Alumni News - February edition

Here are just a few highlights of where you can catch our alumni in the next couple of months.  

We’d love to hear about any work LAMDA graduates are creating. Get in touch on [email protected] or send us a message on social media. 

Available Now 

  • Jamie Wilkes can be seen in new ITV drama Finding Alice, with all episodes available to watch on ITV Hub.
  • Catch Elliot Edusah in Sci-Fi film Outside the Wire now streaming on Netflix. 
  • Michael Stevenson recently returned to his role as paramedic Iain Dean in BBC’s Casualty.   
  • Branden Cook stars in TV series Industry, available to stream on BBC iPlayer.  
  • Post-apocalyptic Sci-Fi drama The Midnight Sky, now streaming on Netflix, stars David Oyelowo. 
  • Rose Basista stars in the new five-part BBC Radio 4 Drama, playing the Title Character Eleanor Rising.
  • Dame Harriet Walter stars in How to Make a Cup of Tea?, available to watch on Graeae Theatre’s YouTube channel. 
  • Holly Ellis is the lighting designer on A Fairytale Revolution at Theatre 503.
  • Catch Ell Potter narrating BBC Radio 4’s “Book at Bedtime” novel The Snow and the Works on the Northern Line. Find it here. 
  • Directed by Stanley Morgan and starring fellow alumni Gilbert Kyem Jnr and James Harkness, short film Lonely is now available on Youtube. 
  • The Watch, starring Adam Hugill as Constable Carrot and Anna Chancellor as Lord Vetinari, is now airing on BBC America.
  • Blu Del Barrio stars in Star Trek: Discovery as the first non-binary character in the franchise.
  • Steven Knight’s Pandemic drama Locked Down starring Chiwetel Ejiofor can be watched on HBO in the US now, and in the UK in March. 

Coming Soon 

  • Ahmed Elhaj is due to star in Silent Witness this year joining fellow graduate David Caves. 
  • Tony Goldwyn has been announced as one of the leads in the second series of Nat Geo’s The Hot Zone: Anthrax. 
  • Sam Claflin has rejoined the cast of Peaky Blinders as Oswald Mosely as they start to film series six. 
  • BBC’s Traces has been renewed for a second series with Jack Tarlton taking up his role again.  
  • Brian Cox is currently filming the third series of Succession. 
  • Fabien Frankel will be playing bassist Glen Matlock in Danny Boyle’s Sex Pistols TV biopic.
  • Hugh Skinner stars in romantic comedy Falling For Figaro. Watch the trailer here.
  • Producer and theatre owner Howard Panter will be celebrating the opening of new West End theatre, Trafalgar Theatre, in spring.
  • Upcoming Apple+ sci-fi drama Foundation features Leah Harvey as series regular.
  • Nadia Parkes has joined the cast of new Sky Original series, Domina.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch is due to reprise his role as Doctor Strange in new Marvel film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
  • Donald Sutherland is due to star in sci-fi action film Moonfall.
  • Tom Bateman can be seen in the film Death on the Nile, based on the Agatha Christie novel, later this year.
  • Premiering in May, Hugh Coles is due to star, as George McFly, in the new West End musical Back to The Future. 


Published 05 February 2021