Photo Flash: First Look at Kerry Ellis in the UK Tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTPhoto Flash: First Look at Kerry Ellis in the UK Tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Kerry Ellis stars as Gwendolen, her first non-singing role, in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Courtyard Theatre Hereford, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Belfast Grand Opera House, Theatre Royal Bath and Manchester Opera House. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kerry Ellis Stars in the UK National Tour of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTPhoto Flash: Kerry Ellis Stars in the UK National Tour of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Kerry Ellis will star as Gwendolen, her first non-singing role, in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Courtyard Theatre Hereford, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Belfast Grand Opera House, Theatre Royal Bath and Manchester Opera House. Hannah Louise Howell will play Gwendolen at all other venues. They will be joined by Geoff Aymer, Louise Coulthard, Thomas Howes, Peter Sandys-Clarke and Simon Shackleton, playing Chasuble, Cecily, Algernon, Jack and Lane/Merriman respectively. (more...)

Kerry Ellis To Star In THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST TourKerry Ellis To Star In THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Kerry Ellis will star as Gwendolen, her first non-singing role, in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Courtyard Theatre Hereford, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Belfast Grand Opera House, Theatre Royal Bath and Manchester Opera House. Hannah Louise Howell will play Gwendolen at all other venues. They will be joined by Geoff Aymer, Louise Coulthard, Thomas Howes, Peter Sandys-Clarke and Simon Shackleton, playing Chasuble, Cecily, Algernon, Jack and Lane/Merriman respectively. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tom Conti, Gwen Taylor and More in UK's BEFORE THE PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

They are two of the UK's best-loved stars of stage and screen, but have never performed together - until now.  (more...)

Christopher Ravenscroft Leads THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH at Jermyn Street Theatre, Now thru May 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Best known for his recurring role as DI Mike Burden in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, accomplished stage, TV and film actor Christopher Ravenscroft teams up with Rhiannon Sommers, acclaimed for her portrayal of Mary Shelley in Bloody Poetry at Jermyn Street Theatre in 2012, for the first ever revival of Arthur Wing Pinero's The Notorious Mrs Ebbsmith. (more...)

Christopher Ravenscroft to Lead THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH at Jermyn Street Theatre, April 8-May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Best known for his recurring role as DI Mike Burden in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, accomplished stage, TV and film actor Christopher Ravenscroft teams up with Rhiannon Sommers, acclaimed for her portrayal of Mary Shelley in Bloody Poetry at Jermyn Street Theatre in 2012, for the first ever revival of Arthur Wing Pinero's The Notorious Mrs Ebbsmith. (more...)

Sarah Crowe, Daniel Hill and More Star in Jermyn Street Theatre's ON APPROVAL, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2013

Jermyn Street Theatre presents ON APPROVAL by Frederick Lonsdale, directed by Anthony Biggs with designs by Cherry Truluck and lighting design by David W Kidd. The production will run tonight, 9 April - 4 May 2013 at Jermyn Street Theatre. Press Night 11 April 7.30pm. (more...)

Sarah Crowe, Daniel Hill and More to Star in Jermyn Street Theatre's ON APPROVAL; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

Jermyn Street Theatre has announced the cast for the first major revival in nearly twenty years of Frederick Lonsdale's On Approval. The Olivier Award winning actress Sarah Crowe, who was last seen at the theatre in the UK premiere of Henrik Ibsen's St John's Night will play Maria Wislake alongside Louise Calf, who was also part of the Ibsen cast, as Helen Hayle. Daniel Hill will play Richard Halton whilst Peter Sandys-Clarke will play George, The Duke of Bristol. (more...)

Simon Ward, Peter Eyre, et al. Complete Cast of West End's PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2011

Rounding off the cast are Simon Ward, Peter Eyre, and Peter Sandys Clarke who will star as Alfred P. Doolitte, Colonel Pickering, and Freddy Eynsford Hill respectively. Marty Cruickshank and Roberta Taylor will also join previously announced Rupert Everett, Kara Tointon, and Diana Rigg. (more...)

Alistair McGowan to Replace Rupert Everett in West End PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

According to Whatsonstage.com, Rupert Everett will leave the West End production of PYGMALION on AUguust 15 because of previous television commitments. Stepping into the role of Henry Higgins will be Alistair McGowan, who takes over through September 3. The production opened at the Garrick Theatre on May 25. (more...)

Simon Ward Leaves West End PYGMALION Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

According to published reports, Simon Ward, who was set to play Alfred P. Dolittle in the West End revival of PYGMALION, had to pull out of the production because of a virus. While his understudy, Brendan Hooper, will replace Ward for now, an announcement is expected to be be made later today with the news of a new actor joining the show. The show is still on track to open on May 25. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 10-15
by BWW - Apr 15, 2011

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week, or you're just in the mood for a recap of everything theatre, BroadwayWorld's new feature, ‘This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end of the week fix. Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to the West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Everett, Tointon in Rehearsal for West End's PYGMALION!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2011

The cast of the upcoming West End revival of PYGMALION starring Rupert Everett, Kara Tointon and Diana Rigg also features Simon Ward, Peter Eyre and Peter Sandys Clarke as Alfred P. Doolitte, Colonel Pickering, and Freddy Eynsford Hill respectively. Marty Cruickshank and Roberta Taylor also star. The first rehearal photos have surfaced and appear below! (more...)

Simon Ward, Peter Eyre, et al. Complete Cast of West End's PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

Rounding off the cast are Simon Ward, Peter Eyre, and Peter Sandys Clarke who will star as Alfred P. Doolitte, Colonel Pickering, and Freddy Eynsford Hill respectively. Marty Cruickshank and Roberta Taylor will also join previously announced Rupert Everett, Kara Tointon, and Diana Rigg. (more...)

WHEN WE ARE MARRIED Opens At The Garrick, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2010

WHEN WE ARE MARRIED, JB Priestley's gloriously timeless traditional British comedy about class and hypocrisy, directed by Christopher Luscombe, opens at the Garrick Theatre on the 19th October starring a fine ensemble of West End favourites including Rosemary Ashe, Lynda Baron, Susie Blake, Michele Dotrice, David Horovitch, Roy Hudd, Sam Kelly, Maureen Lipman and Simon Rouse (more...)

Rosemary Ashe, Lynda Baron & More Lead WHEN WE ARE MARRIED At The Garrick
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2010

WHEN WE ARE MARRIED, JB Priestley's gloriously timeless traditional British comedy about class and hypocrisy, directed by Christopher Luscombe, opens at the Garrick Theatre on the 19th October starring a fine ensemble of West End favourites including Rosemary Ashe, Lynda Baron, Susie Blake, Michele Dotrice, David Horovitch, Roy Hudd, Sam Kelly, Maureen Lipman and Simon Rouse (more...)

Seagrove & Andrews to Star in Maugham's 'Letter' in London
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2007

A new West End production of W. Somerset Maugham's The Letter will star Jenny Seagrove and Anthony Andrews (more...)