March Alumni News Update

Here are just a few highlights of where you can catch our alumni this month.

On the big screen, Chiwetel Ejiofor makes his directorial debut with The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind, which he also produced and stars in. Roshan Seth is set to star as Pramesh Singh in the upcoming live-action version of Disney’s Dumbo and a new Mötley Crüe movie The Dirt, starring Iwan Rheon will be released on Netflix later this month.

Tune into Comic Relief on Friday 15 March to see David Haig and Anna Chancellor reunite for the Four Weddings and a Funeral special – One Red Nose Day and A Wedding. Youssef Kerkour will star as Sami in new Channel 4 drama Home.

Behind the scenes, MA Directing graduate Tinuke Craig will direct Heart at the Vault Festival, ahead of directing The Color Purple at the Leicester Curve and Vassa at the Almeida Theatre later this year. Lucy Atkinson will direct LAMDA graduate Tatty Hennessy’s A Hundred Words for Snow which opens at Trafalgar Studios on 5 March. Production and Technical Arts alumni Richard Williamson will be Lighting Designer for the new musical adaptation of Little Miss Sunshine at the Arcola Theatre.

On Stage, 2018 Graduate Adam Hugill will star in the world premiere of new musical, Standing at the Sky’s Edge at The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival, comedian Lucy Pearman will return to Soho Theatre with her show Fruit Loop. The Rubenstein Kiss starring Sean Rigby will open at Southwark Playhouse, and Janine Harouni will bring The Millionth to The Vault Festival. In the USA, Emily Ota will play the title role in Alice in Wonderland at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, marking her third season with the festival.

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