Critically Acclaimed Wartime Drama BIRDSONG Returns To Mark End Of WW1 CentenaryCritically Acclaimed Wartime Drama BIRDSONG Returns To Mark End Of WW1 Centenary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, Rachel Wagstaff's highly acclaimed adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's best-selling novel BIRDSONG is returning to Swindon this March as part of its final UK tour. The production was last in the town in 2014 to mark the centenary of the beginning of the War. (more...)

2018 UK Tour Announced For BIRDSONG2018 UK Tour Announced For BIRDSONG
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, Rachel Wagstaff's highly acclaimed adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's best-selling novel BIRDSONG embarks on its final UK tour, opening at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds on 31 January 2018 and continuing until 17 July 2018. (more...)

Cast Announced for DICK WHITTINGTON at Exeter Northcott TheatreCast Announced for DICK WHITTINGTON at Exeter Northcott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced that its 2017 Christmas show, Dick Whittington, will see the return of pantomime favourites, Steve Bennett, Gordon Cooper, Jeffrey Harmer and Martin Reeve. (more...)

Ray Cooney's Olivier Award-Winning Comedy OUT OF ORDER Comes to the Lyceum
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Celebrating his 70th year in show business, Ray Cooney's Olivier Award-winning farce Out of Order comes to the Lyceum Theatre from Wednesday 14 - Saturday 17 June. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ray Cooney Farce OUT OF ORDER Comes To Opera House, Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Ray Cooney celebrates his 85th birthday and 70 years in showbiz in 2017, and to mark these momentous milestones he is working with producer Tom O'Connell on a brand new season of his classic comedies - including an updated production of his Olivier award-winning Westminster comedy Out of Order. (more...)

Cast Announced for Regional Premiere of MADE IN DAGENHAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

This autumn, Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul launches his first season at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch with the first ever revival of the hit musical Made in Dagenham.  Bringing the West End hit back to its roots just a stone's throw from The Ford Factory Dagenham in which it is set, the co-production with New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich presents a company of twenty-one actor musicians which is bolstered further by six members of the Queen's Youth Theatre.    (more...)

Cast Announced For The Regional Premiere Of MADE IN DAGENHAM
by Edward Baker - Jul 28, 2016

This autumn, Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul launches his first season at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch with the first ever revival of the hit musical Made in Dagenham. Bringing the West End hit back to its roots just a stone's throw from The Ford Factory Dagenham in which it is set, the co-production with New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich presents a company of twenty-one actor musicians which is bolstered further by six members of the Queen's Youth Theatre. This is the largest ever cast to appear on the theatre's stage and is led by Daniella Bowen as the busy mum, loving wife and hard-working Ford factory employee, Rita O'Grady. (more...)

UK Tour of SHADOWLANDS Coming to Theatre Royal in Portsmouth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS, directed by Alastair Whatley, is coming to New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth on Thursday 16th - Saturday 18th June 2016. (more...)

2016 UK Tour of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS Adds New Dates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

New dates have been added to the critically acclaimed 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS, directed by Alastair Whatley and produced by Birdsong Productions. Reading, Cambridge, Plymouth, Colchester, Bury St Edmunds and Aylesbury have all been added to the tour schedule. (more...)

SHADOWLANDS Tour Launches Today in Guildford
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

The 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS, directed by Alastair Whatley, celebrates its national press night tonight 26 February at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stephen Boxer, Denis Lill and More in the UK Tour of SHADOWLANDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

The 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS, directed by Alastair Whatley, opened on 18 February at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, with a national press night on Friday 26 February. BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: UK Tour of SHADOWLANDS Kicks Off Today in Guildford
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

The 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS, directed by Alastair Whatley, will open tonight 18 February at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, with a national press night on Friday 26 February. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for the UK Tour of SHADOWLANDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS, directed by Alastair Whatley, will open on 18 February at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, with a national press night on Friday 26 February. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Denis Lill to Replace Tony Slattery in SHADOWLANDS UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Due to health issues, Tony Slattery has sadly had to withdraw from the 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS, and the producers, director and cast wish him a speedy recovery. Denis Lill has kindly agreed to step into the role of Warnie and has joined rehearsals today. (more...)

SHADOWLANDS Tour Announces Full Cast and Schedule; Launches Feb. 26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The 2016 national tour of William Nicholson's SHADOWLANDS, directed by Alastair Whatley, will open on 18 February at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, with a national press night on Friday 26 February. (more...)

New Wolsey Theatre's SWEET CHARITY Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich has today announced the cast of their new actor-musician production of SWEET CHARITY, which runs from Thursday 3 to Saturday 26 September 2015, directed by Artistic Director Peter Rowe. (more...)

Richard E Grant To Play Kraken In WATER BABIES, From Apr 24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Richard E Grant will appear 'as live' on stage interacting with the real actors in a never seen before 3D hologram effect - a first for a theatrical production. Using a combination of cutting edge technology and traditional theatre illusion this effect allows live actors to perform alongside filmed sequences. (more...)

Lister Joins Cast Of WATER BABIES, Apr 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Directed by Ed Curtis, with music by Chris Egan, and book and lyrics by Ed Curtis and Guy Jones, this enthralling new musical, with landmark special effects, will open on 6 May, with previews from the 24 April, and run until 17 May. Cementing its reputation for staging major new musicals, Curve sets Water Babies on its journey. (more...)

Review Roundup: Susan Boyle's I DREAMED A DREAM National Tour - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Mar 28, 2012

The Susan Boyle musical, I DREAMED A DREAM, has its official opening last night at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle. We've gathered together all of the reviews. (more...)

Photo Flash: Susan Boyle Sings at I DREAMED A DREAM Opening Night
by BWW - Mar 28, 2012

The Susan Boyle musical, I DREAMED A DREAM, has its official opening last night at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle. Susan Boyle made a special guest appearance, singing 'I Dreamed a Dream' and 'Who I Was Meant to Be.' And yes, of course we have the pictures! (more...)

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