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An Evening With Dawn French Announced At The London Palladium Photo An Evening With Dawn French Announced At The London Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020

FANE has announced that for one night only, writer, actor and comedy royalty Dawn French will be live in conversation at The London Palladium on 30th November to celebrate the publication of her latest novel Because of You.

Stephanie Blythe, Jack O'Brien, Tom Kitt, and More Join The Studios Of Key West BETWE Photo Stephanie Blythe, Jack O'Brien, Tom Kitt, and More Join The Studios Of Key West BETWEEN TWO PALMS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020

By popular demand, The Studios of Key West has extended its innovative online summer conversation series, 'Between Two Palms,' into the fall. The program invites award-winning theater, television, film and literary personalities online for a lively, unscripted hour-long conversation produced by The Studios.

New Six-Part Comedic Drama THE TROUBLE WITH MAGGIE COLE Premieres Oct. 18 Photo New Six-Part Comedic Drama THE TROUBLE WITH MAGGIE COLE Premieres Oct. 18
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

THE TROUBLE WITH MAGGIE COLE, a new comedic drama from Genial Productions ITV, will air on PBS stations starting Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. ET (check local listings).

Southbank Centre Announces 3-Month Season Of Events Broadcast From The RFH and Beyond Photo Southbank Centre Announces 3-Month Season Of Events Broadcast From The RFH and Beyond
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020

The Southbank Centre today announces details about Inside Out, a brand-new online season of music, literature and comedy from 17 September - 30 December.

Jessica Hynes & Rob Brydon Will Star in ROALD & BEATRIX, THE TAIL OF THE CURIOUS MOUS Photo Jessica Hynes & Rob Brydon Will Star in ROALD & BEATRIX, THE TAIL OF THE CURIOUS MOUSE
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2020

Deadline reports that Jessica Hynes and Rob Brydon have joined the cast of 'Roald & Beatrix, The Tail Of The Curious Mouse.'

VIDEO: Check Out the First Trailer For DEATH ON THE NILE Photo VIDEO: Check Out the First Trailer For DEATH ON THE NILE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020

The first trailer has been released for Twentieth Century Studios' daring mystery-thriller “Death on the Nile”! This tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy, which is directed by and stars five-time Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh and features an all-star cast of suspects, opens in U.S. theaters October 23, 2020. Be sure to check everything out and share with your readers.

King's Head Theatre's Artistic Director Steps Down After a Decade Photo King's Head Theatre's Artistic Director Steps Down After a Decade
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020

Adam Spreadbury-Maher, Artistic Director of the King's Head Theatre, Islington will step down from his post this September after a decade of service. 

Audible Launches New Podcast LOCKED TOGETHER, Featuring Comedic Duos Discussing the L Photo Audible Launches New Podcast LOCKED TOGETHER, Featuring Comedic Duos Discussing the Lockdown
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

According to Deadline, Audible is launching a new free podcast, Locked Together. The podcast will feature comedy duos, talking about how they are handling the lockdown, and sharing anecdotes from their respective experiences.

FROZEN Announces On Sale Plans Ahead Of Opening At Theatre Royal Drury Lane Photo FROZEN Announces On Sale Plans Ahead Of Opening At Theatre Royal Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions today announces public on sale dates for their new production of Frozen in London's West End. The production will reopen the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with previews commencing in October 2020. With music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and book by Jennifer Lee, Frozen a?' directed by Michael Grandage - opens for priority booking late January 2020, with general on sale on 6 March 2020. Groups and schools booking opens on 24 February 2020.

Ovation Acquires Additional Seasons of TRAVEL MAN and MIDSOMER MURDERS Photo Ovation Acquires Additional Seasons of TRAVEL MAN and MIDSOMER MURDERS
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Ovation, America's only arts network, has acquired the non-exclusive U.S. broadcast rights for select seasons in a multi-title deal with all3media international. The deal is for seasons 7 and 8 of Travel Man (8 x '30, 1 x 60' Christmas special), seasons 7 to 11 of Midsomer Murders (38 x 120'), and two seasons of Gordon's Great Escape (7x60'). The announcement was made today by Scott Woodward, EVP Programming and Production, Ovation.

