IRENE ALANO plays Suds, in Catherine Tate's new TV comedy, HARD CELL which is now streaming on Netflix. Previous credits include AVENUE Q, MISS SAIGON and the live TV version of THE SOUND OF MUSIC.
KARL JAMES WILSON recently filmed a new TV series for Amazon and is currently playing Nick Massi in JERSEY BOYS at The Trafalgar Theatre! He has appeared in a Bollywood Movie and Hollyoaks, playing the role of regular, Wardy. Theatre credits include the UK Tour of JERSEY BOYS covering Norm and Nick Massi and DIRTY DANCING covering Johnny Castle!
SAORI ODA recently appeared as Carlotta, in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre, a role she played on the UK Tour previously. Saori recently toured the UK as Christmas Eve in AVENUE Q and previous credits include ALADDIN at The Hackney Empire, THE KING AND I at The London Palladium, MISS SAIGON UK Tour, CAROUSEL & MADAME BUTTERFLY at the ENO, MISS SAIGON West End, THE LION KING West End, WICKED West End and THE WIZARD OF OZ.
KEVIN YATES just filmed his first TV role, more news to follow. Kevin is appearing as Lou Adler and Drifter in BEAUTIFUL which opened at Curve, Leicester before embarking on it's UK Tour. Kevin made his West End debut in POTTED PANTO and appeared in PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT! as Miss Understanding. Previously he covered the leading role of Donkey on two tours of SHREK and understudied the roles of Benny and Collins in the recent production of RENT, to mark it's 21st year.
JACQUELINE TATE will appear in MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO at The Barbican Theatre for the RSC. She recently appeared in MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Chichester Festival Theatre. Jacqui has just filmed for a new series for COMEDY CENTRAL, an ad for McDONALD'S and recently appeared in EASTENDERS. Other credits include LES MISERABLES where she played Madame Thenardier, a workshop production of a new musical ZOMBIES! at Southwark Playhouse, Christmas Eve in AVENUE Q, Head Nurse in SOUTH PACIFIC and Princess in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Jacqui also regularly appears in her own cabarets, most recently at Crazy Coqs.
KAMIRA SAMUEL just shot her first film role, for Disney! She recently toured with JOHANNES RADEBES - FREEDOM and has filmed commercials for G STAR, MARKS & SPENCER, LNDR, MCDONALDS and HELLO FRESH. During the summer of 2020 appeared in a brand new production LOCKDOWN TOWN, about, well you guessed it!
PADDY GLYNN recently spent six weeks in Dublin working on a new film, more news to follow! She appeared in the feature CINDERELLA directed by Kay Cannon as Townsperson Rosemary. Her TV credits include INNOCENT, SILENT WITNESS, THE DUMPING GROUND, DOCTORS, HOLBY, LONDON'S BURNING and DEREK. Whilst on stage she's played Golde in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Daisy in DRIVING MISS DAISY, AN IDEAL HUSBAND, FOLLIES at The Royal Festival Hall and Queen Margaret in RICHARD III to name but a few!
MARIE BLOUNT - Marie recently appeared in MARVIN'S BINOCULAR'S for The Unicorn Theatre. She has just filmed a CBBC Series, GET EVEN which is currently streaming and has two commercials airing, for the NHS and Shelter. Marie previously worked for the BBC on NEVER LET ME GO & THE WOMAN IN BLACK.
AMANDA COUTTS recently played Scaramouche in WE WILL ROCK YOU onboard Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas! It's a role Amanda knows well after playing the role on the UK Tour and in the West End, having also played the role of Meat. She appeared in Panto in Stoke this Christmas as Scheherazade in ALADDIN and previously appeared UPSTAIRS AT THE GATEHOUSE in 9 to 5, playing the role of Judy. Other credits include Pearl in STARLIGHT EXPRESS both UK Tour and Germany & Rusty in FOOTLOOSE on tour in the UK.
RICARDO AFONSO reprised his role as Judas in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR over the summer at Regent's Park, a role he'd previously played at The Barbican! He played the title role in the concert version of ZORRO! at Cadogan Hall and recently appeared as a lead vocalist in THE GREATEST SHOWTUNES for Raymond Gubbay. Other credits include: Taxi Driver in WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, lead vocalist in THRILLER LIVE and Alberto Beddini, in TOP HAT. He played the leading role of 'Galileo' in WE WILL ROCK YOU at The Dominion Theatre in the West End for three years.
SAMARA CLARKE is currently playing Donna in the UK Tour of DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS for Bill Kenwright Ltd. She appeared in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at Theatre Royal Windsor in 2021.
HOLLY MAGUIRE recently filmed a guest lead in DOCTORS playing Mia Jackson and EASTENDERS as Young Katy. Last year she shot a commercial in Lisbon for OTTO, which was her first professional job since graduating from Mountview!
