The 2016 New Year Honours list has been announced

Imelda Staunton, Barbara Windsor and Matthew Bourne in New Year Honours list Acting talent from across stage and screen have been named in the New Year Honours list. EastEnders and Carry On actress Barbara Windsor, 78, has been made a dame, as well as Welsh actress Sian Phillips. The star of recent hit musical revival […]

Alison Steadman replaced by Pennie Downie in Hampstead’s Rabbit Hole

Producers have announced that Penny Downie (Downton Abbey, The Fairy Queen,Judgement Day) will replace Alison Steadman in the role of Nat in Hampstead Theatre’s production of Rabbit Hole. Steadman has withdrawn from the production prior to the start of rehearsals due to personal reasons. Hampstead Theatre artistic director Edward Hall said: “We are delighted to […]

SCHOOL OF ROCK PUSHES UK PREMIÈRE TO 2017

School Of Rock, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical that has recently smashed Broadway box office records, has moved its West End première to spring 2017. The stage adaptation of the hit Jack Black film had previously been expected to open at the London Palladium in autumn 2016. The show’s production team will use the new […]

WHAT LIES BENEATH – RICK GUEST AT THE HOSPITAL CLUB GALLERY 22 – 31 JANUARY

WHAT LIES BENEATH AN EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS OF DANCERS BY RICK GUEST, WITH OLIVIA POMP OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FROM 22 – 31 JANUARY, WITH A PRIVATE VIEW ON 21 JANUARY HOSPITAL CLUB GALLERY, 24 ENDELL ST, LONDON, WC2H 9HQ In this, his second exhibition of dancers to be held at the Hospital Club […]

CBEEBIES’ CHRIS JARVIS TO HOST RELAXED PERFORMANCE PANTO

Newcastle Theatre Royal is delighted to announce that TV presenter and children’s favourite, Chris Jarvis, will host the Relaxed Performance of Dick Whittington on Tuesday 12 January.   Best known for his work as a presenter on CBeebies, Chris will join the cast at Newcastle Theatre Royal, for its first Relaxed Performance since it became […]

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock smashes Broadway Box Office Records

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School Of Rock smashes Broadway Box Office records as UK search begins for the West End Kids cast. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical School of Rock, with book by Julian Fellowes, based on the 2003 Jack Black movie, has broken the house record at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre, grossing more than US$1.5 million […]

Empire Cinemas and Dr David Lewis reveal how film impacts our lives

The Emotional Power of Film: Empire Cinemas’ Cin-sations Part Two reveals how film impacts our lives ·Almost one fifth (19%) of the UK say cinema provides an emotional release · Comedy gives our body a great aerobic workout and 32% of Brits say relieves stress · 16% of men think going to the cinema to watch a […]

Darlington Civic Theatre – Beyond The Barricade

DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING… Beyond The Barricade returns to Darlington Civic Theatre in January with an evening of songs from the most loved musicals of all time. Beyond The Barricade has delighted audiences throughout the UK and Europe for more than a decade, with its exciting concert portrayal of the greatest songs in […]

NEW THEATRE ROYAL SEASON GOES OFF WITH A CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG!

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: The Father 18-23 April ‘16 Tom 3 – 7 May ‘16 Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour 12-16 July ‘16 The Commitments 6-11 Feb ‘17   Fresh from winning the ‘Most Welcoming Theatre in the UK’ award in October, Newcastle Theatre Royal has announced a sizzling new season for Spring/Summer 2016, full of delights […]

New thriller Rehearsal for Murder to tour the UK

A new theatre company created by Bill Kenwright is set to tour the UK with their production of Rehearsal for Murder, opening at the Theatre Royal, Windsor in January 2016. Rehearsal for Murder will be the first production from The Classic Thriller Theatre Company and is written by the award-winning team Richard Levinson and William […]