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VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Original Theatre Company's THE HAUNTING OF ALICE BOWLES Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Original Theatre Company's THE HAUNTING OF ALICE BOWLES
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2020

An all new trailer for Original Theatre Company's The Haunting of Alice Bowles has been released.

Tamzin Outhwaite Replaces Janie Dee In THE HAUNTING OF ALICE BOWLES Photo Tamzin Outhwaite Replaces Janie Dee In THE HAUNTING OF ALICE BOWLES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

Janie Dee has had to withdraw from the production of The Haunting of Alice Bowles for personal reasons, but the producers, Original Theatre Company, have announced that Tamzin Outhwaite will now be playing the titular character in this new supernatural thriller by Philip Franks, adapted for the first time from the M.R. James chilling short ghost story, The Experiment.

Janie Dee, Max Bowden, and Stephen Boxer Star In New Supernatural Thriller THE HAUNTI Photo Janie Dee, Max Bowden, and Stephen Boxer Star In New Supernatural Thriller THE HAUNTING OF ALICE BOWLES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020

Original Theatre Company will present its fourth original online production since theatres were closed by the Government in March this year.  The Haunting of Alice Bowles is a new supernatural thriller by Philip Franks adapted for the first time from the M.R. James chilling short ghost story, The Experiment.

Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART is Streaming Now Photo Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART is Streaming Now
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

Alan Bennett's The Habit of Art is now streaming online via BookMyShow!

Original Theatre Company Will Share Filmed Performances Online Photo Original Theatre Company Will Share Filmed Performances Online
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020

In light of the closure of theatres across the UK due to COVID-19, the Original Theatre Company's productions of Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART and Ali Milles's THE CROFT, both of which were touring the UK, will now each have an online launch performance.

BWW Interview: Jatinder Verma Sums Up His 40 Years With Tara Arts Photo BWW Interview: Jatinder Verma Sums Up His 40 Years With Tara Arts
by Cindy Marcolina - Dec 21, 2019

After 40 years of leadership, Jatinder Verma is stepping down as artistic director of Tara Arts in January. After its conception in 1977, he's turned his company from a community project to a prominent presence on the British theatre scene. In recent years, Tara Arts has also become the first (and so far only) BAME-led company with their own theatre building. We had the pleasure to have a chat with Verma, who summed up his groundbreaking journey and took a look at the state of the industry.

BWW Review: ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, Jermyn Street Theatre Photo BWW Review: ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 9, 2019

Intrigue, passion, rejection, deception, and incurable illnesses populate Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well. One of his most famous problem plays, it essentialy sees Helena chasing after her beloved Bertram in pursuit of love. Director Tom Littler scales down the narrative and assembles a cast of six to present an exceptionally instinctive and nostalgic production. He places the action in a cryptic era, using music as a vehicle and memories as the main narration instrument.

THE HABIT OF ART Will Embark on a New 2020 UK Tour Photo THE HABIT OF ART Will Embark on a New 2020 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Following a highly acclaimed tour in 2018, The Original Theatre Company and The Anthology Group in association with Peter Stickney and York Theatre Royal's production of Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART will return and tour the UK in 2020. Directed by Philip Franks and starring Matthew Kelly as Fitz (W. H. Auden) and David Yelland as Henry (Benjamin Britten). The tour begins on 18 March 2020 at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne.

Jermyn Street Theatre & Guildford Shakespeare Company Announce Cast Of ALL'S WELL THA Photo Jermyn Street Theatre & Guildford Shakespeare Company Announce Cast Of ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

This autumn, the acclaimed Jermyn Street Theatre and the award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company join forces to present Shakespeare's rarely performed bittersweet comedy All's Well That Ends Well. This will be Guildford Shakespeare Company's first London transfer.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE OMISSION OF THE FAMILY COLEMAN Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE OMISSION OF THE FAMILY COLEMAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today releases production images for The Omission of the Family Coleman, the award-winning absurdist comedy by Claudio Tolcachir, in a new version by Stella Feehily and directed by Laurence Boswell. The play has its UK premiere at Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio where it runs until Saturday 27 April with opening night for press on 3 April.

Full Casting Announced For THE OMISSION OF THE FAMILY COLEMAN At The Ustinov Studio Photo Full Casting Announced For THE OMISSION OF THE FAMILY COLEMAN At The Ustinov Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Full casting is announced today for The Omission of the Family Coleman by Claudio Tolcachir, in a new version by Stella Feehily and directed by Laurence Boswell at Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio. Laoisha O'Callaghan, David Crowley, Anne Kent, Evanna Lynch, Rowan Polonski, Robert Mountford, Patrick Moy, Natalie Radmall-Quirke will appear in the UK Premiere which runs from Thursday 28 March to Saturday 27 April with opening night for press on Wednesday 3 April and completes the venue's Season of UK Premieres from the Americas

Matthew Kelly and David Yelland star in THE HABIT OF ART at the Belgrade Theatre Photo Matthew Kelly and David Yelland star in THE HABIT OF ART at the Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Following a slew of four and five star reviews for performances in York, Brighton, Salisbury and Oxford, Alan Bennett's The Habit of Art comes to the Belgrade Theatre this November in a new production from Original Theatre Company.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Get a first look at rehearsal images from the first revival of Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART, which opens at York Theatre Royal on 30 August 2018. The National Tour will then continue through to 1 December 2018.

Full Cast Announced For Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART Photo Full Cast Announced For Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The Original Theatre Company, York Theatre Royal, and Ghost Light Productions are delighted to announce the full cast for the first ever revival of Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART directed by Philip Franks and starring Matthew Kelly as Fitz (W. H. Auden) and David Yelland as Henry (Benjamin Britten). 

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE and More Nominated For UK Theatre Awards; Full List! Photo EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE and More Nominated For UK Theatre Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

UK Theatre has announced the nominations for the UK Theatre Awards 2017.

Cast Announced for Alan Ayckbourn's HOUSE and GARDEN at The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the cast of Alan Ayckbourn's duo of comedies, House and Garden, two major productions at the heart of the theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for the UK Tour of ANITA AND ME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Birmingham Repertory Theatre have announced that Shobna Gulati (Coronation Street, Dinner Ladies) will star as 'Daljit' in the new tour of ANITA AND ME, opening at the Wolverhampton Grand on 14 February 2017, and touring the UK until April. Adapted by multi award-winning Tanika Gupta from the book by Meera Syal, directed by Roxana Silbert, with original music by the Ringham Brothers, ANITA AND ME will play Wolverhampton, Cheltenham, Blackpool, Nottingham, Bradford and Edinburgh. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Casting announced for ANITA AND ME at Edinburgh's King's Theatre in March
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 13, 2017

Casting announced for ANITA AND ME at Edinburgh's King's Theatre in March.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for the UK Tour of ANITA AND ME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Birmingham Repertory Theatre have announced that Shobna Gulati (Coronation Street, Dinner Ladies) will star as 'Daljit' in the new tour of ANITA AND ME, opening at the Wolverhampton Grand on 14 February 2017, and touring the UK until April. Adapted by multi award-winning Tanika Gupta from the book by Meera Syal, directed by Roxana Silbert, with original music by the Ringham Brothers, ANITA AND ME will play Wolverhampton, Cheltenham, Blackpool, Nottingham, Bradford and Edinburgh. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Kali Theatre Company to Present THE DISHONORED
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The Belgrade Theatre is thrilled to welcome Kali Theatre with their critically-acclaimed production of The Dishonoured, a searing new drama by up-and-coming playwright Aamina Ahmad.

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