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Cannes Film Festival 2019

21 May, 2019 - 5 months ago Lou Gala

After a weekend at Cannes Festival 2019 here is the Sainou round up:

From Sundance to Cannes; HBO and A24's SHARE starring Grand Jury Prize winner Rhianne Barreto had a Special Screening at the Soixantieme Theatre.

Lou Gala attend the Semaine du Cinéma Positif for the premier of L'un pour l’autre where she starred as lead role Sarah.

Scarlet Grace's directorial debut with short film Guilt screened at That Film Life as part of the festival.

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Franc Ashman: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

3 July, 2018 - 1 year ago Frances Ashman | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Nick Gregan
Franc Ashman has been announced as the new Hermione Granger in the 9 times Olivier award winning play Harry Potter And The Cursed Child. Franc will take over from Nicola Alexis, performing at the Palace Theatre, West End from mid July. Directed by John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is written by Jack Thorne and JK Rowling and first premiered in London in 2016, going on to win the most Olivier Awards in history. The production

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Paul Kemp: Imperium (Gielgud Theatre – West End)

14 June, 2018 - 1 year ago Paul Kemp | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Laura Doddington
Paul Kemp (pictured left) plays Quintus in the West End transfer of the Robert Harris’ best-selling Cicero Trilogy. Following his stunning RSC adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies (2013/14), Mike Poulton turned his pen to the thrilling world of Ancient Rome with a brand-new version of Imperium: Parts 1 & 2. Cicero, the greatest orator of his age, devoted all his energy and cunning to preserve the rule of law, and defend

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Waleed Elgadi – RSC Rome Season

23 March, 2017 - 2 years ago Waleed Elgadi
Waleed Elgadi opens in the RSC's Rome Season in Stratford-Upon-Avon, prior to a London transfer. This season leads with four of Shakespeare’s most political and bloody plays, set in and around ancient Rome. Julius Caesar begins the season, with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence in a race to claim the empire, after the all-conquering Caesar returns from war. Next is Antony & Cleopatra. Following Caesar’s assassination and his own rise to power, Mark Antony chooses a life of decadent

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William Travis : Ghosts Press Night

23 November, 2016 - 2 years ago
Home Theatre Manchester presents Ghosts which opens to the press this evening starring William Travis as Jacob. The Olivier Award winning Polly Findlay directs this new production of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece, Ghosts. It tells the story of a woman who’s spent years creating the illusion of a happy marriage to a successful, charming man. Long after his death, she is still trapped by the emotional after-effects of the truth – that he was a serial adulterer and a reckless alcoholic. Stifled by

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Akin Gazi: Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them

15 November, 2016 - 3 years ago
It's the London premiere tonight of Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them, with Sainou's Akin Gazi as Auror. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2016 British fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. A spin-off of the Harry Potter film series, the film was written by J. K. Rowling (in her screenwriting debut), inspired by her book of the same

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Michelle Francis: School of Rock Press Night

14 November, 2016 - 3 years ago Michelle Francis | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Faye Thomas
The Original London cast of School of Rock open to the press this evening with Sainou's Michelle Francis as Mrs Williams. The show features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. The production is directed by Laurence Connor. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production plays at the New London Theatre. School of Rock - The Musical is based on the film of the same name which originally starred Jack Black and follows a failed, wannabe

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Sarah Amankwah: Amadeus Press Night

26 October, 2016 - 3 years ago
The National Theatre presents Amadeus which opens to the press this evening starring Sarah Amankwah as Venticello. Peter Shaffer’s iconic play had its premiere at the National Theatre in 1979, winning multiple Olivier and Tony awards before being adapted into an Academy Award-winning film. This new production is directed by Michael Longhurst (Constellations, The World of Extreme Happiness). Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a rowdy young prodigy who arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, Court Composer Antonio Salieri

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Leila Hoffman: Prevenge at London Film Festival

13 October, 2016 - 3 years ago Leila Hoffman | Sainou Talent Agency London
Prevenge screens tonight at the London Film Festival, with Sainou's Leila Hoffman. “Kids today are spoiled, it’s like ‘mummy, I want a PlayStation; mummy, I want you to kill that man.’” Ruth is pregnant and full of murderous fury. Cloaked in ordinariness and with a sinister internal dialogue impelling her on, our highly cynical anti-heroine has a shape-shifting personality and a moral compass that’s gone AWOL. Alice Lowe’s directorial debut starts as a dark comedy, and just keeps getting darker. Like

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John Cummins: The Alchemist Press Night (RSC)

14 September, 2016 - 3 years ago John Cummins | Sainou Talent Agency London
It's Press night for The RSC's London transfer of The Alchemist with Sainou's John Cummins as Ananias. When London is hit by an outbreak of the plague, the wealthy Lovewit flees to the country, leaving his townhouse in the hands of his trusted butler, Jeremy. But no sooner has his master left than Jeremy begins turning the house into a den of criminal activity. Assuming an alias, he recruits fellow conman Subtle and prostitute Doll Common to help him and

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