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MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE Has Been Released Online Photo MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE Has Been Released Online
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020

After reimagining Hanif Kureishia??s groundbreaking film for a whole new generation last year, Nikolai Fostera??s acclaimed staging of My Beautiful Laundrette is now available to watch for free online.

Leicester's Curve Theatre Announces Digital Programming With THE SHOW MUST GO ONLINE Photo Leicester's Curve Theatre Announces Digital Programming With THE SHOW MUST GO ONLINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020

Leicester's Curve theatre has announced a host of online initiatives to bring theatre into audiences' homes during lockdown. A full list of content, which will be regularly updated, can be viewed here.

BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Archive Recording at Curve Photo BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Archive Recording at Curve
by Jenny Ell - Apr 6, 2020

Following the popularity of last week's stream of Memoirs of an Asian Football Casual, Curve have whipped out another archive recording; this time, their 2016 production of The Importance of Being Earnest, co-produced with Birmingham Repertory Theatre.

Curve to Share THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Online For Free Photo Curve to Share THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Online For Free
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020

urve (Leicester) are going to share a tech recording of their critically acclaimed production of The Importance of Being Earnest (2016) online for free. The production will be uploaded on Sunday 5th April at 7pm as a warm up to the Oliver Awards - Greatest Moments, airing at 10.15pm on ITV.

Founder Of Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma MBE, Will Step Down As Artistic Director Photo Founder Of Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma MBE, Will Step Down As Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Founder of Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma MBE, is to step down as Artistic Director, forty years after founding the ground-breaking company.

New Black Showcase Returns To The Belgrade Theatre Photo New Black Showcase Returns To The Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019

Coventry's Belgrade Theatre will be serving up a double-bill of fresh new drama this November with the return of its New Black Showcase on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 November.

Photo Flash: First Look at MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE at Curve Leicester Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE at Curve Leicester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Curve, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Leeds Playhouse are co-producing a new stage production of Hanif Kureishi's My Beautiful Laundrette this autumn!

Full Cast Announced For Kay Mellor's BAND OF GOLD UK Tour Photo Full Cast Announced For Kay Mellor's BAND OF GOLD UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

Band of Gold a?" the premiere stage adaptation of Kay Mellor's multi award-winning ITV series, that was one of the most watched shows in television history a?" today announces that Laurie Brett, Gaynor Faye, Kieron Richardson, Shayne Ward, Sacha Parkinson and Andrew Dunn will star in the production and be joined by Emma Osman, Olwen May, Steve Garti, Joe Mallalieu, Mark Sheals, Shareesa Valentine, Virginia Byron and Marc Parry . At the same time, it can also be confirmed that following its World Premiere at Leeds Grand Theatre on Thursday 28 November 2019, Band of Gold will play a ten-week UK Tour in 2020, opening at Nottingham Theatre Royal on Tuesday 14 January 2020.

Photo Flash: Curve (Leicester) Presents MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE Photo Photo Flash: Curve (Leicester) Presents MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

Following the recent announcement that Curve, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Leeds Playhouse are co-producing a new stage production of Hanif Kureishi's My Beautiful Laundrette this autumn, the full cast for the drama has now been revealed.

Anthony Almeida Wins the 2019 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award Photo Anthony Almeida Wins the 2019 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) and Leicester's Curve have announced Anthony Almeida as the winner of the 2019 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award and Maria Crocker as the runner-up. Now in its fourth year, the award a?" which honours the memory of RTST co-founder, Sir Peter Hall a?" is made to an up-and-coming director demonstrating exceptional directing skills in a rigorous competitive process.

BAND OF GOLD Announces UK Tour; Casting Confirmed! Photo BAND OF GOLD Announces UK Tour; Casting Confirmed!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Band of Gold a?" the premiere stage adaptation of Kay Mellor's multi award-winning ITV series, that was one of the most watched shows in television history a?" today announces that Laurie Brett, Gaynor Faye, Kieron Richardson, Shayne Ward and Sacha Parkinson, will star in the production. At the same time it can also be confirmed that Band of Gold will play a UK Tour in 2020, opening at Nottingham Theatre Royal on Tuesday 14 January 2020. Band of Gold will make its World Premiere at Leeds Grand Theatre on Thursday 28 November 2019.

Pet Shop Boys To Create Music For MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE Photo Pet Shop Boys To Create Music For MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of iconic British pop duo Pet Shop Boys join the production team for upcoming stage adaptation of Hanif Kureishi's My Beautiful Laundrette, creating music to bring the 80s-set drama to life.

Darlington Hippodrome Announces Casting For BAND OF GOLD Photo Darlington Hippodrome Announces Casting For BAND OF GOLD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Band of Gold, the premiere stage adaptation of Kay Mellor's multi award-winning ITV series, today announced that Laurie Brett, Gaynor Faye, Kieron Richardson, Shayne Ward and Sacha Parkinson, will star in the production which visits Darlington Hippodrome in January next year.

MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE Comes To The Belgrade Theatre Photo MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE Comes To The Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Hanif Kureishi's groundbreaking 1985 film My Beautiful Laundrette will be reimagined live on stage this autumn in a brand new production from the Belgrade Theatre, Curve Leicester, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Leeds Playhouse.

Full Casting For MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE Announced Photo Full Casting For MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

Following the recent announcement that Curve, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham and Leeds Playhouse are co-producing a new stage production of Hanif Kureishi's My Beautiful Laundrette this autumn, the full cast for the drama has now been revealed.

Cathy Tyson And David Schaal To Star In FIGHTER By Libby Liburd At Stratford Circus A Photo Cathy Tyson And David Schaal To Star In FIGHTER By Libby Liburd At Stratford Circus Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

Cathy Tyson, BAFTA and Golden Globes Award-nominated actress, and winner of the Los Angeles Film Critics Award, will perform alongside David Schaal (The Inbetweeners Movie; The Office, BBC) and Libby Liburd in her raucously visceral production of Fighter. Inspired by the pioneering British female boxers who fought for their right to fight, Fighter combines theatre and live boxing to leave you on the edge of your ringside seat!  

Crowded Room Announces A UK Tour Of THE LISTENING ROOM Photo Crowded Room Announces A UK Tour Of THE LISTENING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

Following critically acclaimed runs at the Old Red Lion and Theatre Royal Stratford East in 2017, Crowded Room today announces that its production The Listening Room will embark on a UK tour in 2019. The production will visit theatres, prisons and schools across the country including The Lowry in Salford, Northern Stage in Newcastle and Theatr Clwyd in Mold. The OFFIE-nominated cast from the original production will return, including Golden Globe and BAFTA-nominated actress, Cathy Tyson

Photo Flash: First Look at LONG SHADOWS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today present the UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows due to public demand. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and in 2019 will tour to a further five cities - Glasgow from 29 January, then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, before completing its run in Bath on 9 March.

Additional Venue Added To UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS: LONG SHADOWS Photo Additional Venue Added To UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS: LONG SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Rep today announce the additional venue of Rose Theatre Kingston to the successful UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and will tour to a further six cities, starting this week in Glasgow from 29 January. Then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, Bath before completing its run in Kingston on 16 March.

UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS LONG SHADOWS Extends Into 2019 Photo UK Tour Of Ian Rankin And Rona Munro's REBUS LONG SHADOWS Extends Into 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Daniel Schumann, Lee Dean and Cambridge Arts Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre today announce an extension to the successful UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows due to public demand. The production written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro toured from September to November 2018, and in 2019 will tour to a further five cities - Glasgow from 29 January, then visiting Cardiff, Cambridge and Newcastle, before completing its run in Bath on 9 March.

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