MATTHEW BALDWIN will soon be seen in the new Michael Winterbottom feature film. His monologue 'I Miss The War' was shown on BBC4 as part of 'Queers', which was created by Mark Gatiss. 'Queers' has been nominated in the 'Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series' category at the GLAAD Media Awards 2018.
ANGUS IMRIE was recently seen playing a leading role in the feature film 'Pond Life' directed by Bill Buckhurst for Open Palm Films and the feature film 'The Kid Who Would be King' directed by Joe Cornish for Working Title/ Big Talk/ Fox. 'The Spanish Princess' in which he plays Prince Arthur, is now available to watch on Starz. Angus has just been seen in series 2 of 'Fleabag' for Two Brothers Pictures, directed by Harry Bradbeer and can currently be heard playing Josh Archer in 'The Archers.'
WANDA VENTHAM can currently be seen in 'Departure' a new series directed by TJ Scott, made by Shaftesbury Films. Previously Wanda was seen playing a guest lead in an episode of 'Father Brown' and returning character Sheilagh Chiltern in 'Holby City' for BBC1.
DIANA HARDCASTLE has just finished filming on 'Belgravia' made by Carnival for ITV and directed by John Alexander. She is just about to start filming on 'Shakespeare and Hathaway' for BBC1.
JAN HARVEY was last seen guest starring in 'EastEnders' as Margaret Midhurst.
IAIN ROBERTSON is currently playing Stevie Adams in 'River City' for BBC Scotland. Iain's short film 'Bridge' was awarded the Shortcuts Hitchcock of the Jury award at the Dinard Film Festival.
KATIE BRAYBEN is now playing in 'Girl From The North Country' directed by Conor McPherson. It will play at The Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto and The Gielgud Theatre in London's West End. She has just finished playing in 'Honour' at the Park Theatre. Previously she was playing in 'A Walk on the Moon' for the A.C.T Theater in San Francisco. She can be seen playing a guest lead in 'Luther' on BBC iPlayer.
'Chernobyl' won a phenomenal 10 Emmy Awards including 'Outstanding limited series' - the series features Billy Postlethwaite, Joe Tucker and June Watson.
GEORGE COSTIGAN is currently in rehearsals for the 'Faith Healer' at Pitlochry Festival Theatre playing from 17th October til 3rd November. He was recently seen in the new Sally Wainwright drama 'Gentleman Jack' for Lookout Point/ HBO/ BBC1 and has just finished playing Cardinal in 'The Duchess of Malfi' at the Tramway in Glasgow.
SHAZIA NICHOLLS recently finished performing in 'Aesop's Fables' at The Unicorn Theatre and Slung Low's '15 Minutes Live' project in Leeds and London. Previously she was playing in 'Antony and Cleopatra' at the National Theatre, directed by Simon Godwin.
MARK RICE-OXLEY is about to start rehearsals on 'Miracle On 34th Street' for the Liverpool and Everyman Playhouse,
KATHRYN HOWDEN is currently playing Maggie McLean in 'River City' for BBC Scotland. She can be seen in 'Boyz in the Wood' which opened at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and is nominated for the 2019 Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film.
BILLY POSTLETHWAITE can currently be seen in 'Chernobyl' the American/British TV series, Co-production between SKY and HBO. He is now playing the title role of 'Macbeth' and Lysander in 'A Midsummer Nights Dream' on tour. Previously he was in 'The Madness of George III' at Nottingham Playhouse and in 'Games for Lovers' directed by Anthony Banks to marvellous reviews "Postlethwaite's beautifully funny and entirely endearing performance...he's a rising star" - Metro.
CAROLINE O'NEILL has just completed filming on series 3 of 'The A Word' made by Fifty Fathoms for BBC1. She is currently filming an episode of 'Vera' for ITV and series 7 of 'Endeavour' reprising her role as Win Thursday.
