DAVID HAREWOOD & SHAUN THOMAS in GRIMSBY
We're very pleased to announce that DAVID HAREWOOD and SHAUN THOMAS have both recently finished filming Sacha Baron Cohen's new movie GRIMSBY.
From the writer and actor that brought us Borat, Bruno and The Dictator, Baron Cohen's new film looks set to be a hoot and a half.
SHAUN THOMAS was highly commended at BFI for Best British Newcomer last year following his debut performance in THE SELFISH GIANT.
DAVID HAREWOOD is currently filming new ABC series SELFIE, a very exciting new American Sitcom.
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH wins Emmy Award
Tuesday morning was celebration central at CvGG Towers as we woke up to the news that BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie. The Emmy was awarded for his work on BBC drama SHERLOCK which picked up 6 other awards, including Outstanding Supporting Actor for Martin Freeman.
Unfortunately he was unable to attend the ceremony due to work commitments but is, of course, delighted to be honoured with such a prestigious award.
STEVE JOHN SHEPHERD stars in ALBION
We are very pleased to announce that STEVE JOHN SHEPHERD will be at the wonderful Bush Theatre from 12th September to 25th October. He is set to star in ALBION written by Chris Thompson and directed by Ria Parry.
New Recruit TANYA FRANKS
We'd like to warmly welcome TANYA FRANKS to CvGG Towers.
Tanya is a BAFTA nominated actress which she earned for her work in the hilarious BBC comedy PULLING. Notably she has also appeared as a regular in EASTENDERS and the hit ITV drama BROADCHURCH
ZOË WANAMAKER in MR SELFRIDGE
ZOË WANAMAKER is currently filming her new role in ITV's hugely popular drama MR SELFRIDGE. Her character, Marie de Bolotoff, will arrive in the third series of the show which will be on our screens in 2015.
EMMY nominations are in.
The Primetime Emmy nominations were announced earlier today and did not disappoint. Three of our talented (and rather gorgeous) actors are up for awards.
HELENA BONHAM CARTER has been nominated for Lead Actress In A Miniseries or Movie for her portrayal of Elizabeth Taylor in 'BURTON AND TAYLOR.
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH has been nominated for Lead Actor In A Miniseries or Movie for SHERLOCK.
JOANNE FROGGATT has been nominated for Supporting Actress In A Drama for her character Anna Bates in DOWNTON ABBEY.
Congratulations to all!
TAMZIN OUTHWAITE & JEMIMA ROOPER star in BREEDERS
It's a happy day when two of Britain's best loved actresses are announced to star together in theatre.
TAMZIN OUTHWAITE & JEMIMA ROOPER will star in Ben Ockrent's comedy drama BREEDERS which is coming to St James Theatre in September.
NAOMI FREDERICK stars in MADE IN DAGENHAM
We are delighted that the multi-talented NAOMI FREDERICK will be starring as Lisa Hopkins in this years most talked about musical MADE IN DAGENHAM.
The musical is based on the critically acclaimed film by William Ivory. The lead Rita, a part made famous by SALLY HAWKINS, is to be played by Gemma Arterton whilst Naomi takes on the role originally played by Rosamund Pike. Rupert Goold is directing the show which opens at the Adelphi Theatre on the 9th October.
Transfers all round!
The West End is soon to be sparkling with CvGG stars as their shows transfer.
TIM PIGOTT-SMITH will reprise his 5* performance of Charles III in the Almeida's KING CHARLES III. The show previews at Wyndham's Theatre from 2nd September.
DOMINIC TIGHE transfers with Hampstead's SUNNY AFTERNOON. The hugely successful Kinks musical starts previews on 4th October in Harold Pinter Theatre.
MAUREEN LIPMAN brings Park Theatre's DAYTONA to the Theatre Royal Haymarket. This marks the Haymarket's first ever collaboration with an Off-West End venue. Previews from 28th June.
JULIAN GLOVER transfers with the groundbreaking SCOTTSBORO BOYS. This sell-out Young Vic production comes into Garrick Theatre from 4th October.
ALEX LAWTHER & MICHAEL FEAST take to the stage!
THE GLASS SUPPER is a new comedy drama written by Martyn Hesford and to be directed by Abbey Wright at Hampstead Theatre. ALEX LAWTHER and MICHAEL FEAST are both set to appear in this exciting piece of theatre which runs from 25th June to 26th July.
KINGSLEY BEN-ADIR in TRESPASS AGAINST US
KINGSLEY BEN-ADIR has been cast in Michael Fassbender's current project TRESPASS AGAINST US. It is a gritty British film directed by Adam Smith and written by Alastair Siddons. Brendan Gleeson and Rory Kinnear also star.
Kingsley can also be seen in ITV's hugely popular drama VERA.
JACK LOWDEN to star in ELECTRA
Fresh from his Olivier and Ian Charleson Award wins for his role in GHOSTS, JACK LOWDEN is set to return to the London stage in another adaptation of a classic. ELECTRA at the Old Vic stars Kristin Scott Thomas in the title role and Jack will be playing Orestes. The Sophocles play is adapted by Frank McGuinness and will be directed by Ian Rickson.
Since GHOSTS Jack has been filming THE PASSING BELLS and WOLF HALL, both for BBC One.
ELECTRA runs from 22nd September to 20th December. Do not miss out.