Hammed Animashaun in 'Amadeus'

Hammed Animashaun has just opened in the National Theatre's production as one of the Venticelli.

 

Peter Shaffer's iconic play had its premiere at the National Theatre in 1979, winning multiple Olivier and Tony awards before being adapted into an Academy Award-winning film. In this new production, directed by Michael Longhurst (Constellations,The World of Extreme Happiness), Lucian Msamati (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) plays Salieri – with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.

 

★★★★★ 'vulgar and divine' - The Stage

 

 ★★★★★ 'note perfect' - The Telegraph

 

★★★★★ 'thrilling primer to indelible, awe-inspiring, A note-perfect revival....great support from Sarah Amankwah and Hammed Animashaun as Salieri's spies' - Broadwayworld.com

 

★★★★ 'a masterpiece that makes up its own rules...literally breathtaking' - Whats On Stage

 

★★★★ ' A soaring song of genius and jealousy' - Evening Standard

 

★★★★ '...a stunning piece of theatre' - The Guardian

 

The play will run between 19th October 2016 and 18th March 2017

Leo Hatton in 'Will'

Leo Hatton is about to film the role of Joane Neemes in the upcoming series 'Will'

 

'Will' is a is a 10 part series for TNT about the lost years of young William Shakespeare after his arrival to London in 1589, when theatre was like rock and roll and a young man with a dream changed the world with his words.

Dave Hart in 'Guerrilla' and 'Broken'

Dave Hart is currently filming two upcoming series;

 

'Broken', starring Sean Bean -  a six-part BBC One drama created by Jimmy McGovern.

 

'Guerrilla', the six part Sky Atlantic - Showtime  mini series about the London Riots in the 70s.
 

Zephryn Taitte in 'Brothers With No Game'

Zephryn Taitte will soon be back on set for the third series of 'Brothers with no Game', the multi award winning comedy- drama series following the social and romantic lives of four childhood friends.

 

Brothers With No Game began as a blog in 2010 featuring comedic takes on life's dilemmas. In 2012, the blog was developed into a YouTube web series, partly crowdfunded by the fans of the blog via Indiegogo.

The YouTube channel has gone on to receive over 1 million views and the UK broadcasting rights were acquired by London Live TV Channel in 2014.

 

 

The Brothers With No Game received six awards at the LA Web Festival in 2012.The show went on to win more accolades, most notably winning Best Ensemble and Best Actor award for Zephryn Taitte, at the 2014 Screen Nation Digital-iS media award.

Peyvand Sadegian in 'Emily Rising'

Actor Puppeteer Peyvand Sadeghian is currently starring in 'Emily Rising', a Goblin Theatre Production at the Little Angel Theatre.

 

" delightful voice work from Peyvand Sadeghian"... The Stage

 

“funny and beautiful… visually dazzling… poetic and precise” The Guardian

 

“witty puppets and a sparky, gravity defying-heroine” The Stage

 

“an adventure that is just beginning” British Theatre Review

 

“refreshingly different” Children's Theatre Reviews


Emily wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can't touch the ground, and no one can understand why. To everyone's surprise Emily keeps rising higher and higher.

From sleeping upside-down on her ceiling and flying above her school playground, to soaring over a starry-skied London, Emily's adventure is just beginning. Emily discovers a world that looks completely different.

 

Show will be showing at the Little Angel Theatre until 20th November.

Laya Lewis British Urban Film Festival

Laya Lewis recently won the rising star award at the British Urban Film Festival for her role in 'Beverley', starring Vicky McClure and directed by Alexander Thomas.

Danny Devall in Film4's 'Shortcut'

'Shortcut' is part of the All 4s Halloween chills series 'Fright Bites' which will stream exclusively on onwww.All4.com/shorts

'Fright Bites' will make their TV debut on Film4 as part of the channel's FilmFear season running from October 25th-31st.

The six films will then receive their big screen premieres at HOME, Manchester, as part of the cinema's 5-day Halloween celebration of the same name, beginning October 27th.

Mim Shaikh in BBC's 'Carnage'

Mim Shaikh  is about to film the feature-length BBC documentary 'Carnage'.

Written and directed by the comedian Simon Amstell (‘Grandma's House', ‘Never Mind The Buzzcocks'), 'Carnage' is set in an imagined 2067 – a time in which the entire population of the UK follows a vegan diet and the consumption of meat and animal products is illegal.

Izabella Urbanowicz in BBC Radio 4 'The Corrupted'

Izabella Urbanowicz is currently recording the lead role in BBC Radio 4's drama 'The Corrupted' written by GF Newman and directed by Clive Brill.

