Notable Alumni

Are you a past student of Joseph Chamberlain College?

It’s important to us that we remain connected to our students once they have left us, to find out where life takes them after JCC. Many of our graduates move on to university, others achieve high flying careers and some become household names. Whatever you’re doing now, we’d like to keep in touch and feature you on our Student Success After JCC page.

The JCC Alumni is open to all ex-pupils as a place to keep in touch with the college and catch up with fellow alumni. We are keen to invite past students to get involved in talks and workshops with our current students, so do let us know via the below form if you are interested in returning to College.

You can keep in touch with College on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Please invite others, share your career success stories and update us all on life after JCC.

Our notable alumni include:
Adrian Lester OBE

Star of films Maybe Baby, The Day after Tomorrow, Case 39, Primary Colours and the hit BBC series Hustle and Bonekickers. Directed several episodes of Sky Atlantic’s Riviera.

Donnaleigh Bailey

Star of the BBC series Doctors, has also played roles in Coronation Street, Holby City, One Way Love, Dangerfield and Crossroads.

Mahtab Hussain

Artist, director and photographer whose work has been featured in The Guardian, The Economist, The Independent, Vanity Fair, New York Time, Metro, Buzzfeed, Dazed and Confused.

Matt Henry MBE

Finalist on The Voice and star of Olivier award-winning West End musical, Kinky Boots, as the lead role, Lola.

Matt Rawle

An Olivier-nominated stage actor, starring in many West End musicals including Into the Woods and Evita. Previously appeared in Doctors and Holby City.

Saima Ajram

BBC Asian Network radio host, actor, broadcaster and documentary film maker. Three time ‘Best Show’ winner at the Pakistan Music and Media Awards.

 Tayyib Mahmood

Studio Unit Trainee and Locations Assistant at Pinewood Studios, worked on ‘Ready Player One’ and the James Bond film, ‘No Time To Die’.

Zoe Tyler

Musical Theatre singer, soloist in the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, judge in the BBC’s Any Dream Will Do and How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?, coach on Disney’s My Camp Rock and former panelist on Loose Women.


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