BRIAN PETTIFER can be seen in 'Boyz in the Wood', which opened at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and is nominated for the 2019 Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film. He can currently be seen in the 'Black Mirror' episode 'Crocodile' for Zeppotron directed by John Hillcoat on Netflix.
MARK TANDY recently completed filming 'The Singapore Grip' which is being made by Mammoth Screen. He was last seen in series 3 of 'Harlots', directed by Robin Sheppard and the feature 'Surviving Christmas with the Relatives' directed by James Dearden.
ANAÏS PARELLO has just finished filming 'I-Art' in France, a new TV series being directed by Alexandre da Silva.
LU CORFIELD was recently seen in 'Sex Education' on Netflix and in 'Clink', a new prison drama made by LA Productions for 5STAR. She has just completed filming on 'The Accident' a new four parter made by The Forge for Channel 4, directed by Sandra Goldbacher and 'The Witcher', a new series made by Hocus Pocus for Netflix.
STEPHEN THOMPSON has just finished filming on the feature 'Military Wives Choir' being directed by Peter Cattaneo.
JIM CARTER can currently be seen in the 'Downton Abbey' feature film in UK cinemas. He will also shortly be seen in 'The Good Liar' directed by Bill Condon for New Line Cinema, due for release in November.
CLARA INDRANI has just finished filming 'Flesh & Blood', a new four part drama made by Silverprint for ITV1.
ROGER MORLIDGE has just finished filming on 'Anne', a four parter for World Productions for ITV1. Previously he was playing in 'Queen Margaret' at Manchester Royal Exchange.
Congratulations to FRANCES BARBER on winning 'Best Actress' for her role as Miss Ferguson in 'Trick of Treat' at the Marbella Film Festival. The film also took home the award for 'Best Feature.'
AMANDA REDMAN has just finished filming on '4 Stories: On The Edge - For You', made by BackLight TV for Channel 4 and directed by Stroma Cairns. Series 3 of 'The Good Karma Hospital' made by Tiger Aspect for ITV will be TXed soon. BBC One has commissioned a new comedy pilot 'Bumps' in which Amanda will play the lead.
SUZANNE BERTISH has recently finished playing God in 'Noye's Fludde' at Stratford East, directed by Lyndsey Turner. She can currently be seen in 'The Looming Tower' on BBC2, made by Legendary Television/Hulu/Amazon and can soon be seen in the feature film 'MAD?' directed by Saskia Rifkin. Last year Suzanne played Agamemnon in 'Troilus and Cressida' at the RSC.
OWEN WHITELAW was last seen in 'Shetland' on BBC1, directed by Gordon Anderson. Owen can currently be seen in the BBC Drama, previously known as 'One of Us' now re-titled 'Retribution' available on Netflix and BBC iPlayer.
'The Crown' is now available to watch on Netflix, series one features - Michael Cochrane, Paul Longley, Jonathan Newth and Mark Tandy. ' The Crown' was nominated for 'Best Drama Series' at the Emmy Awards 2017.
'National Anthem' – a short film written by NATALIE PERERA and in which she plays one of the main roles Tulsi, was chosen for the Under Wire Film Festival in London.
MICHAEL SIMKINS was recently seen in '1944: Should We Bomb Auschwitz?' made by Oxford Films and directed by Tim Dunn on BBC2. He was last seen in 'Eden' at Hampstead Theatre, directed by Matthew Xia - What's on Stage reviewing 'Michael Simkins is magnificent in the role, by turns satisfyingly absurd then downright chilling, He's an unctuous human steamroller.'
KEVIN WHATELY recently played The Narrator in 'Candide' at the Bergen Opera House.
EMILY ASTON has recently completed filming on 'Moving On' directed by Ian Puleston Davies. At Christmas she was seen in 'The Queen and I', a TV film made by King Bert for Sky One, directed by Dan Zeff and 'Click & Collect', a TV film made by Mondo Deluxe Productions for the BBC and directed by Ben Palmer.
ROBINAH KIRONDE can currently be seen in' Carnival Row' on Amazon Prime. Previously she was seen in 'The Widow' an 8 part international drama for ITV.
