JUNE WATSON has just completed filming on 'The Death of Stalin' directed by Armando Iannucci and 'To Walk Invisible' directed by Sally Wainwright for BBC Grafton House Productions. She was last seen in 'Escaped Alone' written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James Macdonald at the Royal Court - with Michael Billington reviewing 'The great June Watson invests Vi with a wonderful mixture of tart-tongues vigour and hunger for knowledge.'
JAMES LARKIN has just finished directing the next series of 'Call The Midwife' for the BBC and is now directing a block of 'Holby City.'
LUCY ROBINSON was recently seen in 'Cold Feet' on ITV - reprising her role as Robyn Duff.
JUDE OWUSU has just finished playing in 'Much Ado About Nothing' at The reFASHIONed Theatre in Selfridges.
JOE McGANN can currently be seen in 'Fool for Love' directed by Simon Evans, playing at FOUND111 until 17th December - with the Financial Times reviewing ''As the Old Man, Joe McGann is an impressive Arizona rock formation through which the desert wind periodically moans.'' - ★★★. He was recently seen in 'Harley and The Davidsons' on the Discovery Channel made by Raw TV.
BERWICK KALER is currently in rehearsals for his 38th Panto 'Cinderella' playing at York Theatre Royal, from 8th December 2016 to 28th January 2017.
GEORGE COSTIGAN has just finished appearing in 'What Shadows' directed Roxana Silbert at Birmingham Rep - The Times and The Telegraph review ★★★★.
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.
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.
VIVIENNE ACHEAMPONG took her one woman show 'Rainbow Class' to the Edinburgh Festival this year - 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.
GEORGE LASHA has completed filming on 'Le Bureau Des Legendes' for The Oligarchs Productions with Canal + France, directed by Eric Rochant.
JULIE DRAY is currently filming on 'RIVIERA', which is being made by Archery Pictures for Sky Atlantic.
IVANA BASIC has just finished filming on 'No Offence' made by Abbottvision for Channel 4. She was last seen in 'Happy Valley 2' directed by Sally Wainwright for Red Productions on BBC1 - The Guardian reads 'return to Happy Valley...with new cast members including Shirley Henderson and the Croatian actor Ivana Basic.' Ivana can currently be seen in 'A Street Cat Named Bob', directed by Roger Spottiswoode.
STEPHEN THOMPSON is now filming 'The Terror' a new ten parter for television being made by AMC/Scott Free Productions.
EDWARD HIBBERT is currently appearing in the smash hit Broadway musical 'Something Rotten' at St James Theater which closes on 1st January 2017.
IAN HALLARD has been nominated for a WhatsOnStage Award 'Best Actor in a Play' for 'The Boys In The Band' which transfers to the Vaudeville Theatre in February.
JOHN LIGHTBODY has just finished playing Lysander in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at the Brisbane Festival, Australia and the Dublin Theatre Festival.
ROBIN SOANS has just finished filming the feature 'Victoria and Abdul', directed by Stephen Frears. He recently finished filming on 'Viceroy's House', a feature film being directed by Gurinder Chadha and he can currently be seen in 'Victoria' on ITV.
GREG KOLPAKCHI has just finished filming on the feature film 'Ashes In The Snow' directed by Marius A. Markevicius.
KATHRYN HOWDEN has just finished filming on 'Clique' for Balloon Entertainment/Kindle Entertainment and 'River City' for for BBC Scotland. She also recently filmed the short 'Misgivings' directed by Adrian Mead for Jumpcut and the feature 'Hush' directed by Olaf de Fleur for Sigma Films. Kathryn was recently seen in the comedy pilot 'PUMPED' on BBC2, directed by Adam Miller.
FRANCES BARBER recently filmed on 'I MEDICI: Masters of Florence' with Dustin Hoffman and has 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.
'Capital' in which HAMZA JEETOOA played Usman has won 'Best TV Movie/ Mini-Series' at the 2016 International Emmy Awards. He has just finished filming a guest lead in 'Silent Witness' and he was nominated for 'Best Actor' for his performance in 'My Jihad' at the EE ACTA Awards.
IAIN ROBERTSON has just finished appearing in 'On the Sidelines' at A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór. He has recently completed filming on '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.
ARTY FROUSHAN is now in his second and final year at LAMDA.
TOM CHADBON was last seen in 'Agatha Raisin' made by Mammoth Screen for Sky 1.
NADIA ALBINA has just finished playing in 'I Call My Brothers' at The Gate Theatre in Notting Hill. The Evening Standard reviews '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.' - ★★★★
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.
