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Philippe Spall

 

Allied, Paramount Pictures

Philippe appears as Monet, a French resistance unit leader, in Academy Award winner Robert Zemeckis' forthcoming World War II movie - to be released in cinemas nationwide 25 November.

 

Doctors, BBC TV

Philippe recently completed filming a main guest lead role for BBC's long-running day-time drama.

 

Final Portrait

Philippe plays a pimp in director Stanley Tucci's Final Portrait - currently in post-production.

 

Red Dwarf, Baby Cow Productions

Philippe has recently completed filming for series twelve of the hugely popular cult sitcom Red Dwarf. 

Helen Belbin

 

Wolfblood, CBBC, ZDFE

Helen plays Mrs Leonard, a Biology teacher, in CBBC's hit show.

 

Call The Midwife, BBC1, Neal Street Productions

Helen plays Morag, an anguished mother, in episode 7 of the current series of Call The Midwife.

 

Mad To Be Normal, Gizmo Films

Helen has completed filming as Amelia Laing, mother of R D Laing, in Gizmo Films biopic of the unorthodox, hugely influential Scottish psychiatrist.  David Tennant plays R D Laing, alongside Michael Gambon, Gabriel Byrne and Elisabeth Moss.

 

Waterboys, Feature Film, Venfilm

Helen plays Rhona Greely, a fierce and straight-talking publisher who becomes romantically involved with the film's lead.  Co-starring Miles Jupp and Tom Mannion, Waterboys was premiered recently in Amsterdam.

Leonie Spilsbury

 

Beauty And The Beast, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, 2 Dec - 15 Jan

Leonie plays Fairy Blossom in the Theatre Royal's Christmas pantomime.

 

Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales, UK and international Tour

Leonie recently completed touring as part of the cast for Scamp Theatre's adaptation of the much-loved children's books of Gruffalo creators Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.  The tour took in theatres across England and Wales including the Bristol Old Vic, Cardiff's Sherman Cymru, Watford Palace and the Leicester Curve. 

 

Madeleine MacMahon

 

Aladdin, Hereford, Courtyard Theatre, 26 Nov - 7 Jan

Madeleine returns to Hereford's Courtyard Theatre for her sixth consecutive year, where she plays the genie in this traditional family pantomime.

The Stage ★★★★★

 

Beatrix Potter and the Tailor of Gloucester, Cheltenham Everman

Madeleine played Beatrix Potter as the Cheltenham Everyman brought to life one of the author's most magical tales.

 

Claire Lloyd

 

Treasure Island, The Avenue Theatre, Ipswich, 8 Dec - 2 Jan

Claire will be playing Mrs Hawkins and others in Red Rose Chain's Christmas show.

 

A Slice of Fawlty Towers, Nationwide

Claire played the role of Sybil in this interactive theatre dining experience - a tribute to the classic BBC sitcom.

Lawrence Russell

 

The Tempest, Red Rose Chain, Theatre In The Forest

Lawrence recently finished playing Ferdinand, Stephano and Antonio in Red Rose Chain's open-air production of The Tempest.  We are delighted that Lawrence is now an Associate Artist with the company. 

 

Richard III, Red Rose Chain, The Avenue Theatre, Ipswich

Lawrence played the title role in Shakespeare's Richard III.

The Stage: "Lawrence Russell delivers a powerful performance."

Essential Suffolk: "The star of the show is undoubtedly Lawrence Russell in the title role.  He's devilish but cute; awkward but suave; calculating but clever.  Russell gives an energetic and well-crafted performance filled with physical comedy as well as an ease of delivery of the complex script."

Nimisha Odedra

 

Man Like Mobeen, BBC3

Nimisha plays Saira, Mobeen's sister, in this BBC3 comedy feed - part of the BBC sitcom season.

 

Dracula and the Eco-Warrior, TNT theatre, European Tour, Oct 2016 - Apr 2017

Nimisha plays eco-warrior Mina, a drunken junkie, a robot butler, an air hostess and an avatar version of herself in TNT theatre's re-imagining of Dracula.

Kitty Martin

 

The Worst Witch, CBBC

Kitty has completed filming on CBBC's TV adaptation of Jill Murphy's classic books, due to be shown in early 2017. 

 

DJs, URSUS Film

Kitty played high-flying music agent June in this short film exposing what lies beneath the glitz and glamour of the music industry, directed by Eric Buisson. DJs is currently in post-production and will be screening at festivals in 2017.

 

Peep Show, Channel 4, Objective Productions

In the series finale Kitty played Baker, the bank's head honcho, who arrived to seal Mark's fate.  "And so began the downward spiral...The approaching riptide of tragicomic finality" - Den of Geek

 

Yarning, mac Birmingham

Mac Birmingham and Craftspace present a new play by Trevor Pitt.  Kitty is part of the script development team and plays Betty, a Cumbrian shepherdess spinning yarns about life, survival and knitting.

Owen Jenkins

 

The First Hippo On The Moon, UK tour, 13 Dec - 13 Jul

Owen will appear with Les Petits theatre company in an adaptation of David Walliams' hit children's book.

 

139 Copeland Road, Abbey Normal Theatre  Company, 139 Copeland Road

Owen appeared in this site-specific seance experience, as a renowned psychic attempted to connect with those lost in the blaze that gutted number 139 over thirty years ago.

 

Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie, UK Tour

Owen appeared in this caravan of curiosities from acclaimed theatre company Les Enfants Terribles. 

