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Ben grew up in the UK city of Sunderland in the mid 1980's. At the age of 16, this real life Billy Elliot won a scholarship to attend the Italia Conti Performing Arts Academy. Ben's transition from Sunderland schoolboy to the theatre world of London was captured in a successful prime time BBC1 ... (read more)
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Ben grew up in the UK city of Sunderland in the mid 1980's. At the age of 16, this real life Billy Elliot won a scholarship to attend the Italia Conti Performing Arts Academy. Ben's transition from Sunderland schoolboy to the theatre world of London was captured in a successful prime time BBC1 ... (read more)
Winners Announced For Acting For Others' Golden Bucket Awards 2019Winners Announced For Acting For Others' Golden Bucket Awards 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Theatrical charity, Acting for Others today announces the winners for the Golden Bucket Awards 2019. The ceremony took place at the Prince of Wales Theatre and was hosted by Carl Mullaney. The awards celebrate some of the most supportive and successful fundraisers who have helped the charity raise over £400K in the last twelve months both through bucket collections across UK theatres and a variety of events throughout the year. (more...)

BWW Feature: BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL at The Other Palace Theatre LondonBWW Feature: BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL at The Other Palace Theatre London
by Angie Stanton - Feb 14, 2019

Madison's Andrew Abrams, Capital City Theatre's Artistic Director, travels to London to workshop BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL, for which he wrote the music. BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL has been selected by the MTFestUK for it's inaugural showcase of new musicals. (more...)

Gordon Greenberg Will Direct BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER At MTFestUKGordon Greenberg Will Direct BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER At MTFestUK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Gordon Greenberg set to direct 'BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL,' as part of the inaugural MTFestUK, taking place February 18-20. Casting announced. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For MT FEST UK At The Other PalaceFull Casting Announced For MT FEST UK At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Paul Taylor-Mills has announced full casting for the Taster Menu series of new musicals featuring as part of MT Fest UK. Playing at The Other Palace from Monday 11 to Saturday 23 February, the series will showcase eight new musicals through 45-minute semi-staged sharings. (more...)

Photo Flash: THRILLER LIVE Celebrates its 10th Anniversary on the West EndPhoto Flash: THRILLER LIVE Celebrates its 10th Anniversary on the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

170 previous West End and tour cast members helped THRILLER LIVE celebrate the 10th anniversary of opening night at London's Lyric Theatre. (more...)

MAIN MEN OF MUSICALS Comes to Cadogan HallMAIN MEN OF MUSICALS Comes to Cadogan Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Following on from the success of There's Nothin' Like A Dame and the upcoming West End Women, Lambert Jackson today announces Main Men of Musicals. Luke Bayer, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Ben Forster, and Liam Tamne come together to perform some of the biggest musical theatre hits at Cadogan Hall on 31 May. (more...)

West End Stars Unite For Charity Single In Aid Of Barnardo'sWest End Stars Unite For Charity Single In Aid Of Barnardo's
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

A host of West End stars have recorded a festive cover of Carole King's You've Got A Friend, to raise money for children's charity, Barnardo's. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Stars of the stage and screen swapped their costumes for aprons, and served diners for a one-off sitting at The Ivy, a restaurant renowned for its unfaltering service. Leading the waiting staff this year and trying their hand at bartending, waiting tables, auctioneering, taking coats and welcoming guests were Jim Carter, Sheila Hancock and Dame Penelope Wilton. They were joined by Annette Badland, Michael Ball, Samantha Bond, Laura Carmichael, Ben Forster, Michael Fox, Ginny Holder, Celia Imrie, Jeremy Irvine, George Layton, John Partridge, Arlene Phillips, Peter Polycarpou, Jemma Redgrave, Samantha Spiro, Neil Stuke, Owen Teale, Harriet Thorpe, Jason Watkins and Simon Williams. (more...)

Michael Xavier To Host Star-studded Charity Christmas Concert In Covent GardenMichael Xavier To Host Star-studded Charity Christmas Concert In Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Some of the biggest stars of London's theatre scene will perform at what could be the most Christmassy concert in the capital this December, as West End and Broadway star Michael Xavier hosts Christmas with the Stars, accompanied by the students of the MX Masterclass. (more...)

