NICHOLAS GERARD-MARTIN is returning to the cast of Amadeus which will run at the National Theatre from 11 January following a sell out run in 2016 and 2017. Michael Longhurst's acclaimed production will again star Lucian Msamati and Adam Gillen.
We're thrilled that MARCUS GRIFFITHS has been nominated for the Ian Charleson Awards for his performance as Laertes in Hamlet at the RSC. The Awards, which are presented by the Sunday Times and National Theatre, reward the best classical performances by actors under the age of 30. The winners will be announced in a ceremony at the National Theatre on Monday 5 June.
Look out for SEAN KINGSLEY playing Alan in the musical film London Road which can be seen on BBC iPlayer at present. The film is based on the National Theatre production which was also directed by Rufus Norris. Playwright Alecky Blythe worked with composer Adam Cork after recording interviews with residents of Ipswich who had been affected by a series of murders in 2006.
MELISSA ALLAN is about to head back on tour with the National Theatre of Scotland's production of Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour. Adapted from Alan Warner's novel The Sopranos, the show was a huge success at last year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It opens at Brighton Theatre Royal on 18 May before touring, and will run at the National Theatre of Great Britain through August and September.
We're thrilled that GINA ISAAC is to join the cast of the new UK tour of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time as Judy, a leading role. The tour of the hit West End show begins at the Lowry, Salford on 18 December.
RANJIT KRISHNAMMA 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 10 November.