Mountview Alumni News May 2022

Photo by Mark Senior

Dean John-Wilson, Kelly Price and Adam Robert Lewis star in a reimagining of Sondheim’s Passion at Hope Mill Theatre, running until 5 June.

Britannicus opened at Lyric Hammersmith, with Stage Manager Melody Wright.

Brought to you by Sarah Jordan Verghese with Nouveau Riche, one-man show No More Mr Nice Guy ran at Camden People’s Theatre this month.

Meanwhile at Park Theatre, Sarah Milton wrote and starred in 4, produced by Ellie Stone. 

Elsewhere, Nick Wray and Sarah Earnshaw have been on tour with Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, directed by Guy Unsworth. 

The trailer for feature film AKONI was released, starring Kit Esuruoso.

Produced by Laura Dawn Pyatt, directed by Julie Atherton and with musical direction from Benjamin Levy, Ordinary Days at The Cockpit starred fellow alumni Noah Thomas, Jon Carlton and Dean Makowski.

Phoebe Horn and Nick Harris were announced in the cast of Much Ado About Nothing at National Theatre.

It was revealed that Luke Bayer will star in the UK premiere of DIVA: Live from Hell this summer.

In further casting news this month, Haroun al Jeddal will be joining the second series of popular Sky TV show I Hate Suzie.

Ryan Jupp and Matthew Craig were announced in the cast of Crazy for You at Chichester Festival Theatre.

Meanwhile, Lucy Park was announced in the cast of West End hit Come From Away. 

LIFT at Southwark Playhouse

LIFT opened at Southwark Playhouse, starring Hiba Elchikhe.

Two of our Musical Direction grads made their West End debuts at Bonnie and Clyde, with Debbi Clarke conducting and Catherine Benson on the keys.

Jim Howick talked all things Horrible Histories, Sex Education, Ghosts and more in a feature with The Guardian. 

For his performance in Kabul Goes Pop at Brixton House, Arian Nik was nominated in the Offies for Lead Performance in a Play.

Coming up in June

Natasha Cottriall is set to star as Princess Mary in Henry VIII at The Globe.

Meanwhile in Sheffield, Maia Tamrakar will feature in ROCK / PAPER / SCISSORS at The Crucible.

The Blue House opens at Blue Elephant Theatre, produced by Jake Curran-Pipe.

Starring a host of Mountview grads including Jessica Friend, Amy Margaretta, Grace Leland, Lily Roberts and Meghan Bartual Smyth, Yoghurtisnotsexy returns, this time as a live and immersive performance art piece at Camden People’s Theatre on 8 June.

Giles Terera and Laura Pitt Pulford star in The Witches of Eastwick In Concert at Sondheim Theatre.