KATIE BRAYBEN is now playing in 'Girl From The North Country' directed by Conor McPherson at The Gielgud Theatre in London's West End until 1st February 2020, having just returned from playing at The Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto. With the Evening Standard reviewing 'vocal powerhouse Katie Brayben' ★★★★; Time Out 'Brayben's wonderfully physical performance...she's funny and spiky' ★★★★ and the Daily Mail 'Katie Brayben - a terrific vocalist.'
LUCY ROBINSON will play Mrs Bradman in 'Blithe Spirit' directed by Richard Eyre - which had a highly successful run at Theatre Royal Bath and transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre. The play's run in the West End marks the show's London leg of it's UK nationwide tour finishing on 11th April 2020. Lucy can currently be seen in series 9 of 'Cold Feet' reprising her role as Robyn Duff.
GREGOR FISHER has just finished playing the Narrator in 'Dr Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical' at The Edinburgh Festival Theatre.
OWEN WHITELAW is about to start filming an episode of 'Casualty' for BBC. He was last seen in 'Shetland' on BBC1, directed by Gordon Anderson and can currently be seen in the BBC Drama, previously known as 'One of Us' now re-titled 'Retribution' available on Netflix and BBC iPlayer.
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.
JOHN PAUL HURLEY has just been seen in 'Elizabeth Is Missing' made by STV for BBC1.
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.” ★★★★ He can currently be seen in 'Waiting For The Barbarians' in UK cinemas, directed by Ciro Guerra.
DIANA HARDCASTLE has recently finished filming on 'Belgravia' made by Carnival for ITV, directed by John Alexander and an episode of 'Shakespeare and Hathaway' for BBC1.
ANDREW TIERNAN was last seen in 'Death in Paradise' directed by Stewart Svaasand for BBC TV.
BILLY POSTLETHWAITE can currently be seen in 'Chernobyl' the American/British TV series, Co-production between SKY and HBO. He will reprise the title role of 'Macbeth' and Lysander in 'A Midsummer Nights Dream' at Wilton's Musical Hall in January/February 2020.
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.
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 available to watch on Starz. Angus can also be seen in series 2 of 'Fleabag' and continues to play Josh Archer in 'The Archers.'
SAM JENKINS-SHAW has just 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. Last summer he played Richard Hannay in 'The 39 Steps' which was a co production between Scarborough and Clwyd.
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.
GEORGE LASHA has just been seen in 'King Gary' made by Shiny Button Productions on BBC1.
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.
RON DONACHIE can now be seen in 'Deadwater Fell' a new drama made by Kudos on C4. He recently finished playing in 'Rebus: Long Shadows', directed by Robin Lefevre and can currently be seen in the feature 'Outlaw King' directed by David Mackenzie for Sigma Films/Netflix and the feature film 'Steel Rain' directed by Woo-seok Yang, available on Netflix.
IAN BURFIELD has recently been seen in 'Capture' on BBC1 directed by Ben Chanan and 'Temple' made by Hera Pictures for SKY, directed by Shariff Korver.
ANNE LAMBTON can currently be seen in 'The Good Liar' directed by Bill Condon in UK cinemas.
JENNY GALLOWAY is currently appearing in 'The Welkin' directed by James Macdonald at the National Theatre. 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.
TIM TRELOAR was last seen in series 8 of 'Call The Midwife' on BBC1, directed by Christiana Ebohon-Green and in the world premiere of Emily White's 'Pavilion' at Theatr Clwyd, directed by Tamara Harvey. He can currently be seen in the comedy series 'The Tuckers' available on the BBC iPlayer.
JUNE WATSON is currently appearing in 'The Welkin' directed by James Macdonald at the National Theatre. She can currently be seen in 'Chernobyl' the American/British TV series, Co-production between SKY and HBO.
EMILY ASTON has recently completed filming on 'Moving On' directed by Ian Puleston Davies. She was last 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.
KAREN DUNBAR recently played God in 'Still Game Live: The Final Farewell' at the SEC, Glasgow - which was a live show based on the phenomenally popular critically acclaimed sitcom Still Game. She will soon start rehearsals playing Lady Bracknell in 'The Importance of Being Earnest' being directed by Lu Kemp for Perth Theatre.
STEVE TOUSSAINT is currently filming on Russell T Davies’ 1980s-set drama 'Boys' for C4 and has just finished filming on Steve McQueen's 'Small Axe' made by Bluebeat Productions for the BBC. He can currently be seen in 'In The Long Run' made by Green Door/Sprout on SKY1 and 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. 'Killed By My Debt' which Steve appeared in last year, won 'Best Single Drama' at the BAFTAs 2019.
PHILIP MARTIN BROWN has recently finished filming series 2 of 'Flack' being made by Hat Trick.
GEORGE COSTIGAN has just 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.
CLARA INDRANI has recently finished filming 'Flesh & Blood', a new four part drama made by Silverprint for ITV1 - due for TX in 2020.
JUDY FLYNN was last seen in 'Hollyoaks' made by Lime Pictures and 'Ackley Bridge' made by The Forge, both for Channel 4. She has just filmed an episode of 'Doctors' for 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.
STEPHEN THOMPSON has recently completed filming on the feature 'Military Wives Choir' directed by Peter Cattaneo, due for release in 2020.
OLIVER FORD DAVIES recently played The Button Moulder in 'Peter Gynt' at the National Theatre directed by Jonathan Kent.
