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AL MURRAY'S GREAT BRITISH PUB QUIZ to Premiere on QuestAL MURRAY'S GREAT BRITISH PUB QUIZ to Premiere on Quest
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Welcome to your new favourite local pub for a brand-new entertainment series exclusive to Quest,AL MURRAY'S GREAT BRITISH PUB QUIZ. (more...)

Comedy Award Nominee Glenn Moore Announces Week Long Run At Soho Theatre Following Triumph At FringeComedy Award Nominee Glenn Moore Announces Week Long Run At Soho Theatre Following Triumph At Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Comedy Award Nominee Glenn Moore Announces Week Long Run At Soho Theatre Following Triumph At Fringe (more...)

Dave Gorman Brings His New Tour To Edinburgh Playhouse This WeekDave Gorman Brings His New Tour To Edinburgh Playhouse This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Funny man Dave Gorman comes to Edinburgh Playhouse this week as part of his With Great Powerpoint Comes Great Responsibilitypoint tour. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For the World Premiere of WOMEN IN POWER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST), Samuel Hodges, today announces full casting for the world premiere of Women in Power. NST Associate Director Blanche McIntyre directs Lydia Bewley, best known for The Inbetweeners, Plebs and E4's comedy Drifters, Elizabeth Boag, Anna Fordham, Lisa Kerr, Anne Odeke and Alicia Mckenzie. The production, in association with Oxford Playhouse, sees some of the UK's most influential female voices, Wendy Cope, Jenny Eclair, Suhayla El-Bushra, Natalie Haynes, Shappi Khorsandi, Jess Phillips MP and Brona C Titley, come together to write this musical comedy based on the Greek classic, The Assemblywomen. The production opens on 13 September at NST City, with previews from 6 September and runs until 29 September. It will then run at Oxford Playhouse from 3 - 6 October. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

It was announced today (Wednesday 25 July 2018) that the critically acclaimed TV trio, Rob Brydon, Lee Mack & David Mitchell will tour the UK for the first time in 2019. Brydon, Mack & Mitchell In Your Town will see the much-loved comedians and master-raconteurs play selected theatres around the UK, with dates in Sheffield, Portsmouth, Swansea, Cardiff, Southend and Brighton. (more...)

Dave Gorman's Sell Out Tour Extended for Second Time with Multiple Shows Added at Many of the UK's Biggest TheatersDave Gorman's Sell Out Tour Extended for Second Time with Multiple Shows Added at Many of the UK's Biggest Theaters
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

It was announced today (Wednesday 20th June 2018) that Dave Gorman's upcoming (already largely sold out) tour With Great Powerpoint Comes Great Responsibilitypoint has been extended for a second time with 19 new shows added in early 2019, including third dates being made available at London's iconic Royal Festival Hall, Birmingham's Symphony Hall, Coventry's Warwick Art's Centre, Hull's City Hall and Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall, with a fifth date made available for Manchester's The Lowry (Salford). Starting this September and now playing 61 shows, at some of the biggest theatres in the country, this tour will see Dave combine his unique and critically acclaimed style of stand-up and visual story-telling. (more...)

Dave Gorman's Sell Out Tour Extended for Second Time with Multiple Sows Added Throughout the UKDave Gorman's Sell Out Tour Extended for Second Time with Multiple Sows Added Throughout the UK
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

It was announced today (Wednesday 20th June 2018) that Dave Gorman's upcoming (already largely sold out) tour With Great Powerpoint Comes Great Responsibilitypoint has been extended for a second time with 19 new shows added in early 2019, including third dates being made available at London's iconic Royal Festival Hall, Birmingham's Symphony Hall, Coventry's Warwick Art's Centre, Hull's City Hall and Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall, with a fifth date made available for Manchester's The Lowry (Salford). Starting this September and now playing 61 shows, at some of the biggest theatres in the country, this tour will see Dave combine his unique and critically acclaimed style of stand-up and visual story-telling. (more...)

Jess Phillips To Join Writing Team For World Premiere Of WOMEN IN POWERJess Phillips To Join Writing Team For World Premiere Of WOMEN IN POWER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces Labour MP, Jess Phillips will join the writing team for the world premiere of Women In Power. The production sees some of the UK's most influential female voices, including Wendy Cope, Jenny Eclair, Suhayla El-Bushra, Natalie Haynes, Shappi Khorsandi and Brona C Titley, come together to write this musical comedy based on the Greek classic, The Assemblywomen. Directed by NST Associate Director Blanche McIntyre, the production opens on 6 September at NST City and runs until 29 September. (more...)