FRANCESCA WILLIAMS recently appeared in EASTENDERS as Sophie, which marked her TV debut and also filmed an ad for SKY BET! Other credits include SHREK, Queen Rat in DICK WHITTINGTON and also performed in a workshop, STEPPING OUT, directed by Maria Friedman.
ALANNAH WINN-TAYLOR. Alannah graduated from East 15 in 2021 and by the end of the year had filmed her first feature film, more to follow and a fab commercial!
GEOFFREY TOWERS is appearing in JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN at The National this summer. He had previously worked there in HANSARD and also in OSLO which opened at The National before transferring to the Harold Pinter Theatre. Other credits include: AN INSPECTOR CALLS at The Playhouse Theatre, STALKING THE BOGEYMAN at Southwark Playhouse, THE HOMECOMING at Trafalgar Studios, THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar Studios, THE WEIR at The Wyndhams, PASSION PLAY at Duke of York's, TRAVELLING LIGHT and THE VEIL at The National Theatre and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at The Haymarket Theatre.
STEVEN HALL - is appearing as Grantaire in the UK Tour of LES MISERABLES! This is Steven's professional debut after he graduated from Mountview in 2020.
PETER NASH is currently appearing in the UK Tour of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, which is about to head to Canada! The show originally opened at Sadlers Wells in the of summer '21 and has also toured to Japan. He played Tommy DeVito onboard Norwegian Cruises. Other credits include: Marcel in THE BOY FRIEND at The Menier Chocolate Factory, where he is was also Dance Captain, Evita at Regents Park Open Air Theatre, UK Tours of JERSEY BOYS, FUNNY GIRL, CHICAGO! and The Nutcracker Prince in NUTCRACKER THE MUSICAL! at the Pleasance Theatre. In the summer of 2015, Peter appeared in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre which was his professional debut upon graduating from Arts Ed.
GABRIELLA STYLIANOU will head off to the US shortly to play Grizabella in CATS on board Royal Caribbean and just appeared in the new musical GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF at The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham. She has appeared in SIX playing Jane Seymour, on board Norwegian Cruises and CATS, on board Royal Caribbean, playing the role of Jennyanydots.
ANNIE GUY recently appeared in BONNIE AND CLYDE at The Arts Theatre, as Resident Choreographer, Swing and cover Bonnie and Blanche! She appeared in the West End production of HAIRSPRAY at The Coliseum. Previous credits include THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, UK Tour, WEST SIDE STORY at Kilworth House, SWEET CHARITY at Cadogan Hall and on TV, in DIXI and THE GRAND.
WENDY LEE PURDY appeared in series 4 of THE CROWN and in the Bafta nominated film EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE. She appeared in THE SOUND OF MUSIC on the UK Tour, ASPECTS OF LOVE in Sydney at the Hayes Theatre and covered Madame Morrible on the International Tour of WICKED having previously toured the UK with the same show. Other credits include Mama Morton in CHICAGO, Yente in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and MAMMA MIA! where she covered all three leading ladies, Donna, Tanya and Rosie!
IFAN JONES is currently appearing in CHOIR OF MAN as Maestro, on NCL.
DAN O'BRIEN is appearing in the West End Production of MAMMA MIA! He is in the ensemble and covers Sam, Bill and Harry! He recently toured the UK with JERSEY BOYS having performed in the West End with the show. Previous credits include: DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS, UK Tour, ON A CLEAR DAY & THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS at The Union Theatre.
MICHAEL STORRS is appearing in MAMMA MIA! where he plays Father Alexander and covers all three Dads, Sam, Harry and Bill! He recently appeared in the THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR. Previous credits include the UK Tour of 39 STEPS, LES MISERABLES, THE 12 TENORS and BUGLE BOY. Michael also appeared in the BBC in PITCH BATTLE with his group VOX-X Over.
DARRYL PAUL is in rehearsals for ONLY FOOLS ARE HORSES at The Haymarket Theatre, he'll cover Mike the Barman, Tony Driscoll & Cripps. He recently played Brit in WE WILL ROCK YOU on board The Anthem of the Seas for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Previous credits include TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT where he covered the leading role of Stoner on the UK Tour, STARLIGHT EXPRESS UK Tour as Swing and THE COMMITMENTS at The Palace Theatre.
PHOEBE MAY NEWMAN will soon play Francine in JERSEY BOYS aboard NCL, having recently appeared on the UK Tour of the show playing the same role. Previous credits include WONDERLAND and SPAMALOT.
