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Marcus Griffiths nominated for 2016 Ian Charleson Awards

Marcus Griffiths

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.

Sean Kingsley in London Road

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 in Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour on tour

Melissa Allan

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.