Thunderbards Take Their Greatest Hits On TourThunderbards Take Their Greatest Hits On Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Comedians, actors, writers and nice young men Glenn Moore (Mock The Week, BBC Two) and Matt Stevens (Sketchorama, BBC Radio 4) are set to parade their greatest comedy skits and sketches nationwide as their critically acclaimed sketch duo alter-egos Thunderbards from January 2018 through to May 2018 following a celebrated month-long run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Southbank Centre Announces New Associate Companies And 2018/19 Performance, Dance And Comedy ProgrammeSouthbank Centre Announces New Associate Companies And 2018/19 Performance, Dance And Comedy Programme
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Today Southbank Centre announces its 2018/19 performance, dance and comedy programme, celebrating the reopening of its restored and redesigned cultural venues, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room, and welcoming new and returning companies to its stages. (more...)

New Series UNSPUN WITH MATT FORDE Extends to Eight EpisodesNew Series UNSPUN WITH MATT FORDE Extends to Eight Episodes
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Following a Best Entertainment Programme nomination from the Broadcast Digital Awards, UNSPUN WITH MATT FORDE returns to Dave with an extra three episodes commissioned, starting from Sunday 28th January at 10pm. (more...)

Adam Hess And Glenn Moore Join Forces And Embark On A Nationwide TourAdam Hess And Glenn Moore Join Forces And Embark On A Nationwide Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Adam Hess and prolific stand-up, writer, and sketch comedian Glenn Moore (Mock The Week, BBC Two) are set to embark on a double headed UK tour, performing their critically acclaimed comedy from 9th February to 3rd May. (more...)

Stand-Up Comedian Dave Gorman Set to Embark on Nationwide Tour in Autumn 2018Stand-Up Comedian Dave Gorman Set to Embark on Nationwide Tour in Autumn 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

It was announced today (13th November 2017) that Dave Gorman is set to embark on brand new tour With Great Powerpoint Comes Great Responsibilitypoint in Autumn 2018. Over forty-three dates, Dave will combine his unique style of stand-up and visual story-telling at some of the biggest theatres (more...)

Dave Gorman Presents Fifth Series Examining Modern Life This OctoberDave Gorman Presents Fifth Series Examining Modern Life This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Ratings and critical hit, DAVE GORMAN MODERN LIFE IS GOODISH will return to Dave for a fifth series, starting at 10pm on 31st October. After attracting a peak of 1.5 million viewers and regularly receiving a total audience of over a million per episode in series four, the show is one of UKTV's most successful original commissions. (more...)

Dave Gorman Presents Fifth Series Examining Modern Life This OctoberDave Gorman Presents Fifth Series Examining Modern Life This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Ratings and critical hit, DAVE GORMAN MODERN LIFE IS GOODISH will return to Dave for a fifth series, starting at 10pm on 31st October. After attracting a peak of 1.5 million viewers and regularly receiving a total audience of over a million per episode in series four, the show is one of UKTV's most successful original commissions. (more...)

THE MAN CALLED MONKHOUSE to Tour Following Sold Out Run in Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

In July 1995, alone in his cramped study, among thousands of showbusiness artefacts, film stock and memories the comic legend Bob Monkhouse realises his treasured joke books have been stolen. This is something of a disaster in the world of the obsessive performer and joke-smith. As the reality of the situation sinks in, he is forced into an uneasy introspection. The Man Called Monkhouse traces his life through a difficult childhood, via the vertiginous heights of television superstardom, the dent in his status during the 'new wave' comedy of the late '80s and finishes with a re-born Bob, back on TV and finally feted as the comic genius he undoubtedly was. (more...)

Tonight's Jason Robert Brown Concert at SubCulture Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

SubCulture's scheduled Jason Robert Brown concert, featuring guest artist Sierra Boggess, has been cancelled tonight due to inclement weather, it was announced this afternoon. (more...)

Marlowe Studio Presents Dave Gorman: Work In Progress, Now thru 23 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

There are still tickets left to see comedian Dave Gorman in one of three shows at The Marlowe Studio later this week. In preparation for the next series of his hit TV show Modern Life is Goodish (Dave TV), he will be bringing new material to Canterbury. Taking a mischievous look at modern life, Gorman will share his observations and frustrations with a little help from his laptop. (more...)

Marlowe Studio Presents Dave Gorman: Work In Progress, 19-23 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

There are still tickets left to see comedian Dave Gorman in one of three shows at The Marlowe Studio later this week. In preparation for the next series of his hit TV show Modern Life is Goodish (Dave TV), he will be bringing new material to Canterbury. Taking a mischievous look at modern life, Gorman will share his observations and frustrations with a little help from his laptop. (more...)

MORECAMBE Embarks on UK Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

On the night of 28th May 1984 the best-loved comedian this country has ever produced died suddenly from a heart attack. Four years previously on Christmas Day 1977 The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Special attracted 28 million viewers - half the entire population of the UK at the time. In the thirty years since Eric Morecambe's untimely death his popularity has not waned. With numerous tribute programmes, TV re-runs and DVD releases, his work, as one half of Britain's most popular double act ever, has been kept alive and introduced to a whole new generation of fans. In 2014 to mark the thirtieth anniversary of Morecambe's passing a brand new production of the Olivier award winning West End play that celebrates the life of the man who played all the right notes but not necessarily in the right order, embarks on a major national tour. (more...)

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