JOSEPH LONG recently played 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.” ★★★★
JOHN PAUL HURLEY has recently been seen in 'Elizabeth Is Missing' made by STV for BBC1.
OLIVER FORD DAVIES recently played The Button Moulder in 'Peter Gynt' at the National Theatre directed by Jonathan Kent.
IAIN ROBERTSON is currently playing Stevie Adams in 'River City' for BBC Scotland and has just finished filming on the feature 'The Last Bus' directed by Gillies MacKinnon. Iain's short film 'Bridge' was awarded the Shortcuts Hitchcock of the Jury award at the Dinard Film Festival.
GEORGE COSTIGAN has recently finished appearing in 'Faith Healer' to fantastic reviews: "Costigan...mesmerising as Francis"- ★★★★★ The Stage; "George Costigan is a fascinating, clever and witty"- ★★★★★ The Scotsman and "...the three performances are so powerful as to radiate their own distinct atmosphere" - ★★★★ The Times. He was recently seen in the new Sally Wainwright drama 'Gentleman Jack' for Lookout Point/ HBO/ BBC1.
CDA are very sad to announce our dear client DEREK FOWLDS passed away on Friday 17th January 2020 - he was a much loved client and we will all miss him terribly.
DIANA HARDCASTLE has just been seen playing Grace in 'Belgravia' made by Carnival for ITV and an episode of 'Shakespeare and Hathaway' on BBC1; which is available to watch on the BBC iPlayer.
RACHEL DALE has just been seen playing Jeanette in 'The A Word' made by Fifty Fathoms on BBC1. She has recently completed filming on series 2 of 'The Bay' made by Tall Story Pictures for ITV and 'The Barking Murders' directed by David Blair.
TOM PADLEY has just finished filming on 'Lost Pirate Kingdom' made by World Media Rights for Netflix and the short film 'Cotton Socks' directed by Lisa Clarkson for NFTS.
MARK WILLIAMS can currently be seen in 'Father Brown' repeats on BBC1.
ADAM BYRON has recently finished filming on 'Kung Fury 2' the feature film directed by David Sandberg is due for release in 2020.
GWYNETH STRONG recently finished her stint on the tour of 'The Mouse Trap', directed by Gareth Armstrong.
FRANCES BARBER can currently be seen in BBC2's sitcom 'Semi Detached' a six part comedy made by Happy Tramp and the British crime thriller film 'Trick or Treat' available to rent or buy on all platforms. She recently finished reprising her role as Billie Trix in ‘MUSIK’ written by Jonathan Harvey and The Pet Shop Boys at the Leicester Square Theatre. Her incredible performance has earned her an OffWestEnd nomination for 'Lead Performance in a Musical.' Frances has just been seen in an episode of 'The Split' made by Sister Pictures for BBC1 and 'Cold Feet' on ITV.
MICHAEL SIMKINS has recently finished playing in the Orange Tree's production of 'Candida' directed by Paul Miller - The Guardian reviews 'Michael Simkins gives a richly funny performance as Candida's grasping father...'- ★★★★. He can currently be seen playing Sir Patrick Dean in series 3 of 'The Crown' and was seen in an episode of 'Silent Witness' on BBC1, directed by Dominic Leclerc.
GEORGE LASHA has just been seen in 'King Gary' made by Shiny Button Productions on BBC1.
GEOFFREY LUMB has recently finished playing Benedick in 'Much Ado About Nothing' for the Tobacco Factory and Wilton's Music Hall.
LU CORFIELD can currently be seen in 'WINGS' directed by Jamie Weston, streaming on Film4 and All4. She has just been seen playing Ruth in 'The Last Tango in Halifax' on BBC1 - with the Independent reviewing "Caroline, who lost a partner in the last series finds herself attracted to a school colleague (Ruth, played by rising star Lu Corfield), with all the conflicts that will surely generate." Previously, she was seen in 'In My Skin' still available on the BBC iPlayer and Hulu; 'The Cure' on C4; 'The Accident' on C4; 'Sex Education' and 'The Witcher' on Netflix and 'Clink', a prison drama made by LA Productions for 5STAR.
