Casting announced for Tomcat at Southwark Playhouse

Full casting has been announced for Tomcat, which opens at Southwark Playhouse next month. James Rushbrooke’s Tomcat was the winner of the 2015 Papatango New Writing Prize which sees his play performed for a four week run at Southwark. Directed by Kate Hewitt, the cast will be led by 14-year-old Eleanor Worthington-Cox who won an Olivier […]

40 years of the Olivier Awards to be celebrated with BBC gala

BBC Radio 3 announced today that Maria Friedman, Daniel Evans, Adrian Lester and David Thaxton will be amongst the past Olivier Award-winners joining the BBC Concert Orchestra to perform in The Oliviers in Concert. The BBC Concert Orchestra will be teaming up with the Society of London Theatre to celebrate 40 years of the Olivier Awards, […]

Music Of The Knights – An Evening Hosted by Phillip Schofield

‘Music of the Knights’ which will be hosted by Phillip Schofield is a celebration of the legendary Knights of the entertainment industry who have transformed the face of music, film and theatre throughout the ages – Sir Elton John, Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Sir Cliff Richard, Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Paul McCartney and The Beatles, Sir Cameron Mackintosh, Sir Tim […]

Full casting announced for Patrick Barlow’s adaptation of BEN HUR

Tricycle Theatre In Association with Fiery Angel, Fiery Dragons and The Watermill Theatre Present BEN HUR – Written by Patrick Barlow – Based on the novel by General ‘Lew’ Wallace. Director: Tim Carroll; Designer: Michael Taylor; Sound Designers: Ben & Max Ringham; Lighting Designer: Mark Doubleday; Movement Director: Siân Williams. Full casting is announced today for Ben Hur – […]

BRAND NEW IMAGES RELEASED FOR TOM STOPPARD’S ABRIDGED MERCHANT OF VENICE PERFORMED BY THE NYT REP COMPANY

Brand new production images have been released for Tom Stoppard’s abridged version of The Merchant of Venice, performed by the National Youth Theatre 2015 REP company as part of the 2015 season at the Ambassadors Theatre opening next week (with previews already begun). NYT Associate Anna Niland will direct Tom Stoppard’s abridged version of Shakespeare’s […]

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical Review

Apollo Theatre 24th September  – booking until 29th November.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick What a show! Using the conceit that we are helping to pitch a new musical to Cameron, the press night audience of course chose the offices of the Daily Mail as the setting for “The Lyin’ King”. A variety of musicals are […]