GWYNETH STRONG can currently be seen playing Geraldine Clough in 'EastEnders.'
MICHAEL COCHRANE has just finished appearing in 'Blithe Spirit' at The Mill, Sonning directed by Tam Williams. Michael can currently be seen as Vice Provost Martens in 'The Crown' on Netflix.
ADIE ALLEN has just finished filming 'The Bookshop', which is a feature film directed by Isabel Coixet.
MARK RICE-OXLEY has just been seen in 'Nigel Farage Gets His Life Back' on BBC2. He will soon start rehearsals for 'Years of Sunlight' which is being directed by Amelia Sears.
RUTH SHEEN has just finished filming on 'Tennison' a six parter for ITV, directed by David Caffrey. Ruth can currently be seen in the feature film 'A Street Cat Named Bob'.
CHUKWUDI IWUJI has just finished playing Hamlet at The Public Theater in New York, directed by Patricia McGregor. He was recently honoured with the Linda Gross Playing Shakespeare Award. His recent screen work includes the feature film SPEAR – the John Wick sequel with Keanu Reeves, MADAM SECRETARY for CBS and BLINDSPOT for Warner Bros. Chuk also took part in The Sundance Directors Lab in Utah.
SIMON ROUSE is now playing in 'The Dresser' - director is Sean Foley, it will play at The Duke of Yorks Theatre. His last West End appearance was in 'Hangmen' by Martin McDonagh.
MARK AIKEN was recently seen in a guest role in season 3 of 'Crossing Lines' on Alibi. He has just finished appearing in 'The Autumn Garden' at the Jermyn Street Theatre.
OLIVER FORD DAVIES and JIM HOOPER both appeared in the RSC King and Country: Shakespeare’s Great Cycle of Kings 2015/16 Season which played at Stratford, London, China and New York.
ROSIE WYATT has just finished touring with 'SPINE'.
ROBBIE COLTRANE was recently seen playing Paul Finchley in 'National Treasure' on Channel 4, directed by Marc Munden.
JAK FORD-LANE has just finished filming on 'Taboo' which is being directed by Anders Engström.
ANDREW TIERNAN has recently finished filming on 'Safe House 2' directed by Marc Evans for Eleventh Hour Films/ ITV.
STEVE TOUSSAINT has just 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' - ★★★★. He recently filmed on 'Berlin Station' for Epix and series 2 of 'Fortitude' made by Tiger Aspect/ Fifty Fathoms for Sky Atlantic.
RENÉ ZAGGER has just finished filming on 'Britannia' a new 10 part drama, made by Vertigo TV and Neal Street Productions for Sky/ Amazon.
LU CORFIELD was recently seen in 'Crazyhead' a new series on E4. 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.
KATIE BRAYBEN is currently 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'.
BILLY POSTLETHWAITE has just finished filming on the feature 'Bates of the Amazon' directed by Mike Slee.
PAUL LONGLEY can currently be seen in 'Allied' directed by Robert Zemeckis.
JUDY FLYNN has just finished filming an episode of 'Call The Midwife' made by Neal Street Productions for BBC1.
AMANDA REDMAN has just finished filming 'The Good Karma Hospital' a new drama made by Tiger Aspect for ITV.
JACK BROWN has just finished playing in the new James Graham play 'Monster Raving Loony' which has transferred from Plymouth to the Soho Theatre, directed by Simon Stokes. The Evening Standard reviewed '...deliberately eccentric, full of boisterous vitality.' - ★★★★ and Time Out ‘The multi-tasking, multi-styling cast are phenomenally good.’ - ★★★★.
ANNIE HULLEY has just been seen in 'Dark Heart' a crime drama pilot for ITV Encore and has just finished filming on 'Vera' for ITV.
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.’ - ★★★★.
OWEN WHITELAW was recently seen in 'One of Us' on BBC1. He has just finished appearing in 'Trainspotting' directed by Gareth Nicholls, at the Citizens Theatre - with The Scotsman reviewing '...Owen Whitelaw...are superb in the supporting roles' ★★★★★
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 is now on release in the US and Canada. She has just been filming on the second series of 'Jack and Dean of all Trades.'
TERENCE HARVEY was recently seen in 'Holby City' on BBC1 - he has returned from filming on 'Viceroy's House' which is a feature film directed by Gurinder Chadha.
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 has just been seen in 'The Moonstone' made by King Bert Productions on BBC1; and 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.
'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' won 'Best Play' at The Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
SHAZIA NICHOLLS is currently filming the second series of 'Doctor Foster' reprising her role of Julie - directed by Jeremy Lovering for Drama Republic.
