Alumni News - September edition

Here are just a few highlights of where you can catch our alumni this month.   

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. 

Latest releases 

  • Tinuke Craig recently directed What’s Past Is Prologue for the Mawa Theatre Company. Watch it here.
  • Nigel Planer’s play All Above Board is currently touring the UK. 
  • Watch the trailer for upcoming biopic Spencer, starring Jack Farthing.  
  • Rajiv Pattani is currently providing lighting design for Statements After An Arrest Under The Immorality Act, playing at the Orange Tree Theatre until 2 October. 
  • Vigil, starring Paterson Joseph and Rose Leslie, airs on Sundays on BBC One. Catch up with the series now on BBC iPlayer. 
  • The first trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home, with Benedict Cumberbatchreturning as Doctor Strange, has been released. Watch it here.
  • Harry Treadaway is starring in Channel 4 drama Deceit. 
  • The second series of Daisy Haggard’s Back To Life is now available on BBC iPlayer. 
  • 2021 graduate Bella Kear is providing sound design in Theatre503’s production Flux, on 10 and 11 September. 
  • Matthew Tennyson stars in The Lodger, opening on 10 September at The Coronet Theatre. 
  • Dillie Keane’s Fascinating Aïda show is touring the UK, beginning 8 September in Hereford. 
  • Alexandra Faye Braithwaite is composing and providing sound design for Shining City, playing at Stratford East between 17 September and 23 October. 
  • Alistair Petrie returns as Mr. Groff in the third season of Sex Education, released on Netflix on 17 September. 
  • Philip Scott-Wallace is producing Anything is Possible if You Think About It Hard Enough, at Southwark Playhouse between 22 September and 9 October. 
  • Brian Cox, John Lithgow, Anna Demetriou, Niamh Walsh, Paterson Joseph and Sam Stafford have joined the second season of Audible’s Sandman adaptation, available from 22 September. 
  • The stage adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light, starring Nathaniel Parker as Henry VIII, is playing at the Gielgud Theatre in London from 23 September to 28 November. 
  • Holly Ellis is providing lighting design for Tokyo Rose during its UK tour from 23 September to 16 October. 
  • The Normal Heart, starring Ben Daniels, Henry Nott and Danny LeeWynter, is playing at the National Theatre from 23 September to 6 November. 
  • Foundation, starring Leah Harvey, hits Apple TV+ on 24 September. 
  • Jonathan Ajayi is starring in the Young Vic’s upcoming production of Hamlet, playing from 25 September to 13 November. 
  • Between 28 September and 23 October, Kristin Atherton and Christine Gomes are starring in How To Survive An Apocalypse at the Finborough Theatre. 
  • Rory Kinnear is reprising the role of Bill Tanner in No Time To Die, set to be released in the UK on 30 September. 

Things to look forward to 

  • Jim Broadbent and Alistair Petrie have joined the cast of Britbox’s upcoming Agatha Christie adaptation, Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? 
  • John Lithgow has joined Apple original film Killers Of The Flower Moon, directed by Martin Scorsese. 
  • Natascha McElhone has been cast in the upcoming fifth season of Netflix’s The Crown. 
  • The Power of the Dog, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, and True Things with Ruth Wilson, will play at the BFI London Film Festival this October. 
  • Gethin Anthony will appear in Big Finish’s Doctor Who audio story, The Year of Martha Jones, available from December. 
  • Sam Reid has been cast in a new television adaptation of Interview With the Vampire. 
  • David Oyelowo is set to produce Disney+ reboot, The Return of the Rocketeer. 

Latest announcements 

  • Benedict Cumberbatch has been announced as the recipient of the TIFF Tribute Actor Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. 


Published 08 September 2021