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Alumni News


Lowenna Melrose (2012) recently played Norma in 'Kenny Morgan' at the Arcola Theatre.

Congratulations to Graeme Hawley for his performance in 'National Treasure'. Graeme is currently playing Joe in 'Jumpers For Goalposts' at Oldham Coliseum.

Catriona McFarlane (2016) plays the Adoption Officer in BBC Radio's 'Journey to Pakistan'.

Manchester School of Theatre would like to congratulate our alumni Julie Walters on a superb and mesmerising performance in ‘National Treasure’ currently on Channel 4.

Fresh from her stunning performance in 'The Maids' at Trafalgar Studios watch out for Zawe Ashton (2006) who will shortly be seen in Tom Ford’s 'Nocturnal Animals'.

Elliot Knight (2011) will shortly be appearing as Brady Ross in new 13-part series 'American Gothic' for CBS Television.

John Bradley-West (2010) will be appearing as Scooter in Patient Zero, currently in post production.

Congratulations to Laura Harding (2008) for her role as Hippolyta in 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' at the RSC and to both Laura and Neal Craig (2008) who are appearing in Lost Lending Library for PunchDrunk

Helen Aluko (2012) is currently appearing in Harry Potter The Play

Sam Lupton (2011) is on tour playing Seymour in 'Little Shop of Horrors'

Congratulations to Amy Cameron (2012) for her role as Esther O’Leary in 'Homefront' on BBC Radio 4.

Congratulations to Alice Proctor (2015) for her role in 'The Kitchen Sink' at the New Vic Theatre

Catriona McFarlane (2016) played Heidi O'Neill in the BBC Radio 3 production 'Sound Frontiers: The Present Experiment' celebrating 70 years of the third programme.

Annie Wallace (2004) has joined Hollyoaks as a regular cast member playing Headteacher Sally St Claire.

Kate Dobson (2012) is currently in rehearsals for 'The Funfair' by Simon Stephens at HOME. Kate is playing Maria.

George Bukhari (2011) can be seen on TV in 'Ordinary Lives' playing Jason. Before that George was in Russell T Davies 'Banana' playing Jonjo and in 'Happy Valley'.

Zora Bishop (2011) is about to play Martin Freeman's Wife in 'The Eichmann Show' for the BBC.

Elliot Knight (2011) has just finished filming 'Take Down' as well as an untitled Richard LaGravenese project with Rufus Sewell and Katie Holmes.

Victoria Bewick (2010) has been playing Mayella Ewell in To Kill A Mockingbird at Regent's Park.

Séan Aydon (2012) is currently appearing as Tucky in 'Friend or Foe' by Michael Morpurgo at The Mercury Theatre.

Katie Norris (2012) is in rep at the Theatre by the Lake in 'Comedy of Errors' 'Dracula' and 'Rookery Nook'.

Kate Dobson (2012) will soon be appearing alongside Michael Palin and Mark Addy in a BBC drama 'Remember me' and Sky comedy 'Give out Girls'.

Helen Aluko (2012) is appearing at Stratford East in 'Beauty and the Beast' as Belle as their Christmas show.

Laura Mould (2012) played Jane Henshaw in 'Coronation Street', Caitlin in 'The Lives and Loves of Vera Dymond' 24:7 Festival and is currently playing Sharon, Michelle and Job Club Employee in the UK Tour of 'The Full Monty'.

Neal Craig (2008) will be appearing as Claudius in Hamlet at The Watermill Newbury. Recently Neal played Katherine in Henry V for Propeller and was directed by Tom Morris in Swallows and Amazons.

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