We are thrilled that CLAUDIA GRANT has been announced as part of the cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child which is arriving at the West End's Palace Theatre this summer. The new episode in the Harry Potter story joins Harry nineteen years on from the seventh book to find him with a wife and three children and a job at the Ministry of Magic. Previews begin on 7 June with the opening night on 30 July.
ELEN PIERCE LEWIS will be cutting the first episodes of Jamestown, a major new serial from Carnival. The eight parter shoots in Hungary and is directed by John Alexander with Sue De Beauvoir producing.
Congratulations to JESSICA BAGLOW who was part of the cast which was awarded Best Ensemble at the Manchester Theatre Awards for their performance in Noises Off at the Octagon Theatre.
Jessica can be seen in Pericles at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe until 22 April. Dominic Dromgoole is directing her in the role of Marina in one of his last productions as the Globe's Artistic Director. Jessica is also appearing there in The Winter's Tale as Emilia and Mospa until 22 April, directed by Michael Longhurst.
Top production designer WILL HUGHES-HONES has recently started working on The White Princess, the follow up to the historical drama The White Queen. The eight episode series, shooting in Bristol, is being produced by Company Pictures with Jamie Payne in the director's chair.
JASPER JACOB has just finished shooting Harley and the Davidsons, a new three part series for the Discovery Channel. The show traces the story of the creation of the Harley Davidson motorcycle company in the early part of the twentieth century and is filming in Bucharest with director Ciaran Donnelly.
Editor MATTHEW TABERN is working with director Nick Rowland on the latest season of Ripper Street. The fifth series is again being shot in Dublin for Tiger Aspect with Joe Donaldson producing.
WILL BARTON is working on Snapdragon Production's tour of Toast by Richard Bean. The play is touring the UK before playing at 59E59 Theatres in New York as part of the Brits Off Broadway season. Will also appeared in the production when it first ran at the Park Theatre in 2014.
PHILIP KLOSS is editing a gripping relationship drama set in the world of fashion in 1947 Paris. The Collection's eight episodes are for Amazon UK, France TV and BBC Worldwide with Dearbhla Walsh directing the first block. It is written and created by Oliver Goldstick, the writer and executive producer of Pretty Little Liars, Lipstick Jungle and Ugly Betty.
Editor MIKE PHILLIPS is cutting the second series of the BBC's Poldark, reuniting him with director Richard Senior. The first series was very well received and this year the producer is Margaret Mitchell for Mammoth Screen.
PEPTER LUNKUSE is now working on King Lear for Manchester Royal Exchange, Birmingham Rep and Talawa Theatre Company. Michael Buffong is directing her in the role of Cordelia alongside Don Warrington in the title role.
NICHOLAS GERARD-MARTIN is currently touring abroad with the Royal Shakespeare Company's King & Country season, which comprises productions of Henry V, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 and Richard II. The tour has visited Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong and has now reached New York's BAM.
Editor STEVE SINGLETON is cutting the third series of The Fall. He won a BAFTA for Best Editing on the first series and was nominated again last year. The series stars Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan and shoots in Belfast.
MARCUS GRIFFITHS is working on a season of plays with the Royal Shakespeare Company which will includes Hamlet, Cymbeline and King Lear. The plays are running in Stratford-upon-Avon with Hamlet opening the season on 22 March. Cymbeline and King Lear will also get a London run when they transfer to the Barbican in November.