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Bio:
Les Dennis is one of the UK’s best-known entertainers with a career in showbusiness that spans 50 years. Born in Liverpool, he came to prominence as a comedian in the 1970s after honing his craft on the northern Working Men’s Club circuit and turning pro after a winning set on New Faces. He ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Les Dennis is one of the UK’s best-known entertainers with a career in showbusiness that spans 50 years. Born in Liverpool, he came to prominence as a comedian in the 1970s after honing his craft on the northern Working Men’s Club circuit and turning pro after a winning set on New Faces. He ... (read complete bio)
Photo Coverage: Maxwell, Wilmot, Attwater In END OF THE RAINBOW!
by Carrie Dunn - Feb 16, 2016

First images are released today of End of the Rainbow, which opens at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester this Thursday ahead of a 5-month UK Tour. The production features Lisa Maxwell as Judy Garland, Gary Wilmot as Anthony and Sam Attwater as Mickey.

First Look at Lisa Maxwell, Gary Wilmot and Sam Attwater in END OF THE RAINBOW
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 26, 2016

The first images were released today of Lisa Maxwell, Gary Wilmot and Sam Attwater rehearsing for hit West End and Broadway play End of the Rainbow, touring the UK in a brand new production from February.

New Photography Exhibition by Mike McCartney to Open at St George's Hall
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 19, 2015

Celebrated photographer Mike McCartney will stage a new exhibition at St George's Hall Liverpool this Autumn with the iconic venue as the focus.  Entitled, Mike McCartney Luvs St George's Hall, the exhibition runs from Saturday, 5 September until Sunday, 18 October.

FREE AS AIR Begin 5 October at Finborough Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 10, 2014

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the world premiere of Salad Days, and as part of the Finborough Theatre acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, Stewart Nicholls directs the first professional UK revival in over 50 years of Julian Slade's musical Free As Air, playing Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 5 October 2014 (Press Night: Monday, 6 October 2014 at 7.30pm)

Joe Pasquale, Bonnie Langford & Todd Carty to Lead SPAMALOT UK Tour, Beginning January 2015
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 21, 2014

Following the Pythons' incredible 10 night sell-out run at London's O2 Arena, it is announced today that Monty Python's Spamalot will gallop back out on tour from January next year, to bring the West End production to theatres across the land (to the sound of banging coconut shells). Joe Pasquale will reprise his much loved role of King Arthur alongside Bonnie Langford as The Lady of The Lake and Todd Carty as Patsy, (making up the Spamalot Dream Team)**.

Greenwich Theatre London Presents Three Plays at the Edinburgh Festival
by Courtnie Mele - Jun 18, 2014

Greenwich Theatre, one of London's foremost Off-West End theatres has over the past 5 years become one of the country's leading supporters of young and emerging theatre companies. With its Edinburgh profile rising year on year, five productions are supported at this year's festival across the Pleasance, C venues and Assembly.

Stage Adaptation of Peter James' THE PERFECT MURDER Plays King's Theatre Glasgow, Now thru 22 March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

International best selling crime thriller novelist Peter James - who has sold over 15 million books of his Roy Grace series and been published in 36 languages - has had his work produced for the stage for the very first time. The Perfect Murder, which spent 15 weeks at No.1 in the book charts, has been adapted by award winning writer Shaun McKenna.

BWW Reviews: THE PERFECT MURDER, Belgrade Theatre, February 24 2014
by Jenny Antill - Feb 25, 2014

Adapted from crime thriller novelist Peter James' incredibly successful book, The Perfect Murder has already taken over £1 million at the box office. Best known for his Roy Grace series of which he has sold over 15 million copies, this is the first time that his work has been produced for the stage.

Les Dennis to Star in THE PERFECT MURDER at the Belgrade Theatre, Feb 24-March 1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

International best-selling crime thriller novelist Peter James has had his work produced for the stage for the very first time. The Perfect Murder has been adapted by award winning writer Shaun McKenna and can be seen on Coventry's Belgrade Theatre Main Stage from Monday 24 February - Saturday 1 March.

Boys Joins Langford In SPAMALOT, Now Running To April 12
by Carrie Dunn - Feb 10, 2014

The West End's favourite leading lady Bonnie Langford sparkles, shines and shimmers her way back on to the stage as The Lady of The Lake in Monty Python's Spamalot at The Playhouse Theatre London from Monday 24th February.

Stage Adaptation of Peter James' THE PERFECT MURDER to Play King's Theatre Glasgow, 18-22 March
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 4, 2014

International best selling crime thriller novelist Peter James - who has sold over 15 million books of his Roy Grace series and been published in 36 languages - has had his work produced for the stage for the very first time. The Perfect Murder, which spent 15 weeks at No.1 in the book charts, has been adapted by award winning writer Shaun McKenna.

Keith Chegwin Stars in Third Wyvern Theatre Pantomime, JACK AND THE BEAN STALK, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2013

The Wyvern Theatre is thrilled to announce that Keith Chegwin will headline, for the third year running, Swindon's 2013 pantomime production. 'I'm so excited,' says Keith Chegwin. 'Panto at the Wyvern Theatre has become part of my Christmas routine now - Swindon's my Christmas home.'

ATG Acquires London's Savoy, Playhouse Theatres
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 2, 2013

The Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd (ATG) today announces that it has completed a deal to acquire 100% ownership of the Savoy and Playhouse theatres in London's West End from its current partners.

BWW TV: Michael Ball Gives BroadwayWorld a Shoutout at SPAMALOT Press Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 22, 2013

Below, Ball gives BroadwayWorld a special shoutout at the Spamalot press night!

Photo Coverage: Michael Ball Guest Stars At SPAMALOT!
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 22, 2013

Michael Ball made a guest appearance last night at Spamalot to mark his run as 'God' in the Monty Python musical!

EXCLUSIVE STAGE TUBE: Michael Ball At SPAMALOT!
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2013

Michael Ball talks exclusively to BWW:UK about Spamalot - and his West End return...

Behind The Scenes: Ball Reveals West End Return After Cameo At Monty Python's SPAMALOT
by Adrian Bradley - Oct 22, 2013

Double Olivier Award winner Michael Ball joined the West End company of Spamalot Monday night to raise money for the Royal Theatrical Fund, taking the role of God for the week and joining the cast on stage for the final curtain call.

Peter James Announces World Premiere of THE PERFECT MURDER UK Tour, Jan 2014
by Christina Mancuso - Sep 11, 2013

International best selling crime thriller novelist Peter James - who has sold over 15 million books of his Roy Grace series and been published in 36 languages - is to have his work adapted for the stage for the very first time. The Perfect Murder, which spent 15 weeks at No.1 in the book charts, has been adapted by award winning writer Shaun McKenna and will open at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford on Wednesday 8th January 2014, before touring to venues such as the Theatre Royal in both Bath and Brighton.

SPAMALOT Extends At Playhouse To Feb 2014 As Palin Announced As 'God'
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 21, 2013

Monty Python legend Michael Palin has decided to 'fart in the general direction' of fellow Python legend, Eric Idle, when he appears as God on screen in Monty Python's Spamalot, this summer at The Playhouse Theatre to raise money for charity. At the same time, the show has now announced that it is extending its current run until 8th February 2014.

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Les Dennis and Warwick Davis in West End's SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

Comedian and actor Les Dennis will be reunited with his Life's Too Short co-star, film and TV actor Warwick Davis, when they star together as King Arthur and Patsy in Monty Python's Spamalot at the Playhouse Theatre, in Warwick Davis' towering West End debut (he was the tallest actor we could find at short notice). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the duo in costume!

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