Don Warrington News

Belgrade Theatre Wins UK Theatre Award for Promotion of DiversityBelgrade Theatre Wins UK Theatre Award for Promotion of Diversity
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

The Belgrade Theatre has picked up a prestigious UK Theatre award for the Promotion of Diversity at a glittering awards ceremony held at London's Guildhall on Sunday 9th October. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ian McKellen, Eileen Atkins & Vanessa Redgrave at UK Theatre AwardsPhoto Flash: Ian McKellen, Eileen Atkins & Vanessa Redgrave at UK Theatre Awards
by Marianka Swain - Oct 10, 2016

Yesterday UK Theatre gave out awards to leading talents in performing, producing and theatre management throughout the United Kingdom. Sheffield Theatres' SHOW BOAT and FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS together took Best Musical Production, while Clare Burt picked up a performance award for the former and Rebecca Trehearn for the latter. Charlene James won Best New Play for CUTTIN' IT, and Paapa Essiedu Best Performance In A Play for the Royal Shakespeare Company's HAMLET. (more...)

Liverpool Empire Theatre Manager Wins Top UK Theatre AwardLiverpool Empire Theatre Manager Wins Top UK Theatre Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Liverpool Empire Theatre's Diane Belding has been named Theatre Manager of the Year at the prestigious UK Theatre Awards. (more...)

SHOW BOAT, FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS & More Win UK Theatre Awards!SHOW BOAT, FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS & More Win UK Theatre Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

UK Theatre has announced the winners of the UK Theatre Awards 2016 - the only awards to honour outstanding achievement in performing, producing and management in theatres throughout the United Kingdom. (more...)

Belgrade Theatre Sets Full Autumn 2016 SeasonBelgrade Theatre Sets Full Autumn 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Coventry's Belgrade Theatre has today announced full details of the shows to feature in its Autumn 2016 Season which include a brand new production of original British rock 'n' roll musical, Roll Over Beethoven from the director of Three Minute Heroes, the UK premiere of Ostrich Boys in B2, based on the award-winning novel by Keith Gray and the return of Birmingham comedy-legend Jasper Carrott and award-winning impressionist Alistair McGowan to the Midlands from Tues 14 - Thurs 16 Mar 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: KING LEAR, Birmingham Rep, May 2016BWW Review: KING LEAR, Birmingham Rep, May 2016
by Emma Cann - Jun 4, 2016

The Birmingham Rep present another exciting Shakespearean production to celebrate 400 years since the great writers' death; this time it was King Lear. Directed by Michael Buffong, this production has the audience gripped from the start. (more...)

KING LEAR Coming to Birmingham Repertory TheatreKING LEAR Coming to Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

An epic new version of Shakespeare's King Lear plays at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 19 to 28 May, commemorating 400 years since the playwright's death. A co-production between Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company, and in association with The REP, King Lear is a brutal portrait of a man unravelling - pitted against his daughters, against nature and against the universe itself. (more...)

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Sets 2016 SeasonBirmingham Repertory Theatre Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Jonathan Coe's The Rotters' Club, Gareth Farr's The Quiet House and Tom Wells' Folk will receive their stage premieres at Birmingham Repertory Theatre next year. The new Spring and Summer 2016 season also features a ground-breaking new production of The Government Inspector, Don Warrington as King Lear, plus a major revival of Alan Bennett's Single Spies alongside a compelling mix of drama, comedy and family shows. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of EL. TRAIN at Hoxton HallPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of EL. TRAIN at Hoxton Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Ruth Wilson stars in the London premiere of The El. Train: three one-act plays by Eugene O'Neill (The Web, Before Breakfast and The Dreamy Kid). The plays, written between 1913 and 1918, are being presented together for the first time. Ruth acts in The Web and Before Breakfast, directed by Sam Yates, and makes her directorial debut with The Dreamy Kid. Combining live music with immersive design, all housed in the intimate setting of Grade II listed Hoxton Hall (built 1863, seating an audience of 125), The El. Train will run for a limited four-week season through 30 December. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Don Warrington & Dona Croll to Star in ALL MY SONS at Talawa Theatre; Full Cast AnnouncedDon Warrington & Dona Croll to Star in ALL MY SONS at Talawa Theatre; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

This autumn Talawa Theatre Company and the Royal Exchange Theatre will present a major revival of ALL MY SONS by Arthur Miller. The production will star two of the country's most distinguished actors - Don Warrington MBE (RISING DAMP, DEATH IN PARADISE) as Joe and Doņa Croll (CASUALTY, DOCTORS) as Kate, and will run from Wednesday 25 September to Saturday 26 October 2013. (more...)

