JULIE TEAL (see actresses) is now in rehearsals for Lady Anna: All At Sea at the Park Theatre. The play runs from 19 August to 19 September and is directed by Colin Blumenau, who Julie previously worked with on Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds' production of Mansfield Park.
SEAN KEARNS (see actors) will be joining the cast of long-running West End show Wicked from September. He'll be taking over the role of Doctor Dillamond in the show which is in its ninth year playing at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Having finished filming in Prague on The Musketeers, ROSS O'HENNESSY (see actors) is back in his native South Wales playing the recurring part of Locke in The Bastard Executioner. Kurt Sutter (Sons Of Anarchy) is the showrunner for this new Fox TV series, set in the Middle Ages.
SIMON CARROLL-JONES (see actors) will be performing in theatre company Moving Dust's production of This Much (Or An Act Of Violence Towards The Institution Of Marriage) at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The play was written by John Fitzpatrick as part of the Royal Court Writer's Programme and is a performance about how we define relationships; through objects, clothes, traditions and other people. It previews at the Ovalhouse in London on 31 July and 1 August before playing in Edinburgh on 7-31 August, at 19:45 daily at ZOO.
MELISSA ALLAN (see actresses) has started working on the National Theatre of Scotland's production of Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour, an adaptation of Alan Warner's novel The Sopranos. Adapted by Lee Hall and directed by Vicky Featherstone, the show opens at the Edinburgh Festival on 18 August, tours Scotland and then plays at the Live Theatre, Newcastle in October.
ROSEANNA FRASCONA (see actresses) will be perfoming in Nahda at the Bush Theatre on 15 to 18 July. Sevan K. Greene's Nahda: four visions of an Arab awakening will be comprised of four short plays which tell stories of the confusion of second generation children of refugees, the conflicted fate of British-Muslim soldiers, the West's obsession with food fetishism and consumerism, and five generations of Arab Spring women using social media for political agency.