We are delighted that STEPHEN DILLANE recently won Best Actor at the 2017 Critics Circle Awards for his performance in FAITH HEALER.
In the West End
ADAM EWAN is in MY COUNTRY at the National Theatre until 22nd March followed by a tour in UK & Netherlands that ends on 1st July.
TIM VAN EYKEN is in ROSENCRANZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at the Old Vic Theatre through to 29th April.
HAMISH RIDDLE reprises his role as Eric Birling in AN INSPECTOR CALLS performing until the 25th March at the Playhouse Theatre.
ADRIAN RICHARDS is performing in DON JUAN IN SOHO by Patrick Marber at the Wyndham Theatre until 10th June.
DAVID EMMINGS is a Puppeteer in THE MISSING LIGHT at the Old Vic until 4th April.
BRYONY CORRIGAN is part of the Mischief Theatre Company bringing THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to the USA. The production runs at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre until 17th September.
BADRIA TIMIMI is starring in the world premiere of MY BRILLIANT FRIEND at the Rose Theatre Kingston until 2nd April.
SEVENTEEN, which was written by MATTHEW WHITTET runs at the Lyric Hammersmith until 8th April.
MYRA MCFADYEN is in Noel Coward's HAYFEVER at the Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh before transferring to the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow from 5th to 22nd April.
On UK Tour
AUDREY BRISSON stars as Gelsomina in the UK tour of LA STRADA from 11th February followed by a run at The Other Palace from 29th May until 8th July.
TAREK MERCHANT is the Musical Director for ANITA AND ME which tours from 14th February to 1st April.
PETER EDWARDS and REBECCA KILLICK reprise their roles in the acclaimed PINK MIST on tour until 1st April. "Peter Edwards gives a highly convincing and heartfelt performance as Taff .... He is matched by a wonderful performance by Rebecca Killick" Britishtheatre.com
AMANDA WALKER is currently touring in SILVER LINING for English Touring Theatre until 8th April.
DEBORAH GRANT stars in A JUDGEMENT IN STONE on tour until 5th August.
KATY OWEN plays Lily Tregenza in Kneehigh's 946 - THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS, touring throughout the USA from 2th December 2016 until 9th April 2017.
“Lily, played to absolute perfection by Katy Owen … Much of the charm certainly comes from the delightful performance by Katy Owen as 12-year-old Lily. Owen embodies the bouncy energy and fresh-eyed worldview of youth more authentically than I have ever seen by any adult performer. She alone is a reason to see this show ... [she} is absolutely mesmerizing” Talkin' Broadway. “It’s hard to take our eyes off thirtysomething Katy Owen’s lithe, livewire performance as a skittish young Lily” The Times.
TAREK MERCHANT will be the Musical Director and portray Valentine in TWELFTH NIGHT at Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre from 13th April to 20th May.
FINLAY WELSH will be in AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick from 3rd to 6th April followed by a tour in Perthshire, Scotland from 19th to 29th April.
MIRANDA MENZIES will perform in Les Enfants Terribles' production of ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND at the London Vaults from 15th April to 23rd September 2017.
JIM ENGLISH will be in Northern Broadsides' RICHARD III, directed by our BARRIE RUTTER at the Hull Truck Theatre from 4th to 27th May followed by the Viaduct, Halifax until 3rd June.
NICHOLAS PRASAD will be touring in MISS MEENA & THE MASALA QUEENS in London and around the UK from 5th May until 17th June.
ELLIOTT RENNIE will be performing in Small Things Theatre's NO PLACE FOR A WOMAN at Theatre503 from 3rd to 27th May.
KATY OWEN will play Malvolio, JOHN PFUMOJENA is Sebastian and PIETER LAWMAN is Antonio in Emma Rice's TWELFTH NIGHT at Shakespeare's Globe from 18th May to 5th August.
JAMES LEECE will be in Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's ON THE TOWN from 19th May to 1st July.
GARETH KENNERLEY is set to be in Alan Ayckbourn's HOUSE & GARDEN at the Watermill Theatre from 25th May to 1st July.
TRAVIS PRESTON will direct the Hong Kong premiere of BURIED CHILD at the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre from 15th to 23rd July.
