Alumni Success

Here's what some of our graduates have been doing:

Amy De Bhrún

Amy currently appears in the latest Jason Bourne film  (Universal Pictures). She has also finished filming for her role in Bridget and Eamon TV (RTÉ) Her television roles including appearing in the TV series Penny Dreadful (Showtime). Her other TV credits include Alana in Casualty (BBC1) and Ingergird in Joel Remke’s Vikings (The History Channel). In film, she played the lead Ellen Barethon in Arrowstorm Entertainment’s The Crown And The Dragon and appeared as Phoebe in All Is By My Side (Matador Pictures) and Rachel in The Stag.

Her acclaimed one-woman show Life played at the Roundhouse Theatre and she is the author of four other solo shows including her most recent Till Death We Part.

She has worked widely in voice over and commercials as well as accumulating a large number of other film and theatre credits.

Anna Passey

Graduate Anna Passey was nominated for the Best Newcomer Award at the National Television Awards and won Villain of the Year at The British Soap Awards 2014 for her role as Sienna Blake in Channel 4’s Hollyoaks.

Her many other credits include:

The Last Flight to Kuwait for BAFTA award winning director Peter Nicholson and the films:

A Landscape of Lies (2011)

Two Days in the Smoke (2014)

Ask Skylight (2011)

Keys (2009)

Ruth Bratt

Graduate Ruth Bratt appears in the Olivier Award winning Showstopper! The Improvised Musical at the Apollo Theatre. She will be starring in the second series of her own comedy sketch show Trodd en Bratt say “Well Done You” on BBC Radio 4 which will be out this autumn.

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Other credits in her extensive career include:

Sarah Millican’s Support Group – BBC Radio 4

Derek with Ricky Gervais – Channel 4

Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive – Channel 4

Doctors – BBC1

Dick and Dom – CBBC

Fast and Loose – BBC2

Touch Me I’m Karen Taylor – Channel 4

Mongrels – BBC3

The Slammer – Channel 4

The Pod – CBBC

Simon Cotton

Simon Cotton most recently starred in the film The Rise of The Krays, playing Ronnie Kray.

He has also performed in the UK and World tours of A Clockwork Orange.

As well as becoming an established actor, Simon has penned a number of plays and film scripts, most notably The Undone Years, for which he was a winner of the Pitch Your Play Masterclass Award.  

Kaitlin Howard

This year Kaitlin was awarded a Manchester Theatre Award for her performance in the one woman show 'The Alphabet Girl'. Previously Kaitlin was nominated for a Best Actress Award at the Edinburgh Fringe for her role in Renny Krupinski's Fringe First winning play BARE.

After falling in love with Stage Combat while at The Bridge, Kaitlin went on to become a fully qualified Stage Combat Instructor and is currently on the official training scheme for the Equity Register of Fight Directors.

She has appeared in ITV's Scott and Bailey, as Russian villain Fenway in the multi-award winning series Chronicles of Syntax and in BBC's Crime Watch. She has worked alongside Henry Winkler and Les Dennis in Peter Pan. Kaitlin has performed in many Shakespeare productions and played Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, Regan in King Lear, Miranda and Ariel in The Tempest, Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet and Queen Elizabeth in Richard III.

Her credits also include Mole in The Wind in The Willows, Judy Garland in Lights! Camera! Action!, Victoria Proud in The Thankful Village, Marion in Eddie and The Gold Tops and Enjolras in Les Misérables - Le Panto!

Elizabeth Cadwallader

Elizabeth has appeared in Game of Thrones (HBO) playing the part of Lollys Stokeworth. She has just completed filming for Holby City (BBC1).

Following her role as Bianca in The Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Taming of the Shrew and West End success as Childie in The Killing of Sister George, Bridge graduate Elizabeth Cadwallader has recently performed in the lead role in The Humans by Alexandre Singh at the Festival D’Avignon, France. This follows her appearance in the same role at Schouwberg Theatre, Rotterdam and the BAM Theatre, New York. She also played Sally Wiggins in Ben Hur for renowned comedy director Patrick Barlow.

In addition, she has also worked at York Theatre Royal, The Octagon Theatre, The Unicorn and The Oval House Theatre. Her television and film credits include: Doctors (BBC1), Love Hurts (BBC1), Green Shoots (BBC1) and Nothing on Show.

