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HOWERD'S END Starring Simon Cartwright and Mark Farrelly to Premiere at The Golden Go Photo HOWERD'S END Starring Simon Cartwright and Mark Farrelly to Premiere at The Golden Goose
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020

'Howerd's End' will get its world premiere at the new Golden Goose Theatre. This brand new play by Mark Farrelly ('Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope') takes you to the heart of Frankie and Dennis' clandestine relationship, which lasted from the 1950s until Frankie's death in 1992. It also affords a glorious opportunity to encounter Frankie in full-flight stand up mode.

KWPR Announces The World Premiere Of HOWERDS END Photo KWPR Announces The World Premiere Of HOWERDS END
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

'Howerd's End' directed by Joe Harmston explores the clandestine relationship between comedy legend Frankie Howerd and Dennis Heymer from the 1950s until Frankie's death in 1992.

BWW Interview: Shane Richie Talks THE ENTERTAINER Photo BWW Interview: Shane Richie Talks THE ENTERTAINER
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Sep 12, 2019

Known to audiences as Alfie Moon from EastEnders, Shane Richie recently playing Hugo/Loco Chanelle in the West End's Everybody's Talking About Jamie, and can currently be found touring the UK as Archie Rice in John Osborne's The Entertainer.

Casting Announced For 50th Anniversary Audio Recording Of UP POMPEII Photo Casting Announced For 50th Anniversary Audio Recording Of UP POMPEII
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Multi award winning David Benson is to lead an all-star cast in a sparkling new audio recording of the Frankie Howerd comedy classic, 'Up Pompeii'.

BWW Review: AS A MAN GROWS YOUNGER, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre Photo BWW Review: AS A MAN GROWS YOUNGER, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 22, 2019

David Bromley brings Italo Svevo back to life in Howard Colyer's monologue, As A Man Grows Younger, and finds plenty of parallels with the Europe of today.

Book Review: DRAMATIC EXCHANGES, ed. Daniel Rosenthal Photo Book Review: DRAMATIC EXCHANGES, ed. Daniel Rosenthal
by Marianka Swain - Nov 26, 2018

This fascinating tome offers an insider's history of the National Theatre, via some 800 letters exchanged between Artistic Directors, actors, directors, playwrights, politicians, agents, critics and more. From arcane trivia through to vigorous words on the very nature and purpose of drama, it's a theatre geek's must-have.

David Benson & Jack Lane Star in DAD'S ARMY RADIO SHOW Photo David Benson & Jack Lane Star in DAD'S ARMY RADIO SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Two acclaimed actors play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of three classic Dad's Army radio episodes based on favourite scripts from the original TV series. Dad's Army Radio Show celebrates 50 years of Jimmy Perry and David Croft's quintessential sitcom, which won the Best One-Liner accolade in a poll of comedians conducted by digital channel Gold, with the immortal words "Don't tell him, Pike" from The Deadly Attachment episode.

Full Cast Announced For World Premiere Of David Walliams' BILLIONAIRE BOY THE MUSICAL Photo Full Cast Announced For World Premiere Of David Walliams' BILLIONAIRE BOY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Sam Hodges today announces the full cast for the world premiere stage adaptation of David Walliams' Billionaire Boy The Musical. Luke Shepard directs Alex "Teddy" Clements (MD / Ensemble), Ryan Heenan (Joe Spud), Avita Jay (Sapphire / Raj), Eleanor Kane (Lauren), Lem Knights (Bob), Jared Leathwood (Dave Grubb), Natalie Morgan (Sue Grubb), Daisy Noir (Drummer / Ensemble), Dean Nolan (Len Spud) and Sophia Nomvete (Bobs Mum (Gwen). The production, which marks Miranda Cooper and Nick Coler's first musical opens on 28 November, with previews from 19 November, and runs until 6 January in Southampton. Billionaire Boy The Musical then tours to Manchester, Coventry and Cardiff.

