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Micheál Mac Liammóir’s critically acclaimed one-man show delves into the Wild(e) world of the renowned literary genius. Published in 1961, Liammóir’s play has gained international success on both stage and screen, and the production has now arrived at Reading Rep, upon the doorstep of the infamous Reading Gaol.
Photos: First Look at Alastair Whatley in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING OSCAR at Reading Rep Theatre

Reading Rep Theatre and Original Theatre have released photos from their upcoming new production of Micheál Mac Liammóir’s renowned play, The Importance of Being Oscar, which will run at Reading Rep Theatre from 24 May - 8 June and star Original Theatre’s Artistic Director Alastair Whatley.

The celebrated production of C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, which was loved by audiences and critics alike during its recent West End run, will embark on a major new tour of the UK & Ireland, opening at Leeds Playhouse this Autumn. 
Criterion Theatre Celebrates 150th Anniversary With Gala Performance

To celebrate its 150th anniversary the Criterion Theatre will host a special gala performance on 24 June 2024. Directed by Michael Fentiman the gala will be hosted by Stephen Fry in his capacity as Chairman of the Criterion Theatre Trust.
Reading Rep Theatre and Original Theatre Reveal Full Creative Team For THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING OSCAR

Reading Rep Theatre and Original Theatre have announced the full creative team and released rehearsal photos of their upcoming new production of Micheál Mac Liammóir's renowned play, The Importance of Being Oscar.

Reading Rep Theatre and Original Theatre have announced that they will bring Micheál Mac Liammóir’s renowned play, The Importance of Being Oscar, back to the stage with a new production running at Reading Rep Theatre from 23 May - 8 June.
Jonathan Maitland's THE INTERVIEW Will Be Available to Stream Online This Month

Presented by Original Theatre Online in association with Park Theatre, Jonathan Maitland's play The Interview starring Tibu Fortes as Martin Bashir and Yolanda Kettle as Diana, Princess of Wales, will be available to stream online from 21 December 2023, following its recent stage premiere. 
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE Returns To Leeds For The Festive Season 2024

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE returns to Leeds Playhouse for the festive season in 2024. Don't miss this triumphant production of the beloved classic. Tickets on sale now.
Forbes Masson to Star in JEKYLL & HYDE At The Lyceum

Forbes Masson has been cast in the Scottish premiere of Jekyll & Hyde at the Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh.
Review: THE INTERVIEW, Park Theatre

What role does a journalist play in telling the truth versus getting a good story? How does one find the line between the truth and an agreed narrative? Jonathan Maitland’s new play, The Interview, attempts to tackle these questions by taking a close look at the BBC Panorama interview with Princess Diana in 1995.
Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE INTERVIEW at the Park Theatre

Rehearsal photos have been released ahead of the world premiere of writer and broadcaster Jonathan Maitland's play The Interview which runs at Park Theatre, London, from 27 October - 25 November 2023. 
Cast Set For THE INTERVIEW at Park Theatre

Original Theatre in association with Park Theatre presents the world premiere of The Interview at Park Theatre from 27 October until 25 November 2023. Learn more about the show and find out who is starring here!
Reading Rep Theatre Reveals Details of 2023/24 Season

Reading Rep Theatre has today announced details of their 2023/24 Season, which will go on sale on Monday 19 June at 12pm.
JEKYLL & HYDE Will Transfer to Edinburgh in January 2024

The Reading Rep Theatre production of Gary McNair's adaptation of Jekyll & Hyde, directed by Michael Fentiman ('Amélie', 'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe'), will transfer to Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre from 13th – 27th January 2024, following its critically-acclaimed world premiere run in Reading in Autumn 2022 starring Audrey Brisson.
Tickets From £18 for THE INTERVIEW at the Park Theatre

Jonathan Maitland’s powerful new play gives an insight into the story behind the interview between Princess Diana and Martin Bashir: the woman who gave it, the man who made it happen, and the institution that broadcast it.
BONES, THE INTERVIEW, and More Set For Park Theatre's Summer/Autumn Season

As it starts its 10th anniversary celebrations, Park Theatre has announced its Summer / Autumn season. The season that takes audiences from mental health in sport to life choices that are app controlled, from a dystopian Europe to an Icelandic avalanche in a comedy by Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer, and from theatre based on Anime to an exploration of that Princess Diana interview.
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE Comes to Birmingham Rep This Christmas

Birmingham Rep have announced that the smash-hit production of C.S. Lewis’ classic, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe will roar into The Rep this Christmas direct from London’s West End from Tue 14 Nov 2023 – Sun 28 Jan 2024.
Review: JEKYLL & HYDE, Reading Rep Theatre

Audrey Brisson is a quirky intrigue at 4’10”. With little capacity to seem towering and imposing, Brisson has instead perfected the subtleties that are available to her, her ever widening eyes and steadily creeping sneer betray volumes about the conflict raging within the respectable Victorian gentlemen she portrays.
THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE Adds Additional Performances

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in the West End, which has already been seen by over 100,000 people have added two additional performances over the festive season – matinees on 14 December 2022 and on 4 January 2023. 
Review: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, Gillian Lynne Theatre

Amid a summer season positively snowed under with escapist fare, The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe fits right in. Admittedly, dipping into the wintery landscape of Narnia just after a British heatwave is a bit of an ask for the imagination but, if any production could do it, this is it.

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