Lyn Paul returns to the role of Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers UK Tour

Following a sell-out autumn 2015 tour, the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers is set to tour theatres across the UK into 2016. The tour opens in Peterborough on Tuesday 12th January 2016. No stranger to Blood Brothers, ‘The definitive Mrs Johnstone’ (Manchester Evening News) Lyn Paul makes a welcome return to the iconic role, one she first […]

Alan Ayckbourn’s Confusions and Hero’s Welcome to tour UK and US in 2016

Two of playwright Alan Ayckbourn’s works, one a revival and the other a brand new play, are set to tour next year from January 2016. A major revival of Ayckbourn’s acclaimed 1974 play Confusions will embark on a national and international tour alongside his latest play, Hero’s Welcome. The tour opens at the Yvonne Arnaud […]

The Stage Awards 2016 Shortlist Announced

Hamlet and Harry Potter producer Sonia Friedman defends crown in The Stage Awards 2016 The world’s oldest and best theatre publication, The Stage, has announced the shortlist for its annual industry awards, celebrating success within the performing arts industry. Sonia Friedman is shortlisted for Producer of the Year, the category she won in the 2015 […]

Derby Theatre and Octagon Theatre Bolton to stage 60th anniversary revival production of John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger – Derby Theatre 4-26 March 2016

A Derby Theatre & Octagon Theatre, Bolton production  LOOK BACK IN ANGERby John Osborne Directed by Sarah Brigham   Derby Theatre:  Friday 4 – Saturday 26 March   60th anniversary production of the play which changed the face of British theatre Derby Theatre and Octagon Theatre Bolton celebrate the 60th anniversary of Osborne’s seminal play, […]

FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2016 UK TOUR OF THE MOUSETRAP

FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2016 UK TOUR OF THE MOUSETRAP THE RECORD-BREAKING 60TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR CONTINUES WITH ITS FIRST 2016 ENGAGEMENT AT NOTTINGHAM THEATRE ROYAL ON 19 JANUARY Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap will continue its record-breaking, and first ever, UK tour into 2016. The beloved murder mystery will begin the 2016 leg of its […]

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR ‘PINK MIST’ AT THE BUSH THEATRE

Cast announced for PINK MISTPINK MIST by Owen Sheers Directed by John Retallack and George Mann Bush Theatre Presented by Bristol Old Vic 21 January – 13 February 2016, Press night 26 January 2016 Casting has been announced for award-winning writer Owen Sheers’ acclaimed play Pink Mist, about the mental and physical scars of war, […]

Empire Cinemas’ 2016 film recommendations

Empire Cinemas’ 2016 film recommendations With 2015 being such a huge year for film, Empire Cinemas – the UK’s largest independent cinema chain – takes a retrospective look at this year’s major big screen successes, as well as a look forward at what film lovers can expect from cinema in 2016. In the past year […]

Whistleblower the story of Edward Snowden

Waterloo East Theatre Rewritten in the light of current events Whistleblower the story of Edward Snowden returns. Hero or Traitor? Edward Snowden is holed up in a Hong Kong hotel. He has left Hawaii, abandoned paradise, for a life on the run. Tortured by thoughts of his girlfriend, his mother and father and the fate of […]

MULTI AWARD-WINNING THRILLER AN INSPECTOR CALLS VISITS THE LYCEUM IN THE NEW YEAR

Winner of 19 major international awards, the National Theatre’s legendary production of J.B Priestley’s classic thriller An Inspector Calls returns to the Lyceum Theatre from Tuesday 12 – Saturday 16 January as part of a nationwide tour. Set before the First World War, J.B Priestley’s play is a compelling and haunting thriller. The story begins […]

RSC SHAKESPEARE ON SCREEN AT THE BARBICAN

In January 2016, alongside our work onstage at the Barbican, a special festival of RSC Shakespeare on Screen has been created to complement the King and Country plays. RSC Shakespeare on Screen9-31 January 2016Barbican Cinemas 1 & 2 Curated by John Wyver, RSC Director of Screen Productions, in association with the Barbican, RSC Shakespeare on […]