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BBC to Run Extensive Shakespeare Season to Celebrate 400th Anniversary of First Folio

The BBC is celebrating this extraordinary anniversary with an ambitious season of content across TV, Radio, BBC iPlayer & BBC Sounds exploring why, 400 years on, Shakespeare's relevance and influence is as strong as ever. A wealth of programming featuring major actors and leading experts, including new documentaries, performance, music, drama, comedy, news coverage and the best of the BBC archive, as well as special items on flagship BBC shows, will celebrate the man, his world and his timeless writing.

JW3 Announces First Classical Music Season 2023-2024

JW3 has announced a brand new CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT SEASON with The Classical Series of world class concerts every month, from Wednesday 15 November 2023 – Sunday 14 April 2024 - the new pretender to the throne for classical music, in JW3’s intimate, inclusive and friendly Classical Music Concert Hall in central London NW3.

King's Head Theatre Will Move From Pub Theatre To New Space In Islington Square

The King’s Head Theatre charity has announced they will be closing their home of 53 years on 13 August 2023, and moving into a custom-built new theatre immediately behind the existing venue in Islington Square, with an opening date and programme to be announced.

Cast Announced For Shakespeare's Globe's SHAKESPEARE IN THE ABBEY

As celebrations continue for the 400th Anniversary of the First Folio across 2023, Shakespeare’s Globe will return to Westminster Abbey for the hugely popular Shakespeare in the Abbey for six special performances beginning this evening and running until Friday 31 March.

Interview: Daphne Kuhn Chats About Running THEATRE ON THE SQUARE

It's not often I get to talk about theatre happening up in Joburg. However, last year I met Daphne Kuhn - owner and artisitic director of Theatre on the Square - and have seen some of the amazing work done there. This year, I chatted to Daphne about her theatre, the challenges they've faced over the last few years and the exciting future.

DUET FOR ONE Starring Tara Fitzgerald Joins Orange Tree Theatre's 2023 Season

The Orange Tree Theatre has announced their production of Tom Kempinski’s 1980 drama Duet For One. Richard Beecham makes his OT debut directing Tara Fitzgerald (Stephanie Abrahams) and Maureen Beattie (Dr Feldmann) in this new adaptation accompanied by live music.

Wigmore Hall Announces Full Details Of Spring 2023 Concerts

Tickets for Wigmore Hall's January – March 2023 concerts go on general sale on Tuesday 1 November, 2022 at 10.00 GMT.

Casting Announced For THE SUGAR HOUSE at the Finborough Theatre

The cast has been announced for the European premiere and the UK debut of multi-award-winning Australian playwright Alana Valentine's, The Sugar House which opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 (Press Nights: Thursday, 4 November 2021 and Friday, 5 November 2021 at 7.30pm).

James Purefoy to Lead THE ODYSSEY at Jermyn Street Theatre

Jermyn Street Theatre has today announced casting for its marathon performance of Homer’s The Odyssey, translated by Emily Wilson. James Purefoy (Rome, Fisherman’s Friends, Churchill) stars as Odysseus, the Greek hero whose ten-year journey home from Troy is the heart of Homer’s epic poem.

Guest Blog: Jenny Caron Hall On A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

On Wednesday, we're due to give a one-off, live, online performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream, starring Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall, Luisa Omielan, and Wendy Morgan and I'm cautiously excited about what we're making here!

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Casting For THE ODYSSEY

Hot on the heels of the announcement of the cast of 15 Heroines, Jermyn Street Theatre, today reveals the complete line up of actors for its epic reading of The Odyssey.

BWW Interview: Martin Sherman Talks ROSE at Hope Mill Theatre

Martin Sherman's Olivier-nominated play Rose is getting an online revival thanks to Hope Mill Theatre. He talks about his legacy, why the theatre was such a lifeline for him and what he's missing about it.

Jewish Book Week: London's Longest Running International Literary Festival Comes To Kings Place and JW3

For nine days, from the 29th February to the 8th March, Jewish Book Week brings together nearly 200 multi-award winning writers from the worlds of history, theatre, journalism, philosophy, science, art, music, poetry and fiction in a celebration of ideas. The 2020 line-up includes Emma Barnett, Tom Bower, Camilla Cavendish, Gavin Esler, Jonathan Freedland, Nicci Gerrard, Adam Gopnik, Howard Jacobson, Rachel Johnson, Norman Lebrecht, Sue MacGregor, Douglas Murray, Melanie Phillips, Philippe Sands, Marcus du Sautoy, Simon Schama, Tom Segev, Elif Shafak, Martin Rees, Andrew Robinson and Edmund de Waal.

KUNENE AND THE KING Comes To The West End's Ambassadors Theatre In 2020

John Kani's two-hander Kunene and the King will transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre, London for a strictly limited West End run from 24 January to 28 March 2020.

Watford Palace Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season

Artistic Director Brigid Larmour today announces programming to complete Watford Palace Theatre's season for September 2019 - June 2020, following the world première of Mushy: Lyrically Speaking earlier this month. The co-production with Rifco Theatre Company is now on tour across the UK until 5 October.

Watford Palace Theatre Announces Full Cast For Patrick Hamilton's GASLIGHT

Watford Palace Theatre today announce full cast for Patrick Hamilton's classic psychological thriller, Gaslight. Richard Beecham directs Hannah Hutch (Nancy), Sandra James-Young (Elizabeth), Jasmine Jones (Jack Manningham), Tricia Kelly (Inspector Rough) and Sally Tatum (Bella Manningham). The production opens on 7 October with previews from 2 October and runs until 26 October.

THE CHERRY ORCHARD And BONES Announced At The Royal Central School Of Speech And Drama

MA Acting Classical and MA Acting Contemporary students at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama will perform in their final-year productions of 'The Cherry Orchard' and 'Bones', respectively.

Access Entertainment Donates 300k To Support West End Theatre Charity Masterclass

Leading West End theatre charity the Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust (Masterclass) is delighted to be the recipient of a 300k donation from Access Entertainment. This support over the next three years comes as part of Access Industries' commitment to the development of new and emerging talent in the theatre industry.

LAMDA Raises £230,000 At Inaugural Fundraising Gala Hosted By Benedict Cumberbatch

On Sunday 23 June, LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) held its first biennial fundraising gala, hosted by LAMDA President and alumnus Benedict Cumberbatch CBE and LAMDA Chairman, The Rt. Hon Shaun Woodward. VIP guests, LAMDA alumni and current students enjoyed an evening of entertainment at the drama school's West London campus. £230,000 was raised, which will support LAMDA's ongoing work to ensure a wider group of young people can experience world-class Conservatoire training.

Watford Palace Theatre Announces A Radical Re-imagining Of Patrick Hamilton's GASLIGHT

Watford Palace Theatre today announce a radical re-imagining of Patrick Hamilton's classic psychological thriller, Gaslight, directed by Richard Beecham. The production opens on 7 October with previews from 2 October and runs until 26 October.

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