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Caroline O’Mahoney is starring in Starting from Scratch at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre in London

Caroline O’Mahoney is starring in Starting from Scratch at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre in London

Starting from scratch

Starting from Scratch is a selection of new writing from some of the best up and coming playwrights of the age. A well-rounded mix of laughter, tears, drama and pathos, these short strokes of genius will be passionately performed by some of London’s brightest emerging talent. Showing from March 22nd to 29th.

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Molly Chesworth and Chanelle Modi in an all-female production of Hamlet at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury

Molly Chesworth and Chanelle Modi in an all-female production of Hamlet at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury

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This is the Shakespeare timeless tragedy but through the female gaze. Hamlet is a woman lost in a man's world steeped in history and tradition, desperate to break the mould and fight the notion that frailty is personified by womanhood.  Set to run from 17 April to 23 May.

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Gemma Barnett

Gemma Barnett

Gemma Barnett

Won Best Female Performance at the Off West End Theatres Awards on Sunday 8th March for her role in A Hundred Words for Snow at Trafalgar Studios 2.

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Richard Gadd wins best video design and is nominated for Oliver award for his play Baby Reindeer

Richard Gadd wins best video design and is nominated for Oliver award for his play Baby Reindeer

Richard Gadd

Baby Reindeer won Best Video Design at the Off West End Theatres Awards on Sunday 8th March. It has also been nominated for Outstanding Achievement in anAffiliate Theatre at the Oliver Awards.

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Yvette Bokakye is at the Soho theatre in Hassan Abdulrazzak’s The Special Relationship

Yvette Bokakye is at the Soho theatre in Hassan Abdulrazzak’s The Special Relationship

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On until Saturday 21st March. The play is based on true stories from the sharp edge of transatlantic deportation.

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Sam Landon is playing Liam in WALK OF SHAME

Sam Landon is playing Liam in WALK OF SHAME

Sam Landon

Walk of Shame is a racy appraisal of important 21st century themes—love, sex, excess and consent. 

Written by Stephanie Silver and Amelia Marshall Lovsey and directed by Michelle Payne.

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Tom Rouvray is playing RICH in The Happiest place on Earth

Tom Rouvray is playing RICH in The Happiest place on Earth

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Created by Aktualise Theatre company. It is showing at the Drayton Arms in London from 24th-28th March.

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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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Robert Lennon is in Superman at Vault festival

Robert Lennon is in Superman at Vault festival

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Robert Lennon, is in Superman at the Vault festival in March.

Superman is an experimental, gig-theatre project working with students and young people to unravel ideas of consent when they’re young, through daring alternative music, chorus work, spoken word and soundscape.

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Red Fox Theatre in Dublin with re-run of Catch of the Day

Red Fox Theatre in Dublin with re-run of Catch of the Day

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Callum McGuire, Jonty Weston and Ben Simon star in Catch of the Day

returning to Ireland but this time in Dublin at the Smock Alley Theatre from 30th March to 4th April 2020, 8pm (Sat matinee at 3pm) and West Waterford food festival on 17th April.

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Tanya Reynolds as Mrs Elton in the new adaptation of Emma in cinemas now

Tanya Reynolds as Mrs Elton in the new adaptation of Emma in cinemas now

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Emma is a 2020 comedy-drama film directed by Autumn de Wilde, from a screenplay by Eleanor Catton and is based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel of the same name. Its story follows Emma Woodhouse, a young woman who interferes in the love lives of her friends. It stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Josh O'Connor, Callum Turner, Mia Goth, Miranda Hart, and Bill Nighy.

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Daniel Burke in John Cleese's Bang Bang

Daniel Burke in John Cleese's Bang Bang

Daniel Burke

Daniel Burke can be seen in John Cleese's production of Bang Bang on a UK tour until the 16th of May.

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Brian Fenton is producing The Cherry Orchard for Druid Theatre Company

Brian Fenton is producing The Cherry Orchard for Druid Theatre Company

Brian Fenton

Previews of The Cherry Orchard started last week, and it will be live streamed to cinemas across Ireland and the UK on 5th March at 7pm. Or you can go and see it at Galway Black Box Theatre from 22nd February to 7th March 2020 and at Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from 8th to 11th April 2020.

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Luke Dayhill in Feel More

Luke Dayhill in Feel More

Luke Dayhill

The Oxford School of Drama graduate Luke Dayhill is in Feel More at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre. Imagine someone else's life, just for a minute. Songs for days to remember and nights never to forget. The soundtrack to 8.7 million lives on shuffle.

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Arita Sadiku in Gangs of London

Arita Sadiku in Gangs of London

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Arita Sadiku, an Oxford School of Drama graduate, has just landed a role on Radio 4’s Turnanby and is playing Leonora in Gangs of London which is going to be released this year on HBO and Sky Atlantic.

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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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3rd Year Students Perform No Particular Order

3rd Year Students Perform No Particular Order

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The 3rd year students have been busy performing in a new play by Singapore-born playwright, Joel Tan called no particular order this week. The play is set in an unnamed place in an unnamed time, where a despot has come to power. What we see of this country is a flicker book of portraits - lyrical, witty, and savage snapshots that chart the human landscape of revolutions past, present, and future.

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Bored of Knives Transfers to Greenwich Theatre

Bored of Knives Transfers to Greenwich Theatre

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Established earlier this year by recent graduates, Flaw State, announced its first production, Bored of Knives, written by Kitty Fox Davis and Megan Louise Wilson. After a successful run at The White Bear in London the show will now be transferring to Greenwich Theatre and will run from May 12th to May 16th.

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House of Shame Directed by Billy Dunmore

House of Shame Directed by Billy Dunmore

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House of Shame is a debut play written by Daisy Marsh and directed by Billy Dunmore. It will be performed at Katzpace from 10th to 13th May. Both graduated from The Oxford School of Drama in 2018 and this is their first play from the newly created theatre company; Slap and Tickle. Set in 1966, House of Shame is a black comedy about three friends and their captive.

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Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough at Southwark Playhouse

Anything Is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough at Southwark Playhouse

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Anything is Possible if You Think About It Hard Enough is on from the 1st to 25th April at the Southwark Playhouse performed by Small Things Theatre and was written by one of our graduates Cordelia O'Neill.

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