Winter Round Up: We say hello to new members and share the latest news from around the studios

Red Door Management

Red Door represents Actors in TV, Film, Theatre, Voice Over work and Commercials. Marking its 10th Anniversary this year, Red Door has had an impressive decade of client successes from the multi-million pound Studio Canal Period Drama, Versailles, to achieving many regular and guest roles in ITV’s Coronation Street and Emmerdale, BBC’s Casualty and Channel 4’s Hollyoaks. The release of Sacha Baron Cohen’s new Feature Film, The Brother’s Grimsby in March will also feature two Red Door artists.


Kharmel Cochrane Casting

Kharmel Cochrane is an award winning Casting Director. Recent work includes Sundance favourite The Witch, Lilting and The Goob which won a BIFA and Best Film at Dinard. Kharmel also casts for commercials and music videos for renowned Directors such as Daniel Wolfe, Frederick Bond and David Wilson and for clients such as Mercedes, Agent Provocatuer and Nike.


Strenua London

Strenua London produce lavish, lightweight cashmere in translucent hues and jewel tone colours, accentuated with silk and wool. Founded by Sue and Pietro, Strenua seeks out those who value the sensual and sophisticated. Inspired by the romance of Rome, the drape and flow of ancient fabrics, and the timeless panache of Italian fashion, this dynamic design duo sourced gossamer strands from the plateaus of Mongolia and wove themselves the ultimate indulgence.


The Idler

The Idler is a company devoted to helping people to lead more fulfilled lives. They publish a quarterly magazine and a series of guide books; produce quirky online courses; run live events and sell gifts. The new look issue of their quarterly publication features Louis Theroux, Michael Palin, Will Self, Rachel Kelly, Dominic Frisby, Tristan Gooley and much more.


News from our Studio Holders…

Daniel Hopwood Great Interior Design Challenge

Daniel Hopwood is returning as a judge in the new series of the Great Interior Design Challenge, starting tonight on BBC2 for the next five weeks.


Monreal London

Monreal London has been selected for the esteemed ‘Brands of Tomorrow’ programme for 2016 by British luxury brand alliance Walpole. The line-up announces those trailblazing innovators who have caught the attention of the world of luxury, considered to be paving the way for generations to come. The programme provides the 12 chosen brands with bespoke learning, under the mentorship of dynamic leaders from some of Britain’s finest luxury brands.


Sidonie Sandrine

Sidonie Sandrine will be exhibiting Ioanna Kourbela’s Autumn/Winter 2016-17 collection at PURE London from 14-16 February 2016. The collection is also being showcased to buyers and boutiques owners throughout the fashion pre-buying season from her studio here at Great Western Studios. more+



KPPR have a array of fantastic comedy shows coming to London this Winter including Luisa Omielan annual Valentines Party on Sat 13th Feb. She’ll be performing her acclaimed hit debut show ‘What Would Beyonce Do?!’ and following up with a DJ’d after party to see in Valentines Day. With a 5 star review in the Metro, The Guardian called ‘What Would Beyonce Do?’ ‘one of the biggest stand up hits of the decade’.


Sophie Mollins

On the 9th of February Sophie Molins is hosting an event at Two Temple Place; the old Astor Neo Gothic mansion amidst Egyptian artefacts. There will be drinks and delicious food with Will Self and guests reading something strange and wonderful to suit the atmosphere of Mummies in a Neo Gothic mansion. The evening is to raise funds for her recovery house Steps2recovery for people coming out of Prison.



AfroditiKrassa have extended their signature product collection with the Calcutta Tile. The brand new mirror wall tile, inspired by classic art deco pattern, comes in our three tinted mirror colours. more+


Gluckman Smith

Gluckman Smith are delighted to launch their new website that was worked on in collaboration with ex-studio holders Hatched.



Tiipoi have been showing their original launch collection of tableware and kitchenware from 2014 as well their more recent 2015 ‘in colour’ collection at Maison & Objet Paris.


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24 February 2016