Scoop: HOUDINI & DOYLE on FOX - Monday, June 13, 2016
by - Jun 13, 2016

Get all the scoop on HOUDINI & DOYLE, airing on FOX on Monday, June 13, 2016! (more...)

Pippa Bennett-Warner and Samuel Barnett Lead THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM, Opening Tonight at the National
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The National Theatre will present THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM in its Olivier Theatre, beginning May 19, 2015. Pippa Bennett-Warner will star as 'Dorinda' opposite Samuel Barnett as 'Mr Aimwell'. Simon Godwin will direct the production, slated to open tonight, May 26, and playing through July 19, 2015. (more...)

Pippa Bennett-Warner and Samuel Barnett Lead THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM, Beginning Tonight at the National
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

The National Theatre presents THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM in its Olivier Theatre, beginning tonight, May 19, 2015. Pippa Bennett-Warner will star as 'Dorinda' opposite Samuel Barnett as 'Mr Aimwell'. (more...)

National Theatre Live Will Bring THE BEAUX STRATAGEM to Cinemas This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

National Theatre Live has announced an international broadcast of George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash 'The Beaux' Stratagem,' directed by Simon Godwin (Man and Superman), to cinemas internationally on Thursday, September 24, 2015. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. This week, NT Live will broadcast Tom Stoppard's new play 'The Hard Problem,' directed by Nicholas Hytner, on Thursday, April 16. Also, it has been announced that the Donmar Warehouse's critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare's 'Coriolanus,' starring Tom Hiddleston in the title role and directed by Josie Rourke, will have an encore screening internationally on Thursday, November 12. (more...)

Shahid Nadeem's DARA Continues at the National Through April 4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

DARA, adapted by Tanya Ronder from Shahid Nadeem's play, originally performed by Ajoka Theatre, Pakistan, opened in the Lyttelton Theatre on 27 January, directed by Nadia Fall. The show runs through 4 April 2015. (more...)

Pippa Bennett-Warner and Samuel Barnett to Lead THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM at the National
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The National Theatre will present THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM in its Olivier Theatre, beginning May 19, 2015. Pippa Bennett-Warner will star as 'Dorinda' opposite Samuel Barnett as 'Mr Aimwell'. (more...)

Shahid Nadeem's DARA Continues at the National Through April 4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

DARA, adapted by Tanya Ronder from Shahid Nadeem's play, originally performed by Ajoka Theatre, Pakistan, opened in the Lyttelton Theatre on 27 January, directed by Nadia Fall. The show runs through 4 April 2015. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Bring BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS to Cinemas in March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Celebrating its 6th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announcedan international broadcast of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, a new play by David Hare, based on the book by Katherine Boo, directed by Rufus Norris, live from The National Theatre of Great Britain's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, March 12, 2015. (more...)

David Hare's BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS Opens Tonight at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

The National Theatre presents David Hare's new play Behind the Beautiful Forevers, directed by Rufus Norris and starring Meera Syal and Shane Zaza. (more...)

Pearl Chandra, Michael Shaeffer and More Join Hampstead Downstairs' GODCHILD, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Hampstead Downstairs/The Peter Wolff Trust present GODCHILD by Deborah Bruce, directed by Michael Attenborough and designed by Francesca Ready, with lighting design by Oliver Fenwick and sound design by John Leonard. The show runs tonight, 31 October - 30 November 2013. Pearl Chandra, Michael Shaeffer and Chook Sibtain join Tracy-Ann Oberman in Deborah Bruce's dark comedy. (more...)

Pearl Chandra, Michael Shaeffer and More Join Hampstead Downstairs' GODCHILD; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Hampstead Downstairs/The Peter Wolff Trust present GODCHILD by Deborah Bruce, directed by Michael Attenborough and designed by Francesca Ready, with lighting design by Oliver Fenwick and sound design by John Leonard. The show runs 31 October - 30 November 2013. (more...)

Almeida Theatre's KING LEAR Will Have 3/15 Fundraising Screening at BAFTA's Princess Anne Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

On Friday 15 March 2013 at 7pm, Digital Theatre's film version of Michael Attenborough's Almeida Theatre production of King Lear will have a fundraising screening at BAFTA's Princess Anne Theatre. (more...)

Digital Theatre's Next Release Will Be KING LEAR, Starring Jonathan Pryce
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

Digital Theatre today (12 February 2013) announces its next release - Tony and Olivier Award-winning actor Jonathan Pryce stars in Michael Attenborough's production of William Shakespeare's King Lear. The production, the second collaboration between Digital Theatre and the Almeida Theatre, was captured live in October 2012 during the play's sell-out run. (more...)

Review Roundup: Jonathan Pryce in Almeida's KING LEAR
by Review Roundups - Sep 12, 2012

Michael Attenborough's production of William Shakespeare's King Lear is playing at The Almeida Theatre until 3 November 2012, with press night 11 September. Designs are by Tom Scutt with lighting by Jon Clark and sound and music by Dan Jones. The Almeida's production of King Lear is part of the World Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jonathan Pryce and More in Michael Attenborough's KING LEAR at the Almeida
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2012

Michael Attenborough's production of William Shakespeare's King Lear is playing at the Almeida Theatre until 3 November 2012, with press night 11 September. Designs are by Tom Scutt with lighting by Jon Clark and sound and music by Dan Jones. The Almeida's production of King Lear is part of the World Shakespeare Festival. The festival, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company for London 2012, will showcase the best of the UK and international creative talents, exploring the contemporary relevance of Shakespeare. Below, get a first look at Jonathan Pryce as King Lear with the rest of the cast onstage! (more...)

Photo Flash: Jonathan Pryce and More Rehearse for Michael Attenborough's KING LEAR at the Almeida!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

Michael Attenborough will direct Jonathan Pryce as William Shakespeare's King Lear running at the Almeida Theatre from the 31 August - 3 November 2012, with press night 11 September. Designs are by Tom Scutt with lighting by Jon Clark and sound and music by Dan Jones. The Almeida's production of King Lear is part of the World Shakespeare Festival. The festival, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company for London 2012, will showcase the best of the UK and international creative talents, exploring the contemporary relevance of Shakespeare. Check out photos of Pryce and the rest of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Jonathan Pryce, Kieran Bew et al to Lead Attenborough's KING LEAR; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

Michael Attenborough will direct Jonathan Pryce as William Shakespeare's KING LEAR running at the Almeida Theatre from the 31 August - 3 November 2012. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Sheffield Season; Simm, Cohu And Sher All To Star
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2009

John Simm will make his Sheffield Crucible stage debut as Hamlet in September 2010. The production will reunite him with Sheffield's Associate Director Paul Miller - the two last collaborated on Elling which originated at the Bush Theatre before transferring to the West End. Simm was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor for this role. (more...)