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Jade Anouka To Star As Margaret Of Anjou in QUEEN MARGARET Photo Jade Anouka To Star As Margaret Of Anjou in QUEEN MARGARET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Shakespeare wrote more lines for Queen Margaret than he did for King Lear yet we know very little of her. Jeanie O'Harere-acquaints us with one of Shakespeare's major but rarely performed characters in her new play QUEEN MARGARET. In a production that draws on original language from Shakespeare, director Elizabeth Freestone and Jade Anouka as Margaret, retell an iconic moment in British History through the eyes of the extraordinary Margaret of Anjou. This captivating exploration of The Wars of the Roses seen through the eyes of this astonishing, dangerous and thrilling woman opens our Autumn Winter 2018/19 Season on 14 September and runs until 6 October.

BWW Review: Ancient ANTIGONE Lives Again with Juliette Binoche
by Jeffrey Walker - Oct 27, 2015

Stripped to the essentials - a stage, a handful of actors, a rapt audience - ANTIGONE recently proved once again its place in the pantheon of the world's finest tragic plays. The international production of the Sophokles drama made a short stop in Washington for the last leg of a national tour of select American cities, helmed by the Belgian theatre wunderkind Ivo van Hove. French film and theatre star Juliette Binoche led an ensemble of U.K.-based actors who clearly illuminated the timeless tale of family devotion versus the law.

Juliette Binoche-Led ANTIGONE Opens at the Kennedy Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

As previously announced, the Kennedy Center will present a Barbican and Les Theatres de la Ville de Luxembourg, in association with Toneelgroep Amsterdam, production of ANTIGONE by Sophocles, in a new translation by T.S. Eliot Prize-winning poet Anne Carson from tonight, October 22, through October 25, 2015 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater.

Juliette Binoche-Led ANTIGONE Begins at the Kennedy Center This Fall; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

The cast also includes Obi Abili, Kirsty Bushell, Samuel Edward-Cook, Finbar Lynch, Patrick O'Kane, and Kathryn Pogson.

World Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN to Be Performed at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Award-winning playwright Richard Bean unveils the second of his three world premieres to be staged this year, and renews his collaboration with acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark for Pitcairn at Chichester, prior to London and a national tour.

World Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN Begins Tonight at Chichester Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Award-winning playwright Richard Bean unveils the second of his three world premieres to be staged this year, and renews his collaboration with acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark for Pitcairn at Chichester, prior to London and a national tour.

World Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN to Be Performed at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Award-winning playwright Richard Bean unveils the second of his three world premieres to be staged this year, and renews his collaboration with acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark for Pitcairn at Chichester, prior to London and a national tour.

Royal Bath Theatre Announces Casting for The 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

Further casting has been announced for the four new in-house productions which will make up the 2013 Summer Season Theatre Royal Bath.

GLORY DAZED Comes to 2013 Adelaide Fringe, Feb 12-Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

Winner of the Holden Street Theatres' Edinburgh Award for 2012 and the BBC Alfred Bradley Award, Glory Dazed is a darkly comic and acerbic look at the impact of war upon returning soldiers, developed with ex-servicemen prisoners at HMP & YOI Doncaster. The play comes to Adelaide following an Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Season and was rated 20th of 2,700 shows at the Edinburgh Fringe according to The List's Top Rated List.

GLORY DAZED Wins 2013 Adelaide Fringe Week 1 Award for Best Theatrical Production
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Glory Dazed - a darkly comic and acerbic look at the impact of war upon returning soldiers, has collected the Adelaide Fringe Week 1 Award for Best Theatrical Production.

GLORY DAZED Comes to 2013 Adelaide Fringe, Now thru March 17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

Winner of the Holden Street Theatres' Edinburgh Award for 2012 and the BBC Alfred Bradley Award, Glory Dazed is a darkly comic and acerbic look at the impact of war upon returning soldiers, developed with ex-servicemen prisoners at HMP & YOI Doncaster. The play comes to Adelaide following an Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Season and was rated 20th of 2,700 shows at the Edinburgh Fringe according to The List's Top Rated List.

GLORY DAZED Comes to 2013 Adelaide Fringe, Feb 12-March 17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Winner of the Holden Street Theatres' Edinburgh Award for 2012 and the BBC Alfred Bradley Award, Glory Dazed is a darkly comic and acerbic look at the impact of war upon returning soldiers, developed with ex-servicemen prisoners at HMP & YOI Doncaster. The play comes to Adelaide following an Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Season and was rated 20th of 2,700 shows at the Edinburgh Fringe according to The List's Top Rated List.

Brendan Coyle, Louise Brealey, Abi Titmuss & More Set for HIGHTIDE, 3-13 May - Full Cast and Talks List Released - Highlights
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

With under a week to go before the 2012 HighTide Festival gets underway, Artistic Director Steven Atkinson has announced full casting for HighTide Festival 2012. Familiar names include Louise Brealey, Brendan Coyle, Russell Floyd, Elizabeth Hopper, Danny Kirrane, Lesley Nicol, Abi Titmuss, Rosie Wyatt, andMatilda Ziegler. Also announced are the guests for the HighMind Talks at the Festival, including Alan Bissett, Will Gompertz, Ben Hammersley, Owen Jones, Juliet Stevenson and Griff Rhys Jones.