21 May, 2019 - 1 month ago
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.
3 July, 2018 - 1 year ago
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
14 June, 2018 - 1 year ago
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
23 January, 2018 - 1 year ago
Feature film Yardie
which marks Idris Elba's directorial debut has just played at the Berlinale after receiving it's world premiere at Sundance. The film stars both Akin Gazi who plays Arif and Adnan Mustafa in the role of Engin.
The film is an adaptation of Jamaican-born British writer Victor Headley’s 1992 crime novel about a courier carrying cocaine from Jamaica to London who decides to go it alone and disappears into the mean streets of Hackney with a kilo of white
23 March, 2017 - 2 years ago
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.
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
1 December, 2016 - 2 years ago
It's Press Night of The RSC's production of The Seven Acts of Mercy
tonight at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, with Lena Kaur as Donna.
Naples, 1606. Inside an unfinished church, a painting is emerging from the darkness. The Seven Acts of Mercy
is Caravaggio’s masterpiece - and his first painting since he killed a man and fled Rome. As the artist works, he is fuelled by anger, self-loathing and his driving need to create a work that speaks of compassion
28 November, 2016 - 2 years ago
Tonight is the UK premiere of The Weekend Movie
in Leicester Square, starring Sainou's Percelle Ascott
, Dee Kaate
, and Joivan Wade
(aka YouTube stars Mandem On The Wall).
Lifelong friends Derrick (Joivan), Malcolm (Percelle) and Tyler (Dee) accidentally come across £100,000. They embark on a hilarious spending spree, splashing the cash on expensive haircuts, new threads, a Range Rover and the party to end all parties: The Weekend to end all weekends. But the money belongs to
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.
15 November, 2016 - 2 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
14 November, 2016 - 2 years ago
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