Congratulations to Claire Taylor (1989) who was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame on Sunday in Dublin.
Congratulations to Old D Hugh Welchman on his Oscar Nomination for Loving Vincent
Loving Vincent nationwide UK premiere announced for 61st BFI London Film Festival
Loving Vincent is a stunning, fully painted animated feature, starring Douglas Booth and Oscar-nominated Saoirse Ronan and directed by Dorota Kobiela and (old D) Hugh Welchman. Loving Vincent explores the life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh, told by his paintings and by the characters that inhabit them. The intrigue unfolds through interviews with the characters closest to Vincent and through dramatic reconstructions of the events leading up to his death.
Broadcast live from the National Gallery on Monday 9 October, audiences in cinemas across the country are invited to experience the film premiere and the following Q&A with special guests.
For Ticket Information and further details see Loving Vincent
Georgina Armstrong ('99) stunt girl for Wonder Woman
Georgie was a stunt double for Wonder Woman which has recently been released. She did all the dangerous bits! She has recently moved back to the UK from California with her horses. Georgie previously trained horses for films on her ranch there and also trained actors who needed to ride horses.
Simon Emanuel ('88) Produces Star Wars Movie
An amazing achievement from Simon Emanuel who has executive-produced the Star Wars stand-alone film, 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'.
Andre Compton ('84) Swims the Thames
Congratulations to Andre Compton who swam the length of the Thames (an incredible 124 miles in total) from Lechlade to Teddington, in July 2016, to raise money for 'Building for the Future Wokingham'.
Nick Hodgson ('87) Gets first telegraph Byline on the Front Page
Congratulations to Nick Hodgson on his first Telegraph byline, 'British Airways jet hit by drone over Heathrow' (April 2016).
Matt Romain (‘98) To play Hamlet at the Globe
Matt Romain played Hamlet in the matinee performance of 'Hamlet' at the Globe Theatre on April 23rd, 2016. This was the culmination of a 2-year world tour which saw 'Hamlet' performed in every country in the world. Find out more
Claire Taylor (‘89) Commentates on Sky for the World T20
Claire Taylor enjoyed commentating on Sky TV for the World T20 matches in March and April 2016. The programme showed footage of her batting in the England victory in the 2009 World Cup and she also presented an excellent batting masterclass at the interval.
John Finnemore (’91) Radio Success
Old Delphinian John Finnemore's Double Acts returned for a new series on BBC Radio 4 with the first episode entitled 'A Flock of Tigers'.