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BWW Reviews: DESDEMONA: A PLAY ABOUT A HANDKERCHIEF, Park Theatre, May 15 2014
by Gary Naylor - May 16, 2014

Gary Naylor sees one of Shakespeare's greatest plays told from the perspective of the women and finds that they are rather different when talking amongst themselves than when they speak to their menfolk.

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre Royal Stratford East's FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 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 the previously announced 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 to complete the cast of Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be. Scroll down to see some photos of the cast in action!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE, Beg. Tonight at Theatre Royal Stratford East
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 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 the previously announced 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 to complete the cast of Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE at Theatre Royal Stratford East
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 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 the previously announced 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 to complete the cast of Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

Geoffrey Rush to Star as OLIVER! Composer Lionel Bart in Upcoming Musical Biopic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Geoffrey Rush will once again bridge the stage-screen gap by playing OLIVER! composer Lionel Bart in an upcoming biopic, directed by Vadim Jean. Filming is set to begin this fall.

OLIVIERS 2014: Live Blog!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 13, 2014

It's the biggest night in the West End theatre calendar - the great and the good are gathered in Covent Garden to celebrate the best stage work of the last year. Stick with us throughout the night for all the winners, as well as gossip from the Party in the Piazza, and a running commentary on the TV highlights show!

Molloy and Booth Join Cast Of FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 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 andJoanna Woodward as Margaret join the previously announced 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 to complete the cast of Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be.

Photo Coverage: Opening Night of TELL ME ON A SUNDAY Starring Marti Webb
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The original production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black's classicTell Me On a Sunday starring the original Marti Webb is back! The show opened on Sunday, at the Duchess Theatre and we've got photos of the opening night guests.

BWW Reviews: DIE FLEDERMAUS, King's Head Theatre, December 11 2013
by Gary Naylor - Dec 12, 2013

Gary Naylor sees another opera done Opera-Up-Close style.

Jessie Wallace, Gary Kemp & More Set for FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE at Stratford East
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

BAFTA nominated Jessie Wallace (EastEnders) as Lil and Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet, The Krays, The Bodyguard) as PC Collins will lead the cast in Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be, with Sarah Middleton as Rosie, Ruth Alfie Adams as Brenda, Will Barton as Percy and Suzie Chard as Betty, with further casting to be announced shortly.

Barbara Windsor Backs Campaign for Joan Littlewood Sculpture
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Barbara Windsor has joined Theatre Royal Stratford East's fundraising campaign to build a sculpture of the legendary director, Joan Littlewood. The theatre launches a public appeal to raise the final 40% needed for the sculpture International artist Philip Jackson has been commissioned to create the bronze sculpture. The sculpture is due to be installed in spring 2014 in Theatre Square and will coincide with theatre's staging of Oh What A Lovely War.

Photo Flash: Inside the 2013 Evening Standard Theatre Awards with Helen Mirren & More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

The 59th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards were held tonight in London, with Helen Mirren taking home the 'Best Actress' prize for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II inPeter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE. The production also took home the 'Best Design' award. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event!

BWW Reviews: MANSFIELD PARK, Rose Theatre, October 22 2013
by Gary Naylor - Oct 23, 2013

Gary Naylor sees the wit and wisdom of Jane Austen brought to the stage.

Behind The Scenes: Ball Reveals West End Return After Cameo At Monty Python's SPAMALOT
by Adrian Bradley - Oct 22, 2013

Double Olivier Award winner Michael Ball joined the West End company of Spamalot Monday night to raise money for the Royal Theatrical Fund, taking the role of God for the week and joining the cast on stage for the final curtain call.

Michael Ball Joins SPAMALOT on Screen as 'God' for 'Summer of Charity Spamalot Gods'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

West End veteran Michael Ball will be the next star to join the cast of SPAMALOT, beginning tonight at the Playhouse Theatre, as 'God' on screen. Past participants have included Hugh Bonneville, Bradley Walsh, Barbara Windsor, Simon Callow, Christopher Biggins, Michael Palin, Larry Lamb, and Brian May, who have taken part in the 'The Summer of Charity Spamalot Gods (in 2D).' All play 'God' on screen during Spamalot for a week at a time, with money being donated to their nominated charities.

BWW Reviews: IN THE JUNGLE OF CITIES, Arcola Theatre, September 18 2013
by Gary Naylor - Sep 19, 2013

Gary Naylor sees an uncompromising presentation of an uncompromising play.

SPAMALOT Extends At Playhouse To Feb 2014 As Palin Announced As 'God'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Monty Python legend Michael Palin has decided to 'fart in the general direction' of fellow Python legend, Eric Idle, when he appears as God on screen in Monty Python's Spamalot, this summer at The Playhouse Theatre to raise money for charity. At the same time, the show has now announced that it is extending its current run until 8th February 2014.

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Les Dennis and Warwick Davis in West End's SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

Comedian and actor Les Dennis will be reunited with his Life's Too Short co-star, film and TV actor Warwick Davis, when they star together as King Arthur and Patsy in Monty Python's Spamalot at the Playhouse Theatre, in Warwick Davis' towering West End debut (he was the tallest actor we could find at short notice). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the duo in costume!

Hugh Bonneville, Barbara Windsor, Larry Lamb and More Appear as God in West End SPAMALOT Charity Event, This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

Celebrity Actors will be appearing as God in Monty Python's Spamalot, this summer at The Playhouse Theatre to raise money for charity.

Photo Flash: On the Opening Night Red Carpet at CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

Douglas Hodge stars as Willy Wonka in the brand-new production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London. Directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, the story is brought to life with music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman (Grammy winners for Hairspray; Smash), with a book by award-winning playwright and adaptor David Greig (The Bacchae; Tintin In Tibet). The shows opens tonight, June 25 and you can check out photos from the opening night red carpet below!

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