2020 GOLDEN GLOBES - Congratulations to the following clients; ANGUS IMRIE who played Jake in 'FLEABAG' which won 'Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy'; BILLY POSTLETHWAITE & JUNE WATSON who we part of 'CHERNOBYL' which took home the award for 'Best Limited Series or TV Movie' and the film '1917' featuring BILLY POSTLETHWAITE won in the category 'Best Motion Picture - Drama.'
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.
GEOFFREY LUMB has recently finished playing Benedick in 'Much Ado About Nothing' for the Tobacco Factory and Wilton's Music Hall.
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' - ★★★★★.
JAN HARVEY was last seen guest starring in 'EastEnders' as Margaret Midhurst.
ADAM BYRON has recently finished filming on 'Kung Fury 2' the feature film directed by David Sandberg is due for release in 2020.
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.
JONATHAN NEWTH can currently be seen in series 1 and 2 of 'The Crown' as the Buckingham Palace Page available on Netflix.
LU CORFIELD recently filmed on 'The Last Tango in Halifax' for BBC1 and series 1 of 'In My Skin' for BBC3. She can currently be seen in 'The Witcher', a new series made by Hocus Pocus for Netflix. Lu was last seen in 'The Accident' on Channel 4; 'Sex Education' on Netflix; 'Clink', a prison drama made by LA Productions for 5STAR and most recently 'The Cure' on C4.
CAROLINE O'NEILL has just completed filming on series 3 of 'The A Word' made by Fifty Fathoms for BBC1; an episode of 'Vera' for ITV and series 7 of 'Endeavour' reprising her role as Win Thursday.
CATHERINE TERRIS has recently finished filming on the feature 'Martyrs Lane' directed by Ruth Platt for BFI.
MARK CHARNOCK continues to appear as Marlon Dingle in 'Emmerdale' who won 'Best Soap' at this years TV Choice Awards.
CATHY MURPHY was last seen in 'Summer of Rockets' - the box set is available on BBC iPlayer.
MARK RICE-OXLEY has just finished playing Mr Sawyer in 'Miracle On 34th Street' for the Liverpool and Everyman Playhouse - with the Liverpool Echo reviewing 'Mark Rice-Oxley is superb as everything from snivelling store psychologist Mr Sawyer through to Macy's rival Gimble...'★★★★
AMEET CHANA recently directed 'MUSHY: Lyrically Speaking' presented by Rifco Theatre Company and Watford Palace Theatre.
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.
CHRIS CORRIGAN was last seen in 'The Terror' a ten parter for television made by AMC/ Scott Free Productions and the filmed version of 'Cyprus Avenue.'
BERWICK KALER has written and co-directed his 41st Panto 'Cinderella' for York Theatre Royal.
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.
MICHAEL SIMKINS has just 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' - available on Netflix and can soon be seen in an episode of 'Silent Witness' on BBC1, directed by Dominic Leclerc.
VIVIENNE ACHEAMPONG was recently seen in an episode of 'Death in Paradise' on BBC1, which is now available on the BBC iPlayer. She has just finished filming on 'The Other One' a new comedy made by Tiger Aspect and 'The Witches' directed by Robert Zemeckis. Vivienne is one of the stars of the hit comedy show 'Famalam' - with series 1 & 2 available on the BBC iPlayer and she is currently filming series 3.
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.'
GWYNETH STRONG recently finished her stint on the tour of 'The Mouse Trap', directed by Gareth Armstrong.
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.
ACE BHATTI has recently completed filming on 'Alex Rider', a TV series made by Eleventh Hour Films. His latest feature film credit was the acclaimed 'Bohemian Rhapsody' made by Fox UK Productions - directed by Bryan Singer and Dexter Fletcher, playing the role of Freddie Mercury's Father Bomi Bulsara.
DAVID CALDER has just been seen in the new series of 'Plebs' on ITV2 and the comedy TV series 'JERK' on BBC3, directed by Tom McKay. He recently finished filming on series 2 of 'Bulletproof' made by Vertigo Films for Sky, directed by Diamuid Goggins & Dominic Leclerc. 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...'★★★★.
JIM CARTER can currently be seen in the 'Downton Abbey' feature film and 'The Good Liar' directed by Bill Condon.
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.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.
WANDA VENTHAM has just completed filming on the 3 parter 'Penance' for West Road Pictures/ Channel 5. Previously Wanda was seen playing a guest lead in an episode of 'Father Brown' and returning character Sheilagh Chiltern in 'Holby City' for BBC1.
AMANDA REDMAN has recently finished filming the lead role on a new comedy pilot 'Bumps' commissioned for BBC1, directed by Sandy Johnson and '4 Stories: On The Edge - For You', made by BackLight TV for Channel 4, directed by Stroma Cairns. Series 3 of 'The Good Karma Hospital' made by Tiger Aspect for ITV will be TXed soon.
MARK WILLIAMS has just been seen in series eight of 'Father Brown' on BBC1 and will start filming series nine in April 2020.
RACHEL DALE has recently completed filming on 'The A Word' made by Fifty Fathoms for BBC1; series 2 of 'The Bay' made by Tall Story Pictures for ITV and 'The Barking Murders' directed by David Blair. She was recently seen in an episode of 'Doctors' on BBC1.
KEVIN WHATELY recently played The Narrator in 'Candide' at the Bergen Opera House.