Sean Foley News

Gender: Male
BWW Review: THE MISER, Garrick TheatreBWW Review: THE MISER, Garrick Theatre
by Debbie Gilpin - Mar 13, 2017

Following stints in Bath and Richmond, Sean Foley and Phil Porter's new adaptation of the Moliere classic is now in the West End's Garrick Theatre for a limited run. Whilst it does retain a satirical edge, its main aim is to entertain - and does so in spades. (more...)

Photo Flash: London's Garrick Theatre presents THE MISER:Photo Flash: London's Garrick Theatre presents THE MISER:
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Sean Foley (The Painkiller) directs Griff Rhys Jones and Lee Mack in an adaptation of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser at London's Garrick Theatre. Adapted by Foley and Phil Porter, The Miser is the rip-roaring comedy from one of France's greatest dramatists. A major revival that is sure to rock the West End, The Miser begins previews on March 1st, with an official opening on March 13th 2017. (more...)

ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Leads March's Top 10 New London ShowsROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Mar 2, 2017

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From starry Stoppard and Marber revivals to toe-tapping musicals and Elena Ferrante on stage, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

Mathew Horne Will Join Griff Rhys Jones And Lee Mack In THE MISER In London's West EndMathew Horne Will Join Griff Rhys Jones And Lee Mack In THE MISER In London's West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Full casting has today been announced for a major West End revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser. The full cast, which includes Mathew Horne, join previously announced Griff Rhys Jones who returns to the West End stage after a five year absence and Lee Mack who makes his West End debut. (more...)

Lee Mack Will Make His West End Debut In THE MISER Alongside Previously Announced Griff Rhys JonesLee Mack Will Make His West End Debut In THE MISER Alongside Previously Announced Griff Rhys Jones
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Producer Mark Goucher today announced that BAFTA winning comedian Lee Mack will make his West End debut in a major revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser in early 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DRESSER, Duke of York's Theatre, 13 October 2016BWW Review: THE DRESSER, Duke of York's Theatre, 13 October 2016
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 14, 2016

In the theatre it is well known that; no matter what, the show must go on. This sentiment has rarely been portrayed so poignantly as it is in Ronald Harwood's Olivier award-nominated play The Dresser. First performed in 1980, the play returns to the West End in a fabulous revival of the tragic comedy that delves into the psyche of an actor well past his prime. (more...)

Jeeves & Wooster to Bring PERFECT NONSENSE to Sydney Opera House This AugustJeeves & Wooster to Bring PERFECT NONSENSE to Sydney Opera House This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

?Following a sell-out year on London's West End, three successful UK tours and a season in Mumbai, the charmingly incompetent English gentleman Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet Jeeves are packing their bags for a trip to Sydney. (more...)

Selina Cadell and Harriet Thorpe Join THE DRESSER As First Images ReleasedSelina Cadell and Harriet Thorpe Join THE DRESSER As First Images Released
by Marianka Swain - Jul 1, 2016

The first images of Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith in a new production of Ronald Harwood's THE DRESSER were released today, along with two new cast members: Selina Cadell and Harriet Thorpe. (more...)

Jeeves & Wooster to Bring PERFECT NONSENSE to Sydney Opera House This AugustJeeves & Wooster to Bring PERFECT NONSENSE to Sydney Opera House This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

?Following a sell-out year on London's West End, three successful UK tours and a season in Mumbai, the charmingly incompetent English gentleman Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet Jeeves are packing their bags for a trip to Sydney. (more...)

Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith and Griff Rhys Jones in West End Productions of THE DRESSER and THE MISERKen Stott, Reece Shearsmith and Griff Rhys Jones in West End Productions of THE DRESSER and THE MISER
by Marianka Swain - May 25, 2016

Director Sean Foley, who has recently enjoyed sell-out success adapting and directing The Painkiller in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company season of Plays at the Garrick will, starting this autumn, under producer Mark Goucher, direct two new productions in the West End. (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...)

ZooNation's INTO THE HOODS: REMIXED Set for The Marlowe TheatreZooNation's INTO THE HOODS: REMIXED Set for The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

A hip hop dance show that stormed the West End is coming to Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre next month (April). (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...)

ZooNation's INTO THE HOODS: REMIXED Set for The Marlowe TheatreZooNation's INTO THE HOODS: REMIXED Set for The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

A hip hop dance show that stormed the West End is coming to Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre next month (April). (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...)

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...)

 1  2  3  4 … 7