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Full cast announced for World Premiere Musical KATHY AND STELLA SOLVE A MURDER! at th Photo Full cast announced for World Premiere Musical KATHY AND STELLA SOLVE A MURDER! at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022
by Grace Cutler - Jul 1, 2022

Francesca Moody Productions and Kater Gordon have announced the full cast for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022 world premiere of KATHY AND STELLA SOLVE A MURDER! The five-strong cast features real-life best friends Bronté Barbé (Kathy) and Rebekah Hinds (Stella) in the title roles, playing Hull’s least successful true crime podcasters Kathy Baxter and Stella Carmichael.

Francesca Moody Productions Presents KATHY AND STELLA SOLVE A MURDER! World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2022

Francesca Moody Productions Presents KATHY AND STELLA SOLVE A MURDER! World Premiere. A hilarious murder mystery musical from the multi award-winning creators behind Fleabag, Baby Reindeer, A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) and Frisky and Mannish

Alan Carr Will Embark on Australian Tour This Year Photo Alan Carr Will Embark on Australian Tour This Year
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

Alan's back on the road with a brand-new stand-up show Regional Trinket.  View his complete tour schedule. From the exhilarating high of his star-studded wedding day to the low of lockdown stuck on a farm, a lot has changed since Alan's last Australian tour in 2016, including Alan.  Nowadays, it's all about finding happiness and joy in the small things - why be a national treasure when you can be a Regional Trinket!

Casting Announced For THE PARADIS FILES UK Tour Photo Casting Announced For THE PARADIS FILES UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Graeae, the UK's leading disabled led theatre company today announces the cast for its first ever chamber opera - the world premiere of composer Errollyn Wallen's The Paradis Files. 

VIDEO: THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: HOLIDAYS Season Four Trailer Photo VIDEO: THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: HOLIDAYS Season Four Trailer
by Michael Major - Nov 19, 2021

Netflix has released a new trailer for The Great British Baking Show: Holidays season four. Deck the halls with sugar, butter and chocolate as competitors from past seasons bake wondrous winter treats for judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith. Watch the new trailer now!

Tickets Now On Sale For Dara O Briain at Shakespeare's Globe Photo Tickets Now On Sale For Dara O Briain at Shakespeare's Globe
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2021

Shakespeare's Globe and Show And Tell will be bringing a night of uproarious comedy to the Globe Theatre on Monday 13 September, headlined by internationally renowned stand-up and Mock The Week presenter Dara √ď Briain. Dara will be joined by British Comedy Award winning Nina Conti, Athena Kugblenu (BBC Radio 4's Athena's Cancel Culture), and Suzi Ruffell (Live at the Apollo).

Alan Carr Kicks Off UK Tour of  REGIONAL TRINKET in September Photo Alan Carr Kicks Off UK Tour of REGIONAL TRINKET in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021

From the exhilarating high of his star-studded wedding day to the low of lockdown stuck on a farm, a lot has changed since Alan's last tour four years ago, including Alan. Nowadays, it's all about finding happiness and joy in the small things - why be a national treasure when you can be a Regional Trinket?!

Guest Blog: Opera Star Kim Begley Talks Joining Forces On 'King Lear' Photo Guest Blog: Opera Star Kim Begley Talks Joining Forces On 'King Lear'
by BWW Staff - Jul 5, 2021

The celebrated tenor Kim Begley made his Royal Opera House debut in 1983 and has since then established himself at the forefront of the repertoire, with credits ranging from Britten to Busoni, Wagner to Brett Dean's opera of Hamlet. In keeping wih Shakespeare, if not this time round with singing, Begley has joined a starry lineup of British opera world names to perform King Lear later this month at the Grange Festival for three performances - and we're talking the play in its full, unadultered majesty and not the opera, with Sit John Tomlinson as Lear, Thomas Allen as Gloucester, and Begley as the Fool, and many other notable names besides. As it happens, Begley cut his teeth as a performer some years back with the Royal Shakespeare Company and explains this return to his classical roots below. 

