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Bio:
Bill Ward played 'Charlie Stubbs' in Coronation Street from 2003-2007, winning 2 British Soap Awards, 2 Inside Soap Awards and multiple award nominations including 'Best Actor'. His recent theatre roles include 'Sir Lancelot' in Monty Python's Spamalot in the West End; 'Jimmy Porter' in Look Back In ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Bill Ward played 'Charlie Stubbs' in Coronation Street from 2003-2007, winning 2 British Soap Awards, 2 Inside Soap Awards and multiple award nominations including 'Best Actor'. His recent theatre roles include 'Sir Lancelot' in Monty Python's Spamalot in the West End; 'Jimmy Porter' in Look Back In ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Kerry Ellis Sings New Version of 'Memory' From CATS to Support the Theatre Ind Photo VIDEO: Kerry Ellis Sings New Version of 'Memory' From CATS to Support the Theatre Industry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

Leading lady of West End and Broadway musicals, Kerry Ellis has recorded a new version of the anthemic 'Memory'. The new lyrics by award-winning writer Jon Monie are both witty and emotive, and littered with theatre references from pantomime to Shakespeare, Dear Evan Hansen to Singin' in the Rain.

The Museum at Bethel Woods Announces Preservation Fellowship Photo The Museum at Bethel Woods Announces Preservation Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021

To advance the public interpretation of the historic landscape, The Museum at Bethel Woods has selected its first-ever Landscape Preservation Fellow. Eleanor Hein joined the Museum staff on February 1st, 2021 to begin the work of the inaugural Fellowship.

Bill Ward Launches Theatre Photography Book To Support UK Theatres Photo Bill Ward Launches Theatre Photography Book To Support UK Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020

Bill Ward, best known for his work on Coronation Street (Charlie Stubbs 2003-2007) and Emmerdale (James Barton 2013-2017), has put together a book of his own theatre photography to support the Theatre Industry during the pandemic.

Tony Iommi 'Monkey' 1964 SG Special Replica From Black Sabbath Legend Available World Photo Tony Iommi 'Monkey' 1964 SG Special Replica From Black Sabbath Legend Available Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020

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Watch The New 'Icons' Interview Featuring Tony Iommi Photo Watch The New 'Icons' Interview Featuring Tony Iommi
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2020

GibsonTV, the iconic, American-made guitar maker's first-ever all-original, worldwide online network--features original series from the world's best storytellers.

Second Season of AFTER LIFE to Premiere on April 24 Photo Second Season of AFTER LIFE to Premiere on April 24
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Netflix has announced that the second season of After Life will premiere on April 24.

Full Cast Announced For THE GLEE CLUB on Tour Photo Full Cast Announced For THE GLEE CLUB on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Out of Joint, Cast, Doncaster and Kiln Theatre, London today announced the full cast for their national tour and London run of The Glee Club. Joining Bill Ward who plays Bant, will be Joshua Hayes (Breakneck Bronco a?" Soho Theatre, A Wondrous Place - Sheffield Theatres/Royal Exchange/Northern Spirit) as Walt Hemmings, Robert Jackson (She Ventures and He Wins a?" The Young Vic, Kiss Me Kate a?" The Watermill Theatre) as Scobie, Linford Johnson (The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe a?" Bridge Theatre, Much Ado About Nothing a?" Northern Broadsides) as Colin Shuttleworth, Kai Owen (Torchwood a?" BBC TV, The Full Monty a?" UK tour) as Jack Horsfall and Eamonn Riley (Martha, Josie and The Chinese Elvis a?" Stephen Joseph Theatre, Our Town a?" The Royal Exchange) as Phil Newsome. This new production of Richard Cameron's play is directed by Out Of Joint's artistic director Kate Wasserberg.

Bill Ward Will Lead National Tour Of THE GLEE CLUB Photo Bill Ward Will Lead National Tour Of THE GLEE CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Out of Joint, Cast, Doncaster and Kiln Theatre, London announced to today that star of Coronation Street and Emmerdale and respected stage actor Bill Ward will lead the cast of their national tour and London run of The Glee Club. Fresh from playing Hugo / Loco Chanelle in the West End hit Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Ward will take on the role of Bant in this new production of Richard Cameron's play to be directed by Out Of Joint's artistic director Kate Wasserberg.