MARK HOUSTON is currently on a UK Tour of PAW PATROL, a show he'd been part of previously which toured to Singapore! Mark also toured with Polka Theatre in CHOCOLATE CAKE and has appeared in SLEEPING BEAUTY. Previous credits include 9 TO 5 at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, MUSICAL OF THE YEAR at The Lost Theatre and JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at The Hall for Cornwall.
DANIEL KNIGHT has recently filmed CALL THE MIDWIFE for BBC and THE NEVERS for HBO. Previous credits include: EMMERDALE for ITV, BAFTA winning short film HOME and commercials for HSBC and SKY.
JOSEPHINE PARTRIDGE recently appeared in HOUSEWIVES ON HOLIDAY a brand new comedy, which toured the UK! She filmed a new commercial for ASDA and played Jo in HORMONAL HOUSEWIVES which toured the UK and was produced by Red Productions.
TORI HARGREAVES has just appeared as Anna Watson in GIRL ON THE TRAIN Upstairs at the Gatehouse. She appeared in a short tour of THE GIN CHRONICLES as Dolly Leamington and played Marilyn Platt in SOHO CINDERS at Charing Cross Theatre over Christmas. Other credits include, Wendy in BOOM-BANG-A-BANG at Above The Stag Theatre and a workshop for an exciting new musical SHE LOVES YOU, music by Lennon/McCartney.
LOIS GLENISTER is currently appearing on the UK Tour of ZOG AND THE FLYING DOCTORS for Freckle Productions! Her first job after graduating from Mountview in 2019, was a commercial for HSBC!
GEORGINA PARKINSON recently returned to The London Palladium appearing in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT! She has been to Cyprus to play Jemima in CATS! and made her West End debut in JOSEPH at The London Palladium! Other credits include: BILLY ELLIOT UK Tour, SHREK UK Tour and SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS UK Tour.
HOLLY RICHARD SMITH recently appeared as Princess Jill in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. Previously she performed in the site specific production of SQUAD GOALS and had been due to perform at The Hope Mill Theatre in CINDERELLA before lockdown changed things!!
RACHEL SPURRELL recent credits include the West End productions of MARY POPPINS and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and the UK Tour of BILLY ELLIOT. Other credits include TITANIC at The Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto in TITANIC, MADE IN DAGENHAM at The Adelphi Theatre, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY & CANDIDE at The Menier Chocolate Factory, THE WIZARD OF OZ, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and HIGH SOCIETY.
ETHAN BRADSHAW Recent credits include BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the UK Tour's of SHREK and GHOST and the West End Productions of WAR OF THE WORLDS and LES MISERABLES.
NADIA EIDE appeared on THE VOICE in 2021, getting through to the Semi Finals on Team Will! She played the role of Mabel in PIRATES OF PENZANCE for the National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company. Previous credits include, Yum Yum in THE MIKADO, Lady Psyche in PRINCESS IDA and she was recently a contestant in the BBC's PITCH BATTLE.
SAMMY GRAHAM just appeared at Chipping Norton in RAPUNZEL. She played Lucy in THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHIT at The Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester. Previous credits include A workshop of THE HAPPY PRINCE at The Place Theatre, STRIKE UP THE BAND at Upstairs At The Gatehouse, ON THE TOWN at The Royal Albert Hall and IT'S ONLY LIFE at The Union Theatre.
ALEX MAY ROBERTS - Alex was cast as Val in Kay Mellor's FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL! Unfortunately, the show has been postponed until further notice.
REBECCA D'LACEY is currently touring with DEAR ZOO. Her first job upon graduation was a commercial for THE GREAT BRITISH BAKEOFF!
MARK TOWNSEND is sailing around the world, as a dancer on board Carnival Cruises! Previous credits include Cinderella in Eastbourne, SIX FIVE ROCK AND ROLL EXPRESS and GATSBY at The Union Theatre and MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET in Dubai.
STEPHANIE WEBBER appeared at The New Theatre in Cardiff last Christmas to play Scherazade in ALADDIN! Other credits include STEPPING OUT as Sylvia, TIGER BAY THE MUSICAL at the Wales Millennium Centre, LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE, UK Tour and the BBC's THE VOICE where she was a contestant with team Tom Jones! Previous Panto's with Qdos over the last couple of years include as SNOW WHITE and Mimi the Mermaid in PETER PAN.
ALEXANDER BARRIA appeared at THURSFORD last year, in their annual Christmas Spectacular! Other credits include: EVITA at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST at Charing Cross Theatre, CARMEN 1808 at The Union Theatre.
JOSHUA CROSSLEY played Dick in DICK WHITTINGTON last year in Boston! He recently returned from Europe where he was appearing in THE BEATLES: YELLOW SUBMARINE TOUR. This was Joshua's first credit since graduation from LSMT last year.
SERENA WEIR recently appeared on board Celebrity Cruises as a leading vocalist!