Cassie has joined the cast of Corrie as waitress from Nick's restaurant in Nottingham, who helped with a con by withdrawing someone’s money from various cash points. She then tries to blackmail him. Cassie is no stranger to soaps, having recently played regular Leigh-Anne in BBC1’s Casualty.
Gemma has just been nominated for her performance in A Hundred Words for Snow at Trafalgar Studios 2. In a hat-trick the director, Lucy Jane Atkinson and writer, Tatty Hennessy have also been nominated.
Nyet!: A Brexit UK Border Farce, co-written by Gabriella, Alex Helfrecht and Jorg Tittel is available on Sky Arts Channel. The timely short film is produced by Oiffy and mines a seam of black humour in which post-Brexit British border ports are clogged and there is an illicit trade in food from the European mainland. The short also stars Olivia Williams (An Education), Beatie Edney (Poldark) and Garry Mountaine (The Lobster).
· Maimuna was interviewed and sang on the BBC’s flagship news programme, Today, on the morning of Wednesday 20th March in a package about Standing at the Sky’s Edge, a new musical at Sheffield Crucible Theatre with music and lyrics by Richard Hawley and book by Chris Bush.
The shortlist for the 2018 Sunday Times/National Theatre Ian Charleson Awards has just been announced and includes OSD graduate, Daniel Burke. The awards were created to acknowledge the work of actors under 30 in a classical role (defined as written before 1918), in memory of the National’s great 1989 Hamlet, who died of complications caused by Aids two months after his final performance in the role.
Ella’s debut play has been nominated in the category ‘Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre’. It premiered in the Downstairs theatre at Hampstead last year and has transferred to the main house there and will open on 19th March.
The Secret of Nightingale Wood, Lucy’s debut novel received rapturous reviews when it was first published in 2016.
Victoria is playing Malcolm in the latest Shakespeare to be produced at the Watermill as part of its resident Shakespeare company initiative.
Charity reprises her role as William Shakespeare in the transfer of Morgan Lloyd Malcom’s hit play Emilia.