Acorn TV Announces Upcoming 2018 Slate Featuring Award-Winning New Dramas and Returning FavoritesAcorn TV Announces Upcoming 2018 Slate Featuring Award-Winning New Dramas and Returning Favorites
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

After starting off the year with several must-see Acorn TV Originals including the final season of BAFTA-winning BBC comedy Detectorists, star-studded ITV drama Girlfriends, and Welsh sensation Keeping Faith, Acorn TV announces its content-packed slate for the rest of the year filled with must-see new dramas and returning favorites. North America's largest streaming service specializing in British and international television will feature the U.S. and Canadian premieres of several more Acorn TV Originals, including its first sole commission with Agatha Raisin, Series 2 starring Ashley Jensen (Catastrophe, Ugly Betty); new hit Aussie drama Mystery Road called “Australia's answer to 'True Detective'… Judy Davis is phenomenal” (Junkee); and Irish comedy Finding Joy; plus Welsh drama Bang, Italian drama Tangled Lies and new seasons of Acorn TV favorites 800 Words, Paul Abbott's No Offence, Ackley Bridge, The Heart Guy, and The Brokenwood Mysteries; as well as dates for two of its most popular Australian series with the final season of addictive period drama A Place to Call Home (Sept. 3/Labor Day) and Guy Pearce's return as the late Peter Temple's Jack Irish (Sept. 10, Trailer). (more...)

Spike Milligan Centenary Celebrated With New Play A SOCKFUL OF CUSTARDSpike Milligan Centenary Celebrated With New Play A SOCKFUL OF CUSTARD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

In the year of his hundredth birthday, Spike Milligan - granddaddy of modern comedy - looks back on his life with an hour and a half of laughs, songs, philosophy, and utter utter silliness. Chris Larner and Jeremy Stockwell - two men with beards - sift through the madness and find only more of it. (more...)

Creative Cauldron presents A LITTLE PRINCESS SARA CREWECreative Cauldron presents A LITTLE PRINCESS SARA CREWE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Creative Cauldron's Learning Theater Ensemble presents an original adaptation of A Little Princess Sara Crewe, the beloved children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Featuring a book by Ellen Selby, music by Matt Conner and lyrics by Stephen Gregory Smith, A Little Princess captures the spirit of the novel and its salute to the power of imagination. Directed by Ellen Selby and Creative Cauldron Producing Director, Laura Connors Hull, A Little Princess Sara Crew will run from November 3rd through 19th, 2017 at ArtSpace Falls Church. Press Night for A Little Princess is Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Acorn TV's Packed November Slate Features Return of its #1 Streamed Series & MoreAcorn TV's Packed November Slate Features Return of its #1 Streamed Series & More
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

In November 2017, Acorn TV, North America's most popular streaming service focused on British and international television, announces one of its most impressive slates yet with a new BBC One drama series, a new season of its most-streamed series (more...)

New Season of DOC MARTIN RETURNS Makes U.S. Premiere on Acorn TV, TodayNew Season of DOC MARTIN RETURNS Makes U.S. Premiere on Acorn TV, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

In partnership with DRG, Acorn TV, North America's most popular streaming service focused on British and international television, is thrilled to announce the return of one of the most popular series in Britain and Acorn's best-selling series with Doc Martin, Series 8 beginning its Exclusive U.S. Premiere today, September 21, 2017 (more...)

New Season of DOC MARTIN RETURNS Makes U.S. Premiere on Acorn TV, 9/21New Season of DOC MARTIN RETURNS Makes U.S. Premiere on Acorn TV, 9/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

In partnership with DRG, Acorn TV, North America's most popular streaming service focused on British and international television, is thrilled to announce the return of one of the most popular series in Britain and Acorn's best-selling series with Doc Martin, Series 8 beginning its Exclusive U.S. Premiere on Thursday, September 21, 2017 (more...)

Acorn TV Secures Exclusive U.S. Premiere for 2 More Seasons British Dramedy DOC MARTIN
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

RLJ Entertainment's Acorn brand (RLJE) secures exclusive North American rights to two more seasons of smash hit dramedy DOC MARTIN from DRG. The series remains one of Acorn's bestselling series of all-time and a huge hit on its streaming service Acorn TV. Doc Martin stars BAFTA winner Martin Clunes in an uproarious lead performance as a tactless, self-centered, and uptight doctor in a quirky seaside town in Cornwall. Broadcast on ITV in the UK, Acorn TV will premiere Series 8, consisting of eight episodes, in fall/winter 2017. Subscribers can continue to watch the first seven series anytime on Acorn TV. Acorn TV subscribers will have even more ways to watch the next season, as the premier North American streaming service for world-class TV from Britain and beyond continues to expand its device and platform offering and is now available for Android through the Google Play store and Chromecast via its Android and iOS apps. (more...)

Photo Flash: The British Royal Family Comes to Pioneer Theatre in KING CHARLES III
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company presents King Charles III by Mike Bartlett, a 2015 Tony Award Nominee for Best Play. This future history play runs March 24 - April 8, 2017. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Plays in Palace Intrigue in KING CHARLES III
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company presents King Charles III by Mike Bartlett, a 2015 Tony Award Nominee for Best Play. This future history play runs March 24 - April 8, 2017. (more...)

SOUNDBREAKING: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music on Blu-ray/DVD Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Coinciding with its upcoming PBS broadcast and coming off a critically-acclaimed premiere at SXSW earlier this year, the star-studded, groundbreaking music documentary series Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music makes its DVD and Blu-ray debut (more...)

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Works & Process Rotunda Projects Initiative Gala at the Guggenheim Museum raised more than $450,000 in commissioning funds for the Works & Process Rotunda Projects program. The announced initiative will expand the Guggenheim's Works & Process program's commissioned performances into the museum's iconic rotunda. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

SOUNDBREAKING: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music on Blu-ray/DVD 11/29
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Coinciding with its upcoming PBS broadcast and coming off a critically-acclaimed premiere at SXSW earlier this year, the star-studded, groundbreaking music documentary series Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music makes its DVD and Blu-ray debut (more...)

Rupert Everett to Give Intimate Reading of Oscar Wilde's THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL in Reading Prison
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Award-winning actor Rupert Everett will give a reading of Oscar Wilde's final work The Ballad of Reading Gaol from the former prison chapel on Sunday 4 December 2016, the closing day of Inside: Artists and Writers in Reading Prison.  (more...)

Creative Cauldron Presents World Premiere of A CHRISTMAS CAROL MEMORY 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Creative Cauldron proudly presents its 40th production, A Christmas Carol Memory, a world premiere that re-imagines the classic Dickens tale. Conceived and Directed by Producing Director Laura Connors Hull, written by Jennifer Clements, and featuring puppet design by Margie Jervis, A Christmas Carol Memory will be presented from December 1stthrough the 20th at ArtSpace Falls Church.  Curtain times are Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:00 pm with additional performances on December 18th at 7:00 pm and December 19th and 20th at 7:30 pm.  Press night is Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

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