KAREN DUNBAR has just finished playing Lady Bracknell in 'The Importance of Being Earnest' directed by Lu Kemp for Perth Theatre - with Broadway World reviewing 'The brilliant Karen Dunbar revels in the role of Lady Bracknell, from the disapproving glares to commanding struts around the stage.' - ★★★★.
ACE BHATTI can currently be seen in 'Alex Rider', a TV series made by Eleventh Hour Films available on Amazon Prime Video UK and in Netflix's 'The Stranger' an eight-part thriller adapted from Harlen Coben's hugely successful novel.
KEVIN WHATELY recently played The Narrator in 'Candide' at the Bergen Opera House.
BERWICK KALER will write, direct and star in 'Dick Turpin Rides Again' which has been moved to Christmas 2021/22, playing at the Grand Opera House York.
BARRY McCARTHY was playing in the company of 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' playing at The Palace Theatre until the show was sadly shut down due to COVID 19. Here are some marvellous reviews; The Times reviewed 'It is out of this world, it's magic, and it's a hit' - ★★★★★ and The Independent called it 'A Theatre Production of immense wonder' - ★★★★★.
2020 GOLDEN GLOBES - Congratulations to the following clients; ANGUS IMRIE who played Jake in 'FLEABAG' which won 'Best Television Series' & JUNE WATSON who was part of 'CHERNOBYL' which took home the award for 'Best Limited Series or TV Movie.'
AMEET CHANA recently directed 'MUSHY: Lyrically Speaking' presented by Rifco Theatre Company and Watford Palace Theatre.
WANDA VENTHAM has just been seen playing Fay in the 3 part drama 'Penance' on Channel 5.
ROBBIE COLTRANE can be seen starring as Orson Welles in 'Urban Myths: Orson Welles in Norwich - F for Fakenham' which airs on Sky Arts, 28th October at 10pm - the series is currently available to watch on NOW TV.
IVANA BASIC - her script 'Scarred' was nominated for the IMDB Script to Screen Award 2019.
JOE McGANN can now be seen playing the new regular Edward Hutchinson in 'Hollyoaks.' His short film 'Rain Stops Play' directed by Mika Simmons won the World Fest Houston Silver Remi Award for Best Comedy Short Film and his short film, 'The Card Room Chronicles: Car Pool Poker' directed by Dennis Crampton, won Best Short Film at the Fusion International Film Festival.
LUCY ROBINSON was recently seen playing Mrs Bradman in 'Blithe Spirit' directed by Richard Eyre. The show had a highly successful run at Theatre Royal Bath and transferred to the Duke of York's Theatre - the show was sadly shut down due to COVID 19. Lucy was recently seen in series 9 of 'Cold Feet' reprising her role as Robyn Duff on ITV.
JENNY GALLOWAY was playing in 'The Welkin' directed by James Macdonald at the National Theatre until the show was sadly shut down due to COVID 19. Variety reviewed 'Numerous cast members shine, especially...dry-as-a-bone, all knowing Jenny Galloway...'. Previously, she was last seen 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.
CLARA INDRANI has just been seen in the four parter 'Flesh & Blood' on ITV1.
MARK CHARNOCK continues to appear as Marlon Dingle in 'Emmerdale' who won 'Best Soap and Continuing Drama' at the BAFTA TV 2020 Awards.
26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Congratulations to 'THE CROWN' Series 3 which featured our client MICHAEL SIMKINS who won 'Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.'
DAVID CALDER has recently been seen in series 2 of 'Bulletproof' made by Vertigo Films on Sky One, an episode of 'Plebs' on ITV2 and the comedy TV series 'JERK' on BBC3, directed by Tom McKay.
STEVE TOUSSAINT can be seen in Steve McQueen's hotly anticipated 'Small Axe: Red, White and Blue' which airs, Sunday 13 December on BBC One and the BBC iPlayer. He recently finished filming on Russell T Davies’ 1980s-set drama 'It's a Sin' for C4 and was last seen playing Feekat in an episode of 'Doctor Who' on BBC1.
JAN HARVEY was last seen guest starring in 'EastEnders' as Margaret Midhurst.
JUNE WATSON was playing in 'The Welkin' directed by James Macdonald at the National Theatre until the show was sadly shut down due to COVID 19. Variety reviewed 'Numerous cast members shine, especially...no-nonsense, pragmatic June Watson...' She can currently be seen in 'Chernobyl' the American/British TV series, co-production between SKY and HBO.
SAM JENKINS-SHAW has recently finished playing in 'The Night Watch' directed by Alastair Whatley. Previous to this he was playing in 'Leia and The Roman' at The Vaults Festival and RSC production of 'A Christmas Carol' directed by Rachel Kavanaugh.
ANDREW TIERNAN is currently filming on 'Alter My State' being directed by Harris Dickinson for BBC Films.
JONATHAN NEWTH can currently be seen in series 1 and 2 of 'The Crown' as the Buckingham Palace Page available on Netflix.
SUZANNE BERTISH was last seen playing God in 'Noye's Fludde' at Stratford East, directed by Lyndsey Turner. She can be seen in 'The Looming Tower' on BBC2, made by Legendary Television/Hulu/Amazon and soon be seen in the feature film 'MAD?' directed by Saskia Rifkin. Last year Suzanne played Agamemnon in 'Troilus and Cressida' at the RSC.
SHAZIA NICHOLLS has just finished appearing in the 2-hander 'Kraken' which was part of the Vaults Festival 2020.
PHILIP MARTIN BROWN has just been seen in series 2 of 'Flack' made by Hat Trick.
CATHERINE TERRIS has recently finished filming on the feature 'Martyrs Lane' directed by Ruth Platt for BFI.
STEPHEN THOMPSON can currently be seen in the feature film 'Military Wives Choir' directed by Peter Cattaneo.
The Guardian's 50 best theatre shows of the 21st century...
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.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.
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.
JIM CARTER can currently be seen in the 'Downton Abbey' feature film and 'The Good Liar' directed by Bill Condon.
BRIAN PETTIFER recently filmed on the feature 'The Last Bus' directed by Gillies MacKinnon. He 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.
AMANDA REDMAN has just been seen in series 3 of 'The Good Karma Hospital' on ITV. She was also recently seen in the new comedy pilot 'Bumps' directed by Sandy Johnson on BBC1 and 4 Stories: On The Edge - For You' on Channel 4.
TIM TRELOAR can be heard voicing Humphrey the Whale in 'Dolittle' showing in UK cinemas. He was last seen in the world premiere of Emily White's 'Pavilion' at Theatr Clwyd, directed by Tamara Harvey and can currently be seen in the comedy series 'The Tuckers' available on the BBC iPlayer.
MARK TANDY can soon be seen in an episode of 'The Singapore Grip' made by Mammoth Screen - the drama is currently being aired on ITV.
ANGUS IMRIE can be seen in the feature film 'Emma' directed by Autumn de Wilde, currently available on Sky Store - with the Radio Times reviewing "Fleabag Angus Imrie, who played Claire’s weird step-son, stars as a silent but comically effective footman" ★★★★. Angus can be seen in series 2 of 'Fleabag' and continues to play Josh Archer in 'The Archers.'
CHRIS CORRIGAN has just been seen in an episode of 'Doctors' on BBC1. Previously he was in 'The Terror' a ten parter for television made by AMC/ Scott Free Productions and the filmed version of 'Cyprus Avenue' which was recently available on the BBC iPlayer.
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.
CAROLINE O'NEILL has just been seen playing Pauline in series 3 of 'The A Word' made by Fifty Fathoms for BBC1. Previously, she appeared in 'Vera: The Escape Turn' and 'Endeavour' reprising her role as Win Thursday, both on ITV.
OWEN WHITELAW has just been seen in an episode of 'Casualty' on BBC1. He can currently be seen in the BBC Drama, previously known as 'One of Us' now re-titled 'Retribution' available on Netflix and BBC iPlayer.
JUDY FLYNN was last seen in 'Hollyoaks' made by Lime Pictures; 'Ackley Bridge' made by The Forge, both for Channel 4 and an episode of 'Doctors' on BBC1.
MICHAEL COCHRANE recently finished playing the Judge in 'Witness for the Prosecution', directed by Lucy Bailey and Clemmie Reynolds and was last seen playing Clayton in 'Sticks and Stones', a three part drama, directed by Julia Ford on ITV. Michael can be seen as Vice Provost Martens in 'The Crown' on Netflix and can be heard playing Oliver Sterling in 'The Archers' on BBC Radio 4.
IAN BURFIELD can currently be seen in EastEnders on BBC1.