Michael Odewale, Dane Baptiste and Helen Bauer Join The Line-up For DAVE'S EDINBURGH  Photo Michael Odewale, Dane Baptiste and Helen Bauer Join The Line-up For DAVE'S EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARDS LONDON GALAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

This October Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards are in the heart of London's West End direct from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Over the course of three nights at the Duchess Theatre - 14th, 21st and 28th October a?"Best Comedy Show winner, Jordan Brookes will be joined by Best Comedy Show nominees Darren Harriott, The Delightful Sausage, Goodbear, Ivo Graham, Jessica Fostekew, Michael Odewale, Helen Bauer and others to showcase the comedy stars of 2019.

BLITHE SPIRIT Starring Jennifer Saunders Will Embark on a UK Tour and Transfer to the Photo BLITHE SPIRIT Starring Jennifer Saunders Will Embark on a UK Tour and Transfer to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Noël Coward's classic comedy Blithe Spirit, directed by Sir Richard Eyre and starring Jennifer Saunders, will return next year for a UK tour followed by a strictly limited 6-week engagement at the West End's Duke of York's Theatre following a celebrated reception in Bath earlier this summer.

BWW Review: Luisa Omielan Will Make You Laugh and Cry in Her American Debut GOD IS A  Photo BWW Review: Luisa Omielan Will Make You Laugh and Cry in Her American Debut GOD IS A WOMAN
by Melanie Votaw - Sep 16, 2019

Luisa Omielan is the first British comedian to ever receive a BAFTA Breakthrough Award for comedy. Currently making her U.S. debut at Soho Playhouse in her one-woman show, GOD IS A WOMAN, she was also nominated two years in a row for Best Comedy Show at the Melbourne International Festival.

Luisa Omielan To Make American Debut At SoHo Playhouse Photo Luisa Omielan To Make American Debut At SoHo Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

Luisa Omielan, the most famous female British comedian you've never heard of and the first British Comedian to ever receive a BAFTA Breakthrough Award for comedy will be making her highly anticipated American debut this Fall, in a limited engagement Off-Broadway run of GOD IS A WOMAN,  a new comedy with all new material that will run September 12th a?" August 6that SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam Street.

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by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019

BWW Review: LA FILLE DU REGIMENT, Royal Opera House Photo BWW Review: LA FILLE DU REGIMENT, Royal Opera House
by Alexandra Coghlan - Jul 12, 2019

Lighter than a macaron and every bit as deliciously Gallic, Donizetti's La fille du regiment swaps the composer's signature brand of robust, Italian comedy for something frothier, more melt-in-the-mouth. Add to that director Laurent Pelly - go-to Frenchman for whimsy and colour - and you have a classic operatic amuse-bouche.

Celeste Barber Brings the Challenge Accepted Tour in Australia and New Zealand Photo Celeste Barber Brings the Challenge Accepted Tour in Australia and New Zealand
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2019

The Instagram queen of hilarious photo parody, CELESTE BARBER, is bringing her new raw, intimate and self-deprecating stand-up comedy show - Celeste Barber: Challenge Accepted - to Australian and New Zealand theatres this September.

Marlowe Comedy Festival Announces Vic Reeves and Shaun Williamson to Join Richard Her Photo Marlowe Comedy Festival Announces Vic Reeves and Shaun Williamson to Join Richard Herring's RHLSTP Tour
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 19, 2019

THE MARLOWE Comedy Festival has announced that Vic Reeves and Shaun Williamson will join Richard Herring's RHLSTP Tour, here next month (July). The show will be a live recording of Richard's podcast, an award-winning interview series with some of the biggest stars of comedy and entertainment.

Nick Thomas, Theatre Producer & Live Entertainment Entrepreneur Awarded MBE Photo Nick Thomas, Theatre Producer & Live Entertainment Entrepreneur Awarded MBE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Nick Thomas, Chairman and founder of Qdos Entertainment Group - a leading UK theatre operator and a prolific theatre producer - has been awarded the MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

MGCfutures Bursary Programme Opens Applications For The Fourth Year Photo MGCfutures Bursary Programme Opens Applications For The Fourth Year
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

Artistic Director of MGC, Michael Grandage today announces the fourth annual MGCfutures Bursary Programme is now open for applications. MGCfutures is a charity, formed in 2012. The bursaries programme was launched in 2016 for arts practitioners who show a commitment to their chosen career and look to progress to the next stage of their development.

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