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FITZROVIA RADIO HOUR
Alix Dunmore stars in The Fitzrovia Radio Hour at The Vaults Theatre with their rip-roaring rendition of A Christmas Carol. The Dickens classic is reimagined as a live 1940s-style studio recording and will run from the 6th to the 31st of December! Please contact Michael, Lucy or Belzy for tickets! View profile >
NEW SERIES OF CLASS DISMISSED ON CBBC
On Monday the 5th of December at 7.45am on the CBBC Channel and then every weekday at the same time catch the brand new series of Class Dismissed with plenty of fun and mischief at Dockbridge High School, starring Sam Battersea and Richard David Caine! View profile >
DAVES JOHNS WINS BEST ACTOR AT THE BIFAS
Dave Johns has won Best Actor at the British Independent Film Awards for his title role in I, Daniel Blake. The Palme D'Or winning film directed by Ken Loach also saw Hayley Squires win Most Promising Newcomer at the December 4th ceremony View profile >
ONCE IN A LIFETIME
Daniel Abelson joins a stellar cast at The Young Vic in this brilliant comedy. He plays Laurence Vale and the run goes until Jan. 14th. Harry Enfield makes his stage debut in this classic Broadway comedy, directed by the remarkable Richard Jones. Click here for more info. View >
RUDOLF AT THE WEST YORKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE
“All Rudolf has ever wanted to do is to pull Santa’s sleigh. But only the best reindeer get to do that. And the best reindeer don’t have red noses.” Peter Hobday plays Rudolf in this wonderful, festive family production at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. It runs until the new year and is a must see for any young theatre lovers! View >
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Will Simple Simon work out which end of the cow to milk?? Joe Tracini joins the classic family pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk at Central Theatre, Chatham from the 8th to the 31st of December...Please let Michael or Belzy know if you would like to see this joyous panto ! View >
LAST IN THE SERIES OF JOSIE LONG'S SHORT CUTS
At 4pm on Monday 5th of December, tune in to BBC Radio 4 for episode 8 of Josie Long's Short Cuts as she muses on a different subject each week. This week Josie takes a look at 'The End of the Story' for the final episode of the series. To catch up on previous episodes Click Here View >
BRADLEY WALSH'S NEW ALBUM OUT NOW!
The brand new debut album Chasing Dreams is out now! With the title track co-written by Bradley and the album produced by Grammy award winner Steve Sidwell, Chasing Dreams is the perfect gift this Christmas. Buy on Amazon, itunes or download Here View >
POTTED POTTER
Brendan Murphy returns to the Olivier Award nominated Potted Potter, this year at the Panasonic Theatre in Toronto from the 15th Dec - 15th Jan 2017 “The single funniest thing I’ve seen in ages. You’re gonna love this show.” Toronto Star View >
THE FAIR INTELLECTUAL CLUB ON BBC RADIO 4
At 6.30pm on Thursday December 1st, tune in to BBC Radio 4 to hear the fifth episode of The Fair Intellectual Club, a six part sitcom series written by Lucy Porter. This week a young painter named William Hogarth has been employed to paint Edinburgh Society beauty Ishbel. View >
DAVE JOHNS BAGS BEST ACTOR NOMINATION AT THE EVENING STANDARD BRITISH FILM AWARDS
The Evening Standard has released their shortlist for their British film awards and DAA's Dave Johns has scooped a nomination for Best Actor. Playing the titular role in I, Daniel Blake, Dave has received much praise for his hard hitting performance. The Palme D'Or winning film directed by Ken Loach is also up for Best Film, and Dave's co-star Hayley Squires is up for Best Actress. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 8th December. View >
NASHVILLE
