NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS FOR CURIOUS PEOPLE Comes to Manchester and LondonNINE LESSONS AND CAROLS FOR CURIOUS PEOPLE Comes to Manchester and London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

For many years Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People has been an end of year tradition playing to sold out audiences in London (this year will be the 10th staging of the show). Now, for the first time, this annual celebration of the curious and the creative, this variety night like no other, will be combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more at The Lowry in Manchester as well as returning to King's Place in London. The show is hosted by Robin Ince and supported by a huge bill of amazing guests from stand-ups to scientists and musicians to mathematicians. This year Robin's guests will include Josie Long, Helen Czerski, Matt Parker, Lucie Green, Jim Al-Khalili, Simon Singh, Claudia Hammond, Ariane Sherrine and Natalie Haynes. Other guests will be announced closer to the shows and there will even be a few surprises on the night. In fact there's no telling who might turn up a?" (more...)

Diane Chorley Hosts The Grand Reopening Of THE FLICK at Edinburgh Fringe 2019Diane Chorley Hosts The Grand Reopening Of THE FLICK at Edinburgh Fringe 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

The Duchess of Canvey herself, Diane Chorley is inviting you to the grand reopening of her iconic 80s haunt, The Flick on the 1st August 2019 at 11pm. It has been rebuilt brick by brick by both the Assembly team and production company Berk's Nest especially for Diane's eagerly anticipated return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019. This iconic, 80s haunt, planted in the heart of Edinburgh, will serve as a purpose built, immersive venue throughout the festival, for both Diane's daily show Modern Love, which runs from 1st to 25th August at 20:00, and her late night weekend show Down The Flick which runs 2nd a?" 25th August at 23:00. (more...)

Wire Star Wendell Pierce To Appear At Royal Albert HallWire Star Wendell Pierce To Appear At Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

Following the success of last year's shows The Cosmic Shambles Network are proud to present another evening of Book Shambles Live from the Elgar Room at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall. The evening is another unique opportunity to delve into the lives and aspirations of some of the leading lights from the worlds of Arts and Science to find out what drives them to be the best in their chosen disciplines. (more...)

Reginald D Hunter Confirmed As Guest On Robin Ince's BOOK SHAMBLESReginald D Hunter Confirmed As Guest On Robin Ince's BOOK SHAMBLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

BOOK SHAMBLES, Live from the Royal Albert Hall, is hosted by Robin Ince and Josie Long. Reginald D Hunter has been announced as a special guest. (more...)

Mark Read Jonis CINDERELLA Panto at Worthing TheatresMark Read Jonis CINDERELLA Panto at Worthing Theatres
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

Worthing Theatres have announced that Mark Read, star of hit boyband A1, will play Prince Charming in their traditional Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, at the Pavilion Theatre. (more...)

The Who Drummer, Keith Moon Comes To Edinburgh FringeThe Who Drummer, Keith Moon Comes To Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

A living legend during his lifetime, Keith Moon still stands as the pinnacle of rock-star extremism- both in life and music. Keith Moon: The Real Me explores the mind of wayward drummer as he attempts to save himself from the unbearable burden of living up (or down) to his self-created legend of 'Moon the Loon'. As Keith attempts to save himself, he takes the audience on a journey through his early struggles, his joining The Who, and their rise as one of the world's greatest rock bands. The whow explores his acute vulnerability and insecurity, and his struggle to escape the ever-looming rock and roll crash landing. (more...)

NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS FOR CURIOUS PEOPLE Comes to The Lowry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

For over a decade, Nine Lessons and Carols for Curious People has been an end of year tradition playing to sold out audiences in London. Now, for the first time, this annual celebration of the curious and the creative, this variety night like no other, will be combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more at The Lowry in Manchester as well as returning to King's Place in London. The show is hosted by Robin Ince and supported by a huge bill of amazing guests from comedians to chemists and singers to statisticians. Previous guests have included Professor Brian Cox, Stewart Lee, Dr Helen Czerski, Matt Parker Josie Long and even Zippy! There's no telling who might turn up... (more...)

CHRIS AND STEVE'S UNIVERSE OF MUSIC Comes to King's PlaceCHRIS AND STEVE'S UNIVERSE OF MUSIC Comes to King's Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

From William Herschel (discoverer of Uranus and professional musician) to Sun-Ra (jazz composer and wannabe astronaut) via Patrick Moore and his xylophone, staring up at the cosmos' mysteries has always had a close connection with music. (more...)