Birmingham Stage Company's Production Of David Walliams' AWFUL AUNTIE To Open At Bloo Photo Birmingham Stage Company's Production Of David Walliams' AWFUL AUNTIE To Open At Bloomsbury Theatre After Its Major Renovation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Fresh from a fifteen month UK tour Birmingham Stage Company today announces a London run for David Walliams' Awful Auntie - opening the Bloomsbury Theatre following the venue's major renovation. Adapted and directed by Neal Foster the production opens on 12 December and runs until 5 January.

BWW Review: SANCHO - AN ACT OF REMEMBRANCE, Wilton's Music Hall Photo BWW Review: SANCHO - AN ACT OF REMEMBRANCE, Wilton's Music Hall
by Gary Naylor - Jun 7, 2018

Paterson Joseph's homage to a forgotten person, indeed, a forgotten people, has its moments but ultimately falls short of the drama required for it to really fly.

Stage Adaptation of David Walliams's GANSTA GRANNY Returns To The West End Photo Stage Adaptation of David Walliams's GANSTA GRANNY Returns To The West End
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Birmingham Stage Company today announces the return of their smash-hit adaptation of David Walliams's bestselling book, Gangsta Granny, to the West End. The Olivier Award and UK Theatre Award nominated production opens at the Harold Pinter Theatre for a limited two week run, opening on 16 August, with previews from 14 August, and running until 26 August. Tickets go on sale today via ATG pre-sale and general on-sale on 3 May.

David Walliams Meets his AWFUL AUNTIE in the World Premiere Theatre Production of his Photo David Walliams Meets his AWFUL AUNTIE in the World Premiere Theatre Production of his Bestselling Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The bestselling children's author David Walliams came face-to-face today for the first time with one of his most monstrous creations, Aunt Alberta.

BWW Review: LOST WEST END VINTAGE, Stage Door Records Photo BWW Review: LOST WEST END VINTAGE, Stage Door Records
by Nicky Sweetland - Aug 22, 2017

There's such a rich history of musical theatre in London. World renowned, the West End has become a place of pilgrimage for the stagey community. But if you would like to understand better the heritage of the theatrical community and find out the origins of some of the biggest and most famous shows in the world, the new Lost West End Vintage album is a good starting point.

Full Casting Announced for CHINESE WHISPERS at Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Full casting is announced today for Ian Lindsay and Jeremy Cantwell's Chinese Whispers, which receives its world premiere at Greenwich Theatre from Thursday 13th to Sunday 23rd July 2017, with a press night on Friday 14th July.

New Double Album LOST WEST END VINTAGE 1948-1962 Celebrates London's Forgotten Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

???????Following the critically acclaimed release of 'Lost West End' (2015) and 'Lost West End 2' (2016), albums highlighted in both The Sunday Times and The Guardian, Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with the 2CD set 'Lost West End Vintage' released on July 28th 2017.

David Walliams' THE FIRST HIPPO ON THE MOON Lands at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

3โ€ฆ2โ€ฆ1โ€ฆ Blast Off! Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences will have the chance to experience an explosively funny space adventure as David Walliams' stage adaptation of The First Hippo on the Moon touches down in Edinburgh this August.

World Premiere of HOWERD'S END Explores the Untold Story of Comedy Legend Frankie Howerd
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

March 6, 2017 marks the centenary of the birth of a comedy legend: Frankie Howerd, who was and still is "one of Britain's best-loved comedians". A radical, whose courage and innovation as a performer have too often been obscured by cosy nostalgia, he was the first stand-up to dispense with conventional punchlines and slick patter, instead crafting stumbling, surreal streams of insecurity, based on his sense of inadequacy, disappointment and sheer unsuitability to the very job of being a comedian.

David Glass to Direct a Devised, Immersive Performance of SHINING at The Chine Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

A collaborative performance from BA (Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Costumeand Performance Design, BA (Hons) Make Up for Media and Performance.

David Glass to Direct a Devised, Immersive Performance of SHINING at The Chine Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

A collaborative performance from BA (Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Costumeand Performance Design, BA (Hons) Make Up for Media and Performance.

David Glass to Direct a Devised, Immersive Performance of SHINING at The Chine Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

A collaborative performance from BA (Hons) Acting, BA (Hons) Costumeand Performance Design, BA (Hons) Make Up for Media and Performance.

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