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. The Independent reviews 'Fisher gives a beguiling performance as Macroon...'- ★★★★. Gregor's biography 'The Boy from Nowhere' was released on 22nd October 2015. In December Gregor headlines at Kings Theatre Glasgow's Panto 'Cinderella.'
MICHAEL SIMKINS is currently appearing in 'FRACKED! OR: PLEASE DON'T USE THE F-WORD', directed by Richard Wilson at the Chichester Festival Theatre. He recently appeared at Hampstead Theatre in William Boyd's 'The Argument.'
KATHRYN HOWDEN has just finished filming on the short film 'Doocot' directed by Adrian Mead for Jumpcut and the feature film 'Hush' directed by Olaf de Fleur for Sigma Films.
IVANA BASIC was recently 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 also recently filmed a cameo role on 'A Street Cat Named Bob' for Roger Spottiswoode.
ACE BHATTI has just finished filming on 'DCI Banks' made by Left Bank Pictures for ITV and is about to start filming on 'Vera.' He was recently seen in 'Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands' on ITV and 'Shetland' made by ITV Studios for BBC1.
ALAN WILLIAMS has just finished filming on 'Father Brown.'
PAUL THORNLEY is now playing in the West End Production of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' which will open at The Palace Theatre in July - Paul is playing Ron Weasley.
DAVID CALDER has just returned from filming on NBC's series 'Emerald City' directed by Tarsem Singh. He is currently filming on 'The Hatton Garden Job' directed by Ronnie Thompson for Signature Entertainment.
GEORGE LASHA was recently seen in 'The Royals' for E! and in 'Vera' and 'Foyle's War' on ITV and 'Doctors' on BBC1.
COLE EDWARDS completed the National Youth Theatre training scheme, in his final shows he played - Gratiano in 'Merchant of Venice', Hindley in 'Wuthering Heights' and Jake in 'Consensual'.
KATIE BRAYBEN is currently playing in 'The Spoils' at The Trafalgar Studios with Jesse Eisenberg. Katie has just finished playing 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'.
SUZANNE BERTISH was recently seen 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.
MARK RICE-OXLEY recently finished playing in 'Poppy + George' for Watford Palace.
JOSEPH LONG is currently filming on series 3 of 'Tyrant' for Fox 21 and he has just finished filming on 'The Collection' made by Lookout Point for Amazon.
RUTH SHEEN is now filming on 'Tennison' the six parter for ITV, being directed by David Caffrey.
CATHY MURPHY recently finished filming on the latest 'Bridget Jones' film.
ADAM BYRON is appearing in 'The Play That Goes Wrong', at The Duchess Theatre, which won the Olivier for 'Best New Comedy' in 2015.
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 series regular Devon Sam in 'Jericho' a prime time series on ITV.
TERENCE HARVEY recently returned from filming on 'Viceroy's House' which is a feature film directed by Gurinder Chadha.
GEORGE COSTIGAN was recently seen playing Nevison Gallagher in 'Happy Valley 2' directed by Sally Wainwright for Red Productions on BBC1. He has just finished appearing in 'This Restless House' a trilogy of plays by Zinnie Harris and directed by Dominic Hill at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow. The Guardian gave it 5 stars and reviewed '..this four-hour epic of ambition and power is a sinewy reworking of Aeschylus that explodes into a cacophonous climax.'
NIALL RANSOME graduated from Guildhall and has just finished appearing in 'The Play That Goes Wrong', at The Duchess Theatre, which won 'Best New Comedy' at this year's Olivier Awards. The one man piece 'Fcuk'd' he wrote and performed for Guildhall was chosen to play at STET, The English Theatre in Holland and played at a festival of new short plays on the 30th May.
SIMON WILLIAMS recently finished filming on 'Viceroy's House' which is a feature film being directed by Gurinder Chadha and 'The Rebel' - a comedy being made by Retort.
JENNY GALLOWAY has just finished filming on 'Fleabag' directed by Harry Bradbeer for Two Brothers Pictures. She recently appeared in 'Mr Foote's Other Leg' starring Simon Russell Beale, directed by Sir Richard Eyre at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
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.’ - ★★★★.
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.’ - ★★★★.
DAVID BURNETT is currently filming on 'The Mummy' which is being directed by Alex Kurtzman. He will then start rehearsals for 'Britten in Brooklyn' which will play at Wilton's Music Hall.
