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Seven rising stars from Television Workshop

25 October 08

Samantha Morton might get all the press, but here are seven other rising stars from the Television Workshop in Nottingham...

Pui Fan Lee
Arguably the most globally famous of all the ex-students as Po the Teletubbie (the red one). Pui is currently a presenter on CBeebies, but has appeared in the steamy Channel 4 series Metrosexuality and also had a small role in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.
Pui Fan Lee on IMDB

Toby Kebbell
Mr RockNRolla himself, Toby made his film debut as the mentally challenged Anthony in Shane Meadows’ excellent Dead Man's Shoes. Since then he’s worked with Oliver Stone (Alexander), Woody Allen (Match Point) and Guy Ritchie (RockNRolla). His portrayal of Joy Division manager Rob Gretton, alongside Sam Morton wowed audiences.
Toby Kebbell on IMDB

Andrew Shim
A mainstay of Shane Meadows films having appeared as Romeo Brass (A Room For Rome Brass), Donut (Once Upon a Time in the Midlands), Elvis (Dead Man's Shoes) and Milky (This Is England). He was also the voice of Grot in a TV version of Fungus The Bogeyman.
Andrew Shim on IMDB

Georgia Groome
Star of London To Brighton and the lead in new movie Angus, Thongs and Passionate Snogging. Named by The Times as a ‘movie megastar of tommorow.’
Georgia Groome on IMDB

Joe Dempsie
Shot to fame playing Chris in Skins, but Joe has also recently appeared in Doctor Who and is currently filming as Duncan Mackenzie in the movie adaptation of The Damned United, a film about Brian Clough’s fateful time in charge of Leeds United.
Joe Dempsie on IMDB

Vicky McClure
As well as leading roles for Shane Meadows in both A Room For Romeo Brass (Ladine) and This is England (Lol), Vicky has recently been directed by Madonna (yes, as in the singer) in Filth and Wisdom.
Vicky McClure on IMDB

Peter Dalton
With regular Radio 1 and 1xtra shows under his belt, MistaJam (aka Peter Dalton) is one of the rising stars of British radio and runs the UK Takeover hip hop nights. Acting-wise he started out as a teenager in Crossroads, but more recently appeared as Trexx in BBC3’s Trexx and Flipside
Peter Dalton on IMBD

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