RISING DAMP to Play Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, June 24-29RISING DAMP to Play Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, June 24-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

The brand new stage production of ITV's top comedy of all time, Rising Damp, visits the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 24 - Today 29 June, directed by the show's original star, Don Warrington. (more...)

RISING DAMP Plays Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, Now thru June 29RISING DAMP Plays Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, Now thru June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

The brand new stage production of ITV's top comedy of all time, Rising Damp, visits the Lyceum Theatre from today, 24 - Saturday 29 June, directed by the show's original star, Don Warrington. (more...)

RISING DAMP to Play Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, June 24-29RISING DAMP to Play Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, June 24-29
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

The brand new stage production of ITV's top comedy of all time, Rising Damp, visits the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 24 - Saturday 29 June, directed by the show's original star, Don Warrington. (more...)

Talawa Theatre Company Announces Upcoming SeasonTalawa Theatre Company Announces Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2013

Don Warrington and Doņa Croll lead in Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, directed by Talawa's Artistic Director Michael Buffong. (more...)

Photo Flash: DRIVING MISS DAISY to Embark on National Tour, Kicks Off October 10!Photo Flash: DRIVING MISS DAISY to Embark on National Tour, Kicks Off October 10!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

Following critically acclaimed sell-out runs on Broadway and in the West End, Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer prize winning play, DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Gwen Taylor as Daisy Werthan, Don Warrington as Hoke Coleburn and Ian Porter as Boolie Werthan will go on a national tour from 10 October 2012. (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY Extends Tour Through April 2013DRIVING MISS DAISY Extends Tour Through April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

Driving Miss Daisy, currently on tour until December 2012, will extend its national tour to April 2013 due to popular demand. The critically acclaimed production, presented by Julian Stoneman Associates, in association with Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, follows sell-out runs on Broadway and in the West End. Driving Miss Daisy is the Pulitzer prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry and this production stars Gwen Taylor as Daisy Werthan, Don Warrington as Hoke Coleburn and Ian Porter as Boolie Werthan. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Gwen Taylor and Don Warrington in DRIVING MISS DAISY UK TourPhoto Flash: First Look at Gwen Taylor and Don Warrington in DRIVING MISS DAISY UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

Following critically acclaimed sell-out runs on Broadway and in the West End, Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer prize winning play, DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Gwen Taylor as Daisy Werthan, Don Warrington as Hoke Coleburn and Ian Porter as Boolie Werthan launched its national tour from 10 October 2012. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: DRIVING MISS DAISY Embarks on National Tour Today, October 10!Photo Flash: DRIVING MISS DAISY Embarks on National Tour Today, October 10!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

Following critically acclaimed sell-out runs on Broadway and in the West End, Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer prize winning play, DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Gwen Taylor as Daisy Werthan, Don Warrington as Hoke Coleburn and Ian Porter as Boolie Werthan will go on a national tour from today, 10 October 2012. (more...)

Gwen Taylor, Don Warrington & Ian Porter Set for Alfred Uhry's DRIVING MISS DAISY UK Tour, Opening Oct 8Gwen Taylor, Don Warrington & Ian Porter Set for Alfred Uhry's DRIVING MISS DAISY UK Tour, Opening Oct 8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2012

Following critically acclaimed sell-out runs on Broadway and in the West End, Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer prize winning play, DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Gwen Taylor as Daisy Werthan, Don Warrington as Hoke Coleburn and Ian Porter as Boolie Werthan will go on a national tour from today, 8 October 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: DRIVING MISS DAISY to Embark on National Tour, Kicks Off October 10!Photo Flash: DRIVING MISS DAISY to Embark on National Tour, Kicks Off October 10!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

Following critically acclaimed sell-out runs on Broadway and in the West End, Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer prize winning play, DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Gwen Taylor as Daisy Werthan, Don Warrington as Hoke Coleburn and Ian Porter as Boolie Werthan will go on a national tour from 10 October 2012. (more...)

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