THE LION KING

Gary Jordan is Zazu/cover Scar in The Lion King (West End) and Richard Hurst plays Scar in the UK tour.

ALADDIN

Antony Hewitt is Ensemble / 1st Aladdin in the West End cast of Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre.

TRUST ME

Atta Yaqub and Kenny Blyth are in new BBC drama Trust Me which will air from 8th August.

DON’T FORGET THE DRIVER

Jo Eaton-Kent will be playing series regular Brad in Toby Jones’ new series Don’t Forget The Driver for BBC Two

PENNY ON M.A.R.S.

Luke Walsh appears as series regular Mike Weber in Season 1 of Penny on M.A.R.S for Disney Italia

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL

Karis Anderson plays Diana Ross and Matt Mills joins the ensemble for the UK tour of Motown

CURTAINS

Minal Patel will be playing Johnny Harmon in the UK tour of Curtains

LINE OF DUTY

Alastair Natkiel will be joining the cast for the new series of Line of Duty

THE CAPTURE

Rebecca Scott and Alex Hughes appear in The Capture now showing on BBC One

OUTLAW KING

Gerry Lynch will be appearing in the feature film OUTLAW KING produced by Sigma Films and Anonymous Content for Netflix

A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED

Jenny Funnell will be playing the role of Dora Bunner and Cara Chase will be playing the role of Clara Swettenham/Cover Miss Marple in the UK tour of A Murder is Announced

AMELIE

Kate Robson-Stuart plays the role of Suzanne in the Watermill and UK tour of Amelie

COUNSEL

Adam Gillian plays the leading role of Gareth in Counsel for BBC Northern Ireland

OUTLANDER

David Goodall is Foreman and Eric Robertson is Merchant in Outlander.

COME FROM AWAY

Jennifer Tierney is part of the company of the Olivier nominated Come From Away

THE OTHER ONE

Clare Cameron and John Tueart are filming roles on the new series of The Other One

KISS ME KATE

Dan De Cruz is appearing in Kiss Me Kate at the Watermill Theatre

SIX

Vicki Manser appears as alternate Anne Boleyn and Anne of Cleves in the West End, Jennifer Caldwell is alternate Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard in the UK tour and Arlene McNaught is Associate Musical Director on Six

HANDBAGGED

Paul Mundell is appearing in Handbagged at the New Vic Theatre

THE BODYGUARD

Gary Turner will be playing Sy Spector and Phil Atkinson will be playing The Stalker in The Bodyguard UK tour

HOLBY CITY

Jane Crawshaw will be playing the guest lead role of Abigail Robins in Holby City

QUEEN OF THE MIST

Andrew Carter is appearing in the run of Queen of the Mist at Charing Cross Theatre

PETER GYNT

Lauren Ellis-Steele will be appearing in Peter Gynt at The National Theatre

HOLLYOAKS

Amy Conachan and Rory Douglas-Speed as regulars Courtney Campbell and Joel Dexter in Hollyoaks. Jenny Lee appeared as regular Granny Campbell and John Tueart is soon to film a new role.

ANNIE

Gary Davis is FRD, Ltd Ward and cover Warbucks in the UK tour of ANNIE with Andrew Griffith as Assistant MD/Keys

BULLETPROOF

Annabel Grace appears in Series 2 of Bulletproof for Sky One

CALENDAR GIRLS

Sarah Jane Buckley will be playing Annie in the Calendar Girls (UK Tour)

ROCKY HORROR

Kristian Lavercombe reprises the role of Riff Raff in the UK Tour of The Rocky Horror Show and will head out to South Africa to continue in the role

SCHOOL OF ROCK

Alex Tomkins is 1st Cover Dewey Finn in the West End company of School of Rock and Richard Morse as 2nd Cover Ned Schneebly.

MOLLY AND MACK

Danielle Jam will be playing Daisy in the new CBBC Family Drama Molly and Mack

LOCAL HERO

Suzie McAdam joins the cast of Local Hero at the Lyceum in Edinburgh

FAME

Alexander Zane makes his stage debut in the UK tour of FAME

VICTORIA

John Tueart is currently filming Series 3 of Victoria for ITV

QUEENS

Rebecca Scott is series lead Queen Elizabeth I in new 9 part period drama Queens (Reinas: Virgen y Martir) now showing on Amazon Prime in the US and Spain.