PAUL LONGLEY has just finished filming on 'Allied' directed by Robert Zemeckis.
ANDREW TIERNAN recently finished filming on 'Moving On' for LA productions and on the feature film 'Us and Them', directed by Joseph Martin.
ANNIE HULLEY has just finished filming on 'Dark Heart' a crime drama pilot for ITV. She is about to start filming on 'Vera'.
Congratulations to AMANDA REDMAN who won a Gold World Medal in the 'Best Performance by an Actress' category at the New York Festivals World's Best TV & Film Awards, 2016 for 'The Trials of Jimmy Rose'. They also took home the Silver World Medal in the 'Television - Entertainment Special Program Mini-Series' category.
STEPHEN THOMPSON has just been seen in 'Jericho' a prime time series for ITV, in which he played a series regular and 'Lucky Man' which was on SKY. He is currently filming on 'The Mummy' directed by Alex Kurtzman.
JANE SLAVIN has just finished filming on 'Harley and The Davidsons' for the Discovery Channel.
JUNE WATSON is currently filming on 'The Death of Stalin' directed by Armando Iannucci and has just completed filming 'To Walk Invisible' directed by Sally Wainwright for BBC Grafton House Productions. She recently appeared 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.'
BARRY McCARTHY is in the company of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' playing at The Palace Theatre.
RON DONACHIE has just finished playing Agamemnon and Priam in 'The Iliad' directed by Mark Thomson and Deputy Governor Danforth in 'The Crucible' directed by John Dove to wonderful reviews at The Royal Lyceum Edinburgh.
JOHN PAUL HURLEY has just finished filming on 'Rillington Place' for BBC Grafton House Productions. He was recently seen in 'Shetland' and 'Silent Witness' for BBC1.
CHUKWUDI IWUJI is soon to start rehearsals at The Public Theater in New York for the role of Hamlet, the production is to be directed by Patricia McGregor. He was also 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.
WANDA VENTHAM can currently be seen in 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' directed by Mandie Fletcher for BBC Films.
KAREN DUNBAR recently appeared with 'Witsherface' at Òran Mór, Glasgow. Karen starts rehearsals for 'The Tempest' in August for the 3rd play in Phyllida Lloyd's 'SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY' for the Donmar Warehouse which will play at the new King's Cross Theatre.
KEVIN WHATELY was recently seen in the final series of 'Lewis' on ITV. 'Auf Wiedersehen, Pet' in which he played Neville has been voted the best ITV programme of all time by readers of Radio Times.
BRIAN PETTIFER is currently playing in 'Young Chekhov' - he is in 'Platonov' and 'Ivanov', playing at the National Theatre until Mid October 2016. The film 'Whisky Galore!' in which he stars, recently premiered at the Closing Night of the 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival.
CLARA INDRANI has just finished filming on a new comedy 'The Rebel' for Retort TV.
JULIE DRAY has recently finished filming a pilot 'Dad Inc' in LA. She was last seen in 'Crashing' directed by George Kane and 'Cradle to Grave' in which Julie plays Miss Blondel. The film 'Breaking The Bank' in which Julie plays Sophie, had its premiere in London on 31st May and is now on general release.
WILLIAM POSTLETHWAITE has just finished filming on the feature 'Bates of the Amazon'. He is now in rehearsals for 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' which is to be directed by Laurence Boswell.
DAVID IRELAND's new play 'Cyprus Avenue' has just finished its run at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin and The Royal Court Theatre, London - with The Irish Times giving it 4 stars and reviewing '...in David Ireland's caustically funny new play' and the Irish Independent 'Brilliant and provocative new play...the writing is brilliant and sharp as a blade.' David is currently filming an episode of 'Still Game' and has just finished filming on 'Rillington Place' for BBC Grafton House Productions.
JAK FORD-LANE has just finished filming on 'Taboo' which is being directed by Anders Engström.
OWEN WHITELAW recently finished filming on 'One of Us' a new drama for BBC TV. He is about to start rehearsals for 'Trainspotting' directed by Gareth Nicholls - playing at the Citizens Theatre from 14th September till 8th October 2016.
MARK TANDY has just finished appearing 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.'
CAROLINE O'NEILL is currently filming Series 4 of 'Endeavour', reprising her role as Win Thursday. She has just finished filming on 'Our Girl' made by BBC Grafton House Productions for BBC1.
LAURA KIRMAN has just finished appearing in 'The Play That Goes Wrong', at The Duchess Theatre, which won the Olivier for 'Best New Comedy' in 2015. She is soon to start rehearsals for 'Waiting For Waiting For Godot' at the St James Theatre.
IAN HALLARD will soon start rehearsals for a production of 'The Boys In The Band' in which he plays the co-lead with Mark Gatiss. It will play at The Park Theatre from 28th September to 30th October, and will then play at Brighton and Leeds.
Congratulations to HELEN LEDERER her first novel 'Losing It' which is now available from Pan Macmillan and was shortlisted for the 2015 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction. Helen can currently be seen playing 'Catriona' in 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' directed by Mandie Fletcher for BBC Films.
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.
VALÉRY SCHATZ was last seen in an episode of 'Death in Paradise'. The short film 'In Daze of Things' in which Valéry plays the role of Mark, was shortlisted in the Comedy Category at the Isle of Man Film Festival 2015.
JAMES LARKIN is currently directing the next series of 'Call The Midwife' for the BBC.
GWYNETH STRONG was last seen performing in Chris Goode's 'Stand', a verbatim play based on the real-life stories of six Oxford people who stood up for what they believed in.
JOY RICHARDSON has just finished playing in 'Henry V' at Regents Park Open Air Theatre, directed Robert Hastie. She will return later in the year to the second section of the Cheek by Jowl International Tour playing Paulina in 'The Winter's Tale'.
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 is going to premiere in New York on July 27th.
VIVIENNE ACHEAMPONG is taking her one woman show 'Rainbow Class' to the Edinburgh Festival - 'All my kids came to Twiddlesworth, lovely little school it was back then. It's like the United Nations now.' Welcome to Tiddlesworth Primary School! Allow politically dubious dinner lady (sorry, 'lunchtime supervisor') Sheila, 'challenging boy' Ty'Quan, the officious Deputy Head and chronically overworked teacher Miss Marshall to take you on an extraordinary journey... Former primary school teacher Vivienne Acheampong gives a comic insight into life in an inner-city school in this one-woman character-led comedy show. Using verbatim text, this show is a bonkers, hilarious and often poignant look into modern primary school life.
HEATHER CRANEY was last seen at The Donmar Warehouse in 'The Vote' directed by Josie Rourke. Just before this she played Claire in 'Made in Dagenham' at the Adelphi Theatre in the West End directed by Rupert Goold.
PHILIP MARTIN BROWN is currently filming a series regular on 'The Worst Witch' for CBBC/ BBC.
ANGUS IMRIE has just been seen in 'The Hollow Crown II' directed by Dominic Cooke on BBC2.
LUCY ROBINSON recently finished filming on 'Cold Feet' being made by Big Talk for ITV - reprising her role as Robyn Duff.
JUDY FLYNN has just finished filming an episode of 'Call The Midwife' made by Neal Street Productions for BBC1.
ARTEMAS FROUSHAN having recently left Oxford is now at LAMDA.
CHRIS CORRIGAN recently appeared in 'Cyprus Avenue' written by David Ireland and directed by Vicky Featherstone at The Royal Court Theatre, London. The Times gave it 4 stars and reviewed 'There is another brilliant performance too, from Chris Corrigan as the failed paramilitary...'
ROGER MORLIDGE has just finished filming on 'Steven' a feature film which is being directed by Mark Gill.
ROBIN SOANS recently finished filming on 'Viceroy's House', a feature film being directed by Gurinder Chadha and 'Victoria', a TV series being made by Mammoth Screen for ITV, directed by Tom Vaughan.
TOM PADLEY has just finished shooting on the feature film 'The Fourth Reich' in Bulgaria and filming on 'Allied' directed by Robert Zemeckis.
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.'
TIM TRELOAR has just finished the UK and International Tour of 'King Charles III' and filming on 'Dark Heart' a crime drama pilot for ITV.
ADIE ALLEN has just been seen in 'Witless' a new comedy series made by Objective for BBC3. She has just finished filming 'The Coroner' for BBC.
