Laura Carmichael News

BWW Interview: Freema Agyeman Talks APOLOGIA, Sense8 And The Female DoctorBWW Interview: Freema Agyeman Talks APOLOGIA, Sense8 And The Female Doctor
by Marianka Swain - Jul 20, 2017

Freema Agyeman rose to fame with roles on TV shows like Doctor Who, Torchwood, Law and Order: UK and Sense8. Now, she's making her West End debut in black comedy Apologia at Trafalgar Studios, alongside Stockard Channing and Laura Carmichael. The play begins previews on 29 July. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Laura Carmichael to Star in APOLOGIA at Trafalgar StudiosDOWNTON ABBEY's Laura Carmichael to Star in APOLOGIA at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Final casting has been announced for Apologia, which will begin previews on 29th July at Trafalgar Studios. Laura Carmichael will join previously announced Tony and Emmy award winner Stockard Channing, Freema Agyeman, Joseph Millson and Olivier Award winner Desmond Barrit in a new production of Alexi Kaye Campbell's darkly funny and haunting play about family and its secrets, directed by Jamie Lloyd. (more...)

NBC Exec Says DOWNTON ABBEY Movie to Begin Production in 2018NBC Exec Says DOWNTON ABBEY Movie to Begin Production in 2018
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Speaking to the Associated Press at Singapore's launch of 'Downton Abbey: The Exhibition,' Michael Edelstein, president of NBCUniversal International Studios confirmed reports that a big screen adaptation of DOWNTON ABBY will begin production in 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hayley Atwell, Martin Freeman & More at HAMLETPhoto Flash: Hayley Atwell, Martin Freeman & More at HAMLET
by Ana Maria Wiggins - Jun 16, 2017

Last night, Robert Icke's Almeida production of Shakespeare's Hamletopened at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End. Read our review here. (more...)

HAMLET to Transfer to Harold Pinter Theatre Following Sold-Out Run at Almeida TheatreHAMLET to Transfer to Harold Pinter Theatre Following Sold-Out Run at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Olivier Award-winning director, Robert Icke's (Mary Stuart, The Red Barn, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia, Mr Burns and 1984), ground-breaking and electrifying production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring BAFTA award-winner Andrew Scott (Moriarty in BBC's Sherlock, Denial, Spectre, Design For Living and Cock) in the title role, will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre, following a critically acclaimed and sell out run at the Almeida Theatre. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES, LA LA LAND Among Nominees for 23rd Annual SAG AWARDS; Full ListGAME OF THRONES, LA LA LAND Among Nominees for 23rd Annual SAG AWARDS; Full List
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 14, 2016

Nominations for the 23rd Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS were announced live today from the Pacific Design Center. Sophia Bush (Chicago P.D., One Tree Hill) and Common (Suicide Squad, Selma) joined SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris to reveal this year's announce the nominees. (more...)

Michael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi & More Join Cast of Starz's Spy Thriller COUNTERPARTMichael Nyqvist, Nazanin Boniadi & More Join Cast of Starz's Spy Thriller COUNTERPART
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The espionage thriller with a metaphysical twist stars Oscar(R) winner JK Simmons (Whiplash, The Accountant, Juno), Olivia Williams (The Sixth Sense, Hyde Park on Hudson, 'Manhattan') and Harry Lloyd (The Theory of Everything, Jane Eyre, 'Manhattan'). (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company Presents Free Public Talk with Award-Winning British Director Jamie Lloyd on Thursday 15 September.Melbourne Theatre Company Presents Free Public Talk with Award-Winning British Director Jamie Lloyd on Thursday 15 September.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Melbourne Theatre Company presents a free public talk with multi award-winning British director Jamie Lloyd on Thursday 15 September. (more...)

Photo Flash: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opening Gala Red CarpetPhoto Flash: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opening Gala Red Carpet
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2016

Following rave reviews earlier this week Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,  announced that a further 250,000 tickets will be released for sale next week on Thursday 4 August 2016 at 11am BST, booking through to 10 December 2017.  Tickets are priced from £15 per part and for every performance there will be 300 tickets at £20 or less per part. (more...)