Neil Toon in 'Universe of Gods'

Neil Toon has recently filmed the exiting trailer based on Marie Grasshoff fantasy novels 'Universe Of Gods'

Alasdair James McLaughlin in 'The White Princess'

Alasdair James McLaughlin joins the cast of Starz's 'The White Princess'.

Adapted from Philippa Gregory’s bestselling novel of the same name, “The White Princess' is a sequel to the 'The White Queen', and tells the story of England’s War of the Roses from the perspective of the women. 

The 8-episode limited series drama will  air in 2017.

Michael Oku in 'The 14th Tale'

Michael Oku will soon be touring the UK with Fuel Theatre Company's one man show 'The 14th Tale' until the 21st October. 2016  

Leo Hatton in 'Queens, Virgin and Martyr'

Leo is filming a semi-regular role in the upcoming Spanish production of 'Virgin and Martyr' a 6 episode mini series for TVE (Spanish TV).

 Raphel Famotibe in 'Guerrilla'

Raphel is currently filming 'Guerrilla', a new Sky Atlantic - Showtime production.


Written by Academy Award winner John Ridley, 'Guerrilla' is a love story set against the backdrop of one of the most politically explosive times in UK history. It tells the story of a politically active couple whose relationship and values are tested when they liberate a political prisoner and form a radical underground cell in 70s London. 


The 6 part mini series will star Idris Elba, Freida Pinto and Rory Kinnear

Hammend Animashaun in 'Amadeus' at the National Theatre

During a successful run in 'The Threepenny Opera', Hammed has also been cast in the National Theatre's production of 'Amadeus' as one of the Venticellis.

The play is directed by Michael Longhurst (Constellations, World of Extreme Happiness) with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.

Opening night is 19th October.

Alannah Olivia in BBC 3's 'Uncle'

Alannah joins Slacker Andy (Nick Helm) and his uptight nephew Errol  on BBC3's 'Uncle'.

Kadeem Ramsay in the 'Tracey Ullman Show'

Kadeem has just fimed an episode of 'The Tracey Ullman Show' series 2, directed by Nick Collett. 

Landry Adelard in 'Guerrilla'

Landry is currently filming 'Guerilla', a new Sky Atlantic - Showtime production.


Written by Academy Award winner John Ridley, 'Guerrilla' is a love story set against the backdrop of one of the most politically explosive times in UK history. It tells the story of a politically active couple whose relationship and values are tested when they liberate a political prisoner and form a radical underground cell in 70s London. 


The 6 part mini series will star Idris Elba, Freida Pinto and Rory Kinnear

Leo Hatton in 'Lucky Man'

Leo recently filmed an episode of the second season of Stan Lee's 'Lucky Man'.

Phareelle Onoyan in 'K.O.'

Phareelle will soon film the French feauture film 'K.O' directed by Fabrice Gobert, director of the acclaimed series 'Les Revenants'.

Adam Colborne in 'Wasted'

Catch Adam Colborne in the new E4 comedy 'Wasted' starring Sean Bean and written by BAFTA award winning duo James Lamont and Jon Foster:

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/wasted/episode-guide

Soraya Radford in 'Innocent'

Soraya recently filmed the new 4 part drama series 'Innocent', written by Chris Lang and Matt Arlidge.
The show will broadcast on ITV in early 2017.

Hammed Animashaun at the Latitude Festival

The Lyric Hammersmith return to the theatre tent for the first time in five years with this irreverent, iconoclastic and deeply disrespectful celebration of the genius of Oscar Wilde. Director Sean Holmes wrangles The Great British Bake Off’s, Mel Giedroyc and a dishevelled comedian, Ed Gaughan, to take on the extreme acting challenge of playing every character in Wilde’s masterpiece. Expect the worst in the best possible way.

Hammed Animashaun and new client Toyin Ayedun-Alase in 'The Threepenny Opera'

Hammed Animashaun and new client Toyin Ayedun-Alase

are performing in the critically acclaimed National Theatre production  'The Threepenny Opera', starring Rory Kinnear and adapted by Simon Stephens.


★★★★ 'Mac's gang make a lovely ragbag bunch as well... Hammed Animashaun's hit-chasing Jimmy Retail' - Variety

★★★★ 'Grimy, filthy, and tremendously good fun.' - Time Out

★★★★ 'A snarling, sexy beast of a show' - Independent

★★★★ 'Enjoyably raucous. Rory Kinnear's really on song in this enticingly sleazy revival.' - Evening Standard
 

The play will run until 2nd October.

