Eileen Atkins News

Date of Birth: June 16, 1934 (83)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville to Star in West End Transfer of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHTJeremy Irons and Lesley Manville to Star in West End Transfer of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Following its sold out run as part of Bristol Old Vic's 250th Anniversary season, Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville will reprise their roles in Richard Eyre's acclaimed production of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night. (more...)

I LOVED LUCY to Transfer to London's Arts Theatre for 7 WeeksI LOVED LUCY to Transfer to London's Arts Theatre for 7 Weeks
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Showered with rave reviews and following two sold-out runs in 2016, Lee Tannen's incredibly personal, funny, bitter-sweet play "I Loved Lucy" about his 10-year relationship with TV comedy legend Lucille Ball is to transfer to London's Arts Theatre for a strictly limited 7-week season from Wednesday 19 July. (more...)

Amy Herzog, Dominique Morisseau, Penelope Skinner and More Among 2017 Finalists for The Suzan Smith Blackburn PrizeAmy Herzog, Dominique Morisseau, Penelope Skinner and More Among 2017 Finalists for The Suzan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

Stage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts MedalStage and Screen Actor John Lithgow to Receive 2017 Harvard Arts Medal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Award-winning actor John Lithgow ('67 ArD '05) is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4 pm at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. (more...)

Ladywatch Awards Announce Nominations; Online Voting Ends 1/12Ladywatch Awards Announce Nominations; Online Voting Ends 1/12
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

LadyWatch with Ryan & Jason - the popular weekly podcast co-hosted by Ryan O'Connor ("Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star') and Jason Powell (Best Worst Movie) have announced the nominees for their Second Annual LadyWatch Awards on the podcast's episode 149: The Second Annual LadyWatch Award Nominations. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

With Great Britain reeling from the devastation of war, young Princess Elizabeth becomes Queen and finds relationships with her loved ones changing forever.  Netflix's THE CROWN exposes the complications of being Queen in this 'Personal Relationships'  trailer below. (more...)


by - Oct 13, 2016

The cast and creators of Netflix's THE CROWN take you behind-the-scenes of the production, giving audiences a  never-before-seen look into the private lives of the infamous ?royal family? in 'The Weight Of The Crown' featurette, released by Netflix today.  (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/11/2016 - Christine Ebersole at the Carlyle, THE CLEARING and More!Broadway AM Report, 10/11/2016 - Christine Ebersole at the Carlyle, THE CLEARING and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 11, 2016

Today's big news: Christine Ebersole brings AFTER THE BALL to Cafe Carlyle, THE CLEARING opens Off-Broadway, and the company of RANCHO VIEJO meets the press, so stay tuned for coverage! (more...)

Belgrade Theatre Wins UK Theatre Award for Promotion of DiversityBelgrade Theatre Wins UK Theatre Award for Promotion of Diversity
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

The Belgrade Theatre has picked up a prestigious UK Theatre award for the Promotion of Diversity at a glittering awards ceremony held at London's Guildhall on Sunday 9th October. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ian McKellen, Eileen Atkins & Vanessa Redgrave at UK Theatre AwardsPhoto Flash: Ian McKellen, Eileen Atkins & Vanessa Redgrave at UK Theatre Awards
by Marianka Swain - Oct 10, 2016

Yesterday UK Theatre gave out awards to leading talents in performing, producing and theatre management throughout the United Kingdom. Sheffield Theatres' SHOW BOAT and FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS together took Best Musical Production, while Clare Burt picked up a performance award for the former and Rebecca Trehearn for the latter. Charlene James won Best New Play for CUTTIN' IT, and Paapa Essiedu Best Performance In A Play for the Royal Shakespeare Company's HAMLET. (more...)

Liverpool Empire Theatre Manager Wins Top UK Theatre AwardLiverpool Empire Theatre Manager Wins Top UK Theatre Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Liverpool Empire Theatre's Diane Belding has been named Theatre Manager of the Year at the prestigious UK Theatre Awards. (more...)

SHOW BOAT, FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS & More Win UK Theatre Awards!SHOW BOAT, FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS & More Win UK Theatre Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

UK Theatre has announced the winners of the UK Theatre Awards 2016 - the only awards to honour outstanding achievement in performing, producing and management in theatres throughout the United Kingdom. (more...)

Photo Flash: Netflix Releases New Images & Trailer for THE CROWNPhoto Flash: Netflix Releases New Images & Trailer for THE CROWN
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

On Friday, November 4th, audiences around the world will be introduced to the Netflix original series THE CROWN and given a sneak behind the curtain on the personal, political and deeply private world of Queen Elizabeth II (more...)

The UK Theatre Awards Announce Vanessa Redgrave as Recipient of the Gielgud AwardThe UK Theatre Awards Announce Vanessa Redgrave as Recipient of the Gielgud Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Vanessa Redgrave is to receive this year's Gielgud Award for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts at the UK Theatre Awards 2016. The ceremony will take place on Sunday 9 October at London's historic Guildhall.   (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 7/5/2016 - PTP/NYC, Fourth of July Hangover and More!Broadway AM Report, 7/5/2016 - PTP/NYC, Fourth of July Hangover and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 5, 2016

Today's big news: 'NO END OF BLAME' and GOOD begin this evening off-Broadway! (more...)

Eileen Atkins' Play VITA AND VIRGINIA to Be Adapted to Big ScreenEileen Atkins' Play VITA AND VIRGINIA to Be Adapted to Big Screen
by Movies News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Chanya Button will bring Dame Eileen Atkins' play VITA AND VIRGINIA to the big screen. The story follows the romance and friendship of famed authors Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West. (more...)

Netflix Reveals Trailers for BLOODLINE, THE CROWN & MARCO POLONetflix Reveals Trailers for BLOODLINE, THE CROWN & MARCO POLO
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Netflix today released premiere date announcements and sneak peeks at the dramas THE CROWN, MARCO POLO and BLOODLINE. (more...)

Dominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize FinalistsDominique Morisseau, Lynn Nottage, Sarah Burgess & More Among 2015-16 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Netflix Drama THE GET DOWNVIDEO: First Look at Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Netflix Drama THE GET DOWN
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

This morning at CES, Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos premiered two First Look videos at upcoming Netflix original series, THE CROWN and THE GET DOWN. (more...)

CLOSER TO HEAVEN Returns to the Unicorn Theatre TonightCLOSER TO HEAVEN Returns to the Unicorn Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Closer to Heaven, the musical by Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys, will return to the Union Theatre following its sell-out run in April 2015, playing from tonight 21 October to Saturday 28 November 2015. (more...)

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