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London Production, 2022


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Interview: 'It's There to Entertain, But Also to Provoke': Actor Cherrelle Skeete on History, Provocation and Activism in BENEATHA'S PLACE at the Young Vic

Recently, BroadwayWorld spoke with Cherrelle Skeete, who is playing the role of Beneatha in Beneatha’s Place at the Young Vic. Inspired by the groundbreaking civil rights drama, A Raisin in the Sun, Beneatha's Place challenges today's culture wars about colonial history and reckoning with the past.

Photos: First Look at SPY FOR SPY at Riverside Studios

Spy for Spy – the world premiere of Kieron Barry’s innovative new two hander play – will open starring Olive Gray (Halo) and Amy Lennox (Cabaret) at Riverside Studios this summer, playing the Hammersmith venue’s Studio 3 from Thursday 15 June to Sunday 2 July, with a press night on Tuesday 20 June.

Suranne Jones Will Host Post-show Q&A Event For SPY FOR SPY at Riverside Studios

Suranne Jones, the multi-award-winning actor best known for starring roles in Gentleman Jack, Vigil, Doctor Foster and Scott and Bailey, will host a special Q&A event on Saturday 24 June after the 7.30pm show, fielding questions for playwright Kieron Barry, and cast members Olive Gray and Amy Lennox.

Olive Gray and Amy Lennox Will Star in SPY FOR SPY at Riverside Studios Beginning Next Month

Spy for Spy – the world premiere of Kieron Barry's innovative new two hander play – will open starring Olive Gray (Halo) and Amy Lennox (Cabaret) at Riverside Studios this summer, playing the Hammersmith venue's Studio 3 from Thursday 15 June to Sunday 2 July, with a press night on Tuesday 20 June.

National Youth Theatre Announce Free Auditions Around The Country Next Month

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has announced free auditions around the country in Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, London and Manchester this February. Young people will also be able to audition online using the National Youth Theatre Hub.

Acclaimed Composer Bryan Senti Announces New Album 'Manu'

Critically acclaimed composer and violinist/violist Bryan Senti is set for the release of his new record Manu. Manu is the first crossover album for the classically trained Senti, a first-generation Cuban/Mexican- and Colombian-American, combining western neo-classical traditions with the Latin American folk music his parents grew up with.

Photos: Inside Look at the Green Carpet, Performances, and Winners at THE OLIVIER AWARDS

The winners have been unveiled for this year’s Olivier Awards with Mastercard, British theatre’s biggest night, which took place this evening (Sunday 10 April) at the Royal Albert Hall in London, hosted by Jason Manford. 

Save 46% On Tickets For A NUMBER At The Old Vic

It’s 20 years since Caryl Churchill’s spry, elliptical cloning play premiered at the Royal Court with Michael Gambon and Daniel Craig, and it remains a fascinating chamber piece for a talented pair of actors – as we see here with the great Lennie James and Paapa Essiedu in this anniversary revival.

BWW Review: A NUMBER, Old Vic

Marking twenty years since its premiere, Caryl Churchill’s sci-fi masterpiece A Number returns to the London stage. The hotly anticipated production stars Lennie James as a grief-stricken father who opts to clone his deceased son with the mindset of reattempting parenthood and making up for past mistakes. His intentions are not entirely honourable and as the play progresses, we soon learn of the man’s manipulative traits.

Trump Play THE 47TH and More Added to The Old Vic's 2022 Lineup

Alongside the opening of A Number, the theatre has announced three new productions at The Old Vic for 2022 – a topical world premiere, a modern classic and the return of a treasured favourite.

National Youth Theatre Announce Free Audition Workshops Around The UK

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has announced Audition Open Days around the UK - a free workshop giving young people audition advice and introducing them to the NYT ethos and the world of theatre making.

MOULIN ROUGE! Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows

Though hardly an ideal start to the new theatrical year, we want to applaud all of the incredible casts, creatives, backstage and front-of-house staff who are working so hard to keep shows on. If you can support productions, please do – whether revisiting an amazing long-running show or checking out something new. And speaking of which: here are some of the most intriguing London additions for this month. Keep checking back for our reviews, interviews and features!

AMC Renews FEAR THE WALKING DEAD For Eighth Season

AMC announced on tonight’s Talking Dead the renewal of Fear the Walking Dead for an eighth season with Kim Dickens, who played fan-favorite character Madison Clark in Seasons 1 through 4, set to return to the series. Watch a promo for the series' seventh season now!

Alan Stacey To Step Down As Executive Director Of Headlong

Alan Stacey has today announced that he will be stepping down as Executive Director of Headlong in March 2022 after six years with the company. During his tenure Stacey has helped bring some of Headlong's most critically acclaimed work to over 900,000 people in theatres across the UK.

The Old Vic Announces Its 'Back Together' Season

Today, on The Old Vic's 203rd birthday, THE OLD VIC: BACK TOGETHER Season. This Season has been announced. The seventh from Artistic Director Matthew Warchus will run from July 2021 to July 2022, and will be an uplifting and thought-provoking combination of both streamed and live shows.

Helen McCrory, In Admiring, Awestruck Memory

No death of course is easy to absorb, especially one as premature and shocking as that of Helen McCrory, whose surrender to cancer late last week, age 52, came like the most brutal and sudden of thunderclaps. The announcement was made via Twitter on Friday by her husband, Damian Lewis, and I doubt I’m the only one who reacted with moist-eyed disbelief.

FEAR THE WALKING DEAD Returns April 11th

AMC announced today that the second half of Fear the Walking Dead season six, featuring nine episodes, will return on Sunday, April 11 at 9 pm/8c.

VIDEO: Lennie James Talks About Writing His First Play on a Bet

James Corden connects with Lennie James, and James asks Lennie about his start in the creative arts, and Lennie shares he followed a girl into an audition and wrote his first play at 16 on a bet. And James asks Lennie about the work that went into creating the series 'Save Me,' including the challenge of researching a topic as delicate as child trafficking.

Watch the Trailer for SAVE ME TOO, Launching on Peacock Nov. 5

SAVE ME TOO is the second season of the award-winning thriller SAVE ME, which is currently streaming on Peacock.

AMC released today the official key art for the sixth season of Fear the Walking Dead

AMC released today the official key art for the sixth season of Fear the Walking Dead, featuring Lennie James as Morgan Jones. The highly-anticipated new season premieres Sunday, October 11 at 9pm ET/8c.


Lennie James has not appeared on Broadway.

Lennie James has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Lennie James's first West End show was A Number which opened in 2022

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