Impact of COVID-19 has seen freelancers developing new skills and support networks
Drama lecturer Dr Joshua Edelman part of team investigating effects on UK theatre
Congratulations to John Bradley (2010) who will be starring in upcoming Feature Film 'Moonfall' starring Halle Berry and Patrick Wilson and in 'Marry Me', starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Lopez. John also stars in awardwinning HBO series 'Game of Thrones', where he plays series regular Samwell Tarly.
Elliot Knight (2011) can be seen in TV Movie 'Happy Accident' starring Vanessa Williams, directed by Kat Coiro. Elliot also stars in Feature Film 'Color Out of Space' starring Nicolas Cage, playing the role of Bret and appears also as Aiden Walker in award winning series 'How To Get Away With Murder', starring Viola Davis.
Congratulations to Assad Zaman (2013) who is currently playing Florizel in 'A Winters Tale' directed by Erica Whyman alongside Pericles, for director Blanche McIntyre in the current RSC Season at Stratford-Upon-Avon. Both productions can be seen later in the year at the Barbican in London. Assad features also as Asif in award winning BBC/ Amazon Prime Drama 'Small Axe', starring John Boyega
Sam Coulson (2012) will be appearing in upcoming feature film 'Without Remorse', starring Michael B. Jordan. Sam can also be seen in 'Holmes', starring Sir Ian Mckellen and in 'The Huntsman: Winters War', starring Chris Hemsworth.
Alice May Feetham (2014) will be appearing as Beth in feature film 'Boiling Point', starring Stephen Grahame and Jason Flemyng, which will be released later this year. Alice also stars as Bernie in SkyTV Series 'Save me', starring Suranne Jones and Lennie James.
Congratulations to Hugh O'Shea (2008) who is currently working as a dialect coach on upcoming drama 'The Moderator' and on Netflix series 'The Witcher'. Hugh recently worked also on 'His Dark Materials' and 'Pennyworth', among many other credible projects.
Congratulations to Caitlin Drabble (2014) who will be appearing as Carly in Season 3 of 'Sex Education'. You can also see Caitlin as Margaret Fairfax in 'Miss Scarlett and the Duke' starring Kate Phillips on SkyTV/Amazon Prime.
Nathan McMullen (2009) recently featured in horror film 'Rose' starring Sophie Rundle, which will premier at this years BFI London Film Festival.
Congratulations to Omar Malik (2012) who can be seen in 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' directed by Louis Leterrier. Omar can also be seen featuring alongside Karla Crome in short film 'Nobodys Darling', playing the role of The One.
Shaun Mckee (2008) can be seen in upcoming feature film 'The King's Man' starring Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton and Matthew Goode, directed by Matthew Vaughn. Shaun also features in 'Doolittle', directed by Stephen Gaghan, starring Robert Downey Jr and Antonio Banderas.
Socially distanced or online, theatres are determined to carry on the Christmas tradition
Manchester Metropolitan and Morgan Sindall Construction receive accolades
BA (Hons) Acting students will perform in three virtual productions in November and December.
Dr Joshua Edelman leads research into how COVID-19 has affected services, weddings and funerals
Elisabeth Ingram Wallace and David Calder win award that honours much-loved Manchester critic
Drama lecturer Dr Joshua Edelman on team assessing hard-hit sector
Insight from Manchester School of Theatre experts on how the industry is responding to the crisis
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