Notable Alumni

We have a worldwide reputation of producing some of the best acting and technical talent in the industry. Alumni lists for each programme can be found on the relevant course page. 

Below is a list of some of our most notable alumni. You can also keep up to date with alumni news and productions by following us on Twitter


Alumni News

Gloria Williams Wins Black British Theatre Award 

2005 BA (Hons) American Theatre Arts  graduate Gloria Williams has won the Best Female Actor in a Play Award for her performance in her own play Bullet Hole at the inaugural Black British Theatre Awards. 

Notable Alumni Actors and Performers

  • Tom Baker
    (Doctor Who, Little Britain)
  • Mathew Baynton
    (Yonderland, The Wrong Mans', Gavin and Stacey', Horrible Histories, Bill)
  • Lake Bell
    (What Happens in Vegas, No Strings Attached)
  • Katie Brayben
    (Carole King in Beautiful, Winner of 2015 Olivier Awards for Best Actress in a Musical)
  • Ron Cook
    (The Children, Royal Court Theatre, Mr Selfridge, Hot Fuzz, Chocolat)
  • Ruth Connell
    (Supernatural, Folklore, Above Their Station)
  • Rosalie Craig
    (Evening Standard Award Winner and Olivier Award nominee for The Light Princess)
  • James Eeles
    (Peaky Blinders, Darkest Hour, Farming)
  • Ray Fearon
    (Associate artist at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Da Vinci's Demons, New Blood, Fleabag )
  • Kerry Godliman
    (After Life, Our Girl)
  • Dave Hearn
    (The Play That Goes Wrong, Winner of 2015 Olivier Award for Best Comedy)
  • Greg Hicks
    (Royal Shakespeare Company, Snow White and the Huntsman, Son of God)
  • Malcolm Hebden
    (Coronation Street)
  • Maddy Hill
    (Imogen, Eastenders)
  • Tom Hopper
    (Game of Thrones, The Umbrella Academy)
  • Nerys Hughes
    (The Liver Birds, Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?)
  • Freddie Jones
    (Emmerdale, The Dresser, The Elephant Man, Dune)
  • Joseph Millson
    (Banished, I Give It A Year, Holby City)
  • Shazia Mirza
    (Comedian and Writer)
  • Tom Mothersdale 
    (Peaky Blinders, The Rain Collector.)
  • Gary Oldman
    (2018 Actor in a Leading Role Oscar Winner for Darkest Hour)
  • Kirsty Oswald
    (Beowulf, Ripper Street, Dirty Weekend)
  • Sam Palladio
    (Nashville, HumansStrange Magic)
  • Clare Perkins
    (Been So Long, EastEnders, Secrets & Lies)
  • Robert Pugh
    (Game of Thrones, Mr. Selfridge, Dr Foster, The Lakes)
  • Lucy Sheen
    (A Pupil, Casualty)
  • David Rodigan
    (Reggae DJ and Broadcaster)

  • Pam St, Clement
  • Hayley Squires
    (I, Daniel Blake - BAFTA nominee and Winner of 2016 Palme d'Or)

Directors and Writers


Technical Artists 

  • Stephen Rebbeck
    (Technical Director of Royal Shakespeare Company)
  • Ben Cracknell 
    (Lighting Designer, Winner of a 2014 Olivier Award)
  • Charlie Morgan Jones
    (Lighting Designer: Broadway World Award nominee for Cool Rider).
  • Tom Young 
    (Assistant Lighting Designer of the 2014 Commonwealth Games)


Theatre Companies