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BWW Review: MY COUSIN RACHEL, Richmond Theatre Photo BWW Review: MY COUSIN RACHEL, Richmond Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Feb 6, 2020

Daphne du Maurier's 1951 novel My Cousin Rachel is a dark, psychological thriller that focuses on jealousy, female sexual power and control over men. It was made into a moderately successful film in 2017 starring Rachel Weiss and then adapted for the stage. It ends its nationwide tour at Richmond theatre this week on a rather weak note.

MY COUSIN RACHEL Continues On UK Tour  At Richmond Theatre Photo MY COUSIN RACHEL Continues On UK Tour At Richmond Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2020

Theatre Royal Bath Productions' new tour of My Cousin Rachel, Daphne du Maurier's psychological thriller adapted for the stage by Joseph O'Connor and directed by Anthony Banks, will have its opening night for press on 4 February at Richmond Theatre.

BWW Interview: Helen George Talks MY COUSIN RACHEL Photo BWW Interview: Helen George Talks MY COUSIN RACHEL
by Rona Kelly - Nov 7, 2019

Helen George talks bringing My Cousin Rachel from page to stage, and gives us a sneak peek into what we can expect from Call the Midwife's Christmas special!

Theatre Royal Bath Productions Presents MY COUSIN RACHEL Photo Theatre Royal Bath Productions Presents MY COUSIN RACHEL
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 2, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announces full casting and tour dates for a new production of Daphne du Maurier's psychological thriller My Cousin Rachel, adapted by Joseph O'Connor and directed by Anthony Banks.

Miss Marple, The Queen And Margaret Thatcher Take Centre Stage At Salisbury Playhouse Photo Miss Marple, The Queen And Margaret Thatcher Take Centre Stage At Salisbury Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2019

Miss Marple, The Queen and Margaret Thatcher will all take centre stage in Salisbury Playhouse's Spring 2019 season.

Cast Announced For The European Premiere Of Agatha Christie's THE MIRROR CRACK'D Photo Cast Announced For The European Premiere Of Agatha Christie's THE MIRROR CRACK'D
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2018

Wales Millennium Centre and Wiltshire Creative have today announced casting for the first ever UK stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's much-loved Miss Marple thriller The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side. Colin R Campbell, Suzanna Hamilton, Julia Hills, Katherine Manners, Katie Matsell, Davina Moon, Huw Parmenter and Gillian Saker will join the previously announced Susie Blake and Simon Shepherd. The Mirror Crack'd will be a European Premiere, opening at Salisbury Playhouse on 15 February before touring to Dublin, Cambridge and Cardiff. The Mirror Crack'd will have an Opening Night on 25 February.

Cast Announced For THE MIRROR CRACK'D Photo Cast Announced For THE MIRROR CRACK'D
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2018

Wales Millennium Centre and Wiltshire Creative have today announced initial casting for the first ever UK stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's much-loved Miss Marple thriller The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side. The Mirror Crack'd will be a European Premiere, opening at Salisbury Playhouse on 15 February before touring to Dublin, Cambridge and Cardiff. The Mirror Crack'd will have an Opening Night on 25 February.

Lorna Luft to Return for IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS 2016 National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, have announced today that Lorna Luft will reprise her role as Martha Watson in the upcoming National Tour. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

Lorna Luft to Return for IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS 2016 National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, have announced today that Lorna Luft will reprise her role as Martha Watson in the upcoming National Tour. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

Diana Vickers, Liam Tamne and More to Star in Glasgow's ROCKY HORROR - Full Cast Announced!
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 11, 2016

Since its first appearance at the Royal Court Theatre in June 1973, Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show has become the world's favourite Rock N' Roll musical. It has been performed worldwide for over 40 years in over 30 countries and has been translated into more than 20 languages. Director Christopher Luscombe created a stunning new production to celebrate the 40th Anniversary and this critically acclaimed version of the classic show is back by popular demand, embarking on a year-long national adventure coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow from Monday 8 until Saturday 13 August 2016.

