Alumni Win Big in Award Season
Royal Holloway alumni have been sweeping up the awards during this year’s award season.
Georgina Campbell was awarded a BAFTA for best actress on Sunday 10th of May for her role in BBC 3 hard Hitting Drama ‘Murdered By My Boyfriend’, a series based on a true story of domestic abuse.
Georgina beat off competition from established actresses Sheridan Smith, Sarah Lancashire and Keeley Hawes who were all nominated for the Leading Actress award.
Georgina developed her acting career while studying BA Film Studies at Royal Holloway from 2011-2014, since leaving she has appeared in many well-known dramas including ‘Holby City’, ‘Casualty’, ‘Doctors’ and the ITV drama ‘The Ice Cream Girls’.
Likewise in early April, Mark strong won the Olivier for the best Actor award for his role in ‘A View from the Bridge’, staged at the Young Vic theatre where later the production made its west end transfer to the Wyndham Theatre. It was directed by fellow Olivier winner (best director) Ivan Van Hove.
Mark studied a BA Drama & Theatre Studies, 1985 here at Royal Holloway University and has appeared in a plethora of different films, plays, and television series, such as ‘The Young Victoria’, ‘Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy’, ‘Stardust’, and ‘The Imitation Game’.