The Guardian's 50 best theatre shows of the 21st century...
no.42- Chukwudi Iwuji played Booth in the two-hander 'Topdog/Underdog' directed by Karl sheils; no.38- in 2007 Ruth Sheen played in Tim Crouch's 'An Oak Tree' at Soho Theatre; no.34 -Steve Toussaint appeared as Commander Osembenga in 'Ruined' which had it's UK premiere at the Almeida in 2010; no.27- David Ireland's blackly comic play 'Cyprus Avenue' in which Chris Corrigan played Slim; no.12 -Mike Bartlett's 'King Charles III' directed by Rupert Goold in which Katie Brayben appeared as Diana; no.8- the Royal Court's 'Escaped Alone' which June Watson appeared as Vi in 2016 and no.6 - Caroline O'Neill played Barbara in 'The York Realist' directed by Peter Gill in 2001.
MARK WILLIAMS has just completed filming series eight of 'Father Brown' for BBC TV.
SIMON WILLIAMS is about to start filming on 'Shakespeare and Hathaway.' He has just been seen in 'Poldark' on BBC1 and finished filming on 'Martins Close' directed by Mark Gatiss. Previously he was playing in 'Allelujah!' the new Alan Bennett play at The Bridge Theatre. He is currently playing Justin Elliott in 'The Archers' and also doing a selective tour of 'Posting Letters To The Moon' - a selection of wartime letters between the actress Celia Johnson and her husband Peter Fleming. This production was chosen to play at the Brits Off Broadway season in New York.
GREGOR FISHER has just finished filming on 'There She Goes 2' for Merman/BBC. He was seen at Christmas in 'The ABC Murders' made by Mammoth Screen for BBC1, directed by Alex Gabassi.
JOSEPH LONG has just finished playing in 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin' directed by Melly Still, which toured the UK and transfered to the Harold Pinter Theatre - The Times reviewed "there is an excellent performance from Joseph Long, as Pelagia’s father, the philosophical doctor" ★★★★ and The Telegraph "Dr Iannis played here with warm authority and an impressive moustache by Joseph Long.” ★★★★ He can currently be seen in 'Waiting For The Barbarians' in UK cinemas, directed by Ciro Guerra.
JUNE WATSON can currently be seen in 'Chernobyl' the American/British TV series, Co-production between SKY and HBO. June recently finished playing in 'Uncle Vanya' at Hampstead Theatre, directed by Terry Johnson and has just completed filming on the feature film 'The Bike Thief', directed by Matt Chambers for Ugly Duckling Films. Last year June appeared in 'JOHN' at the National Theatre, written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Annie Baker and directed by James Macdonald to marvellous reviews. The Telegraph - 'June Watson is matchingly comical and touching as her friend Genevieve' ★★★★ and Culture Section/The Times 'a magnificent June Watson...' ★★★★★ and The Independent - 'The cast is completed by June Watson, who is wonderfully blunt and imperious as Mertis' blind friend, Genevieve.' ★★★★.
STEVE TOUSSAINT has just finished filming on the new series of 'In The Long Run' made by Green Door / Sprout. He can currently be seen in the international spy thriller 'Pine Gap' - which is Screentime's first project for Netflix and the ABC, directed by Mat King and available to watch on Netflix and 'Deep Water' a new six-part drama made by Kudos for ITV. 'Killed By My Debt' which Steve appeared in last year, won Best Single Drama at the BAFTAs 2019.
GWYNETH STRONG finished her stint on the tour of 'The Mouse Trap', directed by Gareth Armstrong.
LUCY ROBINSON has recently finished playing Mrs Bradman in 'Blithe Spirit' at the Theatre Royal Bath, directed by Richard Eyre. She is currently filming series 9 of 'Cold Feet' in Manchester.
