FRANCES BARBER can currently be seen in the second series of 'Psychobitches' on Sky Arts and also will soon be seen as 'Amelia' in the new BBC1 series 'Mapp and Lucia'. Frances has opened in 'What the Butler Saw' playing Mrs Prentice at the Mark Taper Forum for director John Tillinger, running until 21st December 2014.
DAVID CALDER recently completed filming 'Queen of the Desert' for Werner Herzog and 'The Lady in The Van' for Nicholas Hytner. In January he joins the original cast of 'The Nether' by Jennifer Haley, recently nominated for Best Play in the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, which runs from the end of January to April 2015 at the Duke of York's Theatre.
Congratulations to PHYLLIS LOGAN and JIM CARTER - 'Downton Abbey' has been nominated for 'Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series' in the SAG Awards 2015 and also for 'Best TV Drama' in the 2015 Golden Globes.
JUDE OWUSU has just finished filming on 'The Hollow Crown II', directed by Dominic Cooke for the BBC.
JOY RICHARDSON is currently rehearsing 'Shakespeare in Love' for the West End.
Congratulations to PHYLLIS LOGAN and JIM CARTER, 'Downton Abbey' has been shortlisted in the 'International Programme Sales' category of the Broadcast Awards. Congratulations also to MARK WILLIAMS, 'Father Brown Series 2' is shortlisted for 'Best Daytime Programme', and also to IAN HALLARD: 'An Adventure in Space and Time' is nominated for the 'Best Single Drama' Broadcast Award.
Congratulations to SUZANNE BERTISH who has won the 2014 Joe A. Callaway Award, presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation, recognising her performance in 'The Heir Apparent' as the best in a professional production of a classic play. Suzanne was also cited for her performance in the Roundabout Theatre in 'Machinal' directed by Lyndsey Turner.
ANGUS IMRIE has recently completed filming the role of Edmund Plantagenet in 'The Hollow Crown II' for director Dominic Cooke for BBC TV.
BERWICK KALER has returned to York Theatre Royal for a record 36th Panto season in 'Old Mother Goose' which he writes, directs and stars in! The show runs from 11th December through until 31st January 2015.
VIVIENNE ACHEAMPONG has joined the cast of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' now playing at the Gielgud Theatre.
RON DONACHIE has recently filmed 'Sunset Song' for Terence Davies in Luxembourg and Glasgow and 'Father Brown' opposite our client MARK WILLIAMS.
CLAIRE RAFFERTY and CHRIS CORRIGAN can currently be seen in the new series of 'The Fall' on BBC TV.
OLIVER FORD DAVIES and JIM HOOPER are currently appearing in the RSC's 'Henry IV Parts One and Two' which has completed its run in Stratford-upon-Avon and is now playing at the Barbican in London until 24th January 2015.
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.
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.
MARK RICE-OXLEY has just finished playing in 'Bright Phoenix' at Liverpool Playhouse.
CAROLINE O'NEILL has recently completed filming 'Urban Hymn' for Michael Caton-Jones.
ACE BHATTI has recently completed filming 'Black Work' for Mammoth for ITV and recently played a guest lead in the first 'Lewis' story.
GEORGE LASHA recently filmed 'Interceptor' for BBC TV and episodes of 'Foyle's War' and 'Vera' for ITV and has now completed filming on 'Doctors' for BBC.
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
DENISE WELCH is soon to start filming a 6 part comedy series 'Boy Meets Girl' which is being made by Tiger Aspect for BBC2.
JOE McGANN has just finished touring 'April in Paris', the John Godber two-hander, and he will now play Mr Walter Hobbs in 'ELF: The Musical' in Plymouth and Dublin, directed by David Morgan.
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'.
OLIVER RYAN has just finished playing in 'The Distance', the new play by Deborah Bruce, directed by Charlotte Gwinner, at the Orange Tree Theatre.
We are pleased to announce that our client LARRY LAMB will join 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."
JIM CARTER and PHYLLIS LOGAN were seen in the season finale of the 5th series of 'Downton Abbey' on ITV and will soon be seen again as Carson and Mrs Hughes in the Christmas Special.
HEATHER CRANEY and RENE ZAGGER are playing in 'Made in Dagenham' in the West End at the Adelphi Theatre.
JENNY GALLOWAY is at Hampstead Theatre in 'Tiger Country', written and directed by Nina Raine, which plays until 17th January 2015.
ANDREW TIERNAN was recently seen in 'The Driver' on BBC1 and 'The Great Fire' on ITV and has just finished filming 'Code of a Killer' for World Productions for ITV.
ALAN WILLIAMS is now filming a new regular in 'Woody' - a six part comedy series for BBC1.
RUTH SHEEN is currently filming on 'Inside No. 9' - with Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.
GEOFFREY LUMB and PAUL WOODSON will soon start rehearsals for Filter's production of 'Macbeth'.
HAMZA JEETOOA has just finished playing in 'Teh Internet Is Serious Business' for the Main House at The Royal Court Theatre.
RICHARD LUMSDEN has finished playing in 'Our Town' at the Almeida directed by American David Cromer.
LUCY ROBINSON is playing Young Cecily in 'The Hollow Crown II' directed by Dominic Cooke for the BBC and then begins rehearsals at the National Theatre in December for the new Tom Stoppard play 'The Hard Problem' directed by Nicholas Hytner.
KATIE BRAYBEN is playing in 'King Charles III' which has transferred from the Almeida to the West End and was nominated for Best Play in the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2014.
ROSIE WYATT is currently filming an episode of 'Inspector George Gently' 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.
SIMON ROUSE is now playing in 'Anything Goes' for Sheffield Crucible being directed by Daniel Evans.
Congratulations to ANGUS IMRIE who has won the Spotlight Most Promising Actor Award at the Sunday Times National Student Drama Festival.
We are delighted to announce that CATHY MURPHY has joined CDA. She recently completed filming on 'River' a new drama for BBC1 directed by Tim Fywell.
We are delighted to announce that CHARLIE QUIRKE has joined CDA. Charlie is has just finished filming the regular role 'Travis Stubbs' in 'Birds of a Feather' for Retort for ITV.
AMEET CHANA and CLARA INDRANI are appearing in 'Happy Birthday Sunita' which will tour internationally until mid December.
Congratulations to STEPHEN THOMPSON - 'In The Flesh' has won the BAFTA Award for Best Mini Series.
MARK AIKEN has recently filmed an episode of 'George Gently' for Company Pictures for the BBC.
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 has just finished performing 'Spine' at Soho Theatre.
STEVEN HILLMAN and EMILY ASTON are now in South Africa with the National Theatre production of 'War Horse' which has won 'Best Visiting Production' at The Manchester Theatre Awards.
CHUKWUDI IWUJI is playing in 'Tamburlaine' which is being directed by Sir Michael Boyd for Theatre For a New Audience in New York. NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage - the film of the making of Richard III, in which Chuk plays Edgar, is available to download at www.kevinspacey.com
SAMUEL JAMES has just finished filming a new regular in 'Birds of a Feather', the first episode will be broadcast on Boxing Day.
AMANDA REDMAN is filming a new three-part drama for ITV 'The Trials of Jimmy Rose' directed by Adrian Shergold, opposite Ray Winstone.