IAN BURFIELD has finished appearing in 'Floyd Collins The Musical' at Wilton's Musical Hall. He can currently be seen in 'Humans' made by Kudos for Channel 4 and has finished filming on 'Tennison' the six parter for ITV, directed by David Caffrey.
ROBINAH KIRONDE has just finished MA - Classical Theatre at Drama Centre.
DAVID IRELAND 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 and will soon be seen in 'Rillington Place' for BBC Grafton House Productions.
ACE BHATTI has recently completed filming on 'Three Girls' being made by BBC Grafton House Productions and 'Vera' for ITV Studios. He was recently seen playing Malik Nadir in 'DCI Banks' on ITV.
ADAM BYRON is appearing in 'The Play That Goes Wrong', at The Duchess Theatre, which won the Olivier for 'Best New Comedy' in 2015.
CHUKWUDI IWUJI is now playing in 'Hedda Gabler' at The National Theatre, directed by Ivo van Hove.
DAVID BURNETT is about to start rehearsals for the ROME Season at the RSC.
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.
WANDA VENTHAM can currently be seen in 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' directed by Mandie Fletcher for BBC Films.
ALAN WILLIAMS has just finished filming on 'Father Brown' and is now in rehearsals for 'Mary Stuart' at The Almeida Theatre. He can currently be seen as Professor Hogg in 'The Crown.'
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.
DIANA HARDCASTLE has just returned from Toronto where she reprised her role as Rose Kennedy in 'The Kennedys - After Camelot'. Diana was recently seen in the cinema in 'The Boy' and 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' and at Hampstead Theatre in William Boyd's 'The Argument.'
RICHARD LUMSDEN is now filming 'Darkest Hour' a feature being directed by Joe Wright.
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' - ★★★★★.
CAROLINE O'NEILL has just completed filming on 'Last Tango in Halifax' for Red Productions and series 4 of 'Endeavour', reprising her role as Win Thursday.
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.'
GREGOR FISHER 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...'- ★★★★. Gregor is currently headlining at Kings Theatre Glasgow's Panto 'Cinderella.'
TIM TRELOAR has finished appearing 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.
KEVIN WHATELY was recently seen in an episode of the cult TV Comedy 'Still Game' on BBC1.
NIALL RANSOME is now playing in 'Romeo and Juliet' for The Rose Playhouse.
JOHN PAUL HURLEY can now be seen in 'Rillington Place' made by BBC Grafton House Productions for BBC1.
MARK CHARNOCK continues to appear as Marlon Dingle in 'Emmerdale' - who triumphed as winners of 'Best British Soap' at The British Soap Awards 2016.
JOY RICHARDSON is about to start the international tour of Cheek by Jowl's production of 'The Winter's Tale.'
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.
JOSEPH LONG was recently seen playing Abd Al-Aziz in 'Tryant' on Fox.
GEOFFREY LUMB is currently filming on 'Paddington 2.'
KAREN DUNBAR is currently appearing in Phyllida Lloyd's 'SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY' for the Donmar Warehouse - playing at the new King's Cross Theatre. In January it transfers to St Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn playing until Mid February 2017. 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 -★★★★★.
PAUL THORNLEY has been 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.
PHILIP MARTIN BROWN is now filming 'Darkest Hour' a feature being directed by Joe Wright. He recently finished filming a series regular on 'The Worst Witch' for CBBC/ BBC.
MARK WILLIAMS has just finished filming the fifth series of 'Father Brown' in the Cotswolds.
JANE SLAVIN has just been seen in 'Harley and The Davidsons' on the Discovery Channel.
RON DONACHIE has just completed filming on 'Loch Ness' directed by Brian Kelly for ITV Studios and 'River City' for for BBC Scotland.
LAURA KIRMAN has just finished playing in 'Waiting For Waiting For Godot' at the St James Theatre.
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.
CATHY MURPHY is currently filming on 'Fearless' a new six parter TV series, which is being directed by Pete Travis for Mammoth Screen.
CLARA INDRANI has just finished filming on 'Vera'.
LUKE FEWELL has just finished filming on 'The Jury' made by Dragonfly TV/ Channel 4.
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.
SERENA MANTEGHI has just finished filming 'Green Life' directed by George Taylor.
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 - ★★★★.
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.
BRIAN PETTIFER is now filming 'Darkest Hour' a feature being directed by Joe Wright. He has just finished appearing in 'Young Chekhov' - in 'Platonov' and 'Ivanov' at the National Theatre. 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.
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.
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