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Date of Birth: February 22, 1928 (92)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
The National Tour of Curve's New Production of SISTER ACT Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016 and visiting The Bristol Hippodrome from the 19th - 24th September 2016.

Joanna Francis, Jon Robyns, Karen Mann and More Join SISTER ACT UK Tour; Opens at Curve, July 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016. Tour schedule below with further casting to be announced.

Paul O'Grady, Julian Clary and More to Lead CINDERELLA at the London Palladium, Dec. 9
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Initial casting is announced today (26 May 2016) for Qdos Entertainment's London Palladium production of Cinderella.  The 32 strong cast will be led byPaul O'Grady as The Wicked Stepmother, Julian Clary as Dandini, Lee Mead as Prince Charming, Paul Zerdin as Buttons, Nigel Havers as Lord Chamberlain and Count Arthur Strong as Baron Hardup.  The roles of Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother and the Ugly Sisters will be announced soon. 

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.

Olivier Awards 2016: Hits and Misses
by Marianka Swain - Apr 4, 2016

As expected, the 40th anniversary Olivier Awards showered trophies on the sensational Gypsy. Imelda Staunton and Lara Pulver's performances and Mark Henderson's lighting were recognised, and the production took Best Musical Revival. But there were surprises elsewhere, with starry shows like Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet going home empty-handed, Nicole Kidman losing out in the Best Actress race, and an underdog win for Pat Kinevane and Fishamble's Silent at Soho Theatre - all welcome given concerns that changes to the Oliviers voting process might favour long-running West End shows and/or A-listers Here are some of the night's major hits and misses.

Big Dance 2016 Lineup Set
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Big Dance celebrates a decade of expansion and development in dance across the country in 2016, in this, the final Big Dance year, with events and performances all over the country between 2 and 10 July 2016.

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Alexandra Burke, Starring in SISTER ACT Tour, Opening at Curve, July 30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce that Alexandra Burke will star as 'Deloris Van Cartier' in the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood with musical supervision and arrangements by Tony award-winning Sarah Travis. SISTER ACT will open at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016. Tour schedule below with further dates and full casting to be announced shortly. Check out a sneak peek below!

"I'm Not Going Anywhere" - Liza Minnelli Talks Perseverance, Concerts, and More!
by Sally Henry - Sep 5, 2015

Liza Minnelli is back in the performance ring, out of rehab, and bent on survival, which she says is natural to her.

Bruce Forsyth to Interview Liza Minnelli at the London Palladium in September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Sir Bruce Forsyth, one of the UK's best loved stars and entertainers, is today announced as the host who will interview American showbiz legend Liza Minnelli on stage in the West End in An Evening With Liza Minneli.

BWW Reviews: SPEND SPEND SPEND, Union Theatre, March 28 2015
by Gary Naylor - Mar 30, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a musical adaptation of one of the icons of British 20th-century tabloid media, Viv Nicholson, who won the pools, lost a husband (or five) and gained the wisdom of late middle age - and survived.

Craig Revel Horwood to Don Drag as Miss Hannigan in New ANNIE UK National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Craig Revel Horwood will hit the road in the upcoming UK tour of ANNIE - as orphanage caretaker Miss Hannigan, it was announced today. This marks the first time the role has been played drag in any major production.

Photo Coverage: Du Beke, Strallen and Forsyth at The Hippodrome Casino
by Darren Bell - Jul 21, 2014

Photo gallery of Anton Du Beke featuring Lance Ellington and Summer Strallen, with a surprise arrival from Bruce Forsyth to celebrate 'The Great American Songbook' at the Hippodrome Casino.

Julie Walters to Receive BAFTA Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced that acclaimed actress Julie Walters CBE will receive the Fellowship at this year's Arqiva British Academy Television Awards ceremony at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London on Sunday 18 May.

Barry Humphries Transfers FAREWELL TOUR to London Palladium Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Global star and legendary entertainer Barry Humphries is to transfer his FAREWELL TOUR to the London Palladium for a West End run from tonight 13th November (Press Night: Friday 15th November). EAT PRAY LAUGH! will give audiences the chance to bid farewell to Humphries, arguably Australia's greatest entertainment export, whose creations have brought him international acclaim and adoration: cultural attache the Honorable Sir Les Patterson, Sandy Stone and, of course, the incomparable Dame Edna Everage.

THE EMMA PACKER SHOW Set for Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 8/14-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Actor, Comedian and Writer Emma Packer will present her brand new comedy show 'The Emma Packer Show' at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, playing at Mood Night Club from Wednesday 14 August to Today 24 August 2013 as part of Edinburgh's Free Fringe Festival 2013. Full listings below.

THE EMMA PACKER SHOW Set for Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Now thru Aug 24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

Actor, Comedian and Writer Emma Packer will present her brand new comedy show 'The Emma Packer Show' at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, playing at Mood Night Club from tonight 14 August to Saturday 24 August 2013 as part of Edinburgh's Free Fringe Festival 2013. Full listings below.

THE EMMA PACKER SHOW Set for Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 8/14-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

Actor, Comedian and Writer Emma Packer will present her brand new comedy show 'The Emma Packer Show' at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, playing at Mood Night Club from Wednesday 14 August to Saturday 24 August 2013 as part of Edinburgh's Free Fringe Festival 2013. Full listings below.

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Watch West End-Bound Dame Edna in Action!
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2013

Global star and legendary entertainer Barry Humphries is to transfer his FAREWELL TOUR to the London Palladium for a West End run from Wednesday 13th November (Press Night: Friday 15th November). EAT PRAY LAUGH! will give audiences the chance to bid farewell to Humphries, arguably Australia's greatest entertainment export, whose creations have brought him international acclaim and adoration: cultural attache the Honorable Sir Les Patterson, Sandy Stone and, of course, the incomparable Dame Edna Everage. Below, BroadwayWorld has collected some of our very favorite Dame Edna appearances!

Barry Humphries Transfers FAREWELL TOUR to London Palladium, Nov 13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2013

Global star and legendary entertainer Barry Humphries is to transfer his FAREWELL TOUR to the London Palladium for a West End run from Wednesday 13th November (Press Night: Friday 15th November). EAT PRAY LAUGH! will give audiences the chance to bid farewell to Humphries, arguably Australia's greatest entertainment export, whose creations have brought him international acclaim and adoration: cultural attache the Honorable Sir Les Patterson, Sandy Stone and, of course, the incomparable Dame Edna Everage.

All Star Productions' LITTLE ME Begins in August
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

LITTLE ME (based on the Novel by Patrick Dennis) is the story of Belle Poitrine's ascent from the wrong side of the railroad tracks in Venezuela, Illinois to the exquisite luxury of Southampton, Long Island. The action is carried through a series of hilarious vignettes with integrated music and choreography.

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