Kes Review

Leeds Playhouse – until Saturday 16th February 2019 Reviewed By Dawn Smallwood 4**** Barry Hines’ Kes returns to the Leeds Playhouse and marks 2019, an exciting year for the theatre amid the anticipated return to the main building later on in the year after the extensive renovation. Kes makes a return visit after its 2016 […]

Full casting announced for Theatre Royal Bath’s in-house productions for Spring 2019

FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THEATRE ROYAL BATH’S IN-HOUSE PRODUCTIONS FOR SPRING 2019  SIMON CALLOW, JANE ASHER, JESSICA TURNER AND ASH RIZI IN NOËL COWARD’S A SONG AT TWILIGHT, FROM 13-23 FEBRUARY WITH OPENING NIGHT ON 20 FEBRUARY AND THEN TOURING  OWEN SHARPE AND KEVIN TRAINOR TO STAR IN AWARD-WINNING COMEDY STONES IN HIS POCKETS, CO-PRODUCED WITH ROSE THEATRE PRODUCTIONS, […]

ENGLISH TOURING THEATRE AND PAPATANGO ANNOUNCE FULL CAST FOR UK TOUR OF THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR

ENGLISH TOURING THEATRE AND PAPATANGO ANNOUNCE FULL CAST FOR UK TOUR OF THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR English Touring Theatre and Papatango present The Funeral DirectorBy Iman Qureshi  UK tour: 7 – 30 March 2019 Director: Hannah Hauer-King;Designer: Amy Jane Cook; Lighting Designer: Jack Weir Sound Designer: Max Pappenheim English Touring Theatre and Papatango today announce the full cast for the UK tour of Iman Qureshi’s The Funeral Director,an […]

DEAFINITELY THEATRE AND BIRMINGHAM STAGE COMPANY ANNOUNCE WORLD PREMIÈRE OF HORRIBLE HISTORIES – DREADFUL DEAF – DEAFINITELY NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED!

DEAFINITELY THEATRE AND BIRMINGHAM STAGE COMPANY ANNOUNCE WORLD PREMIÈRE OF HORRIBLE HISTORIES – DREADFUL DEAF – DEAFINITELY NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED! Deafinitely Theatre and Birmingham Stage Company present The World Première of Horrible Histories – Dreadful Deaf – Deafinitely not for the faint-hearted! Director: Paula Garfield; Designer: Paul Burgess; Lighting Designer: Joe Hornsby Composer and Sound Designer: Chris Bartholomew On tour: 29 May – 23 June […]

WINNER OF THE 2019 STAGE AWARD FOR BEST FRINGE THEATRE THE BARN THEATRE CIRENCESTER ANNOUNCES EXCITING NEW SEASON FOR 2019

WINNER OF THE 2019 STAGE AWARD FOR BEST FRINGE THEATRE THE BARN THEATRE CIRENCESTER ANNOUNCES EXCITING NEW SEASON FOR 2019 Winner of Best Fringe Theatre in the 2019 Stage Awards, The Barn Theatre is delighted to present its line-up of five in-house productions for the upcoming 2019 Season, including one of Michael Morpurgo’s finest works, The Butterfly Lion, William Shakespeare’s […]

Lesley Joseph to play ‘Miss Hannigan’ in ANNIE

LESLEY JOSEPH TO PLAY ‘MISS HANNIGAN’ IN MICHAEL HARRISON AND DAVID IAN’S PRODUCTION OF THE MUSICAL “ANNIE” IN ABERDEEN, EDINBURGH, SUNDERLAND, CANTERBURY, CRAWLEY, BELFAST, IPSWICH, WIMBLEDON AND STOKE ON TRENT Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that Lesley Joseph will star as ‘Miss Hannigan’ in their smash hit production of the musical “ANNIE” at His Majesty’s Theatre […]

Rebecca Trehearn to star in Stephen Schwartz musical RAGS

OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS REBECCA TREHEARN TO STAR IN A NEW VERSION OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ MUSICAL RAGS AT HOPE MILL THEATRE, MANCHESTER FULL CAST ANNOUNCED Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment and Joseph Houston and William Whelton of Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester are delighted to announce Olivier Award-winning actress Rebecca Trehearn will star as Rebecca in the […]

John Malkovich to make first West End Appearance in almost 30 years in Bitter Wheat, a new play by David Mamet

JOHN MALKOVICH TO MAKE FIRST WEST END APPEARANCE IN 30 YEARS IN THE WORLD PREMIERE OF DAVID MAMET’S WITH THE ACCLAIMED DOON MACKICHAN AS SONDRA & INTRODUCING IOANNA KIMBOOK IN HER THEATRICAL DEBUT Performances begin Friday 7 June: Garrick Theatre The multi award-winning John Malkovich returns to the West End stage after nearly 30 years to play Barney […]

Welcome to the UK

Bunker Theatre – until 16 February 2019 Reviewed by Claire Roderick 4**** Borderline’s follow up to their satire of the Calais Jungle focuses on what happens once refugees have arrived in the UK. The labyrinthine and sometimes farcical process of applying for refugee status is portrayed as a slightly seedy end of pier funfair, overseen […]