BWW Review: DRIVING MISS DAISY, York Theatre RoyalBWW Review: DRIVING MISS DAISY, York Theatre Royal
by Sarah Ryan - Jun 13, 2019

Driving Miss Daisy, Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer-winning 1987 play made famous by a 1989 film adaptation starring Morgan Freeman, is brought back to the stage in a new production by York Theatre Royal. (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY Arrives In YorkDRIVING MISS DAISY Arrives In York
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Award-winning play Driving Miss Daisy comes to York Theatre Royal from 7 - 29 June with Paula Wilcox, Cory English and Maurey Richards in leading roles and York Theatre Royal Associate Artist Suzann McLean directing. (more...)

National Youth Theatre Raises More Than £150,000 In Annual Fundraiser GalaNational Youth Theatre Raises More Than £150,000 In Annual Fundraiser Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

On Monday 26 November, The National Youth Theatre hosted its annual fundraising gala, this year to the theme 'Puttin' on the Blitz Kidz' at Cafe de Paris, and was attended by VIP guests, past alumni and current NYT performers. The event, featuring music and theatre performances, auctions and fundraising events significantly exceeded targets, raising more than £150,000 to support The National Youth Theatre's ongoing projects. (more...)

Photo Flash: National Youth Theatre Raises More Than £150,000 In Annual Fundraiser GalaPhoto Flash: National Youth Theatre Raises More Than £150,000 In Annual Fundraiser Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

On Monday 26 November, The National Youth Theatre hosted its annual fundraising gala, this year to the theme 'Puttin' on the Blitz Kidz' at Cafe de Paris, and was attended by VIP guests, past alumni and current NYT performers. The event, featuring music and theatre performances, auctions and fundraising events significantly exceeded targets, raising more than £150,000 to support The National Youth Theatre's ongoing projects. (more...)

Tom Conti and Jenny Seagrove Star in BRIEF ENCOUNTER ON AIR at Theatre Royal WindsorTom Conti and Jenny Seagrove Star in BRIEF ENCOUNTER ON AIR at Theatre Royal Windsor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2018

With a last-minute dropout from its programming, most theatres would go dark. Not so at Theatre Royal Windsor. Next week (from Tuesday 2 October) sees Tom Conti and Jenny Seagrove star in Brief Encounter on Air, the live staged radio play version of the movie classic, along with Sue Holderness, Roy Marsden, Daniel Casey. (more...)

National Youth Theatre to Hold CHIC TO CHIC Fundraising Gala Dinner At Café De ParisNational Youth Theatre to Hold CHIC TO CHIC Fundraising Gala Dinner At Café De Paris
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...)

Olivier and Tony Winner Ian McDiarmid to Star in Birmingham Repertory Theatre's WHAT SHADOWSOlivier and Tony Winner Ian McDiarmid to Star in Birmingham Repertory Theatre's WHAT SHADOWS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor, Ian McDiarmid will play MP Enoch Powell in Chris Hannan's searing play, What Shadows. Directed by Roxana Silbert (Artistic Director, Birmingham Repertory Theatre), What Shadows tells the story of Powell's explosive Rivers of Blood speech, bringing to life the community that inspired it and, 30 years later, its effects on a woman trying to make sense of her life. (more...)

National Youth Theatre to Present First, Politically Charged East End Season This SummerNational Youth Theatre to Present First, Politically Charged East End Season This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) this month launches their first ever East End season which will run throughout the summer, with 97 of Britain's best young actors from all over the UK performing in five productions at three venues across East London. (more...)

National Youth Theatre to Present First, Politically Charged East End Season This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) this month launches their first ever East End season which will run throughout the summer, with 97 of Britain's best young actors from all over the UK performing in five productions at three venues across East London. (more...)

BWW TV: Berry Gordy, Charles Randolph-Wright, Beverley Knight and More Chat West End's MOTOWN on the Red Carpet
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2016

Last night (8 March 2016) marked the opening of the West End production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. Last month, due to public demand, a further 200,000 tickets were released for sale taking bookings at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 18 February 2017. Click below to watch the stars strut the red carpet, including Gordy, director Randolph-Wright, Beverley Knight and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of West End's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL - Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson, Mary Wilson and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Last night (8 March 2016) marked the opening of the West End production of Motown the Musical. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy,Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. Last month, due to public demand, a further 200,000 tickets were released for sale taking bookings at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 18 February 2017.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the opening night bash below! (more...)

Shakespeare Takes Center Stage in New BBC Series UPSTART CROW
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that BBC Two has commissioned UPSTART CROW -- a six-part series about the life of William Shakespeare -- as part of the BBC Shakespeare Festival 2016, a major season celebrating the genius of Shakespeare, 400 years after his death. David Mitchell will take on the lead role. (more...)

Photo Flash: NYT Hosts 'STARS AND STRIPES THANKSGIVING FEAST' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

On Monday 23 November, The National Youth Theatre hosted a fundraising gala 'Stars and Stripes Thanksgiving Feast' at The Bloomsbury Hotel, attended by current NYT performers, past alumni and VIP guests. The event raised more than £80k which will continue to support The National Youth Theatre's ongoing projects. Scroll down for photos from the evening! (more...)

West End's GREAT EXPECTATIONS Set for 7 Feb DVD Release
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

On Friday 7th February, Beckman Unicorn's critically acclaimed West End production of Great Expectations The Play will be released on DVD exactly one year after it was filmed and screened in cinemas across the UK (more...)

Dibley, Wilcox To Star In UK Tour Of KINDERTRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

Kindertransport will open at the Belgrade Theatre Coventry from Wednesday 23 October and will tour the UK until April 2014. (more...)

GREAT EXPECTATIONS Closes at the Vaudeville Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2013

Great Expectations closes at the Vaudeville Theatre today, 30 March 2013, two months earlier than its original run date. (more...)

GREAT EXPECTATIONS to be Broadcast at Town Hall Theater, 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

The Brits have a long history of adapting their own great literature into spectacular plays and musicals. This season the talk of London is Great Expectations, a spectacular staging of Dicken's classic. (more...)

GREAT EXPECTATIONS to Close Early at the Vaudeville Theatre, March 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Great Expectations will now run at the Vaudeville Theatre until 30 March 2013, closing two months earlier than its original run date. (more...)

Review Roundup: West End's GREAT EXPECTATIONS - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Feb 8, 2013

A new stage adaptation of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations opened at the West End's Vaudeville Theatre on 6 February 2013. Reprising their roles from the play's recent, successful UK tour, Jack Ellis stars as Jaggers, Chris Ellison as Magwitch and Paula Wilcox as Miss Havisham. The cast of 14 also includes Paul Nivison as Adult Pip, Grace Rowe as Estella and Taylor Jay-Davies as Young Pip. (more...)

GREAT EXPECTATIONS Screens Live Across UK and Worldwide from Vaudeville Theatre on Dickens' Birthday Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2013

To celebrate the launch of The Dickens Legacy at the Gala Evening at London's Vaudeville Theatre, GREAT EXPECTATIONS will be screened live via satellite to more than 150 cinemas across the UK and Ireland, with a global cinema release including mainland Europe, Canada, USA, Asia and Australia. (more...)

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