TIM TRELOAR was recently seen in series 8 of 'Call The Midwife' on BBC1, directed by Christiana Ebohon-Green and recently finished filming the comedy series 'The Tuckers' for BBC. He is currently playing in the world premiere of Emily White's 'Pavilion' playing at Theatr Clwyd til 12th October, directed by Tamara Harvey.
EMILY HOWLETT is currently on a placement directing at Derby Theatre, as part of the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme.
JAMES LARKIN has just finished directing the US comedy adventure series 'Dwight In Shining Armour' for ABC.
JULIE DRAY has just finished filming on 'Avenue 5', the new Armando Iannucci series for HBO and 'King Gary' which is being made by Shiny Button. Previously she was filming on 'War of The Worlds' for Urban Myth Films for Canal and Fox International. She can now be seen in 'Year of The Rabbit' - made by Objective for Channel 4. 'Wonderdate', written by Tim Key which Julie filmed last year was nominated for a BAFTA in the Short Form Programme Category. The film 'Base' in which Julie plays the lead, is currently available on iTunes.
CATHY MURPHY is currently appearing in the new Poliakoff 'Summer of Rockets' - the box set is available on BBC iPlayer.
RENÉ ZAGGER can currently be seen starring in the short film 'Test Case' made by After Party Studios and directed by Rvbberduck, available to watch on YouTube. The film (also known as 'Trying to be a Taxi Driver') currently has over 2 million views and was number 8 on the YouTube trending list.
TOM PADLEY has just finished filming a guest lead in 'Still Open All Hours.' Previously he was playing in 'Macbeth', 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' at the RSC - with The Independent reviewing the latter as '...ablaze with energy and throngs with strong, quirky performances. I particularly liked Tom Padley as a blazered chump of a Slender (the kind of man who goes to high-five people and is left hitting air)...' Tom 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. The short film 'I'm Dead' in which he plays the lead, opened at the London Film Festival.
JOE COEN has just finished at the Young Vic playing in 'Mrs Camel' which was part of their Five Plays project.
MARK CHARNOCK continues to appear as Marlon Dingle in 'Emmerdale' who won 'Best Soap' at this years TV Choice Awards.
ANNE LAMBTON will soon be seen in 'The Good Liar' directed by Bill Condon for New Line Cinema, due for release in November.
JENNY GALLOWAY has just finished performing in 'The Starry Messenger' directed by Sam Yates. The Independent reviewing "Jenny Galloway is side-splitting as the kind of late learner whose implacable skepticism is the reflex of a belligerent self-doubt” ★★★★ and The Sunday Times reviewing "Jenny Galloway does a jolly vignette as a sour thicko in Mark’s class.” She will soon be seen in the feature film 'Come Away', directed by Brenda Chapman for Fred Films and can currently be seen in 'Good Omens' directed by Douglas Mackinnon for BBC Comedy Productions/ Amazon, available to watch on Amazon Prime.
RACHEL DALE has just completed filming on 'The A Word' made by Fifty Fathoms for BBC1. She recently filmed on 'The Barking Murders' directed by David Blair and an episode of 'Doctors.'
ANDREW TIERNAN was last seen in 'Death in Paradise' directed by Stewart Svaasand for BBC TV.
OLIVER FORD DAVIES is currently playing The Button Moulder in 'Peter Gynt' at the National Theatre directed by Jonathan Kent until 8th October. He can currently be seen in 'Departure' a new series directed by TJ Scott, made by Shaftesbury Films.
RON DONACHIE has just completed filming on 'Deadwater Fell' a new drama made by Kudos for C4. He has recently finished playing in 'Rebus: Long Shadows', directed by Robin Lefevre. Ron can currently be seen in the feature 'Outlaw King' directed by David Mackenzie for Sigma Films/Netflix and can also be seen in the feature film 'Steel Rain' directed by Woo-seok Yang, available on Netflix.
JANE SLAVIN has just finished filming a guest lead on 'Moving On' for the BBC and the film 'Real News' which is being directed by Luka Popadic.
