June Alumni News 

On Stage

  • David Moorst (2014) will play Puck in the upcoming production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge Theatre, running from 3 June – 31 August.
  • Andrew Laithwaite (2018) stars in Crime and Punishment at The Cockpit Theatre from 4 – 8 June.
  • Recent graduate Helen Reuben (2018) joins the ensemble cast of Pictures of Dorian Gray at the Jermyn Street Theatre from 5 June – 6 July.
  • Sean Hart (2015) and Danny Mahoney (2011) will star in the UK Premiere of Afterglow at Southwark Playhouse, running from 5 June – 20 July.
  • Yolanda Kettle (2011), Anthony Calf and Philippe Edwards (2017) star in David Hare’s Plenty at Chichester Festival Theatre from 7 – 29 June.
  • 2018 Graduate Jonathan Ajayi will star in Strange Fruit at The Bush Theatre from 12 June – 27 July.
  • Nancy Carroll and Gerald Kyd will play estranged couple Hester and Sir William Collyer in Deep Blue Sea at Chichester’s Minerva Theatre from 21 June – 27 July.   
  • Hot on the heels of his role as Lola in Kinky Boots, Simon-Anthony Rhoden (2009) will star as Harpo in Leicester Curve’s The Color Purple from 28 June – 20 July.

Behind the Scenes

  • MA Directing Graduate Tinuke Craig (2010) directs The Color Purple at Leicester Curve from 28 June – 20 July.
  • Natasha Chivers is the lighting designer for Deep Blue Sea at Chichester’s Minerva Theatre, running from 21 June – 27 July.

Self-Created work

  • Catch the work of alumni including Stiff & Kitsch (Rhiannon Needs and Sally O’Leary), Joseph Aldous, Emily Steck, Maude (Adelaide Waldrop, Eva Scott & Brendan Macdonald), Sion Eifion, Rosa Hesmondhalgh, Amy Garner Buchanan and Janine Harouni at MISHMASH, here at LAMDA on Saturday 8 June. Read our interview with 2017 graduate and Producer of the event Emily Carewe here.
  • Read final year student Ell Potter’s interview in The Guardian about her production Hotter, running at Soho Theatre 11 – 15 June. 

Latest News

  • Good luck to Ruth Wilson in at this month’s Tony Awards, taking place on Sunday 9 June. Ruth has been nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for her role in King Lear.
  • Congratulations to LAMDA President Benedict Cumberbatch who won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor for his role in Patrick Melrose.
  • Emily Beecham won Best Actress at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival for her role in Little Joe. Congratulations from everyone at LAMDA.

Make sure you don’t miss…

  • Last chance to see Harry Hadden-Paton’s Tony Award nominated performance as Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady. The musical ends its run at Broadway’s Lincoln Theatre on 7 July.
  • Tune in to BBC One on Tuesdays at 9pm to see Rory Kinnear in new drama Years and Years.
  • Catch Rosalind Eleazer (2015) in The Starry Messenger, currently playing at the Wyndham’s Theatre until 10 August.
  • New drama Good Omens from LAMDA Examinations alumnus Neil Gaiman is now streaming on Amazon Prime, starring alumni Anna Maxwell Martin and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Get in touch

If you’re a LAMDA alumni and would like to tell us about a project you are involved in, email us at [email protected].

Published 31 May 2019