What’s on this December for LAMDA Alumni

As we approach December, LAMDA alumni are taking over the screen, stage and behind the scenes over the festive period. Here are just a few highlights of what is coming up this month.

Make a trip to the cinema to see some of our alumni in this year’s selection of Christmas films including; Patricia Hodge in Surviving Christmas, Benedict Cumberbatch as the voice of The Grinch and Anna Chancellor in Nativity Rocks. Look out for the BBC’s Christmas TV schedule as well which is set to include, Hugh Skinner in the title role of Zog, Watership Down with Lee Ingleby and Rory Kinnear, Amit Shah in the screen adaptation of David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang and Jennifer Kirby who returns to our screens in the Christmas Special of Call The Midwife.

Also coming up in December, Luke Treadaway returns to his role as Vincent Rattrey in Fortitude which start on Sky Atlantic on 6 December. Benedict Cumberbatch voices Shere Khan in Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle, premiering on Netflix on 7 December. Paterson Joseph will star in a two-hour special episode of Timeless and Natalie Simpson will be joining Alec Newman in Outlander.  

After a sell-out hit at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Maureen Lipman will be bringing her own show ‘Up For It’ to the Southbank Centre from 17 December. 2009 graduate Imogen Doel stars in The Tell-Tale Heart at The National Theatre from 5 Dec to 9 Jan. Looking behind the scenes, Production and Technical Arts alumnus Jonathan Samuels will design the lighting for Dialektikon at The Park Theatre from 6 December.

In recent news, we are incredibly proud of Production and Technical Arts alumnus Peter West on his Pro Sound Award nomination and Heather Knott who won Breakthrough FOH Engineer at the Pro Sound Awards. We are also thrilled that alumni Claudine Toutoungi, Katherine Jakeways and Salvatore D’Aquilla have been shortlisted for BBC Audio Drama Awards, with the winners announced in February next year.

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