Lois Meleri-Jones shooting Craith

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LOIS MELERI-JONES is currently working on the dual language (Welsh/English) series Craith (or in English, Hidden). She will appear in six episodes of the series playing the role of Lowri. The thriller is being filmed in North Wales and Cardiff and is being directed by Gareth Bryn for Fiction Factory who produced the successful detective series Hinterland.

John Omole in #Hashtag Lightie at the Arcola

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JOHN OMOLE is returning to the Arcola to reprise his role in #Hashtag Lightie between 14 November and 2 December following its sell out run earlier this year. Directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair and written by Lynette Linton, the play is a heartwarming and hilarious exploration of the conflicting ideas of what it means to be mixed race in Britain today.

Colin Ryan in The Secret Theatre at Shakespeare's Globe

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COLIN RYAN is currently in rehearsals for The Secret Theatre by Anders Lustgarten which will run at the Sam Wanamaker Theatre at Shakespeare's Globe from 16 November to 16 December. Directed by Matthew Dunster, the play centres on spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham and the surveillance network he ran from the heart of Elizabeth I's court.

Patrick Romer in the RSC's Imperium

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PATRICK ROMER is now in rehearsals for the RSC's Imperium: The Cicero Plays, Mike Poulter's new version of Robert Harris' bestselling Cicero series. The event will be staged as six plays in two performances and will be directed by Gregory Doran. Imperium Part I: Conspirator will run from 16 November to 10 February and Imperium Part II: Dictator will run from 23 November to 10 February. 

Adrian Irvine shooting Vera and rehearsing for Pride and Prejudice at Nottingham Playhouse

Having just shot an episode of the long running series Vera in Newcastle, ADRIAN IRVINE is now in rehearsals for Pride and Prejudice which will run at Nottingham Playhouse from 15 to 30 September and York Theatre Royal from 4 to 14 October. The new comic adaptation by stand-up comedian Sara Pascoe will be directed by Susannah Tresilian with original music by Emmy the Great.

Solomon Israel in Kingdom Come at the RSC

SOLOMON ISRAEL is currently in rehearsals for Kingdom Come which will run from 7 to 30 September as part of the RSC's Mischief Festival at the Other Place. The piece will be devised in a collaboration between the cast and creators Gemma Brockis and Wendy Hubbard, and will be set in 1640 on the brink of civil war.

Sean Kingsley in Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

SEAN KINGSLEY is currently rehearsing for Jesus Christ Superstar which returns to Regent's Park Open Air Theatre this summer following a sell-out run last year which earned the production an Oliver Award for Best Musical Revival. He will again be playing Annas in the show which will run from 11 August to 23 September.