Internationally Renowned Cabaret Star Le Gateau Chocolat Brings Two Shows To Wales Millennium CentreInternationally Renowned Cabaret Star Le Gateau Chocolat Brings Two Shows To Wales Millennium Centre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Following appearances at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe that saw him play to packed houses and win a coveted award, internationally celebrated star of theatre and cabaret Le Gateau Chocolat is set to make a dazzling appearance in Cardiff this Christmas. (more...)

LUMP Announced For Festival Of Voice Cardiff Plus Full Programme RevealedLUMP Announced For Festival Of Voice Cardiff Plus Full Programme Revealed
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

LUMP, Charlotte Church and more join Patti Smith, Elvis Costello and Gruff Rhys for Festival of Voice in Cardiff (more...)

LOVECRAFT (Not The Sex Shop In Cardiff), A One-Woman Show By Carys Eleri, Comes to Red Lecture TheatreLOVECRAFT (Not The Sex Shop In Cardiff), A One-Woman Show By Carys Eleri, Comes to Red Lecture Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2018

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff) a co-production from Carys Eleri and Wales Millennium Centre, comes to Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe 2018. Lovecraft is a one-woman-comedy-science-music-show written by BAFTA Cymru best actress nominee, Carys Eleri exploring the neuroscience of love and loneliness. (more...)

Elvis Costello, Angélique Kidjo and Gwenno Join A Multi-Faceted Programme For Festival Of Voice CardiffElvis Costello, Angélique Kidjo and Gwenno Join A Multi-Faceted Programme For Festival Of Voice Cardiff
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Two world-class Grammy Award-winning artists, Elvis Costello and Angelique Kidjo join Patti Smith, Gruff Rhys, Passenger and Billy Bragg as headline music acts at this year's Festival of Voice (7-17 June, across Cardiff). Elvis Costello & The Imposters (17 June) will close this year's 11-day festival at Wales Millennium Centre, with the skilled wordsmith and unique vocalist covering everything from politics to love songs. (more...)

The Hands of Liberace Comes to Milwaukee in AprilThe Hands of Liberace Comes to Milwaukee in April
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

As a versatile artist whose styles encompass a wide range of musical genres, Philip Fortenberry is a performer with an equally expansive career. Philip is making a stop at the Marcus Center's Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall for one night only in The Hands of Liberace. (more...)

Sherman Brothers Musical to Tour UKSherman Brothers Musical to Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

UNITED THEATRICAL and MUSICWORLD (UK) announce a special 100 year anniversary UK tour of ROBERT J. SHERMAN's 'A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN, the new musical stage show featuring the songs of the Oscar-winning brothers: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre to Present AN EVENING WITH JESSE COOKThe Capitol Theatre to Present AN EVENING WITH JESSE COOK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

The Capitol Theatre presents an evening with Jesse Cook today, October 7 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale Today, June 17 at 10 am. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Lists For The End Of The World
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2017

BWW speaks to Rachel Briscoe about bringing Lists For The End Of The World to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Aaron Twitchen
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to Aaron Twitchen about bringing his show Curtain Twitchen to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre to Present AN EVENING WITH JESSE COOK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Capitol Theatre presents an evening with Jesse Cook on Saturday, October 7 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 17 at 10 am. (more...)

Warner Bros. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II with the NJSO
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

WARNER BROS. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II -a spectacular fusion of classical music and classic animation that celebrates the world's most famous and beloved cartoons and their equally famous music-with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, June 3-4 in Newark and New Brunswick. Conducted by Emmy Award-winner George Daugherty, and created and produced by Daugherty and Emmy Award-winning producer David Ka Lik Wong, the production is a celebration of the world's favorite Warner Bros. Looney Tunes characters on-screen with live full symphony orchestra accompaniment. (more...)

Neu! Reekie! Bring Artists To Hull 2017 For State Of The Nation Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

As Britain gets set to begin negotiations to exit the European Union, full details have been announced for Where Are We Now?, a new festival bringing hip hop, music, film, poetry, dancing and more, which promises to be as thought-provoking as it is entertaining. (more...)

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