AUDREY BRISSON reprises the role of Bella Chagall in Kneehigh's THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITESBK at Bristol Old Vic Theatre from 9th August followed by Edinburgh Fringe Festival 14th to 27th August after its 2016 successful run at Bristol Old Vic and the Globe Theatre. Praise from the initial run: "Brisson plays [Bella] with a mixture of delicacy and desperate intensity, pouring out unbearably sweet love songs" Time Out. "Brisson in particular is a captivating performer" Evening Standard. "Audrey Brisson and Marc Antolin are so utterly delightful as the lovers you could gobble them up" The Guardian.
BERTIE TAYLOR-SMITH recently performed in YOU'RE HUMAN LIKE THE REST OF THEM (3 short plays) at the Finborough Theatre through to 21st March.
DAVID HOUNSLOW reprised his role as Joe Harper in THIS HOUSE, directed by Jeremy Herrin, at the Garrick Theatre until 25th February.
ADRIAN RICHARDS was in WILD HONEY at Hampstead Theatre until 21st January. At the National, JOHN PFUMOJENA portrayed Michael Darling in PETER PAN until 4th February.
MARTIN OELBERMANN performed Dylan Thomas' UNDER MILK WOOD across various London venues including the Jermyn Street Theatre from November 2016 to February 2017.
STEPHEN DILLANE played Frank Hardy in FAITH HEALER at the Donmar Warehouse. "In a performance of real potency, Dillane captures [Hardy's] mix of vanity and self-doubt." Evening Standard.
KAFFE KEATING, BRYONY CORRIGAN and ROSIE EDE performed in the West End - BRYONY in THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at the Duchess Theatre and as Sandra in PETER PAN GOES WRONG at the Apollo Theatre until 29th January; KAFFE in THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME and ROSIE in Headlong Theatre's 1984.
VINCENT FRANKLIN played Burleigh in MARY STUART at Almeida Theatre until 28th January "this is also a rich ensemble show, with superb support all around including ... Vincent Franklin as her persecutor Burleigh" The Stage. JULIAN BLEACH starred in RAISING MARTHA at Park Theatre until 11th February.
JONATHAN D ELLIS performed jazz and cabaret at the Pheasantry from 11th to 12th March.
At Shakespeare's Globe
KATY OWEN played Puck in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM directed by Emma Rice. A recording of the play is available on BBC iPlayer. "Owen’s marvellous, audience-baiting Puck is an absolute loon" Time Out. "This Dream … has (in Katy Owen) the best Puck I have seen; for once a spirit believably puckish, nimble — an alluring imp" The Mail.
GARY LILBURN played Baptista in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. Also, ANDREW BRIDGMONT played Earl of Bridgewater in COMUS at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.
In the Bristol Old Vic's critically acclaimed THE GRINNING MAN, we had JULIAN BLEACH as Barkilphedo, AUDREY BRISSON as Dea and TAREK MERCHANT as the Musical Director. "Brisson...sweet-voiced as a chorister...dainty counterpart to Julian Bleach’s slithering torturer clown" The Guardian. "some fine vocal performances...[inc] Audrey Brisson" "Julian Bleach is deliciously wicked" The Stage. "played with creeping, leering, frighten-the-kiddies aplomb by Julian Bleach a tour de force" The Telegraph.
TAREK was also the Musical Director on the RSC's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.
NICHOLAS PRASAD played Hamed in ROSS and JULIAN FIRTH played Wilder & Davies in STRIFE.
JAMES LEECE toured with THE MGM STORY until 26th February.
KIRSTY RIDER performed in Regent Park's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, for which she has been nominated for Best Newcomer at this year's Manchester Theatre Awards.
Following a successful run at Stephen Joseph Theatre, LAURA MATTHEWS toured with Alan Ayckbourn's HENCEFORWARD until 25th February.
BARRIE RUTTER played the role of Henry Ormonroyd in WHEN WE ARE MARRIED and Sir John Falstaff in THE MERRY WIVES both for Northern Broadsides.
AMANDA RYAN played Joy Gresham in the UK tour of SHADOWLANDS. "Gresham pierces this chauvinistic landscape with her witticisms, delivered brilliantly by Amanda Ryan" Redbrick
BRETT BROWN performed in his one-man adaptation of HENRY V at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2017 until 5th March.
ANGEL LOPEZ-SILVA performed in PARIA in Mexico City until 25th February.
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