Further Casting Announced For THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW UK Tour
by Jenny Ell - Nov 9, 2015

Since its first appearance at the Royal Court Theatre in June 1973, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show has become the world's favourite Rock N' Roll musical. It has been performed worldwide for over 40 years in over 30 countries and has been translated into more than 20 languages. Director Christopher Luscombe created a stunning new production to celebrate the 40th Anniversary and this critically acclaimed version of the classic show is back by popular demand, embarking on a year-long national adventure starting at Brighton's Theatre Royal on 17 December 2015.

Starry ROCKY HORROR SHOW to Play Edinburgh Playhouse in 2016
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 26, 2015

Since its first appearance at the Royal Court Theatre in June 1973, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show has become the world's favourite Rock N' Roll musical. It has been performed worldwide for over 40 years in over 30 countries and has been translated into more than 20 languages. Director Christopher Luscombe created a stunning new production to celebrate the 40th Anniversary and this critically acclaimed version of the classic show is back by popular demand, and comes to Edinburgh on 28 March - 2 April 2016.

BWW Reviews: HAY FEVER, Duke of York's Theatre, May 11 2015
by Laura Jones - May 13, 2015

Lindsay Posner's latest West End transfer is Noel Coward's 1924 comedy Hay Fever which is playing at the Duke of York's Theatre, following a run at the Theatre Royal, Bath and an Australia tour. Starring Felicity Kendal as retired actress Judith Bliss, Hay Fever sees each member of the Bliss family (made up of Judith, her husband and two adult children) invite a guest to their home for the weekend resulting in a weekend full of drama.

Felicity Kendal Leads HAY FEVER, Opening Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents HAY FEVER, directed by Lindsay Posner, which transfers from the Theatre Royal Bath to London's Duke of York's Theatre for a limited run, now through 1st August 2015. Opening night is tonight 11th May 2015.

Simon Shepherd & More Join Felicity Kendal in West End's HAY FEVER; Full Cast Announced
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 9, 2015

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents HAY FEVER, directed by Lindsay Posner, which transfers from the Theatre Royal Bath to London's Duke of York's Theatre for a limited run, 29th April - 1st August 2015.

BWW Reviews: HAY FEVER Thrills Fans Of No√ęl Coward And Felicity Kendal
by Barry Lenny - Dec 7, 2014

Noel Coward's Hay Fever finds us in the 1920s at the very desirable home of the Bliss family.

Television and Stage Star Felicity Kendal Stars in Noel Coward's HAY FEVER at the Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

FELICITY Kendal stars in Noel Coward's Hay Fever, at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month (September). This new production of the hilarious tale of bad manners also stars Simon Shepherd.

Television and Stage Star Felicity Kendal Stars in Noel Coward's HAY FEVER at the Marlowe Theatre
by Louisa Brady - Aug 1, 2014

FELICITY Kendal stars in Noel Coward's Hay Fever, at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month (September). This new production of the hilarious tale of bad manners also stars Simon Shepherd.

Review Roundup: THE DUCK HOUSE at West End's Vaudeville Theatre
by Review Roundups - Dec 13, 2013

Ben Miller leads an all-star cast in the West End premiere ofThe Duck House, an outrageous new comedy set in a world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit, and pure Parliamentary panic. It opened at the Vaudeville Theatre on 10th December 2013, and stars Olivier Award Winning Actress Nancy Carroll, Debbie Chazen, James Musgrave,Simon Shepherd and Diana Vickers. Let's see what the critics had to say:

The Duck House, a new comedy starring Ben Miller to open at The Vaudeville Theatre on 10 December
by Robert Diamond - Sep 16, 2013

Ben Miller leads an all-star cast in the West End premiere of The Duck House, an outrageous new comedy set in a world of dodgy receipts, dodgier deceit, and pure Parliamentary panic. Opening at the Vaudeville Theatre on 10th December 2013, with previews from Wednesday 27th November following a five week UK tour, The Duck Housealso stars Olivier Award Winning Actress Nancy Carroll, Debbie Chazen, James Musgrave,Simon Shepherd and Diana Vickers. Tony and Olivier Award winner Terry Johnson directs this hilarious political satire from two writers who've been making fun of politicians for decades: Dan Patterson and Colin Swash.

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