Alumni News: March Edition

06 March 2024

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

We’d love to hear about any work LAMDA graduates are creating. Get in touch on [email protected] or send us a message on social media. 

Latest releases

  • Ember premiered at A Pinch of Vault festival in February, featuring a cast and creative team consisting of LAMDA alumni including director Júlia Levai, writer Eleanor Crosswell, and actors Sam Stafford, Madison Clare, Ian Davies and Danielle Phillips.
  • Christian Bevan’s play TAKO played at Camden People’s Theatre from 27 February – 2 March. The show starred Christian along with fellow graduates Max Mindell and Clara Courty-Zanca.
  • Paterson Joseph is currently appearing as Slugworth in Wonka, playing in cinemas.
  • Alex Benoit is currently making his Broadway debut in The Notebook at the Schoenfeld Theatre in New York.
  • Documentary Becoming King, directed by Jessica Oyelowo and featuring David Oyelowo, is now streaming on Paramount+.
  • Letters Live (co-produced by Benedict Cumberbatch) is returning to the Royal Albert Hall on 6 March, marking Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day with a show in aid of the Women’s Prize Trust.
  • Sir David Suchet’s autobiographical tour, Poirot & More: A Retrospective, is currently touring UK theatres until 10 March. 
  • Gabby Beans currently stars in the off-Broadway production of Jonah from Roundabout Theatre, playing until 10 March.
  • Work It Out is now playing at HOME MCR until 16 March, with lighting design by Laura Howard and sound design by Alexandra Faye Braithwaite.
  • 33 by John Selby is showing as part of the United Solo Festival at Theatre Row in New York City on 16 March. The show had its origins as John’s thesis project while on the MA Classical Acting programme at LAMDA.
  • Saamer Usmani features in 3 Body Problem, streaming on Netflix from 21 March.
  • Blake Stratso will star in TURTLE at the Distillers Pub in Hammersmith from 22 – 29 March, which is directed by fellow graduate Alex Osborne.
  • Tinuke Craig is currently directing The Big Life, showing at Royal Stratford East until 30 March.
  • Alexandra Faye Braithwaite is providing sound design for Underdog: The Other Other Brontë, showing at the National Theatre from 27 March – 25 May.

Things to look forward to 

  • Lucy Phelps, Kemi-Bo Jacobs and Peter Losasso will star in Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of The Other Boleyn Girl, showing from 19 April – 11 May.
  • Moira McAuliffe’s To Whom Should I Complain, which was created as Moira’s thesis project during the MA Classical Acting course, is premiering at United Solo Festival on 18 April.
  • Dhruv Ravi will be appearing in Franky Goes To Bollywood, touring theatres nationwide from 25 April.
  • Tilly Botsford will star in The Welkin, playing at Atlantic Theater Company in New York, from 16 May – 30 June.
  • The first trailer for A Quiet Place: Day One, starring Joseph Quinn has been released. The film is set for release in cinemas from 28 June.
  • Tinuke Craig will direct the RSC’s upcoming production of The School for Scandal, which opens on 2 July and runs until 6 September.
  • Joseph Quinn has been cast in Marvel’s upcoming Fantastic Four film, currently set for a July 2025 release.
  • Joseph Quinn has also joined the cast of horror film Relapse.
  • This October, A Raisin in the Sun opens at the Lyric Hammersmith, directed by Tinuke Craig.