Funny Girl Starring Sheridan Smith transfers to Savoy Theatre for 12-Week Season

Due to unprecedented demand the Menier Chocolate Factory Production of Funny Girl will transfer to the Savoy Theatre in London’s West End, following the sold out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory which commences on 20th November, 2015. Michael Mayer’s production, starring Olivier and BAFTA award-winning actress Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice and with the cast […]

WINNERS ANNOUNCED For The 2015 Wilma Awards!

The second annual West End Wilma Awards took place this afternoon, at The Hippodrome Casino. Winners are shown below in bold Best West End Show Sponsored by eStage Gypsy Memphis The Nether _____________________ Best Off-West End Show Carrie The Clockmakers Daughter Return of the Soldier _____________________ Best Touring Show Wicked Calamity Jane Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor […]

BBC Documentary Follows York Theatre Royal Redevelopment

BBC DOCUMENTARY GOES BEHIND THE HOARDINGS AT THE THEATRE.   York Theatre Royal is to feature in a BBC documentary on Monday 9 November on BBC One, covering the current redevelopment project and this summer’s huge community production In Fog and Falling Snow. The programme is narrated by Sir Derek Jacobi and is being shown as […]

STOMP COLLABORATES WITH HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS IN NEW YORK

STOMP COLLABORATES WITH HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS IN NEW YORK CITY TO CELEBRATE TEAM’S 90TH YEAR Eight performers from the New York production of STOMP took to an outdoor basketball court in New York City’s Greenwich Village with four stars from the world famous Harlem Globetrotters to celebrate the team’s 90th year. CLICK HERE to watch the single-take video of their […]

EXPLORE WHAT IT MEANS TO BE BLACK, BRITISH AND FEMALE IN DARK & LOVELY AT THE CRUCIBLE STUDIO

EXPLORE WHAT IT MEANS TO BE BLACK, BRITISH AND FEMALE IN DARK & LOVELY AT THE CRUCIBLE STUDIO   Artist and performer Selina Thompson brings her highly-acclaimed one woman show, Dark & Lovely, to the Crucible Studio Theatre from Wednesday 18 – Friday 20 November. Using memories, music, rum and a ‘Tumbleweave installation’, Selina explores […]

FASCINATING AIDA’S DILLIE KEANE TO TOUR SOLO SHOW NEXT SPRING

FASCINATING AIDA’S DILLIE KEANE SPRINGS INTO ACTION WITH HER SOLO SHOW – HER FIRST FOR 557 YEARS! TOURING THE UK FROM FEBRUARY   After celebrating 30 years of Fascinating Aida, Dillie Keane is taking a short break from her gal pals to bring audiences around the country her solo show, written by her and Adèle […]

The State vs John Hayes Review

Kings Head Theatre  28 October – 22 November.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick Good grief, that was intense. Lucy Roslyn’s one-act play about Elyese Dukie, a Death Row inmate in 1950s Texas, is powerful and puzzling. Elyese is initially defiant and mocks the court and her stuttering attorney, but as twitches and pains begin, her underlying […]

PARK THEATRE – 2016 NEW SEASON

PARK THEATRE ANNOUNCES AN EXCITING NEW SEASON OF WORK FOR 2016 INCLUDING SEVEN WORLD PREMIERES   FOLLOWING HIS CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ROLE AS ‘JIMMY SAVILE’, ALISTAIR MCGOWAN RETURNS TO PARK200 TO STAR IN THE UK PREMIERE OF PETER QUILTER’S AMNESIA DRAMA 4000 DAYS   YES MINISTER’S JONATHAN LYNN WRITES AND DIRECTS THE PATRIOTIC TRAITOR EXAMINING THE […]

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR ROYAL COURT’S HANGMEN IN THE WEST END

Robert Fox, Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions and Royal Court Theatre Productions presentThe Royal Court Theatre production ofHANGMENBy Martin McDonaghDirected by Matthew Dunster Set and costume design by Anna Fleischle, lighting by Joshua Carr and sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph. ANDY NYMAN, CRAIG PARKINSON AND TONY HIRST JOIN DAVID MORRISSEY, JOHNNY FLYNN AND […]