Local members' News & Shows
This is where we post news about what our local members are up to ... professionally!
If you want to publicise a show, a gig or a TV appearance get in touch and we'll post details
Committee member and branch treasurer, FRANCES CUKA, will be appearing in the new series of Friday Night Dinner starting on Channel 4 very soon ...on Friday nights, would you believe?
MANDY FENTON has been awarded the Writers' Guild Theatre Encouragement Of New Writing Award 2013 for Equal Writes. http://www.writersguild.org.uk/news-a-features/theatre/476-theatre-encouragement-awards-2013
JOHN GILLETT a long-standing member of the N & E London General Branch, a frequent committee member and Chair and activist of at least four decades has published two books on Acting and Voice.
There is a Members' Offer for these books and the information and discount code are below.
The books, published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama in January 2014 (Voice into Acting) and in February 2014 (Acting Stanislavski), retail at £16.99. For Equity members the price is £13.50.
To order online, go to www.bloomsbury.com and quote the offer code GLR 9RG
ALFRED HOFFMAN can now be seen in a 20 min. film The Last Book Shop. Go to www.thelastbookshop.co.uk or YouTube. The Producers would like to get as many hits as possible. Feedback welcome on Facebook etc. So everyone please get clicking
JAMIE NEWALL is just about to record a new 4 part Dr Who adventure with Tom Baker & Louise Jameson for Big Finish productions. Jamie starts rehearsals in June with the RSC for the Stratford Autumn Season of Love's Labours Lost, Much Ado About Nothing (re-titled Love's Labours Won) & The Christmas Truce.
A documentary by branch member ANN THEATO, "Life At Death's Door", co-written with Steve Spence and starring Brian Blessed, has won BEST DOCUMENTARY in the British Public Radio Awards.
ALINE WAITES is in the process of editing a novel, to be called A Thing Called Joe; it's not specifically about theatre, but actors and musicians are involved! More details to follow.