Congratulations to LUCY ROBINSON, 'Handbagged' has been nominated for 'Best New Comedy' in the Olivier Awards 2015. Lucy is currently appearing in the new Tom Stoppard play 'The Hard Problem' at the National Theatre, directed by Nicholas Hytner.
Congratulations to JOY RICHARDSON, 'Shakespeare in Love' has been nominated for 'Best New Comedy' in the Olivier Awards 2015.
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.
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 2015.
OLIVER RYAN has just finished playing in 'The Distance', the new play by Deborah Bruce, directed by Charlotte Gwinner, at the Orange Tree Theatre.
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".
VIVIENNE ACHEAMPONG is currently in 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' now playing at the Gielgud Theatre until 20th June.
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.
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.
JOE McGANN will reprise his role as Walter Hobbs in 'ELF: The Musical' which plays at the Dominion Theatre from 24th October 2015 to 2nd January 2016.
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.
Congratulations to DAVID CALDER who has been nominated for 'Best Actor in a Supporting Role' in the Olivier Awards 2015 for his performance in 'The Nether' at the Duke of York's Theatre. 'The Nether' is also nominated for the 'Virgin Atlantic Best New Play' Award.
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.
BERWICK KALER recently completed a record 36th Panto season at York Theatre Royal in 'Old Mother Goose' which he wrote, directed and starred in!
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.
HAMZA JEETOOA is about to start filming 'Capital', a three part mini-series being made by Kudos for BBC1.
On the 17th April KAREN DUNBAR will be opening this year's 'Aye Write!' Literary Festival, talking about the books that have been most important in her life. For more information and tickets visit www.ayewrite.com
JUDE OWUSU has just finished filming on 'The Hollow Crown II', directed by Dominic Cooke for the BBC.
ADIE ALLEN is about to film a guest lead in an episode of 'New Tricks'.
RICHARD LUMSDEN has finished playing in 'Our Town' at the Almeida directed by American David Cromer.
PAUL THORNLEY is currently filming a guest lead in an episode of 'Doc Martin'. 'Man Up' - the film in which Paul plays support lead, directed by Ben Palmer, is going to premiere in New York at the Tribeca Film Festival.
CLARA INDRANI is now in rehearsals for 'The Deranged Marriage' for Rifco Arts.
JAN HARVEY recently guest starred in 'EastEnders' as Margaret Midhurst.
STEVE TOUSSAINT was recently seen in 'DCI Banks' on ITV.
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. Heather is soon to start rehearsals at The Donmar Warehouse for 'The Vote'.
BARNEY ILEY has just completed filming on 'The School' an Avalon/E4 comedy pilot.
GREGOR FISHER will soon start rehearsals at the National Theatre of Scotland for 'Yer Granny' in which he will play the title role, directed by Graham McLaren.
JOE TUCKER has just finished filming on 'The Frankenstein Chronicles' which Rainmark Films is making for ITV Encore.
OLIVER FORD DAVIES recently filmed a role in 'The Danish Girl', directed by Tom Hooper.
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 about to film the new series 'Mountain Goats' for BBC1.
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."
ALAN WILLIAMS has just finished filming a new regular in 'Woody' - a six part comedy series for BBC1. He is now in rehearsals at the National Theatre for 'Light Shining in Buckinghamshire' which is being directed by Lyndsey Turner, opening 15th April.
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.
Congratulations to STEPHEN THOMPSON - 'In The Flesh' has won the BAFTA Award for Best Mini Series.
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 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 appearing in 'The Father' for Trafalgar Studios 2 playing until 11th April.
Congratulations to KATIE BRAYBEN who is nominated for the 'Best Actress in a Musical' Olivier Award 2015 for her performance in 'Beautiful - The Carole King Musical' at the Aldwych Theatre. 'Beautiful' is also nominated for the 'MasterCard Best New Musical', and in six other categories, for total of eight nominations in this year's Awards. Katie also appeared in 'King Charles III' which is nominated for six Olivier Awards including 'Best New Play' and 'Best Director'. Katie can also be seen on ITV at 9pm on Easter Sunday in 'Vera'.
GEORGE LASHA was recently seen in 'Doctors' on BBC1. He has also recently filmed 'Interceptor' for BBC TV and episodes of 'Foyle's War' and 'Vera' for ITV.
DENISE WELCH has just finished filming a six-part comedy series 'Boy Meets Girl' which is being made by Tiger Aspect for BBC2. She is now in rehearsals for the new Jim Cartwright play being directed by David Thacker, which will open 30th April.
EDWARD HIBBERT has started previewing in the new musical comedy 'It Shoulda Been You' at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Broadway, directed by David Hyde Pierce, opening night on 14th April.
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'.
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 soon to start rehearsals at The Donmar for 'The Vote'.
JULIE DRAY is currently filming a new comedy series for BBC2 called 'From The Cradle to The Grave'.
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.
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.
IAN HALLARD has recently finished appearing in 'Great Britain' at Theatre Royal Haymarket - he has also just appeared as Alan Turing in 'Lovesong of the Electric Bear' at the Hope Theatre in Islington.
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.
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.
ANNIE HULLEY is soon to start filming on 'Lucky Man' a ten-parter being made by Carnival for Sky.