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[West End, 2023]



Lolita Chakrabarti Movies

[2001]The Hole Doctor

[2006]Venus Health Centre Nurse

[2010]Thorne: Scaredycat Seema Khera

[2011]Intruders ER Doctor

[2018]All Is True Stratford Landlady

Lolita Chakrabarti TV Shows

Holby City Devika Bhal, Maya Dutta

Silent Witness D.C.I. Palmer, Jo Bell

The Bill W.P.C. Jamilla Blake, W.P.C. Blake, W.P.C Blake

Lolita Chakrabarti Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2022 - Best New Play

Lolita Chakrabarti, Life of Pi

Lolita Chakrabarti Videos

Lolita Chakrabarti News

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld UK / West End Awards!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld UK / West End Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favourite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

LIFE OF PI Will Embark On Worldwide Tour Following UK and Ireland Tour

LIFE OF PI embarks on a worldwide tour after a successful UK and Ireland run. The production will visit four continents, including Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia. Stay tuned for further details.

BOYS ON THE VERGE OF TEARS Will Premiere at Soho Theatre Next Spring

BOYS ON THE VERGE OF TEARS, the winner of the prestigious new writing award, the Verity Bargate Award, will have its world premiere at Soho Theatre next spring. Tickets go on priority sale to members today, and on general sale this Friday.

Theatre For Every Child Campaign Kicks Off With A Month Of Activity For School Kids In Collaboration With Theatres Across The Country

This week, The Society of London Theatre & UK Theatre launched their new campaign, Theatre For Every Child. The campaign aims to ensure every child visits the theatre before they leave school. While the industry is doing great outreach work, access is not equal: children from low-income families are less likely to have access to cultural experiences outside of school.

Review: HAMNET, Garrick Theatre

Maggie O’Farrell’s novel Hamnet explores grief and loss through the lens of Elizabethan society, reimagining the family life of the most celebrated playwright in England. Lolita Chakrabarti’s play enjoyed a fairly successful run in Stratford-upon-Avon and immediately promised a West End transfer. Under Erica Whyman, the production is a good-looking exercise in speculative history.

SOLT and UK Theatre Launch Theatre For Every Child Campaign

Society of London Theatre & UK Theatre have launched the “Theatre for Every Child campaign” ahead of the next general election. They are asking for politicians to commit that every child will attend the theatre before they leave school. 

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.

Photos: First Look at the West End Transfer of HAMNET

Royal Shakespeare Company has released new production images for the West End transfer of Hamnet. Check out the photos here!

SUNSET BOULEVARD Leads Our Top Ten West End Shows for October

The West End is bursting with amazing shows this October. The stars are out: Nicole Scherzinger, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Kenneth Branagh, Giles Terera and Joseph Fiennes are just some of the actors treading the boards of the capital this month.

Kate Prince's MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE Set to the Music of Sting to Embark on North American Tour in 2024

Sadler’s Wells' production of Message In A Bottle, the acclaimed dance theatre show by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Kate Prince, set to the music of 17-time Grammy Award-winning icon Sting, will embark on a major 10-stop North American tour in 2024. 

HAMNET Extends Run in the West End and Reveals Full Cast

A 6 week extension has been announced for the West End transfer of Maggie O'Farrell's Hamnet, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti (Life of Pi) and directed by Erica Whyman.  Learn more about the show, as well as the full cast, here!

LIFE OF PI Will Play Extended Run at Chichester Festival Theatre This Autumn

Lolita Chakrabarti’s Olivier Award-winning stage adaption of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel Life of Pi, will play an extended run at the celebrated Chichester Festival Theatre this autumn where it plays from Thursday 16 November – Saturday 2 December 2023. 

PORTIA COUGHLAN and KING LEAR Come to the Almeida Theatre in 2023/24

The Almeida Theatre has announced two new productions for 2023/24. Learn more about the upcoming shows here!

Photos: Whoopi Goldberg Visits LIFE OF PI on Broadway

Academy Award and Tony-winning actor and comedian Whoopi Goldberg stopped by Broadway's LIFE OF PI to take in the stunning new play and spent a few minutes backstage meeting with the show's star Hiran Abeysekera and the show's astounding tiger puppet, Richard Parker. Check out photos of Whoopi and the company of LIFE OF PI!

Broadway Buying Guide: June 26, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, June 26, 2023.

Backstage Drama, Black Excellence, And The Echoes Of Theatre History Ring Out In Red Velvet At Bag&Baggage Productions

Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro's resident professional theater company, reckons with the history of black representation in the theater with their regional premiere of Red Velvet by Olivier Award winning playwright Lolita Chakrabarti, directed by newly appointed Artistic Director Nik Whitcomb in his first directorial role at Bag&Baggage.

Wake Up With BWW 6/21: WICKED Film Shifts Premiere Date, CHILDREN OF EDEN Concert, and More!

Today's top stories: Part two of the Wicked film shifts release date, Courtney Reed joins Moulin Rouge!, Children of Eden concert starring Auli'i Cravalho, Nikki Renee Daniels, Norm Lewis, Jordan Fisher and Paul Alexander Nolan, and more!

LIFE OF PI Announces Broadway Closing Date

Lolita Chakrabarti’s LIFE OF PI will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, July 23, 2023 at Broadway’s Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

West End Cast Revealed For Maggie O'Farrell's HAMNET at the Garrick Theatre

The cast has just been announced for the West End transfer of Hamnet, directed by Erica Whyman and adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti. Check out who will join the company here!


Lolita Chakrabarti has written 1 shows including Life of Pi (Playwright).

Lolita Chakrabarti has been nominated for the Best New Play category at the Olivier Awards for her work on "Life of Pi".

Lolita Chakrabarti has won the Olivier Award for Best New Play for "Life of Pi".

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