished recording an audio-book of her novel 'Writing on the Water' with Big Finish and was last seen in 'Harley and The Davidsons' on the Discovery Channel.
EMILY HOWLETT has just been seen playing a guest lead in 'Casualty.'
GEOFFREY LUMB has just finished playing in 'Troilus and Cressida' at the RSC. He is soon to start rehearsals for 'Tartuffe' at The National Theatre.
LU CORFIELD has just finished filming on the new series 'Pitching In', a comedy drama for the BBC. She has recently finished filming on 'Sex Education' a new comedy drama for Netflix and 'The Athena' produced by Bryncoed Productions for Sky. She was last seen in an episode of 'Silent Witness' directed by Destiny Ekaragha on BBC1 and can currently be seen in 'Crazyhead' available on UK Netflix.
EMILY ASTON has just finished filming 'The Queen and I', a TV film made by King Bert for Sky One and directed by Dan Zeff.
RUTH SHEEN is now filming on 'Brassic', a six part comedy series for SKY TV.
KEVIN WHATELY has just returned from Norway where he has been playing The Narrator in 'Candide' at the Bergen Opera House.
NADIA ALBINA has just finished filming 'Home', a new comedy series for C4. She is now playing in 'The Madness of George III' for Nottingham Playhouse, starring Mark Gatiss.
MARK AIKEN has just finished playing in 'Paradise Circus' at The Playground Theatre, directed by Anthony Biggs. Mark recently finished filming a guest role on 'Father Brown' for BBC1.
JOSEPH LONG is now filming on 'Waiting For The Barbarians' a feature film being directed by Ciro Guerra.
MARK CHARNOCK continues to appear as Marlon Dingle in 'Emmerdale' - who triumphed as winners of 'Best Serial Drama' at The National Television Awards 2018.
JUDE OWUSU is currently playing the title role of Tamburlaine directed by Michael Boyd for the RSC - with The Guardian reviewing 'A dazzling Jude Owusu...' ★★★★, The Times 'Jude Owusu's all-conquering Tamburlaine [is] a figure of irresistible glamour' ★★★★★ and the Financial Times reviewing 'The backbone of this clarity is Jude Owusu's performance as Tamburlaine' ★★★★
'National Anthem' – a short film written by NATALIE PERERA and in which she plays one of the main roles Tulsi, was chosen for the Under Wire Film Festival in London.
GEORGE COSTIGAN has just finished filming on the new Sally Wainwright drama 'Gentleman Jack' for Lookout Point/ HBO/ BBC1. He recently played James Tyrone in 'Long Day's Journey Into Night' directed by Dominic Hill - with The Scotsman reviewing 'Against this backdrop, all five players deliver performances to remember. George Costigan's James is a living, roaring embodiment of the American dream come true...'
GREGOR FISHER has recently filmed 'The ABC Murders' made by Mammoth Screen for BBC1 and directed by Alex Gabassi. He was recently seen playing Macroon in 'Whisky Galore!' directed by Gillies MacKinnon. The Independent reviews 'Fisher gives a beguiling performance as Macroon...'- ★★★★.
NIALL RANSOME has just finished playing in 'The 39 Steps' which was a co production between Scarborough and Clwyd. Previously he was playing in 'The Comedy About A Bank Robbery.' The production was nominated for 'Best New Comedy' at The Olivier Awards 2017. His play 'FCUK'D' played at The Edinburgh Festival this summer.
SERENA MANTEGHI will soon be seen in 'Mrs Wilson', a three parter being made for BBC1 the director is Richard Laxton. Previously she was playing in the one woman show 'Build A Rocket' at the Pleasance Theatre London, the Edinburgh Festival and The Stephen Joseph Theatre. Serena won the prestigious Holden Street Theatre Award which will take the production to Adelaide next year.
IAN BURFIELD has just been seen in 'Defending The Guilty', directed by Jim Field Smith for Big Talk. He has just finished filming on 'Porters' series 2, which is being directed by Vadim Jean. He was recently seen in 'Press' by Mike Bartlett for Lookout Point/ BBC1 & PBS.
PAUL THORNLEY is currently playing Ron Weasley in ‘Harry Potter and The Cursed Child’ on Broadway at the Lyric Theatre - with The New York Times reviewing "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Raises the Bar for Broadway Magic”
"…and her prankster husband, Ron Weasley (Paul Thornley, delightful)” and the Hollywood reporter reviews "Thornley’s Ron, too, is readily identifiable as the perennial joker of the trio."