 


 

Sean Bridgeman in 'The Mummy'

Sean Bridgeman just filmed a role in the upcoming blockbuster movie 'The Mummy', starring Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe.
The movie will hit cinemas on 9th June 2017.

Matt Young in BBC's 'Sherlock' season 4

Matt Young is about to join the cast of  the acclaimed BBC series 'Sherlock' starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.

Series 4 will air in winter 2017.

Dave Plimmer in BBC's 'Count Arthur Strong'

Dave Plimmer is back filming season 3 of BBC1's much loved comedy series 'Count ArthurStrong'.

Danielle Walters in E4 'Chewing Gum' Series 2

Danielle Walters returns as Candice to Michaela Coel's much-acclaimed E4 comedy 'Chewing Gum'.

The six half-hour episodes will air later this year.

Sheila Atim in 'Shakespeare Trilogy' at the Donmar Warehouse

After a successful run in 'Les Blancs' at the National Theatre, Sheila Atim is about to embark on Phyllida Lloyd's all-female Shakespeare Trilogy.

'Julius Caesar', 'Henry IV' and 'The Tempest' will play at the Donmar's new 420-seat in-the-round temporary theatre at King's Cross, immediately adjacent to King's Cross station.

THE SHAKESPEARE TRILOGY will play a 13-week repertory season, from 23 September - 17 December 2016.

Micheal Hanratty in 'Different'

Michael is shooting in Berlin as a lead character in the upcoming German indie film 'Different'

Usman Akram in 'Sherlock'

Usman Akram just filmed a part in the acclaimed BBC series 'Sherlock' starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.

Series 4 will air in winter 2017.

Dave Hart in 'No Offence'

Dave Hart just filmed 2 episodes of Channel 4's outrageous police series 'No Offence'.

'Shameless' creator Paul Abbott is back with seven new episodes set within the Manchester police force.

The show has been praised for its strong female characters and bold, unflinching portrayal of disability, crime and violence.

Dayo Koleosho in 'Damned'

Dayo Koleosho just filmed an episode in Channel 4's new comedy  series 'Damned'.

 

Written by Jo Brand and Morwenna Banks, it tells of the painfully funny goings on in a Children's Social Services Department somewhere in the South East. Dark and topical with a cast led by Jo Brand and Alan Davies.

Nick Finegan in 'The Past is a Tattooed Sailor'

Nick Finegan is  reaharsing for The Old Red Lion Theatre's production of 'The Past is a Tattooed Sailor'.

 

The world premiere of Simon Blow's fiercely witty and bittersweet new drama, based on the true story of his relationship with his great uncle and brightest of the bright young things, Stephen Tennant.

 

The play will run between 2nd - 27th August 2016

Mim Shaikh in 'Two Pigeons'

What happens when someone else is inhabiting your space, sharing your food, and even using your toothbrush...all unbeknownst to you?

 

Mim Shaikh is about to film the lead role of Hussein in the beautifully scripted indie film 'Two Pigeons'.

 

Produced by Mustard and directed by Dom Bridges.

Raphel Famotibe in BBC 1 Drama 'Our Loved Boy'

Raphel just joined the cast of 'Our Loved Boy' a 90' drama for BBC1 about the death of 10-year old Nigerian schoolboy Damilola Taylor.

Written by award-winning screenwriter and playwright, Levi David Addai, the story is told from the point of view of the Taylor family. It explores their journey from Lagos to London, and the emotional repercussions they experienced in their quest for justice.

Alannah Olivia in 'Mindhorn'

Alannah Olivia will soon feature in cinema around the UK in the brilliant new comedy 'Mindhorn'.

 

Directed by Olivier Award winner Sean Foley and produced by BBC & BFI, 'Mindhorn' centers on former secret agent Bruce Mindhorn, whose eye has been replaced by an optical lie detector. He manages to escape and finds work on the Isle of Man as a sleuth. 

 

 Starring Julian Barratt, Andrea Riseborough, Essie Davis, Russell Tovey, Simon Farnaby, Steve Coogan.

Izabella Urbanowicz OFFIES Nomination

Congratulations to our brilliant new client Izabella Urbanowicz for her OFFIES nomination as best female performer in the ★★★★ N16 production of 'Gertrude - The Cry'

Che Walker at the New York Independent Film Festival

Congratulations to Che Walker, who's short film 'Lil Benny' has been selected for the New York Independent Film Festival.

