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Review Roundup: Kenneth Branaugh Stars In THE ENTERTAINER!Review Roundup: Kenneth Branaugh Stars In THE ENTERTAINER!
by Review Roundups - Sep 2, 2016

On August 31, Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's production of THE ENTERTAINER opened at the Garrick Theatre. Rob Ashford directs a cast that also includes Gawn Grainger, Phil Dunster,Jonah Hauer-King, Crispin Letts, Sophie McShera, Greta Scacchi, Lauren Alexandra, Yasmin Harrison, Pip Jordan and Kate Tydman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kenneth Branagh Opens In THE ENTERTAINERPhoto Flash: Kenneth Branagh Opens In THE ENTERTAINER
by Marianka Swain - Aug 31, 2016

Last night, Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's production of THE ENTERTAINER opened at Garrick Theatre. Rob Ashford directs a cast that also includes Gawn Grainger, Phil Dunster, Jonah Hauer-King, Crispin Letts, Sophie McShera, Greta Scacchi, Lauren Alexandra, Yasmin Harrison, Pip Jordan and Kate Tydman. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ENTERTAINER, Garrick Theatre, 30 August 2016BWW Review: THE ENTERTAINER, Garrick Theatre, 30 August 2016
by Marianka Swain - Aug 31, 2016

The latest 2016 state-of-the-nation play has arrived - from 1957. There's the Brexit-ish granddad mired in corrosive nostalgia, the forward-looking granddaughter joining anti-establishment protests in Trafalgar Square, tax dodging, a crisis of British identity, and chaos in the Middle East. (more...)

Take Five! Spend Your Tea Break with Kenneth BranaghTake Five! Spend Your Tea Break with Kenneth Branagh
by Marianka Swain - Aug 30, 2016

Kenneth Branagh completes his company's first year-long Garrick residency by starring in John Osborne's The Entertainer - once more following in the footsteps of Laurence Olivier. The production is currently in previews, opening to press tonight, and plays until 12 November. It will also be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and internationally on 27 October. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE ENTERTAINERPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal With Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE ENTERTAINER
by Marianka Swain - Aug 5, 2016

Rehearsal images are released today for the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE ENTERTAINER, the final production in the year-long Plays at the Garrick season. The production will play at the Garrick from 20 August until 12 November, with press night on 30 August. The Entertainer will also be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and internationally on 27 October. (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY Leads August's Top 10 New London ShowsGROUNDHOG DAY Leads August's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jul 25, 2016

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From the new Groundhog Day musical and Shakespeare in a department store to a highly anticipated Branagh performance, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

Gawn Grainger Replaces John Hurt in Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE ENTERTAINERGawn Grainger Replaces John Hurt in Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's THE ENTERTAINER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Gawn Grainger has joined the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company production of The Entertainer, which began rehearsals this week. Gawn is playing Billy Rice and replaces John Hurt who, on the advice of his doctors, recently had to withdraw from the production. (more...)

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's ROMEO AND JULIET to Be Broadcast Live in Theaters Worldwide TonightKenneth Branagh Theatre Company's ROMEO AND JULIET to Be Broadcast Live in Theaters Worldwide Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, will broadcast Romeo and Juliet to more than 1200 cinemas worldwide live from the West End's Garrick Theatre at 19:00 on Thursday 7 July. Participating cinemas and screening dates can be found at branaghtheatrelive.com (more...)

John Hurt Withdraws from THE ENTERTAINER Due to Medical ConcernsJohn Hurt Withdraws from THE ENTERTAINER Due to Medical Concerns
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

It is announced today that on the advice of his doctors, John Hurt has had to withdraw from the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company production of John Osborne's The Entertainer. (more...)

BWW TV: Kenneth Branagh In THE ENTERTAINER!BWW TV: Kenneth Branagh In THE ENTERTAINER!
by Carrie Dunn - May 16, 2016

Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as the Archie Rice, with John Hurt as Billy Rice in the final production for Plays at the Garrick season. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company, in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, has confirmed that the date of the final Branagh Theatre Live cinema broadcast of this season will be The Entertainer at 19:00 on Thursday 27 October 2016. Tickets for the broadcast of The Entertainer and details of participating cinemas can be found at branaghtheatrelive.com (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look At Branagh And Hurt In THE ENTERTAINERPhoto Coverage: First Look At Branagh And Hurt In THE ENTERTAINER
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company, in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, has confirmed that the date of the final Branagh Theatre Live cinema broadcast of this season will be The Entertainer at 19:00 on Thursday 27 October 2016. Tickets for the broadcast of The Entertainer and details of participating cinemas can be found at branaghtheatrelive.com (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...)

Official: John Hurt to Star Opposite Kenneth Branagh in THE ENTERTAINER; Further Casting SetOfficial: John Hurt to Star Opposite Kenneth Branagh in THE ENTERTAINER; Further Casting Set
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Further casting has been announced for The Entertainer, the final production in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's Plays at the Garrick season. John Hurt will return to the London stage for the first time in a decade as legendary patriarch Billy Rice opposite Kenneth Branagh, who as previously announced, will play the unforgettable Archie Rice in Rob Ashford's production. (more...)

John Hurt and Kenneth Branagh to Play Father & Son in THE ENTERTAINERJohn Hurt and Kenneth Branagh to Play Father & Son in THE ENTERTAINER
by Jessica Khan - Feb 25, 2016

According to The Daily Mail, John Hurt and Kenneth Branagh will play father and son in THE ENTERTAINER, beginning August 20 as part of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's first season at The Garrick. (more...)

Hollywood Celebrates the 22nd Annual SAG AWARDS; All the Winners!Hollywood Celebrates the 22nd Annual SAG AWARDS; All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2016

Winners of the 22nd ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS were revealed tonight, Saturday, January 30th (beginning at 8PM) on a simulcast airing live on TNT and TBS. (more...)

Scoop: GALAVANT on ABC - Sunday, January 31, 2016Scoop: GALAVANT on ABC - Sunday, January 31, 2016
by - Jan 11, 2016

Get all the scoop on GALAVANT, airing on ABC on Sunday, January 31, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: GALAVANT on ABC - Sunday, January 10, 2016Scoop: GALAVANT on ABC - Sunday, January 10, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 21, 2015

Get all the scoop on GALAVANT, airing on ABC on Sunday, January 10, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: GALAVANT on ABC - Saturday, January 2, 2016Scoop: GALAVANT on ABC - Saturday, January 2, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 14, 2015

Get all the scoop on GALAVANT, airing on ABC on Saturday, January 2, 2016! (more...)

Nominations Announced for 22nd ANNUAL SAG AWARDS; Full List!Nominations Announced for 22nd ANNUAL SAG AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Actor® Nominations for the 22nd ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS were announced live today at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles by Anna Faris and Anthony Mackie  (more...)

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