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Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast of this year’s Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production, Romeo and Juliet.

Gentleman's Dub Club Releases New Album 'On A Mission'

After a very successful collaboration with The Nextmen on the Pound for Pound album, GDC brought in The Nextmen's Bradford Ellis (a.k.a. Brad Baloo) to produce this one. The album also features guest appearances by Hollie Cook, Gardna, Josh Waters Rudge (of The Skints), Eva Lazarus, and Sara Lugo.

Simon Russell Beale to Appear at Shakespeare's Globe's MOVING STORIES, in Support of the UN Refugee Agency

On Sunday 25 June, Shakespeare’s Globe will host ‘Moving Stories’ in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in support of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. The event will include sketches, short plays and songs examining the experiences of refugees, and responses to the crisis.

92NY Shares Acclaimed Performance of "Under Milk Wood" Starring Michael Sheen

92NY’s Unterberg Poetry Center celebrates the ninth annual International Dylan Thomas Day (on May 14) by sharing video of an acclaimed 2014 performance of Thomas’ timeless “play for voices” - Under Milk Wood – starring actor Michael Sheen and an all-Welsh cast.  

Patricia Clarkson, Alex Lawther, Daryl McCormack, And Louisa Harland Join Brian Cox For LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT West End

The new West End production of Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical magnum opus Long Day's Journey into Night led by Emmy-winner Brian Cox has added Golden Globe and Emmy-winner Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects) and more to its cast.

DOG HAIR To Premiere at VAULT Festival 2023

DOG HAIR, a brand new 3-hander by emerging working-class writer Phillip Jones for Seventh Sense Theatre, is premiering at VAULT Festival from the 3rd-5th February 2023.

Mike Bubbins Announces First Ever Solo UK Tour With THROWBACK

Mike Bubbins will embark on his first ever solo stand up tour next year with brand new show Throwback. Opening in Maidenhead on 4th February he then heads to Cheltenham, Shrewsbury, Llanelli, Carmarthen, Leamington Spa, Northampton, Leicester, Portsmouth, Barry, Salford, Chorley, Nottingham, Sheffield, Leeds, Newport, , Winchester, Birmingham, Treorchy, Rhyl, Milford Haven, Cardiff, Swindon and Port Talbot before concluding in London on 1st April.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Film Actress Ruth Madoc Passes Away at 79

According to various sources, Ruth Madoc, the actress best known for playing Fruma Sarah in the Fiddler on the Roof film, and Gladys Pugh in the BBC sitcom Hi-de-Hi! passed away on Friday, December 9th after surgery she received for a fall earlier in the week. 

Sherman Theatre Presents TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM

Sherman Theatre presents TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM from 26th November – 31st December 2022.

Edinburgh 2022: Ignacio Lopez Q&A

BWW catches up with Ignacio Lopez to chat about bringing El Cómico to the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


Theatr Clwyd today announces the cast for their new production of Celebrated Virgins: A Story of the Ladies of Llangollen, created by Katie Elin-Salt and Eleri B. Jones. This inspiring new play, based on the remarkable true sapphic love story of Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby, opens at Theatr Mix – Theatr Clwyd's temporary theatre village – on 24 May, with previews from 20 May, and runs until 4 June.

Lou Sanders Tours New Show To Swindon This Weekend

Critically-acclaimed stand-up and co-host of Broadcast Digital Award winning Unforgiveable, Lou Sanders announces her biggest tour yet with 45 dates nationwide performing the brand-new show One Word: Wow.

Emily White Announced As The Recipient Of The 52nd George Devine Award

Emily White has been announced as the recipient of the 52nd George Devine Award for her play Atlantis, picking up a £15,000 prize. 

JODY AND THE JERMS Release 'Sensation' EP

Brimful of the band's trademark multi-layered melodies infused with a roller-coaster of synths, organs and vocal harmonies; a notably pronounced Tom Verlaine-esque guitar sound also comes courtesy of new member Peter James Millson.

THE MERTHYR STIGMATIST Will Have its Digital World Premiere From Sherman Theatre and Theatre Uncut

Originally scheduled as part of Sherman Theatre's Autumn 2020 season, The Merthyr Stigmatist will be presented in a co-production with Theatre Uncut this Spring as a fully-staged digital production recorded in the Sherman Theatre Studio.

English Touring Theatre Announces Brand New Playwright Development Scheme Nationwide Voices

ETT (English Touring Theatre) today announces the inaugural Nationwide Voices; a year-long development programme for six playwrights across the UK.

Alt Rock Soloist Drew Davies Releases Self-Titled Album

Rock soloist hailing from London, Drew Davies has released his self-titled album on 15 May via AD1.

Drew Davies Shares 'X And Y' Single

Rock soloist hailing from London, Drew Davies has released his single, 'X and Y' on 1 May via AD1.

National Theatre Wales Announces New Digital Programme of Opportunities for Theatre Makers

National Theatre Wales launched a new digital programme today, developed to create opportunities for theatre makers while venues remain closed as a result of Coronavirus. Network is a new online initiative aimed at connecting communities, sharing moments, reimagining live theatre while enabling and nurturing the performing arts sector in Wales.

Acorn TV Launches in the UK on April 29

For the first time, North America's leading streaming service for television from Britain and beyond, AMC Networks' Acorn TV will be available in the UK starting Wednesday, April 29. With more than one million paid subscribers in the U.S., Acorn TV is the ultimate destination for high-quality, world class dramas, mysteries and comedies from around the world without advertising. Acorn TV UK will be available in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Starting April 29, consumers can visit to subscribe and watch Acorn TV online with an extended 30-day free trial for a limited time. The service will also be available on your favorite devices, Roku, Fire TV, Android and Apple mobile and Apple TV and coming soon to Amazon Channels and Apple TV Channels. Acorn TV will add exclusive new programmes every subsequent Monday, and all programmes will include English subtitles. After the free trial, Acorn TV will be £4.99 GPB per month or £49.99 per year.

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