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PANTOMIME Returns to the London Palladium With CINDERELLA, Dec. 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Qdos Entertainment, the world's biggest pantomime producer, today announces that for the first time in nearly three decades they are bringing pantomime 'home' to the magnificent London Palladium in the very heart of Theatreland. A magical production of the classic rags-to-riches tale Cinderella will be transformed into a breath-taking family extravaganza with glittering sets made especially for this iconic West End stage. The production will run from Friday 9 December 2016 until Sunday 15 January 2017.

Pink to Release New Single 'Just Like Fire' from ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

nternational pop icon P!nk is set to release ‚ÄúJust Like Fire‚ÄĚ from Walt Disney Studios' upcoming feature film ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS on April 15th

Photo Coverage: Olivier Award Winners 2016, Part Two - Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham And More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

Check out some of the winners from the 2016 Olivier Awards - including Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham and more!

KINKY BOOTS, GYPSY Win Big At Oliviers! Staunton, Henry And All The Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

The winners of the Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard, the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, were announced tonight (Sunday 3 April 2016) at the star-studded ceremony held at London's Royal Opera House.

Celebrate London Theatre- Watch the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

Not in the UK for the big night? Fear not! For the first time ever, the ceremony is being live streamed on YouTube in the US, so you can tune in beginning at 5pm  EST!

Photo Coverage: Olivier Award Winners 2016, Part 1 - Dame Judi Dench And More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

Some of the winners from the first half of the Olivier Awards show, including Dame Judi Dench, Mark Gatiss, Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, and more!

Tonight's the Night- Tune in at 5PM EST for the 2016 Olivier Awards Live Stream!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2016

It's the biggest night in London Theatre! The Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - take place tonight at the Royal Opera House, hosted by Michael Ball. This year's list of Olivier Award nominees includes Gemma Arterton, Kenneth Branagh, Kenneth Cranham, Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Mark Gatiss, Denise Gough, Preeya Kalidas, Nicole Kidman, Adrian Lester, Lara Pulver, Mark Rylance, Imelda Staunton, Tom Sturridge and David Suchet. Check back right here at BroadwayWorld tonight at 5pm EST to watch the Oliviers live stream!

Shirley Bassey, Matthew Bourne and More to Present the 2016 Olivier Awards, April 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Olivier Awards 2016 with MasterCard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - has revealed further details of the star-studded ceremony, hosted by two-time Olivier Award winner Michael Ball on Sunday 3 April at the Royal Opera House.

BWW Review: ROUND THE HORNE, Museum of Comedy, February 12 2016
by Gary Naylor - Feb 16, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a fine reconstruction of two episodes of Round The Horne, performed with great skill and vim, giving us a window on a show the influence of whicht echoes across half a century.

Christopher Wheeldon, Imelda Staunton Among Queen's Annual New Year's Honorees
by TV News Desk - Dec 31, 2015

Each New Year's Day, UK's reigning monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II, announces the names of the newest members of orders of chivalry and recipients of other official honors.

GYPSY's Imelda Staunton, THE AUDIENCE's Peter Morgan Make Queen's 2016 Honours List
by Jessica Khan - Dec 30, 2015

Queen Elizabeth has unveiled her Honours List for 2016, and stage and screen star Imelda Staunton, who just starred in the West End in GYPSY, is among those lauded for their contributions to drama.

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Noel Coward Theatre, December 9 2015
by Laura Jones - Dec 10, 2015

Following a ten-year hiatus from the London stage, A Christmas Carol at the Noel Coward Theatre marks Jim Broadbent's return to the West End. Patrick Barlow's take on the Charles Dickens classic is unlike anything I've ever seen before - which isn't necessarily a bad thing. Although Broadbent's Scrooge is still somewhat cold-hearted, he is by no means as cruel as other depictions.

Imelda Staunton & GYPSY Win Big at the UK Theatre Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2015

UK Theatre has announced the winners of the UK Theatre Awards 2015 - the only awards to honour outstanding achievement in performing, producing and management in theatres throughout the United Kingdom.

BWW Reviews: VOLPONE OR THE FOX, Brockley Jack Theatre, October 2 2015
by Gary Naylor - Oct 3, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a fine production of a classic Ben Jonson play illuminated by a fine central performance by Pip Brignall.

BWW Reviews: TWELFTH NIGHT, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, June 29 2015
by Gary Naylor - Jun 30, 2015

Gary Naylor sees another Shakespearean treat from Iris Theatre in an oasis of calm in the very heart of bustling London.

Katie Birtill to Lead SWEET CHARITY at New Wolsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich is producing a new actor-musician production of the classic swingin' sixties musical SWEET CHARITY which runs from Thursday 3 to Saturday 26 September, directed by Artistic Director Peter Rowe.

BWW Reviews: MOLLY WOBBLY, Leicester Square Theatre, January 29 2015
by Gary Naylor - Jan 31, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a show that tltillates, tickles and ultimately triumphs with a potent mix of superb songs and dubious jokes, as Rocky Horror meets the Carry-Ons.

Anne Hathaway, Johnny Depp & More Being Filming on Disney's ALICE IN WONDERLAND: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by Movies News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Disney's 'Alice In Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass' begins principal photography this week, featuring an award-winning production team and all-star ensemble cast, including Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen.

BWW Reviews: TWELFTH NIGHT RE-IMAGINED FOR EVERYONE AGED SIX AND OVER, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, June 28 2014
by Gary Naylor - Jun 28, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a magnificently accessible production of Twelfth Night, brimming with charm, music and laughter, aimed at kids, but suitable - recommended - for everyone!

Photo Flash: FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE Celebrates Opening Night at Stratford East
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Mark Arden as Fred, Ryan Molloy as Horace, Stefan Booth as Tosher, Christopher Ryan as Red Hot, Vivian Carter as Myrtle, Stevie Hutchinson as Ted/PC 2, John Olohan as Paddy, Gary Watson as Norman/PC 1 and Joanna Woodward as Margaret join BAFTA nominated Jessie Wallace (EastEnders) as Lil, Gary Kemp (The Krays/ The Bodyguard/Spandau Ballet) as PC Collins, Sarah Middleton as Rosie, Ruth Alfie Adams as Brenda, Will Barton as Percy and Suzie Chard as Betty in Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be. Check out photos of the cast in action at Stratford East below!