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LA VOIX Announces The Eight Wonder Tour 2022 Photo LA VOIX Announces The Eight Wonder Tour 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2022

Move over hanging gardens of Babylon, Egypt's pyramids step aside, because there's a new wonder of the world in town - La Voix! Officially the UK's Funniest Red Head, La Voix is hot footing it across the UK with her live band in a brand new show for 2022 - The Eighth Wonder! From January.

VIDEO: Gal Godot in DEATH ON THE NILE Trailer Photo VIDEO: Gal Godot in DEATH ON THE NILE Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 21, 2021

The film stars Tom Bateman, four-time Oscar® nominee Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders and Letitia Wright. Watch the new trailer now!

BRIDGERTON's Phoebe Dynevor & Stephen Fry Star in Audible's SLEEPING BEAUTY Photo BRIDGERTON's Phoebe Dynevor & Stephen Fry Star in Audible's SLEEPING BEAUTY
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 2, 2021

Audible, a world-wide leader in spoken-word entertainment, has today launched its reimagining of family favourite Sleeping Beauty, performed by Bridgerton star Phoebe Dynevor and actor, broadcaster and author Stephen Fry.

BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT, Harold Pinter Theatre Photo BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT, Harold Pinter Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Sep 22, 2021

Richard Eyre’s production of Noël Coward’s 1941 Blithe Spirit was just settling into its West End home last year when lockdown struck. Now revived with most of its original cast, it settles into the Harold Pinter theatre for an eight-week run, featuring a stage-stealing appearance by Jennifer Saunders.

Julia Donaldson's STICK MAN Returns For Autumn Tour, West End Run, and Festive Season Photo Julia Donaldson's STICK MAN Returns For Autumn Tour, West End Run, and Festive Seasons
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2021

Freckle Productions have announced that Stick Man, based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, will return to the stage this Autumn and Winter with more dates than you can shake a stick at!

Madeleine Mantock Joins West End Production of BLITHE SPIRIT as Elvira Photo Madeleine Mantock Joins West End Production of BLITHE SPIRIT as Elvira
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2021

Jennifer Saunders, one of the UK's most popular comic actors, will revive her role as the preposterous clairvoyant Madame Arcati. She is joined by original cast members Geoffrey Streatfeild who will star as Charles Condomine, Lisa Dillon as Ruth Condomine, Simon Coates as Dr Bradman, Lucy Robinson as Mrs Bradman, and Rose Wardlaw as Edith.

Jennifer Saunders Will Return to BLITHE SPIRIT in West End From 16 September Photo Jennifer Saunders Will Return to BLITHE SPIRIT in West End From 16 September
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2021

After celebrating a sell-out run at Theatre Royal Bath as part of its 2019 Summer season, a UK tour and a short run in London of just 12 performances before the country’s first lockdown curtailed its six-week run at the Duke of York’s Theatre in March 2020, this production now returns to the West End for 8weeks from Thursday 16  September at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

FOR ONE KNIGHT ONLY Will Be Rescreened in Aid of The Royal Theatrical Fund Photo FOR ONE KNIGHT ONLY Will Be Rescreened in Aid of The Royal Theatrical Fund
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021

Following the success of the live Q&A in November 2020 which raised over ÂŁ300,000 for Acting for Others, Lockdown Theatre today announces they will be rescreening For One Knight Only in aid of the Royal Theatrical Fund and partner organisation, the Fleabag Support Fund.

West End SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL Postponed Until 2022; Whoopi Goldberg Departs Cast Photo West End SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL Postponed Until 2022; Whoopi Goldberg Departs Cast
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2021

Due to the current and ongoing pandemic restrictions and the knock-on effect this has had to the international production's schedule, Jamie Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg, the producers of Sister Act The Musical, have come to the decision that it is impossible to open the show in London this summer and have postponed performances at the Eventim Apollo until 2022.

STICK MAN at Rose Theatre Kingston is Now Available To Stream at Home Photo STICK MAN at Rose Theatre Kingston is Now Available To Stream at Home
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2020

Freckle Productions' hit stage adaptation of Stick Man will be available to stream for the first time this Christmas. Filmed at the final performance at the Rose Theatre Kingston last week, just hours before London moved into Tier 3 and the production was forced to close, this made-for-TV version of the show will be available for a limited period until Sunday 3 January.

