BWW Review: FOUL PAGES, The Hope TheatreBWW Review: FOUL PAGES, The Hope Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 1, 2018

The Hope Theatre's own Artistic Director, Matthew Parker, presents the world premiere of Robin Hooper's Foul Pages in a frenzy of neck ruffs paired with leather all wrapped up in homosexual subtext. The Countess of Pembroke (Clare Bloomer) convinces Shakespeare (Ian Hallard) to debut his new play As You Like It in an attempt to persuade King James I (Tom Vanson) to release her former lover Sir Walter Raleigh. (more...)

Ian Hallard To Play William Shakespeare In The Hope Theatre's FOUL PAGESIan Hallard To Play William Shakespeare In The Hope Theatre's FOUL PAGES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Ian Hallard is to take the lead role of William Shakespeare in the world premiere of Matthew Parker's production of outrageous backstage romp Foul Pages by Robin Hooper, which opens at The Hope Theatre on February 15. (more...)

The Hope Theatre Islington Springs Into Action For 2018The Hope Theatre Islington Springs Into Action For 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Following the critical acclaimed staging of Louise Jameson's and Nigel Fairs' MY GAY BEST FRIEND, the scene is set for a bumper Spring programme at The Hope Theatre. (more...)

The Hope Theatre Presents FOUL PAGESThe Hope Theatre Presents FOUL PAGES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

It's 1603, the plague is ravaging London, scattering the court to the rural countryside of Wiltshire and delaying the coronation of the soon to be King James I. While actors rehearse, despite backstage squabbles and sexual politics, Shakespeare and the Countess of Pembroke struggle with the rewrites of As You Like It', which must appeal to the new king's merciful nature and seduce him into releasing the condemned Sir Walter Raleigh. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

1917. In a remote English village there are rumours of an enchanted wood. One of the inhabitants a mysterious old man invites eight strangers to stay. They all have something in common. When, one evening, the wood miraculously appears the guests feel compelled to enter. What happens there has the power to change their lives forever (more...)

Miles Richardson to Lead DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark Playhouse; Cast Announced!Miles Richardson to Lead DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle. (more...)

Miles Richardson to Lead DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark Playhouse; Cast Announced!Miles Richardson to Lead DEAR BRUTUS at Southwark Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Arcola Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 23, 2017

The Cherry Orchard retains its power to reach across decades and tell us harsh truths about a changing world. (more...)

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Presents First Major Revival of Bob Larbey's A MONTH OF SUNDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

This autumn, as the second work in Douglas Rintoul's inaugural season, The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch presents the first major revival of Bob Larbey's award-winning and heart-warming comedy, A Month of Sundays. (more...)

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch to Present First Major Revival of A MONTH OF SUNDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

This autumn, as the second work in Douglas Rintoul's inaugural season, The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch presents the first major revival of Bob Larbey's award-winning and heart-warming comedy, A Month of Sundays. (more...)

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch to Present First Major Revival of A MONTH OF SUNDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This autumn, as the second work in Douglas Rintoul's inaugural season, The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch presents the first major revival of Bob Larbey's award-winning and heart-warming comedy, A Month of Sundays. (more...)

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch Presents First Major Revival of Bob Larbey's A MONTH OF SUNDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

This autumn, as the second work in Douglas Rintoul's inaugural season, The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch presents the first major revival of Bob Larbey's award-winning and heart-warming comedy, A Month of Sundays. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Host Terence Davies Retrospective, 5/7-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Over the last four decades, the British filmmaker Terence Davies has produced a deeply personal body of work that explores the longing inspired by movie fantasy and the intermingling of memory and history. Coinciding with the U.S. theatrical release of his latest film, Sunset Song, based on the classic Scottish novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbons, about a farming family caught in the aftermath of World War I, Museum of the Moving Image will present a complete retrospective, to date, of the films of Terence Davies from May 7 through 22, 2016. Davies will appear in person at the Museum on two occasions: on May 8 with The Long Day Closes and on May 10 with a preview screening of Sunset Song, accompanied by the film's star Agyness Deyn. (more...)

Daniel Evans to Step Down as Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Sheffield Theatres today announce that Daniel Evans will step down as Artistic Director. He leaves the company in June 2016, to take over as Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre. (more...)

Richard Wilson to Direct LOVE YOUR SOLDIERS World Premiere at Studio Theatre, 31 Oct - 23 Nov
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

The world premiere of Love Your Soldiers - a moving and thought-provoking new drama by Robin Hooper - takes to the Studio Theatre stage from Thursday 31 October - Sat 23 November, directed by Sheffield Theatres' Associate Director Richard Wilson. (more...)

Cast Announced For LOVE YOUR SOLDIERS At Sheffield, Nov 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

As The Winter's Tale opens at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre, Artistic Director Daniel Evans announces the full cast of the world premiere of Robin Hooper's Love Your Soldiers. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres and PET-Xi Partner for THE WINTER'S TALE at Crucible, Now thru Nov 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Sheffield Theatres and PET-Xi, one of the largest training providers in the UK, have partnered together to bring Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale to life on the Crucible stage this month. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces Full Autumn Season For 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2013

Sheffield Theatres today unveils its full autumn season of produced and touring work taking place from September 2013 - January 2014, alongside the news that Phil Davis (Whitechapel and Quadrophenia) will star as Fagin in the company's Christmas musical, Oliver! and Daniel Lapaine (Muriel's Wedding) will lead the cast of The Winter's Tale as Leontes. (more...)