 

Lil' Benny is a wild-ass desperado who’s been shot by this one and that one. Terrified, and bleeding, he bangs on the door of the one person in the world who still cares- his ex, Sonia. But Sonia has a child to protect- their child. Loyalty, desire, seduction and passion crash up on each other in a run down East Harlem shit hole.

 

 

April 2016

 

 

Hammed Animashaun in 'Flowers'

Check out Hammed Animashaun as Ryan on episodes 1 and 4 of Channel 4's 'Flowers', an innovative six-part comedy-drama starring Olivia Colman and Julian Barratt, written and directed by Bafta-nominated Will Sharpe.

 

Episode 1 on Monday 25th April at 10 pm

Epidode 4 on Wednesday 27th April at 10 pm

 

 

April 2016

Laya Lewis in 'Witless' on BBC1 Friday 29th April

Laya Lewis will be back on the small screen in the hilarious new BBC3 comedy 'Witless'.

 

Witless is a brand-newsitcom with 'Him & Her's' Kerry Howard.

It follows flatmates Rhona and Leanne whose lives are turned upside down after they witness a gangland shooting. Forced into witness protection, the girls quickly discover that assuming a newidentity isn't simple. While Leanne jumps at the chance to create an extravagant alter-ego, Rhona is paralysed by fear telling the simplest lie. And with two teenage gang members determined to track them down, the girls find themselves getting deeper and deeper into trouble...

 

 

'Witless' will air on BBC1 on Friday 29th April at 23.25

 

April 2016

 

Nick Finegan in 'The Guinea Pig Club'

New client Nick Finegan is currently in research and development for 'The Guinea Pig Club' directed by Simon Callow.

Susan Watkins’s marvellous and ambitious play premiered in York in 2013.

 

April 2016

 

 

 

Michael Oku in 'Calais'

Michael Oku is currently playing a young refugee in Grace Smith's 'Calais'.

  

Stuck in the Calais Jungle, four Eritrean refugees wait to see what the future holds for them. But for one, the waiting is too much. Together, they have travelled through desert and sea, endured one traumatic experience after another;detention centres, beatings, freezing temperatures and even avoided drowning. Now, in Calais, they

hope to make it across the English Channel where the pavements sparkle with gold and their dreams await them. But what will they risk to get there?

 

The play will run at the Barons Court Theatre between the 26th April and 8th May.

 

April 2016

 

Sheila Atim in 'Les Blancs' at the Nationl Theatre

''The Woman (Sheila Atim) threads her way through the action — a shape-shifting emblem, perhaps, of Africa itself'' - NYTimes

 

★★★★ "...it's single most unsettling feature is the insistent, silent presence of The Woman- Sheila Atim-, who haunts Tshembe's imagination and embodies the
revolutionary spirit of Africa" - Evening Standard


★★★★ "An exquisite production" - Daily Telegraph


★★★★ "The first ten minutes of ‘Les Blancs' are a jaw-dropping setting-out of Farber's stall, a overwhelming surge of sights, sounds, smells total theatre."  Time Out

 

 

The play will run at the National Theatre until the 2nd of June and is the debut of the multi-award-winning Yaël Farber whose productions include 'The Crucible' (Old Vic) and the internationally acclaimed 'Mies Julie' and 'Nirbhaya'.

 

April 2016

 

Moses Adejimi in 'Class'

Moses is about to film an episode of the 'Doctor Who' spin-off 'Class' for BBC3.

'Class' will follow the pupils of Coal Hill School, where former companion Clara Oswald was a teacher. The 8-parter will be set in present day London, but featuring the monsters and sci-fi weirdness fans know from Doctor Who.

“Incredible dangers are breaking through the walls of time and space,and with darkness coming, London is unprotected.”

 

April 2016

 

 

Alhaji Fofana in 'Josh'

Alhaji will soon be filming a role in BBC3's comedy 'Josh', written by Josh Widdicombe and Tom Craine.

Comedian Josh Widdicombe will be returning to BBC3 for a second run of his eponymous sitcom. The comedy, which started as a one-off iPlayer pilot, focusses on Josh and his flatmates, footie mad Owen and old school friend Kate. Plus their creepy landlord Geoff.

 

April 2016

 

 

 

Usman Akram in 'Fan'

You can see Usman Akram in cinemas around London in the new Bollywood thirller 'Fan'.