JUDE OWUSU is currently filming an episode of 'Father Brown', he will then start rehearsals for a production of 'Much Ado About Nothing'.
Congratulations to JIM CARTER for winning the 'Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series' for 'Downton Abbey' at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Congratulations to MARK WILLIAMS who won 'Best Acting Performance' for his role as Father Brown at the RTS Midlands Awards on 12th November 2015. He has just completed filming the feature 'Heidi' and is currently in the Cotswolds filming the fifth series of 'Father Brown'.
GEOFFREY LUMB has just finished the UK and International Tour of 'King Charles III'.
LU CORFIELD is currently filming on 'Crazy Face' a new series being made by Urban Myth for Netflix and E4. She recently finished filming 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.
JONATHAN NEWTH has just finished filming on 'The Crown' a new series for Netflix.
STEVE TOUSSAINT has just finished filming on 'Berlin Station' for Epix and 'Fortitude' made by Tiger Aspect/ Fifty Fathoms for Sky Atlantic.
FRANCES BARBER has just finished appearing as Lady Sneerwell in 'The School for Scandal' directed by Marc Vietor at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York. She also recently returned from Italy, where she has been filming on 'MEDICI: Masters of Florence' with Dustin Hoffman.
LARRY LAMB is currently filming 'The Hatton Garden Job' - the feature film based on the famous robbery, it is being directed by Ronnie Thompson for Signature Entertainment.
VIVIENNE ACHEAMPONG has just finished appearing in the new James Graham play 'Monster Raving Loony' directed by Simon Stokes at 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.’ - ★★★★. She is currently filming on 'We The Jury' a pilot being made by Big Talk Productions/BBC2 - directed by Ben Taylor.
IAN BURFIELD has just finished filming on 'Humans' made by Kudos for Channel 4 and 'Tennison' the six parter for ITV, directed by David Caffrey.
ROSIE WYATT is soon to start rehearsals for 'SPINE' - which will tour the UK and play at Soho Theatre 3 - 9 October 2016. She is currently playing in 'Mumburger' which is being directed by Tommo Fowler.
MICHAEL COCHRANE is currently playing in 'While the Sun Shines' being directed by Christopher Luscombe at Bath, Theatre Royal - playing until 30th July 2016. He has just finished filming on 'The Crown' a new series for Netflix. Michael was recently seen in 'We're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story' - with The Oldie reviewing 'Best of all was Michael Cochrane as Arnold Ridley. I always watch out for Cochrane. He's one of those character actors who'll be the best thing in any scene in which he appears.'
GREG KOLPAKCHI has just finished filming on the feature film 'Ashes In The Snow' which is being directed by Marius A. Markevicius.
HAMZA JEETOOA was last seen playing Usman in 'Capital', a three part mini-series made by Kudos for BBC1. He has just finished filming a guest lead in 'Silent Witness'. He was nominated for Best Actor for his performance in 'My Jihad' at the EE ACTA Awards.
IAIN ROBERTSON 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.
JAN HARVEY is guest starring in 'EastEnders' as Margaret Midhurst.
BERWICK KALER is the UK's longest running pantomime Dame - he has just finished appearing in his 37th Panto 'Dick Whittington (and his meerkat)' at The Signal Box Theatre in York. His 38th Panto will be 'Cinderella' playing at York Theatre Royal, from 8th December 2016 to 28th January 2017.
RICHARD LUMSDEN has just finished filming on 'Crazy Face' a new series being made by Urban Myth for Netflix and E4 and is now filming his second series of 'Millie Inbetween'.
JOE McGANN has recently completed filming on 'Harley and The Davidsons' for the Discovery Channel made by Raw TV.
MARK CHARNOCK continues to appear as Marlon Dingle in 'Emmerdale' - who triumphed as winners of 'Best British Soap' at The British Soap Awards 2016.
NADIA ALBINA is now playing at The Globe in 'Macbeth' which was directed by Iqbal Khan.
TOM CHADBON has just been seen in 'Agatha Raisin' made by Mammoth Screen for Sky 1.
JOHN LIGHTBODY is going to play Lysander in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' as the Brisbane Festival, Australia and the Dublin Theatre Festival.
SHAZIA NICHOLLS has just finished appearing in 'Much Ado About Nothing' for Shakespeare in the Squares, directed by Joe Hufton.
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