Jennifer Saunders To Star In Select Performances Of The New Rescheduled  Tour of SIST Photo Jennifer Saunders To Star In Select Performances Of The New Rescheduled Tour of SISTER ACT
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2020

Jennifer Saunders will reprise her role as 'Mother Superior' in select performances for the UK tour of 'SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL'.

Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Maggie Smith Take Part i Photo Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Maggie Smith Take Part in FOR ONE KNIGHT ONLY Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2020

Tonight is For One Knight Only, a special evening of intimate conversation with British acting legends Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Maggie Smith hosted by Sir Kenneth Branagh. The live Q&A will take place via Zoom tonight, 29 November at 7pm and there will be opportunities for audience members to participate throughout the event.

VIDEO: Ian McKellen, Jennifer Saunders, Harriet Thorpe and More Take Part in AN EVENI Photo VIDEO: Ian McKellen, Jennifer Saunders, Harriet Thorpe and More Take Part in AN EVENING AT JOE'S Virtual Fundraiser
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2020

On November 26 at 8pm, a third virtual fundraising event took place to benefit Joe Allen's in the UK! The event featured Ian McKellen and Jennifer Saunders in conversation with Harriet Thorpe, alongside the likes of Christopher Biggins, Lesley Joseph, Amanda Barrie, Maureen Lipman and Gyles Brandreth.

Ian McKellen, Jennifer Saunders, Harriet Thorpe and More Take Part in AN EVENING AT J Photo Ian McKellen, Jennifer Saunders, Harriet Thorpe and More Take Part in AN EVENING AT JOE'S Virtual Fundraiser
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020

On November 26 at 8pm, a third virtual fundraising event to benefit Joe Allen's in the UK will be taking place! The event will feature Ian McKellen and Jennifer Saunders in conversation with Harriet Thorpe, alongside the likes of Christopher Biggins, Lesley Joseph, Amanda Barrie, Maureen Lipman and Gyles Brandreth.

Lockdown Theatre Announces FOR ONE KNIGHT ONLY With Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi Photo Lockdown Theatre Announces FOR ONE KNIGHT ONLY With Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Maggie Smith
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2020

Lockdown Theatre, in association with Acting for Others today announces For One Knight Only, a special evening of intimate conversation with British acting legends Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Maggie Smith hosted by Sir Kenneth Branagh.

An Evening With Dawn French Announced At The London Palladium Photo An Evening With Dawn French Announced At The London Palladium
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2020

FANE has announced that for one night only, writer, actor and comedy royalty Dawn French will be live in conversation at The London Palladium on 30th November to celebrate the publication of her latest novel Because of You.

BWW Review: THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND, Lockdown Theatre on Zoom Photo BWW Review: THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND, Lockdown Theatre on Zoom
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 26, 2020

Sunday evening saw a very different kind of Zoom call. In aid of The Royal Theatrical Fund, Lockdown Theatre presented another excellent performance; Tom Stoppard’s The Real Inspector Hound, featuring an absolutely stellar cast who performed the play as a live table read over Zoom.

Lockdown Theatre Announces Live Virtual Table Read Of Tom Stoppard's THE REAL INSPECT Photo Lockdown Theatre Announces Live Virtual Table Read Of Tom Stoppard's THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND In Aid Of The Royal Theatrical Fund
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2020

Following the success of Noël Coward's Private Lives in September which raised £44,000 for the Royal Theatrical Fund, Lockdown Theatre today announces a live virtual table read of The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard, in association with The Royal Theatrical Fund. The table read will take place via Zoom, followed by a live Q&A with the cast and director on Sunday 25 October at 7pm.

Julia Donaldson's STICK MAN Returns To The Stage At Rose Theatre Kingston This Christ Photo Julia Donaldson's STICK MAN Returns To The Stage At Rose Theatre Kingston This Christmas
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2020

Freckle Productions has announced that Stick Man, based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, will return to the stage this Christmas for a 4-week run at Rose Theatre Kingston from Thursday 10 December.

VIDEO: Check Out the First Trailer For DEATH ON THE NILE Photo VIDEO: Check Out the First Trailer For DEATH ON THE NILE
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2020

The first trailer has been released for Twentieth Century Studios' daring mystery-thriller “Death on the Nile”! This tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy, which is directed by and stars five-time Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh and features an all-star cast of suspects, opens in U.S. theaters October 23, 2020. Be sure to check everything out and share with your readers.

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