DIANA HARDCASTLE was last seen playing Jess in 'Seventeen' - directed by Anne-Louise Sarks at the Lyric Hammersmith. The Guardian reviews ' It is the casting, however, that gives the play its original twist...Diana Hardcastle plays Jess as a sparky, bright-eyed charmer...' - ★★★★.
ANNE LAMBTON has just finished filming on 'The Good Liar' directed by Bill Condon for New Line Cinema.
HEATHER CRANEY has just finished playing in 'Consent' by Nina Raine at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Whilst at The National Theatre - The Independent reviewed 'Heather Craney is excellent as Gayle.' - ★★★★★. She is now filming on MotherFatherSon, a new series for BBC2 written by Tom Rob Smith.
SHAZIA NICHOLLS is currently playing in 'Antony and Cleopatra' at the National Theatre, directed by Simon Godwin. She was also seen in the second series of 'Doctor Foster' reprising her role of Julie - directed by Jeremy Lovering for Drama Republic on BBC1, who took home the Best Drama Award at the National Television Awards 2018.
ASHLEY CAMPBELL is now playing in 'Company' at the Gielgud Theatre from 26th September, with The Telegraph reviewing '...astonishing in so many ways it feels as if you’re hemmed in by reasons to cheer' ★★★★★ and Variety reviewing 'Whether it’s Mel Giedroyc and Gavin Spokes as a couple fighting in their front room, or Daisy Maywood and Ashley Campbell as a pair deciding they’re better suited to divorce, each relationship has its idiosyncrasies, but they’re all somehow the same: brilliant and broken...' 'Company' was nominated for four Evening Standard Theatre Awards, winning two including Best Director for Marianne Elliott. Previously he was filming a sequel to the short film 'Jermaine and Elsie' which won the 'Best Drama Award' at The Portobello Film Festival.
'National Anthem' – a short film directed by HAMZA JEETOOA was chosen for the Under Wire Film Festival in London.
HAMZA JEETOOA has just been seen in 'Doctor Who - Demons of the Punjab' on BBC1. He can currently be seen in 'Ransom' on Universal TV and 'Our Girl' on BBC1.
RICHARD LUMSDEN is now playing in 'White Teeth' at The Kiln Theatre. He can currently be seen in 'Darkest Hour' directed by Joe Wright, in which he plays General Ismay.
JULIE DRAY has just finished filming on the feature 'Pour La Cause' in Morocco. She was last seen in 'Back' a new comedy made by Big Talk for C4 and 'RIVIERA' on Sky Atlantic. The film 'Base', in which she plays a lead character, is currently available on iTunes.
LAURA KIRMAN has just finished playing in 'The 39 Steps', which was a co production between Scarborough and Clwyd. Previously she was playing in 'Dido, Queen of Carthage' and 'Vice Versa' for the RSC.
PHILIP MARTIN BROWN can now be seen in the feature film 'Peterloo' directed by Mike Leigh. He was recently seen in the feature film 'Darkest Hour' directed by Joe Wright and has just completed filming a new series of 'The Worst Witch' for CBBC.
CLARA INDRANI is now playing in Love-Lies-Bleeding at The Print Room at The Coronet.
MATTHEW BALDWIN has just finished filming on the new Michael Winterbottom feature and on 'Riviera' for Sky Atlantic. His monologue 'I Miss The War' was shown on BBC4 as part of 'Queers', which was created by Mark Gatiss. 'Queers' has been nominated in the 'Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series' category at the GLAAD Media Awards 2018.
MICHAEL COCHRANE has recently finished appearing at the RSC in 'Twelfth Night' directed by Christopher Luscombe - with The Telegraph reviewing ''...with Michael Cochrane (Oliver on The Archers), making his RSC debut at the age of 70, a hoot as old Aguecheek. Brainlessly happy and totally lovable, he put me in a mind of a dog poking out of the window of a moving car, and his delightful turn alone is worth heading to Stratford to catch.'' He has just finished filming 'The Man' for ITV. Micheal can be seen as Vice Provost Martens in 'The Crown' on Netflix. He can currently be heard playing Oliver Sterling in 'The Archers.'
PAUL LONGLEY has just finished filming on 'Porters' series 2, which is being directed by Vadim Jean. He has just been seen in 'Call The Midwife' on BBC1, 'GameFace' on E4 made by Objective Productions and 'Lovesick' which was made by Clerkenwell Films for Netflix.
