'Men Who Sleep In Cars' - BBC
Please watch Nick Haverson as 'Marley' in 'Men Who Sleep In Cars', Sunday 1st October, at 10pm on BBC4.
'Men Who Sleep In Cars' by poet Michael Symmons Roberts, follows three men in Manchester during one night in September.
Written entirely in verse, the film tells the poignant stories of Marley, Antonio and McCulloch. It is also a love song to a city - to Manchester, the backdrop to the film, whose familiar streets are difficult to leave for the departing Sarah, played by Maxine Peake
'Men Who Sleep In Cars' was produced and directed by Susan Roberts for the BBC and was commissioned by Mark Bell, Head of Arts Commissioning, BBC.
The Mousetrap - The St Martins Theatre, West End
Sherry Baines is about to start rehearsals for 'Mrs Boyle' in the hugely successful West End run of 'The Mousetrap'. 'The Mousetrap' is celebrating the 64th year of a record breaking run during which over 26,000 performances have been given. It is quite simply a great piece of theatrical history because of what it is, a whodunit written by the greatest crime writer of all time, Agatha Christie.
'Laika' - Unicorn Theatre
Anna Martine Freeman is currently rehearsing 'Laika' for the Unicorn Theatre. 'Laika' was a space dog who was the first living creature to orbit the Earth.
That was in 1957. Today it’s 2057, and Sami lives with his mum. She’s an astronaut and she understands that there could be a better future out in space. But Sami’s life is down here. So now they must face the prospect of letting go, saying goodbye and – just like Laika – head off into the unknown.
A moving sci-fi adventure, inventively and beautifully told using puppetry, movement and music.
Written and directed by by Bryony Hannah and Avye Levants.
'Philophobia' - Feature
Olen Gunn has just finished filming the supporting role of 'Devin' alongside Kate Isitt, in the new Guy Davies feature 'Philophobia'. Written by Guy Davies and Matthew Brawley. This coming of age film follows the story of a boy called 'Kai' and his friendship group during the last five days of school, during study leave before exams . 'Philophobia' will be released online and on Netflix next year.
'We're Still Here' - National Theatre Wales
Sion Tudor Owen will play 'Mark' in the National Theatre Of Wales' production of 'We're Still Here'.
Based on interviews with steelworkers, union representatives and the people of Port Talbot, 'We’re Still Here' is a site-specific performance. Dynamically staged in the disused Byass Works, it celebrates the unique spirit of the town. Six years after The Passion, 'We’re Still Here' marks National Theatre Wales’ return to Port Talbot, in co-production with Common Wealth. Created by Rachel Trezise and Common Wealth
'Beach Rats' - Feature
The new full trailer and poster for 'Beach Rats' starring Harris Dickinson has had its debut exclusively on Vulture, check out the article here. Opening in cinemas 25th August.
'Coriolanus' - RSC
Jackie Morrison is currently rehearsing the role of 'Sicinius Veletus' in 'Coriolanus' for the RSC. Director Angus Jackson, completes the RSC's collection of Shakespeare’s Roman plays with a visceral production which sees Sope Dirisu (One Night in Miami, Donmar Warehouse, 2016) take on the title role. The play will then transfer to the Barbican for a limited London Season from 6 - 18 November 2017.
Danny Boyle's 'Trust' - FX
Harris Dickinson is set to star as 'J. Paul Getty III', alongside Hilary Swank and Donald Sutherland in FX's 'Trust' a 10-episode limited series about the kidnapping of the Getty heir, directed by Danny Boyle.
Dickinson’s Getty III is Paul Getty’s idealistic yet rebellious teenage grandson, who increasingly feels the burden of his famous name. Sutherland plays J. Paul Getty, the great oil man and founder of the Getty family dynasty, and Swank plays J. Paul Getty III’s mother Gail Getty.
The first installment begins production in June in London and Rome ahead of its premiere on FX in January 2018.
'The Play That Goes Wrong' - West End
Leonard Cook plays 'Robert' in the Olivier award winning 'The Play that Goes Wrong' at the Duchess Theatre. Stumbling through their second catastrophic year, The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!
★★★★★ ‘At one point I feared I was going to hyperventilate’ Daily Mail
★★★★ ‘Boy does it hit the funny bone… genuinely hilarious’ Daily Telegraph
★★★★‘Immaculately staged… roused even a staid matinee audience to hysterics’The Times
'Darkest Minds' - Feature: Fox
Harris Dickinson has just finished filming a leading role opposite Amandla Stenberg in Fox’s upcoming adaptation of Alexandra Bracken’s popular young-adult novel series, 'Darkest Minds'. Harris will play 'Liam', who, along with Ruby Daly (Stenberg), develops superpowers after surviving a deadly pandemic that kills the vast majority of children in the country. Jennifer Yuh Nelson is directing the adaptation from a script penned by Chad Hodge, who also co-created and executive produces TNT’s 'Good Behaviour'.
'The Comedy About The Bank Robbery' - West End
Christopher Pizzey plays 'Officer Smitties' in the hit West End Comedy 'The Comedy About The Bank Robbery'. Mischief Theatre, the madcap team behind award-winning productions 'The Play That Goes Wrong' and 'Peter Pan Goes Wrong', present their latest West End smash hit. A priceless diamond has been entrusted to the city bank, but in a town where everyone’s a crook and even security guards can’t be trusted, what could possibly go wrong? Delivering swag loads of laughter, Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy.