Bevan Celestine working on The Web with The Young Vic

Bevan Celestine will spend the next few weeks at The Young Vic developing a new project called The Web.

This research and development project is based on Harriet Sargent’s book, Among the Hoods: My Years with a Teenage Gang, and will explore how young people from the same street can live completely different lives. The project will see the actors work alongside 4 directors to explore different ways of telling these stories.

Bevan has worked previously with The Young Vic on other projects as well as most recently being a part of a workshop at the National Theatre Studio. To visit Bevan’s profile, please click here.

Xavier Laurent in Bone In The Throat feature film

Xavier Laurent is filming for a new feature film Bone in the Throat based on the book written by Anthony Bourdain. The film stars Ed Westwick and will be Directed by Graham Henman

When wannabe chef Tommy Pagano settles for a stint in his cousin’s restaurant in Little Italy, he has no idea the place is Mafia-run, and that one of the specialties of the house is chopped gangsters. Tommy’s struggle to do the right thing by his conscience and family without losing his job

Xavier recently appeared in Monuments Men Directed by and Starring George Clooney. For more information about Xavier, please click here.

Ian Houghton – War Horse

Ian Houghton is currently appearing in  War Horse at the New London Theatre.

The National Theatre’s epic production of  War Horse is based on the celebrated novel by the Children’s Laureate (2003-05) Michael Morpurgo. Actors, working with magnificent, life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company, lead us on a gripping journey through history.

War Horse’s record breaking run must end March 12th 2016.

For more information on the show or to book tickets, please click here. 

Please click here to visit Ian’s profile.

 

Cary Crankson in Dealers Choice at the Royal & Derngate

Cary Crankson will be playing the role of ‘Mugsy’ in a new production of  Dealer’s Choice at the Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton.

Family, friendship and honour are tested in Patrick Marber‘s (Closer, Notes On A Scandal) brilliantly funny story of male camaraderie and obsession, set in the gritty world of amateur poker. When first staged at the National Theatre in 1995 the play won the Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy. This new production is directed by Michael Longhurst, who recently directed Constellations in the West End, winning the Evening Standard Award for Best Play and receiving four Olivier nominations.

The play will run from 23rd May-14th June at the Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton and from 17th-21st June at the Oxford Playhouse.

For more information on the production, please click here to visit the website.

Watch the trailer.

Click here to visit Cary’s profile.

 

Bethan Cullinane reprises role in the Globe’s King Lear

Bethan Cullinane is preparing to reprise her role as Cordelia/The Fool for The Globe’s international tour of King Lear.

Old King Lear, weary of royal duties, proposes to break up his kingdom and divide it among his three daughters. But this rash generosity is cruelly repaid and Lear discovers too late the false values by which he has lived – and, in turn, the suffering common to all humanity.

The production will play at The Globe as well as tour around the UK and major venues in the US.

Bethan is currently playing Jessica in The Merchant of Venice at The Globe (click here to read story)

To visit The Globe’s website and to book tickets, please click here.

To find out more about Bethan, click here to visit Bethan’s profile.

Matthew Lloyd Davies in A Small Family Business at the NT

Matthew Lloyd Davies will be appearing in Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘A Small Family Business’ which opens at the National Theatre in April.

A ‘riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed’, this new production starring Nigel Lindsay will return to the Olivier stage where it premiered in 1987. To find out more about the production and to book tickets, please click here.

Matthew makes his return to the National having been a part of the original cast of ‘The Madness of King George’. His more recent theatre credits include The Lion King (West End) and Mamma Mia (International Tour).

Please click here to visit Matthew’s full profile.

Click here to watch the trailer. 

Bonnie Langford skates in Dancing on Ice Final Tour

Bonnie Langford is currently featuring in the final tour of Dancing on Ice.

Having previously been a contestant on the popular ITV show, Bonnie will be performing a few of her show-stopping routines along side some of the shows favourite contestants.

The show will tour many of the top arenas around the UK from March-April 2014.

This tour not only marks the end of the television series, but also celebrates 30 years since Torvill and Dean’s Olympic glory.

For more information or to book tickets, click here. View trailer.

To visit the profile of Bonnie Langford, please click here

Leila Birch voices Dreamworks’ Mr Peabody and Sherman

Leila Birch voices The Time Machine in Dreamworks Animation’s Mr Peabody and Sherman.

This highly anticipation new animation picture tells the story of a super-smart dog and his adopted son as they fight the fix a rift in time. The feature is based on the 1960s animated television series, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.

Leila joins a stellar cast including Ty Burrell and Laurie Fraser on this box-office family favourite.

To view the official trailer, please click here.

To view Leila’s full profile,  click here.

Robin Cousins embarks on Dancing on Ice Final Tour

Robin Cousin’s will be appearing in the final Dancing On Ice Tour.

Robin will be putting our DOI favourites to the test in for the final time in the ultimate Dancing on Ice area tour. Robin has been head judge on the popular ITV show since it first hit our screens in 2006.

This tour not only marks the end of the television series, but also celebrates 30 years since Torvill and Dean’s Olympic glory.

The show will tour many of the top arenas around the UK from March-April 2014.

Click here to book tickets.

To visit Robin’s profile, please click here.

 

Jodie Steele to play Carmen Diaz in Fame

Jodie is currently playing the role of Carmen in the UK Tour of FAME, which opened in February at New Theatre Wimbledon, to rave reviews.

With show stopping numbers from start to finish, this hot new rework of the original musical follows the lives of students at the New York School of Performing Arts, as they discover what it takes to hit the big time.

To find out more about the show and to book tickets, please click here to visit the official Fame website.

To see the official music video for the new single ‘Fame!’ performed by our own Jodie Steele, please click here.

To view Jodie’s full CV click here