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A Guide to London's Hottest Young Stage Actors

To be a leading actor on the London stage is to have it all: fame, acclaim, and a table at the Ivy. Which of these young thesps will be the next Olivier or Dench?


Styling by Stephen McGowan; hair by Nicholas James; Makeup by Kelly Cornwell.  

1. Vinette Robinson
The 25-year-old Robinson recently landed a lead in Sugar Mummies at the Royal Court and wrapped a guest role on the BBC’s Dr. Who.

2. Edward Hogg
Already seen in New York in Woyzeck at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn.

3. Sam Crane
Fresh from portraying Oswald in Ibsen’s Ghosts at Bristol’s Old Vic this winter, the 27-year-old is gearing up to play Roderigo in the Globe Theatre’s production of Othello.

4. Chris New
The 25-year-old made his West End debut in October opposite Alan Cumming in Martin Sherman’s Holocaust drama, Bent.

5. Mariah Gale
The 26-year-old won raves as Annabella in Southwark Playhouse’s recent production of ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore.


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