Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announces Autumn and Winter Season 2019

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announces Autumn and Winter Season 2019 Highlights ·         Robert Lindsay stars in Prism – Terry Johnson’s witty and poignant play about the extraordinary life of the Oscar-winning cinematographer, Jack Cardiff. ·         Rebel Music, a new play by Robin French and a raucous celebration of people power, set to a soundtrack of Punk, Reggae and 2Tone. ·         Inua […]

Lawrence Batley Theatre announces three year partnerships with writer and poet Nikita Gill and ThickSkin theatre company

Lawrence Batley Theatre announces three year partnerships with writer and poet Nikita Gill and ThickSkin theatre company Lawrence Batley Theatre’s new Artistic Director & Chief Executive Henry Filloux-Bennett today announced the first ‘Storytellers’, artists who will be creating and performing work at the theatre over the next three years. Nikita Gill is an Indian writer and […]

Tom Stoppard’s Rough Crossing Review

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield – until Saturday 27th April 2019 Reviewed by Charleigh Christmas 3*** The play Rough Crossing written by Tom Stoppard in 1984, is a comedy set aboard an ocean liner, carrying a cast of characters on a journey to make their premier in New York. The cast is made up of a pair […]

Announcing the final Thunder Girl – Carol Harrison stars as ‘Chrissie’ in The Thunder Girls!

Announcing the final Thunder GirlCarol Harrison stars as ‘Chrissie’ in The Thunder Girls! Carol Harrison has been announced as the final star to be cast in the all-female world premiere preview of The Thunder Girls at The Lowry Tue 24 – Sat 28 September. Carol will star alongside Coronation Street’s Beverley Callard, Queen of Day Time TV, Coleen […]

BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL 2020 Tour Announced

PAUL BLAKE, SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING, MIKE BOSNER IN ASSOCIATION WITH MICHAEL HARRISON ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF THE OLIVIER, TONY AND GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL EMBARKING ON A UK AND IRELAND TOUR OPENING AT THE CHURCHILL THEATRE BROMLEY ON 11 JANUARY 2020 Following a highly successful West End run/a run of two […]

Leeds Playhouse Announces New Theatre Director

NEW THEATRE DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED AT LEEDS PLAYHOUSE Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS) – the professional artist development programme for potential, new, emerging and experienced theatre directors – has announced its 18-Month Residency placements for 2019. The newly redeveloped Leeds Playhouse will host the scheme from September this year welcoming Sameena Hussain for a paid residency and the opportunity to […]

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY REVIEW

RICHMOND THEATRE – UNTIL 27th APRIL 2019 Reviewed by Serena Norgren 3*** The Picture of Dorian Gray, adapted from Oscar Wilde’s probably most popular and scandalous story, is brought to the stage in a new adaptation by Séan Aydon. Staying true to the original tale, we learn of the beautiful orphan, Dorian Gray (Gavin Fowler) […]

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake Review

Hull New Theatre – until 27th April 2019 Reviewed by Catherine McWilliams 5***** I was lost at the Hull New Theatre, lost in the beauty and spectacle of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, and now I am lost for words and feeling inadequate, how do I review such a wonderful experience? Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake is […]

BLOOD BROTHERS RETURNS TO LEEDS GRAND THEATRE

IT IS TRUE; BLOOD BROTHERS RETURNS TO LEEDS GRAND THEATRE WEST END STAR LINZI HATELEY REPRISES HER ROLE AS MRS JOHNSTONE The international smash hit musical Blood Brothers returns to Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 7 to Saturday 18 May 2019. Considered ‘one of the best musicals ever written’ (SUNDAY TIMES), Blood Brothers – presented by award-winning producer/director Bill Kenwright andwritten by award-winning playwright Willy Russell – has […]

Full Casting for My Beautiful Laundrette Announced

CURVE, BELGRADE THEATRE COVENTRY, EVERYMAN THEATRE CHELTENHAM AND LEEDS PLAYHOUSE ANNOUNCE FULL CASTING OF Hanif Kureishi‘s MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE FEATURING Omar Malik as Omar Jonny Fines as Johnny And Original film cast member Gordon Warnecke as Papa “Could anyone in their right mind call this silly little island off of Europe their home?” Following the […]