BWW Interview: Bill Ward Discusses EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Photo BWW Interview: Bill Ward Discusses EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by Bryony Rae Taylor - Aug 1, 2019

Known in soap-land for his roles as villain Charlie Stubbs in Coronation Street and farmer James Barton in Emmerdale, Bill Ward talks to us about walking a mile in four-inch stilettos as he takes over the role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle from RuPaul's Drag Race star Bianca Del Rio.

Rita Simons Joins The Cast Of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Photo Rita Simons Joins The Cast Of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel good musical sensation, has announced that award-winning TV and stage actress, Rita Simons, best known for playing Roxy Mitchell in EastEnders, will take to the stage in the role of Miss Hedge. Rita takes over the role from Faye Tozer on 5 August 2019 for a limited season.

Bill Ward To Play Hugo/loco Chanelle In EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Photo Bill Ward To Play Hugo/loco Chanelle In EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel good musical sensation, is pleased to announce that TV and stage actor, Bill Ward, will take on the role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle from 1 July 2019 for a limited season.

Bill Ward To Join The Cast of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Next Month! Photo Bill Ward To Join The Cast of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

Bill Ward, best known for his roles on Coronation Street and Emmerdale, will join the company of Everybody's Talking About Jame for a limited run beginning July 1.

The RAZ Band Featuring Joey Molland to Release New Album '#9' Photo The RAZ Band Featuring Joey Molland to Release New Album '#9'
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

For the last thirty-five years, The RAZ Band has been recording and performing their own brand of original songs, entertaining audiences across the US and globally. 

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at freeFall's PERFECT ARRANGEMENT Photo Photo Flash: Get a First Look at freeFall's PERFECT ARRANGEMENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Due to popular demand, freeFall Theatre Company is extending Perfect Arrangement through March 3. This new play by Atlanta playwright and screenwriter Topher Payne is the story of two couples that come up with a clever plan to stay one step ahead of the Lavender Scare in 1950's Washington, DC. 

BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, Theatre Royal Bath Photo BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, Theatre Royal Bath
by Kerrie Nicholson - Oct 12, 2018

Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard's Oscar-winning Shakespeare in Love was first adapted for the stage in 2014, and hailed as a triumph on the West End. Four years on, a new production sets out on a UK tour, and proves a delight from start to end

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Get a first look below at the brand new tour of the critically acclaimed West End hit play Shakespeare in Love, currently playing at Theatre Royal Bath until 13 October, with opening night for press on Thursday 11 October. The new production, directed by Phillip Breen, will also tour to Nottingham, Malvern, Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Chichester until 24 November.

Pierro Niel-Mee and Imogen Daines to Lead SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE; Full Cast Photo Pierro Niel-Mee and Imogen Daines to Lead SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE; Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Full casting was announced today for a brand new production and UK tour of the critically acclaimed West End play Shakespeare in Love.

Peter James To Tour With 'The House On Cold Hill' Photo Peter James To Tour With 'The House On Cold Hill'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

As previously announced, the thrilling work of multi-million selling author Peter James returns to theatres in January 2019 with the world premiere production of the spine-tingling stage play The House on Cold Hill ‚Äď adapted from his best-selling 2015 novel, based on the author's own lived experience in a haunted house‚Ķ

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, New Wimbledon Theatre Photo BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, New Wimbledon Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 19, 2018

In this time of endless Brexit questions, the NHS in crisis and the world generally seeming to be going to hell in a handcart, a lighthearted and exuberant show like Legally Blonde is sometimes the perfect antidote. Based on the 2001 film, the award-winning show follows the cutesy and seemingly vacuous American sorority girl Elle as she finds her way into Harvard Law School in pursuit of her ex-boyfriend who claimed she wasn't 'serious' enough. Glittery, camp and very pink, the production follows Elle as she makes a surprising success of her quest through abounding positivity and stellar levels of self-belief.

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, Theatre Royal Brighton Photo BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, Theatre Royal Brighton
by Fiona Scott - Jun 12, 2018

'Omigod You Guys!', Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin's 2007 musical adaption of the hit 2001 comedy film starring Reese Witherspoon is in Brighton as part of its second UK tour since the West End production closed in 2012.

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