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JOHN BARROWMAN's new album YOU RAISE ME UP was released on 30 June and entered the UK Album charts at number 16. The second series of PRESSURE PAD airs on BBC 1 throughout September and later this year THE SMALL PET HOSPITAL WITH JOHN BARROWMAN will air on Channel 4. John will once again host NATIONAL LOTTERY STARS which airs on BBC 1 on 19 September.

CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD has returned as a judge on the twelfth series of STRICTLY COME DANCING which begins on 26 September on BBC 1. He will join Zoe Ball on IT TAKES TWO every Monday on BBC 2 from 6 October.

London Theatre

 

 

HARRIET THORPE can be seen in Richard Bean's GREAT BRITAIN which has transferred to the Haymarket Theatre for a limited season to 10 January 2015 - nationaltheatre.org.uk

PAUL J MEDFORD is playing Mr Beauregarde and KATE GRAHAM is playing Cherry Sundae in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane - charlieandthechocolatefactory.com

CHARLES DAISH is playing Bill in MAMMA MIA at the Novello Theatre - mamma-mia.com

ADEBAYO BOLAJI is starring in IN BED at the London Theatre Workshop from 15–20 September - londontheatreworkshop.co.uk

JACK HARRISON-COOPER can be seen in MISS SAIGON at the Prince Edward Theatre - miss-saigon.com

JONNY LABEY can be seen in WHITE CHRISTMAS at the Dominion Theatre from 8 November - dominiontheatre.com

Regional/Touring

 

 

JODIE PRENGER stars in CALAMITY JANE which embarks on a major UK Tour from 17 September - calamityjanetheshow.com

ALAN BURKITT stars as Jerry Travers in TOP HAT UK Tour - tophatonstage.com

FASINATING AIDA begin their 2014 Autumn Tour in Jersey on 26 September - fascinatingaida.co.uk

GERARD CAREY is playing Lord Farquaad in the UK Tour of SHREK THE MUSICAL - shrekthemusical.co.uk

SAMUEL EDWARDS is playing Fiyero in WICKED UK Tour from 16 September - wickedtour.co.uk

MATTHEW MALTHOUSE is alternate Don in SINGIN' IN THE RAIN UK Tour. He is joined by ABIGAIL BRODIE - singinintherain.co.uk

SAM ARCHER is appearing in the UK Tour of New Adventures LORD OF THE FLIES - new-adventures.net

JOHN STACEY is playing the Ringmaster in BARNUM UK Tour - barnummusical.com

LOUISE GOLD can be seen in GYPSY at Chichester Festival Theatre from 6 October - cft.org.uk

ADAM RHYS-CHARLES can be seen in ANYTHING GOES at Sheffield Crucible from 28 November before embarking on a UK Tour - sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

PAMELA STEPHENSON has written and co-created BRAZOUKA which premiered at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival. It plays at New Wimbledon Theatre in September before touring South Africa and Australia - brazouka.info

JOHN BARROWMAN will star as Buttons in CINDERELLA at Glasgow SECC this Chrismas - pantomime.com/glasgow

CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD will star as Captain Hook in PETER PAN at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford - pantomime.com/dartford

ABIONA OMONUA will play Maid Marion in ROBIN HOOD at The Hall for Cornwall, Truro from 7 December–4 January 2015.

Television/Film

 

 

VANESSA REDGRAVE reprised her role as Jennifer in the third series of CALL THE MIDWIFE on BBC1 and can soon be seen in FOXCATCHER alongside Channing Tatum and Steve Carell, directed by Bennett Miller.

JOHN BARROWMAN will return as Malcolm Merlyn as a series regular in the third series of ARROW which airs from October on CW Network in the US and Sky 1 in the UK.

RUDOLPH WALKER plays Patrick Trueman in EASTENDERS.

BERNARD CRIBBINS can be seen on Cbeebies in the second series of OLD JACK'S BOAT and will shortly begin filming a Christmas Special.

TIMOTHY WEST plays the head of the Carter family, Stan, in EASTENDERS. He is currently filming the second series of GREAT CANAL JOURNEYS alongside Prunella Scales for More 4.

SUSIE BLAKE will shortly begin filming the second series of YOU, ME AND THEM for UK Gold. She can be seen in NATIVITY 3: DUDE WHERE'S MY DONKEY, in cinemas from November.

