JAN HARVEY recently guest starred in 'EastEnders' as Margaret Midhurst.
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 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 was directed by Joe Murphy for Chichester Festival Theatre.
JOE TUCKER has just finished filming on 'The Frankenstein Chronicles' which Rainmark Films is making for ITV Encore.
JUDE OWUSU has just finished filming on 'The Hollow Crown II', directed by Dominic Cooke for the BBC.
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 has just finished appearing in 'The Father' at Trafalgar Studios 2.
STEPHEN THOMPSON is now filming 'Lucky Man' - a ten-parter being made by Carnival for Sky One.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
CLARA INDRANI is now playing in 'The Deranged Marriage' for Rifco Arts.
Congratulations to KATIE BRAYBEN who has won the 'Best Actress in a Musical' Olivier Award 2015 for her performance in 'Beautiful - The Carole King Musical' at the Aldwych Theatre. 'Beautiful' was also nominated for the 'MasterCard Best New Musical', and in six other categories. Katie also appeared in 'King Charles III' which won 'Best New Play'.
JOHN LIGHTBODY is appearing in 'Each His Own Wilderness' at the Orange Tree Theatre, directed by Paul Miller, running until 16th May.
RICHARD LUMSDEN has finished playing in 'Our Town' at the Almeida directed by American David Cromer.
ANGUS IMRIE has recently completed filming the role of Edmund Plantagenet in 'The Hollow Crown II' for director Dominic Cooke for BBC TV and will graduate from Warwick University in May.
BERWICK KALER recently completed a record 36th Panto season at York Theatre Royal in 'Old Mother Goose' which he wrote, directed and starred in!
ADAM BYRON is appearing in 'The Play That Goes Wrong', at The Duchess Theatre, which has won 'Best New Comedy' at this year's Olivier Awards.
IAN HALLARD has just appeared as Alan Turing in 'Lovesong of the Electric Bear' at the Hope Theatre in Islington. Ian is currently co-starring with Daivd Mitchell in a short film.
GREGOR FISHER and BRIAN PETTIFER have started rehearsals at the National Theatre of Scotland for 'Yer Granny' which tours Scotland from 19th May until the 4th July.
JULIE DRAY has just finished filming a new comedy series for BBC2 called 'From The Cradle to The Grave'.
CHUKWUDI IWUJI has just completed filming 'Crossing Lines' in Prague; this is the third season of this series being made by Tandem Communications. He is now playing in 'The Vote' at The Donmar Warehouse.
Congratulations to HELEN LEDERER. Her first novel 'Losing It' which is now available from Pan Macmillan, has been shortlisted for the 2015 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction.
NATALIE PERERA recently completed filming the lead in the feature film 'Scandalous' in Trinidad, directed by Todd Kessler.
Congratulations to AMANDA REDMAN who has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress in the BAFTA Television Awards 2015 for her performance in 'Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This'.
KATIE BRAYBEN has received wonderful notices for her performance as Carole King in 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical', with Dominic Maxwell in The Times saying 'It's Katie Brayben's night... and she sings even better than the real thing' and Dominic Cavendish in The Telegraph saying 'it's the career-making, all-woman performance at its heart from relative newcomer Katie Brayben that lifts it into the realm of the "go-see".
HAMZA JEETOOA is about to start filming 'Capital', a three part mini-series being made by Kudos for BBC1 and he will reprise his role of Nazir in 'My Jihad', the BBC is making a further three episodes for iPlayer.
Congratulations to STEPHANIE STREET who has been shortlisted for the Arts & Culture award at this year's Asian Woman of Achievement Awards. The ceremony will take place on 19th May.
LU CORFIELD has now returned to the UK after filming the pilot of 'The Devil You Know' for HBO, set in the time of the Salem Witch Trials, written by 'Orange is the New Black' creator Jenji Kohan and directed by Gus Van Sant.
KAREN DUNBAR has opened this year's 'Aye Write!' Literary Festival, delivering a talk about the books that have been most important in her life.
RON DONACHIE is just finished appearing in 'Broth' which ran at Oran Mor, Glasgow, and the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh.
ANNIE HULLEY is soon to start filming on 'Lucky Man' a ten-parter being made by Carnival for Sky.
KATHRYN HOWDEN received wonderful reviews for her performance in 'The Slab Boys' at the Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow, and King's Theatre Edinburgh. Mark Fisher in The Guardian said 'every time she comes on, she illuminates the stage' while Joyce McMillan in The Scotsman said 'the glittering stars are... a fabulously theatrical Kathryn Howden'. Kathryn is currently filming the new comedy series 'Mountain Goats' for BBC TV.
ROBIN SOANS has just finished a run at the Bush Theatre in 'Visitors'. His play 'Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage' directed by Max Stafford-Clark has received rave reviews and is currently touring the UK.
FRANCES BARBER is currently in Mexico filming 'The Chosen' for Antonio Chavarrias until the end of April.
SIMON ROUSE is now playing in 'Anything Goes' which is touring the UK having played at Sheffield Crucible, the production was directed by Daniel Evans.
CLAIRE RAFFERTY is soon to start filming on 'Cuffs' - which is being made by Tiger Aspect for BBC1.
CHRIS FULTON has just finished filming the lead role of Fergus in 'Stonemouth', based on the book by Iain Banks, being made by Slate Films for BBC.
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.
WILLIAM POSTLETHWAITE is now in rehearsals for a production of 'The Mother' for Bath Theatre Royal.
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.
OLIVER FORD DAVIES recently filmed a role in 'The Danish Girl', directed by Tom Hooper.
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.
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."
DIANA HARDCASTLE is currently being seen in 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' and is filming a feature 'The Boy' in Victoria BC.
RUTH SHEEN is currently filming a regular role in 'Unforgotten' - a new series being made by Mainstreet Pictures for ITV. She can also be seen playing Sarah Danby, Turner's Mistress, in 'Mr Turner' the latest film directed by Mike Leigh, and recently appeared opposite Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton in 'Inside No. 9'.
MATTHEW BALDWIN is currently filming a short with David Mitchell.
HEATHER CRANEY is currently at The Donmar Warehouse appearing in 'The Vote'. She has just finished appearing 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.
DAVID CALDER has just finished appearing in 'The Nether' by Jennifer Haley at the Duke of York's Theatre, for which he was nominated for the 'Best Actor in a Supporting Role' Olivier Award. David has now joined Kristin Scott Thomas in 'The Audience' to play Winston Churchill, running from late April to July 2015. David also recently completed filming 'Queen of the Desert' for Werner Herzog and 'The Lady in The Van' for Nicholas Hytner.