RANJIT KRISHNAMMA (see actors) has been cast in Behind The Beautiful Forevers at the National Theatre. The play, adapted by David Hare from the book by Katherine Boo and set in the Mumbai slums, will be directed by Rufus Norris and runs from the 10th of November.
JESSICA BAGLOW (see actresses) has returned to the Octagon Theatre in Bolton to begin rehearsals for Early One Morning. This will be her fifth show at the theatre, which runs from the 9th of October until the 1st of November and will be directed by David Thacker.
SIMON CARROLL-JONES (see actors) will soon be performing in The Situation Room at the Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter. This interactive theatre piece set in the Cold War invites the audience to decide the fate of a fictional Middle Eastern state, led either by a representative of the US or the USSR. The play runs from the 9th to 20th of September.
PEPTER LUNKUSE (see actresses) has started rehearsals for The Vertical Hour at the Park Theatre. The play by David Hare premiered on Broadway in 2006 and its UK premier at the Royal Court in 2008 became the fastest selling new play in the theatre's history. This production will be directed by Nigel Douglas and runs from the 23rd of September until the 26th of October.
SALLY SCOTT (see actresses) is in rehearsals for the role of Rosalind in As You Like It at the Southwark Playhouse. Derek Bond directs the production which will run from the 18th of September until the 18th of October.
KIRSTY OSWALD (see actresses) has been cast as Desdemona in Frantic Assembly's Othello. The contemporary production, which was first staged in 2008, is a co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth where it opens before heading on tour. The show will also have a four week run at the Lyric Hammersmith from January.
DANNY HORN (see actors) is about to play the character Pete Marsh in an episode of the ever popular Newcastle based series Vera. The story is being directed by Stuart Svaasand with Margaret Mitchell producing.
SEAN KINGSLEY (see actors) is now in rehearsals for the UK Tour of Jersey Boys. He will be playing mafioso Gyp Decarlo in the hugely popular musical which follows the story of 60s rock and roll group The Four Seasons. The tour opens at the Palace Theatre, Manchester on the 4th of September.
WILL BARTON (see actors) has begun working on Toast at the Park Theatre, which will run from the 27th of August until the 21st of September. The play by Richard Bean is inspired by his experiences of working at a bread factory as a teenager and will star Matthew Kelly and Simon Greenall with Eleanor Rhode directing.
SIMON CARROLL-JONES (see actors) is currently rehearsing for Therese Raquin at Theatre Royal Bath. The novel by Émile Zola has been adapted by Helen Edmundson, is directed by Jonathan Mumby and runs at Bath for three weeks from the 28th of July before heading on tour until the 30th of August.