TOM CANTON in DEALER'S CHOICE
TOM CANTON is back to the stage at the Royal and Derngate to appear in DEALER'S CHOICE, a play by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal). It is directed by Michael Longhurst, who recently directed Constellations to great critical acclaim.
DEALER'S CHOICE explores masculine insecurity and addiction set in the gritty underworld of amateur poker.
It runs from 23rd May to 14th June.
New Clients at CvGG
We're very happy to announce that we have welcomed six new actors to CvGG.
BATHSHEBA PIEPE, DAVID KAYE & AJ MACGILLIVRAY
ROSS MATTHEW ANDERSON, MOLLIE MELIA-REDGRAVE & TOM YORK
JACK LOWDEN WINS!!
We are brimming with pride for JACK LOWDEN who took home an Olivier Award last night for Best Supporting Actor.
Jack's performance of Oswald in Richard Eyre's adaptation of GHOSTS was heralded by press, peers and public as 'one to watch'.
GHOSTS co-star Lesley Manville took home the Olivier Award for Best Actress and the play also won Best Revival.
LEE INGLEBY leads new BBC Drama
Our wonderful LEE INGLEBY, of Inspector George Gently fame, is set to lead new BBC period drama OAKFIELD (formerly known as Our Zoo).
It is based on an inspiring true story about George Motterhead (portrayed by Lee) and his wife Lizzie who have a dream to open Britain's first zoo without bars.
Written by award-winning playwright Matt Charman and directed by Andy de Emmony.
HELENA BONHAM CARTER nominated for a BAFTA
The ever-wonderful HELENA BONHAM CARTER has been nominated for Best Actress in this year's BAFTA Television Awards. Her performance as Elizabeth Taylor in the BBC4's BURTON & TAYLOR was superb and exceptionally well received.
HELENA was most recently seen in the last two instalments of David Hare's WORRICKER TRILOGY for the BBC. She is currently filming feature film SUFFRAGETTE with Meryl Streep, written by Abi Morgan.
ELLORA TORCHIA joins CvGG
We are very pleased to welcome ELLORA TORCHIA to the CvGG fold. She has trained at RADA and will graduate this year.
ELLORA is currently filming THE SUSPICIONS OF MR WHICHER for ITV and following that goes straight into INDIAN SUMMERS for Channel 4.
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH joins THE HOLLOW CROWN II
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH will play RICHARD III in Neal Street's next instalment of THE HOLLOW CROWN for BBC2. Each episode has been directed by a notable British stage director and Dominic Cooke is taking his turn with RICHARD III.
EDDIE IZZARD & JOANNA LUMLEY team up with Monty Python
The Monty Python gang are collaborating on their first film together since 'The Meaning of Life'. ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING is set to be a fantastical farce, packed with laughs; The Pythons back at last!
They have lined up a veritable feast of comedy actors. EDDIE IZZARD and JOANNA LUMLEY are among the cast which also includes Robin Williams, Simon Pegg, Sanjeev Bhaskar and The Pythons themselves, of course.
SALLY HAWKINS receives an Empire Award
It has been a very busy awards season for SALLY HAWKINS. Last night she was awarded an Empire Award for Best Supporting Actress in BLUE JASMINE.
For her performance in BLUE JASMINE she has been nominated for an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Independent Spirit, London Critic's Circle, BAFTA, Satellite Award and Empire Award.
ELEANOR TOMLINSON is to lead BBC revival of POLDARK
We are so happy that we are finally able to announce that ELEANOR TOMLINSON is going to star as Demelza in the BBC's new adaptation of POLDARK.
First aired in 1975 the BBC is reviving the 18th Century romantic saga and it promises to be 'One To Watch' with Aidan Turner is cast in the title role.
POLDARK will be on our screens next year!
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH to give his HAMLET
BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH is making a very welcome return to the British stage next year to give his HAMLET.
The Shakespeare tragedy will be directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman (Merrily We Roll Along, Book of Mormon). The Barbican presents HAMLET for a twelve week run in the summer of 2015.
This marks BENEDICT's first full theatrical performance since Danny Boyle's Frankenstein at the National Theatre.
OLIVIA VINALL, JACK LOWDEN & ROSE REYNOLDS all nominated for the IAN CHARLESON AWARD
The Ian Charleson Award is a very prestigious theatrical award for the best classical stage performance by a British actor under the age of 30. The award is named after the great British actor Ian Charleson and is run by the Sunday Times and National Theatre.
This year we have three nominees!
OLIVIA VINALL for her portrayal of Desdemona in the National's OTHELLO.
JACK LOWDEN for his performance of Oswald in Richard Eyre's GHOSTS.
ROSE REYNOLDS for her portrayal of Lavinia in the RSC's TITUS ANDRONICUS.
We couldn't be prouder of our young talent.