Rob Brydon News

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE ENTERTAINER Plays Final Weeks at The GarrickThe Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE ENTERTAINER Plays Final Weeks at The Garrick
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment invites dozens of countries around the world, including over 600 cinemas across the UK, to share one of The Entertainer's final performances. John Osborne's modern classic will be broadcast live to cinemas direct from London's Garrick Theatre on Thursday 27 October, marking the final production in a year of unmissable theatre. (more...)

Charlie Baker's CABARET BOULANGERIE to Land at the St. James Theatre Studio This DecemberCharlie Baker's CABARET BOULANGERIE to Land at the St. James Theatre Studio This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Charlie Baker's Cabaret Boulangerie is better than the best show in town: a fast-paced old school 'floor show' where the hottest stand-ups mingle with street dancers, while the world's best trombone player is next in the queue to perform. (more...)

Become a Live Puppet at NINA CONTI: IN YOUR FACE, Headed Off-Broadway This WinterBecome a Live Puppet at NINA CONTI: IN YOUR FACE, Headed Off-Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Nina Conti: In Your Face will play off-Broadway at Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) beginning December 12th with the official opening scheduled for December 14th. (more...)

The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus' second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children's programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew's 'something for everyone' approach. (more...)

Chichester's THIS HOUSE to Transfer to the Garrick Theatre This AutumnChichester's THIS HOUSE to Transfer to the Garrick Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

James Graham's critically acclaimed political drama THIS HOUSE will transfer to the Garrick Theatre, following its upcoming run at Chichester's Minerva Theatre. (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...)

Olivier Awards 2016: As It Happened!Olivier Awards 2016: As It Happened!
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 3, 2016

It's our Olivier Awards liveblog! We updated the coverage all through Sunday, with reports live from the red carpet, plus tweets and pictures. Miss any of it? Catch up right here... (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...)

BWW Review: THE PAINKILLER, Garrick Theatre, March 17 2016BWW Review: THE PAINKILLER, Garrick Theatre, March 17 2016
by Gary Naylor - Mar 19, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a starry French farce with plenty of the traditional laughs for those who buy in - but you do need to buy in! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 12-18THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 12-18
by Nora Dominick - Mar 18, 2016

Highlights from this week include Laura Osnes holds a BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY, SHE LOVES ME and THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM open, a first look at John Krasinski, Hank Azaria, and Claire Danes in DRY POWDER and SO much more! Check out all the photos below! (more...)

Review Roundup: Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon's THE PAINKILLERReview Roundup: Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon's THE PAINKILLER
by Review Roundups - Mar 18, 2016

Last night, Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon opened in THE PAINKILLER at Garrick Theatre, the fourth production in Branagh's resident season. The pair last joined forces for Sean Foley's adaptation of Francis Veber's classic French farce at the Lyric, Belfast in 2011. They're joined in the Garrick production by Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex Macqueen, and the show runs until April 30. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.branaghtheatre.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon's THE PAINKILLER Opens at Garrick TheatrePhoto Flash: Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon's THE PAINKILLER Opens at Garrick Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Mar 18, 2016

Last night, Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon opened in THE PAINKILLER at Garrick Theatre, the fourth production in Branagh's resident season. The pair last joined forces for Sean Foley's adaptation of Francis Veber's classic French farce at the Lyric, Belfast in 2011. They're joined in the Garrick production by Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex Macqueen, and the show runs until April 30. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.branaghtheatre.com (more...)

DON'T MISS: Florian Zeller's The Truth Leads This Week's Top 10 New London Shows, March 7 2016DON'T MISS: Florian Zeller's The Truth Leads This Week's Top 10 New London Shows, March 7 2016
by Marianka Swain - Mar 7, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Florian Zeller's latest to Branagh farce and a new atomic musical, here are some of this week's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, and if you need more ticket-booking inspiration, here is last week's round-up. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE PAINKILLER Begins TonightPhoto Flash: The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE PAINKILLER Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex Macqueen join Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's new comedy THE PAINKILLER, the fifth production in the Plays at the Garrick season. The show runs tonight 5 March until 30 April with press night on 17 March. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 27- March 4THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 27- March 4
by Nora Dominick - Mar 4, 2016

Freaking out over High School Musical 4? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Kenneth Branagh, Rob Brydon and More for THE PAINKILLERPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Kenneth Branagh, Rob Brydon and More for THE PAINKILLER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex Macqueen join Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's new comedy THE PAINKILLER, the fifth production in the Plays at the Garrick season. The show runs 5 March until 30 April with press night on 17 March. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

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