BroadwayHD Shines With Major Star Power In May As It Debuts New ProductionsBroadwayHD Shines With Major Star Power In May As It Debuts New Productions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

What does an archive considered to be "the crown jewels" of public and network television and Anton Chekhov have in common? They are all headed to BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, in May. This month, BroadwayHD will be adding a selection of premier titles from the Broadway Digital Archive, which brings together Broadway plays and great works of literature produced for television over the past five decades. (more...)

Presenters Announced For The Stage Debut Awards 2018Presenters Announced For The Stage Debut Awards 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Star of stage and screen Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife/Fight, Josephine and I, Common) will be hosting The Stage Debut Awards in association with Access Entertainment on Sunday 23 September, alongside further presenters; Adrian Lester OBE, Jodie Prenger, Ruthie Henshall, Mathew Horne, Michael Grandage, Preeya Kalidas, James Graham and Paule Constable. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mathew Horne and Ed Speleers in the UK Tour of RAIN MANPhoto Flash: First Look at Mathew Horne and Ed Speleers in the UK Tour of RAIN MAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Get a first look below at Rain Man, the inaugural production of Bill Kenwright's Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company. The production starsGavin and Stacey's Mathew Horne (Raymond) and Downtown Abbey's Ed Speleers (Charlie) as well as Mairi Barclay (Pippin), Hannah Barker, Elizabeth Carter (Dreamboats and Petticoats), Adam Lilley (The 39 Steps), Neil Roberts (Mamma Mia!) and Joe Sellman Leava (Monster). (more...)

Full Casting Announced For RAIN MAN Starring Mathew Horne And Ed SpeleersFull Casting Announced For RAIN MAN Starring Mathew Horne And Ed Speleers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Full casting has been announced for Rain Man, the inaugural production of Bill Kenwright's Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company. Joining the previously announced Gavin and Stacey's Mathew Horne (Raymond) and Downtown Abbey's Ed Speleers (Charlie) is: Mairi Barclay (Pippin), Hannah Barker, Elizabeth Carter (Dreamboats and Petticoats), Adam Lilley (The 39 Steps), Neil Roberts (Mamma Mia!) and Joe Sellman Leava (Monster). (more...)

Mathew Horne and Ed Speleers to Star in RAIN MAN By Dan GordonMathew Horne and Ed Speleers to Star in RAIN MAN By Dan Gordon
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Bill Kenwright presents the inaugural Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company production of RAIN MAN. Mathew Horne (Gavin & Stacey, The Catherine Tate Show) stars as Raymond Babbit opposite Ed Speleers (Downton Abbey, Wolf Hall) as Charlie Babbit. RAIN MAN opens at Windsor Theatre Royal on 21 August, before embarking on a UK tour to Milton Keynes, Cardiff, Eastbourne, Southend, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Brighton, Guildford, Leeds, Richmond, Derby and Northampton. Further dates and casting to be announced in due course. (more...)

Acorn TV Announces First Commision; AGATHA RAISIN Returns for Series 2Acorn TV Announces First Commision; AGATHA RAISIN Returns for Series 2
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

During their session for Acorn TV Originals Girlfriends and Striking Out, Series 2 at the Television Critics Association Winter Tour, Acorn TV General Manager Matthew Graham announces Acorn TV's first series commission with the return of one of its most popular series, the fun, mystery series AGATHA RAISIN, Series 2 in 2018. (more...)

Kate Beckinsale to Star in Original Amazon Dramatic Series THE WIDOWKate Beckinsale to Star in Original Amazon Dramatic Series THE WIDOW
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Amazon Prime Video and ITV today announced it has greenlit THE WIDOW, an eight-episode Prime Original and ITV series, starring Kate Beckinsale (The Aviator, Love & Friendship). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

On Monday 20 November, The National Youth Theatre (NYT) hosted fundraising gala 'Chic to Cheek' atCaf de Paris, attended by current NYT performers, past alumni and VIP guests. The event raised over 100,000 which will continue to support The National Youth Theatre's ongoing projects. (more...)

Last Chance To See Major West End Revival Of THE MISER
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Audiences have four weeks left to see a major West End revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser. (more...)

Photo Flash: London's Garrick Theatre presents THE MISER:
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Sean Foley(The Painkiller)directsGriff Rhys JonesandLee Mackin an adaptation ofMoliere'sclassic comedyThe Miserat London's Garrick Theatre. Adapted byFoleyandPhil Porter,The Miseris the rip-roaring comedy from one of France's greatest dramatists. A major revival that is sure to rock the West End,The Miserbegins previews on March 1st, with an official opening onMarch 13th 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Matthew Bourne's THE RED SHOES Gala Night
by Marianka Swain - Dec 16, 2016

Matthew Bourne's acclaimed new production of THE RED SHOES had its Sadler's Wells press nightthis week and a special gala performance last night. The show runs until 29 January, 2017. (more...)

