Dannie Pye – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Dannie will be appearing as Matty in the screen adaptation of the acclaimed West End musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie!

Set in Sheffield and based off the BBC Three documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16 before being adapted to the West End stage by Dan Gillespie Sells, it follows the story of Jamie New as he embraces his true self as an out and proud gay drag queen in a highly heteronormative and repressive environment, fighting against the teachers telling him to “get real” and become a fork-lift truck driver, his deeply homophobic father, and the school bullies.

Thankfully he has his ever-supportive mother Margaret, his best friend Pritti and his drag mum Hugo AKA Loco Chanelle to help him on his journey to self-discovery and acceptance. 

Currently in the middle of shooting on location in Sheffield, it stars newcomer Max Hardwell as Jamie, Oscar-nominated star of Can You Ever Forgive Me?Withnail & I and Gosford Park Richard E Grant as Hugo/Loco Chanelle; Happy Valley’s Sarah Lancashire as Margaret; and Sharon Hogan as Jamie’s teacher Miss Hedge.  John McCrea, who originally starred as Jamie in the West End, has been confirmed to make a cameo. 

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Ross Telfer & Anita Olatunji – The Witcher

Ross & Anita have a recurring roles in Netflix’s upcoming fantasy epic The Witcher, premiering worldwide later this year. 

Based off the best-selling books by Andrzej Sapkowski The Witcher stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, a member of a long-maligned brotherhood of monster-slayers for hire known as Witchers.  They are mutated by a decoction of reagents and potions known as the Trial of the Grasses which renders them quicker and sharper than a regular man (and gives them their trademark cat-like eyes). However they have been subject to many pogroms and persecutions resulting in the secret of the Trials being lost to time. Therefore Geralt is one of the very few Witchers left still plying their trade across the continent. 

This solitary monster-hunter finds himself running into the powerful sorceress Yennefer and a young princess with a very dangerous secret named Ciri who must navigate the increasingly volatile world together as they discover that people can often prove to be more wicked than beasts.

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Rosie Thomson – The Lady Vanishes

Rosie is currently co-starring as Margaret & Frau Kummer in The Lady Vanishes, produced by The Classic Thriller Theatre Company & Bill Kenwright Ltd, and touring around the UK this Autumn. 

Originally an all-time classic 1938 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave and Dame May Whitty; it tells the story of the beautiful English tourist Iris Henderson who is travelling by train through continental Europe who suddenly discovers that her elderly travelling companion, Miss Froy, has completely disappeared.

After her fellow passengers completely deny the existence of the Vanishing Lady, she teams up with the young musicologist Max to search the train top-to-bottom for clues pertaining to her disappearance and uncovers a conspiracy of international proportions.

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Cassidy Little & Herbert Forthuber – The King’s Man

Cassidy and Herbert heavily feature in the much-anticipated prequel to the Kingsman series, The King’s Man, set for worldwide release on the 14th of February 2020.

Directed & produced by Matthew Vaughn, it takes place across Europe before & during the First World War and will follow the story of the founding of the bafflingly dapper independent spy agency and sartorial maestros Kingsman. 

Starring Ralph Fiennes as the Duke of Oxford and Harris Dickinson as his son Conrad, this will be a more serious, sombre affair compared to the colourful exploding heads and Elton John flying high-kicks of the previous films.

At the dawn of the 20th century as a collection of the worst tyrants and criminal masterminds, including the mad monk Grigori Rasputin (played by Rhys Ifans), gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them.

Cassidy can be seen being carried by Conrad through No Man’s Land while wearing a German uniform and Herbert will be playing a German general.

Sadly that’s all the information about it we can share at this time but we will be back with updates when get them!

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For an excellent breakdown of the trailer with the director Matthew Vaughn click here

 

Daniel Jacob – RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

Daniel will be starring as his drag persona Vinegar Strokes in the first ever season of the smash-hit drag queen competition RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, starting This Autumn on BBC Three.

Hosted and produced by multi-award winning drag queen, model, singer, dancer & actor RuPaul, Drag Race has been running for 11 seasons in America with multiple spin-offs has finally arrived in Britain!

RuPaul and her fellow esteemed judges, Michelle Visage, Graham Norton and Alan Carr, will be judging the performances and outfit-making skills of ten drag queens ranging in age, appearance and experience all in the hopes of finding Britain’s next top drag superstar. 

