Southbank Centre News

Ice and Fire Announces Full Cast for World Premiere of THE ISLAND NATION at the ArcolaIce and Fire Announces Full Cast for World Premiere of THE ISLAND NATION at the Arcola
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

ice&fire today announces the full company for the world premiere of The Island Nation, written by its Artistic Director Christine Bacon.  Ria Parry directs Claire Dargo, Ayesha Dharker, Bally Gill, Clive Hayward, Nikki Patel and Neran Persaud in the production which opens at the Arcola Theatre on 28 October, with previews from the 26 October, and runs until 19 November 2016.  (more...)

Rubinstein Prize-Winner Pianist Boris Giltburg Gives NY Solo Recital Debut at CarnegieRubinstein Prize-Winner Pianist Boris Giltburg Gives NY Solo Recital Debut at Carnegie
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Silver-prize and audience-prize winner at the 2011 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, critically acclaimed pianist Boris Giltburggives his New York solo recital debut at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on October 27 with an all-Russian program, presented by the American Friends of the Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. The program includes works by Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and Scriabin, as well as Giltburg's own piano arrangement of Shostakovich'sString Quartet No. 8 in C minor.   (more...)

Arinze Kene's GOOD DOG to Embark on UK Tour This WinterArinze Kene's GOOD DOG to Embark on UK Tour This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Delicately observed and fearlessly told, good dog chronicles Britain's multi-cultural communities and the everyday injustices that drive people to take back control. Because in the end, everyone who's good gets what they deserve. Don't they? (more...)

National Theatre Launches a New Series of National DebatesNational Theatre Launches a New Series of National Debates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The National Theatre is launching a new series of topical panel discussions this autumn centred on Youth, Nationhood and Death. The discussions will respond to issues raised by the repertoire or affecting the nation as a whole, will last for 1 hour, and tickets cost £6 (£5 concessions).   (more...)

Hull Unveils Theatre and Performance Programme for 2017Hull Unveils Theatre and Performance Programme for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Hull UK City of Culture 2017, details of which are announced today, is a 365 day programme of cultural events and creativity inspired by the city and told to the world. Divided into four seasons, this national celebration draws on the distinctive spirit of the city and the artists, writers, directors, musicians, revolutionaries and thinkers that have made such a significant contribution to the development of art and ideas. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces Martin Kemp to Play Sam Phillips at the Royal Festival HallMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces Martin Kemp to Play Sam Phillips at the Royal Festival Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical and West End hit today reveals casting for the red-hot rock 'n' roll extravaganza which appears at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall as part of Southbank Centre's Winter Festival supported by NatWest. Million Dollar Quartet plays a limited season starring Martin Kemp from Saturday 17th December 2016 - Monday 2nd January 2017. (more...)

Southbank Centre Presents Autumn & Winter 2016 SeasonSouthbank Centre Presents Autumn & Winter 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Southbank Centre presents its autumn and winter 2016 programme for performance, dance, theatre and comedy, celebrating an array of compelling work from across Southbank Centre's festivals including: a live reading of a specially commissioned adaptation of HG Wells' classic, The Time Machine performed by a cast of three including Christopher Eccleston; the world premiere of new immersive performance installation Seen and Not Heard by award-winning theatre company Complicite; a night of comedy with renowned comedian, novelist and actress Jenny Eclair; the Tony Award-winning and West End hit musical Million Dollar Quartet, starring Martin Kemp as father of rock 'n' roll Sam Phillips; and a new version of hit show BIANCO by the UK's leading contemporary circus company NoFit State who bring their unique Big Top to Southbank Centre for the first time. (more...)

Nofit State Circus to Bring Revamped BIANCO to London This WinterNofit State Circus to Bring Revamped BIANCO to London This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Following a critically-acclaimed world tour, the UK's leading circus company NoFit State bring their ground-breaking promenade show BIANCO to London's Southbank Centre for the first time, running from 23 November 2016 - 22 January 2017. (more...)

Sandi Toksvig's SILVER LINING and NELL GWYNN in English Touring Theatre Spring SeasonSandi Toksvig's SILVER LINING and NELL GWYNN in English Touring Theatre Spring Season
by Marianka Swain - Sep 12, 2016

English Touring Theatre today announces its spring season which features the world premiere of Silver Lining, a new comedy written by Sandi Toksvig, and a tour of the critically acclaimed Olivier Award winning Shakespeare's Globe production of Nell Gwynn, starring Laura Pitt-Pulford in the title role.  It is the final season under the stewardship of Director Rachel Tackley who is leaving the company to become Executive Director of Chichester Festival Theatre.  Richard Tywman takes over, having been Associate Director (International) of the Royal Court Theatre since 2013. (more...)

