Ruthie Henshall, Darren Day, Sam Tutty and more star in Godspell 50th Anniversary concert | Streaming worldwide 27, 28, 29 August 2020

West End stars unite for special Godspell 50thAnniversary concertStreaming worldwide: 27th, 28th and 29th AugustThomas Hopkins & Michael Quinn for Ginger Quiff Media in associate with the Hope Mill Theatre Prepare ye the way of Godspell in concert! Theatrical legends will come together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Godspell in an exciting online concert […]

CEO of The Lowry in Salford responds to DCMS funding announcement

CEO of The Lowry in Salford responds to DCMS funding announcement Julia Fawcett OBE, chief executive of The Lowry, said: “The announcement of £1.57bn of emergency investment in the UK’s culture sector is welcome news, but we are fast running out of time. “This lifeline will come too late for some organisations who have already […]

RSC media statement in response to the government announcement of investment to protect Britain’s world-class cultural, arts and heritage institutions

RSC media statement in response to the government announcement of investment to protect Britain’s world-class cultural, arts and heritage institutions RSC Executive Director, Catherine Mallyon and Artistic Director, Gregory Doran said; “We are very pleased and relieved to hear news of the government’s support package and investment in the arts and culture sector during this […]

Theatres Trust statement in response to the UK Government’s rescue package for the arts

With the news being published tonight announcing the £1.57 billion rescue package for the arts, I’d like to share a statement in response from Jon Morgan, director of The Theatres Trust, a national advisory public body for theatres.  Jon Morgan comments: Theatres Trust welcomes the announcement of £1.57bn additional support for the arts and cultural sectors, and the recognition of […]

HACKNEY EMPIRE CROWDFUNDER RAISES £40k IN SEVEN DAYS – NEW SOCIALLY DISTANCED ON STAGE IMAGE RELEASED

The #SaveHackneyEmpire crowdfunding campaign can be found here. HACKNEY EMPIRE RAISES £40K IN THE FIRST WEEK OF ITS #SAVEHACKNEYEMPIRE CAMPAIGN A campaign to help Hackney Empire survive the impact of Covid-19 has raised over £40,000 in the week since it launched. The Crowdfunding campaign hosted by the Mayor of London Pay It Forward initiative went live […]

Postcard drama for rural audiences – Love From Cleethorpes | New Perspectives

New Perspectives presents:Love From CleethorpesA six-part drama delivered through the letterbox to hard-to-reach rural audiencesWritten and devised by Jack McNamaraAugust 2020 @NPTheatre | #LoveFromCleethorpes | www.newperspectives.co.uk Before the Covid-19 outbreak, Nottingham-based New Perspectives brought high quality theatre to village halls and arts venues in rural areas: now, they have devised a novel way of reaching isolated rural […]

BARD FROM THE BARN SERIES 2 TRAILER RELEASED STARRING WEST END STARS AND GRADUATES

Barn Theatre | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube | Website BARD FROM THE BARN SERIES 2 TRAILER RELEASED STARRING WEST END STARS AND GRADUATES NATASHA BARNES AND NATHAN AMZI AMONG NEW CAST FOR THE BARN THEATRE’S ONGOING SHAKESPEARE IN LOCKDOWN SERIES THE NEW PHASE ALSO SEES THIRTY-FIVE DRAMA SCHOOL STUDENTS JOIN THE SERIES AS PART OF THE BARN THEATRE’S INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT […]

DESIGNERS LAUNCH #MISSINGLIVETHEATRE ACROSS THE UK AND IRELAND FROM 3 JULY 2020

#scenechange – Dialogue in Strange Times… DESIGNERS LAUNCH #MISSINGLIVETHEATRE ACROSS THE UK AND IRELAND FROM 3 JULY 2020 As much of the UK entertainment and hospitality industries open to customers from 4 July, theatres remain closed, unable to stage live performances. From early on in lockdown, the design community have been uncomfortably aware of the negative visual […]

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap will re-open in the West End on Friday 23 October

THE WORLD’S LONGEST RUNNING PLAY THE MOUSETRAP TO RE-OPEN IN THE WEST END ON 23 OCTOBER Production to open with social distancing in accordance with Stage Four of the Government’s Road Map for the return of theatre Agatha Christie’s thriller to resume record-breaking run at The St Martin’s Theatre, London www.uk.the-mousetrap.co.uk Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap – […]

Talawa’s new verbatim project with Black key and frontline workers: Tales from the Front Line | Autumn 2020

Presented by Talawa Theatre CompanyTales from the Front LineAutumn 2020 Talawa Theatre Company are creating an online experience featuring six brand new short pieces using verbatim interviews from Black key and frontline workers which explore the historic moment of the Covid-19 crisis and its impact on them. The pandemic has had a starkly divergent impact […]