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Dylan Brady

Dylan Brady (2019) is currently filming in THE DIPLOMAT (World Productions / Alibi) in Barcelona playing Carl. He recently finished RALPH AND KATIE (BBC 1) playing Danny and his episode of THE FUCKIT BUCKET (Netflix) is currently shooting in London.

Manchester School of Theatre's recent production of Linda was was the jury's selection at the Encounter Festival in the Czech Republic in March 2022, where Frankie Lipman was winner of the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts’ Marta Award for Outstanding Actress of the Festival.

Research project Freelancers in the Dark has investigated the impact of the pandemic on freelance creatives in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Findings will help inform positive changes to the theatre industry

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The new home for Arts and Humanities is in the running for the 2022 RIBA North West Award

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Mother Courage is first chance for public to see inside 180-seater theatre auditorium

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Gina Jamieson

Gina Jamieson (2020) is playing Bobby in THE RAILWAY CHILDREN (directed by Hull Truck Artistic Director, Mark Babych).

Graeme Hawley (1996) will be appearing in ITV's new detective drama RIDLEY.

Amelia Isaac Jones

Amelia Isaac Jones (2021) is playing Corbie in THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART at the Manchester Royal Exchange.

Zora Bishop

Zora Bishop (2011) has recently been seen as Nasrin in ANGELA BLACK and as Sabeen Habeeb in CORONATION STREET.

Sam Black

Sam Black (2019) will be appearing as Randall in the new EXPENDABLES 4 film, directed by Scott Waugh. Sam will also returning to CYRANO DE BERGERAC at the Harold Pinter Theatre in January 2022. The show will then run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York.

Ashley Gerlach

Ashley Gerlach (2009) has recently been playing Pete in Hope Theatre's production of FEVER PITCH. He has also been cast in the new tour of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME. The show opens 20 November at the Troubodor Theatre, Wembley Park prior to embarking on a national tour.

Helen Aluko

Helen Aluko (2012) is appearing as Christine Dakers in DALGLEISH (New Pictures / Channel 5).

Zawe Ashton (2006) can be seen as Oona in THE HANDMAID'S TALE (MGM), Julia in MR MALCOLM'S LIST (Dreamscape) and in THE MARVELS (Marvel Studios).

Sarah Amankwah

Sarah Amankwah (2008) can soon be seen in Paramount's new DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS film and a new SciFi drama for the BBC.

Zora Bishop

Zora Bishop (2011) is playing Sabeen Habeeb in CORONATION STREET (ITV) and also appeared as Nasrin in ANGELA BLACK (ITV).

John Bradley

Most recently John Bradley (2010) has played Colin Calloway in MARRY ME (Universal Pictures) with Owen Wilson and Sarah Silverman, also KC Houseman in MOONFALL (Centropolis) with Halle Berry and Donald Sutherland.

Dylan Brady

Dylan Brady (2019) is appearing as Sam in Netflix's THE A LIST .

Oliver Devoti

Oliver Devoti (2011) has recently appeared as Sam in LILY (Fenrir Films) and John Lyons in DIXIES (New Hart Films).

Caitlin Drabble

Caitlin Drabble (2014) is appearing as Rochelle Reigner in CASUALTY (BBC) and Carly in SEX EDUCATION 3 (Eleven Films/Netflix).

Alice May Feetham

Alice May Feetham (2014) has recently appeared as Deborah in I AM (Channel 4) with Gemma Chan and Vicky McClure and as Beth in BOILING POINT (Ascendant Films) with Stephen Graham.

Laura Ferries

Laura Ferries (2016) can be seen playing Lucy in SUMMIT FEVER (Head Gear Films)

Zak Ford-Williams

Zak Ford-Williams (2020) is appearing as Tyler in Sky's WOLFE with Babou Ceesay and is playing Young Jacob Marley and Tiny Tim in The Nottingham Playhouse's upcoming production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, which will also be moving to London in December.

Gina Fillingham

Gina Fillingham (2016) has recently appeared as Emie Hamzel in DOCTORS (BBC), Susan in season three of THE BAY (ITV) and Carol Baker in TOO CLOSE (Snowed-in Productions)

Graeme Hawley has recently played Graham in FINDING ALICE (ITV), Alan Bull in THE MALLORCA FILES (BBC), Tricky in STEPHEN (ITV) and Peter Hollins in LEATHERBIRD (Bright Pictures)

Elliot Knight

Elliot Knight (2011) will be appearing as Rizal in the film JUMP OUT from Silent D Pictures.

Alexa Morden

Alexa Morden (2013) is playing Margaret in THE WAR BELOW, a film from Vital Pictures.

Yasmin Mwanza

Yasmin Mwanza (2017) will be appearing as Fidda in Enlightened Kingdom's THE LADY OF HEAVEN, a historical drama film directed by Eli King. She has also recently appeared as Georgina Lawrence in ITV's STEPHEN.

Ntombizodwa Ndlovu

Ntombizodwa Ndlovu (2021) is playing Camae in THE MOUNTAINTOP by Katori Hall, directed by Artistic Director Roy Alexander Weise at the Manchester Royal Exchange.

Jordan Turk

Jordan Turk (2014) is appearing as Belgae in Sky's BRITTANIA.

Assad Zaman

Assad Zaman (2013) is appearing as Anish Sengupta in HOTEL PORTOFINO with Anna Chancellor, an Eagle Eye Drama for PBS/ITV1.

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New research is most detailed study of religious life during the pandemic

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Impact of COVID-19 has seen freelancers developing new skills and support networks

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Congratulations to final year student Ntombizodwa Ndlovu who will be appearing in Some People Feel The Rain by Kieran Knowles at the Den Festival in Leigh.

Tommy Garside

Tommy Garside (2020) has just finished playing Daniel Banks in Father Brown, directed by John Maidens for the BBC.

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Drama lecturer Dr Joshua Edelman part of team investigating effects on UK theatre

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COVID-19 is affecting this year's traditional panto season

Socially distanced or online, theatres are determined to carry on the Christmas tradition

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The new building as seen from All Saints Park

Manchester Metropolitan and Morgan Sindall Construction receive accolades

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