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West Side Story – Back by Popular Demand in 2020

The Royal Exchange Theatre has announced that their current smash-hit WEST SIDE STORY will return to the stage in 2020 due to unprecedented popular demand. Recognised as one of the world’s most iconic musicals, tickets for Sarah Frankcom’s reimagining of this Broadway classic, with new choreography by Aletta Collins, have been in high demand from the moment the production […]

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Sweet Charity – Oh God

Look, I’m going to stick my neck out here and say that we’re not going to look back on ‘Sweet Charity’ as a roaring success. You think Theresa May’s got a job on her hands? Spare a thought for the sound crew on The Donmar Warehouse’s new show, where someone has inexplicably cast Ann Marie-Duff as the terrible, terrible lead. ‘Cos it […]

h Club London Announces h Foundation Emerging Creatives 2019 Cohort

Today, h Club London (formerly The Hospital Club) has announced the h Foundation Emerging Creatives 2019 cohort. The programme is designed for talented 21-35-year-olds who are looking to progress their career in the arts. The creatives include British-Lebanese filmmaker, Celine Cotran, London-based creative director, visual producer and filmmaker Souvid Datta, designer Harry Grundy, composer and multi-instrumentalist Stefano Fasce and Danish theatre director, Camilla Gürtler. Launched in 2014, […]

Robert Bathurst cast in unique pub production as Norman’s Coach & Horses stands against Fuller’s

Robert Bathurst will play the iconic journalist in a brand-new immersive production of Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell at Norman’s Coach & Horses. Additional tickets released due to demand. British actor, Robert Bathurst star of award-winning comedy-drama series Cold Feet, historic-period drama Downton Abbey and sitcom Toast of London has been announced to play the role […]

Full Casting Announced for Peter Morgan’s The Audience, a  Nuffield Southampton Theatres Production

With SS Mendi, a co-production with Isango Ensemble, opening this week at Royal Opera House, Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announced the full cast for a new staging of Peter Morgan’s The Audience. Samuel Hodges directs Lizzie Hopley as Margaret Thatcher and Bobo MacDonald, Paul Kemp as all other Prime Ministers, Sharon Singh as The Equerry and Fay Burwell and Maddie Farmer share the role of Young Elizabeth, joining […]

Shakespeare’s Globe announces programme for new festival, ‘Women & Power’, featuring Winsome Pinnock and Clean Break

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the programme for ‘Women & Power’, a new festival of events opening on Sunday 12 May 2018. With performances, panel discussions, and a scholarly symposium, the festival will celebrate the work and voices of women of all backgrounds and will explore how the work of Shakespeare speaks to the current gender revolution, […]

Maxine Peake to star in Avalanche: A Love Story

Maxine Peake is to star in Julia Leigh’s adaptation of her powerful memoir, Avalanche: A Love Story, at the Barbican from Saturday 27 April–Sunday 12 May. A prolific theatre, television and film actress Maxine Peake’s career highlights include Black Mirror, Funny Cow, Red Riding, The Devil’s Whore, The Theory of Everything, Peterloo, The Falling, Shameless and an extensive list of dramas for the BBC including The Village, Silk, Criminal Justice, Three […]

Curve (Leicester) Announce New Co-Production Of Hanif Kureishi’s ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’

Curve, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Leeds Playhouse have today announced that they are joining forces to co-produce a new stage production of Hanif Kureishi’s screenplay My Beautiful Laundrette. The national press night will be held at Curve on 26 Sep at 7:15pm. This bold new production of Hanif Kureishi‘s ground-breaking 1985 Oscar-nominated film of the same name will be directed by Curve’s Artistic […]