HELEN MONKS joins CvGG
A warm welcome to HELEN MONKS who has recently joined us.
Helen is best known for starring as Germaine in RAISED BY WOLVES, a hilarious pilot sitcom for channel 4 by Caitlin & Caroline Moran.
AMANDA ABBINGTON in GOD BLESS THE CHILD
AMANDA ABBINGTON is currently in rehearsals for a brand new play at the Royal Court. GOD BLESS THIS CHILD is written by Molly Davis and directed by Royal Court Artistic Director, Vicky Featherstone.
The play is being premiered in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs and runs from 12th November to 20th December.
MICHAEL STEVENSON returns to CASUALTY
MICHAEL STEVENSON has returned to BBC's CASUALTY as a regular character. He is reprising his role of Paramedic Dr. Iain Dean and joins current regular and fellow CvGGer RICHARD WINSOR, who plays Caleb Knight.
JACK O'CONNELL nominated for BAFTA Scotland
Many congratulations to JACK O'CONNELL who has been nominated by BAFTA Scotland as Best Actor for his hard-hitting performance in STARRED UP.
The brilliant British movie was released earlier this year to rave reviews and has also been honoured by BAFTA Scotland with nominations for Best Director, Best Feature Film & Best Writer.
ALLAN CORDUNER to transfer to Theatre Royal Haymarket
ALLAN CORDUNER is currently starring alongside Penelope Wilton in TAKEN AT MIDNIGHT at Chichester Festival Theatre. The show was proved so successful that a West End transfer has already been announced.
Directed by Jonathan Church, this new play by Mark Hayhurst will transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London's West End for a limited 9 week season from 15 January 2015 to 14 March 2015 with an official opening on 26 January.
RICHARD MCCABE cast in EYE IN THE SKY
The brilliant RICHARD MCCABE has been cast alongside Helen Mirren, Colin Firth and Aaron Paul in international spy thriller EYE IN THE SKY which is set in the shadowy world of remotely piloted “drone” warfare. The film is written by Guy Hibbert and directed by Gavin Hood.
TOM RILEY nominated for BAFTA Cymru
Great news for TOM RILEY who has been nominated as Best Actor by BAFTA Cymru for his lead role of Leonardo Da Vinci in Starz's DA VINCI'S DEMONS. The popular show is currently filming its third series in Wales.
ALEX LAWTHER nominated for BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER
Congratulations to ALEX LAWTHER who has been nominated as BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER by the BFI for his performance in THE IMITATION GAME. The awards take place at the London Film Festival in October.
Alex plays young Alan Turing in the movie starring BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH which opens the festival.
TOBIAS MENZIES in one-man show
After his success in OUTLANDER for Starz, TOBIAS MENZIES is set to star in a one-man show for Almeida Theatre, THE FEVER.
'In a hotel in a distant city, a man is looking for answers. Back at home, he can only see questions. Does everything have a price? Do people? Does killing?'
Directed by Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke (1984, Mr Burns), TOBIAS MENZIES (The Honourable Woman, Game of Thrones) performs this searing monologue site-specifically in the uniquely intimate surroundings of a Mayfair hotel suite from 7th January.
SUSANNAH FIELDING reprises Portia at The Almeida
Since Rupert Gould became Artist Director of The Almeida we have been waiting with baited breath for the announcement that he was reprising his brilliant production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE which he directed at the RSC a few years ago.
The announcement arrived and with it the great news that SUSANNAH FIELDING would be returning to play Portia. The Shakespeare production, which garnered fantastic reviews, is on at The Almeida from 8th December and is not one to miss.
Susannah will also appear in BBC One's THE C WORD.
THE IMITATION GAME wins at Toronto Film Festival
We couldn't be happier that THE IMITATION GAME, starring BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH and featuring ALEX LAWTHER and TUPPENCE MIDDLETON won the Grolsch People's Choice Award at Toronto Film Festival this year. This prestigious award is presented to the film that Festival audiences have voted as their favourite.
The film is a biopic of Alan Turing, a brilliant Cambridge educated mathematician who spearheaded the Enigma code-breaking operation in World War II.
Acting royalty TIM PIGOTT-SMITH dons his crown at the Wyndham's
TIM PIGOTT-SMITH is currently starring as the title character in KING CHARLES III. The new play by Mike Bartlett which transferred from the Almeida. The play is directed by Rupert Goold and has received absolutely glowing reviews.
Mike Bartlett’s controversial new play explores the people beneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family.
BREAKING NEWS - KING CHARLES III is extending until the January 31st.