Donmar Warehouse And Clean Break Announce Full Casting For [BLANK]Donmar Warehouse And Clean Break Announce Full Casting For [BLANK]
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

The Donmar Warehouse and Clean Break today announce full casting for the world premiere of [BLANK] a new play by Alice Birch. Directed by Maria Aberg, full casting includes Ayesha Antoine, Shona Babayemi, Sophia Brown, Jackie Clune, Grace Doherty, Lucy Edkins, Zaris-Angel Hator, Zainab Hasan, Joanna Horton, Thusitha Jayasundera, Petra Letang, Leah Mondesir-Simmonds, Kate O'Flynn, Ashna Rabheru, Jemima Rooper and Taya Tower. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critcs Think of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH?Review Roundup: What Did Critcs Think of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH?
by Review Roundups - Nov 12, 2018

Zadie Smith's breakthrough novel is adapted for stage by acclaimed playwright Stephen Sharkey and directed by Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham in a major world premiere. The production opened on 5 November. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW Review: WHITE TEETH, Kiln TheatreBWW Review: WHITE TEETH, Kiln Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Nov 6, 2018

A few protestors might be doggedly hanging on outside the Kiln (was Tricycle) Theatre, but their complaints are firmly refuted by its current show: a vibrant adaptation of Zadie Smith's award-winning novel that is not just about but firmly rooted in the diverse, complex 'melting pot' of north-west London. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH at Kiln TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH at Kiln Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Zadie Smith's breakthrough novel is adapted for stage by acclaimed playwright Stephen Sharkey and directed by Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham in a major world premiere. The production opens on 5 November, with previews from 26 October, and runs until 22 December. (more...)

HADESTOWN Leads November's Top 10 New London ShowsHADESTOWN Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 27, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From new musicals to Shakespeare, Pinter and Magic Mike, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With WHITE TEETH At Kiln TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal With WHITE TEETH At Kiln Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

With Holy Sh!t - the inaugural production in the newly refurbished theatre - in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham presents  the world premiere of Stephen Sharkey's adaptation of Zadie Smith's White Teeth. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Stephen Sharkey's Adaptation Of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETHFull Cast Announced For Stephen Sharkey's Adaptation Of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

With Holy Sh!t - the inaugural production in the newly refurbished theatre - in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Stephen Sharkey's adaptation of Zadie Smith's White Teeth - Ayesha Antoine (Irie Jones), Michele Austin (Mad Mary), Philip Bird (Des/Marc Perret/Marcus Chalfen), Ayesha Dharker (Alsana Iqbal), Naomi Frederick (Ruth/Poppy/Joyce Chalfen), Tony Jayawardena (Samad Iqbal), Richard Lumsden (Archie Jones), Karl Queensborough (Anthony /Denise/Josh Chalfen), Sid Sagar (Magid Iqbal), Amanda Wilkin (Rosie Jones), Assad Zaman (Millat Iqbal), and actor-musicians Matthew Churcher, Nenda Neurer (also Clara Jones) and Zoe West. The production opens on 5 November, with previews from 26 October, and runs until 22 December. (more...)

Tamara Lawrance, Haley Atwell, & More to Star in BBC One's THE LONG SONGTamara Lawrance, Haley Atwell, & More to Star in BBC One's THE LONG SONG
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Tamara Lawrance (Kings Charles III, Undercover) leads the cast as protagonist July in The Long Song, a three-part adaptation of Andrea Levy's award-winning, best-selling novel for BBC One, which will also star Hayley Atwell (Howards End, Avengers), Jack Lowden (War & Peace, Dunkirk) and Sir Lenny Henry (Broadchurch). As previously announced, the series director is Mahalia Belo. (more...)

BWW Review: NAPOLEON DISROBED, Arcola TheatreBWW Review: NAPOLEON DISROBED, Arcola Theatre
by Charlie Wilks - Feb 20, 2018

Told By An Idiot have been creating the unexpected for 25 years, and with this offering they provide a comedic, alternative historical take on one of France's most formidable leaders. Based on Simon Leys' novel The Death of Napoleon, this page to stage interpretation features copious amounts of humour that consistently entertains. (more...)

