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Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announce The Commissioning Of 12 New Plays Photo Birmingham Repertory Theatre Announce The Commissioning Of 12 New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020

Today, Birmingham Repertory Theatre has announced 12 new commissions titled The Park Bench Plays a?" a series of micro-plays that illuminate, interrogate and even celebrate today's socially distanced world.

Comedy Venue 2Northdown Owner Launches Production Company Laughing Around Photo Comedy Venue 2Northdown Owner Launches Production Company Laughing Around
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

TicketText Group (TTG), the company behind the renowned London King's Cross comedy venue 2Northdown and ticketing operator TicketText, have announced the launch of Laughing Around, a production company specialising in live comedy that will create original digital content.

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.

Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner And Best Show Nominees Come To The West End For  Photo Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner And Best Show Nominees Come To The West End For Three Nights Only
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 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 and others to showcase the comedy stars of 2019.

Dave Gorman Brings His New Show 'With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoin Photo Dave Gorman Brings His New Show 'With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint' To Worthing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

Dave Gorman, the man behind Dave TV's hit show Modern Life Is Goodish as well as Are You Dave Gorman? and Googlewhack Adventure, is back on the road with a brand new live show, With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint. The hilarious show will be at the Pavilion Theatre on Thursday 24 October, at 8pm.

Darlington Hippodrome Marks 112th Birthday With New Autumn Season Announcements Photo Darlington Hippodrome Marks 112th Birthday With New Autumn Season Announcements
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019

Winners Announced For The 2019 Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2019 Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2019

Jordan Brookes has been announced as the winner of Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards for Best Comedy Show and Catherine Cohen is Best Newcomer.

Nominees Announced For The 2019 Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards Photo Nominees Announced For The 2019 Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Today the 2019 nominees were announced for Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, now in its 39th year, for Best Comedy Show and Best Newcomer.

TERRIBLY FUNNY Comes to Worthing This October Photo TERRIBLY FUNNY Comes to Worthing This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Don't miss the opportunity to see some incredible comedy in Worthing this October!

Assembly Festival Announces Comedy Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Assembly Festival, 31 July - 26 Aug, has a stellar selection of stand up with over 80 shows lined up for audiences, including the star of Netflix's Comedians of the World Aditi Mittal; Indian stand-up Anuvab Pal taking on the British Empire in Democracy and Disco Dancing; the feisty and hilarious Cally Beaton (Best of the Fringe 2017) with her show Invisible; Chris Parker; host of Whose Line Is It Anyway Clive Anderson; Ed Byrne, Frank Skinner, George Egg, Hardeep Singh Kohli, Jason Byrne, Jena Friedman, Joanne McNally, the young and extremely talented impressionist Josh Berry, Larry Dean, Milton Jones in Milton Impossible; Nath Valvo; star of Parks and Recreation comedian Nick Offerman; Nish Kumar; Fringe first-timer & US stand-up star Phoebe Robinson; legends Simon Evans, Russell Howard; Pinder-prize winner Sam Taunton;Shane Todd, Guy Montgomery, Stewart Francis with a new show Into the Punset; Scottish festival favourite Susie McCabe; and Timandra Harkness with her new solo comedy show Take A Risk.

Assembly Festival Announces More Shows On Sale Photo Assembly Festival Announces More Shows On Sale
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 17, 2019

Assembly Festival Announces More Shows On Sale

Darlington Hippodrome Announces Summer Season Launch Photo Darlington Hippodrome Announces Summer Season Launch
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

Darlington Hippodrome has lifted the lid on a selection of new shows for its Summer 2019 season.

David Baddiel Adds Second Sydney Show To Olivier-Nominated 'My Family: Not The Sitcom Photo David Baddiel Adds Second Sydney Show To Olivier-Nominated 'My Family: Not The Sitcom' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018

A second Sydney performance has been added to meet demand for UK comedy royalty David Baddiel's Olivier-nominated one-man stage show My Family: Not The Sitcom. Frontier Comedy are thrilled to announce that David will perform a second Seymour Centre show today 15 September.

David Baddiel Adds Second Sydney Show To Olivier-Nominated 'My Family: Not The Sitcom Photo David Baddiel Adds Second Sydney Show To Olivier-Nominated 'My Family: Not The Sitcom' Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

A second Sydney performance has been added to meet demand for UK comedy royalty David Baddiel's Olivier-nominated one-man stage show My Family: Not The Sitcom. Frontier Comedy are thrilled to announce that David will perform a second Seymour Centre show on Saturday 15 September.

EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Moon Photo EDINBURGH 2018: BWW Q&A- Moon
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 27, 2018

BWW catches up with  Jack Chisnall and Joshua Dolphin to chat about bringing Moon to the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

PBH Free Fringe Introduce Access For All Shows Photo PBH Free Fringe Introduce Access For All Shows
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 19, 2018

This year PBH Free Fringe is pleased to announce a special roster of rotating shows in a venue offering full disabled access.

Directors And Cast Announced For Debut Plays At Edinburgh Fringe Photo Directors And Cast Announced For Debut Plays At Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

BBC Arts and Avalon announce today the casting and directors for DEBUT - a unique new initiative enabling four professional creatives - Bim Adewunmi, Katherine Parkinson, Beryl Richards and Frank Skinner - who have never written for the stage before to create their debut play. All four plays will be directed by emerging directors giving a new generation of talent an opportunity to direct a play at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018.

Final Round of Shows On Sale For the Pleasance's Festival Programme Photo Final Round of Shows On Sale For the Pleasance's Festival Programme
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The Pleasance is a place for experiences and, this year, marks Pleasance's boldest programme yet. From the funny to the sorrowful, the political to the magical, the Pleasance has always been a place for incredible stories and 2018 takes this tradition to a new level.

JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Extends Through April 1, Matt McGrath Takes Over Lead Role Photo JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Extends Through April 1, Matt McGrath Takes Over Lead Role
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Due to demand, The New Group has announced a three-week extension for Jerry Springer - The Opera, with Matt McGrath appearing as Jerry Springer beginning March 13.  Terrence Mann, currently appearing in the role of Jerry Springer, plays his final performance March 11 due to an existing commitment beyond that date.

David Baddiel Brings His Olivier-Nominated Show MY FAMILY: NOT THE SITCOM Photo David Baddiel Brings His Olivier-Nominated Show MY FAMILY: NOT THE SITCOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Frontier Comedy are thrilled to announce that accomplished comedian, author, screenwriter and television presenter David Baddiel will bring his acclaimed, Olivier-nominated one-man stage show My Family: Not The Sitcom to Australia in September following a UK tour, a sold-out run in London and two critically-acclaimed West End runs.

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