IAN BURFIELD can currently be seen in 'Capture' on BBC1 directed by Ben Chanan and 'Temple' made by Hera Pictures for SKY, directed by Shariff Korver.
GEORGE LASHA has just finished filming a role in 'King Gary' made by Shiny Button Productions.
MICHAEL COCHRANE is now playing in 'Witness for the Prosecution', directed by Lucy Bailey and Clemmie Reynolds. He recently filmed 'Sticks and Stones', a three part drama for ITV, directed by Julia Ford. Michael can be seen as Vice Provost Martens in 'The Crown' on Netflix and can currently be heard playing Oliver Sterling in 'The Archers' on BBC Radio 4.
PHILIP MARTIN BROWN has just finished filming series 2 of 'Flack' being made by Hat Trick.
CILLIAN Ó GAIRBHÍ is soon to start rehearsals for Druid's production of 'The Beacon.' He was recently seen in 'Blood', made by Company Pictures/TV3 and directed by Lisa Mulcahy. He has just finished filming on the feature 'Mo Ghra Buan' made by Macalla Teo and 'Dead Still' a TV series for RTE.
KAREN DUNBAR has recently finished performing in the tour of 'Calendar Girls the Musical' - Society Aberdeen reviewed 'The ensemble cast are uniformly excellent - but Karen Dunbar comes close to stealing the show with her portrayal of single mum Cora, blending a stunning voice with perfect comic timing.' Karen also gave a Ted Talk at the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow on 1st June 2018. Her talk, 'Use humour as a tool, not a weapon' is now available to watch on YouTube.
NATALIE PERERA is currently in rehearsal for a production of 'Echoes' for Crowded Room Productions. She recently finished filming on the feature 'Together' for Colour TV and 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 and recently played at the London Asian Film Festival. Natalie has just filmed 'The Midnight Beast Presents Valentine's Day' for SKY and the second series of 'Jack and Dean of all Trades.'
FRANCES BARBER has just been seen at the Edinburgh Festival and at Leicester Square Theatre in her one woman show ‘MUSIK’ written by Jonathan Harvey and The Pet Shop Boys – reprising her character Billie Trix from the musical Closer to Heaven. Frances was last seen in 'The Queen and I', a TV film made by King Bert for Sky One, directed by Dan Zeff. She has recently finished filming on 'Queens of Mystery' for Acorn TV, directed by Jamie Magnus Stone and a guest role in an episode of the second series of 'The Split' made by Sister Pictures for BBC1.
BERWICK KALER is currently writing his 41st Panto for York Theatre Royal, which he also co-directs.
JUDE OWUSU is now playing at The Globe in 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' and 'Bartholomew Fair.' He has just finished playing the title role of Tamburlaine directed by Michael Boyd for the RSC - with The Guardian reviewing 'A dazzling Jude Owusu...' ★★★★, The Times 'Jude Owusu's all-conquering Tamburlaine [is] a figure of irresistible glamour' ★★★★★ and the Financial Times reviewing 'The backbone of this clarity is Jude Owusu's performance as Tamburlaine' ★★★★
ADAM BYRON has just finished filming on 'Kung Fury' the feature film directed by David Sandberg.
'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' won a record-breaking nine prizes at the Olivier Awards 2017. Further awards include 'Best Play' at The Evening Standard Theatre Awards and 'Best New Play' at the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards and won a total of eight awards at the WhatsOnStage Awards. The play also took home the prize in the 'Theatre' category at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2017.
CHRIS CORRIGAN can currently be seen in the filmed version of 'Cyprus Avenue' available on the BBC iPlayer. Last year Chris performed the play at the Public Theatre in New York to marvellous reviews -The Hollywood Reporter 'Corrigan is also terrific..' and the Deadline Hollywood 'Chris Corrigan's Slim is alternatively terrifying and scathingly funny.' He can also be seen in 'The Terror' a ten parter for television made by AMC/ Scott Free Productions.
