Alumni news: March edition
- 2019 graduates Joshua Eldridge-Smith and Charlie MacVicar star in All Quiet on the Western Front at VAULTS Festival from 3 March.
- Katherine Parkinson and Kayla Meikle will star in Shoe Lady at the Royal Court Theatre from 4 March.
- Tom York (2014) is starring in Corpse! at Park Theatre from 4 March.
- Patrick Knowles and Nicholas Burns star in Love, Love, Love at the Lyric Hammersmith, running from 5 March.
- Tom Bateman begins his run as Coriolanus at the Sheffield Crucible on 6 March.
- Sophie Wu and Patrick Robinson will be in The Seagull at The Playhouse Theatre from 11 March.
- Harry Hadden Paton stars in Flying Over Sunset at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Broadway from 12 March.
- Alyssa May Gold stars in How I Learned to Drive, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre Broadway from 17 March.
- All of Us begins at the National Theatre on 18 March, starring Bryan Dick.
- Company opens on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on 22 March with Matt Doyle and Greg Hildreth.
- John MacCormick (2014) will star in Snowflakes at the Old Red Lion Theatre from 31 March.
- 2018 graduates Helena Antoniou and Lili Miller will star in Against the Christians at VAULT Festival from 7 March, co-written by Barney Fishwick.
- Women’s Writes Festival returns to the Arcola on 8 March for International Women’s Day. Created and co-produced by Alex Critoph (2014) it involves many alumni.
- Celeste Dodwell (2013) and Daniel Abbott (2013) will be performing in GIRL written by Alex Critoph (2013).
- Amy Marchant (2013) will be directing play Law Makers, starring Connie Hyde.
- Sophie McQuillan (2015) will be performing in 'And so The Rabbit Died', directed by Alex Critoph (2014)
- Katharine Orchard (2014) and Isabella Verrico (2019) will star in Firewatcher.
- Catherine Kolubayev’s (2016) play BIN JUICE opens at The Vaults on 10 March.
- Sasha Wilson (2014) has co-written The Brief Life and Mysterious Death of Boris III, King of Bulgaria: Part The First which will be performed as part of VAULTS festival on 11 March.
- Helen Duff returns to the VAULTS with her show Helen Duff Is The Tits (Work in Progress) on 17 March.
- Julie Hesmondhalgh and Rosa Hesmondhalgh (2017) will be in conversation at The Edge Theatre & Arts Centre on 29 March.
Behind the scenes
- Holly Ellis (2016) is the lighting designer for Bin Juice at Vault Festival from 10 March.
- Natasha Chivers is the lighting designer for the Royal Ballet’s International Draft Works 2020, running from 19 March.
- Maria Colette Bukley (2017) will be the Assistant Stage Manager on Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike which starts performances at the Charing Cross Theatre from 21 March.
- Heather Knott (2014) is Sound No1 for Endgame at The Old Vic, running until 28 March.
- Hamlet directed by Tinuke Craig (2010) opens at the Dorfman Theatre (NT) on 30 March.
- Nick Aldrich is Head of Stage at the Hampstead Theatre.
- Natalie Figaredo (2015) is the Assistant Stage Manager at Disneyland Resort.
- Irma Kent (2015) is the Assistant Electrician for Shaftesbury Theatre.
Screen and audio
- Noughts + Crosses premieres on 5 March at 9pm on BBC One with Paterson Joseph and Jonathan Ajayi (2018).
- Orion Lee can be seen in First Cow, released on 6 March.
- Donald Sutherland is in The Burnt Orange Heresy, released on 6 March in the US.
- Jason Flemyng stars in Military Wives, premiering in UK cinemas on 6 March.
- Calm With Horses will star Anthony Welsh is released on 13 March in the UK.
- James Harkness (2013), Alec Newman and Niamh Walsh (2012) star in The English Game, released on Netflix 20 March.
- On 27 March Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway will be released in cinemas across the UK, starring David Oyelowo.
- Dame Harriet Walter stars in Belgravia, coming soon to ITV.
- Congratulations to Chiwetel Ejiofor for his ‘Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)’ win at the NAACP Image Awards.
- Bathsheba Piepe (2014) has been cast in the RSC’s Projekt Europa.
- MA Directing alumni Polly Findlay and Tinuke Craig are both set to direct plays in Chichester Festival Theatre’s recently announced season.
- Elliot Edusah (2018) and Jordan Peters (2017) will star in upcoming BBC film Pirates directed by Reggie Yates.
- Branden Cook (2019) has been cast in upcoming CW series The Lost Boys.
- Congratulations to Andrew Nolan who is runner up of Dublin’s Next Top Comic 2020.
- Congratulations to Tinuke Craig (2010), director of The Color Purple, following it’s What’s On Stage Award win for ‘Best regional production’.
Make sure you don’t miss…
- Sinners directed by Brian Cox at The Playhouse Theatre, running until 14 March.
- Madame Ovary written and performed by Rosa Hesmondhalgh (2017), on tour until 28 March.
- Simon Hepworth in La Cage aux Folles at Park Theatre until 21 March.