Alan Booty

Since his appearance in Steven Poliakoff’s BBC production Dancing On The Edge and in Alan Bennett’s People for the National Theatre, Bridge graduate Alan Booty has been busy with theatre roles in It Never Ends and Pool and has appeared in the films Trillathon, Medicine Man, Anna’s Room and Muscle Memory.

Alan has worked for a number of prestigious directors including Damian Cruden at York Theatre Royal and Gregory Doran for whom he played Abraham in the York Mystery Plays.

Other credits include: Count Von Moor, In The Robbers at Theatre Royal Bath, Jaggers in Great Expectations (tour), Van Helsing in Dracula at the Leicester Square Theatre, Michael in When Dominoes Fall at the Hulltruck Theatre, Pozzo in Waiting for Godot at the York Theatre Royal, Harry in Home at the York Theatre Royal, Doctor Winkel in Secret Cinema’s Innovative The Third Man, Capulet in Romeo & Juliet, Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor and Duke Frederick/Duke Senior in As You Like It – all for the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival as well as Wilf in Quartet for the English Theatre of Hamburg.

He also has a range of TV, radio and commercial credits to his name including Nick Owen’s Days That Shook the World (BBC), Call Out the Doctor and Jonathon Martin both for BBC Radio.

Navinder Bhatti

Navinder’s recent appearance in Sam Mendes’ King Lear at The National Theatre followed quickly on from his role as Josh in Deadwait at the Soho Theatre.

His TV credits include: Prince Amir in Lars Henker’s The Ash Girl, Harry in Lifesaver and Steven in The Pies.

His film work includes: Carl in Doppelganger, Raju in Amar, Akbar and Tony as well as Team Judas. He has also appeared in a wide range of commercials.

Rebecca Eve

Bridge graduate Rebecca Eve was the winner of the best supporting actress at the 2011 Los Angeles Movie Awards for The Real Me. She has West End credits for That Face for the Royal Court at the Duke of York’s Theatre and Waiting for Hate Mail at the Ambassador’s Theatre. Rebecca has appeared in the Sugar Syndrome at Bath Theatre Royal and has toured in the same play. She has worked with Punchdrunk in Loving To Kill at the Battersea Arts Centre where she later played in New Anatomies. She has also appeared in Broken Record at the Jersey Arts Centre, The Duchess of Malfi at The Blue Elephant and Matilda, Mike and Dan at the Pleasance Theatre.

Other theatre credits include: Path of Needles, Life Just Is and The Book Of Dreams all at the ICA as well as Handbag at The People’s Palace and The Real House (FWC).

Other film credits include: Jasmine, What We Leave Behind, Encounters, Truth In The Valley, Maybe Orpheus Didn’t Have It So Bad, Jack Blond, Boogie Woogie and Blitz with Jason Statham, Paddy Considine and Aiden Gillen.

Jon Alagoa

Jon recently appeared in Sam Mendes’ King Lear at the National Theatre. His film experience includes This Must Be The Place (Sean Penn/Paolo Sorrentino), Revengers (Two Brothers Pictures), Shotgun (Navarro Aydemir), Footprints (Rex Osafo-Asare), Welcome To The Bennett’s (Tinfoil Productions), A Serious Business (Beat 24 Productions), Devotion (Mariana Gonzalez) and Rolling (Carlos Garcia Buenaventura).

In theatre, his other credits include: Matti Navellou’s 1.4 Billion Reasons, Ego War for Toucan Theatre at the Rag Factory, the installation Black America and Caryl Churchill’s Mad Forest directed by Gemma Kerr.

Nathan Sussex

Nathan has recently appeared in Da Vinci’s Demons (FOX Channel) and the soon to be released film Viking: The Berserkers (2014). He played the title role in the BAFTA award-winning Nadger (2010). On television, he has appeared in Emmerdale (ITV), Torchwood (BBC), Judge John Deed (BBC1), Coronation Street (ITV), Young Dracula (CBBC), The Indian Doctor (BBC1), The Fabulous Baker Boys (BBC), High Hopes (BBC Wales), Gwaith/CartrefCaerdydd (S4C) and Crash (BBC Wales).

His film credits include Summer Scars (2007), A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013), Asboland (2006), The Feral Generation (2007), Nutters (2007), Four Stories High (2006), Sleep Trails (2009), End (2012), Hair In The Gate (2012), The Gatekeeper (2004) and Secrecy (2011).

