Tag Archives: Sophie Okonedo

HH Christmas and New Year Guide 2016/17

The holiday season is just around the corner, so here’s wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone here at Hamilton Hodell! As always, below you will find your festive guide to this season’s HH treats, with listings for all upcoming films, television programmes and theatre shows starring Hamilton Hodell clients over the […]


This Sunday at 8pm, BBC Four will premiere its documentary Young, Gifted & Classical: The Making of a Maestro, superbly narrated by our brilliant SOPHIE OKONEDO. As part of the BBC’s current ‘Black and British’ season, this one-hour observational documentary explores issues of diversity and access in classical music and follows Sheku Kanneh-Mason, winner of this year’s BBC Young Musician Award. The […]

TVChoice Awards: 2016 Nominees

The first round of (longlist) nominations has been announced for the 2016 TVChoice Awards, which honour television’s most popular stars and shows. It’s been an incredible year for television and we’re thrilled to see so many nominations for our clients and the wealth of shows in which they starred. Check out the full list of […]


Following an outstanding international critical and audience reaction to the BAFTA award-winning The Hollow Crown series in 2012, Neal Street Productions and Carnival Films/NBC Universal have shot the concluding part of this ambitious cycle of Shakespeare’s History plays for the screen in three further adaptations, premiering on the BBC in May. Subtitled The Wars Of The Roses, the second […]


Bold and gripping, Undercover is a new six-part thriller written by Peter Moffat for the BBC. It stars our brilliant SOPHIE OKONEDO in the lead role and premieres this Sunday 3rd April at 9pm on BBC One. The drama follows Maya (played by SOPHIE), a spirited and passionate barrister who is about to become the first black Director […]

Ben Whishaw Special: SPECTRE, LONDON SPY & More

2015 has been a hugely exciting year for our brilliant client BEN WHISHAW, and it’s about to get even better! As his star shines ever brighter, BEN can be seen performing in numerous current and upcoming film, television and theatre roles, including the latest instalment to the James Bond franchise, Spectre, and soon-to-air contemporary spy thriller London Spy. Read on for […]


The Stranger On The Bridge is an emotional and moving documentary narrated by SOPHIE OKONEDO, airing on Monday 4th May at 9pm on Channel 4. It tells the true story of 26-year-old Jonny Benjamin who, following his diagnosis of schizophrenic affective disorder, found himself on the verge of taking his own life on Waterloo Bridge […]

2014 BFI London Film Festival

The 2014 BFI London Film Festival is just around the corner, taking place this year from 8th – 19th October. Screening at this year’s festival is a veritable feast of HH treats, including seven new feature films starring HH clients. Check out the full line-up of Hamilton Hodell goodies below and be sure to book […]

Tony Awards For Sophie & Mark

HUGE congratulations go to our clients SOPHIE OKONEDO and MARK RYLANCE, both of whom won awards at the 68th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday night at New York’s Radio City Music Hall! SOPHIE OKONEDO won the Tony Award for Best Performance By An Actress In A Featured Role In A Play, for her amazing performance in the Broadway revival of A […]

Sophie Wins Theatre World Award!

The 2014 winners of the annual Theatre World Awards have been announced and huge congratulations go out to SOPHIE OKONEDO for winning an Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance Award! Each year, the Theatre World Awards honour twelve nominees – six actors and six actresses – for their outstanding debut performances in a Broadway or […]

2014 Tony Award Nominations

Huge congratulations go out to MARK RYLANCE, STEPHEN FRY and SOPHIE OKONEDO for their 2014 Tony Award nominations, announced this week. MARK has been nominated for two awards: Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Play for Richard III and Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role In A […]

Autumn 2013 With HH: Best Of The New Shows

We’re very excited to announce a plethora of fantastic new (and returning) series premiering on UK television this Autumn. The upcoming shows listed below all star Hamilton Hodell clients and are receiving a lot of hype from critics and television audiences as the new season approaches. Have a browse through the list below, check out […]

AFTER EARTH – Out June 7

After Earth, one of this summer’s most anticipated blockbusters, hits UK cinema screens next week on Friday 7th June and stars Will Smith, Jaden Smith and HH client SOPHIE OKONEDO. Set one thousand years after humanity’s resettlement on a habitable exoplanet outside of our Solar System, a peacekeeping organization known as the Ranger Corps is […]

5 Nights Of MAYDAY

Mayday is a brand new 5-part drama for BBC1, starring SOPHIE OKONEDO. It premieres this Sunday 3rd March at 9pm on BBC1 and runs for five consecutive nights. Mayday tells the story of Hattie, a village’s 14-year-old May Queen who vanishes without trace as she cycles to the parade. With an eerie atmosphere established from […]

BAFTA TV Awards 2012 – Nominations

The full nominations for the 2012 Arqiva BAFTA Television Awards have been announced this week. Huge congratulations go out to all nominated HH clients and shows. The event itself will take place on Sunday 27th May, to be overseen by host Dara O’Brian. See below for a list of all HH-related nominations. For the full […]


SOPHIE OKONEDO has taken a leading role in a new short film created by Amnesty International which calls on oil company Shell to take responsibility for its actions in the Niger Delta – an area of Nigeria which is roughly the size of Scotland. The dramatic two-minute film called Livelihoods throws a spotlight on the […]

RTS Awards 2011: Nominees

The Royal Television Society has today published the nominations for the 2011 Programme Awards, which will be announced at a ceremony on 20th March 2012. The shortlist contains only three nominees per category and big congratulations go out to all the Hamilton Hodell clients who starred in nominated shows. See below for a full list. […]

AACTA Awards 2012

The nominees for the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) 2012 Awards have just been announced and two excellent Australian dramas – ABC1′s The Slap and Foxtel’s Cloudstreet – lead the television nominees. Big congratulations to KERRY FOX who stars in Cloudstreet and SOPHIE OKONEDO who stars in The Slap. KERRY FOX has […]

Sophie Gets Her SLAP On

The brilliant new eight-part mini-series The Slap, starring SOPHIE OKONEDO, starts next week – Thursday 27th October, 10pm on BBC4. Based on the award-winning 2008 novel by Christos Tsiolkas, The Slap traces the shattering repercussions of a single event on a group of family and friends when, at an Australian backyard barbecue, a man slaps […]


Breaking news! The BBC has snapped up the UK TV rights to the upcoming eight-part Australian mini-series The Slap, starring SOPHIE OKONEDO. Based on the award-winning 2008 novel by Christos Tsiolkas, The Slap traces the shattering repercussions of a single event on a group of family and friends when, at an Australian backyard barbecue, a […]