STEVE TOUSSAINT has recently returned from Australia where he has been filming the international spy thriller 'Pine Gap' - which is Screentime's first project for Netflix and the ABC, directed by Mat King. Steve is currently filming on 'Deep Water' a new six-part drama made by Kudos for ITV. He was recently seen in 'Our Girl' on BBC1.
IVANA BASIC recently filmed on the feature film 'The Rhythm Section' directed by Reed Morano.
AMANDA REDMAN has just finished shooting series 3 of 'The Good Karma Hospital' reprising her role as Dr Lydia Fonseca made by Tiger Aspect for ITV, which will be aired early next year.
LUCY ROBINSON has recently finished filming on 'London Kills' directed by Craig Pickles.' She was last seen playing the lead in the transfer of 'Late Company' at the Trafalgar Studios, directed by Michael Yates. The Times reviewed 'All the acting is good but Lucy Robinson as Debora and Lisa Stevenson as Tamara are exceptional' - ★★★★. Lucy was nominated for 'Best Female in a play' at the Off West End Theatre Awards 2018.
CHRIS CORRIGAN recently returned from New York where he was playing in 'Cyprus Avenue' at the Public Theater, New York to marvellous reviews -The Hollywood Reporter 'Corrigan is also terrific..' and the Deadline Hollywood 'Chris Corrigan's Slim is alternatively terrifying and scathingly funny.' He was recently seen in 'The Terror' a ten parter for television made by AMC/ Scott Free Productions.
ANNIE HULLEY was last seen in 'Dark Heart' a crime drama pilot for ITV Encore and 'VERA: Dark Angel' on ITV.
BILLY POSTLETHWAITE has just finished filming 'Chernobyl', the upcoming American-British TV mini series which is a co-production between SKY and HBO, and 'Father Brown' for the BBC. He is now playing in 'The Madness of George III' for Nottingham Playhouse starring Mark Gatiss.
JENNY GALLOWAY has just finished filming on the feature film 'Come Away', directed by Brenda Chapman for Fred Films. Jenny recently played R B Monody in 'Absolute Hell' at the National Theatre, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins - with the Radio Times reviewing 'Superb performances in a seedy Soho club' - ★★★★ and The Independent 'Sparkling production captures post-war Soho.' She will soon be seen in 'Good Omens' directed by Douglas Mackinnon for BBC Comedy Productions/ Amazon.
ACE BHATTI can currently be seen in the feature film 'Bohemian Rhapsody' made by Fox UK Productions - directed by Bryan Singer and Dexter Fletcher, playing the role of Freddie Mercury's Father Bomi Bulsara. He is currently filming series 5 of 'Line of Duty' made by World Productions for BBC1 and 'The Feed' produced by Studio Lambert for Amazon Studios. He can be seen in 'Hounslow Diaries' on BBC 3 from 5th November.
MARK TANDY was recently seen in the feature film 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' directed by Simon Curtis, 'The Limehouse Golem' directed by Juan Carlos Medina and 'The Crown' which is available on Netflix. He has recently finished filming on the feature 'Surviving Christmas' directed by James Dearden.
RENÉ ZAGGER most recently appeared in the West End transfer of 'INK' by James Graham at the Duke of York's Theatre. The Telegraph reviews 'Tabloid drama that should prove a super, soaraway smash' - ★★★★★. 'INK' was shortlisted for 'Best Play' at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2017. Rene can currently be seen in 'Britannia' a new 10 part drama, made by Vertigo TV and Neal Street Productions on Sky Atlantic.
SIMON WILLIAMS has just finished filming on 'Poldark'. Previously he was playing in 'Allelujah!' the new Alan Bennett play at The Bridge Theatre. He is currently playing Justin Elliott in 'The Archers' and also doing a selective tour of 'Posting Letters To The Moon' - a selection of wartime letters between the actress Celia Johnson and her husband Peter Fleming.
DAVID CALDER recently played Julius Caesar in Nicholas Hytner's production of 'Julius Caesar' at the new Bridge Theatre - with The Observer reviewing 'David Calder is finely judged in the title role' ★★★★ The Independent ' The Evening starts off with a pounding rock concert, part of a flag-waving pro-Caesar rally and David Calder's swaggering, crowd-pleasing Caesar...'★★★★.
'Harry Potter and The Cursed Child' on Broadway has opened to marvellous reviews. It has won 6 Outer Critics Circle Awards, The Drama League Award for 'Best Play', the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for 'Favourite New Play' and has won 6 Tony Awards including 'Best Play'.
