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Lenny Henry Productions

[West End, 2023]

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Cast Revealed For ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST in the West End

The new West End cast has been announced for Daniel Raggett's production of Accidental Death of an Anarchist, following a sell-out run at Lyric Hammersmith.

Birmingham Rep Launches Victoria Wood Playwriting Prize For Comedy and the UK Premiere of New Musical BHANGRA NATION

On what would have been Comedy legend Victoria Wood's 70th Birthday, Sean Foley, the double Olivier Award-winning Artistic Director of Birmingham Repertory Theatre has announced the creation of the first ever major playwriting prize dedicated to the art of Comedy.

Gina Yashere Comes to Bell House Next Month

Gina Yashere the British-Nigerian comedian, author and stand-up will get back on the road with her fierce and funny comedic style in a multi-city solo tour, The Woman King of Comedy. 

Review: AUGUST IN ENGLAND, Bush Theatre

Sir Lenny Henry's hugely affecting debut play opens at the Bush Theatre

THE MOTIVE AND THE CUE Leads Our Top Ten Shows For May

As we wait to throw off our thermals and the sun to show its face, London has some theatrical treats to tickle your tastebuds this May.

Joy Productions Enter Five Year Partnership With The Newly Refurbished Broadway Theatre to Stage The Annual Pantomime

Newly formed production company, Joy Productions, led by producer Julie Clare and co-producer Chuchu Nwagu have entered into a five-year partnership with the newly refurbished Grade II listed Broadway in Catford to programme their annual pantomime for the coming five years.

Full Company Confirmed for Zadie Smith's THE WIFE OF WILLESDEN at BAM

BAM has announced the full company for The Wife of Willesden, directed by Indhu Rubasingham at the BAM Harvey Theater. See the full cast, and how to purchase tickets!

Bush Theatre Announce Collaboration with The Windrush 75 Network and Release Remaining 3,000 Tickets for Lenny Henry's AUGUST

The Bush Theatre has announced they are partnering with the Windrush 75 network to celebrate Lenny Henry's debut play August in England. 

BLACK AND GIFTED - a New Exhibition of Material From the Riverside Studios Archive to Run This Spring

BLACK AND GIFTED is the first large-scale exhibition of material from Riverside’s archive collection, curated by Creative Associate Reuben Esson-Parkes, running from Monday 13 March - Sunday 16 April.

London Theatre Week: Save up to 32% on AUGUST IN ENGLAND, Starring Lenny Henry

Charming, flawed, and with the gift of the gab, we all know a man like August Henderson. Between his three kids, devoted wife-to-be, and part-ownership of a fruit and veg shop, he is proud of the life he has built since landing in his beloved West Bromwich.

Gina Yashere to Present THE WOMAN KING OF COMEDY Tour

Gina Yashere the British-Nigerian comedian, author and stand-up will get back on the road with her fierce and funny comedic style in a multi-city solo tour, The Woman King of Comedy. 

Full Casting Announced For ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST At The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Full casting has been announced for the first major London revival of Dario Fo and Franco Rame's riotous Accidental Death of an Anarchist in 20 years, in a new adaptation by comedian, writer and actor Tom Basden.

Arcola Theatre Announces Reopening Of Studio 2 And Programming For The New Year

Arcola Theatre, led by Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen, and Executive Producer, Leyla Nazli, has announced the reopening of Studio 2 for the first time since the pandemic, and the initial programming for that space which includes three transfers from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: The Mistake, Afghanistan Is Not Funny and VERMIN.

Video: HACKNEY EMPIRE: ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS Short Film Celebrates Hackney Empire 120th Anniversary

Watch the short film HACKNEY EMPIRE: ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS, celebrating Hackney Empire's 120th Birthday year.

Julia Donaldson's ZOG Will Return in 2023 for Spring/Summer tour

Zog is roaring back to the stage in 2023! Based on the bestselling book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, the smash-hit stage adaptation from Freckle Productions is flying across the UK throughout Spring and Summer, opening at The Capitol, Horsham on Friday 10 February and culminating in a month-long Summer Season at The Lowry, Salford from Thursday 3 August.  

Billy Howle Joined By Niamh Cusack and Mirren Mack in HAMLET at Bristol Old Vic; Full Cast Announced

The full cast of Bristol Old Vic's Autumn headline production Hamlet has been announced, bringing together some of the hottest young talent and theatrical heavyweights for a visceral new production running from 13 Oct - 12 Nov.

EH UP, ME OLD FLOWERS! The story of Charlie Williams to be Presented at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August

In the 1970s the biggest comedy show on television was ITV’s The Comedians. And the breakout star, the one who shone brightest of all… was Charlie. Eh Up Me Old Flowers is written by Chris England, whose stage writing includes two plays that began life at the Edinburgh Fringe. The play will run at Edinburgh Fringe from 8-29 August.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE FELLOWSHIP at Hampstead Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for the world premiere of The Fellowship, an electrifying, hilarious and gripping new play by Roy Williams.  Directed by Paulette Randall, The Fellowship will run from 17 June until 23 July 2022.  

Further Shows Are On Sale For the Bush Theatre's 50th Year

The Shepherd's Bush venue continues its history of shining a light on unheard voices and reflecting issues in the community and today releases tickets for the second part of its 50th birthday season.

Hampstead Theatre Announces Full Cast and Creative Team For THE FELLOWSHIP

Hampstead Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of The Fellowship, an electrifying, hilarious and gripping new play by Roy Williams.


Milton Shulman Award for Outstanding Newcomer (Evening Standard Awards) for Othello .

Milton Shulman Award for Outstanding Newcomer (Evening Standard Awards) for Othello.

Lenny Henry's next show will be August in England which opens on 4/28/2023 on West End.

Lenny Henry has not appeared on Broadway.

Lenny Henry has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Lenny Henry's first West End show was August in England which opened in 2023

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