BWW Review: CHRISTMAS AT THE (SNOW) GLOBE, Shakespeare's Globe BWW Review: CHRISTMAS AT THE (SNOW) GLOBE, Shakespeare's Globe
by Laura Jones - Dec 20, 2019

Shakespeare's Globe has opened its doors during the winter season for the first time to host Sandi Toksvig's Christmas at the (Snow) Globe which she created with her sister Jenifer. (more...)

FUN PALACES Returns For 6th Year FUN PALACES Returns For 6th Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

For the sixth year in a row, Fun Palaces' free annual weekend of action celebrates arts, culture, science and creativity in the heart of communities, blasting open access to culture for all. (more...)

The North Wall Announce Full Programme For Alchymy Festival 2019 The North Wall Announce Full Programme For Alchymy Festival 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

The North Wall today announce the full programme for Alchymy Festival 2019, running from 12-14 April at The North Wall Arts Centre. The programme includes performances, industry events, work-in-progress showings, and workshops, as well as performances from winners of the inaugural Alchymy Company Award and Alchymy Writing Residencies. The festival was programmed by The North Wall co-directors John Hoggarth and Ria Parry, and producer Ellie Keel, and is supported by Arts Council England. (more...)

Fertility Fest Announces 2019 Programme Fertility Fest Announces 2019 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Fertility Fest, the only arts festival devoted entirely to the subject of the science of making babies and modern families, is now in its third year. This latest, expanded edition of Fertility Fest runs from 23 April - 18 May and is presented in association with the Barbican as part of the 2019 season, Life Rewired, exploring what it means to be human when technology is changing everything. (more...)

Full Lineup Announced For 5th Annual Fun Palaces
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Fun Palaces is both an ongoing campaign for culture at the heart of every community, and an annual weekend of action - arts, science, craft, tech, digital, heritage and sports events and activities - run by, for and with local communities. Fun Palaces weekend is the first weekend of October every year. They are always free, local, inclusive, hands-on, and YOURS! (more...)

First Ever LGBT+ Fun Palace Announced First Ever LGBT+ Fun Palace Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Fun Palaces have announced their first LGBT+ Fun Palace - an absolutely open and inclusive space for all people; gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, queer, non-binary, straight and beyond. You don't have to be LGBT+ to attend, or participate in creating it, but it will by and large be a space opened and held by the LGBT+ community. (more...)

Fun Palaces Returns This October, Celebrating 5 Years Fun Palaces Returns This October, Celebrating 5 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The 5th annual Fun Palaces weekend of UK wide and international events where culture is made by, for, and with people just like you and me. (more...)

The North Wall Announces The Alchymy Company Award The North Wall Announces The Alchymy Company Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

The North Wall today announces a new award as part of the continuation and expansion of its annual celebration of emerging theatre, Alchymy Festival. The Alchymy Company Award offers a young theatre company ongoing support to develop and showcase a new piece of written or devised theatre at Alchymy Festival in 2019. (more...)

National Youth Theatre's Artistic Director Paul Roseby Awarded OBE National Youth Theatre's Artistic Director Paul Roseby Awarded OBE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the National Youth Theatre, Paul Roseby, has today become an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and receives the prestigious Queen's award in recognition of his efforts and achievements at the National Youth Theatre. (more...)

Bush Theatre To Host FERTILITY ARTS FESTIVAL Bush Theatre To Host FERTILITY ARTS FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Fertility Fest, the world's first arts festival dedicated to fertility, infertility, modern families and the science of making babies, is delighted to announced the programme for its second edition taking place at Bush Theatre, 8 - 13 May 2018. Over 150 world class artists and fertility experts including scientists, clinicians and academics will share the stage to explore the bigger picture of fertility in the 21st century together, through theatre, music, film, photography, dance, visual arts, literature, poetry, discussion, workshops and debate. The diverse programme will bring together all voices - whatever their sex, experience or parenting stories - to ask key questions about fertility science and education, and encourage a more open public discourse around these issues. (more...)

Kali Theatre Brings BITCHED to Tristan Bates WC2 this Month Kali Theatre Brings BITCHED to Tristan Bates WC2 this Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The award-winning KALI THEATRE specialises in presenting new plays by South Asian female playwrights, a mission that has been instrumental in developing talent and taking powerful new work to increasing audiences and critical acclaim across the UK for the past 25 years. (more...)

Kali Theatre Presents BITCHED at TRISTAN BATES WC2 Kali Theatre Presents BITCHED at TRISTAN BATES WC2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The award-winning KALI THEATRE specialises in presenting new plays by South Asian female playwrights, a mission that has been instrumental in developing talent and taking powerful new work to increasing audiences and critical acclaim across the UK for the past 25 years. (more...)

London Writers' Week Announces New Donations From Leading Writers To Help The Grenfell Tower Fire Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

Leading writers including writer and founder of Fun Palaces Stella Duffy, writer and director of hit BBC Three show Ackee and Saltfish Cecile Emeke, playwright, writer and co-producer of The Handmaid's Tale Dorothy Fortenberry plus novelist and founder of the Women's Prize for Fiction Kate Mosse and BAFTA winning screenwriter Dan Berlinka who writes CBBC's first online award winning drama Dixi are donating to London Writers' Week to help victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. (more...)

THE ODYSSEY Comes to London this Summer as a Free 3-Part Open-Air Theatre Experience
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

In a stunning setting on the banks of the River Thames, in The Scoop sunken ampitheatre, London's Free Open Air Theatre Season promises to excite audiences for its 14th year by returning to its critically acclaimed classical roots with a reimagining of one of the world's great epics - Homer's Greek epic, The Odyssey. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Announces Shortlist for BP Portrait Award 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Three artists have been shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2017 at the National Portrait Gallery, London, which will be presented on 20 June 2017, it was announced today, Wednesday 19 April 2017. The shortlisted portraits, all featuring female sitters, were selected from 2580 entries from 87 countries, submitted for judging by a panel which included broadcaster Kirsty Wark and artist Michael Landy. (more...)

New Theatre Company The Coterie Launches To Expose The Work And Process Of Artists Who Are Women
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Today marks the launch of London based theatre company, The Coterie. The organisation will champion three playwrights to create theatre that explores form, innovates and isn't afraid to take risks. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jagged Fence's THE FATHER Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Jagged Fence Productions has announced that it will present a series of free events inspired by Laurie Slade's acclaimed new version of August Strindberg's The Father. The adaptation, to be given its London premiere at Trafalgar Studios from tonight 17 March, will mark the first time Strindberg's play has been performed in a London theatre in 50 years. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jagged Fence's THE FATHER; Trafalgar Panels Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Jagged Fence Productions has announced that it will present a series of free events inspired by Laurie Slade's acclaimed new version of August Strindberg's The Father. The adaptation, to be given its London premiere at Trafalgar Studios from 17 March (now in previews), will mark the first time Strindberg's play has been performed in a London theatre in 50 years. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

MURDER, MARGARET AND ME to Play FringeNYC, 8/9-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Murder, Margaret and Me will have its North American Premiere as part of the 2014 New York Fringe Festival. Written by award-winning writer Philip Meeks, the play is a one-woman show performed by Janet Prince, who has received universal acclaim for her interpretation of British acting legend Margaret Rutherford. It is helmed by British crime novelist and director Stella Duffy. (more...)

FringeNYC Adds Performances of CHEMISTRY, THE FLOOD and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

By popular demand (and venue availability), the 18th annual The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC), the largest multi-arts festival in North America, announces additional performances for 5 of its sold out shows. (more...)

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