Stars of Tomorrow 2007 - Ben Barnes, Felicity Jones, Matt Smith

Source: Gage Skidmore, Heather McCall

Ben Barnes, Felicity Jones and Matt Smith

The 2007 edition of Stars of Tomorrow is another star-studded list of British talent.

Felicity Jones, the 2016 BAFTA Britannia Award British Artist of the Year winner and Academy Award nominated actress, is profiled alongside the Eleventh Doctor Who Matt Smith and actors like Tom Payne, Ben Barnes, Arsher Ali, and Kimberley Nixon.

The talented filmmakers featured this year have also gone on to successful careers in their fields. Dennis Kelly, a writer for stage and screen, co-wrote Matilda the Musical, for which he won an Olivier and Tony award and writer-director Matt Kirby won an Academy Award in 2015 for his short film The Phone Call.

Noteworthy stars include Jack Thorne, a multiple BAFTA TV-award winning writer for his This is England saga and The Fades, as well as director Adam Smith and screenwriter Peter Harness. The entire list is below.



  • Khalid Abdalla
  • Arsher Ali
  • Gemma Arterton
  • Ben Barnes
  • Matthew Beard
  • Lucinda Dryzek
  • Andrew Garfield
  • Rasmus Hardiker
  • Felicity Jones
  • Martin McCann
  • Hannah Murray
  • Kimberley Nixon
  • Tom Payne
  • Matt Smith
  • Manjinder Virk
  • Charity Wakefield
  • Kierston Wareing


  • Johnny Barrington, writer-director
  • Peter Baynton, writer-director-animator
  • Alecky Blythe, writer
  • Hope Dickson Leach, writer-director
  • Richard Fenwick, writer-director
  • Jeanie Finlay, writer-director
  • Peter Harness, writer
  • Deborah Haywood, writer-director
  • Anna Higgs and Gavin Humphries, producers
  • Kothai Kanthan, writer-director
  • Jesse Lawrence, writer-director
  • Dennis Kelly, writer
  • Mat Kirby, writer-director
  • Stephen Leslie, writer-director
  • Tina Pawlik, producer
  • Zam Salim, writer-director
  • Adam Smith, director
  • Zoe Stewart, producer
  • Jack Thorne, writer
  • Paul Wright, writer-director