Sam Palladio returns as singer songwriter Gunnar Scott for season 4 of NASHVILLE now screening on its new home in the UK, Sky Living. Filming for season 5 is already underway in Nashville. Thursdays 10pm View >
DAVE JOHNS NOMINATED FOR BEST ACTOR AT THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS
Dave Johns has scooped a Best Actor nomination at the European Film Awards for his titular role in I, Daniel Blake. The Palme D'Or winning film directed by Ken Loach is also up for Best Film The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 10th December. View >
FANTASTIC MR FOX
Greg Barnett will play the titular Fantastic Mr Fox in the exciting new Nuffield Theatre / Lyric Hammersmith co-production. Maria Aberg directs the Roald Dahl adaptation, which is set to open in Southampton this week & tour the UK in 2017. View >
ALEXANDRA EVANS IN THE CORONER
Wednesday's episode of The Coroner features Alexandra Evans as Young Antonia. The critically acclaimed daytime drama airs at 2:15pm on BBC1. View >
CHICAGO
‘THE MOST EXCITING MUSICAL OF ITS GENERATION’ The Times. Hayley Tamaddon stars as the enigmatic Roxie Hart in the internationally acclaimed Chicago. Also starring is the lovely Sophie Carmen Jones as Velma! The 5* production arrives in Sunderland this week. Please contact Michael or Craig to organise tickets View >
I, DANIEL BLAKE TOPS BIFA NOMINATIONS LIST
Ken Loach's Palme d'Or winning film I, Daniel Blake has had a total of seven nominations for the British Independent Film Awards, including two for lead actor Dave Johns. Dave has been nominated for Best Actor and Most Promising Newcomer! View >
HUMANS 2
The second series of Bafta winning HUMANS is underway on British screens. Sam Palladio stars alongside Gemma Chan as new series regular Ed. Just what is it that makes us Human? Produced by Kudos and cast by VHJ. Sundays at 9pm on Channel 4 View >
SERIES SIX OF TROLLIED!
It's brand new Trollied now in its sixth series! Episode 4 sees Dominic Coleman return as Neville in this cheery supermarket sitcom. Tune in at 9pm on Sky 1, Monday November 28th for some more antics at the Valco store View >
BAFTA CHILDREN'S AWARDS
Congratulations to our clients in nominated projects for this Sunday's BAFTA Children's Awards.. they include: Richard David-Caine (Horrible Histories) Susan Earl and Lauran Taylor-Griffin (So Awkward) Rosalyn Wright (Hetty Feather) Dr Ranj Singh (Get Well Soon Hospital App) Claudie Jessie & Chloe-May Cuthill (Dixi:3) Andy Day (Andy's Prehistoric Adventures) View >
CORONATION STREET
Connor McIntyre plays the infamous Pat Phelan, winning a British Soap award and an Inside Soap Award this year. Don't miss this weeks episodes...things are going to get explosive with Pat! Weeknights ITV 7:30pm View >
FLAKED 2
Ruth Kearney is back in Venice Beach where filming has started on season 2 of FLAKED. Will Arnett and David Sullivan return as Chip and Dennis in this Netflix comedy. Season 1 still available online, but you will have to wait until 2017 for this to drop. View >
LUCY PORTER ON CELEBRITY STORAGE HUNTERS
Catch Lucy Porter haggling her way around the Celebrity Storage Hunters auction lot in Cambridgeshire at 8pm on Dave, Tuesday November 15th View >
THE WIPERS TIMES TOUR
Ian Hislop and Nick Newman have adapted the award-winning BBC film THE WIPERS TIMES for the stage, which is now coming to the end of its tour. DAA's own Dan Tetsell plays Mitford and there are a few tickets for the Salisbury run from 14 - 19 November...so snap them up quick! View >
SAM BETTERSEA GUEST STARS IN THE DOG ATE MY HOMEWORK
At 5pm on the CBBC Channel, Friday the 11th of November, catch Sam Battersea as a guest star in school based children's panel show The Dog Ate My Homework View >
JESSICA HANN IN KATE AND MIM-MIM
Every weekday at 8.50am on CBeebies, catch Jessica Hann as the voice of Kate in animated children's adventure series Kate and Mim-Mim. Check out episode special Kate in Oz Here View >
