BWW Review: THE WIDER EARTH, Natural History MuseumBWW Review: THE WIDER EARTH, Natural History Museum
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 13, 2018

The National History Museum unveils a brand new theatre in the Jerwood Gallery with Trish Wadley Productions and Dead Puppet Society's The Wider Earth. After sold-out seasons in Australia, it's ready to cast its spell on London as well. The coming-of-age play sees a rebellious and pre-beard Charles Darwin embarking on the voyage that will change his (and our) life. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIDER EARTH at the Natural History MuseumPhoto Flash: First Look at THE WIDER EARTH at the Natural History Museum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Following sold-out seasons in Brisbane and Sydney, the award-winning Darwin drama The Wider Earth, featuring over 30 extraordinary puppets, will have its European premiere at one of the world's most iconic buildings. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE WIDER EARTH at The Natural History MuseumPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE WIDER EARTH at The Natural History Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Award-winning Darwin drama The Wider Earth has announced its cast which features War Horse actors, Ian Houghton, Andrew Bridgmont and Matt Tait. Written and directed by Dead Puppet Society's Creative Director David Morton, The Wider Earth was initially conceived in 2013 in Cape Town during a mentorship with Handspring Puppet Company, the creative team behind War Horse. This visually spectacular production features 30 extraordinary puppets representing the tropical wildlife Darwin encountered on his voyage. The production will have its European premiere in the first performance theatre ever to be built at the Natural History Museum. (more...)

Cast Announced For Darwin Drama THE WIDER EARTHCast Announced For Darwin Drama THE WIDER EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Award-winning Darwin drama The Wider Earth has announced its cast which features War Horse actors, Ian Houghton, Andrew Bridgmont and Matt Tait. Written and directed by Dead Puppet Society's Creative Director David Morton, The Wider Earth was initially conceived in 2013 in Cape Town during a mentorship with Handspring Puppet Company, the creative team behind War Horse. This visually spectacular production features 30 extraordinary puppets representing the tropical wildlife Darwin encountered on his voyage. The production will have its European premiere in the first performance theatre ever to be built at the Natural History Museum. (more...)

The Festival Theatre Presents Exclusive Scottish Dates Of Explosive Political Drama THIS HOUSEThe Festival Theatre Presents Exclusive Scottish Dates Of Explosive Political Drama THIS HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The Festival Theatre is delighted to present the exclusive Scottish dates of James Graham's critically acclaimed and prescient political drama THIS HOUSE. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of THIS HOUSEPhoto Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of THIS HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

James Graham's critically acclaimed and prescient political drama takes on a new importance in the current political climate. Are we in the midst of a political revolution? Can the country stay united? Roll back to 1974... The corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of infighting and back biting as Britain's political parties' battle to change the future of the nation, whatever it takes. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK Tour of THIS HOUSEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK Tour of THIS HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Rehearsals have begun for the first UK tour of This House, which opens at West Yorkshire Playhouse on 23 February (national press night 28 February). (more...)

Casting Announced for the UK Tour of James Graham's THIS HOUSECasting Announced for the UK Tour of James Graham's THIS HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

The cast who play a colourful host of MPs and Whips - is Ian Barritt (Batley & Morley/Woolwich West/Belfast North/Western Isles & Ensemble), William Chubb (Humphrey Atkins), Giles Cooper (Fred Silvester), Stephen Critchlow (Bromsgrove/Abingdon/Liverpool Edge Hill/Paisley/Fermanagh & Ensemble), James Gaddas (Walter Harrison), Natalie Grady (Ann Taylor), Ian Houghton (Armagh, Ambulance Man, Ensemble), David Hounslow (Joe Harper), Marcus Hutton (Ensemble), Harry Kershaw (Paddington South/Chelmsford/South Ayrshire/Henley/Marioneth /Coventry North West/Rushcliffe/Perry Barr & Ensemble), Louise Ludgate (Rochester & Chatham/Welwyn & Hatfield/Coventry South West/Ilford North/Lady Batley & Ensemble), Geoffrey Lumb (Clockmaker/Peebles/Redditch/Stirlingshire West/Clerk & Ensemble), Nicholas Lumley (Oxshott/Belfast West/St Helens & Ensemble), Martin Marquez (Bob Mellish), Matthew Pidgeon (Jack Weatherill), Miles Richardson (Speaker Act I/Mansfield/Sergeant at Arms Act II/West Lothian & Ensemble), Tony Turner (Michael Cocks), Orlando Wells (Walsall North/Plymouth Sutton/Serjeant at Arms Act I/Speaker Act II/Caernarfon/Clerk & Ensemble) and Charlotte Worthing (Ensemble). Ian Houghton, David Hounslow, Matthew Pidgeon, Tony Turner and Orlando Wells return to This House having previously appeared in the West End production. (more...)

Short Play Champions The Miniaturists Launch PodcastShort Play Champions The Miniaturists Launch Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Long running short plays event producer The Miniaturists are launching a brand new Miniaturists Podcast series on Thursday 16th November, showcasing short plays by the most exciting emerging and established playwrights (more...)

Jeff Fahey, Jack Shepherd, and More Join Martin Shaw in THE BEST MANJeff Fahey, Jack Shepherd, and More Join Martin Shaw in THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Neck and neck, the only thing that separates the candidates are the endorsements from a respected Ex-President (Jack Shepherd) and party big-wig (Gemma Jones). (more...)

WAR HORSE Announces Final Extension in the West End, New Fall 2017 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

After eight record breaking years, the National Theatre has announced the final extension of its West End run of WAR HORSE, with a last performance at the New London Theatre scheduled for 12 March 2016.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Cast of West End's WAR HORSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

At the New London Theatre, the proud home of Michael Morpurgo's much celebrated War Horse, the National Theatre's acclaimed stage production recently extended bookings for the West End production to 13 February 2016. In its eighth year, and having now been seen by over 6 million worldwide, a new cast of 26 actors and 12 puppeteers joined the company this month led by the show's equine star Joey. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Morpurgo, James Backway, Phillip Bertioli & More Join Cast of WAR HORSE!
by Danielle Ashley Dias - Feb 3, 2015

At the New London Theatre, the proud home of Michael Morpurgo's much celebrated War Horse, the National Theatre's acclaimed stage production today (2 February) releases over 150,000 new tickets for sale taking bookings for the West End production to 13 February 2016. In its eighth year, and having now been seen by over 6 million worldwide, a new cast of 26 actors and 12 puppeteers join the company on 16 March 2015 led by the show's equine star Joey. War Horse recently completed sell-out dates in South Africa visiting Johannesburg and Cape Town and has now returned to the UK where it will complete a record-breaking national tour in Bristol next month. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Cast of National Theatre's WAR HORSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The National Theatre's internationally acclaimed stage production of War Horse recently extended booking at the New London Theatre to 14 February 2015.Now celebrating its seventh year on the London stage, Nick Stafford's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's book continues to play to sell-out houses in the West End. War Horse, which has now been seen by over 5 million people worldwide, was broadcast live for the first time in February this year part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

West End's WAR HORSE Extends Through 14 Feb, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Monday 27 January 2014 the National Theatre's internationally acclaimed award-winning stage production of War Horse will release 130,000 new tickets for sale for the West End production taking booking at the New London Theatre to 14 February 2015. (more...)

TREMers Presents THE FASTEST CLOCK IN THE UNIVERSE, Now thru Nov 30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

TREMers in association with Dreim Productions presents The Fastest Clock In The Universe by Philip Ridley, today 5-30 November 2013, playing Mon-Sat 7:30pm / Sat & Sun 3:00pm at the The Old Red Lion Theatre. (more...)

THE FASTEST CLOCK IN THE UNIVERSE 21st Anniversary Production Runs At Old Red Lion, Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Philip Ridley's modern classic The Fastest Clock In The Universe will return in a brand new 21st Anniversary Production at the Old Red Lion Theatre from Tuesday 5 - Saturday 30 November (press night Thursday 7 November) it was announced today. (more...)

TREMers to Present THE FASTEST CLOCK IN THE UNIVERSE, Nov 5-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

TREMers in association with Dreim Productions presents The Fastest Clock In The Universe by Philip Ridley, 5-30 November 2013, playing Mon-Sat 7:30pm / Sat & Sun 3:00pm at the The Old Red Lion Theatre. (more...)

THE AUDIENCE Starring Helen Mirren Ends West End Run this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

The record breaking, sell-out production of Peter Morgan's multi Olivier award-winning The Audience, directed by Stephen Daldry, concludes its run at the Gielgud Theatre on 15 June 2013. Tomorrow, Thursday 13 June 2013, there will be an opportunity to watch the production as part of NT live - the National Theatre's ground-breaking project to broadcast the best of British Theatre live from the stage to cinemas across the UK and around the world. An extraordinary number of screenings have now been scheduled due to immense demand. (more...)

Lizzy the Corgi is Replaced in THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Lizzy the corgi, the dog in West End's THE AUDIENCE, was replaced just days before opening night at London's Gielgud Theatre because she would not obey stage directions. (more...)

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