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GHOST OF PETER SELLERS Director, Peter Medak, to Appear on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FI Photo GHOST OF PETER SELLERS Director, Peter Medak, to Appear on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020

Peter Medak, the director of THE GHOST OF PETER SELLERS, is Tom Needham's exclusive guest this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM.

ZOO Comes to VAULT Festival Photo ZOO Comes to VAULT Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Following a hit run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Theatre503 in 2018, and the publication of the play by Nick Hern Books in February 2020, Lily Bevan brings her critically acclaimed two-hander Zoo to VAULT Festival. A play about 'climate change' both in the weather and in the discussion of the female experience, our relationships to the natural world, and perceptions of a life well lived, this is a story of two complex, funny, awkward women. Both are in a mire of bosses, exes and hierarchies, both prefer animals to people, and both need to escape.

Music Biz Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees Photo Music Biz Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) today announces this year's inductees for its Music Business Hall of Fame, including the late Sir George Martin, who will be inducted by his son Giles Martin. This year's honorees will be recognized during the Music Biz 2019 Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner -- sponsored by BuzzAngle Music, City National Bank, Cracker Barrel, Jammber, and TiVo -- as part of Music Biz's Annual Conference on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 pm.

BWW Review: THE BOX OF DELIGHTS, Wilton's Music Hall Photo BWW Review: THE BOX OF DELIGHTS, Wilton's Music Hall
by Gary Naylor - Dec 6, 2018

Some spectacular special effects and a wonderful set are let down by a stodgy and confusing script.

'Lost West End Vintage 2,' an Album of London's Forgotten Musicals 1943-1962, is Rele Photo 'Lost West End Vintage 2,' an Album of London's Forgotten Musicals 1943-1962, is Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Following last year's critically acclaimed release of 'Lost West End Vintage' (highlighted in The Sunday Times as an "Essential New Release') Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with 'Lost West End Vintage 2', released and available in stores from today.

New Double Album 'Lost West End Vintage 2' Celebrates London's Forgotten Musicals Photo New Double Album 'Lost West End Vintage 2' Celebrates London's Forgotten Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Following last year's critically acclaimed release of 'Lost West End Vintage' (highlighted in The Sunday Times as an "Essential New Release') Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with 'Lost West End Vintage 2' to be released on July 27th 2018.

ARE THERE MORE OF YOU? Gives a Voice to Women and the #MeToo Movement at Edinburgh Fr Photo ARE THERE MORE OF YOU? Gives a Voice to Women and the #MeToo Movement at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Hint of Lime Presents Are There More of You? Written and performed by Alison Skilbeck, and directed by Jeremy Stockwell. The show comes to Edinburgh Fringe August 1 - 27.

BWW Review: A SOCKFUL OF CUSTARD, Pleasance Theatre Photo BWW Review: A SOCKFUL OF CUSTARD, Pleasance Theatre
by Gary Naylor - May 23, 2018

A curiously intrusive structure gets in the way of the extraordinary, one-off comic genius that was Spike Milligan in an affectionate tribute from Chris Larner and Jeremy Stockwell.

Final Round of Shows On Sale For the Pleasance's Festival Programme Photo Final Round of Shows On Sale For the Pleasance's Festival Programme
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The Pleasance is a place for experiences and, this year, marks Pleasance's boldest programme yet. From the funny to the sorrowful, the political to the magical, the Pleasance has always been a place for incredible stories and 2018 takes this tradition to a new level.

Spike Milligan Centenary Celebrated With New Play A SOCKFUL OF CUSTARD Photo Spike Milligan Centenary Celebrated With New Play A SOCKFUL OF CUSTARD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

In the year of his hundredth birthday, Spike Milligan - granddaddy of modern comedy - looks back on his life with an hour and a half of laughs, songs, philosophy, and utter utter silliness. Chris Larner and Jeremy Stockwell - two men with beards - sift through the madness and find only more of it.

Comedian Paul Foot's Surreal Sense Of Humour Makes First Trip To Warrington Next Mont Photo Comedian Paul Foot's Surreal Sense Of Humour Makes First Trip To Warrington Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Surreal comedian Paul Foot is making his first trip to Warrington's Pyramid next month and he is bringing his alter ego and sidekick pig with him.

BWW Review: THE WHITE HOUSE MURDER CASE at Holden Street Theatres ��" The Studio Photo BWW Review: THE WHITE HOUSE MURDER CASE at Holden Street Theatres ��" The Studio
by Barry Lenny - Aug 14, 2017

You'll need to be quick if you want to see the latest winning production by this exciting new company.

1812 Productions to Present AN EVENING WITHOUT THE BRITS
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

1812 Productions will present An Evening Without The Brits, the newest creation in its long-running An Evening Without… series. An Evening Without The Brits features performances by Philadelphia favorites David Howey, Leonard Haas, Daniel Fredrick, and Tony Lawton in a collection of material spanning three decades of comedy from the UK.

Comedian Paul Foot With Surreal Sense Of Humour Makes First Trip To Warrington
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

???????Surreal comedian Paul Foot is making his first trip to Warrington and he is bringing his alter ego and sidekick pig with him.

Let Them Call if Mischief Return with New Adaptation of JEKYLL AND HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Jekyll and Hyde meets Blackadder via Monty Python, with just a hint of Spike Milligan. Set against the backdrop of Victorian London complete with Cholera and everything, Let Them Call It Mischief return to the Pleasance Theatre 22 May - 03 Jun with their uniquely quirky and hilarious all new adaptation of Robert Louise Stevenson's Gothic classic, Jekyll and Hyde.

Casting Announced for A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Casting announced for The Fitzrovia Radio Hour's unique take on Charles Dickens' classic tale at The Vaults, Waterloo.

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make West End Debut at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is delighted to announce the West End debut of new family musical - Mr Popper's Penguins, which will open at the Criterion Theatre for a magical Christmas season from the 15 December to 31 December. Mr & Mrs Popper and their remarkable family of performing penguin puppets come to London direct from a UK tour and US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre.

The McCallum Theatre Hosts International Sensations PINK MARTINI and DAME EDNA for Annual Fundraising Gala
by David Green - Oct 6, 2016

The McCallum Theatre announced today that the international sensation and Valley audience favorite band  Pink Martini will headline its annual fundraising gala to be held on Wednesday, November 30th,  with a special appearance by the "global gigastar," Dame Edna. Pink Martini returns to the McCallum for this special evening following a sold-out run of five performances in the 2015-2016 season.  Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world - brilliantly combining elements of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop - Pink Martini's diverse repertoire is a blend influenced by Cole Porter and Duke Ellington, Tito Puente and Xavier Cugat, as well as Argentine tango, Brazilian samba, Italian folk, Asian and romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and '50s. According to bandleader/pianist Thomas Lauderdale, "If the United Nations had a house band in 1962, Pink Martini would be that band."

UK Tour and NY Dates Announced for MR POPPER'S PENGUINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment today announced Mr Popper's Penguins will be visiting 6 venues in the UK from the 27 September to 11 December prior to a West End Christmas season. The Penguins will also be sailing across the Atlantic for their US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre this autumn. 

Producer George Martin of 'The Beatles' Has Passed Away
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

MTV reports that Sir George Martin, the producer and musician known as “the fifth Beatle,” has died at the age of 90. According to his management team, Martin died peacefully on March 8th at his home in England.

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