SCOTTISH BAFTAS
Congratulations to Jamie Michie for his involvement in three Scottish BAFTA awards last night. Jamie had a leading role in Shetland which won Best Television Drama, played Dave alongside Peter Mullan in feature film Hector and has a longtime working relationship with Sixteen Films who collected Outstanding Contribution Award. View >
JENNY BEDE IN EVE
Jenny Bede is Rebecca in Eve on CBBC! You can catch it on 6th November at 7.30pm. Eve follows the adventures of a gynoid named Eve living with a family in suburbia, trying to make sense of human life as a teenage girl View >
ANN AKIN IN CITIZEN KHAN
On 4th November Ann Akin will feature in the BBC1 hit Citizen Khan! The show is back for a fifth series and will air at 8.30pm on BBC1. View >
DROPPERZ DROPZ ON ITV2
At 8:30pm on Wednesday 2nd of November on ITV2, catch brand new Dropperz, following a one-hit wonder grime groups exploits who enjoyed breakout success, followed by a spectacular fall from grace. Starring Guz Khan and Kiell Smith-Bynoe View >
STILL ILL
From the inimitable Kandinsky Theatre Company comes STILL ILL. With live music and three actors, including DAA talent Sophie Steer and Harriet Webb, STILL ILL looks at the search for meaning that follows a difficult diagnosis – and how it feels to be told there's nothing physically wrong with you when your brain is telling you you're sick. Catch it at the New Diorama, 7:30pm, 3-19 November. View >
BRADLEY WALSH - LAW AND ORDER UK
Catch Bradley Walsh as DS Ronnie Brooks in Law and Order: UK which continues on ITV3 every weeknight at 10pm View >
BRADLEY WALSH - THE CHASE WEEKNIGHTS 5PM ON ITV
Four contestants pit their wits against ruthless quiz genius the Chaser in the hope of winning a prize pot. View >
KEVIN ELDON IN DAMNED
In the series finale, Kevin Eldon concludes as Martin in Channel 4 comedy Damned on Tuesday 1st at 10pm. Set in the long suffering world of children's social services at Elm Heath Council View >
DRIFTERS 4
The latest series of Drifters is proving to be as hilarious as ever. Cast by the wonderful folk at CW Casting, this season features a host of DAA talent. Tom Lorcan, Chloe-May Cuthill, Juliet Howland and Moon Saker all feature in ep 4 on Monday 31st October, with Thaila Zucchi featuring in ep 5 on Monday 7th November, 10pm E4. View >
ORDINARY LIES SEASON 2
BBC One's second series of this fantastic ensemble cast drama started this month and episode 3 airs tomorrow, 1st Nov. Gareth Mason appears as Harry in episode 3 but the real drama starts for him in episode 5 in a few weeks, so don't miss out! View >
I, DANIEL BLAKE
The Palme d'Or winning film I, Daniel Blake will be in cinemas across the UK and Ireland from the 21st of October 2016. Ken Loach's highly anticipated feature stars Dave Johns as its lead, who plays a struggling widower that strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young single mum in the midst of the welfare system View >
DRONES, BABY, DRONES
Three writers. Two plays. As Barack Obama prepares to leave office, this double bill probes behind the scenes of America’s controversial drone wars, and asks what they will mean for our future. Lyn Gardner from The Guardian's one to watch this week. Joseph Balderrama stars in both plays at The Arcola, opening on the 2nd November. View >
NIGEL FARAGE GETS HIS LIFE BACK
At 10pm on Sunday 30th October on BBC2 tune in to see the satirical comedy Nigel Farage Gets his Life Back. Co-written with Alan Connor alongside Shaun Pye and featuring Sarah Hoare, this mockumentary takes a look at what the former UKIP leader has been up to since brexit and his break from politics View >
LIZA TARBUCK ON BBC RADIO 2
SATURDAYS, 6PM-8PM ON BBC RADIO 2 - LIZA TARBUCK continues as host of the Saturday Evening show on BBC Radio 2 View >
THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF
After 7 wonderful series, tonight is the final, final on BBC 1. Mary Berry has set some of the hardest ever challenges to see if its Candice, Jane or Andrew who carry away the champions trophy! Sue Perkins presents with her comedy partner Mel Giedroyc. Weds 8pm on BBC 1 View >
CRAZYHEAD ON E4 AND NETFLIX
E4’s latest series CRAZYHEAD from BAFTA award-winning creator of Misfits, Howard Overman will feature Bill Holland. Airing on E4 at 9pm,Wednesday nights this six-part comedy/horror series is also available to watch on 40D and Netflix. View >
ZAPPED
New fantasy comedy series from Baby Cow. Described as Mighty Boosh meets Game of Thrones, this three part taster stars James Buckley alongside DAA's Ken Collard, Miranda Hennessy and Guz Khan. Available online on UKTV Play, with episode 3 screening 9.40pm on Thursday the 27th of Oct on Dave View >
CELEBRITY STORAGE HUNTERS WITH LIZZIE ROPER
Catch Lizzie Roper on a special celebrity edition of Storage Hunters as she barters and haggles her way around a Hampshire lot. Tuesday 25th Oct at 8pm on Dave View >
DOMINIC COLEMAN IN RED DWARF RETURN
On Saturday the 22nd of October at 10pm, tune in to TV channel Dave to see Dominic Coleman appear in episode five of the long awaited eleventh series of Red Dwarf, entitled 'Krysis' as Kryten battles with his own middle age View >
DOMINIC COLEMAN IN COLD FEET
ITV's revival of the well-loved sitcom Cold Feet will feature Dominic Coleman as Floyd Vardy alongside James Nesbitt and Hermione Norris. Monday 24th of October at 9pm on ITV View >
POTTED PANTO TO APPEAR AT GARRICK THEATRE FOR AN EXTRA WEEK!
Due to overwhelming public demand, the Olivier nominated Potted Panto, the show that crams seven pantomimes into just 80 minutes is to extend its run by a week. Potted Panto will run at the Garrick Theatre from December 10th 2016 to Sunday January 15th. To book your tickets Click Here View >
CLAUDIA JESSIE IN THEIR FINEST
From BAFTA nominated director Lone Sherfig, THEIR FINEST has its UK premiere at the London Film Festival Oct 13. A British film crew attempting to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film. The stellar cast includes Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy, and CLAUDIA JESSIE as actress Doris Cleavely. Claudia is currently filming Line of Duty 4 in Belfast. View >
DIVIAN LADWA AT LION PREMIERE
DAAs own Divian Ladwa attended the premiere of the highly anticipated film, Lion, which is now screening as part of The London Film Festival. He plays Nicole Kidman's son opposite Dev Patel and Rooney Mara. View >
STEWART LEE'S CONTENT PROVIDER
After four years of writing and performing half hour episodes of stand up for his TV show, Content Provider is Stewart Lee's first brand new full length show since the award-winning Carpet Remnant World. Content Provider will be at the Leicester Square Theatre, London for a three month run before a UK wide tour. Tickets can be bought Here View >
TROLLIED REPEATS ENDING ON SKY1
It's the sad end of Trollied repeats on Sky1! Catch the final two episodes on Thursday 13th of October from 8pm on Sky1 with Dominic Coleman and Jessie Cave View >
LONDON FILM FESTIVAL
A Quiet Passion, by Terrence Davis had its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival and is now set to screen at the NY Film Festival on October the 5th and at the London Film Festival on the 10th. Starring Cynthia Nixon and Catherine Bailey as Vryling Buffam, it was described by The Independent as “A masterpiece of mood”. View >
JOSIE LONG BRAVES THE ISLAND TO RAISE MONEY FOR STAND UP TO CANCER
Josie Long along with nine other celebrities give up two weeks of their lives to try and survive on The Island. With enough provisions to last only two days, the group including Dr Dawn Harper and Ollie Locke, must tackle every challenge Bear Gryll's throws at them. The final episode airs on Sunday 9th October as part of Channel 4's Stand Up to Cancer campaign. View >