'Fan' is the story of Gaurav (Shah Rukh Khan) a young man, whose world revolves around the mega movie star Aryan Khanna (Shah Rukh Khan) or God as he refers to him.From the by lanes of Delhi, young Gaurav embarks on a journey to the city of dreams, Mumbai, in order to wish his God on his birthday.When things don't go according to plan, Gaurav's love and passion for his God turns in to a dangerous obsession that crosses the fine line.

 

"...pretty darn good" - The Sunday Times 

 

April 2016

 

Soraya Radford in 'Limbo'

Soraya will soon be filming the new BBC3 pilot 'Limbo'.

 

March 2016

 

Phareelle Onoyan in 'Versaille'

Phareelle is about to film the second series of 'Versailles' for Canal+.

 

March 2016

 

Hammed Animashaun in 'Three Penny Opera'

Hammed  will play Jimmy in 'The Three Penny Opera' at the National Theatre.

Rufus Norris directs Rory Kinear as Macheath in Brecht & Weill's masterpiece in a new version by Simon Stephens. Anarchic, satirical, bold and visceral, this show holds no punches ! How do you survive in a world where the divide between the haves and the have-nots becomes more extreme everyday ? For some the only way is to exploit & betray your loved ones .

Play will run from 18th of May to 2nd October

 

March 2016

 

 

Adam Colborne in 'Wasted'

Adam has just filmed an episode of E4's 'Wasted',a new sitcom from the triple BAFTA Award winning writing team James Lamont and Jon Foster (Cuckoo, Paddington,Amazing World of Gumball) about the stupid things young people end up doing when there's nothing to do.Mixing the misadventures of twenty something life with surreal fantasy set pieces , it's about the very bad things that really good friends do to each other, when they've been living in each others pockets since school.

 

March 2016

 

 

Sheila Atim in 'Les Blancs'

Sheila is currently rehearsing 'Les Blancs' at the National Theatre.

 

Written eleven years after A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry’s final drama is an unknown masterpiece of the American stage and a highly theatrical search for the soul of post-colonial Africa. Les Blancs is the National Theatre debut of the  multi-award-winning Yaël Farber whose productions includeThe Crucible (Old Vic) and the internationally acclaimed Mies Julie and Nirbhaya.

 

Show will run from the 22nd of March until 4th May.

 

February 2016

 

Danny Devall in 'Tomorrow'

Danny joins the cast of  'Tomorrow', a gritty dark comedy by fantastic new writer Samuel Evans. 'Tomorrow' explores our hopes for a future in an ever changing London. Set in the recently demolished Elephant and Castle council estate, 5 people try to have the best party ever all in the knowledge that tomorrow won’t ever look quite the same again. Directed and produced by Leah Cooper and Rebecca Hewett, this piece is a hilarious, touching look at our rapidly changing city.

 

The show runs from the 7th until the 12th of March at The Arts Theatre West End. 

 

February 2016

 

Clare Latham in 'Don't Smoke in Bed' at The Finborough Theatre

'Don’t Smoke In Bed' is a stunning exploration of social and racial perception in contemporary America.

 

Jamaican-American Richard and White-American Sheryl are starting a family together. When they agree to a series of 'bedroom interviews', they believe that their interracial relationship is the focus of the article. As both play up to what they believe are the expectations of the interviewer, they embark on a journey that challenges their relationship to the core as the barriers between psychological and social, sexual and political, public and private, melt and dissolve...

 

Clare will play Shirley the new play written by the multi-award-winning African-American playwright Aurin Squire.

 

Show will run from the 5th until the 22nd of March at the Finborough Theatre.

 

February 2016

 

Nahel Tzegai 'Cuttin it'

''Cuttin' it' wins Best Audio Drama at the BBC Audio Drama Awards!

 

February 2016

 

Peyvand Sadeghian in ' The Quest for Wonder'

Peyvand Sadeghian is one of the puppeteers in 'The Quest for Wonder', a brand new 6 episode mini series starring Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince and their puppet counterparts.  The show will be a fun-filled caper through the world of science that is sure to delight both children and adults alike.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8clnXjafSM&feature=youtu.be

 

January 2016

 

Neil Toon in 'Cosi'

Neil is about to begin rehearsals for the roles of Dough/Nick in 'Cosi' a Play based on Mozart's 'Cosi Fan Tutte'.

 

The catch? The cast are patients from a mental institution, none of whom can speak Italian… or sing. Can this unlikely cohort, including an obsessive-compulsive, a manic depressive and a junkie, pull it off? Or will a patient with a penchant for pyromania spoil all the fun?

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The play is written  by Louis Nowra will be showing at the Kings Head Theatre between the 1st of March and the 2nd of April.

 

January 2016

 

 

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