Theatre Collingwood Receives Community Support to Continue Presenting Safely During t Photo Theatre Collingwood Receives Community Support to Continue Presenting Safely During the Pandemic
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2021

Theatre Collingwood has received foundation funding in the first quarter of 2021 that will support their efforts to continue presenting theatrical entertainment this year to audiences in South Georgian Bay, and beyond.

Theatre Collingwood Receives Community Support To Continue Presenting Safely During T Photo Theatre Collingwood Receives Community Support To Continue Presenting Safely During The Pandemic
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021

Theatre Collingwood has received foundation funding in the first quarter of 2021 that will support their efforts to continue presenting theatrical entertainment this year to audiences in South Georgian Bay, and beyond.

Tom Allen, Grace Mouat and More to Take Part in ALTERNATIVE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST Photo Tom Allen, Grace Mouat and More to Take Part in ALTERNATIVE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2021

Following the success of last year‚Äôs glitterfest, Olivier Award-winning improvisers The Showstoppers are presenting the ‚ÄėAlternative Eurovision Song Contest‚Äô for a second year on Saturday 15 May. Comedian and 'Bake Off‚Äô star Tom Allen will return as commentator.

Dame Maggie Smith and Kathleen Turner Will Appear in Conversation With Gyles Brandret Photo Dame Maggie Smith and Kathleen Turner Will Appear in Conversation With Gyles Brandreth
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021

Academy Award winner Dame Maggie Smith and two time Golden Globe winner Kathleen Turner will be in conversation with broadcaster and actor Gyles Brandreth on 8th April 2021 for an online in conversation event.

The BroadwayWorld Beginner's Guide To: Stand-Up Comedy Photo The BroadwayWorld Beginner's Guide To: Stand-Up Comedy
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 5, 2021

There has never been a better time to get into stand-up comedy. Many of the hard-working touring comics have taken their work online and are doing online versions of their full-length solo shows or are taking part in club setups online.

Leicester Comedy Festival Livestreams Beginning February 3 Photo Leicester Comedy Festival Livestreams Beginning February 3
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2021

Leicester Comedy Festival started in 1994 with 40 events programmed into 23 venues over 7 days throughout Leicestershire. In 1994 it attracted an audience of 5,000. This year adjusted for Covid constraints the Festival will be livestreamed and will feature over 300 performances from 100+ comedians.

Leicester Comedy Festival Takes Place Online Next Month Photo Leicester Comedy Festival Takes Place Online Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2021

The annual Leicester Comedy Festival will proceed as planned next month amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as a ticketed online-only event. The events will be viewable thanks to a new deal with NextUp Comedy, the Festivals Official Streaming Partner and the UKs #1 comedy streaming platform.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: January 9-10- with Wayne Brady, Lillias White, and More Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: January 9-10- with Wayne Brady, Lillias White, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 9, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, January 9-10, 2020.

West End Bares Announces 2021 Streaming Event, WEST END BARES: TURNED ON Photo West End Bares Announces 2021 Streaming Event, WEST END BARES: TURNED ON
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2021

After ten spectacular years raising money for the Make A Difference Trust, WEST END BARES, theatre's hottest annual fundraiser, announces a one-off online streaming event for 2021. West End Bares: Turned On will take place on Sunday 10th January 2021 at 8pm.

Guild Festival Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL Online Photo Guild Festival Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL Online
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 23, 2020

 The event is available to stream December 23 - January 3.

Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Samantha Bond and More Featured in A WEST END CHRISTMAS Photo Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Samantha Bond and More Featured in A WEST END CHRISTMAS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

Put on your sparkles, your reindeer Christmas jumper, switch on the Christmas tree lights and settle down for an evening of festive fun and music. The Make a Difference Trust today announced 'A West End Christmas', the most Christmassy Christmas show ever and the perfect antidote to these extraordinary and difficult times.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 13- with Nikki Renée Daniels, Sierra Boggess Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, November 13- with Nikki Renée Daniels, Sierra Boggess and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 13, 2020

Today (November 13) in live streaming: Nikki Renee Daniels visits Backstage Live, the Next On Stage Finale, and so much more!

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