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Shelagh Delaney Awards and Nominations

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1961 - Best Foreign Play Gold Star
Shelagh Delaney, A Taste of Honey

Shelagh Delaney News

BBC Arts Announces Major New Commitment To Performance and Future Projects Photo BBC Arts Announces Major New Commitment To Performance and Future Projects
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022

Suzy Klein, the new head of BBC Arts and Classical Music TV, has announced a range of new and forthcoming highlights for audiences, including a major new commitment to performance with a new dedicated Sunday evening slot and more details on the landmark arts series Art That Made Us.

Wake Up With BWW 10/16: Tony Nominations - JAGGED LITTLE PILL, MOULIN ROUGE, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/16: Tony Nominations - JAGGED LITTLE PILL, MOULIN ROUGE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2020

Yesterday, the nominees for the 2020 Tony Awards were announced! Jagged Little Pill leads with 15 noms. Did your favorite get nominated? Check out the full list below, as well as reactions from some of the nominees! 

VIDEO: On This Day, October 16- Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, October 16- Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2020

Angela Lansbury has enjoyed a career without precedent. Her professional career spans more than half-a-century, during which she has flourished, first as a star of motion pictures, then as a four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical star, and most recently as the star of 'Murder, She Wrote,' the longest running detective drama series in the history of television.

A TASTE OF HONEY At Trafalgar Studios Enters Its Final Four Weeks Photo A TASTE OF HONEY At Trafalgar Studios Enters Its Final Four Weeks
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2020

A Taste of Honey at Trafalgar Studios must end on Saturday 29 February 2020.

25 Theatre Ticket Deals for TodayTix's Unbeatable Boxing Day Sale! Photo 25 Theatre Ticket Deals for TodayTix's Unbeatable Boxing Day Sale!
by TodayTix UK - Dec 24, 2019

We're feeling the Christmas cheer, so we wanted to bring you some amazing deals for London's top shows. All of these productions start at just £20 in our Unbeatable Boxing Day Sale. Great shows at great prices: it's your ticket to the best of London theatre. Merry Christmas, and happy theatregoing!

BWW Interview: Gemma Dobson Talks A TASTE OF HONEY at Trafalgar Studios Photo BWW Interview: Gemma Dobson Talks A TASTE OF HONEY at Trafalgar Studios
by Fiona Scott - Dec 20, 2019

Gemma Dobson is currently making her West End debut in A Taste of Honey alongside Jodie Prenger at the Trafalgar Studios. We caught up with Gemma to chat about her career so far and her role in the play.

BWW Review: A TASTE OF HONEY, Trafalgar Studios Photo BWW Review: A TASTE OF HONEY, Trafalgar Studios
by Laura Jones - Dec 10, 2019

Shelagh Delaney's A Taste of Honey has returned to the West End for the first time in 60 years following a successful 2014 run at the National Theatre's Lyttelton Theatre and a UK tour.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of A TASTE OF HONEY at Trafalgar Studios Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of A TASTE OF HONEY at Trafalgar Studios
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2019

Last night' was the opening night of A Taste of Honey at Trafalgar Studios, followed by a party at Jack Solomons. Celebrities including Dame Vivienne Westwood, Alison Steadman, Neil Morrisey, Dame Kelly Holmes, Bruno Tonioli and John Partridge joined actor Jodie Prenger (who plays Helen) and the cast to celebrate the opening of Shelagh Delaney's era-defining play, which returns to the West End after 60 years.

National Theatre Production of A TASTE OF HONEY Opens in the West End This Week Photo National Theatre Production of A TASTE OF HONEY Opens in the West End This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2019

Bijan Sheibani's (Barber Shop Chronicles, The Arrival) production of A Taste of Honey returns to the West End for the first time in 60 years this week, opening on Thursday at Trafalgar Studios. The remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play written by Shelagh Delaney when she was just 19 will play a limited 12-week run in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions, with a press night on Monday 9 December.

CYRANO DE BERGERAC Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows Photo CYRANO DE BERGERAC Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Nov 25, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a starry revival to musical comedies and an incendiary Pulitzer winner, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Shelagh Delaney Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, October 16- Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, October 16- Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury!

by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2018

Angela Lansbury has enjoyed a career without precedent. Her professional career spans more than half-a-century, during which she has flourished, first as a star of motion pictures, then as a four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical star, and most recently as the star of 'Murder, She Wrote,' the longest running detective drama series in the history of television.

VIDEO: Strike the Band Up! It's Today- Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury! Videoplay
VIDEO: Strike the Band Up! It's Today- Happy Birthday, Angela Lansbury!

by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2017

Today we celebrate the birth of one of the stage's greatest legends, Angela Lansbury!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 10/16/15- Angela Lansbury
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2015

Happy Birthday Angela Lansbury! Lansbury - who returned to Broadway in this year's revival of THE BEST MAN - has enjoyed an unprecedented career, first as a star of motion pictures, and then as an award-winning stage actor in New York and London. She appeared as Madame Armfeldt in the 2009 revival of A Little Night Music, and before that as Madame Arcati in the 2009 revival of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, for which she won her fifth Tony Award, as well as Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards. She performed in 2006 in Terrence McNally's Deuce, for which she was also nominated for a Tony Award. She made her Broadway debut in 1957 as Bert Lahr's wife in Hotel Paradiso. In 1960, she returned to Broadway as Joan Plowright's mother in the season's most acclaimed drama, A Taste of Honey, by Shelagh Delaney. A year later, she starred in her first musical, Anyone Can Whistle. Lansbury returned to Broadway in triumph in 1966 in Mame, for which she won her first Tony Award.

STAGE TUBE: Angela Lansbury Talks BLITHE SPIRIT, Her Career & More on TAVIS SMILEY
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2014

Angela Lansbury recently stopped by PBS' TAVIS SMILEY to talk with the host on her career and returning, at age 89, to the role that won her a Tony in BLITHE SPIRIT. Check out her interview below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/16- Angela Lansbury
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2014

Happy Birthday Angela Lansbury! Lansbury - who returned to Broadway in this year's revival of THE BEST MAN - has enjoyed an unprecedented career, first as a star of motion pictures, and then as an award-winning stage actor in New York and London. She appeared as Madame Armfeldt in the 2009 revival of A Little Night Music, and before that as Madame Arcati in the 2009 revival of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, for which she won her fifth Tony Award, as well as Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards. She performed in 2006 in Terrence McNally's Deuce, for which she was also nominated for a Tony Award. She made her Broadway debut in 1957 as Bert Lahr's wife in Hotel Paradiso. In 1960, she returned to Broadway as Joan Plowright's mother in the season's most acclaimed drama, A Taste of Honey, by Shelagh Delaney. A year later, she starred in her first musical, Anyone Can Whistle. Lansbury returned to Broadway in triumph in 1966 in Mame, for which she won her first Tony Award.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/16- Angela Lansbury
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2012

Happy Birthday Angela Lansbury! Lansbury - who returned to Broadway in this year's revival of THE BEST MAN - has enjoyed an unprecedented career, first as a star of motion pictures, and then as an award-winning stage actor in New York and London. She appeared as Madame Armfeldt in the 2009 revival of A Little Night Music, and before that as Madame Arcati in the 2009 revival of No√ęl Coward's Blithe Spirit, for which she won her fifth Tony Award, as well as Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards. She performed in 2006 in Terrence McNally's Deuce, for which she was also nominated for a Tony Award. She made her Broadway debut in 1957 as Bert Lahr's wife in Hotel Paradiso. In 1960, she returned to Broadway as Joan Plowright's mother in the season's most acclaimed drama, A Taste of Honey, by Shelagh Delaney. A year later, she starred in her first musical, Anyone Can Whistle. Lansbury returned to Broadway in triumph in 1966 in Mame, for which she won her first Tony Award.

STAGE TUBE: Sondheim Presents Lansbury With Award
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2010

Angela Lansbury, the great star of stage, film, and television, was honored April 12 with the first annual Stephen Sondheim Award, given by Virginia's Signature Theatre at a black-tie Gala Benefit at the Embassy of Italy. The Sondheim Award, established by Signature last year in the name of America's most influential contemporary musical theater writer and composer, was presented to the actress by Mr. Sondheim himself.


Shelagh Delaney Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Shelagh Delaney written?
Shelagh Delaney has written 1 shows including A Taste of Honey (Playwright).

What awards has Shelagh Delaney been nominated for?
Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for A Taste of Honey .

What awards has Shelagh Delaney won?
Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for A Taste of Honey.