Felicity Kendal News

BWW Review: LETTICE AND LOVAGE, Menier Chocolate FactoryBWW Review: LETTICE AND LOVAGE, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Cindy Marcolina - May 18, 2017

Lettice Douffet (Felicity Kendal), a tour guide at Fustian House, has inherited her mother's penchant for theatricality. This inclination leads her to filling the gaps in the boring history of the stately home with embellishments and imaginative stories. Her dismissal by her supervisor Lotte Schoen (Maureen Lipman) oddly marks the start of a timid friendship that will develop into a fascinating adventure for the two lonely women. (more...)

WOYZECK Leads May's Top 10 New London ShowsWOYZECK Leads May's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - May 2, 2017

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From new takes on Brecht and Buchner to Jez Butterworth's latest and a classic musical, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

Further Casting Announced for Trevor Nunn's Production of LETTICE AND LOVAGE at Menier Chocolate FactoryFurther Casting Announced for Trevor Nunn's Production of LETTICE AND LOVAGE at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

With Love in Idleness currently running at its home base and soon to follow its production of Travesties at the Apollo Theatre, and with David Baddiel: My Family Not the Sitcom running in the West End, and Funny Girl on a major national tour, the Menier Chocolate Factory announces a casting update for its production of Peter Shaffer's Lettice and Lovage. (more...)

BBC Worldwide and ITV Launch Subscription Video-On-Demand Service Delivering Largest Collection of British Programming Available to U.S. AudiencesBBC Worldwide and ITV Launch Subscription Video-On-Demand Service Delivering Largest Collection of British Programming Available to U.S. Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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Felicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman to Star in LETTICE AND LOVAGE at Menier Chocolate FactoryFelicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman to Star in LETTICE AND LOVAGE at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

With She Loves Me currently running at its home base, Travesties and David Baddiel: My Family Not the Sitcom landing in the West End, and Funny Girl starting a major national tour, the Menier Chocolate Factory announces today that Trevor Nunn will direct Felicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman in Peter Shaffer's Lettice and Lovage. (more...)

Anita Gillette & Harold Sanditen are HAROLD AND BROAD in New York and LondonAnita Gillette & Harold Sanditen are HAROLD AND BROAD in New York and London
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

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Anita Gillette & Harold Sanditen Take to New York and London as HAROLD AND BROADAnita Gillette & Harold Sanditen Take to New York and London as HAROLD AND BROAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

What do Anita Gillette (multiple award-winning Broadway actress and beloved star of theatre, film and television), and Harold Sanditen (international cabaret favourite and charismatic emcee in London's West End) have in common? (more...)

Simon Callow Returns to the Arts Theatre for A CHRISTMAS CAROLSimon Callow Returns to the Arts Theatre for A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The hugely popular re-imagining of Charles Dickens' festive staple A Christmas Carol, starring Simon Callow and directed by Tom Cairns, will return to the Arts Theatre in London for a strictly limited season from 8 December to 7 January.   (more...)

Anita Gillette & Harold Sanditen Take to New York and London as HAROLD AND BROADAnita Gillette & Harold Sanditen Take to New York and London as HAROLD AND BROAD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

What do Anita Gillette (multiple award-winning Broadway actress and beloved star of theatre, film and television), and Harold Sanditen (international cabaret favourite and charismatic emcee in London's West End) have in common? (more...)

Robert Powell and Liza Goddard Set to Star in RELATIVELY SPEAKINGRobert Powell and Liza Goddard Set to Star in RELATIVELY SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Robert Powell and Liza Goddard will star in a new production of Alan Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking; one of his funniest plays and one that turned him into a household name. (more...)

Digital Theatre+ Announces New Content Partnership with BBC ActiveDigital Theatre+ Announces New Content Partnership with BBC Active
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2016

The rapidly growing education platform is more than doubling the collection of education and video content that will be available in the library by the start of the 2017 academic year. Over the coming months, 70 new titles from the extensive BBC archives will become available to Digital Theatre+'s customers across the globe, spanning over 30 years of recorded British theatre and theatrical commentary. (more...)

THE REAL THING Opens 6/17 at the Black Box TheatreTHE REAL THING Opens 6/17 at the Black Box Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

No Strings Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard's entertaining and engaging award-winning play, "The Real Thing" directed by NSTC's Artistic Director, Ceil Herman. The play opens at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N Main Street in Las Cruces runs through Sunday, July 3. (more...)

Roger Rees Public Memorial to Be Held Today at the New Amsterdam TheatreRoger Rees Public Memorial to Be Held Today at the New Amsterdam Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

A memorial tribute will be held for Roger Rees, the legendary Tony Award-winning actor, and Tony Award nominated director, today, September 21 at 1:00 PM at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 W 42nd Street, NYC).  (more...)

Roger Rees Public Memorial to be Held at New Amsterdam Theatre This MonthRoger Rees Public Memorial to be Held at New Amsterdam Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

A memorial tribute will be held for Roger Rees, the legendary Tony Award-winning actor, and Tony Award nominated director, on Monday, September 21 at 1:00 PM at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 W 42nd Street, NYC), it was announced today.  Doors will open at 12:30 PM, with general admission seating available to the public.   (more...)

ABSENT FRIENDS to Run 25-27 June at Greenwich TheatreABSENT FRIENDS to Run 25-27 June at Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends will stir magic memories from Greenwich Theatre's recent history when it plays at the theatre for four performances at the end of this month. (more...)

LOVE AND WAR IN THE WRNS is ReleasedLOVE AND WAR IN THE WRNS is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

LONDON, June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

BWW Reviews: HAY FEVER, Duke of York's Theatre, May 11 2015BWW Reviews: HAY FEVER, Duke of York's Theatre, May 11 2015
by Laura Jones - May 13, 2015

Lindsay Posner's latest West End transfer is Noel Coward's 1924 comedy Hay Fever which is playing at the Duke of York's Theatre, following a run at the Theatre Royal, Bath and an Australia tour. Starring Felicity Kendal as retired actress Judith Bliss, Hay Fever sees each member of the Bliss family (made up of Judith, her husband and two adult children) invite a guest to their home for the weekend resulting in a weekend full of drama. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/11/2015 - 'REVOLVER CREEK', HAY FEVER and Galas, Galas, Galas!WAKE UP with BWW 5/11/2015 - 'REVOLVER CREEK', HAY FEVER and Galas, Galas, Galas!
by Jessica Showers - May 11, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: 'REVOLVER CREEK' debuts off-Broadway, HAY FEVER opens in London, and a wealth of galas take over New York tonight! (more...)

Felicity Kendal Leads HAY FEVER, Opening Tonight in the West EndFelicity Kendal Leads HAY FEVER, Opening Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents HAY FEVER, directed by Lindsay Posner, which transfers from the Theatre Royal Bath to London's Duke of York's Theatre for a limited run, now through 1st August 2015. Opening night is tonight 11th May 2015. (more...)

MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS & More Set for Theatre Royal Bath's 2015 Summer SeasonMRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS & More Set for Theatre Royal Bath's 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

The Theatre Royal Bath has announced its 2015 Summer Season, 1st July - 5th September, comprising three productions and starring Anita Dobson, Stephanie Cole and Janie Dee. (more...)

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