MAN LIKE MOBEEN TO APPEAR ON BBC 2
After a great online reception, BBC2 will show Guz Khan's BBC iplayer comedy short Man Like Mobeen, which shows the trials and tribulations of Mobeen trying to go straight in Birmingham. Thursday the 6th of October at 11.15pm View >
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Director Pia Furtado’s saucy new production of Shakespeare’s comic battle of the sexes is staged in contemporary Essex and stars two of DAA's own. Kisrty J Curtis is Margaret and Jason Langley plays Benedick in this ambitious take on a classic at The Mercury Theatre. Only running until 15th October so book your tickets now! View >
JAMES HOLMES IN BOYS IN THE BAND
After a very successful press-night at The Park yesterday, James Holmes stars in the highly anticipated, first major revival of Boys In The Band in almost 20 years, written by Mart Crowley. James plays the fabulous Emory and is joined by a brilliant ensemble cast, including Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard. The play runs until the end of this month and is followed by a small UK tour. This is not to be missed! View >
KIRSTY MITCHELL IN BARBARIANS RISING
Kirsty Mitchell stars as the fierce and historical heroine Boudica in Barbarians Rising - an epic saga about the fight for supremacy from the Roman Empire onwards. Catch it on 5th October at 10pm on The History Channel. View >
THIS LITTLE LIFE OF MINE AT THE PARK THEATRE
Greg Barnett will feature in a brand new British musical This Little Life of Mine. Opening on the 5th Oct at The Park Theatre. View >
AMSTARDAM
Starring Kenneth Collard, Howard Marks and Sean Power, AmStarDam is nominated for Best UK Feature at the Raindance film festival, premiering on the 28th of September at 8:30pm at the Vue Piccadilly. View >
ASIM CHAUDHRY IN NEW BBC RADIO 4 COMEDY DRAMA
On Monday the 26th of September at 2.15pm on BBC Radio 4, hear Asim Chaudhry as kebab shop owner Ali in a new darkly comic tale Secret Kebabs by BBC Writersroom prize winner Christine Entwisle! View >
BRADLEY WALSH IN ITV DOUBLE WHAMMY!
See Bradley Walsh in not only The Chase at 5pm on ITV but also Law and Order at 10pm on ITV3, Monday 26th September. View >
KEVIN ELDON IN NEW RED DWARF
On Saturday 24th September see Kevin Eldon appear in the brand spanking new series of Red Dwarf on Dave at 10pm. This series of Red Dwarf XI is a welcome return for the cult comedy. View >
DISNEY'S THE LODGE BEGINS!
Tune into the Disney Channel this afternoon at 5.30 for the first episode of the brand new series, THE LODGE. Teenager Skye heads to the family's summer lodge for the first time in ages. But when she learns her father is planning to sell it, she is determined to stop the sale. Stars DAA's own talent, Emma Campbell-Jones as Ella and Marcus Garvey as Ed, Skye's Dad. View >
PEOPLE JUST DO NOTHING SERIES 3
Fresh from their BAFTA nomination, Kurupt FM are back in Brentford for series 3 of People Just Do Nothing! Every Wednesday will see a new episode landing on BBC Three online from 10am, and screened on BBC2 at 10pm. Filming for series 4 gets underway later in the year. View >
OLIVER BOOT IN BRICKS
This BBC4 documentary marks the 40th anniversary of Carl Andre's 1976 sculpture Equivalent VIII, or `The Tate Bricks', which was bought with taxpayers' money during a severe economic depression. Oliver Boot plays Colin Simpson. Tuesday 20th September, 9pm. View >
KERRY HOWARD IN BBC IMPROV MURDER IN SUCCESSVILLE
See Kerry Howard as a mysterious diner waitress in the improvisational comedy Murder In Successville alongside Emma Bunton and Tom Davis. 10.45pm Sunday 18th September on BBC2 View >
JANET PRINCE APPEARING IN CORONATION STREET!
