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Bio:
Training: Peter read English at Edinburgh University before training at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Theatre includes: Roscoe Dexter in Singin‚Äô in the Rain (Chichester Festival Theatre), Henrik/Fabian in The Observer, Rudolf ‚ÄėKatie‚Äô Kommer in Afterlife and Selwyn Lloyd in Never So Good ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Training: Peter read English at Edinburgh University before training at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Theatre includes: Roscoe Dexter in Singin‚Äô in the Rain (Chichester Festival Theatre), Henrik/Fabian in The Observer, Rudolf ‚ÄėKatie‚Äô Kommer in Afterlife and Selwyn Lloyd in Never So Good ... (read complete bio)
Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Opening at Curve Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Opening at Curve
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF will open at Curve on 3 September, before touring to Liverpool Playhouse 22 September ‚Äď 2 October, Marlowe Theatre 6 ‚Äď 9 October, The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich 12 ‚Äď 16 October, Theatr Clwyd 19 ‚Äď 23 October, concluding at Mast Mayflower Studios Southampton 26 ‚Äď 30 October.

MUGABE & ME Will Be Performed at York Theatre Royal Next Month Photo MUGABE & ME Will Be Performed at York Theatre Royal Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2021

The autobiographical play about growing up in 1980's Zimbabwe following independence opens at York Theatre Royal on 14 September, with previews from 9 September, until 18 September, with tour dates for 2022 to be announced.

Full Cast Announced for CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at Leicester's Curve Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced for CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at Leicester's Curve Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2021

Leicester’s Curve theatre, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and English Touring Theatre revealed the full company for the upcoming co-production of Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Anthony Almeida, which will open at Curve on 3 September, and then tour venues across England and Wales.

The Shows That Made Us: FOLLIES Photo The Shows That Made Us: FOLLIES
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Sep 23, 2020

I owe a lot to Follies - friendships with fans and actors and occasional pieces of journalism have resulted from the show - but it made me realise how transformative live theatre can be. Thinking about it, it's ironic that a show signalling the death of old Broadway should ignite such a passion, but isn't that the point of Follies?

BWW Flashback: Imelda Staunton Takes the Stage, From GYPSY to FOLLIES! Photo BWW Flashback: Imelda Staunton Takes the Stage, From GYPSY to FOLLIES!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 29, 2019

It's a big week for Imelda Staunton. Following rumors that the stage and screen star was in talks to take over as Queen Elizabeth is season 5 and 6 of The Crown, it was announced that she would take on the iconic role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in a new West End production of Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly!

2018 FOLLIES Cast Recording is Now Available At The NT Bookshop Photo 2018 FOLLIES Cast Recording is Now Available At The NT Bookshop
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2019

Following the final performance of Follies in the Olivier on 11 May, the National Theatre announces the CD release of Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical Follies - 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording this Friday, 17 May.

Last Chance To See Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES At The National Theatre Photo Last Chance To See Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES At The National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2019

Follies returns to the NT for its final eight performances at the National Theatre on 6 May. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring a cast of 40 and an orchestra of 21, Follies is directed by Dominic Cooke.

Song Insights: 'Buddy's Blues', FOLLIES Photo Song Insights: 'Buddy's Blues', FOLLIES
by Rona Kelly - Apr 6, 2019

Hello folks, we're into the Follies! To kick off the new Follies Song Insights, we're looking at the song that kicks off the Follies-style numbers which close the show: 'Buddy's Blues', with Buddy himself Peter Forbes and music director Nigel Lilley.

National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019 Photo National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2019

National Theatre has announced its listings for May - October 2019. Check out the full lineup below!

The National Theatre to Host A Conversation with Stephen Sondheim Photo The National Theatre to Host A Conversation with Stephen Sondheim
by Julie Musbach - Mar 26, 2019

On Friday 29 March, 6.10pm - 6.50pm, at the Olivier Theatre, the National Theatre will host Stephen Sondheim in conversation to accompany the currently running production of Follies.

CD Review: FOLLIES, 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording Photo CD Review: FOLLIES, 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording
by Marianka Swain - Mar 11, 2019

The meticulous care of the National Theatre's production is continued in the soundtrack recording, demonstrating the collaborative brilliance of orchestrations from Jonathan Tunick and Josh Clayton, music supervision from Nicholas Skilbeck, and musical direction from Nigel Lilley - the latter conducting an exceptionally disciplined and articulate 21-piece orchestra.

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/1 - HARRY POT Photo Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/1 - HARRY POTTER, FOLLIES, and More!
by BWW Special - Mar 1, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Harry Potter, Follies, and more!

What Did Critics Think of the National's FOLLIES? Photo What Did Critics Think of the National's FOLLIES?
by Review Roundups - Feb 25, 2019

After a sold-out run, Follies returns to the NT in 2019. Let's see what the critics had to say.

BWW Review: FOLLIES, National Theatre Photo BWW Review: FOLLIES, National Theatre
by Louis Train - Feb 23, 2019

Follies begins with a gentle piece of music: warm, slow, romantic, that erupts into a jazz and brass extravaganza. Like the show that follows, it is full of highs and lows, big things and small things, pain and longing and fun.

Photo Flash: First Look at National Theatre's FOLLIES Photo Photo Flash: First Look at National Theatre's FOLLIES
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2019

After a sold-out run, Follies returns to the NT in 2019. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring a cast of 40 and an orchestra of 21, Follies is directed by Dominic Cooke. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Peter Forbes return to reprise their roles, with Alexander Hanson and Joanna Riding joining the cast as Ben and Sally.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The National Theatre's FOLLIES Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The National Theatre's FOLLIES
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019

After a sold-out run, Follies returns to the NT in 2019. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring a cast of 40 and an orchestra of 21, Follies is directed by Dominic Cooke. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Peter Forbes return to reprise their roles, with Alexander Hanson and Joanna Riding joining the cast as Ben and Sally.

Warner Classics and National Theatre Present the FOLLIES 2018 Cast Recording Photo Warner Classics and National Theatre Present the FOLLIES 2018 Cast Recording
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 18, 2019

WARNER CLASSICS and the NATIONAL THEATRE announce the digital download and streaming release of Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical FOLLIES - 2018 National Theatre Cast Recording today.

National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019 Photo National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for the first half of 2019.

Full Cast Announced for FOLLIES at National Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced for FOLLIES at National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2018

After a sold-out run, Follies returns to the NT in 2019. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring a cast of 40 and an orchestra of 21, Folliesis directed by Dominic Cooke. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Peter Forbes return to reprise their roles, with Alexander Hanson and Joanna Riding joining the cast as Ben and Sally.

National Theatre New Season Announced; Includes Lenny Henry, Annie Baker, Caryl Churc Photo National Theatre New Season Announced; Includes Lenny Henry, Annie Baker, Caryl Churchill, Inua Ellams
by Marianka Swain - Oct 3, 2018

The National Theatre has today announced its new season

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