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MALORY TOWERS Tour Comes to Storyhouse in Spring 2020 MALORY TOWERS Tour Comes to Storyhouse in Spring 2020
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

A new musical adaptation of Enid Blyton's Malory Towers is heading to Storyhouse during Summer 2020. (more...)

MALORY TOWERS Returns With A Summer Run At Southbank Centre MALORY TOWERS Returns With A Summer Run At Southbank Centre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

David Pugh will present Emma Rice's critically acclaimed musical adaptation of Enid Blyton's Malory Towers, originally created with Wise Children. This new production will be co-produced with Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, where the production will open on 27 March 2020, before going on a national tour, concluding at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall, where it will play from 27 July to 31 August, with national press performances on 31 July, 1 and 2 August. (more...)

Re-Imagining Of PETER PAN Flies Into Birmingham Repertory Theatre Re-Imagining Of PETER PAN Flies Into Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

A thrilling re-imagining of Peter Pan flies into Birmingham Repertory Theatre for Christmas 2019. Directed by Liam Steel, this new staging of the classic story will play from 30 November to 19 January. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Peter Pan at Birmingham Repertory Theatre Full Cast Announced For Peter Pan at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Birmingham Repertory Theatre has today announced the full cast for their festive production of Peter Pan. Bringing director and choreographer Liam Steel's thrilling new imagining of the classic story to life will be a company of 18 actors. (more...)

MALORY TOWERS Announced At HOME Manchester MALORY TOWERS Announced At HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Nostalgic, naughty and perfect for now, Malory Towers is the original 'Girl Power' story. Join Wise Children for high jinks, high drama and high spirits, all set to sensational live music and breathtaking animation, at HOME Manchester, Tue 24 - Sat 28 September. Co-produced by York Theatre Royal in association with Bristol Old Vic, Malory Towers, based on the novels of Enid Blyton, is adapted and directed by Emma Rice.  (more...)

BWW Review: MALORY TOWERS, Passenger Shed BWW Review: MALORY TOWERS, Passenger Shed
by Tim Wright - Jul 26, 2019

At first glance, Enid Blyton's Malory Towers seems an odd choice for the second outing of Emma Rice's Wise Children theatre company. A genteel tale of a privileged girl's boarding school in Cornwall with mild peril and even milder themes doesn't seem like classic Rice. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of MALORY TOWERS Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of MALORY TOWERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Check out photos for the national tour of Emma Rice's adaptation of Enid Blyton's MALORY TOWERS. The show officially opens this Thursday 25 July at The Passenger Shed in Bristol, running there until 18 August 2019. The tour then continues until 5 October 2019. (more...)

Emma Rice's MALORY TOWERS Announces Full Cast Emma Rice's MALORY TOWERS Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

Wise Children's adaptation of Enid Blyton's Malory Towers, co-produced by York Theatre Royal in association with Bristol Old Vic, will star Rebecca Collingwood as Gwendoline Lacey, Mirabelle Gremaud as Irene Bartlett, Vinnie Heaven as Bill Robinson, Izuka Hoyle as Darrell Rivers, Renee Lamb as Alicia Johns, Francesca Mills as Sally Hope and Rose Shalloo as Mary Lou Atkinson. Adapted and directed by Emma Rice, the musical opens on 25 July 2019 at The Passenger Shed in the company's home city of Bristol, before embarking on a national tour to Cambridge, York, Exeter, Manchester and Oxford. (more...)

Emma Rice's Production Of WISE CHILDREN Will Be Screened In Cinemas Across UK And Ireland Emma Rice's Production Of WISE CHILDREN Will Be Screened In Cinemas Across UK And Ireland
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

More2Screen today announces the cinema release of the critically acclaimed stage adaptation of Angela Carter's Wise Children which will be screened in more than 250 cinemas across the UK and Ireland from 3 October 2019. Directed and adapted for the stage by Emma Rice, the production is the first from her new company Wise Children. Cinema tickets are on sale now at WiseChildrenCinema.com (more...)

WISE CHILDREN Begins at Storyhouse Next Week WISE CHILDREN Begins at Storyhouse Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The new theatrical production of novelist Angela Carter's Wise Children comes to Storyhouse next week. (more...)

Emma Rice's WISE CHILDREN Plays At HOME Manchester Emma Rice's WISE CHILDREN Plays At HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Wise Children and The Old Vic bring their world premiere production of Angela Carter's novel Wise Children, adapted and directed by Emma Rice and co- produced by the Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Oxford Playhouse, and York Theatre Royal, to HOME in Manchester Today 26 February - Saturday 2 March 2019. (more...)

Emma Rice's WISE CHILDREN Plays At HOME Manchester Emma Rice's WISE CHILDREN Plays At HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Wise Children and The Old Vic bring their world premiere production of Angela Carter's novel Wise Children, adapted and directed by Emma Rice and co- produced by the Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Oxford Playhouse, and York Theatre Royal, to HOME in Manchester Tuesday 26 February - Saturday 2 March 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: WISE CHILDREN, Old Vic BWW Review: WISE CHILDREN, Old Vic
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 18, 2018

Emma Rice is back after her kerfuffle with Shakespeare's Globe, debuting her brand new company with an adaptation of Angela Carter's novel of the same name. After being shown out of the Bard's doors last April, and following the company's funding controversy, she silences doubters by taking up residency at the Old Vic with a gloriously colourful and unashamedly bold first show. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WISE CHILIDREN at The Old Vic Photo Flash: First Look at WISE CHILIDREN at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

A big, bawdy tangle of theatrical joy and heartbreak, Wise Children is a celebration of show business, family, forgiveness and hope. Expect show girls and Shakespeare, sex and scandal, music, mischief and mistaken identity - and butterflies by the thousand. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For WISE CHILDREN at the Old Vic Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For WISE CHILDREN at the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Wise Children comes to the Old Vic, produced by the Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Oxford Playhouse and York Theatre Royal. (more...)

Etta Murfitt, Gareth Snook and More Cast in the Old Vic's WISE CHILDREN Etta Murfitt, Gareth Snook and More Cast in the Old Vic's WISE CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Old Vic today announces the cast of Wise Children, which will have its world premiere at The Old Vic on 17 October, with previews from 8 October, ahead of its UK tour. The cast includes Sam Archer, Ankur Bahl, Stu Barker, Omari Douglas, Mirabelle Gremaud, Alex Heane, Paul Hunter, Melissa James, Bettrys Jones, Patrycja Kujawska, Etta Murfitt, Katy Owen, Ian Ross, Gareth Snook and Mike Shepherd. (more...)