Notable Alumni

We have a worldwide reputation of producing some of the best acting and technical talent in the industry. 

“I remember there was one school that I thought was pretty groovy. It was called Rose Bruford College and I ended up staying there for three-and-a-half years.”
Lake Bell - Actor, Writer and Director.


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


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)
  • Ray Fearon
    (Associate artist at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Da Vinci's Demons, New Blood )
  • Stephen Graham
    (Gangs of New York, This is England)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Robert Pugh
    (Game of Thrones, Mr. Selfridge, Dr Foster, The Lakes)
  • 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 

  • 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