JUDY FLYNN has recently been seen in 'Ackley Bridge' for The Forge on Channel 4. She recently appeared in 'Chicken Soup' directed by Bryony Shanahan at the Sheffield Crucible Studio.
TOM CHADBON and LUCY ROBINSON have recently been seen in the feature 'Letters from Baghdad' directed by Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum on BBC4.
OLIVER FORD DAVIES has just finished playing in 'Troilus and Cressida' at the RSC. He recently filmed 'Gerry' alongside Joan Collins, the short film had it's premiere at the 22nd Annual LA Shorts Film Festival 2018. Oliver can currently be seen in 'Christopher Robin' directed by Marc Forster for Mystical Productions. He was recently seen playing the Judge in 'The Chalk Garden' at Chichester Festival Theatre, directed by Alan Strachan.
JUNE WATSON has just finished filming 'The Midnight Gang' a TV Movie made by King Bert for BBC1 and directed by Elliot Hegarty. She is currently in rehearsals for 'Uncle Vanya' at Hampstead Theatre, which plays from 30th November 2018. June has recently finished appearing in 'JOHN' at the National Theatre directed by James Macdonald to marvellous reviews. The Telegraph - 'June Watson is matchingly comical and touching as her friend Genevieve' ★★★★ and Culture Section/The Times 'a magnificent June Watson...' ★★★★★ and The Independent - 'The cast is completed by June Watson, who is wonderfully blunt and imperious as Mertis' blind friend, Genevieve.' ★★★★.
JOY RICHARDSON has just finished filming on 'The Long Song' an adaptation of the Andrea Levy book which is in three parts for BBC TV. Previously she was filming on 'Mrs Wilson', a three parter being made for BBC1, directed by Richard Laxton.
WANDA VENTHAM was recently seen playing a guest lead in an episode of 'Father Brown' on BBC1 and in 'Holby City' playing Sheilagh Chiltern.
RON DONACHIE can soon be seen in the feature 'Outlaw King' directed by David Mackenzie for Sigma Films/Netflix and the feature film 'Steel Rain' directed by Woo-seok Yang, which is available on Netflix. Ron is currently rehearsing 'Oscar Slater - The Trial that Shamed a City' for A Play, A Pie and A Pint season at Oran Mor.
VALÉRY SCHATZ was last seen in 'The Country Girls' which was directed by Lisa Blair for Chichester Festival Theatre.
JOHN PAUL HURLEY can now be seen in the feature film 'Peterloo', directed by Mike Leigh.
PAUL THORNLEY was last seen in 'Shakespeare & Hathaway' for the BBC, 'The Good Karma Hospital' made by Tiger Aspect for ITV and 'Trauma' a three one-hour drama by Mike Bartlett. He can currently be seen in 'The Crown' as the journalist Matheson on Netflix.
ALAN WILLIAMS is about to start filming on 'The Capture', being made by Heyday Films. He has just finished filming 'Chernobyl', the upcoming American-British TV mini series which is a co-production between SKY and HBO.
SAM JENKINS-SHAW has just finished playing in 'The 39 Steps' which is a co production between Scarborough and Clwyd. He is now in rehearsals for the RSC production of 'A Christmas Carol' which is being directed by Rachel Kavanaugh.
STEVEN HILLMAN is currently filming on the Feature 'The Song of Names' which is being directed by Francois Girard. He has just finished filming on 'Care' a new TV drama directed by David Blair. He can currently be seen in 'SAFE' a new drama for Netflix and Studio Canal.
JIM CARTER is currently filming on the 'Downton Abbey' feature film. He has recently filmed 'The Good Liar' directed by Bill Condon for New Line Cinema and was recently seen playing Kent in 'King Lear' opposite Anthony Hopkins directed by Richard Eyre for BBC2.
GEORGE LASHA has just finished filming on the comedy pilot 'King Gary' made by Shiny Button Productions and directed by James De Frond. George was recently seen in 'Le Bureau Des Legendes' for The Oligarchs Productions with Canal + France, directed by Eric Rochant.
JAMES LARKIN has just finished directing the comedy adventure series 'Dwight In Shining Armour' for ABC in the US.
ROBINAH KIRONDE has just finished filming 'The Widow' an 8 part international drama for ITV and 'Carnival Row' - a fantasy noir series being made by Amazon.