South Bank Centre Announces Christopher Eccleston, PJ Harvey and Sarah Pascoe in Lineup for its Coming Literature SeasonSouth Bank Centre Announces Christopher Eccleston, PJ Harvey and Sarah Pascoe in Lineup for its Coming Literature Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Southbank Centre announces Marina Abramovi?, Nikki Amuka-Bird, MyAnna Buring, Christopher Eccleston, PJ Harvey, Sara Pascoe and Slavoj Žižek as a part of the Autumn/Winter 2016 Literature programme (more...)

BARBU to Bid Au Revoir to the Spiegeltent at London Wonderground Next MonthBARBU to Bid Au Revoir to the Spiegeltent at London Wonderground Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

After a raucous summer season at London Wonderground at Southbank Centre, Canadian Circus Company Cirque Alfonse will bid au revoir to the Spiegeltent on 25 September. (more...)

Sri Lanka Drama THE ISLAND NATION To Premiere At Arcola TheatreSri Lanka Drama THE ISLAND NATION To Premiere At Arcola Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Aug 25, 2016

ice&fire today announces the world premiere of THE ISLAND NATION, written by its Artistic Director Christine Bacon and directed by Ria Parry, which opens at the Arcola Theatre on 28 October, with previews from the 26 October, and runs until 19 November 2016.  (more...)

Southbank Centre's WHY? Festival to Feature Olivia Colman, Brigitte Aphrodite and Complicite Theatre CompanySouthbank Centre's WHY? Festival to Feature Olivia Colman, Brigitte Aphrodite and Complicite Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

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Jermyn Street To Stage Revival of A.A. Milne's THE DOVER ROADJermyn Street To Stage Revival of A.A. Milne's THE DOVER ROAD
by Marianka Swain - Aug 10, 2016

In the 60th anniversary year of A.A Milne's death and the 90th anniversary of Winnie-the-Pooh's publication, Close Quarter Productions, in association with Jermyn Street Theatre, today announces a new production of Milne's play THE DOVER ROAD. Nichola McAuliffe directs Stefan Berdnarczyk, Tom Durant-Pritchard, Katrina Gibson, Georgia Maguire, Gareth McLeod, Patrick Ryecart and James Sheldon in the production opening at Jermyn Street Theatre, on Tuesday 6 September running until Saturday 1 October. (more...)

University Women in the Arts Announces Conversation with Vicky FeatherstoneUniversity Women in the Arts Announces Conversation with Vicky Featherstone
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Taking place on 18th August at 4pm at the Royal Court Theatre, this will be an In Conversation event with Vicky Featherstone, Artistic Director of the Royal Court Theatre. (more...)


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Sarah Grunstein to Perform J.S. Bach's GOLDBERG VARIATIONS in Melbourne, SydneySarah Grunstein to Perform J.S. Bach's GOLDBERG VARIATIONS in Melbourne, Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Sarah Grunstein, who is gaining international acclaim for her performances of Bach will tour Australia in 2016, performing J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations at the Melbourne Recital Center on Thursday 20 October and the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday 25 October. (more...)

BRIEFS to Swagger Into London Wonderground This AutumnBRIEFS to Swagger Into London Wonderground This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

After a barnstorming, sell-out run in 2015, the heart-stopping blend of cabaret burlesque, Australian machismo and punkish swagger returns to London this Autumn, running September 9  - 24, 2016. Press night is set for September 12. (more...)

Leicester Square Reimagined for Christmas 2016Leicester Square Reimagined for Christmas 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Underbelly won Best Festival at the 2014 UK Festival Awards for its re-imagining of Edinburgh's Christmas and helped develop Winter at Southbank Centre into one of London's most popular winter destinations. (more...)

London Premiere Of JUNGLE BOOK Comes To London's WondergroundLondon Premiere Of JUNGLE BOOK Comes To London's Wonderground
by Edward Baker - Jul 14, 2016

Following a sell-out, critically acclaimed national tour, Metta Theatre's hip-hop and circus adaptation of JUNGLE BOOK transfers to London Wonderground at Southbank Centre. Poppy Burton-Morgan's acclaimed production with thrilling choreography from ZooNation/Birdgang Dance choreographer Kendra J Horsburgh sees Kipling's original story played out through spectacular street dance and contemporary circus. (more...)

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