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BWW Interview: Blood, Guts & More - Special Effects in Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Blood, Guts & More - Special Effects in Theatre
by Rona Kelly - Aug 11, 2018

Ever wondered what goes into creating your favourite productions? Those moments of magic (or macabre) where you go 'How did they do that?!' In our new Special Effects series, we'll be discovering how the worlds on stage come to life by exploring the worlds off stage, talking to the creatives and crews from some of the UK's biggest shows and theatre companies. This month, we're looking at stage blood and effects in two infamously bloody shows. We spoke to the Company Stage Manager on Michael Grandage's The Lieutenant of Inishmore and the Designer of the Royal Shakespeare Company's Tamburlaine, who shared their practices (and a few secrets).

Sebastian Faulks to Make Cameo in BIRDSONG at Richmond Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Novelist Sebastian Faulks will be treading the boards in a cameo acting role in Rachel Wagstaff's adaptation of his play BIRDSONG at Richmond Theatre this summer.

BIRDSONG Novelist Sebastian Faulks to Cameo in UK Tour, June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Novelist Sebastian Faulks will be treading the boards in a cameo acting role in Rachel Wagstaff's adaptation of his play BIRDSONG at Richmond Theatre this summer.

Photo Flash: First Look at Peter Duncan, Edmund Wiseman & Emily Bowker in BIRDSONG UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Peter Duncan, Edmund Wiseman and Emily Bowker head the cast of the 2015 national tour of Rachel Wagstaff's stage play BIRDSONG, adapted from the novel by Sebastian Faulks, which will open on 4 February 2015 at the Fairfield Halls in Croydon. The tour has been extended by a week, and will now play Richmond Theatre from 29 June - 4 July.

UK BIRDSONG Reveals Full Cast; Production to Open, Feb. 4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Peter Duncan, Edmund Wiseman and Emily Bowker head the cast of the 2015 national tour of Rachel Wagstaff's stage play BIRDSONG, adapted from the novel by Sebastian Faulks, which will open on 4 February 2015 at the Fairfield Halls in Croydon. The tour has been extended by a week, and will now play Richmond Theatre from 29 June - 4 July.

RSC's RICHARD II, Starring David Tennant, Comes to US Cinemas, Now thru Jan 2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) production of William Shakespeare's RICHARD II with David Tennant in the title role opened last night to rave reviews. The production will be shown across the US and Canada from today, December 3, 2013 to January 2, 2014 as the premiere broadcast of 'Live from Stratford-upon Avon,' a program that will screen RSC productions from Shakespeare's home town around the world.

RSC's RICHARD II with David Tennant Takes in Over £1 million at U.K. Box Office
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) production of William Shakespeare's RICHARD II with David Tennant was screened across the U.K. last Wednesday, November 13th. The production was seen by more than 60,000 people in 364 cinemas across the U.K., generating more than £1 million ($1.6 million) in box office receipts, including the more than 20,000 people who booked tickets for upcoming screenings.

RSC's RICHARD II, Starring David Tennant, Comes to US Cinemas This Winter, Dec 3-Jan 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) production of William Shakespeare's RICHARD II with David Tennant in the title role opened last night to rave reviews. The production will be shown across the US and Canada from December 3, 2013 to January 2, 2014 as the premiere broadcast of 'Live from Stratford-upon Avon,' a program that will screen RSC productions from Shakespeare's home town around the world.

STAGE TUBE: Trailer for RSC's David Tennant-Led RICHARD II, Premiering in Cinemas 12/3
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2013

A new trailer for The Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) production of RICHARD II, which will be played in cinemas around the world, has debuted, featuring a voiceover by Michael Pennington, playing John of Gaunt. Check it out below!

Royal Shakespeare Company's David Tennant-Led RICHARD II to Screen at Cinemas This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in collaboration with Picturehouse Entertainment just announced that Gregory Doran's production of William Shakespeare's RICHARD II with David Tennant will be the first broadcast of 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon,' a program that will screen the RSC's productions from Shakespeare's home town around the world. Limited screenings will take place between December 3 2013 and January 2, 2014 in cities across the United States. Canadian dates and cities will be announced next week. For a current list of participating venues go to http://onscreen.rsc.org.uk/.

Complete Cast Confirmed for Royal Shakespeare Company's David Tennant-Led RICHARD II
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Full casting is now confirmed for Gregory Doran's production of Richard II which plays in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon from 10 October until 16 November before transferring into the Barbican Theatre London from 9 December for a seven week run.

Eyestrings Theatre Company Presents THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, Now thru Sept 8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2012

Formed in 2008 by Cheek by Jowl's Associate Director Owen Horsley, Eyestrings Theatre Company is committed to producing courageous and bold interpretations of the classics. The Arts Council-funded company premieres its new production of Webster's The Duchess of Malfi at the Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford tonight, 5 - 8th September followed by a run at The White Bear Theatre, London 11th - 30th September.

Eyestrings Theatre Company Presents THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, September 5-8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

Formed in 2008 by Cheek by Jowl's Associate Director Owen Horsley, Eyestrings Theatre Company is committed to producing courageous and bold interpretations of the classics. The Arts Council-funded company premieres its new production of Webster's The Duchess of Malfi at the Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford 5 - 8th September followed by a run at The White Bear Theatre, London 11th - 30th September.

Eyestrings Theatre To Present THE DUCHESS OF MALFI At Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

The Arts Council-funded company premieres its new production of Webster's The Duchess of Malfi at the Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford 5 - 8th September followed by a run at The White Bear Theatre, London 11th - 30th September.

Photo Flash: Production Photos of Eduardo de Filippo's FILUMENA, Opens March 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

Michael Attenborough directs Eduardo de Filippo's FILUMENA in a new English version by Tanya Ronder running at the Almeida from March 15 - May 12, 2012, with press night on March 22 at 7pm. Designs are by Robert Jones, with lighting by Tim Mitchell and sound by John Leonard. Filumena is sponsored by Pinsent Masons.

Michael Attenborough to Direct Almeida Theatre's FILUMENA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

Michael Attenborough will direct Eduardo de Filippo's Filumena in a new English version by Tanya Ronder running at the Almeida from 15 March - 12 May 2012, with press night on 22 March at 7pm. Designs are by Robert Jones, with lighting by Tim Mitchell and sound by John Leonard. Filumena is sponsored by Pinsent Masons.

Photo Flash: FILUMENA in Rehearsal at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

Michael Attenborough directs Eduardo De Filippo's Filumena in a new English version by Tanya Ronder running at the Almeida from 15 March - 12 May 2012, with press night on 22 March at 7pm. Designs are by Robert Jones, with lighting by Tim Mitchell and sound by John Leonard. Filumena is sponsored by Pinsent Masons.

Michael Attenborough to Direct Almeida Theatre's FILUMENA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Michael Attenborough will direct Eduardo de Filippo's Filumena in a new English version by Tanya Ronder running at the Almeida from 15 March - 12 May 2012, with press night on 22 March at 7pm. Designs are by Robert Jones, with lighting by Tim Mitchell and sound by John Leonard. Filumena is sponsored by Pinsent Masons.

Will Keen & Anastasia Hillie Star in Cheek By Jowl's MACBETH; Plays U.K. Spring 2010
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2009

Whatsonstage.com reports that Will Keen stars as Macbeth alongside Anastasia Hille as Lady Macbeth in Cheek by Jowl's production of Macbeth, which runs March 24- April 10 at the Barbican Centre.