Mountview Alumni News September 2021

Congratulations to Conor Thornton who recently joined Bat Out of Hell The Musical as LX3.

Have you been watching the latest series of Ghosts on BBC1? Our grad Jim Howick plays Pat and is the co-creator/writer of the series! Watch it all now on BBC iPlayer.

There are many Mountview folk in the cast of Les Miserables as it makes its West End return, including 2021 graduate Sha Dessi making her West End debut as Éponine, Jon Robyns as Jean Valjean, Gerard Carey as Thénardier,  Jessie Hart, and Richard Carson.

First-look photos have been released for the 2021 tour of Grease featuring Georgia Louise, Haroun al jeddal and Jacob Young. Have a peek here.

Georgia Louise as Sandy in Grease

Photos have also been released from Bedknobs and Broomsticks in which our grads Conor O’Hara, Nathaniel Morrison and Vinnie Monachello are all performing. See them here.

Kitty Scott Claus will be appearing in series three of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, coming this September.

Bronté Barbé, Fallon Mondlane, David Mairs-McKenzie and Kelly Price have all been cast in the new musical What’s New Pussycat? opening at Birmingham Rep this October!

Melissa Camba, Kelsey Yuhara, Angela Law, Carmen Law and Patrick Munday all recently performed  in British East & South East Asian (BESEA) digital showcase Creating Apart.

In August Tanya Truman produced Tier Three Sisters at the Hope Theatre and Rebecca Lyle (Lyle Productions) produced Dancing to Disco at Space Arts Centre.

2021 Graduate Nathania Ong joined the cast of Be More Chill for its limited run until early September.

Fans are obsessed with the NOW series Manifest, featuring grad Josh Dallas.

Paul Bradshaw’s new play Tell Me Straight ran at King’s Head Theatre last month with fellow Mountview alumni involved including Hiba Elchikhe as Assistant Director, Ed Paget as Assistant Producer, Chloe Stally-Gibson as Lighting Designer, and George Greenland performing alongside Paul Bradshaw himself.

Rachel Hinds joins the cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child alongside fellow alumni Lola Adaja and Thomas Aldridge.

Ben Joyce has been receiving rave reviews for his role as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys with The Times calling him a ‘revelation’.

Megan Henson, Eddy Payne and Jan Shepherd are all in Great Expectations at Rotherhithe Playhouse this week, stage managed by Siva Zagel.

Seimi Campbell recently joined the National Theatre as Staff Director.

While we would love to mention every single alum’s latest work, the news doesn’t always reach us. If you are a Mountview graduate remember to let us know what you’re up to by emailing or tweeting @mountviewldn.