Cast Announced For Told By An Idiot's NAPOLEON DISROBEDCast Announced For Told By An Idiot's NAPOLEON DISROBED
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Kathryn Hunter directs Paul Hunter (Told by an Idiot co-founder and artistic director) and Ayesha Antoine (Red Velvet, Garrick Theatre, Dirty Great Love Story) in Napoleon Disrobed, a playful meditation on the significance of power, based on the acclaimed novella The Death of Napoleon by Simon Leys. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At Tom Hiddleston In Kenneth Branagh's HAMLETPhoto Flash: First Look At Tom Hiddleston In Kenneth Branagh's HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

Kenneth Branagh's theatre company has joined forces with RADA for a co-production of HAMLET, to support the transformation of RADA's Chenies Street site in London, further developing the Academy as a world leader in dramatic arts training. Tom Hiddleston stars. (more...)

RADA President Kenneth Branagh to Direct Tom Hiddleston in HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Kenneth Branagh's Olivier Award-winning theatre company will join forces with RADA for a co-production of Hamlet, to support the transformation of RADA's Chenies Street site in London, further developing the Academy as a world-leader in dramatic arts training. (more...)

The Chemical Brothers' Tom Rowlands to Compose Original Music for LIFE OF GALILEO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

BAFTA winner Joe Wright's production of Brecht's masterwork Life of Galileo will be accompanied by an original score composed by Tom Rowlands, founding member of the English electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers. Joe and Tom first collaborated on the 2011 feature film, Hanna.  (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for Young Vic's LIFE OF GALILEO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Galileo Galilei: father, hero, heretic. When a chance discovery leads to evidence of a seismic shift in scientific thinking, Galileo sparks a dangerous dispute with authority. To challenge the idea that the earth is the centre of the universe is to challenge the all-powerful Roman Catholic Church. (more...)

Save Up To 43% On Tickets For DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

Felix Scott (The Angry Brigade, Paines Plough; The Archers, BBC Radio 4; Inception) and Ayesha Antoine (Red Velvet, Garrick Theatre; Holby City; Doctor Who) star in the West End production of Fringe First Award-winning Dirty Great Love Story, now in its final week of performances at London's Arts Theatre. Book tickets here from just £19.99! (more...)

BWW Review: DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY, Arts Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jan 26, 2017

Gary Naylor sees an award-winning show get a deserved transfer to the West End where it bubbles with laughs and some hard edged observations of how we live today. (more...)

Photo Flash: DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY at the Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Felix Scott (The Angry Brigade, Paines Plough; The Archers, BBC Radio 4; Inception) and Ayesha Antoine (Red Velvet, Garrick Theatre; Holby City; Doctor Who) have been cast in the highly acclaimed, Fringe First Award winning Dirty Great Love Story which will be making its anticipated West End debut at the Arts Theatre in 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY at Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Felix Scott (The Angry Brigade, Paines Plough; The Archers, BBC Radio 4; Inception) and Ayesha Antoine (Red Velvet, Garrick Theatre; Holby City; Doctor Who) have been cast in the highly acclaimed, Fringe First Award winning Dirty Great Love Story which will be making its anticipated West End debut at the Arts Theatre in 2017. (more...)

Cast Announced for DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Felix Scott (The Angry Brigade, Paines Plough; The Archers, BBC Radio 4; Inception) and Ayesha Antoine (Red Velvet, Garrick Theatre; Holby City; Grange Hill) have been cast in the highly acclaimed, Fringe First Award winning Dirty Great Love Story which will be making its anticipated West End debut at the Arts Theatre in 2017. (more...)

BWW Looks Closer at TRADE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and SEE ME NOW at the Young Vic
by Liz Cearns - Sep 22, 2016

Genesis Future Directors Award recipient Bryony Shanahan directs trade, Debbie Tucker Green's sharp examination of our transactional world. See Me Now is a new show created and performed by those who have been, or currently are sex workers. (more...)

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