Drama Alumni Drama Alumni

Matt Smith (2005)

Matt Smith starred in Doctor Who as the Eleventh Doctor between 2010 and 2014, for which he received a BAFTA Best Actor nomination. He also starred as Price Philip in the hit Netflix series The Crown.


Olivia Vinall (2008)

Olivia Vinall starred in the BBC’s 2018 Woman in White as both Laura Fairlie and Anne Catherick. She has performed with The National Theatre, taking principal roles in the Young Chekhov season, The Hard Problem, King Lear and Othello.


Greg James (2007)

Greg James presents the BBC Radio 1 Breakfst Show. In 2015 he was invited back to speak at the Graduation Ceremony, where he also received an honorary degree.


Laura Curd (2009)

Laura Curd is the Head of Lighting at the Stratford East Theatre.


Gareth Malone (1997)

Gareth Malone has won multiple BAFTA and Broadcast Awards with the TV series The Choir. In 2012 he was awarded an OBE for services to music.


Cordelia Spence (2011, MA in Theatre Directing)

Cordelia Spencer Co-founder and Artistic Director of Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company.


Jon Brittain (2008)

Jon Brittain won the 2017 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affliliate Theatre with his play Rotterdam.


Jennifer Kirby (2010)

Jennifer Kirby has peformend with the Royal Shakespeare Company and stars as Nurse Valerie Dyer in Call the Midwife.