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This is your last chance to see our fantastic undergraduate class of 2015. Book now for their final shows and read on to find out where some of them are heading when they graduate...
UNTITLED 2015

A new play by Philip Ridley | Directed by Max Barton 
A secret journey of terrors and truths. 

Firebrand playwright Philip Ridley has teamed up with director Max Barton under commission from Mountview to create a new play exploring disenfranchised youth, the current global crisis and the fractured ways stories can be told. 
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Venue Shoreditch Town Hall
Performances 2 - 6 June
Tickets £10 (£7.50 concs)
To book shoreditchtownhall.com
Industry Bookings 020 8829 0036 or marketing@mountview.org.uk
FEATHERS IN THE SNOW

By Philip Ridley | Directed by Ed Stambollouian 
In this story a decision is made. In this story a jounrey is taken. In this story is a talking leopard, a greedy king, a magical bird, a sea witch, a lost soldier, a devious dolphin, a war... and a trail of feathers in the snow. This is a magical story suitable for all the family about finding a home. 
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Venue Unicorn Theatre
Performances 10-13 June
Tickets £10 (£7.50 concs)
To book 020 7645 0560/ book online
Industry Bookings 020 8829 0036 or marketing@mountview.org.uk
GREASE

Book, Muisc & Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey | Directed by Jeremy Lloyd Thomas 
Transport yourself to 1950's America and Rydell High School where the Pink Ladies and T-Birds rule the roost, and new girl Sandy bumps into her holiday romance. One of the world's best-loved muiscals, packed with hits, this is the perfect show to start your summer. 
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Venue Bernie Grant Arts Centre
Performances 11-20 June
Tickets £10 (£7.50 concs)
To book 020 8365 5450 / book online
Industry Bookings 020 8829 0036 or marketing@mountview.org.uk
MARY SHELLEY

By Helen Edmundson | Directed by Sally Ann Gritton
Mountview's Musical Theatre students present this theatrical biography of Mary Shelley, one of history's most acclaimed female writers. The play is an epic sweep through Shelley's life from the 16-year-old living with anarchist father William Godwin to her meeting Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and the cosequences of their love affair. 
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Venue Karamel Club
Performances 15-20 June
Tickets £10 (£7.50 concs)
To book 020 8881 2201
Industry Bookings 020 8829 0036 or marketing@mountview.org.uk
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST

By Willam Shakespeare | Directed by Stephen Jameson 
Four friends vow to steer clear of girls while they concentrate on their studies at an all-boys' college. But temptation soon arrives in the shape of a blue-stocking princess and her pals at the neighobouring girls' school. This production of Shakespeare's romantic comedy is suitable for all the family and infused with songs from the '70s. 
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Venue Unicorn Theatre
Performances 18-20 June
Tickets £10 (£7.50 concs)
To book 020 7645 0560 / book online
Industry Bookings 020 8829 0036 or marketing@mountview.org.uk
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Graduate News

We are very pleased to announce that many of our current third years have already been cast in their professional debuts, some of which must remain under wraps for now. Keep an eye on our twitter page for updates. For now, we can reveal that Asan N'Jie is filming the new series of Sky's Mount Pleasant, in which he is a regular. Charlotte Kennedy has joined the west end cast of Les Miserables as first cover Cosette, working alongside a host of Mountview graduates. 

Elsewhere, Eddie Marsan can currently be seen in BBC1's Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell as Mr Norrell. Carmen Disruption at the Almeida featured Sharon Small in its lead role and was directed by Michael Longhurst, who is now working on the UK tour of his smash hit Royal Court production Constellations. Sharon is now working on Luna Gale at alum Ed Hall's Hampstead Theatre. Lois Chimimba takes a lead role alongside Witney White in new Damon Albarn musical wonder.land at Manchester International Festival. 2014 graduate Jessie Hart has taken the lead role, Baby, in the UK tour of Dirty Dancing. Her classmate Kristian Morse has just opened in Duncton Wood at the Union theatre and fellow 2014 grads Paul Bradshaw and Leah Pinney have just opened in The Clockmaker's Daughter at the Landor. Bethany Gwyn, also from that cohort, is about to open Mimosa at Theatr Clwyd and then tours to Patagonia. Bronte Barbe can be seen as Princess Fiona in the tour of Shrek, and Richard James-Neale is currently at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan. Phoebe Sparrow has recently filmed a role in the final season of Downton Abbey. Ross O'Hennessy plays Rattleshirt, Lord of Bones in the current series of Game of Thrones

From our Friends...

Henry the Fifth
Unicorn Theatre, until 31 May
Don’t miss the Unicorn’s much-loved show for everyone aged 8+
'Shakespeare's warrior king becomes a stroppy teenager unwisely itching for a fight' ★★★★ Guardian
'Swordfights, explosions and a healthy dose of messy chaos' ★★★★  Telegraph

 

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