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VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - Sneak Peek at THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WAR OF ROSES (Part 2)VIDEO: BWW Exclusive - Sneak Peek at THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WAR OF ROSES (Part 2)
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Below, BWW shares an exclusive clip from THE HOLLOW CROWN: The Wars of The Roses from the second part of the series, Henry VI (Part 2), airing December 18, 2016. The series stars Tom Sturridge, Hugh Bonneville, Sophie Okonedo, and Sally Hawkins. (more...)

THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES Premieres on THIRTEEN, 12/11THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES Premieres on THIRTEEN, 12/11
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES is a lavish three-part follow-up to the BAFTA winning The Hollow Crown, which aired in 2013 on THIRTEEN's Great Performances. (more...)

THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WAR OF THE ROSES Returns to PBS' 'Great Performances', 12/11THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WAR OF THE ROSES Returns to PBS' 'Great Performances', 12/11
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

BAFTA award-winning The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses returns to PBS/THIRTEEN's Great Performances for three consecutive Sundays beginning December 11th through December 25th. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch & More Star in THE HOLLOW CROWN on PBS's Great PerformancesBenedict Cumberbatch & More Star in THE HOLLOW CROWN on PBS's Great Performances
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses is a lavish three-part follow-up to the BAFTA winning The Hollow Crown, which aired in 2013 on THIRTEEN's Great Performances. (more...)

Starry Alumni, Sharp Satire and Hope For The Future In National Youth Theatre 60th CelebrationsStarry Alumni, Sharp Satire and Hope For The Future In National Youth Theatre 60th Celebrations
by Marianka Swain - Sep 19, 2016

Sixty years young, last night the National Youth Theatre celebrated its storied past, buoyant present and - with a heartfelt plea for more financial support - essential future in a star-studded diamond gala at Shaftesbury Theatre. Those NYT participants who joined the company in this glittering anniversary year really lucked out, noted my companion, but it was hard to find a dull moment in decades of pioneering, diverse and life-changing work, as illustrated by this affectionate revue. (more...)

Matt Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Timothy Dalton and Gina McKee Join National Youth Theatre 60th Anniversary GalaMatt Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Timothy Dalton and Gina McKee Join National Youth Theatre 60th Anniversary Gala
by Marianka Swain - Sep 5, 2016

Paul Roseby, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) has today announced the initial line-up of alumni who will join current members on stage in London's West End on 18th September for the company's Diamond Anniversary Gala.  Taking to the stage at the Shaftesbury Theatre in celebration of the company's 60th birthday will be former members including: Matt Smith (Doctor Who), Daisy Lewis (Downton Abbey), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey, Twenty Twelve, W1A), Timothy Dalton (James Bond), Jessica Hynes (Twenty Twelve, W1A) and Gina McKee (Our Friends in the North). More names are still to be announced. (more...)

BWW Interview: Phyllis Logan Talks DOWNTON and PRESENT LAUGHTERBWW Interview: Phyllis Logan Talks DOWNTON and PRESENT LAUGHTER
by Marianka Swain - Jul 18, 2016

Scottish actress Phyllis Logan has enjoyed a stellar career on stage and screen, with notable performances in Mike Leigh's Secrets & Lies and two British TV smash hits: Lady Jane in Lovejoy and, of course, eminently sensible housekeeper Mrs Hughes in Downton Abbey. She's returned to the stage to join Samuel West in Noel Coward's comedy Present Laughter - currently touring the UK. (more...)

TheatreFest Celebrates the Queen of MysteryTheatreFest Celebrates the Queen of Mystery
by Taryn Oesch - Jul 14, 2016

North Carolina State University is internationally known for its engineering and technology programs as well as its veterinary hospital. None of these disciplines is typically associated with the arts, but NC State puts great effort into developing its arts programs, especially theatre. (more...)

Spotlight to Sponsor National Youth Theatre's West End SeasonSpotlight to Sponsor National Youth Theatre's West End Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) have announced that the UK's leading casting resource, Spotlight, is to sponsor industry performances for their REP cast in the West End this autumn. (more...)

WOLF HALL's Mark Rylance Among Winners of BAFTA TV Awards; Full ListWOLF HALL's Mark Rylance Among Winners of BAFTA TV Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2016

The historical drama WOLF HALL, Shane Meadows' “This Is England '90” and “Peter Kay's Car Share” were among the big winners at last night's BAFTA Television Awards (more...)

THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF ROSES Gets Blu-ray, DVD Release DateTHE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF ROSES Gets Blu-ray, DVD Release Date
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

The highly anticipated sequel to the BAFTA winning historical series, The Hollow Crown: The Wars of The Roses comes to Blu-ray and DVD June 21, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Coinciding with the 400 th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, the three part sequel series features star-studded adaptations of Shakespeare's most celebrated plays, which have captivated audiences with their gripping tales of power and politics. (more...)

Mark Rylance, Ben Whishaw Among BAFTA TV AWARD Nominees; Full List!Mark Rylance, Ben Whishaw Among BAFTA TV AWARD Nominees; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Nominations for The British Academy Television Awards have been announced. The awards honor the very best in Television broadcast on British screens during the preceding year. (more...)

Thirteen to Celebrate Shakespeare's Legacy with Month-Long Multi-Platform ProgrammingThirteen to Celebrate Shakespeare's Legacy with Month-Long Multi-Platform Programming
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Shakespeare's Curse, a new documentary about William Shakespeare's final resting place, joins encore presentations of the six installments of Season Two of Shakespeare Uncovered(consecutive Fridays beginning April 8) (more...)

New Version Of HALF A SIXPENCE Confirmed To Lead Chichester Festival 2016!New Version Of HALF A SIXPENCE Confirmed To Lead Chichester Festival 2016!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Jonathan Church and Alan Finch announce the Chichester Festival Theatre 2016 season - the last under their leadership as Artistic Director and Executive Director.  (more...)

VIDEO: DOWNTON ABBEY Cast Sings Along to THE SOUND OF MUSICVIDEO: DOWNTON ABBEY Cast Sings Along to THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

The cast of DOWNTON ABBEY stopped by SUNRISE on Channel 7 in Australia to talk about their farewell season and ended up singing along to THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Click below to watch Michelle Dockery, Hugh Bonneville, Joanne Froggat, Elizabeth McGovern and more take on the iconic tune! (more...)

FROZEN's Josh Gad Voices 'Olaf' on SOFIA THE FIRST TodayFROZEN's Josh Gad Voices 'Olaf' on SOFIA THE FIRST Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

FROZEN fan favorite 'Olaf' makes a special appearance on the hit series for kids age 2-7, 'Sofia the First,' today, February 15 (11:30 a.m. EST on Disney Channel and 7:00 p.m. EST on Disney Junior). (more...)

BWW Exclusive Video: Josh Gad & Megan Mullally Return for Disney's SOFIA THE FIRSTBWW Exclusive Video: Josh Gad & Megan Mullally Return for Disney's SOFIA THE FIRST
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld shares an exclusive clip from next week's episode of Disney Junior's SOFIA THE FIRST titled 'The Secret Library: Olaf and the Tale of Miss Nettle.' (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Josh Gad Reprises FROZEN's Olaf on Disney's SOFIA THE FIRSTVIDEO: Sneak Peek - Josh Gad Reprises FROZEN's Olaf on Disney's SOFIA THE FIRST
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

FROZEN fan favorite Olaf makes a special appearance on the hit series SOFIA THE FIRST on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15 (11:30 a.m. EST on Disney Channel and 7:00 p.m. EST on Disney Junior). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - FROZEN's Olaf Makes Special Appearance on Disney Junior's SOFIA THE FIRSTSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - FROZEN's Olaf Makes Special Appearance on Disney Junior's SOFIA THE FIRST
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2016

Entertainment Weekly has debuted a first look at FROZEN's Olaf on an upcoming episode of Disney Junior's SOFIA THE FIRST - check it out below! (more...)

BWW Column: How Can GALAVANT Improve if Renewed for Unlikely Third Season?BWW Column: How Can GALAVANT Improve if Renewed for Unlikely Third Season?
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 7, 2016

The second season of ABC's medieval musical comedy GALAVANT opens with a song entitled 'A New Season,' a direct response to the nearly unanimous opinion that it would be cancelled after its initial eight-episode run. However, despite middling numbers, ABC brought the quirky show from Dan Fogelman, Alan Menken, and Glenn Slater back this January. While I thought the sophomore season's comedy and storytelling were far superior to the often meandering first season's, Season 2 has struggled to find an audience, rarely able to garner even half the rating's share of Season 1. So, while it is looking extremely unlikely that ABC will roll the dice on the show again, if they do, I have some suggestions for Team GALAVANT that I think will give them a fighting chance in Season 3. (more...)

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