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October 27, 1939 (80)
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Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, ENGLAND
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Date of Birth: October 27, 1939 (80)

Birth Place: Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, ENGLAND
Streaming Service BritBox Will Launch The Complete BBC Television Shakespeare Collect Photo Streaming Service BritBox Will Launch The Complete BBC Television Shakespeare Collection
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV with the largest collection of British television content in North America, will launch the full BBC Television Shakespeare Collection on May 26.

Gulfshore Playhouse Forges Ahead With The 2020-21 Season; Health And Safety For Naple Photo Gulfshore Playhouse Forges Ahead With The 2020-21 Season; Health And Safety For Naples At The Focus Of New Plans
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

As Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theater, looks to the future, it does so with the safety of its artists, staff, students, patrons and wider community as its top priority.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to BETTER CALL SAUL
by Peter Nason - Apr 22, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!

McCallum Theatre Announces Its 2020-2021 Season Featuring COME FROM AWAY, Kristin Che Photo McCallum Theatre Announces Its 2020-2021 Season Featuring COME FROM AWAY, Kristin Chenoweth, Patti LuPone And More
by David Green - Apr 16, 2020

The McCallum Theatre announced today its new lineup for the 2020-2021 season, with an exciting schedule of world-class artistry that has been the Theatre's hallmark for more than three decades. The new season includes an assortment of McCallum debuts, along with iconic superstars, long-awaited return visits from show business royalty, plus a robust comedy lineup and an impressive array of Broadway's most cherished, long-running shows.

Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Movie Musicals That Are Better Then the Stage Show Photo Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Movie Musicals That Are Better Then the Stage Shows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

Need inspiration? The BroadwayWorld team has come together to help guide your musical quarantine journey. Today, we bring you just a few recommendations for: A movie musical that's better than the stage show...

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

Experience Theatre Project Presents THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S ORANGE FUZZY BALL Photo Experience Theatre Project Presents THE SECRET POLICEMAN'S ORANGE FUZZY BALL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Hey Monty Python lovers! It's time for something completely differenta?? It'sa?" The Secret Policeman's Orange Fuzzy Ball, a team trivia night & parody story inspired by the creative talent of Monty Python. This theatrical presentation of a trivia tournament promises to present an interactive trivia experience for all tournament participants. A storyline follows all trivia rounds, and features side show acts, musical numbers, and a loving tribute to Terry Jones. The trivia will be presented by actors performing as John Cleese, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, and Graham Chapman. Doors open at 6pm for dinner and socializing, trivia competition begins at 7pm.

Gulfshore Playhouse Has Announced Their 2020-21 Season Photo Gulfshore Playhouse Has Announced Their 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Gulfshore Playhouse is celebrating its 16th season with powerful and prescient dramas, hilarious comedies, a moving musical, stirring new works and esteemed classics The 2020-21season has just been announced and includes:

Gulfshore Playhouse Has Announced its 2020-21 Season Photo Gulfshore Playhouse Has Announced its 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

Gulfshore Playhouse is celebrating its 16th season with powerful and prescient dramas, hilarious comedies, a moving musical, stirring new works and esteemed classics The 2020-21season has just been announced and includes:

Fairfield Halls Croydon Announces New Season And 2020 Pantomime Photo Fairfield Halls Croydon Announces New Season And 2020 Pantomime
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

Fairfield Halls in Croydon- one of the biggest arts centres in the UK, the largest in South London, and the largest multi-disciplinary arts and entertainment space in South London and the South East a?" will be offering an exciting new season of shows and events in the first half of 2020, including an eclectic mix of theatre, music, comedy and family entertainment. Croydon has just been named the London Borough of Culture 2023, and the venue will work closely with the council in producing a varied programme that inspires and includes local communities that shows 'This is Croydon'.

John Cleese, Jesse & Joy and More are Coming to Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Photo John Cleese, Jesse & Joy and More are Coming to Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) announced today that it has added three shows to its 2020 lineup-Grammy Award-winning music group Jesse & Joy Live on Thursday, June 25, the return of The Australian Pink Floyd Show on Tuesday, August 18, and legendary comedian and actor John Cleese on Friday, November 6. Tickets for all shows will be available Friday, February 14 at noon online at lutherburbankcenter.org, by calling 707-546-3600, or at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts ticket office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa).

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For  BANG BANG! at Wolverhampton Grand Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For BANG BANG! at Wolverhampton Grand
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has today released rehearsal photos for BANG BANG!, a brand new comedy by John Cleese which arrives at the theatre from Tuesday 12 – Saturday 16 May, staring Tessa Peake-Jones, Tony Gardner and Wendi Peters.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with BANG BANG! by John Cleese at Exeter Northcott Theatre Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with BANG BANG! by John Cleese at Exeter Northcott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020

A delicious blend of French Farce and Fawlty Towers - Bang Bang! opens at Exeter Northcott Theatre on 6th February and tours until May.

MONTY PYTHON Actor and Director Terry Jones Has Died at 77 Photo MONTY PYTHON Actor and Director Terry Jones Has Died at 77
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Monty Python star Terry Jones has died, according to the BBC. The news was confirmed by his agent. No further details of his death have been released at this time. Jones was 77 years old.

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND at Fred Kavli Theatre Photo BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND at Fred Kavli Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Jan 18, 2020

American Theatre Guild's national tour of 'Finding Neverland' is a marvel of imaginative production values, excellent acting, and quirky-jerky choreography, making this 'making of Peter Pan' fantasy a joy from start to finish.

Review Roundup: Mischief Theatre's MAGIC GOES WRONG Photo Review Roundup: Mischief Theatre's MAGIC GOES WRONG
by Review Roundups - Jan 9, 2020

The world premiere of Mischief Theatre's Magic Goes Wrong, the new collaboration from the creators of The Play That Goes Wrong and magicians Penn & Teller, opened in the West End yesterday, January 8 at London's Vaudeville Theatre.

See Comedian John Cleese in Conversation at the Northcott Theatre Photo See Comedian John Cleese in Conversation at the Northcott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019

Comedy fans are in for a rare treat when John Cleese comes to Exeter to talk about his glittering career at a special charity fundraiser for the Northcott Theatre.

Comedy Legend John Cleese To Perform At Hershey Theatre Photo Comedy Legend John Cleese To Perform At Hershey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

Comedic actor John Cleese will bring his unique brand of humor to Hershey Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. 

Theatre and Opera Director Sir Jonathan Miller Has Died at 85 Photo Theatre and Opera Director Sir Jonathan Miller Has Died at 85
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that theatre and opera director Sir Jonathan Miller, best known for directing and starring in the Beyond the Fringe satirical revue, has died at age 85.

BWW Review: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Charms at Winter Opera Photo BWW Review: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Charms at Winter Opera
by Steve Callahan - Nov 10, 2019

It's 140 years old, but it's as fresh and appealing as when it first bounded into the public eye on New Year's Eve, 1879.

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