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Oliver Ford Davies, Stephen Boxer, and Sara Crowe Lead Original Theatre Company's A S Photo Oliver Ford Davies, Stephen Boxer, and Sara Crowe Lead Original Theatre Company's A SPLINTER OF ICE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021

Following a highly productive and successful season of online productions, Original Theatre Company is delighted to announce its first live stage production since March 2020, which will be filmed on stage at the Cheltenham Everyman Theatre and released online, before touring UK theatres early summer. 

Original Theatre Re-Releases THE HABIT OF ART With New Documentary On How They Respon Photo Original Theatre Re-Releases THE HABIT OF ART With New Documentary On How They Responded To Theatre Closures
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020

When theatres were closed by the Government in March this year, Original Theatre Company's second tour of Alan Bennett's The Habit of Art was shut down before it had opened.  As the company was rehearsing on stage at the time, Original Theatre Company decided to film the whole production and then released it online on 26 March for two months.

WATCHING ROSIE, Starring Miriam Margolyes, To Be Re-Released Online Photo WATCHING ROSIE, Starring Miriam Margolyes, To Be Re-Released Online
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020

Due to the success of its first venture, Original Theatre Company's specially commissioned online short play Watching Rosie by Louise Coulthard will be re-released from 12 ‚Äď 26 November 2020, alongside an accompanying new online play Mrs Goldie vs The World, written and performed by Nicky Goldie (Call the Midwife, The Queens Gambit, Doctors, Coronation Street).

Tamzin Outhwaite Replaces Janie Dee In THE HAUNTING OF ALICE BOWLES Photo Tamzin Outhwaite Replaces Janie Dee In THE HAUNTING OF ALICE BOWLES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

Janie Dee has had to withdraw from the production of The Haunting of Alice Bowles for personal reasons, but the producers, Original Theatre Company, have announced that Tamzin Outhwaite will now be playing the titular character in this new supernatural thriller by Philip Franks, adapted for the first time from the M.R. James chilling short ghost story, The Experiment.

Outside Edge Theatre Company Announces Shortlist For The Inaugural 2020 Phil Fox Play Photo Outside Edge Theatre Company Announces Shortlist For The Inaugural 2020 Phil Fox Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

Outside Edge Theatre Company (OETC), the UK's only theatre company and participatory arts charity focused on addiction, has announced the shortlist for the inaugural Phil Fox Award for Playwriting. Selected from 350 entries, the award is named after OETC's founder who passed away in 2014.

Original Theatre Company Presents a New Online Commission, APOLLO 13: THE DARK SIDE O Photo Original Theatre Company Presents a New Online Commission, APOLLO 13: THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

Original Theatre Company, the production company behind the critically acclaimed lockdown productions of Sebastian Faulks's Birdsong Online and Louise Coulthard's Watching Rosie, are delighted to present a new commission by Torben Betts, Apollo 13: The Dark Side of The Moon. 

Miriam Margolyes and Amit Shah Will Star In New Online Short Play WATCHING ROSIE Photo Miriam Margolyes and Amit Shah Will Star In New Online Short Play WATCHING ROSIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

Original Theatre Company's recent critically acclaimed, innovative online production of Rachel Wagstaff's adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's best-selling novel Birdsong has spurred the company on to produce another online production while theatres remain closed to live performances.

Photo Flash: First Look At Sarah Waters's THE NIGHT WATCH Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Sarah Waters's THE NIGHT WATCH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

See photos from Sarah Waters's THE NIGHT WATCH, adapted by Hattie Naylor which opened at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne on 22 August and is touring the UK until 23 November 2019. 

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE NIGHT WATCH at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbou Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE NIGHT WATCH at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

The Original Theatre Company and York Theatre Royal present, from the international number one best-selling author Sarah Waters, THE NIGHT WATCH, adapted by Hattie Naylor (Ivan And The Dogs, Going Dark, As the Crow Flies and Bluebeard). First performed in 2016 at Manchester's Royal Exchange, the first revival of THE NIGHT WATCH opens at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne on 22 August, touring the UK until 23 November 2019.

Sarah Waters's THE NIGHT WATCH Will Tour For The First Time Photo Sarah Waters's THE NIGHT WATCH Will Tour For The First Time
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

The Original Theatre Company and York Theatre Royal present, from the international number one best-selling author Sarah Waters, THE NIGHT WATCH, adapted by Hattie Naylor (Ivan And The Dogs, Going Dark, As the Crow Flies and Bluebeard). First performed in 2016 at Manchester's Royal Exchange, the first revival of THE NIGHT WATCH opens at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne on 22 August, touring the UK until 23 November 2019. 

Guest Blog: Director Rebecca Loudon On COCKAMAMY Photo Guest Blog: Director Rebecca Loudon On COCKAMAMY
by Guest Blog: Rebecca Loudon - May 10, 2018

Louise Coulthard began writing Cockamamy while she was living with her grandmother, Alice, who had dementia. The play revolves around Alice and her granddaughter Rosie, and is an examination of the disease and the relationship between a grandparent and grandchild.

Presented by Think and Hit, COCKAMAMY Comes to The Hope Theatre Photo Presented by Think and Hit, COCKAMAMY Comes to The Hope Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Following sell-out runs at the Camden Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe 2017, where it won the Lustrum Award for Outstanding Play, the heart-warming Cockamamy will come to The Hope Theatre this summer. This razor-sharp play examines companionship and the reality of living with dementia.

Photo Flash: First Look at Kerry Ellis in the UK Tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Kerry Ellis in the UK Tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Kerry Ellis stars as Gwendolen, her first non-singing role, in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Courtyard Theatre Hereford, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Belfast Grand Opera House, Theatre Royal Bath and Manchester Opera House.

Photo Flash: Kerry Ellis Stars in the UK National Tour of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EAR Photo Photo Flash: Kerry Ellis Stars in the UK National Tour of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Kerry Ellis will star as Gwendolen, her first non-singing role, in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Courtyard Theatre Hereford, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Belfast Grand Opera House, Theatre Royal Bath and Manchester Opera House. Hannah Louise Howell will play Gwendolen at all other venues. They will be joined by Geoff Aymer, Louise Coulthard, Thomas Howes, Peter Sandys-Clarke and Simon Shackleton, playing Chasuble, Cecily, Algernon, Jack and Lane/Merriman respectively.

Kerry Ellis To Star In THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Tour Photo Kerry Ellis To Star In THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Kerry Ellis will star as Gwendolen, her first non-singing role, in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Courtyard Theatre Hereford, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Belfast Grand Opera House, Theatre Royal Bath and Manchester Opera House. Hannah Louise Howell will play Gwendolen at all other venues. They will be joined by Geoff Aymer, Louise Coulthard, Thomas Howes, Peter Sandys-Clarke and Simon Shackleton, playing Chasuble, Cecily, Algernon, Jack and Lane/Merriman respectively.

Cast Announced for Alan Ayckbourn's HOUSE and GARDEN at The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the cast of Alan Ayckbourn's duo of comedies, House and Garden, two major productions at the heart of the theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations.