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Original London Production, 2005
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JW3 Comedy Club Opens In Central London This Month

A brand new central London Comedy Club opens its doors from Wednesday 13 September 2023 at JW3 in NW3 with top comedians on the comedy circuit, in an inclusive and intimate venue - the JW3 Comedy Club!

The 2023 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Announces Nominees For Best Comedy Show And Best Newcomer

Long-standing Edinburgh Comedy Awards Director Nica Burns, has today announced the nominees for the biggest prizes in live comedy, Sky Best Comedy Show and DLT Entertainment Best Newcomer celebrating the best up-and-coming comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with the Victoria Wood Award to be announced on Saturday 26th August.

Nica Burns Officially Launches The 2023 Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Nica Burns, the longstanding Director of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, has officially launched the biggest awards in live comedy at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  

David Paisley Returns to the Stage in Adam Zane's JOCK NIGHT at Seven Dials Playhouse

Soap favourite David Paisley has been cast in Adam Zane's bold new comedy drama Jock Night at Seven Dials Playhouse. This unique exploration of contemporary gay life and relationships is produced by Hive North in association with Seven Dials Playhouse.

Judging Panel Revealed For The 2023 Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Nica Burns, the longstanding Director of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, has unveiled the judging panel for the biggest awards in live comedy at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which begins this week.

King's Head Theatre Will Move From Pub Theatre To New Space In Islington Square

The King’s Head Theatre charity has announced they will be closing their home of 53 years on 13 August 2023, and moving into a custom-built new theatre immediately behind the existing venue in Islington Square, with an opening date and programme to be announced.

Susie Blake Joins Tom Chambers in the UK and Ireland Tour of MURDER IN THE DARK; Full Casting and Extra Dates Revealed!

Original Theatre, Trafalgar Theatre Productions and JAS Theatricals have announced full casting and extra dates for the new Torben Betts thriller, Murder in the Dark, directed by Philip Franks. 

Hayley Tamaddon Joins The 2023-24 UK and Ireland Tour of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the smash-hit and critically acclaimed musical, has announced the return of Hayley Tamaddon (Coronation Street, Emmerdale) as Miss Hedge, having previously appeared in the West End production at the Apollo Theatre.

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.

Impromptu Shakespeare Confirmed as Opening Act For The Garden Theatre Festival 2023 Launch Event

Be immersed in the world of fire-breathing dragons, car chases and convicts, Shakespeare galore, beautiful cabaret, slapstick, laughter, and so much more. Sip a cooling drink under a warm sunset, and relax on your rolled-out blanket, at Bath's only open-air theatre festival.

Orange Tree Theatre Presents JMK Award Winner Kalungi Ssebandeke's MEETINGS

Orange Tree Theatre presents JMK Award Winner Kalungi Ssebandeke's MEETINGS by Mustapha Matura, designed by Olivia Jamieson.

Paulus Invites Victoria Wood Fans to Join Him in a 'National Two Soups Day' Fundraiser This Week

Paulus 'The Cabaret Geek', the writer and performer of the current hit touring show Looking For Me Friend: The Music of Victoria Wood and an Ambassador for the charity Cabaret vs Cancer, is combining his two passions by organising his National Two Soups Day fundraiser on Thursday 20 April, which will be the seventh anniversary of Victoria Wood's death.  


Looking For Me Friend: The Music of Victoria Wood, a celebration of the music of the late comedy genius and national treasure, has extended its current tour to play throughout 2023. 

Gareth Valentine Brings TALES OF A MUSICAL DIRECTOR to Crazy Coqs

Gareth Valentine has announced a three night residency at Crazy Coqs Live at Zedel with special guests two time Olivier Award winners Joanna Riding, Janie Dee and BAFTA nominated, Tony Award and US Drama Desk winner Haydn Gwynne.

JMK Trust Announces New Recipients of 2023 Victoria Wood Bursaries

Theatre charity the JMK Trust has announced, through the generous funding of the Victoria Wood Foundation, this year’s recipients of the bursary awards specifically for the North of England. 

Corn Exchange Newbury Announces Summer 2023 Programme

It’s a summer of fun in Newbury, as Corn Exchange announce their April-July programme. This inclusive and exciting season highlights some of the best and brightest of theatre, comedy, music, circus and dance, celebrating talents from Newbury and beyond.

Emma Hatton, Sally Ann Triplett & More to Star in BERLUSCONI World Premiere Musical at Southwark Playhouse

The cast has been announced for the world premiere of BERLUSCONI at Southwark Playhouse. Rehearsals begin on 13 February with first preview on 25 March and press night on 29 March.

Liverpool's Epstein Theatre Announces Spring 2023 Lineup

Liverpool's Epstein Theatre is looking forward to a fantastic start to 2023 with the announcement of a busy programme of events for music, theatre and comedy lovers.

Winners Announced For the Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Awards 2023

Writers behind some of the most critically acclaimed works over the last year were honoured at the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards 2023 ceremony, including Aamina Ahmad, David Edgar, Vivienne Franzmann, Rebecca Hall, Katie Hims, Adam Kay, Neil McKay, and Ben Power.

Full Cast Announced For the UK Première of MARJORIE PRIME

As public booking opens, the Menier Chocolate Factory has announced the full casting for the UK première of Jordan Harrison's Marjorie Prime.


Victoria Wood has written 1 shows including Acorn Antiques (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist).

Victoria Wood has been nominated for the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright at the Evening Standard Awards for her play "Talent".

Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright (Evening Standard Awards) for Talent.

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