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BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Extends in the West End, Thru Feb. 2017
by Christina Mancuso - Feb 24, 2016

Today, 24 February 2016, the producers of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning Beautiful - The Carole King Musical announce the show will be extending booking in the West End to 18 February 2017.

DOWNTON ABBEY's Laura Carmichael and Samantha Bond Come to Nuffield
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Nuffield have announced a special evening with the stars of the internationally-acclaimed TV series Downton Abbey on Sunday 7 February at the Nuffield Theatre, in Southampton. Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith Crawley) and Samantha Bond (Lady Rosamund Painswick) will talk about their lives in TV, theatre and film at this special one-off event to raise funds for Nuffield's charitable activities. The evening will be hosted by BBC South Today presenter Sally Taylor MBE.

Judi Dench to Star in THE WINTER'S TALE as Part of Kenneth Branagh's Inaugural Season at the Garrick; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Stage and screen vet and director of Disney's smash-hit, live-action CINDERELLA film, Kenneth Branagh has confirmed his new theatre company's inaugural season at the West End's Garrick Theatre.

Photo Flash: McQUEEN, Starring Stephen Wight and Dianna Agron, Celebrates Opening Night at the St. James
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

This Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 May, James Phillips's McQUEEN celebrated press night performances and after parties at St. James Theatre. Principal cast members Stephen Wight, Dianna Agron, Tracy-Ann Oberman, David Shaw-Parker and Laura Rees were joined by a host of special guests including the family of the great Alexander McQueen. Scroll down for photos from the festivities!

Derek Jacobi Joins Kenneth Branagh's ROMEO AND JULIET in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, Kenneth Branagh's ROMEO AND JULIET has found its 'Mercutio' in Sir Derek Jacobi, who appeared alongside the play's star cross'd lovers -- Lily James and Richard Madden -- in Branagh's new CINDERELLA film. ROMEO AND JULIET is Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's fourth production in its inaugural season at the Garrick, beginning October 17.

Judi Dench to Star in THE WINTER'S TALE as Part of Kenneth Branagh's Inaugural Season at the Garrick; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Stage and screen vet and director of Disney's smash-hit, live-action CINDERELLA film, Kenneth Branagh has confirmed his new theatre company's inaugural season at the West End's Garrick Theatre.

Photo Coverage: OLIVIERS 2015 - After-Show Party! Scherzinger, Arterton, Agron, Knight and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 12, 2015

The awards have all been given out - time to celebrate!

OLIVIERS 2015: All The Winners!
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 12, 2015

All the winners from the 2015 Olivier Awards, updating live across the course of the evening!

OLIVIERS 2015: Liveblog!
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 12, 2015

Follow all the latest news from the 2015 Olivier Awards!

OLIVIERS 2015: Nominees Announced, Include MISS SAIGON, MEMPHIS, CATS, BEAUTIFUL and More!
by Carrie Dunn - Mar 9, 2015

The nominations for the Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard - the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar - were announced today (Monday 9 March) by actors James McAvoy and Lesley Manville with the full list of nominations available below.

VIDEO: Watch DOWNTON ABBEY Characters Get Their 'Uptown Funk' On in New Parody Music Video
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2015

With the recent end to DOWNTON ABBEY's latest season, many fans are going through DOWNTON withdrawals as they anticipate waiting a whole year to see new episodes of the British drama. Fortunately, some DOWNTON super-fans from College Humor have a remedy. Below, check out the team's music video, 'Downton Funk,' a new parody of Mark Ronson's hit pop song 'Uptown Funk'!

England's Princess Kate Heading to DOWNTON ABBEY
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 5, 2015

PEOPLE reports that Princess Kate is heading to West London's Ealing Studios' to visit the set of DOWNTON ABBEY.

Publicist Says Maggie Smith Only Joking About DOWNTON ABBEY Exit
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 4, 2015

On Tuesday, Milk Publicity, which represents the series, told the Associated Press that Smith's comments were meant to be taken lightheartedly

Lily James and Richard Madden to Lead Kenneth Branagh's ROMEO AND JULIET in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that Lily James and Richard Madden will play Shakespeare's iconic, star-crossed lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET, directed by Kenneth Branagh next spring for his new theatre company's inaugural season at the Garrick Theatre in London.

Kenneth Branagh to Launch West End Theatre Company This Fall; MACBETH Set for London, the Big Screen?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, stage and screen veteran and director of Disney's upcoming live-action CINDERELLA film, Kenneth Branagh has created his own theatre company and is currently ironing out its first season of plays in the West End.

Maureen Lipman and James Dreyfus Star in HARVEY, Opening Next Month at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 14, 2015

Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner, will open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February. First produced on Broadway in 1944 where it ran for four years, this new production stars James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as his sister, Veta.

ATG's Sir Howard Panter & Rosemary Squire OBE Top Stage 100 for 6th Year
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 31, 2014

Ambassador Theatre Group's Sir Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire OBE have topped the The Stage 100 for a record-breaking sixth consecutive year. The exclusive list, compiled annually by the industry's leading newspaper, ranks the powerhouses of British theatre.

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Will Close in March 2015
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 18, 2014

The critically acclaimed UK premiere of Jerry Mitchell's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels will end its run at The Savoy Theatre on 7 March 2015, according to The Stage. Robert Lindsay, Rufus Hound and Katherine Kingsley will continue with their celebrated performances as Lawrence Jameson, Freddy Benson and Christine Colgate throughout the rest of the show's run.

Rufus Hound Exits West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS; Alex Gaumond to Join Cast Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Rufus Hound is leaving the West End's current production of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. Alex Gaumond will take over the role of 'Freddy Benson' on November 11 at the Savoy Theatre; in the meantime, an understudy will play the part.

Rufus Hound Exits West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS; Alex Gaumond to Join Cast Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Rufus Hound is leaving the West End's current production of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. Alex Gaumond will take over the role of 'Freddy Benson' on November 11 at the Savoy Theatre; in the meantime, an understudy will play the part.

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