On Friday 16th of September see Janet Prince grace the Corrie cobbles as she appears in an episode of this classic long running soap View >
BRIDGET JONES'S BABY
The third film in the Bridget Jones franchise BRIDGET JONES BABY is being delivered to screens in the UK and America on Sep 16th. Joining Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth is ADAM LEESE with a headline grabbing cameo and DOMINIC COLEMAN with a photo taking cameo! View >
SUE PERKINS SPECTACLES
The hit memoir Spectacles has topped the Sunday Times non-fiction paperback list! Sue continues her popular book tour around the UK! With stories and photos that will make you laugh and cry or a combination of the two. Be sure to Click Here for the full schedule and details of how to go about getting your tickets...which all come with a copy of Spectacles! View >
JESSIE CAVE'S TOP TEN ON BBC THREE
Meerkats, flamingoes, ice sculptures of Tom Selleck....check out Jessie Cave's totally reasonable top ten dream wedding plans in her brand new short film for BBC Three online right Here View >
KEVIN ELDON IN TV'S LOST SITOMS- HANCOCK'S HALF HOUR
At 9pm on BBC4 see Kevin Eldon star as John in remake of the landmark comedy series Hancock's Half Hour. The episode entitled The New Neighbour was originally broadcast in 1956 and is the second of three episodes in this new series from the BBC to celebrate the classic British comedies of sixty years ago. View >
JACK SUNDERLAND IN PUNKPLAY
New LAMDA graduate Jack Sunderland makes his professional debut in Punkplay, opening Wednesday the 7th at 8pm at Southwark Playhouse! Punkplay is a riot of a play told at breakneck pace with a killer soundtrack. It’s a coming-of-age story about subcultures, friendship and not-fitting-in – all on rollerskates. View >
SONITA HENRY IN MOTHERLAND
From the hilarious mind of Catastrophe's Sharon Horgan comes Motherland - about the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood. Sonita Henry plays Sunita. Catch the pilot on Tuesday 6th September at 10pm on BBC2, as part of the BBC's New on Two series. View >
BORDERLINE
Every Tuesday at 10pm on Channel 5, catch post Brexit mockumentary Borderline, which documents the ups and downs of life at UK Border Control. Made by Little Rock, the show stars DAA Regs Jamie Michie, Kerry Howard, Guz Khan and Katharine Bennett-Fox. View >
GO 8 BIT COMES TO DAVE
Dara O Briain hosts brand new panel show Go 8 Bit, starring Sam Pamphilon as one of the team captains. The format is based on McNeil & Pamphilon's sell-out Edinburgh show of the same name. Also appearing across the series are Bob Mortimer, Dave Gorman and our very own Josie Long. The series starts tonight at 10pm on Dave. View >
KENNETH COLLARD AND KERRY HOWARD IN WE THE JURY
The BBC's 'New on Two' season kicks off on Monday 5th September with Big Talk's pilot WE THE JURY. Kenneth Collard plays log flume 'hype-man' Hugh alongside Kerry Howard as Fiona, Edward Easton and Sophie Thompson. Catch it at 10pm Monday 5th September, BBC 2. View >
BBC COMEDY FEEDS - GUZ KHAN STARS IN MAN LIKE MOBEEN
Guz Khan is Mobeen, a Muslim, English, 27 year-old trying to leave behind a life of crime in Birmingham after finding his faith. And what better job for a former gangster than working in Birmingham's most reputable care home? Written by DAA regulars Guz Khan and Andy Milligan. View >
BBC COMEDY FEEDS - BEKKA BOWLING STARS IN LIMBO
Bekka Bowling plays lovably loopy 'Neck' in the new sitcom pilot from Hat Trick Productions. Limbo follows a gang of self-centred 20-somethings who work as tutors but never learn their lesson. Written by Lucien Young and Joe Parham, Bekka stars alongside Ellie White and Alastair Roberts. View >
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