Latest News

Catherine Steadman's new novel, Mr Nobody, is published

Catherine Steadman's new novel, Mr Nobody, is published

Catherine Steadman

As well as being an Olivier Award-nominated actor, Catherine is forging a reputation as a best selling writer.  Following on from her debut, Something in the Water, Catherine's latest novel is Mr Nobody, a gripping psychological thriller.  The novel is published by Penguin Random House. 

Read more

Frazer Hadfield stars in The History Boys at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Frazer Hadfield stars in The History Boys at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Frazer Hadfield

Frazer takes to the stage as Scripps in Alan Bennett's The History Boys on 7 February.  He had a starring role in the recent TV hit, Frayed, a comedy series set in Australia which was described by the Guardian as an 'unforgettably dark and irreverent'.

Read more

Ashley Byam stars in Four Play at Above the Stag

Ashley Byam stars in Four Play at Above the Stag

Ashley Byam

Ashley stars in this comic play about sex and commitment in the 21st century by Jake Brunger.  The production opens at Above The Stag Theatre on 15 January.

Read more

January West End openings for OSD graduates

January West End openings for OSD graduates

West End openings

Faye Castelow and Jake Neads will open in the highly anticipated new play from Tom Stoppard at the end of January.  Leopoldstadt previews at Wyndhams Theatre from 25 January.  The production is directed by Patrick Marber.

Read more

Ella Bruccoleri returns to play Sister Frances in Season 9 of Call the Midwife

Ella Bruccoleri returns to play Sister Frances in Season 9 of Call the Midwife

Ella Bruccoleri

Ella returns for a second season of the BBC's Call the Midwife as the novice at Nonnatus House, Sister Frances. Ella, from North Yorkshire, graduated from the One Year Acting Course in 2017.  Her other professional screen roles have been in the Emmy-nominated series Genius: Picasso for National Geographic and The Last Kingdom for Netflix.

Read more

Cat White plays Beth in BBC1's Dracula

Cat White plays Beth in BBC1's Dracula

Cat White

Cat plays Beth in the current BBC serial, Dracula.  Described as 'a splendid revamp' (Guardian), Dracula is penned by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat of Sherlock fame.  Cat graduated from the One Year Acting Course in 2018 and was recently on stage in the London transfer of The Watsons by Laura Wade.

Read more

Wildcard Theatre receives funding from the Arts Council ... and some new OSD graduate companies to watch out for

Wildcard Theatre receives funding from the Arts Council ... and some new OSD graduate companies to watch out for

cid 467122B9 0040 47EC 8D90 35CE40292C6D L0 001

Wildcard Thatre Company, set up by 10 OSD graduates in 2015 has just announced that it will receive funding from the Arts Council next year.

Read more

Claire Foy will make US stage debut in Lungs next year

Claire Foy will make US stage debut in Lungs next year

image1

Following their highly praised performances in Lungs at The Old Vic, Claire and Matt Smith will reunite on stage in New York in Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs,a play about a couple wrestling with the morality of having kids in an overpopulated planet.

Read more

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

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

image0
 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.

Read more

facebook
twitter
instagram