ROY BARRACLOUGH has completed filming a guest role in Matt Lucas' new series POMPIDOU for BBC.

WILL THORP has completed filming GRAYSTONE for Aviary Films and will shortly begin filming a regular role in the new NBC miniseries A.D.

HELEN GRACE plays Lady Asquith in HETTY FEATHER for CBBC.

HARRIET THORPE will shortly begin filming AN ARM'S LENGTH directed by Max Weiland. She has recently been seen as Lynn in THE SECRETS: THE CONVERSATION directed by Dominic Savage for BBC 1.

CARLI NORRIS will shortly begin filming AGATHA RAISIN for Sky 1.

LOUISE GOLD has completed filming THE FURCHESTER HOTEL and JUSTIN'S HOUSE for Cbeebies.

DOMINIC RICKHARDS has recently completed filming a guest role in CASUALTY.

ADEBAYO BOLAJI and ABIONA OMONUA have completed filming guest roles in Russell T Davies' CUCUMBER for Channel 4. ADEBAYO can also be seen in the BBC drama ONE CHILD later this year.

ADELE ANDERSON guest stars in NEW TRICKS on Monday, 15 September and has completed filming short film WANNABE directed by Marco Calabrese.

ROB COMPTON has recently filmed a guest role in EASTENDERS for BBC.

Creatives

 

 

ANDREW WRIGHT has choreographed the Chichester Festival Theatre/Stage Entertainment UK Tour of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN and the Cameron Mackintosh UK Tour of BARNUM. He has also co-choreographed the Chichester Festival Theatre production of GUYS AND DOLLS. Later this year he will choreograph a new UK Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER for Theatre Royal Bath.

GEOFFREY GARRATT has provided Musical Staging for the brand new Cameron Mackintosh production of LES MISERABLES on Broadway and in Australia. He has provided additional choreography for the brand new Cameron Mackintosh production of MISS SAIGON at the Prince Edward Theatre and is Associate Choreographer for MARY POPPINS which opens in Vienna on 1 October.

LARRY BLANK's orchestrations can be heard in GUYS AND DOLLS, Chichester Festival Theatre/Runaway Entertainment, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Chichester Festival Theatre/Stage Entertainment, THE SOUND OF MUSIC International tour, Really Useful Group/David Ian Productions and WHITE CHRISTMAS, London Management. Larry is orchestrating CITY OF ANGELS for the Donmar Warehouse.

MATTHEW BRIND is Musical Supervisor and has provided additional arrangements for DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at the Savoy Theatre and will shortly begin work as Musical Supervisor on WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN which opens at the Playhouse Theatre in December. He has provided arrangements for this years BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT and AMERICA'S GOT TALENT. Later this year he will be providing arrangements for X FACTOR. He produced and arranged JOHN BARROWMAN's album YOU RAISE ME UP which entered the charts at number 16. He has also completed arrangements for COLLABRO's debut No. 1 album STARS, RICHARD AND ADAM's third studio album AT THE MOVIES and SAM BAILEY's debut No.1 album THE POWER OF LOVE.

FRANK THOMPSON is the Associate Director on THE BODYGUARD. He will be choreographing MOTHER GOOSE for the Hackney Empire.

KATY RUDD Is currently the Associate Director of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME including West End, Broadway and UK Tour. Katy is currently developing JUICY AND DELICIOUS by Lucy Alibar.

AARON SILLIS choreographed the video TWO WEEKS by FKA twigs and COLD by Rae Morris feat. Fryars.

RAZ SHAW directed ALL'S WILL THAT END'S WILL for the Bremen Shakespeare Company.

LISA KENT has directed BEAUTY AND THE BEAST for Det Ny Teater, Copenhagen which opens 18 September. Later this year she will direct BILLY ELLIOT, also for Det Ny Teater which will open in January 2015.

DAN HERD directed Ross Dungan's RECKONERS for the Dublin Fringe Festival and will be directing DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT at Lyric Hammersmith this Christmas.

ALAN BURKITT is choreographing a group number for the professional dancers on STRICTLY COME DANCING 2014. He has also choreographed FASCINATING AIDA'S CHARM OFFENSIVE Tour.