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Bio:
Britton worked for six years as an assistant stage manager and sound operator until 1989 when, while working for Jonathan Miller at the Old Vic, he forced his way into Miller's office and refused to leave until Miller agreed to let him audition for King Lear. His King of France to Eric Porter's Lear ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Britton worked for six years as an assistant stage manager and sound operator until 1989 when, while working for Jonathan Miller at the Old Vic, he forced his way into Miller's office and refused to leave until Miller agreed to let him audition for King Lear. His King of France to Eric Porter's Lear ... (read complete bio)
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by A.A. Cristi - Nov 24, 2021

Full Cast Announced For HABEAS CORPUS at the Menier Chocolate Factory Photo Full Cast Announced For HABEAS CORPUS at the Menier Chocolate Factory
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2021

Joining the previously announced Kirsty Besterman (Constance Wicksteed), Jasper Britton (Arthur Wicksteed), Matthew Cottle (Canon Throbbing), Ria Jones (Mrs Swabb), Thomas Josling (Dennis Wicksteed), Caroline Langrishe (Lady Rumpers), Catherine Russell (Muriel Wicksteed) and Abdul Salis (Mr Shanks), are Katie Bernstein (Felicity Rumpers), Kelvin O'Mard (Mr Purdue) and Dan Starkey (Sir Percy).

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Initial Casting Announced For Alan Bennett's HABEA Photo Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Initial Casting Announced For Alan Bennett's HABEAS CORPUS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

The antics of the Wicksteed home are a darkly satirical merry-go-round in Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus.  Family, friends and the quest for sexual pleasures of the body (“corpus”) are the ruling passions in this farcical comedy of ill-manners. Through an escapade of mistaken identities and carnal encounters, one motto holds fast: “He whose lust lasts, lasts longest.”

BWW Review: THE SUNSET LIMITED, Boulevard Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE SUNSET LIMITED, Boulevard Theatre
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Jan 25, 2020

a?oeWhat is a true book?a?? Cormac McCarthy's early attempts to distinguish the nature of fiction in The Sunset Limited are, at the very least, ironic. A programme essay from Joe Penhall suggests the difficulty of the play form is the reason McCarthy has only ever had two performed. To be blunt, it shows.

ENDGAME Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows Photo ENDGAME Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Dec 28, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a starry Beckett revival to Tom Stoppard and magical mishaps, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Casting Announced For THE SUNSET LIMITED At The Boulevard Theatre Photo Casting Announced For THE SUNSET LIMITED At The Boulevard Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2019

The Boulevard Theatre today announces casting for the London premiere of The Sunset Limited, a gripping play about redemption, faith and free by multi award-winning writer Cormac McCarthy. The two hander features performances from Gary Beadle, who will play the role of 'Black' and Jasper Britton, who will play the role of 'White'.

Justin Audibert Hosts BEYOND THE FABLES Fundraising Gala At The Unicorn Photo Justin Audibert Hosts BEYOND THE FABLES Fundraising Gala At The Unicorn
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2019

Beyond the Fables is the Unicorn Theatre's exclusive fundraising gala dinner, which will take place on the Unicorn's main stage on Wednesday 5th June 2019. Hosted by Artistic Director Justin Audibert, this unique event is aimed at raising vital funds for Reach, the theatre's major new community scheme, designed to help those in greatest need and the very hardest to reach children.

BWW Interview: Director Justin Audibert Talks THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Photo BWW Interview: Director Justin Audibert Talks THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Rona Kelly - Apr 10, 2019

Turning the 1590's patriarchy into a matriarchy, Justin Audibert breaks down why he chose to gender reverse The Taming of the Shrew for the Royal Shakespeare Company, and what effects the decision has had on the actors and audience alike.

BWW Interview: Jasper Britton Talks WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION Photo BWW Interview: Jasper Britton Talks WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by Rona Kelly - Mar 2, 2019

Witness for the Prosecution announced that it would be extending its run at London County Hall this week, with court now in session until March 2020. Jasper Britton shares what it's like to play this venue and with these immersed audiences.

Photo Flash: First Look at the New Cast of WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the New Cast of WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2018

Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions today release the first images featuring the new cast of Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie, now in its second year in the spectacular Chamber space inside London's County Hall. The new company's first performance was on Tuesday 20 November and brand new production photography can be seen below!

WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION Celebrates A Killer First Year And Announces New Cast Photo WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION Celebrates A Killer First Year And Announces New Cast
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2018

Witness for the Prosecution this week celebrates its 1st birthday at London's County Hall. Director Lucy Bailey (Love From A Stranger, The Graduate, Titus Andronicus) thrillingly places the audience in the thick of the action in 'the comfiest seats in London' (New York Times), or observing from the Press Gallery, as Agatha Christie's gripping tale of justice, passion and betrayal unfolds around them.

BWW Review: PACK OF LIES, Menier Chocolate Factory Photo BWW Review: PACK OF LIES, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Laura Jones - Oct 2, 2018

Hugh Whitemore's slow-burning dramedy Pack of Lies, is based on the real life events that surrounded a family living in Ruislip who discover that their best friends and neighbours may not be who they think they are.

Photo Flash: First Look at Menier Chocolate Factory's PACK OF LIES Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Menier Chocolate Factory's PACK OF LIES
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2018

Menier Chocolate Factory presents a major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.

Jasper Britton, Sia Dauda, and More Will Lead The Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival  Photo Jasper Britton, Sia Dauda, and More Will Lead The Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of PACK OF LIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre Leads UK Theatre Award Nominations - Check Out Th Photo Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre Leads UK Theatre Award Nominations - Check Out The Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2018

The list of nominees has been announced for this year's UK Theatre Awards, the only nationwide awards to honour and celebrate outstanding achievements in theatre throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The Menier Chocolate Factory's PACK OF LIES Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The Menier Chocolate Factory's PACK OF LIES
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2018

With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.

Jasper Britton, Sia Dauda, and More Will Lead The Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival  Photo Jasper Britton, Sia Dauda, and More Will Lead The Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of PACK OF LIES
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2018

With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.

BWW Interview: Jasper Britton Talks THE BEAUTIFUL GAME Photo BWW Interview: Jasper Britton Talks THE BEAUTIFUL GAME
by Rona Kelly - Aug 15, 2018

National Youth Music Theatre's season is well underway at The Other Palace. With casts and creatives featuring young people, NYMT's work develops up and coming talent on stage and off. The latest show to open is The Beautiful Game, which also stars veteran actor Jasper Britton. Talking to us during rehearsals, Jasper reveals his tips for learning lines, what his day job is, and how his own start in acting is intertwined with the start of NYMT.

BWW Interview: Jeremy Walker Talks NATIONAL YOUTH MUSIC THEATRE Photo BWW Interview: Jeremy Walker Talks NATIONAL YOUTH MUSIC THEATRE
by Rona Kelly - Aug 8, 2018

Founded in 1976, the National Youth Music Theatre exists to create opportunities and provide training for young people, interested in the world of musical theatre. From playing the piano in auditions to Artistic Director, Jeremy Walker's journey through National Youth Music Theatre is one to be shared. Talking to us about the ambitions of NYMT and the upcoming season at The Other Palace, he reveals just why the work they do is so important.

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