We are delighted to announce that Claudia Jessie will play Eloise Bridgerton in Shondaland’s adaptation of Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton novels. Claudia joins the likes of Julie Andrews, Jonathan Bailey and Polly Walker in the Netflix series, which has been cast by Kelly Valentine Hendry.
This brilliant new comedy from Shiny Button is coming soon to BBC, starring Tom Davis as the title role. Features an all star cast from Catherine Willis including Liz Kingsman, Al Roberts, Jamie Michie and Rob Witcomb.
New BBC pilot exploring life from the perspective of two Muslim comedians; Muzlamic, written by and starring Ali Shahalom, will be released on BBC3 on Monday 22 July. The show was produced by BBC Studios and also features James McNicholas within the cast.
New series Wild Bill stars Divian Ladwa as PC Drakes alongside Rob Lowe as Wild Bill Hixon, America’s top Metropolitan Police Chief who is headhunted by the UK and re-branded a Chief Constable. Casting by Sarah Crowe. Wednesdays at 9pm on ITV
The darkly comic love story 'Masters of Love' starring Owen Roberts and featuring James McNicholas enjoyed its world premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival last month and screens at the BFI this Friday as part of LOCO Comedy Film Festival.
Tom Bell plays Mr Bradley in the ‘obscenely enjoyable’ (The Guardian) new series of Harlots, which is now available on Starzplay via Amazon Prime. Casting by KVH.
Could you BE any more excited?! Written by & starring Brendan Murphy and directed by Hamish MacDougall, this show will take you through all 10 seasons of Friends as seen through the eyes of our favourite friend - Gunther. Catch him at the King’s Head Theatre at 9.30pm on the 11th & 12th July.
Kiell Smith-Bynoe takes his WIP show to Soho Theatre on 11th and 12th July. When it comes to children's entertainment, nobody does it better than Barty Strings. Until MC Spitta comes along. Spitta is a grime-based, party-rocking, show-stopping rogue of raw talent and he's quickly becoming the talk of the Kensington playgrounds.
Catch up with the entire series of Gentleman Jack on BBC iPlayer. The series explores the real story of Anne Lister, a wealthy 19th century Yorkshire landowner who is famous for her four-million-word diary that documented her lesbian relationships. Magnus Bruun joins the cast as Count Blücher alongside Suranne Jones, Amelia Bullmore, and Stephanie Cole. Written by Sally Wainwright, casting by Andy Pryor.
A big week ahead for Sinead Tinker in Corrie! Played by the wonderful Katie McGlynn. Tune in every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:30pm on ITV to follow her story.
Jonathan Pointing has recently wrapped on the new series of the hit ITV2 comedy PLEBS. The guest cast includes Amanda Holden, Tony Robinson, Phil Davis and Hatchers William Andrews, Phill Langhorne and Justine Cain. Casting from Catherine Willis - Plebs will return to screens this Autumn.
Sonita Henry returns as Raika for the second series of the Superman prequel story. Produced by DC Entertainment and cast by Priscilla John, the series will air on SyFy in the US on June 12th and E4 in the UK later in the year.
Alix Dunmore plays the hapless Andy in Stepping Out, the ultimate feel-good comedy, with live music and tap dancing! The show opens June 25th at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough and runs until 3rd August.
Double BAFTA nominated ‘Stath Lets Flats’ is returning to Channel 4 for a second series. Al Roberts and Kiell Smith-Bynoe play Al and Dean respectively. Get set for more sales-and-lettings silliness later in the year.
Having played the role on tour for the past year, Liam Jeavons joins The Comedy About A Bank Robbery as Mitch Ruscitti in the West End! You can see him in the hilarious comedy from Tuesday 25th June.
David McSavage will be making an appearance in this satirical dark comedy adaptation of the famous Joseph Heller novel. Every Thursday at 9pm on Channel 4 and all episodes are available on Hulu. Cast by Amy Hubbard, directed by & starring George Clooney.
Katie Redford’s script has been selected for the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Showcase. ‘Daisy And Robbie Struggle To Survive’ has been co-written with Francesca Fowler and centres around two chalk-and-cheese friends who find themselves face to face with death every weekend.
Joy Wilkinson’s excellent new play, ‘The Sweet Science of Bruising’ is set to pack a punch when it opens at Wilton’s Music Hall on 5th June. The play explores the secret Victorian world of female boxing, from grand drawing rooms to rowdy backstreet pubs . Tom Lorcan plays Paul Stokes. Please contact Lucy or Michael for tickets.
The second series of Killing Eve is now available on BBC iPlayer. Make sure to catch Elena Saurel in the first episode, alongside Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer.
The new series of the award-winning children’s show continues on Monday at 5:30pm on CBBC. James McNicholas and Emily Lloyd-Saini will star throughout with further specials due to air later in the year.
Nic Rasenti is set to star as Jack 'Hacksaw' Smythe in brand new series The Professionals, opposite Brendan Fraser, Elena Anaya, and Tom Welling. The series is a loose remake 2012’s Soldiers of Fortune. It will be directed by Bharat Nalluri and released later in the year.
Delighted to announce that Elen Rhys will lead the cast of the upcoming BBC crime drama The Mallorca Files opposite Julian Looman. The Cosmopolitan Pictures/ Clerkenwell Films co-production written by Dan Sefton started filming in November and will air on BBC One and iPlayer later this year.
Rhianna Merralls joins the cast to play new regular, Flo, in the fifth series of BAFTA-nominated Hetty Feather. New episodes will air every Monday at 5pm on CBBC with the series also available on BBC iPlayer.
The US network has ordered a new series from Amy Hoggart. The untitled project will be a half-hour, non-political series which will explore everyday problems through Hoggart’s unique humor, blending scripted and unscripted segments.
New cast members have joined Harry Potter and The Cursed Child as it continues on the West End. Thomas Aldridge returns as Ron Weasley in the multi-award winning play, written by Jack Thorne and playing at the Palace Theatre. Buy your tickets here or try your luck with the Friday Forty.
Catch up with the latest episode of Midsomer Murders on the ITV Hub. Elena Saurel features alongside Bill Bailey, Jemma Redgrave, and regular Neil Dudgeon. Casting by Louise Cross.
The nominations for the TV Choice Awards 2019 include a plethora of Hatch talent. Claudia Jessie stars in Vanity Fair and Porters, nominated for Best New Drama and Best Comedy respectively. Also nominated for Best Comedy are Cuckoo, starring Tyger Drew-Honey and Matt Lacey, Ghosts starring Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Catastrophe starring Emily Lloyd Saini and Still Open All Hours starring James Baxter. Katie McGlynn has been nominated as Best Soap Actress for Coronation Street, which is also nominated for Best Soap.
Kiell Smith-Bynoe stars alongside Charlotte Ritchie as a couple who inherit Button Hall. Horrible Histories regulars – Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas et al – play spectres from different eras haunting the country pile. Tom Mackley and Richard Thomson also join in one episode. BBC One’s critically acclaimed new sitcom continues every Monday on BBC1 at 9:30pm.
Lynn & Lucy (with Shaq B Grant as Paul) and Days of the Bagnold Summer (with Sophie Steer) have been been selected as part of this years GREAT 8 for the Cannes Film Festival. Naptha (with Divian Ladwa) will be presented as a Special Screening within the Semaine de la Critique section that runs from 15th to 23rd May.