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Evolution Productions Announces Line Up Of 11 Pantos Photo Evolution Productions Announces Line Up Of 11 Pantos
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021

2020 was the year that wasn't for pantomimes.  Hundreds of live shows up and down the land were cancelled because of the COVID pandemic, and many were only performed to online audiences.  This Christmas, panto is back with a vengeance!

Photo Flash: First Look at Frantic Assembly's I THINK WE ARE ALONE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Frantic Assembly's I THINK WE ARE ALONE
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020

Frantic Assembly have released production images for I Think We Are Alone a major new play by Sally Abbott (The Coroner, Vera), which will run at King's Theatre Edinburgh from Tuesday 18 February ‚Äď Saturday 22 February

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Frantic Assembly's I THINK WE ARE ALONE Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Frantic Assembly's I THINK WE ARE ALONE
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2020

Frantic Assembly have today released rehearsal images for I Think We Are Alone a major new play by Sally Abbott (The Coroner, Vera), co-directed by Kathy Burke (Lady Windermere's Fan, The Retreat) and Scott Graham (Fatherland, Things I Know to be True).

Frantic Assembly Announce Full Casting For I THINK WE ARE ALONE Photo Frantic Assembly Announce Full Casting For I THINK WE ARE ALONE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2019

Frantic Assembly today announced the full casting for I Think We Are Alone, a major new play by Sally Abbott (The Coroner, Vera), co-directed by Kathy Burke (Lady Windermere's Fan, The Retreat) and Scott Graham (Fatherland, Things I Know to be True). The work will premiere at Theatre Royal Plymouth on 3rd February and tour to venues including Theatre Royal Stratford East, The Lowry, Nuffield Southampton, Bristol Old Vic, and Leicester's Curve in Spring 2020. The production sits at the centre of a year of programming celebrating 25 years of Frantic Assembly.

BBC One's STRICTLY COME DANCING Announces Christmas Special Lineup Photo BBC One's STRICTLY COME DANCING Announces Christmas Special Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 6, 2019

Six of the most-loved Strictly contestants from previous series are returning to the dance floor for an all-star Christmas extravaganza special, coming to BBC One on Christmas Day.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of HEARTBEAT OF HOME at  Piccadilly Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of HEARTBEAT OF HOME at Piccadilly Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2019

Last night (11 September), Heartbeat of Home, by the producers of Riverdance opened in the West End. Their extraordinary dance and music extravaganza, embracing flavours and cultures from around the world is at the Piccadilly Theatre for a strictly limited run until 13 October.

Matthew Kelly Completes CAROUSEL Concert Cast Photo Matthew Kelly Completes CAROUSEL Concert Cast
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2019

Final casting has been announced for the upcoming concert performance of Rodgers & Hammerstein's iconic musical CAROUSEL for one night only at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 19th May.

BWW Review: EDMOND DE BERGERAC, Richmond Theatre Photo BWW Review: EDMOND DE BERGERAC, Richmond Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - May 1, 2019

Edmond Rostand is a broke poet who's going through a seemingly endless writer's block. His plays are critical flops, his investors don't have any more patience nor money to waste on him, and his wife needs him to provide for their family. In an attempt to help his actor friend Leon charm young Jeanne, he starts penning letters under his name, getting more and more involved in the pretense and kicking off the idea for his 1897 masterpiece Cyrano de Bergerac.

Chizzy Akudolu and Laura Baldwin Will Host The Next WAITRESS Cast Album Karaoke Night Photo Chizzy Akudolu and Laura Baldwin Will Host The Next WAITRESS Cast Album Karaoke Night On 8 May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2019

The hosts of the next Waitress London Cast Album Karaoke Night have been announced today. Laura Baldwin, who plays Dawn in the show, will host the post-show event alongside actress Chizzy Akudolu (Holby City, Strictly Come Dancing) on Wednesday 8 May. Audience members can sign up before the show for the chance to sing one minute of any song from Waitress - live on stage at the Adelphi and accompanied by the show's musical director Katharine Woolley.

