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Save Monkey Barrel Fundraiser Announced Photo Save Monkey Barrel Fundraiser Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020

The current Coronavirus Crisis has left Monkey Barrel, and many people in the Comedy industry without an income. The 2020 Edinburgh Fringe has been cancelled, Monkey Barrel Comedy Club remains closed and ita??s fabulous team unable to work.  Thata??s why they are hosting the fundraiser show of a lifetime. 

Rhys James Adds New Tour Dates Due To Demand Photo Rhys James Adds New Tour Dates Due To Demand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

After selling out at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and every tour date so far, Rhys James is adding an autumn leg to his debut tour from 22nd October a?" 21st November 2020. The Mock The Week regular and host of Radio X's Early Work podcast has proven to be one of the hottest tickets in town so better act fast to land your seat at one of his shows.

SEQUINS AND LIES Comes to VAULT Festival Photo SEQUINS AND LIES Comes to VAULT Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Wow! What a dramatic way to start off the blurb! But enough about the lies, let's get to the sequins!

Lucy Pearman's BAGGAGE Comes To Soho Theatre Photo Lucy Pearman's BAGGAGE Comes To Soho Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

One of the most distinctive, unique and delightfully surreal talents on the UK comedy scene, Lucy Pearman, returns to Soho Theatre this October. Following a completely sold-out and critically acclaimed run at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, her breathtakingly inventive, rousing, and wonderful new hour, Baggage, will run from Monday 14th October to Saturday 19th October.

EDINBURGH 2019: Crybabies Q&A Photo EDINBURGH 2019: Crybabies Q&A
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 16, 2019

DANGER BRIGADE is an absurdist suicide mission of a World War Two drama and the barmy brainchild of brand-new sketch troupe CRYBABIES, with highly talented performers Michael Clarke, Ed Jones and James Gault. Ahead of CRYBABIES debut at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival we asked them some questions about what to expect from the show.

Full Cast Announced For World Premiere Of David Walliams' BILLIONAIRE BOY THE MUSICAL Photo Full Cast Announced For World Premiere Of David Walliams' BILLIONAIRE BOY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Sam Hodges today announces the full cast for the world premiere stage adaptation of David Walliams' Billionaire Boy The Musical. Luke Shepard directs Alex "Teddy" Clements (MD / Ensemble), Ryan Heenan (Joe Spud), Avita Jay (Sapphire / Raj), Eleanor Kane (Lauren), Lem Knights (Bob), Jared Leathwood (Dave Grubb), Natalie Morgan (Sue Grubb), Daisy Noir (Drummer / Ensemble), Dean Nolan (Len Spud) and Sophia Nomvete (Bobs Mum (Gwen). The production, which marks Miranda Cooper and Nick Coler's first musical opens on 28 November, with previews from 19 November, and runs until 6 January in Southampton. Billionaire Boy The Musical then tours to Manchester, Coventry and Cardiff.

STAMPTOWN COMEDY NIGHT Comes To The Moth Club Photo STAMPTOWN COMEDY NIGHT Comes To The Moth Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Fresh off sold out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Soho Theatre, Stamptown Comedy Night returns to London with Knock2bag at Moth Club.

VIDEO: First Look at MARGARET THATCHER QUEEN OF CLUB NIGHTS Photo VIDEO: First Look at MARGARET THATCHER QUEEN OF CLUB NIGHTS
by Stage Tube - Aug 16, 2018

Former PM and cabaret superstar Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is back! Alongside her full run of Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho (Pleasance Courtyard, 22:00), she's also hosting a club night! Non-stop 80s hits from a non-stop 80s witch as the Iron Lady drops more beats than Theresa May has dropped manifesto pledges. As Corbyn takes his party back to the 70s, Maggie takes hers back to the 80s. Featuring dance-offs, lip-sync battles and more, come and join the one female Tory who still has public support. You'll be as Lucky, Lucky, Lucky as Kylie was avoiding marrying to Jason.

Photo Flash: First Look at MARGARET THATCHER QUEEN OF CLUB NIGHTS at the Gilded Ballr Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MARGARET THATCHER QUEEN OF CLUB NIGHTS at the Gilded Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Former PM and cabaret superstar Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is back! Alongside her full run of Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho (Pleasance Courtyard, 22:00), she's also hosting a club night! Non-stop 80s hits from a non-stop 80s witch as the Iron Lady drops more beats than Theresa May has dropped manifesto pledges. As Corbyn takes his party back to the 70s, Maggie takes hers back to the 80s. Featuring dance-offs, lip-sync battles and more, come and join the one female Tory who still has public support. You'll be as Lucky, Lucky, Lucky as Kylie was avoiding marrying to Jason.

Final Round of Shows On Sale For the Pleasance's Festival Programme Photo Final Round of Shows On Sale For the Pleasance's Festival Programme
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The Pleasance is a place for experiences and, this year, marks Pleasance's boldest programme yet. From the funny to the sorrowful, the political to the magical, the Pleasance has always been a place for incredible stories and 2018 takes this tradition to a new level.

Adam Hess And Glenn Moore Join Forces And Embark On A Nationwide Tour Photo Adam Hess And Glenn Moore Join Forces And Embark On A Nationwide Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Adam Hess and prolific stand-up, writer, and sketch comedian Glenn Moore (Mock The Week, BBC Two) are set to embark on a double headed UK tour, performing their critically acclaimed comedy from 9th February to 3rd May.

One-Night Only: THE BEAR PACK Returns in Sydney Photo One-Night Only: THE BEAR PACK Returns in Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Fresh from a sold-out season at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe, The Bear Pack return to Sydney for an exclusive one-night only in December.

Leicester Comedy Festival Announces 2018 Line-Up Featuring Over 800 Events and More Photo Leicester Comedy Festival Announces 2018 Line-Up Featuring Over 800 Events and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Leicester Comedy Festival (7th 25th February) today launches its 2018 festival line-up with a bumper 164 page brochure, featuring 836 events across 69 venues, performed by 613 comedians and performers; an increase of 8.5% on last year.

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Siren
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 1, 2017

BWW speaks to David Elms of Siren ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Man On The Moor
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2017

BWW speaks to writer Max Dickins about bringing The Man On The Moor to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Rob Auton
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 18, 2017

BWW speaks to Rob Auton about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show The Hair Show.

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Steen Raskapoulous
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 11, 2017

BWW speaks to Steen Raskapoulous about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show The Coolest Kid In Competitive Chess.

Olivier Award-Winning ROTTERDAM Returns to London Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

After its triumphant win at the 2017 Olivier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, Donnacadh O'Briain's critically acclaimed production of Rotterdam by Jon Brittain will be returning to London following a highly successful run at Trafalgar Studios and at 59E59 Theater's Brits Off Broadway in New York.

BWW Interview: Playwright Jon Brittain On The West End Return Of ROTTERDAM
by Marianka Swain - Jun 16, 2017

Jon Brittain's Rotterdam, the 2017 Olivier Award winner for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, has played at Theatre503, Trafalgar Studios and 59E59 Theaters in New York. The bittersweet comedy, which addresses gender, sexuality and identity, returns to the West End this month for a run at the Arts Theatre.

Bridget Christie and Tim Key Among Acts Advocating a New Concept in Charity Fundraising
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The first in a new concept of not for profit events in which each act nominates a charity to benefit from the proceeds, GOOD EGGS aims to provide a quality evening of the finest stand-up comedy whilst supporting a variety of causes.

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