Mathew Horne Will Join Griff Rhys Jones And Lee Mack In THE MISER In London's West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Full casting has today been announced for a major West End revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser. The full cast, which includes Mathew Horne, join previously announced Griff Rhys Jones who returns to the West End stage after a five year absence and Lee Mack who makes his West End debut. (more...)

The Mono Box to Host Fundraising Gala LIFTING THE LID
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Mono Box today confirms that it will host a fundraising gala, Lifting the Lid, on 7 June 2016. The event will feature performances from Mathew Horne, Joseph Marcell, Patrick Marber and more, as well as an auction with prizes including signed memorabilia from Sally Hawkins and Zoe Wanamaker. (more...)

THE RULING CLASS Revival, Starring James McAvoy, Begins Previews in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Ron Cook (Mr Selfridge, Henry V, King Lear, Hot Fuzz) as Sir Charles Gurney, Kathryn Drysdale (Suspects, Love's Labour's Lost, Tripping Over, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) as Grace Shelley, Joshua McGuire (Privacy, Posh, About Time, Mr Turner) as Dinsdale Gurney and Anthony O'Donnell (The Captain of Kopenick, Skyfall, Matchpoint) as Daniel Tucker, join BAFTA winning James McAvoy, as Jack, the 14th Earl of Gurney, in the first West End revival of Peter Barnes' satirical comedy, The Ruling Class, directed by Jamie Lloyd, Artistic Director of Trafalgar Transformed. (more...)

Ron Cook, Kathryn Drysdale & More to Join James McAvoy in THE RULING CLASS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

Ron Cook (Mr Selfridge, Henry V, King Lear, Hot Fuzz) as Sir Charles Gurney, Kathryn Drysdale (Suspects, Love's Labour's Lost, Tripping Over, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) as Grace Shelley, Joshua McGuire (Privacy, Posh, About Time, Mr Turner) as Dinsdale Gurney and Anthony O'Donnell (The Captain of Kopenick, Skyfall, Matchpoint) as Daniel Tucker, join BAFTA winning James McAvoy, as Jack, the 14th Earl of Gurney, in the first West End revival of Peter Barnes' satirical comedy, The Ruling Class, directed by Jamie Lloyd, Artistic Director of Trafalgar Transformed. (more...)

UK's THE RULING CLASS Announces Full Cast, Including Ron Cook & Kathryn Drysdale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

Ron Cook (Mr Selfridge, Henry V, King Lear, Hot Fuzz) as Sir Charles Gurney, Kathryn Drysdale (Suspects, Love's Labour's Lost, Tripping Over, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) as Grace Shelley, Joshua McGuire (Privacy, Posh, About Time, Mr Turner) as Dinsdale Gurney and Anthony O'Donnell (The Captain of Kopenick, Skyfall, Matchpoint) as Daniel Tucker, join BAFTA winning James McAvoy, as Jack, the 14thEarl of Gurney, in the first West End revival of Peter Barnes' satirical comedy, The Ruling Class, directed by Jamie Lloyd, Artistic Director of Trafalgar Transformed. (more...)

EAST IS EAST Traf Extra Events Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

To coincide with Ayub Khan Din's critically acclaimed hit play East is East, directed by Sam Yates, and starring Jane Horrocks and Ayub Khan Din himself, there will be a range of Traf Extra events including a panel discussion on Diversity And The Arts and Stories Unplugged: An Open Mic Night, with further events announced in due course. (more...)

Official: James McAvoy Will Lead THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar; Jamie Lloyd to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

BAFTA winning and Golden Globe nominated actor James McAvoy (Filth, The Last King of Scotland, Atonement, X-Men) returns to Trafalgar Transformed, following his performance in Jamie Lloyd's Macbeth, which launched the first Trafalgar Transformed season and earned him an Olivier award nomination for Best Actor, and for the production a nomination for Best Revival. McAvoy will play Jack, the 14th Earl of Gurney, in the first revival of Peter Barnes' satirical comedy, The Ruling Class, directed by Artistic Director, Jamie Lloyd. The production runs from 16 January to 11 April 2015, with press night on 27 January. Design is by Soutra Gilmour, with lighting by Jon Clark and sound by Ben and Max Ringham. (more...)

ATG Revamps Front-of-House Areas with New Bars and Lounges
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is currently transforming its Front of House areas by installing a number of stylish lounges and concept bars. Having invested more than 3 million in the roll out of 22 Ambassador Lounges and 10 premium bars so far, ATG has planned a further investment of 600,000 by the end of 2014. (more...)

Official: Jane Horrocks & Khan Din to Lead EAST IS EAST at Trafalgar Transformed, Begin. 4 October
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Award-winning playwright Ayub Khan Din's first play, East is East, which premiered at the Royal Court and was later turned into a much-loved feature film, returns to the London stage after 17 years. This hilarious and ever-pertinent modern classic about growing up in multiracial England will star the multi award-winning stage and screen actress Jane Horrocks (Young Vic's Annie Get Your Gun,Sunshine on Leith, The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice, Absolutely Fabulous) as Ella Khan, one of the greatest female roles written for modern theatre. (more...)

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