Photo Flash: First Look At INTRA MUROS At Park Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look At INTRA MUROS At Park Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2019

Intra Muros has its UK premiere at Park Theatre, London from 3 April - 4 May 2019. Alexis Michalik's latest play opened in Paris in 2017 and is still running at La Pepiniere Theatre.

Freddie Fox, Henry Goodman, Josie Lawrence And Chizzy Akudolu Will Lead The UK Premie Photo Freddie Fox, Henry Goodman, Josie Lawrence And Chizzy Akudolu Will Lead The UK Premiere Of EDMOND DE BERGERAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Edmond de Bergerac, Alexis Michalik's hilarious comedy and French theatre phenomenon, will have its UK premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 15 30 March with a star cast led by Freddie Fox as Edmond Rostand, alongside Henry Goodman as Constant Coquelin, Josie Lawrence as Sarah Bernhardt and Chizzy Akudolu as Maria.

Che Walker, Summer Strallen & Rio Kai Cast In INTRA MUROS At Park Theatre Photo Che Walker, Summer Strallen & Rio Kai Cast In INTRA MUROS At Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2019

Intra Muros will have its UK premiere at Park Theatre, London from 3 April - 4 May 2019. Alexis Michalik's latest play opened in Paris in 2017 and is still running at La Pepiniere Theatre.

Freddie Fox, Henry Goodman, Josie Lawrence And Chizzy Akudolu Will Lead The UK Premie Photo Freddie Fox, Henry Goodman, Josie Lawrence And Chizzy Akudolu Will Lead The UK Premiere Of EDMOND DE BERGERAC
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2019

Edmond de Bergerac, Alexis Michalik's hilarious comedy and French theatre phenomenon, will have its UK premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 15 30 March with a star cast led by Freddie Fox as Edmond Rostand, alongside Henry Goodman as Constant Coquelin, Josie Lawrence as Sarah Bernhardt and Chizzy Akudolu as Maria.

STRICTLY COME DANCING's Robin Windsor Hangs Up His Dancing Shoes Photo STRICTLY COME DANCING's Robin Windsor Hangs Up His Dancing Shoes
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2018

Robin Windsor, one of BBC Strictly Come Dancing's favourite professionals, is to perform in his last ever production in London's West End.

Photo Flash: WEST END BARES Raises Over £65,000 for Make A Difference Trust Photo Photo Flash: WEST END BARES Raises Over £65,000 for Make A Difference Trust
by Julie Musbach - Nov 2, 2018

The ever-growing annual fundraiser played two spectacular shows at the Shaftesbury Theatre on Sunday 28 October, celebrating iconic music artists and their sexiest songs. Madonna, Prince, Oasis, Take That and many more were given the Bares treatment, accompanied by an incredible live band and sensational vocalists from many of the West End's biggest shows.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of DICK WHITTINGTON at the London Palladium Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of DICK WHITTINGTON at the London Palladium
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2017

Last night, Wednesday 13 December, Qdos Entertainment's production of Dick Whittington opened at the London Palladium. The show runs for five weeks over the Festive season until Sunday 14 January 2018. Check out photos here!

Photo Flash: Inside ANNIE Gala Night at the Piccadilly Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside ANNIE Gala Night at the Piccadilly Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Last night (2 October 2017) the West End Company of Annie officially welcomed Craig Revel Horwood, who now plays the role of Miss Hannigan in the hit musical at the Piccadilly Theatre.

IFC Premieres 'Dead Set' 5-Part Apocalyptic Gore Fest 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2010

Flesh eating zombies have taken over Britain and are multiplying as quickly as they kill. Survivors must rapidly find ways to endure in a world that offers little refuge. Cocooned in the safety of their 'Big Brother' house, fame-seeking contestants of this hit reality TV game show are safe and blissfully unaware-until 'eviction night,' when all hell breaks loose.

IFC Premieres 'Dead Set' 5-Part Apocalyptic Gore Fest 10/25
by Charlie Piane - Oct 8, 2010

Flesh eating zombies have taken over Britain and are multiplying as quickly as they kill. Survivors must rapidly find ways to endure in a world that offers little refuge. Cocooned in the safety of their 'Big Brother' house, fame-seeking contestants of this hit reality TV game show are safe and blissfully unaware-until 'eviction night,' when all hell breaks loose.