Freddy Carter has been picked as one of Decider’s 11 Rising Stars to Watch For in 2021. Freddy, who graduated in 2015, will be appearing in the eagerly anticipated upcoming Netflix series Shadow and Bone, playing Kaz Brekker. Shadow and Bone is based on the book series by Leigh Bardugo. Read more about Decider’s 11 […]
Following his Olivier Award triumph, Richard Gadd’s Baby Reindeer will be made into a brand new Netflix series. The eight-episode series will be based on his experiences as a stalking victim and Richard will both star in and write the series. The play had sell out-runs in Edinburgh and at the Bush Theatre and, prior […]
County Lines, produced by graduate Victoria Bavister has received two nominations in the London Critics Circle Awards for British Breakthrough Director of the Year and Young British/Irish Performer – Conrad Khan. Victoria herself is recognised on the BIFA New Talent longlist for Breakthrough Producer, alongside further nominations for the film in the Debut Director and […]
The Oxford School of Drama is pleased to announce the appointment of Georgina Sowerby as the school’s Head of Acting. This is a new, senior artistic post and Georgina will lead the acting faculty as well as working alongside the Senior Management Team on the strategic development and management of the School. She will take […]
Leda is due to play Holly in Iris Theatre’s interactive, online, storytelling adventure based on Hans Christian Anderson’s, The Snow Queen. The show has been chosen as one of The Guardian’s Top Online Christmas Shows. For further info and tickets click here.
2020 graduate Chloe Lemonius will make her professional acting debut in Creation Theatre’s Christmas show The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The award-winning Creation Theatre have become know for their technical theatre wizardry this year and will present an ambitious live version of the class that can be streamed around the world beginning on 19 Dec. […]
Richard Gadd triumphed at the 2020 Olivier Awards, winning Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre category for his one-man play Baby Reindeer. The play, which Richard also starred in, recounts his chilling experience as a victim of stalking. It had sell out-runs in Edinburgh and at the Bush Theatre and, prior to the pandemic, was due […]
2012 graduate Nell Hudson is due to appear in the remake of Tobe Hooper’s original 1974 horror classic. Whilst details are scarce, it’s currently slated for a 2021 release.
Celyn Jones will co-direct The Almond and The Seahorse with Oscar nominated cinematographer Tom Stern. Celyn has also co-written the screenplay and will reprise his role from the stage version. The film, which also stars Rebel Wilson and Janet McTeer, will follow two couples where one partner has survived a traumatic brain injury, exploring how […]
Tanya Reynolds has been selected as one of Screen International’s 2020 Stars of Tomorrow, its annual eagerly anticipated talent showcase. Screen International has an excellent track record of spotting early talent with alumni including Jodie Comer, Daniel Kaluuya and Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Tanya graduated from the One Year Acting Course in 2015 and is best know […]
Paul Hilliar, graduate of the Three Year Acting Course, will appear as Detective Sergeant Trotter in one of the 2 alternating casts of The Mousetrap. Agatha Christie’s whodunnit returns to play to socially-distanced audiences on the 23rd October 2020. The 2 casts will be kept separate, in COVID-secure bubbles so that if one company has […]
Isobel Eadie, graduate of the One Year Acting Course joins the cast of The Crown Series 4 on Netflix as Lady Sarah Spencer. Isobel graduated in 2017 and her current credits include Amy in short film ‘The Other Side’, Caroline in ‘The Morning After Etiquette’ and the lead Olivia in short improvised film ‘A Tale […]
2, 3, 4 September 5pm 5 September 1.30pm & 5pm Running Time: Max 2 Hours The Oxford School of Drama would like to invite you to an outdoor performance of a newly commissioned play, The Wedding, performed by the One-Year Acting Course graduating students. The guests gather. The vows are made. The champagne glasses are raised. But […]
Following three live streams last week, we have made a recording of Circle Game, performed by our graduating 3rd-year students available to view on our YouTube Channel until the 14th August. Twelve addicts are in recovery at a rehabilitation centre. From drugs to gambling, sex to exercise, the residents and the staff must navigate these complex […]
2015 graduate Maimuna Memon will return to Regent’s Park Open Air theatre to reprise her role as Mary in Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert. With 9 performances a week, the roles of Jesus, Judas and Mary are double-cast, and Maimuna will share the role with returning cast member Anoushka Lucas. Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert runs from […]
Oxford School of Drama graduates Joe Swift and Shaofan Wilson will perform with Dame Helen Mirren in Greenwich Theatre’s online premiere of Steven Berkoff’s The Secret Love Life of Ophelia. In direct response to the current closure of theatres, this unique premiere seeks to fill in the gaps of Ophelia and Hamlet’s burgeoning love affair and […]
The Oxford School of Drama invites you to a live online rehearsed reading of a newly commissioned play, Circle Game, performed by their graduating 3-year acting course students. Twelve addicts are in recovery at a rehabilitation centre. From drugs to gambling, sex to exercise, the residents and the staff must navigate these complex recoveries together. […]
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Hiftu Quasem, a one-year course graduate, is in the new series of ‘Killing Eve’, where she plays a scottish hotel receptionist – Charlie. The lead roles are played by Jodie Comer and the iconic actress Harriet Walter.
Three-year course graduate, Dipo, recently chatted to square mile magazine about life in lockdown and Alibi Channel’s new crime drama ‘we hunt together’ which also features fellow graduate Babou Ceesay.
Luke Dayhill will be playing Andrew in ‘Moment of Grace’ written by Bren Gosling and directed by Nicky Allpress alongside Andrew Paul and Lucy Walker-Evans.
The Oxford School of Drama 2018 One Year Course Graduates Cat White and Isabella Speaight are looking for funding to produce and star in Farewell She Goes, an 18th Century story exploring female friendship, race and women’s rights.
The winners of this year’s Irish Times Theatre Awards were announced online this year, after the cancellation of the awards ceremony due to the Covid-19 crisis. Aoibhéann McCann has won the Irish Times best actress award for her portrayal of Blanche Dubois in the Lyric Theatre production.
Showing just how versatile she is, Cassie Bradley can currently be seen playing con woman Natalie in Coronation Street on ITV as well as Mary Magdalene in Jesus: His Life. Which is now airing on Amazon Prime Video.
The latest adaptation of Emma was made available for home viewing barely a month after its theatrical release. Emma was one of the first films to be released early due to the coronavirus pandemic, and was made available to watch on demand on 20th March. It is now available to rent on Amazon Video, Sky Store, Google Play, iTunes and BT TV Store.
The Oxford School of Drama graduate Charity Wakefield has produced A Serial Killers Guide to Life. It is a female led, jet black comedy film. Three other Oxford School of Drama graduates feature – Carys Lewis, Will Strange and Frances Millar.
Jemma Powell is in the feature film of the novel The Secret Garden and is in Netflix series The Stranger.
Jemma is playing Grace Craven in The Secret Garden which is an adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1911 children’s classic novel. From the producers of Harry Potter and Paddington.
Annabel returns to the BBC hit drama The Split on Tuesday 11 February alongside Nicola Walker, Fiona Button, Deborah Findlay and Stephen Mangan. The drama is set in a family legal firm specialising in divorce. You may recognise Annabel in a very different role – as Amena in Sky’s Britannia.