Alumni News - February edition
Here are just a few highlights of where you can catch our alumni this month.
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- Catch four of our graduates - Jack Collard, John Light, Olivia Le Andersenand Sky Yang in The Book of Dust, currently playing at the Bridge Theatre.
- Listen to Rhiannon Neads in audio drama Vital Signs, now available on BBC Sounds.
- Living, featuring Barney Fishwick, recently premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
- Watch the first trailer for The Man Who Fell To Earth, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. The series will be released on Showtime in 2022.
- The Winston Machine, starring Nathaniel Christian, with Segen Yosef as Associate Director, is currently playing at the New Diorama Theatre until 19 February.
- Catch up with Rules of the Game, featuring Charles Dale and Kate Lamb, out now on BBC iPlayer.
- Vikki Hill is currently Sound No. 1 on The Ocean at the End of the Lane, running at the Duke of York’s Theatre until 14 May.
- MyAnna Buring features in The Responder, now available to watch on BBC iPlayer.
- Gianna Kiehl is producing Us, a new play running at White Bear Theatre from 1 – 19 February.
- Abubakar Salim, Selina Jones and James Harkness are starring in the second season of Raised By Wolves. US viewers can catch it on HBO Max from 3 February, with a UK air date still to be announced.
- Donald Sutherland’s latest film Moonfall will be released on 4 February.
- Between 4 – 26 February, Esh Alladi will be starring in Octagon Theatre’s An Adventure, with sound design by Annie May Fletcher.
- From 4 February, Claire Litton will be the Deputy Stage Manager for Northern Broadside Theatre’s UK tour of As You Like It.
- Anthony Lau is directing Anna Karenina at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield from 5 – 26 February. The show will star Douggie McMeekin and Solomon Israel, with sound design by Alexandra Faye Braithwaite.
- Toby Stephens is starring in The Forest, running at Hampstead Theatre from 5 February – 12 March.
- The Chelsea Detectives, starring Lucy Phelps, begins on 7 February on Acorn TV.
- Tingying Dong is sound designing ENG-ER-LAND on its UK tour from 8 February.
- Alice Orr-Ewing and Harriet Walter can be seen in BBC comedy This Is Going to Hurt, coming to BBC One and BBC iPlayer from 8 February. Watch the trailer now.
- Lucy Jane Atkinson is directing Joshua (and Me) at the Hope Theatre, playing from 8 – 19 February.
- Lewis Bruniges will be part of the cast for Whoddunnit [Unrehearsed] 2, playing at Park Theatre from 9 February – 12 March.
- Holly Ellis is providing lighting design for Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon, playing at Southwark Playhouse from 9 February – 5 March.
- All My Sons, starring Nathan Ives-Moiba, is running at Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch from 10 February – 5 March.
- Death on the Nile will be released in cinemas on 11 February, starring Tom Bateman and Rose Leslie.
- From 12 February – 12 March, Selina Jones will be starring in An Unfinished Manat the Yard Theatre.
- The second series of Traces, featuring Jack Tarlton, begins airing on Alibi on 15 February.
- Tabitha Piggott is the Production Manager on Red Pitch at the Bush Theatre, playing from 16 February – 26 March.
- Kieran Knowles and Laurie Jamieson are starring in 71 Coltman Street, showing at Hull Truck Theatre from 17 February – 12 March.
- The Animal Kingdom is playing at Hampstead Theatre from 18 February – 26 March, and features sound design by Bella Kear and lighting by Holly Ellis.
- 2021 MFA Professional Acting graduates Julia Messina and Victor Ciri are starring in multilingual production Mrs Green, playing on 19 February at the Alma Theatre in Bristol and 27 – 28 February at the Hope Theatre in London.
- Sam Stafford will appear in Vikings: Valhalla, released on Netflix on 25 February.
- Jim Broadbent and Anna Maxwell Martin are starring in The Duke, set to be released in UK cinemas from 25 February.
- Nikki Amuka-Bird can be seen in The Outfit, scheduled for release on 25 February.
- Jessica Baglow will be playing Lady Macbeth in Leeds Playhouse’s Macbeth, showing from 26 February – 19 March.
Things to look forward to
- Ahmed Elhaj has been cast in Apple TV+ series Bad Monkey.
- The short film What Now? starring 2021 graduate Ned Costello will premiere at the Manchester Film Festival on 13 March. Watch the trailer now.
- All Creatures Great and Small, which stars Callum Woodhouse and Patricia Hodge, has been renewed for a third and fourth series by Channel 5.
- Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast in Netflix’s upcoming Roald Dahl adaptation, The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar.
- Next month, David Moorst and Harry Redding will appear in To Kill A Mockingbird, playing at the Gielgud Theatre from 10 March.
- 2021 graduate Sophia Papadopoulos will be part of the cast for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s upcoming productions of Henry VI: Rebellion and Wars of the Roses, running from 1 April – 4 June.
- Jason Flemyng and Daniel Sharman have joined the cast of A Town Called Malice, which is due to air on Sky Max and Now TV next year.
- Tony Goldwyn has been announced amongst the cast of Netflix’s Murder Mystery 2.
- Lekan Lawal has been appointed Artistic Director at the Eclipse Theatre.
- Nathan Crossan-Smith has become a Trustee of Graeae Theatre.
- LAMDA Directing graduate Anthony Lau spoke to The Stage ahead of Anna Karenina’s opening at the Crucible Theatre this month. Read more here.
- Lucy Jane Atkinson has won Best Direction Of A Streaming Play Or Musical at the 2021 Broadway World Off/Off-Off Broadway Awards for directing Testament.
- Gianna Kiehl and Laoise Sweeney have announced they are collaborating to produce projects through ‘Kiehl & Sweeney’.
- Benedict Salter has been named an Off West End Finalist in the Supporting Performance category for his role in Lone Flyer.
- Benedict Cumberbatch and Brian Cox have received nominations at the SAG Awards 2022 for their roles in The Power of the Dog and Succession.
- Mischief Theatre’s The Goes Wrong Show has been nominated for Best Returning TV Sitcom at the Comedy.co.uk Awards.
- King Richard, featuring Tony Goldwyn, has been nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Published 1 February 2022