Additional Events Announced for THE MAIDS at Trafalgar StudiosAdditional Events Announced for THE MAIDS at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

The Jamie Lloyd Company presents Bertie Carvel, Jonathan Broadbent and Marc Wootton in a reading of Jean Genet's play Splendid's as well as a Genet and David Bowie-inspired evening of drag performances and music in the latest Traf Extras events designed to bring audiences closer to the onstage action. Each event will take place after that evening's performance of The Maids, currently playing at Trafalgar Studios. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Olivier Award Winners 2016, Part Two - Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham And More!Photo Coverage: Olivier Award Winners 2016, Part Two - Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham And More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

Check out some of the winners from the 2016 Olivier Awards - including Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham and more! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, GYPSY Win Big At Oliviers! Staunton, Henry And All The Winners!KINKY BOOTS, GYPSY Win Big At Oliviers! Staunton, Henry And All The Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

The winners of the Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard, the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, were announced tonight (Sunday 3 April 2016) at the star-studded ceremony held at London's Royal Opera House. (more...)

Celebrate London Theatre- Watch the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!Celebrate London Theatre- Watch the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

Not in the UK for the big night? Fear not! For the first time ever, the ceremony is being live streamed on YouTube in the US, so you can tune in beginning at 5pm  EST! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Olivier Award Winners 2016, Part 1 - Dame Judi Dench And More!Photo Coverage: Olivier Award Winners 2016, Part 1 - Dame Judi Dench And More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

Some of the winners from the first half of the Olivier Awards show, including Dame Judi Dench, Mark Gatiss, Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, and more! (more...)

Tonight's the Night- Tune in at 5PM EST for the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!Tonight's the Night- Tune in at 5PM EST for the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

It's the biggest night in London Theatre! The Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - take place tonight at the Royal Opera House, hosted by Michael Ball. This year's list of Olivier Award nominees includes Gemma Arterton, Kenneth Branagh, Kenneth Cranham, Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Mark Gatiss, Denise Gough, Preeya Kalidas, Nicole Kidman, Adrian Lester, Lara Pulver, Mark Rylance, Imelda Staunton, Tom Sturridge and David Suchet. Check back right here at BroadwayWorld tonight at 5pm EST to watch the Oliviers live stream! (more...)

Shirley Bassey, Matthew Bourne and More to Present the 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3Shirley Bassey, Matthew Bourne and More to Present the 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - has revealed further details of the star-studded ceremony, hosted by two-time Olivier Award winner Michael Ball on Sunday 3 April at the Royal Opera House. (more...)

Official: Cyndi Lauper to Perform at 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3Official: Cyndi Lauper to Perform at 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

The Olivier Awards with MasterCard are delighted to announce that two world-wide musical stars will be joining the line-up for the 40th Anniversary Ceremony. Grammy and Tony Award-winning musician Cyndi Lauper is set to perform both on her own and in a unique collaboration following the seven nominations for Kinky Boots, which features music written by Cyndi. Michael Feinstein, master of The Great American Songbook, will also be performing on the night, joining a variety of past winners in a special 40th anniversary segment. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/3/2016 - FAMILIAR, IRONBOUND, SCHOOL OF ROCK in San Fran & More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/3/2016 - FAMILIAR, IRONBOUND, SCHOOL OF ROCK in San Fran & More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 3, 2016

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: FAMILIAR opens off-Broadway, SCHOOL OF ROCK hits the West Coast and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Uzo Aduba, Zawe Ashton, Laura Carmichael and More Celebrate THE MAIDS Opening in LondonPhoto Flash: Uzo Aduba, Zawe Ashton, Laura Carmichael and More Celebrate THE MAIDS Opening in London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

The Jamie Lloyd Company's first production of 2016 is the full-throttle UK premiere of a contemporary adaptation of Jean Genet's masterpiece, THE MAIDS - not seen in the West End for 20 years. Director Jamie Lloyd has assembled a powerhouse trio of actors, including double Emmy Award-winning Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black), Zawe Ashton (Fresh Meat) and Laura Carmichael (Downton Abbey), to tackle this explosive psycho-drama. The company just celebrated opening night, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

THE WIZ LIVE's Uzo Aduba to Lead THE MAIDS at Trafalgar Studios This WinterTHE WIZ LIVE's Uzo Aduba to Lead THE MAIDS at Trafalgar Studios This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

According to WhatsOnStage, Uzo Aduba, star of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK and NBC's upcoming presentation of THE WIZ LIVE!, has nabbed one of the lead roles in THE MAIDS, slated to play Trafalgar Studios, this February, directed by Jamie Lloyd as his company's first 2016 production. (more...)

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