Ben Whishaw News

Alan Cumming to Star in BBC America's 8-Part Short Film Series QUEERSAlan Cumming to Star in BBC America's 8-Part Short Film Series QUEERS
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

BBC AMERICA is co-producing Queers, an eight-part short film series in which eight established writers respond to the 50th anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act which partially decriminalized homosexual acts between men in the UK. (more...)

Oh, We Just Can't Wait... For the Remake- A Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musicals!Oh, We Just Can't Wait... For the Remake- A Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musicals!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 5, 2017

With so many upcoming projects in the works, BWW has put together a guide to what's in store from the House of Mouse and its uber-talented creative teams! (more...)

Public Sales Start Next Monday for UMS's 2017-18 SeasonPublic Sales Start Next Monday for UMS's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Monday, August 7 marks the official beginning of ticket sales for individual performances presented as part the 2017-18 University Musical Society (UMS) season. With appearances by internationally renowned orchestras, chamber musicians, dance groups, jazz and global music artists, and theater and dance ensembles, the UMS season spans the complete spectrum of the performing arts. (more...)

APOLOGIA Leads August's Top 10 New London ShowsAPOLOGIA Leads August's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Aug 2, 2017

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a starry drama to musical revivals and family-friendly fun, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews… (more...)

FSLC Announces Jane Campion's Own Stories This SeptemberFSLC Announces Jane Campion's Own Stories This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Jane Campion's Own Stories, a retrospective of the groundbreaking filmmaker's rich and revelatory body of work, September 8-17. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for AGAINST Featuring Ben Whishaw at Almeida TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsals for AGAINST Featuring Ben Whishaw at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Luke is an aerospace billionaire who can talk to anyone. But God is talking to him. He sets out to change the world. Only violence stands in his way. (more...)

VIDEO: Emily Blunt Exudes Pure Magic in MARY POPPINS RETURNS Motion PosterVIDEO: Emily Blunt Exudes Pure Magic in MARY POPPINS RETURNS Motion Poster
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

Mary Poppins is a hot topic at this year's D23 expo. The film has just released a new motion poster of Emily Blunt in the starring role, check out how practically perfect she really is. (more...)

'Ello Guvnah! D23 Expo Kicks Off with Sneak Peek of Lin-Manuel Miranda in MARY POPPINS RETURNS'Ello Guvnah! D23 Expo Kicks Off with Sneak Peek of Lin-Manuel Miranda in MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The D23 expo kicked off today with a sizzle reel of footage from upcoming Disney films. Among the clips was a blink-and-you-missed-it look at Lin-Manuel Miranda in the upcoming Disney prequel, MARY POPPINS RETURNS. (more...)

VIDEO: Julie Andrews On MARY POPPINS RETURNS' Emily Blunt: 'I'm a Huge Fan'VIDEO: Julie Andrews On MARY POPPINS RETURNS' Emily Blunt: 'I'm a Huge Fan'
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

On this morning's TODAY, Julie Andrews revealed she's 'a huge fan' of Emily Blunt, who will play Mary Poppins in the upcoming sequel to Andrews' iconic film. 'She's real and fun and very talented,' gushed the legendary star. (more...)

National Theatre Announces June 2017-January 2018 SeasonNational Theatre Announces June 2017-January 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

National Theatre has announced today the new season for June 2017 - January 2018. Take a look at the shows coming to the theatre! (more...)

Dick Van Dyke Praises 'MARY POPPINS' Stars Blunt & Miranda: 'I Was Impressed'Dick Van Dyke Praises 'MARY POPPINS' Stars Blunt & Miranda: 'I Was Impressed'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

In an interview with The New York Post, song and dance man Dick Van Dyke praises the cast and crew of Disney's upcoming MARY POPPINS RETURNS. The actor, who will make a cameo in the highly anticipated film, will be the only original 'POPPINS' cast member making an appearance in the movie. (more...)

Julie Andrews Will Not Appear in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNSJulie Andrews Will Not Appear in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 9, 2017

To the disappointment of MARY POPPINS fans everywhere, director Rob Marshall revealed that the original magical nanny, Julie Andrews, will not be making an appearance in Disney's highly anticipated MARY POPPINS RETURNS. (more...)

PHOTOS: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda in MARY POPPINS RETURNS + More Details Revealed!PHOTOS: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda in MARY POPPINS RETURNS + More Details Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

New details and images are revealed for Disney's highly anticipated MARY POPPINS RETURNS in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly, on stands this Friday. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Ben Whishaw & More to Perform 15-Minute Stage Monologues in New BBC Series QUEERSAlan Cumming, Ben Whishaw & More to Perform 15-Minute Stage Monologues in New BBC Series QUEERS
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

Ben Whishaw (THE CRUCIBLE), Alan Cumming (CABARET) and Russell Tovey (A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE) will lead the new BBC Four series QUEERS. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Stage is delighted to announce five ambassadors for The Stage Supports - their campaign to celebrate and nurture on- and offstage talent in theatre and the performing arts. (more...)

Rory Kinnear, Ben Whishaw, Simon Russell Beale Among Lineup for London Theatre Company's Season at the Bridge TheatreRory Kinnear, Ben Whishaw, Simon Russell Beale Among Lineup for London Theatre Company's Season at the Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

London Theatre Company announces the first productions at its new Bridge Theatre, which opens this October on the river by Tower Bridge and City Hall. (more...)

PB Poetry Festival to Celebrate National Poetry Month with Two Free MoviesPB Poetry Festival to Celebrate National Poetry Month with Two Free Movies
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Dr. Blaise Allen, Director of Community Outreach, today invited local poets and poetry fans to celebrate National Poetry Month at two free movies this month at Lynn University. (more...)

MGCfutures Bursary Programme Seeks Next Round of Theatre ArtistsMGCfutures Bursary Programme Seeks Next Round of Theatre Artists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Artistic Director of MGC, Michael Grandage today announces that the second round of MGCfutures Bursary Programme is now open for applications. (more...)

MGCfutures Bursary Programme Opens Applications For The Second YearMGCfutures Bursary Programme Opens Applications For The Second Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Artistic Director of MGC, Michael Grandage today announces that the second round of MGCfutures Bursary Programme is now open for applications. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Presents DOUBLE TAKE, March 30 - Sept. 3National Portrait Gallery Presents DOUBLE TAKE, March 30 - Sept. 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Photographs taken in a studio above a cinema in Lebanon and showing people of the same sex kissing or tenderly embracing have gone on display at the National Portrait Gallery, London, it was announced today, Thursday 30 March 2017. (more...)

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