Hugh Hudson News

World Premiere of David Fincher's GONE GIRL to Open 52nd New York Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The World Premiere of David Fincher's GONE GIRL will open the New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center said Thursday. (more...)

Nigel Havers from THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Reads from First-Edition Copy of the Oscar Wilde Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

In preparation for his performance in a new production of The Importance of Being Earnest, Nigel Havers gave a complete rendition of the script reading from a specially printed first edition. An audience assembled in room 118 of The Cadogan Hotel, where Oscar Wilde was infamously arrested on the grounds of gross indecency in 1895, to hear Havers' touching and emotional performance. Mary McCartney was present to photograph the event and following the reading the audience retired to the dining room at The Cadogan Hotel for cucumber sandwiches. (more...)

Photo Flash: West End's ONCE Charity Gala - New Cast, Celebs & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Last night (17 March 20134) the six-time Olivier award nominated musical Once celebrated its first birthday in the West End, joining forces with the charity Oxfam specifically fundraising for their Mother Appeal. Also celebrating St Patrick's Day, the production welcomed their new cast led by Arthur Darvill, who joins the London production having played the role on Broadway. Darvill plays opposite Zrinka Cviteši? as Girl. Check out the photos below! (more...)

VANGELIS AND THE JOURNEY TO ITHAKA Now Available on DVD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

uch to the excitement of music fans worldwide, the new feature length documentary on Greek music legend Vangelis titled 'Vangelis And The Journey To Ithaka' is now available, as of September 23, 2013 by Gonzo MultiMedia UK. (more...)

Tom Hank's CAPTAIN PHILLIPS to Have World Premiere at New York Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Paul Greengrass's CAPTAIN PHILLIPS will make its World Premiere as the Opening Night Gala presentation for the upcoming 51st New York Film Festival (more...)

VANGELIS AND THE JOURNEY TO ITHAKA Doc Gets 9/23 DVD Release
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

Much to the excitement of music fans worldwide, the new feature length documentary on Greek music legend Vangelis titled 'Vangelis And The Journey To Ithaka' will be released on September 23, 2013 by Gonzo MultiMedia UK. The two-hour documentary includes interviews with Vangelis and many of his friends and colleagues, including Sean Connery, Hugh Hudson, Jessye Norman, Oliver Stone, Akiko Ebi, Julian Rachlin and many others. It also includes rare, historical footage, most of which has never been seen before. Another highlight includes recent footage of Vangelis improvising new music! (more...)

GREYSTOKE Among Warner Archive's New Releases
by Movies News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Warner Archive has announced new releases. The DVDs are Manufactured on Demand (MOD).; to order, fans must visit The Warner Archive Collection (more...)

THE AMERICAN PLAN, 4000 MILES and FIFTY WORDS Headline Ustinov Studio at Theatre Royal Bath's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2013

For Spring 2013 the Ustinov Studio presents an American Season, its anticipated fourth season of new commissions and UK premieres, running from tonight, 7th March - Saturday 15th June 2013. (more...)

CHARIOTS OF FIRE Bookings Extended Through February 2 at Gielgud Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2012

Chariots of Fire is taking bookings at the Gielgud Theatre until 2 February 2013. (more...)

CHARIOTS OF FIRE at the Gielgud Theatre Announces Christmas Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2012

Chariots of Fire is taking bookings at the Gielgud Theatre until 2 February 2013. (more...)

THE AMERICAN PLAN, 4000 MILES and FIFTY WORDS Headline Ustinov Studio at Theatre Royal Bath's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2012

For Spring 2013 the Ustinov Studio presents an American Season, its anticipated fourth season of new commissions and UK premieres, running from Thursday 7th March - Saturday 15th June 2013. Previous seasons have been critically acclaimed, with In the Next Room winning Best New Play at the Theatre Awards UK 2012 and the adventurous policy of the Ustinov, for its serious and innovative undertaking of producing new plays by important writers, recognised by a nomination for the 2012 Empty Space…Peter Brook Award. (more...)

CHARIOTS OF FIRE Announces Final West End Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

Tomorrow, Tuesday 13 November 2012 sees the final cast in Edward Hall's critically acclaimed production of Chariots of Fire take to the track at the Gielgud Theatre after its previously announced extension through to 2 February 2013. (more...)

CHARIOTS OF FIRE Plays the Gielgud Theatre through February 2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

Tomorrow, Tuesday 13 November 2012 sees the final cast in Edward Hall's critically acclaimed production of Chariots of Fire take to the track at the Gielgud Theatre after its previously announced extension through to 2 February 2013. (more...)

CHARIOTS OF FIRE Welcomes Final West End Cast, Closes Feb 2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

Tomorrow, Tuesday 13 November 2012, sees the final cast in Edward Hall's critically acclaimed production of Chariots of Fire take to the track at the Gielgud Theatre after its previously announced extension through to 2 February 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at West End's CHARIOTS OF FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

Edward Hall's critically acclaimed production of Chariots of Fire is now booking at the Gielgud Theatre to 2 February 2013. Since transferring to the West End in May this year for a previously announced limited run, Chariots of Fire has been championed by Olympians past and present who have joined theatregoers in applauding this inspirational tale of hope, honour and belief. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: 2012 Olympic Team Great Britain Attends CHARIOTS OF FIRE Gala Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

Last night, Tuesday 11 September, the stage production of Chariots of Fire was host to over 60 members of the 2012 Olympic Team GB who attended a gala performance of Edward Hall's critically acclaimed production at the Gielgud Theatre and accompanied cast members from this five star production on stage for a special curtain call. Check out photos from the appearance below! (more...)

West End CHARIOTS OF FIRE Extends to February 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 07, 2012

Due to overwhelming public demand, Edward Hall's critically acclaimed production of Chariots of Fire now extends booking at the Gielgud Theatre to 2 February 2013. Since transferring to the West End in May this year for a previously announced limited run, Chariots of Fire has been championed by Olympians past and present who have joined theatregoers in applauding this inspirational tale of hope, honour and belief. (more...)

Vangelis And Cast Of CHARIOTS OF FIRE Welcome Olympic Torch To West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2012

Legendary Greek composer Vangelis and the cast of the West End stage production of Chariots of Fire celebrated the arrival of the Olympic torch in the West End yesterday, Thursday 26 July 2012. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CHARIOTS OF FIRE Film Cast Greets UK Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2012

Ben Cross, Nigel Havers, Nicholas Farrell and Alice Krige, stars of the original 1981 film Chariots of Fire, made a surprise visit to the Gielgud Theatre last night, July 10, to meet with the actors currently performing in Edward Hall's five star stage production of the same name. The stage cast, led by James McArdle, Jack Lowden, Tam Williams, Mark Edel-Hunt and Savannah Stevenson were introduced to their film character counterparts and to an excited audience at the Gielgud Theatre. Hugh Hudson, Director of the original film and co-producer of the new stage adaptation joined actors from both film and stage at this unique curtain call. (more...)

Edward Hall's CHARIOTS OF FIRE Opens at the Gielgud Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2012

As London gets ready to welcome the world to the 2012 Olympic Games, Edward Hall's five star production of Chariots of Fire opens (3 July 2012) at the West End's Gielgud Theatre following its critically acclaimed sell-out run at Hampstead Theatre. Inspired by Colin Welland's original screenplay, award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett's new adaptation is based on the true story of Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams' inspirational tale of hope, honour and belief. Chariots of Fire is currently booking at the Gielgud Theatre to 10 November 2012. (more...)

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