Michael Gambon News

Date of Birth: October 19, 1940 (76)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON Lands at Edinburgh Festival FringeDavid Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON Lands at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

321 Blast Off! Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences will have the chance to experience an explosively funny space adventure as David Walliams' stage adaptation of The First Hippo on the Moon touches down in Edinburgh this August. (more...)

I LOVED LUCY to Transfer to London's Arts Theatre for 7 WeeksI LOVED LUCY to Transfer to London's Arts Theatre for 7 Weeks
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Showered with rave reviews and following two sold-out runs in 2016, Lee Tannen's incredibly personal, funny, bitter-sweet play "I Loved Lucy" about his 10-year relationship with TV comedy legend Lucille Ball is to transfer to London's Arts Theatre for a strictly limited 7-week season from Wednesday 19 July. (more...)

Robert Daws, Caroline Langrishe and More Tapped for HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES UK Tour; Cast Announced!Robert Daws, Caroline Langrishe and More Tapped for HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES UK Tour; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Direct from a highly celebrated extended season in London's West End, casting has been announced for Bill Kenwright's production of Alan Ayckbourn's farcical tale of matrimonial mishaps, How the Other Half Loves as it gets set thrill audiences across the UK this autumn. The 1969 classic and the first of Ayckbourn's plays to be staged on Broadway, will open at Theatre Royal Windsor on Wednesday 30th August, continuing to Salford, Glasgow, Malvern, Bath, York, Richmond, Guildford, Cheltenham, Brighton and Norwich. (more...)

Tim Pigott-Smith, Tony Nominee for KING CHARLES III, Dies at 70Tim Pigott-Smith, Tony Nominee for KING CHARLES III, Dies at 70
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that British actor燭im Pigott-Smith, who was nominated for a Tony last year for his turn in Mike Bartlett's KING CHARLES III, has died. He was 70. (more...)

Production Underway for Second Season of SundanceTV's Hit Drama THE A WORDProduction Underway for Second Season of SundanceTV's Hit Drama THE A WORD
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

SundanceTV today announced that production has commenced on the second season of THE A WORD, the critically-acclaimed family drama from Keshet International, and will premiere on the network in fall 2017. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Producers燬onia Friedman燼nd燬cott Rudin燼nnounced today that Tony疇Award nominee燭om Sturridge,燨livia Wilde爄n her Broadway debut, and Tony疇Award winner燫eed Birney爓ill lead the cast of the Broadway Premiere of the new stage adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian novel1984. The trio, who will portray the novel's classic characters Winston Smith, Julia and O'Brien, respectively, will be joined by燱ayne Duvall(Parsons),燙arl Hendrick Louis(Martin),燦ick Mills(Syme),燤ichael Potts(Charrington), and燙ara Seymour(Mrs. Parsons). (more...)

Imelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This SpringImelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Following the enormously successful opening of James Macdonald's new production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway, producers today announced the forthcoming live broadcast of the play to cinemas throughout the UK and beyond as part of National Theatre Live. (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 BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 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 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...)

Finborough Theatre to Present First UK Production of VETERAN'S DAY in Over 25 YearsFinborough Theatre to Present First UK Production of VETERAN'S DAY in Over 25 Years
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

'It was war. And in war, everybody goes crazy or they die - right?' (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...)

Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway Complete the Cast of Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in the West EndImogen Poots and Luke Treadaway Complete the Cast of Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway will join the previously announced Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill in the new production of multi Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by James Macdonald. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends Again at The PublicPLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends Again at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Public Theater has燼nnounced a final extension today for the first major New York revival of PLENTY, written by David Hare. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show began performances on Tuesday, November 4 and was originally extended through Sunday, November 20. It will now run through Thursday, December 1, with an official press opening Sunday, October 23. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Begins Tonight at The Public TheaterPLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Begins Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Public Theater's production of燩lenty, written by David Hare, recently extended two weeks through Sunday, November 20. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux, the show begins previews tonight, October 4. (more...)

Production Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi DenchProduction Begins on Stephen Frears' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, Starring Judi Dench
by Movies News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Production has begun on Working Title Films' VICTORIA AND ABDUL, to which Focus Features holds worldwide rights as part of the company's renewed global initiative. (more...)

Birmingham Stage Company's Production of David Walliams' GANGSTA GRANNY Makes West End DebutBirmingham Stage Company's Production of David Walliams' GANGSTA GRANNY Makes West End Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

???????To celebrate their 25th anniversary next year, Birmingham Stage Company - the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories Live On Stage - today announce the West End debut of David Walliams' bestselling book - Gangsta Granny. The smash-hit production which was recently nominated for a UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children and Young People, opens at the Garrick theatre on 1 August 2017, with previews from 26 July, and runs until 3 September, direct from an extensive UK tour. (more...)

PLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public TheaterPLENTY, Starring Rachel Weisz, Extends at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that PLENTY, written by David Hare, will extend two weeks through Sunday, November 20. (more...)

SKYLIGHT by David Hare Opens Burning Coal Theatre Company's 20th SeasonSKYLIGHT by David Hare Opens Burning Coal Theatre Company's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will open its 20th爏eason in Raleigh, North Carolina with David Hare's燬kylight, a love story about a brashly swaggering, politically conservative middle-aged businessman in the hotels and restaurants trade who stumbles back into the life of a progressive-minded, younger woman with whom he had a tempestuous affair years 燽efore. 燭he play will run Thursdays through Saturdays,燨ct. 6-9, 13-15 and 20-22, 2016 at7:30 p.m.燼nd Sundays,燨ctober 9, 16, and 23, 2016 at2 p.m.燩erformances will take place燼t Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. (more...)

Cast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The PublicCast Complete for Rachel Weisz-Led Revival of PLENTY at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Public Theater燼nnounced complete casting today for the first major New York revival of David Hare's PLENTY. Directed by five-time Tony Award nominee David Leveaux and featuring the previously announced Rachel Weisz and Corey Stoll, the show will begin previews on Tuesday, October 4 and run through Sunday, November 6, with an official press opening on Thursday, October 20. (more...)

HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES to Transfer to Duke of York'sHOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES to Transfer to Duke of York's
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

?Bill Kenwright's West End production of Alan Ayckbourn's farcical tale of matrimonial mishaps How The Other Half Loves is moving house. The comedy, which has enjoyed huge public and critical acclaim since it opened in March, will extend its West End run, transferring from the Theatre Royal Haymarket to the Duke of York's from 7 July - 1 October. (more...)

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