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.
RICHARD WILSON in PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS
RICHARD WILSON stars in the brilliant Sky Arts series PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS. The stand alone episode entitled SPACE AGE also stars Simon Callow and was written by Ralf Little and Nick Moran. The two men find a new lease of life on a voluntary trip to space. It blasts off on Sky Arts 1 on 5th June at 9pm.
JOANNE FROGGATT in RABBIT HOLE
JOANNE FROGGATT is to star on the West End stage in September in David Lindsay Abaire's RABBIT HOLE. The show is coming to the Vaudeville Theatre and is to be directed by her DOWNTON ABBEY co-star Nigel Harman.
RABBIT HOLE earned Cynthia Nixon a Tony Award for Best Actress on Broadway and has since been adapted into a film starring Nicole Kidman. This will mark the plays UK Premiere.
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? CvGG Isn't!
It's a full house of CvGGers in Theatre Royal Bath's production of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF.
Edward Albee's masterpiece stars TIM PIGOTT-SMITH as George, CLARE HIGGINS as Martha, IRIS ROBERTS as Honey and NATHAN WILEY as Nick.
MICHAEL XAVIER stars in THE PAJAMA GAME
THE PAJAMA GAME opened to rave reviews at The Shaftesbury Theatre.
***** The Guardian
***** The Telegraph - "pure pleasure"
***** Time Out