Theatre credits include: The Divine Caligula, Homefront, Flowers from Tunisia, Three Cities, Roots and Wings, I Shot Buffalo Bill, The Snow Queen and Revelation.

Nathan has also worked widely in radio and in 2012 received the runner-up award for the Norman Beaton Fellowship For Radio Drama. Credits include:

The Sicilian Expedition (BBC Radio 3)

Darkness (BBC Radio 4)

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today (BBC Radio 4)

In Parenthesis (BBC Radio 3)

Key Under The Mat (BBC Radio 4)

Olivette Cole-Wilson

After appearing at both The National Theatre and The Gate in Thea Sharrock’s production of The Emperor Jones, Bridge graduate Olivette Cole-Wilson has had TV roles as Elvira in Lawless (2020 productions), Eveline in Remembering Haiti (BBC) and Muriale Hunt In Let It Snow (Endor).

In theatre, she has appeared as Helen in Kenneth Avery-Clark’s Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens, Mrs Haining in Sweet As and The Narrator in Arti Prashar’s Pretend Families. In 2010, she appeared at Soho Theatre in La Boheme with Opera Up Close.

In film, she has played Grandmother in Abiku (Artemis Films), Sylvia in Ragtag (Muka Flicks), Winifred Rose (Impromptu) and The Mother in Accused and The Mother in Souljah (Angelica Productions).

Jenanne Redman

Jenanne has played the lead (Jennifer Wilson) in the musical Showgirl at Madame Jojo’s. She has West End credits at the Vaudeville Theare and the Lyric Theatre, latterly for a lead role in the Olivier-award nominated The Tiger Who Came To Tea. She has toured in the same role in the number one UK and international tour of the production.

She played Aryl in David M Reynolds’ The Underwater Realm much of which was filmed underwater making it fortunate that she is a scuba-diving instructor.

Other theatre roles include Paulina in The Winter’s Tale, Breathless Mahoney in Dick Tracy, Jenny Marx in Mary and Lizzie, Sonja in Speaking In Tongues and Claire Beaumont in Daisy Pulls It Off by Vic Sivalingam.

Her wide experience in children’s theatre includes the number one theatre tour of Spot’s Birthday Party and The Twits and The Plotters Of Cabbage Patch Corner, both for Brentwood Theatre.

Daniel Schutzmann

Bridge graduate Daniel Schutzmann first became widely known for his role as the Italian Salvatore Biagi in the much talked-about ITV series Footballer’s Wives. He has gone on to appear as Liam in Casualty (2010), Pete Gartside in Neighbours (Channel 5), Josef in Coronation Street (ITV), Karl Kelly in Doctors (BBC1), Rene Echevarria in Steel River Blues (ITV), Nico Andretti in The Bill (ITV), Tomo in Manchild (BBC2), Jonathan in Murder Investigation Team (ITV) as well as the series Table 12 and River City(BBC1) in which he played Marty Green.

His film appearances include Warrior Sisters, Maxime, O Romeo, Romeo and Taken.

Emma Lock

Emma first came to notice in the industry as Kim in the horror film The Human Centipede 2. Her wide film credits include Nancy in If You Go Down to the Woods, Louisa in Sweet Education, Keira in Dead Love, Jessica in Beneath a Neon Tide, Cassandra in Three’s a Shroud and Divna in I, Prophet.

Her television credits include Eastenders (BBC1), Holby City (BBC1), Luther (BBC1), Whitechapel (BBC), CBeebies (BBC1) and The Sketch Show (BBC/Alison Jackson Productions).

Her snake-keeping skills have led to other appearances on screen as a snake charmer, reptile wrangler and a photo shoot with snakes.

Naomi Cooper Davis

Naomi has played Gertie in Parade’s End (BBC) with Benedict Cumberbatch, Deena in Peep Show (Channel 4), Jane in The Wrong Door (BBC), Wendy in Diddy Movies (CBBC) and Iris in Ultimate Force (ITV).

Her other TV credits include Little Britain (BBC1), Pete Versus Life (Channel 4) and The Borgias (BBC1).

Her film credits include Chromophobia (2005), Bigger Than Ben (2008) and A Morass. She is a founder member of Professional Help Productions and is part of the successful comedy duo Becky and Naomi.