The Other Palace Will Hold Workshop of UNMASKED, The Andrew Lloyd Webber MusicalThe Other Palace Will Hold Workshop of UNMASKED, The Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical
by Stephanie Wild - Oct 26, 2018

This November Andrew Lloyd Webber's career is coming to the stage in Unmasked at The Other Palace. (more...)

Tis the Season to Be Jolly When WEST END DOES: CHRISTMAS; Willemijn Verkaik, Eva Noblezada, and MoreTis the Season to Be Jolly When WEST END DOES: CHRISTMAS; Willemijn Verkaik, Eva Noblezada, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Forty Four Productions Ltd are thrilled to announce their festive 'West End Does: Christmas' Concerts on Saturday 1st December 2018 at the prestigious Cadogan Hall at 2pm and 7pm, following the hugely successful 'West End Does: The Magic of Animation' at Cadogan Hall and 'West End Does: Bond' at the Leicester Square Theatre earlier this year. (more...)

Christina Bianco And James Monroe Iglehart Join Help For Heroes West End And Friends Charity SingleChristina Bianco And James Monroe Iglehart Join Help For Heroes West End And Friends Charity Single
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

'The Hero - West End and Friends Tribute' is being released in November 2018 to mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One and will raise funds for Help For Heroes. (more...)

Acting For Others Announces The A4O AmbassadorsActing For Others Announces The A4O Ambassadors
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Acting for Others today announces new initiative, The A4O Ambassadors. They are Jenny Agutter, Annette Badland, Christopher Biggins, Samantha Bond, Richard Eyre, Ben Forster, Lesley Joseph, Carl Mullaney, David O'Reilly, John Partridge, Wendi Peters, Cleve September, Harriet Thorpe and Hannah Waddingham. (more...)

Killian Donnelly, Kerry Ellis and More Join Help For Heroes West End Charity SingleKillian Donnelly, Kerry Ellis and More Join Help For Heroes West End Charity Single
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

'The Hero - West End and Friends Tribute' is being released in November 2018 to mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One and will raise funds for Help For Heroes. The latest recording sessions took place at Resident Studios in London and featured: David Bedella; Rodney Earl Clarke; Killian Donnelly; Kerry Ellis and Oliver Savile. (more...)

Collabro And Emma Williams Join Help For Heroes West End Charity SingleCollabro And Emma Williams Join Help For Heroes West End Charity Single
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

'The Hero - West End and Friends Tribute' is being released in November 2018 to mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One and will raise funds for Help For Heroes. (more...)

Louise Dearman, Ben Forster And More Join Help For Heroes West End Charity SingleLouise Dearman, Ben Forster And More Join Help For Heroes West End Charity Single
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

'The Hero - A West End Tribute' is being released in November 2018 to mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One and will raise funds for Help For Heroes. (more...)

The Best Of The West End Comes to The Royal Albert HallThe Best Of The West End Comes to The Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Seventh Sense presents a stunning collection of some of the greatest stars of musical theatre celebrating the very best of the West End with classic songs (more...)

BWW Review: WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LERNER, Royal Festival HallBWW Review: WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LERNER, Royal Festival Hall
by Nicole Ackman - May 24, 2018

With A Little Bit of Lerner combined an outstanding group of performers with the BBC Concert Orchestra to present an exciting variety of many of Lerner's well-known and lesser-known songs at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. It celebrated the centenary of great American lyricist Alan Jay Lerner's birth in 1918. (more...)

Winners Announced For Acting For Others Golden Bucket Awards 2018Winners Announced For Acting For Others Golden Bucket Awards 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

The winners were today announced for theatrical charity Acting For Others' Golden Bucket Awards 2018. The ceremony took place at the Prince of Wales Theatre and was hosted by musical theatre star, Carl Mullaney. The awards celebrate the most supportive and successful fundraisers who have helped the charity raise in excess of £390,000 in the last twelve months. (more...)

Photo Flash: BAT OUT OF HELL Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: BAT OUT OF HELL Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

BAT OUT OF HELL - THE MUSICAL celebrated opening night last night, view the photos below! (more...)

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