HURRICANE

Emily Wyatt appears as Kate in Hurricane for Stray Dog films

BILLIONAIRE BOY

Matthew Gordon is playing the titular character in the UK tour of the Billionaire Boy

TOAST

Katy Federman plays the role of Mum in the UK tour of Toast

THE CHOIR OF MAN

Aidan Banyard, Denis Grindel and Andrew Carter are appearing in the US tour of The Choir of Man

MR JONES

Cara Chase plays the role of Cerridwen in MR JONES

BARD IN THE BOTANICS

Alan Mirren, Robert Elkin, Stephen Aarden and Lynsey Anne-Moffat are all appearing in the Bard in the Botanics ‘Muse of Fire’ season

THE RELUCTANT LANDLORD

Miles Yekinni will be appearing in Romesh Ranganathan’s Sky One series The Reluctant Landlord

KRYPTON

Miles Yekinni will be appearing in the new series KRYPTON for Syfy

MOULIN ROUGE

Harry Lydon will be joining the world famous Moulin Rouge company this spring

MURDER MAPS

Lynsey Beauchamp recently filmed the role of Bridget Manuel in Murder Maps Season 4

MAMMA MIA

Matt Kennedy and Emma Odell are appearing in the UK tour of Mamma Mia

LE MONDE OU RIEN

Gabby Rose has just finished filming the role of Brittany in Le Monde Our Rien, directed by Romain Gavras.

CLINK

Lynn Kennedy is playing series regular Kelso in Clink for Channel 5

RIVER CITY

Leah MacRae plays regular Ellie in River City and Gayle Telfer Stevens plays the regular role of Caitlin McLean. Gerry Lynch appears in the role of Sneddon and Pamela Byrne played the regular role of Hayley. Atta Yaqub, Brian James Leys and Natalie Arle-Toyne have all appeared in guest roles.

FIRST AND ONLY

Patricia Panther & Kenny Blyth will be filming the feature First and Only.

EMMERDALE

Clare Cameron, Atta Yaqub, Emma Keele, Hadley Smith and Paul Stonehouse have all recently filmed guest roles on the show.

TOMMY’S HONOUR

Jim Sweeney, Kenny Blyth and Eric Robertson have filmed roles in new feature film Tommy’s Honour

OTHER NEWS

FILM:  Lynsey Beauchamp (Hester) in Rachel and the Wulf; Axel Nu and Shahnewaz Jake are filming short film White Girl directed by Nadia Latif; Marnie Baumer is Victoria in short film Confession

TELEVISION: David Goodall is playing Bob in TV series Killer Beside Me

COMMERCIALS:  Miles Yekinni (Cass); Duncan Burt (Clearasil); Rebecca Scott (Motokiki); Emma Keele (Cancer Research); Dru Jones (McDonald’s); Ryan Cloud (Pokerstars)

CRUISES:  Oliver Brooks will be appearing as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray for RCCL; Chloe Burton is appearing as Patty and Liam Morris will be appearing as Sonny in Grease for RCCL; Lewis Kelly is lead vocalist for Celebrity Cruises; is Danny Emmerson Ducasse is lead vocalist for P&O; Emma Louise Swallow is lead vocalist and Sophie Alexandra, Katerina Shadbolt and Lara Rivers are dancers for Carnival Cruises; Kieran Sinclair is joining Headliners for P&O; Andrew Jones Thompson confirmed as lead vocalist for Holland America Cruise lines; Grace Usher is a featured dancer for Aida Cruises; JP Birss is 1st cover Sam/Bill/Harry in Mamma Mia for RCCL; Lewis Kelly is production vocalist on Celebrity Constellation; Jennifer Neil will be playing Miss Lynch in Grease for RCCL; Emily-Jade Littlechild is a dancer for Celebrity Cruises; Matthew McCabe is appearing with The Magnets

AUDIO BOOKS: Sam Dastor recorded the audio books for Craters Edge and We That Are Young

RADIO: Humaira Iqbal recently recorded Fighting for Psychiatry on BBC Radio 4 for iPM; Cara Chase recently recorded Torchwood: Dead Beat Escape, playing the roles of Grace/Sink, Receptionist and Operator for Big Finish Productions.

PANTOMIME AND FAMILY SHOWS:  Jamie Steen is currently playing the Dame in pantomime at Butlin’s Skegness and Minehead; Rachel Jones will be appearing in Mickey’s Big Band at Disneyland Paris