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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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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.

SISTER ACT Starring Whoopi Goldberg & Jennifer Saunders Pushes to Summer 2021 Photo SISTER ACT Starring Whoopi Goldberg & Jennifer Saunders Pushes to Summer 2021
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020

Due to current government guidelines resulting in a delay to the production, the producers of SISTER ACT announced today that performances in London and on tour have now been rescheduled.

Audible Launches New Podcast LOCKED TOGETHER, Featuring Comedic Duos Discussing the L Photo Audible Launches New Podcast LOCKED TOGETHER, Featuring Comedic Duos Discussing the Lockdown
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

According to Deadline, Audible is launching a new free podcast, Locked Together. The podcast will feature comedy duos, talking about how they are handling the lockdown, and sharing anecdotes from their respective experiences.

Review Roundup: BLITHE SPIRIT at the Duke of York's Theatre Photo Review Roundup: BLITHE SPIRIT at the Duke of York's Theatre
by Review Roundups - Mar 11, 2020

Noël Coward's classic comedy Blithe Spirit, directed by Sir Richard Eyre and starring Jennifer Saunders, has returned to the UK for a limited 6-week engagement at the West End's Duke of York's Theatre. 

BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT, Duke of York's Theatre Photo BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT, Duke of York's Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Mar 11, 2020

This is perhaps an odd time for Nöel Coward's comedy about death and supernatural apparitions to land in the West End – Richard Eyre's revival transferring from Theatre Royal Bath. On the other hand, there's something comforting about Coward's portrait of the afterlife as essentially a continuation, with our personalities, desires and enmities very much intact. Plus the opportunity to socialise with Joan of Arc.

CITY OF ANGELS Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows Photo CITY OF ANGELS Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 26, 2020

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a musical with old Hollywood glamour to starry Chekhov and Coward, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

La Voix 'The UK's Funniest Red Head' Comes to Liverpool Photo La Voix 'The UK's Funniest Red Head' Comes to Liverpool
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Star of Ab Fab The Movie and Britain's Got Talent semi-finalist, La Voix comes to The Epstein Theatre Liverpool on Saturday 28 March with her amazing new show: 'The UK's Funniest Red Head'.

Clive Rowe Will Join the Cast Of SISTER ACT With Whoopi Goldberg Photo Clive Rowe Will Join the Cast Of SISTER ACT With Whoopi Goldberg
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

Olivier award- winning actor Clive Rowe will join the cast as 'Eddie Souther' in the smash-hit musical a?oeSISTER ACTa??. He will play the part in Leicester, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester and London. In London, Clive will star opposite Whoopi Goldberg as 'Deloris Van Cartier' and Jennifer Saunders and 'Mother Superior'. Brenda Edwards will play 'Deloris Van Cartier' at selected performances during the London season and all venues on the UK and Ireland tour. Casting for the role of Mother Superior on the UK and Ireland tour and the full company will be announced soon.

Nottingham Playhouse Has Announced Their 2020 Season Photo Nottingham Playhouse Has Announced Their 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Nottingham Playhouse has revealed a brand new set of shows for Autumn 2020 and Spring 2021 - including a chilling retelling of a classic ghost story, a Broadway hit making its way to Nottingham, exciting changes to the Playhouse's quintessential pantomime, and a political juggernaut brought to life.

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by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

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