Jacob’s drag persona Vinegar Stokes, known as the Female Whoopi Goldberg, is a dynamite combination of wit, comedy, stunning vocals and dance moves – the very definition of a triple threat. Her personality is more down-to-earth than some and aims to inspire those from working-class families or those whose lives and surroundings are very repressive and don’t let people express who they truly are. 

Daniel is also a very accomplished musical theatre performer in his own right, currently performing every night in the West End as Sandra Bollock in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and has previously featured in Joseph, Aladdin, and Angelina Ballerina the Mousical

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Ken Christiansen – Normality

Ken Christiansen will be performing in NORMALITY at The Other Palace from 13th – 21st November. Ken will be playing the role of BOB BUTLER in the debut of this new musical. 

Normality is written by Jules Kleiser and Nige Reid their previous work includes ‘The Tarantinos’ and ‘ThrillsPills and Backache’. 

See Ken performing a song from the show here:

When prog-rock obsessed wannabe keyboard player and computer wunderkind Norman Goodman accidentally lands an IT job with a low-level City firm in London, his travails are just beginning.

Tasked with designing an IT system to predict market trends, but finding himself embroiled in a Machiavellian financial scam, Norman is confronted with a life changing dilemma – who to trust, when all he holds dear is challenged in a morally bankrupt world?

Normality is a satirical interrogation of corporate corruption and the fragility of our aspirations, conducted with quirky humour and real heart. Featuring a coterie of cracking tunes delivered by a superb cast, this is a musical that deals with universal issues such as love, loss and loneliness in a disarmingly down to earth manner.

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Florence Beaumont – Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Florence Beaumont will be making her professional debut in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at The Union Theatre from the 2nd of October. 

Based on the best selling novel of the same name, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is the delicious story of a platinum crowned goldigger from Little Rock and her escapades to find herself a rich man.

Florence graduated from Bird College earlier this year. 

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Stefanie Powers – One November Yankee

This Autumn Stefanie will be starring in Joshua Ravetch’s new play One November Yankee alongside LA Law and Clash of the Titans’ Harry Hamlin.

One November Yankee will send audiences soaring to great heights. One plane, two actors, and three intricately interwoven stories. The play explores human connection brought on by tragedy in the aftermath of a plane crash that ripples across the lives of our characters. The Los Angeles Times calls One November Yankee a ‘haunting and poetic’ flight that ‘unfolds like theatrical origami.’

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James Vaughan – The Capture

James guest stars at a Judge in the debut episode of the BBC’s major upcoming conspiracy thriller The Capture airing later this year on BBC One. 

A story set in the modern day landscape of misinformation and”alternative facts” where intelligence services have extraordinary technological capabilities, it sees a man being blamed for a crime he didn’t commit but where the visual images used as evidence have been so drastically and accurately manipulated it supposedly irrefutably incriminates him.

With this man’s arrest the conspiracy soon escalates into a multi-layered web of manipulated evidence and the characters are caught in a world where nothing is as it seems. With soldiers, police, lawyers and spies lost in their own personal struggles and with their love lives entangled in a myriad of deceptions and double-crosses they must try to overcome all of these obstacles in order to determine the truth.

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Kristallen Awards 2019

Quicksand was awarded the prestigious Drama of the Year award at Fridays Kristallen awards in Stockholm. Quicksand features 4 of our clients, Hanna Ardéhn, Ella Rappich, Anita Olatunji and Christopher Wollter.  

Hanna stars in the lead role of  Maja Norberg and also took home the award for Actress of the Year on Friday. 

Ella plays the supporting role of Amanda Steen, Maja’s best friend. Anita co-stars as Barbara Collins, the only English-speaking role in this original Swedish series and Christopher co-stars as Erik Nordberg, Maja’s Father. 

Quicksand is Sweden’s first original Netflix series which premiered on the 15th of February at the Berlin International Film Festival, has its Swedish premiere on March 27th, before launching worldwide on Netflix on the 5th of April.

It’s directed by Per-Olav Sørensen (Nobel, The Saboteurs) and Lisa Farzaneh (Arne Dahl, Det som göms i snö), written by Camilla Ahlgren (The Bridge, Marcella) and produced by FLX Productions.

After a mass shooting at a private school in Stockholm’s wealthiest suburb, high-school student Maja finds herself on trial for murder. As they unearth the details of that tragic day, it also reveals private details about her relationship with Sebastian Fagerman (played by Felix Sandman) and his dysfunctional family

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