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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.

Dawn Butler MP and Rachna Sundaram Join National Youth Theatre Board Of Trustees

National Youth Theatre will welcome Dawn Butler MP and Accenture's Rachna Sundaram to the charity's Board of Trustees. 

PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre

Jodie Comer will make her highly anticipated Broadway debut in the US premiere of Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller. Prima Facie opens on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Golden Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

'Killing Eve' Star Jodie Comer Will Make Broadway Debut in PRIMA FACIE

Killing Eve star Jodie Comer is coming to Broadway! The Emmy and BAFTA winner will make her Broadway debut in Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller, directed by Justin Martin.

Comedy Series TEN PERCENT to Premiere on Sundance Now and AMC+

Sundance Now is set to release the first season of the upcoming original comedy series Ten Percent. The show's two-episode premiere is set for Friday, April 29 on Sundance Now and AMC+. An encore airing of the first episode will debut linearly on BBC AMERICA Sunday, May 1 with one episode weekly thereafter. 

National Youth Theatre Gala Raises Vital Funds To Support Next Generation Of Talent

National Youth Theatre raised £350k to support young talent and widen access to arts on Monday night at their Nostalgic Fantastic fundraising gala in association with EON Productions, TikTok and Netflix with support from Cath Kidston, Omega, Think Publishing, Champagne Bollinger and Soho House, and with thanks to the David Pearlman Foundation and Stelio & Susie Stefanou.

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.

Sundance Now Acquires US Rights to British Remake CALL MY AGENT!

The English adaptation of Call My Agent! will keep the sensibilities and premise of the French series, in which the staff of a Parisian talent agency must hustle to keep clients happy after the abrupt death of their founder — all while juggling their own personal and love lives.

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.

Donmar Warehouse To Release Short Film 'Monuments' Exploring The Legacy Of Empire On The Local Community

In 2021 the Donmar Warehouse is continuing its work with young people and the local community through its Donmar Local programme.

Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, Launches 'The Monologue Library'

Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, has announced the launch of The Monologue Library, audio recordings of renowned artists performing their favourite theatrical speeches.


BBC Arts has joined award-winning theatre company Headlong and BAFTA winning Century Films, as broadcast partner for Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre from a State of Isolation, a series of short, digital plays written and performed in isolation, which will be broadcast across the nation during lockdown as part of Culture in Quarantine.

Headlong And Century Films Announce 'Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre From A State Of Isolation'

Award winning theatre company Headlong, in association with the BAFTA winning Century Films, have today announced a new creative response to the current global crisis, Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre From a State of Isolation.

Hampstead Theatre Announces A Season Of Hampstead Classics For Spring/summer 2020

Hampstead Theatre, announces Hampstead Classics, its spring/summer programme, to mark its 60th anniversary and celebrate its ambitious history as a new writing theatre. Featuring four bold plays from the theatre's eclectic archive, the productions will be performed in chronological order and staged in the thrust, by a variety of distinctive British directors.

Donmar Warehouse Announces Michael Longhurst's Second Season As Artistic Director

The first production in this season will be Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' modern epic IN THE BLOOD (17 April a?" 6 June 2020). Ellen McDougall will direct the first major UK production.

BBC Two Commissions DEFENDING THE GUILTY For A Second Series

BBC Two has commissioned a second series of Defending The Guilty. The series concluded last night on BBC Two with the whole series available on BBC iPlayer.

National Youth Theatre Announces Full Casting For Its 2019 Autumn REP Season Of Three Plays

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) today announces full casting for its 2019 REP Season which opens this month with the London premiere of Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Great Expectations followed by an Artificial Intelligence-inspired and female-led production of Frankenstein both at Southwark Playhouse (18 October to 30 November). A third production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, will run at the Criterion Theatre (6 December to 17 January 2020) directed by Matt Harrison working in association with Kneehigh. This year's season will also see the NYT REP stage relaxed performances for the first time and features the most number of performances ever in its seven-year history. The 2019 company of 16 actors, aged 18-25, includes newcomers Guy Clark, Ella Dacres, Natalie Dunne, Jordan Ford Silver, Jamie Foulkes, Alice Franziska, Billy Hinchliff, Jadie Hobson, Bede Hodgkinson, Tiwalade Ibirogba Olulode, Julia Kass, Sarah Lusack, Jemima Mayala, Joseph Payne, Sonny Poon Tip, Raj Singh.

Jana Bennett Appointed To Board Of Acclaimed Theatre Company HEADLONG

Headlong, one of the most ambitious and exciting theatre companies in the UK, has today announced that Jana Bennett OBE has been selected to join its board of trustees.

BWW Review: VENICE PRESERVED, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Prasanna Puwanarajah's revival of Venice Preserved brings the look of the show right up to date - its narrative is very 21st century, so needed nothing.

Further Casting Announced For The RSC Productions Of THE PROVOKED WIFE and VENICE PRESERVED

The Royal Shakespeare Company has today announced further casting for its forthcoming double-bill of Restoration plays, John Vanbrugh's The Provoked Wife and Thomas Otway's Venice Preserved. The Provoked Wife, directed by Phillip Breen, plays in repertoire from the 2 May 2019 with Venice Preserved, directed by Prasanna Puwanarajah, running from 24 May 2019 in the Swan Theatre.

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