PAUL LONGLEY can currently be seen in 'Porters' series 2, it was directed by Vadim Jean. Previously he was in 'Call The Midwife' on BBC1, 'GameFace' on E4 made by Objective Productions and 'Lovesick' which was made by Clerkenwell Films for Netflix.
DAVID BURNETT is now playing in 'Macbeth' at Chichester Festival Theatre, directed by Paul Miller. He was recently seen in 'VICTORIA' on ITV playing Joseph, one of the new regulars.
NADIA ALBINA has just finished playing in 'Emilia' in the West End. She has just been seen in 'Years & Years' made by Red Productions for BBC1, 'Home' a new comedy for C4 and 'Year of The Rabbit' made by Objective for C4.
JUDY FLYNN was last seen in 'Hollyoaks' made by Lime Pictures for Channel 4, and 'Ackley Bridge' made by The Forge, also for Channel 4.
AMEET CHANA is currently directing 'MUSHY: Lyrically Speaking' presented by Rifco Theatre Company and Watford Palace Theatre.
ACE BHATTI has just completed filming on 'Alex Rider', a TV series made by Eleventh Hour Films. He can currently be seen in the feature film 'Bohemian Rhapsody' made by Fox UK Productions - directed by Bryan Singer and Dexter Fletcher, playing the role of Freddie Mercury's Father Bomi Bulsara.
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' - ★★★★★.
SAM JENKINS-SHAW is now playing in 'The Night Watch' directed by Alastair Whatley. Previously he was playing in 'Leia and The Roman' at The Vaults Festival and RSC production of 'A Christmas Carol' directed by Rachel Kavanaugh. Last summer he played Richard Hannay in 'The 39 Steps' which was a co production between Scarborough and Clwyd.
IVANA BASIC can soon be seen in the feature film 'The Rhythm Section' directed by Reed Morano due for release in UK cinemas on Friday 22nd November. She can currently be seen in 'Turn Up Charlie' directed by Tristram Shapeero, available to watch on Netflix. Ivana's script 'Scarred' was nominated for the IMDB Script to Screen Award 2019.
JOHN PAUL HURLEY has just finished filming 'Elizabeth Is Missing' being made by STV for BBC1. He has just been seen in 'Wild Bill' on ITV, directed by Annie Griffin.
VIVIENNE ACHEAMPONG is about to start filming on 'The Other One' a new comedy made by Tiger Aspect. She has just completed filming on 'The Witches' directed by Robert Zemeckis and a guest lead in the new series of 'Death in Paradise' made by Red Planet for BBC and directed by Ian Barber. Vivienne can currently be seen in the Netflix comedy drama 'Turn Up Charlie' made by Brown Eyed Boy, directed by Tristram Shapeero, available to watch on Netflix and Rose Matafeo's Comedy Blap 'Temp', made by Avalon and directed by Al Campbell, available to watch on All 4.
JONATHAN NEWTH can currently be seen in series 1 and 2 of 'The Crown' as the Buckingham Palace Page available on Netflix.
DAVID CALDER can currently be seen in the new series of 'Plebs' on ITV2. He was recently seen in the comedy TV series 'JERK' made by Roughcut for BBC3, directed by Tom McKay and recently finished filming on series 2 of 'Bulletproof' made by Vertigo Films for Sky. Last year David played Julius Caesar in Nicholas Hytner's production of 'Julius Caesar' at the Bridge Theatre - The Observer reviewed 'David Calder is finely judged in the title role' ★★★★ and The Independent 'The Evening starts off with a pounding rock concert, part of a flag-waving pro-Caesar rally and David Calder's swaggering, crowd-pleasing Caesar...'★★★★.
GREG KOLPAKCHI can currently be seen in 'Lee and Dean' - a 6 part series on C4, he plays the regular character of Tomasz.
LUCY AKHURST is currently filming on 'Young Wallander' for Netflix. Previously she filmed 'Alex Rider', a TV series being made by Eleventh Hour Films.