Christopher Laishley

 

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Buxton Opera House, 10 Dec - 1 Jan

Christopher will play Snivel, the disgusting servant to the evil Queen, in Philip Dart's 25th year of writing and directing the Buxton Opera House panto.  Christopher will also be understudying "Clive from Miranda" (Buxton local favourite James Holmes) in the role of the Dame - Brenda Bakewell.

 

Queen Lear, Tristan Bates Theatre

Christopher played the role of Oswald in award-winning director Phil Wilmott's hit reinterpretation of Shakespeare's classic, putting a mother at the heart of the action.

 

Love's Labour's Lost, Oxford

Christopher appeared as Holofernes in the Oxford Shakespeare Company's adaptation of Love's Labour's Lost.

The Telegraph critic's choice: "A delightful staging of Shakespeare's comedy, in which the King of Navarre's study is kiboshed by the Princess of France and her retinue.  Nicholas Green's sharply paced, very funny production, places the action in a quasi-Seventies setting, complete with flared-trousers, guitar-strumming and winks to the bra-burners.  A hoot." - Dominic Cavendish

Simon Nicholas

 

Cinderella, Harpenden Halls, 10 Dec - 22 Dec

Simon returns to Harpenden Halls' pantomime to appear as one of the ugly sisters.

 

Norma, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Simon joined the ensemble for a new production of Bellini's operatic masterpiece.

 

 

 

Carmen Rodriguez

 

Great Expectations, Merton Arts Space, 30 Nov - 18 Dec

Carmen plays Miss Havisham in Attic Theatre Company's adaptation of the classic Dickens novel.

 

King John, Rose Theatre

Carmen played Lady Faulconbridge in Trevor Nunn's production of King John at the Rose, Kingston.

Ivy Corbin

 

Three Sisters, The Union Theatre, 4 Jan - 4 Feb

Ivy will play Masha in Chekhov's classic, directed by award-winning director Phil Wilmott.

 

5 out of 10 Men, The Space, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Ivy appeared in Deep Diving Ensemble's dark-humoured exploration of mental health and male suicide.

Andy McLeod

 

Happy Dave, The New Diorama

Andy played the title role of Dave, a rave dj, in this new play written by Oli Forsyth.   A Smoak and Oakum production, Happy Dave transferred to London following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The Stage ★★★★ "Andy McLeod excels as the stubborn but irresistible dancing Dave."

 

Vassa Zheleznova, Southwark Playhouse

Andy appeared as Prokhov in Emily Juniper's adaptation of Maxim Gorky's masterpiece, transposing the action to the 1990s docker's strike in Liverpool.

 

Down and Out in Paris and London, New Diorama Theatre

Andy played Boris, Orwell's friend and confidant in a co-production between New Diorama Theatre and Greenwich Theatre, transferred to London following its premiere at the Edinburgh Festival in 2015.

The Spectator "New Diorama's dramatisation brilliantly captures the raffish sleaziness of Paris in the 1920s.  Orwell's crew of thieves, parasites and drifters come across as comradely and charming in this magnificently squalid setting."

 

Oliver Messenger

 

Amar Akbar & Tonyproduced and directed by Atul Malhotra

Ollie plays eccentric and flamboyant head chef Kurt who is given to twisting curious and extravagant shapes on the dance floor, and causes shocks and surprises along the way.  Atul Malhotra directs this original multi-cultural coming of age feature film.

Evening Standard: "The stand-out scene has a comic character shimmying onto the dancefloor and laying claim to someone we assumed was off-limits.  The ensuing embrace provides one of two revelations concerning modern sexual mores."

 

Thomas Judd

 

Love's Labour's Lost, Oxford

Thomas appeared as Costard in the Oxford Shakespeare Company's adaptation of Love's Labour's Lost.

The Telegraph critic's choice - Dominic Cavendish

The Oxford Times ★★★★  "Meanwhile, there is more low-life letching as the clown Costard (hilariously presented by Thomas Judd) and a preposterous Spaniard Don Armado compete for the affections of the sluttish Jaquanetta."

Annabel Smith

 

Manifesto, The Space, London

Annabel played multiple roles in this new devised piece exploring the power of the Manifesto.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Foulds

 

The Past Is A Tattooed Sailor, Old Red Lion Theatre, Islington

Paul played Matthew in this new play about class, thwarted love, family destruction and the upper-class dependence on money.  Written by Simon Blow, directed by Jeffrey Mayhew.

 

Rediscovering Rep, Park Theatre

Paul appeared in Park Theatre's series of Sunday Readings in the Park.

 

 

Maryam Grace

 

Shit-Faced Shakespeare, The Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Maryam joined the multi-award winning Magnificent Bastard Productions for their production of Measure For Measure. 

 

Strawberry Starburst, Blue Elephant Theatre

Maryam played Shez in a one person play about a young girl's battle with her demons.

The Stage: "Grace's physicality and presence make every other element seem extraneous...a compelling performance."

 

 

Sydney Aldridge

 

Twelfth Night, C theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Sydney played Maria, Feste and Antonio in Shakespeare's best-loved comedy - part of Shakespeare in the Garden at the Edinburgh Fringe.

 

The Merchant of Venice, Studio 3 Arts, Barking

Sydney played Narissa in Studio 3 Arts' recent reimagining of the Merchant of Venice.

 

 

Mark Fairclough

 

The Fawlty Towers Comedy Dinner ShowNationwide

Mark plays the iconic role of Manuel in this interactive theatre/dining experience - a tribute to the classic BBC sitcom.

 

 

 

 

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