SHAZIA NICHOLLS TO BE TV REGULAR
Congratulations to SHAZIA NICHOLLS who has just landed the role of JULIE, a regular character in DOCTOR FOSTER, a new series coming to BBC1. SHAZIA's five-week shoot starts 6th April and we're thrilled for her.
RSC PICK EVA FEILER FOR STRATFORD
We're thrilled to announce that EVA FEILER is joining the RSC in Stratford. Ten weeks of rehearsals start this week, with the move to Stratford in May, followed by a run to 2nd September. EVA will be understudying NERISSA and JESSICA in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, directed by POLLY FINDLAY, and DESDEMONA in OTHELLO, directed by IQBAL KHAN. It's a wonderful opportunity for Eva and we wish her well.
LOUIS DAVISON'S GONE FOR A BURTON
One of our rising young actors, LOUIS DAVISON, is currently shooting the latest TIM BURTON movie, MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN. The film is due for release next year.
RHYS ISAAC-JONES TO MAKE TV DEBUT
Our lovely RHYS ISAAC-JONES is set to make his first television appearance in the much-anticipated JEKYLL & HYDE, to be produced by FOZ ALLAN for ITV1. Can't wait to see it.
CASSANDRA BOND JOINS RBM
We're delighted to welcome CASSANDRA BOND to the agency. Trained at the Oxford School of Drama, CASSANDRA already has an impressive CV and can currently be seen in THE PIER at OXFORD PLAYHOUSE.
SHAZIA NICHOLLS IS FLYING
SHAZIA NICHOLLS has been cast as NOMI in the POLKA THEATRE production of OPERATION MAGIC CARPET by SAMANTHA ELLIS, to be directed by ROSAMUNDE HUTT. Rehearsals start 9th March and the play runs from 3rd April to 24th May.
LIFE'S A GAS FOR EMILY STEEL
EMILY STEEL has a pretty phenomenal hit-rate with commercials and she's just nailed another one - a two-day shoot for Primagaz in Belgium. Keep collecting those Air Miles, Emily!
DOUBLE SUCCESS FOR SOPHIE ELLERBY
SOPHIE ELLERBY has been cast in a guest lead role in DOCTORS (BBC) and in the last ever episode of THIS IS ENGLAND (C4).
CHRIS LEVENS IN NEW TURING PLAY
CHRIS LEVENS has been cast in LOVESONG OF THE ELECTRIC BEAR by SNOO WILSON, a new play about Alan Turing. The DOG ORANGE production is directed by MATTHEW PARKER and runs at the HOPE THEATRE from 24th Feb to 21st March.
EYRE AND GENESIUS HAVE EYES TO THE TELESCOPE
JOE EYRE and HANNAH GENESIUS have both been cast in the ALOFF THEATRE production of THE TELESCOPE, directed by MATTHEW GOULD. The play is site-specific and will be performed at TESTBED in Battersea. Rehearsals start this week, and the play opens 25th February.
VICTORY IS OURS
We're thrilled to welcome FIONAL VICTORY to RBM. This wonderful actress's CV speaks for itself, with many film and TV roles, alongside wonderful theatrical performances. FIONA most recently played MAURYA in RIDERS TO THE SEA at the COG ARTS SPACE, MRS RAINEY in MIXED MARRIAGE at the FINBOROUGH, BERNADA in THE HOUSE OF BERNADA ALBA at the BELGRADE COVENTRY and WIDOW QUINN in PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD at the LIVERPOOL PLAYHOUSE.
JEMMA CHURCHILL IN 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD
The wonderful JEMMA CHURCHILL is currently rehearsing for the SALISBURY PLAYHOUSE production of 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD. The play opens 5th Feb.
ROBERT MACPHERSON: FROM BOOZE TO BROADWAY
Following on from a recent high-budget and high-profile international shoot for GLENDFIDDICH, ROBERT MACPHERSON is heading to Broadway with the RSC's productions of WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES. The plays open mid-Feb.
RBM WELCOMES TANYA LATTUL
We're delighted to welcome beautiful Guildhall graduate TANYA LATTUL, who has recently finished at The Orange Tree where she was playing HERMIA in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. She also featured in THE PIER at the OXFORD PLAYHOUSE, playing CHLOE. Credits at Guildhall included Irina in The Seagull, Katherine in Henry V and Assunta in Napoli Milionara! TANYA has a unique look and natural comic timing and it's great to have her on board.
FLORENCE ROBERTS LANDS SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Fresh from her success in the NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE production of ARCADIA, we're thrilled to reveal that FLORENCE ROBERTS has landed the part of KATE in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE directed by DECLAN DONELAN. FLORENCE will also be understudying VIOLA.
LOTTI MADDOX IN WIDOWERS' HOUSES
The lovely LOTTI MADDOX can currently be seen in George Bernard Shaw's WIDOWERS' HOUSES at the ORANGE TREE. The play opened on 17th December and runs to 31st January.
SIMON HAINES IS POSH
We're thrilled to announce that SIMON HAINES has been cast as DIMITRI in the NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE / SALISBURY PLAYHOUSE production of POSH by LAURA WADE. The play, directed by SUSANNAH TRESILIAN, will run in both Nottingham and Salisbury until the end of March.
POLDARK'S GRACEE O'BRIEN JOINS RBM
We're delighted to announce the arrival of GRACEE O'BRIEN - and equally delighted to reveal that she will be seen in POLDARK next year, playing JINNY MARTIN, a regular character. As GRACEE is amazingly still only 17, she can be found on our YOUNG ACTORS page. She's definitely one to watch.
RBM WELCOMES CERI-LYN CISSONE
Guildhall graduate CERI-LYN CISSONE has joined the agency and we're absolutely thrilled. Not only is she a fabulous singer but also a wonderful actress and verse speaker (finalist in the Michael Bryant Award at the National Theatre). CERI-LYN has already played ANNE PAGE in THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at the GLOBE (also in New York and LA) as well as JANET in the ATG's ROCKY HORROR SHOW and YUM-YUM at BUXTON ROYAL OPERA HOUSE. Her range of skills is staggering and we can't wait to see her fly even higher.
EMILY HATCHETT JOINS RBM
Musical theatre specialist EMILY HATCHETT has joined the agency. A graduate of the Musical Theatre BA course at the University of Essex, EMILY has refined her art with an intensive year at The American Musical Theatre Academy of London. And if anyone knows about musical theatre it's the Americans! We're looking forward to hearing more of her vocal range, which she describes as Belt to Bb.
ELINOR LAWLESS AND JOE EYRE IN WEST END TRANSFER
ELINOR LAWLESS and JOE EYRE have joined the cast of KING CHARLES lll following its transfer from the THE ALMEIDA to WYNDHAMS THEATRE.
OLIVER KENNEDY IN EXPLOSIVE PLAY FOR TNT
TNT THEATRE and THE AMERICAN DRAMA GROUP EUROPE have chosen OLIVER KENNEDY for the revival of their hugely successful production of THE WAVE, a play examining the roots of racism. The production will tour Europe and Eastern Europe before a three-week tour of Israel.
RICHARD MASON LANDS LEAD IN FEATURE FILM
The crazily-talented RICHARD MASON has landed the lead in DREAMCHASERS, a feature film to be shot in the UK and New York later this year. More news to follow.