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Mark Robert Bailey, known professionally as Bill Bailey, is an English actor, comedian, musician and singer. He is known for his role as Manny in the sitcom Black Books and his appearances on the panel shows Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Have I Got News for You, and QI, as well as for his stand-up comedy work.

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Photos: First Look at THE SMEDS AND THE SMOOS at the Lyric Theatre

Tall Stories presents their newest production, The Smeds and The Smoos, based on the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, which flies into the West End this summer, following a UK tour.  Check out all new production photos here!

Review: CATS is the Latest Musical to Prowl Onto the Vancouver Stage

At some point in their lives, most people have heard of the musical: CATS. Whether it’s because of its unique costumes or iconic songs, CATS will always be a Broadway classic. This week, Broadway Across Canada and Troika Entertainment brought the musical to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Guy Masterson Brings UNDER MILK WOOD to Wilton's Music Hall

Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the beloved classic Under Milk Wood, award-winning solo performer Guy Masterson brings Dylan Thomas' most famous and enduring work to Wilton's Music Hall for one week only.

Tall Stories Presents THE SMEDS AND SMOOS at The Lyric Theatre Beginning This July

Tall Stories presents their newest production, The Smeds and The Smoos, based on the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, which flies into the West End this summer, following a UK tour.

Review: JULIE BENKO WITH HER BAND EUPHONIC GUMBO Gives Birdland The Mardi Gras Treatment

Benko's show was Mardi Gras-themed, and the room was abuzz with anticipation before the music began.

Stephen K. Amos Brings OXYMORON Tour to Parr Hall

Award-winning comedian and TV personality Stephen K. Amos is going back on tour with a new show which includes a date at Warrington's Parr Hall.

Eight EdFest Venues Comment on Soaring Accommodation Costs

The eight major producing venues behind – which comprise Assembly, Dance Base, Gilded Balloon, Just the Tonic, Pleasance, Summerhall, Underbelly and ZOO – collectively commented that soaring accommodation costs are the biggest risk to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe’s future.


Only Bailey could fit Polynesian tree snails, pulling a plastic bag from his dog’s bottom and singing Coldplay’s “Yellow” in Turkish into one show so seamlessly.

Omaha Community Playhouse Holds 21/22 Awards Night

The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) held its annual Awards Night celebration on Monday, August 1, to honor cast and crew members in the 2021/22 season. This year the Outstanding Youth Performance Awards has been renamed to the Jim Eisenhardt Outstanding Youth Award, to honor Jim's passion, work, and devotion to inspiring the youth of Omaha through theatre and the arts.

Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Will Return at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe This Year

DAVE’S EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARDS will return at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year.  After a two-year worldwide hiatus, the renowned Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards are back celebrating 40 years of awarding comedy excellence, reflecting the rich heritage of comedy talent recognised and its status as a springboard for comedians who have gone on to become household names at home and abroad. 

9 CIRCLES Comes to Edinburgh Fringe Beginning This Week

From House of Cards writer Bill Cain and The Shark is Broken director Guy Masterson, the European premiere of 9 Circles is based on a true story of a repatriated US Army Private accused of war crimes.

New Cast Member Announced For 9 CIRCLES at Park Theatre

Following the recent announcement of Guy Masterson and Bill Cain's 9 Circles at Park Theatre, the company have announced Daniel Bowerbank as the final cast member to join the cast.

Guy Masterson's 9 CIRCLES Comes to the Park Theatre

From House of Cards writer Bill Cain and The Shark is Broken director Guy Masterson, the European premiere of 9 Circles is based on a true story of a repatriated US Army Private accused of war crimes. In a psychological thriller told through the eyes of the accused, 9 Circles asks how a soldier can be trained as a cold-blooded killing machine while clinging on to the threads of his humanity.

Bill Bailey Announces En Route To Normal Australian Tour 2022

Following a thumbs-up from immigration, Bill Bailey returns to Australia with his brand new show En Route To Normal starting in Toowoomba on September 22 and taking him around the country for 16 shows. 

Barry Cryer: A Celebration Comes to the Lyric Theatre

Glittering array of stars gather to remember iconic talent in special one-off show on 13th June including Stephen Fry, Judi Dench, Bill Bailey, Harry Hill, Maureen Lipman, Barry Humphries and Stewart Lee, plus recorded tributes from the likes of Stephen Merchant, Sandi Toksvig, Emma Thompson & Lee Mack…

Royal Opera House Announces Summer Season, Starring Bill Bailey and Professor Brian Cox

The Royal Opera House has announced two stand-out shows on stage this summer, bringing two of Britain's top performers to one of London's most iconic venues: Horizons - A 21st Century Space Odyssey with Professor Brian Cox; and Bill Bailey: En Route to the Royal Opera House. 

State Theatre New Jersey Presents CATS

Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory.” Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and based on T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the record-breaking musical spectacular has captivated audiences in over 30 countries in 15 languages, is back on tour across North America. This tour features new sound design, direction, and choreography. 

CATS Comes To South Bend Through December 5th

CATS will perform in South Bend this weekend through Sunday, December 5th, 2021. Get a first look at the national tour cast in action!

CATS Will Return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre This December

The North American tour of CATS will stop in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre December 21 - January 2.

Video: First Look at the New Company of CATS On Tour

Get your first look at the North American tour of CATS. The new production officially opened at RBTL’s Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, NY and will visit more than 50 cities in the 2021/2022 season. 

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