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We have moved up all current TV and film home release news stories to the top as all theatre and cinema productions are on hold as a result of coronavirus government guidelines.

The Wedding

The Wedding

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2, 3, 4 September 5pm 

5 September 1.30pm & 5pm

Running Time: Max 2 Hours

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Circle Game available to view on-demand until 14th August

Circle Game available to view on-demand until 14th August

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Following three live streams last week, we have made a recording of Circle Game, performed by our graduating 3rd-year students available to view on our YouTube Channel until the 14th August.

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Maimuna Memon to reprise role of Mary in Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert

Maimuna Memon to reprise role of Mary in Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert

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2015 graduate Maimuna Memon will return to Regent’s Park Open Air theatre to reprise her role as Mary in Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert.

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OSD Graduates to perform in The Secret Love Life of Ophelia

OSD Graduates to perform in The Secret Love Life of Ophelia

Oxford School of Drama graduates Joe Swift and Shaofan Wilson will perform with Dame Helen Mirren in Greenwich Theatre’s online premiere of Steven Berkoff’s The Secret Love Life of Ophelia.

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Circle Game

Circle Game

The Oxford School of Drama invites you to a live online rehearsed reading of a newly commissioned play, Circle Game, performed by their graduating 3-year acting course students.

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check out our new virtual tour of the oxford school of drama

check out our new virtual tour of the oxford school of drama

We’ve provided virtual and interactive access to our theatre, studios, social and study spaces to give you an insight and flavour of our school. feel free to explore as many times as you wish.

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hiftu quasem is in the bbc’s new series of <em>killing eve</em>

hiftu quasem is in the bbc’s new series of killing eve

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Hiftu Quasem, a one-year course graduate, is in the new series of ‘Killing Eve’, where she plays a scottish hotel receptionist – Charlie. The lead roles are played by Jodie Comer and the iconic actress Harriet Walter.

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dipo ola joins babou ceesay in alibi tv’s new crime drama <em>we hunt together</em>

dipo ola joins babou ceesay in alibi tv’s new crime drama we hunt together

Three-year course graduate, Dipo, recently chatted to square mile magazine about life in lockdown and Alibi Channel’s new crime drama ‘we hunt together’ which also features fellow graduate Babou Ceesay. 

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Open Letter to Graduates and Students of The Oxford School of Drama

Open Letter to Graduates and Students of The Oxford School of Drama

Dear Graduates and Students

Last week The Oxford School of Drama released a message attempting to show genuine solidarity and support for people opposing injustice with reference to the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Statement

Statement

The Oxford School of Drama and all its staff stand firmly against racism in all forms.

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Luke Dayhill will be playing Andrew in ‘Moment of Grace’

Luke Dayhill will be playing Andrew in ‘Moment of Grace’

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Luke Dayhill will be playing Andrew in ‘Moment of Grace’ written by Bren Gosling and directed by Nicky Allpress alongside Andrew Paul and Lucy Walker-Evans.

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Cat White and Isabella Speaight to produce and star in Farewell She Goes

Cat White and Isabella Speaight to produce and star in Farewell She Goes

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The Oxford School of Drama 2018 One Year Course Graduates Cat White and Isabella Speaight are looking for funding to produce and star in Farewell She Goes, an 18th Century story exploring female friendship, race and women's rights.

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Aoibhéann McCann wins the Irish Times best actress award

Aoibhéann McCann wins the Irish Times best actress award

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The winners of this year's Irish Times Theatre Awards were announced online this year, after the cancellation of the awards ceremony due to the Covid-19 crisis. Aoibhéann McCann has won the Irish Times best actress award for her portrayal of Blanche Dubois in the Lyric Theatre production.

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Cassie Bradley plays Mary Magdalene in the series Jesus: His Life

Cassie Bradley plays Mary Magdalene in the series Jesus: His Life

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Showing just how versatile she is, Cassie Bradley can currently be seen playing con woman Natalie in Coronation Street on ITV as well as Mary Magdalene in Jesus: His Life. Which is now airing on Amazon Prime Video.

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tanya reynolds as mrs elton in the new adaptation of emma now available for home viewing on demand

tanya reynolds as mrs elton in the new adaptation of emma now available for home viewing on demand

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The latest adaptation of Emma was made available for home viewing barely a month after its theatrical release. Emma was one of the first films to be released early due to the coronavirus pandemic, and was made available to watch on demand on 20th March. It is now available to rent on Amazon Video, Sky Store, Google Play, iTunes and BT TV Store.

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A Serial Killers Guide To Life Produced By Charity Wakefield

A Serial Killers Guide To Life Produced By Charity Wakefield

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The Oxford School of Drama graduate Charity Wakefield has produced A Serial Killers Guide to Life. It is a female led, jet black comedy film.  Three other Oxford School of Drama graduates feature - Carys Lewis, Will Strange and Frances Millar.

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Jemma Powell is in the feature film of the novel The Secret Garden and is in Netflix series The Stranger.

Jemma Powell is in the feature film of the novel The Secret Garden and is in Netflix series The Stranger.

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Jemma is playing Grace Craven in The Secret Garden which is an adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's 1911 children's classic novel.  From the producers of Harry Potter and Paddington.

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Annabel Scholey returns as Nina in season 2 of BBC's The Split

Annabel Scholey returns as Nina in season 2 of BBC's The Split

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Annabel returns to the BBC hit drama The Split on Tuesday 11 February alongside Nicola Walker, Fiona Button, Deborah Findlay and Stephen Mangan.  The drama is set in a family legal firm specialising in divorce.  You may recognise Annabel in a very different role - as Amena in Sky's Britannia.

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Sophie Cookson portrayal of Christine Keeler praised as ‘simply sensational’

Sophie Cookson portrayal of Christine Keeler praised as ‘simply sensational’

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 The Trial of Christine Keeler hits our screens on the 29th and 30th of December at 9pm on BBC One.  Sophie is best known for playing Roxy in the Kingsmen films.

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Cassie Bradley and Kiran Sonia Sawar to star in new ITV series McDonald and Dodds

Cassie Bradley and Kiran Sonia Sawar to star in new ITV series McDonald and Dodds

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ITV’s new crime drama brings together the "wildly ambitious" DCI McDonald (Tala Gouveia) with the "shy, modest" DS Dodds (Jason Watkins).

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