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Aldwych Theatre (London, )
(Holborn/Covent Garden) Aldwych
London,

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Based on the comic strip "Andy Capp" by Reg Smythe


Writer, Journalist and 'Billy Liar' Creator Keith Waterhouse Dies at 80
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2009

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Finborough Theatre Announces Winter Season 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The Finborough's Winter Season concentrates on unique rediscoveries with works from the 1930s, 1940s, 1970s and 1980s including the long overdue rediscovery of playwright James Bridie, one of the West End's most popular dramatists of the 1930s and 1940s. New writing is represented by the eighth consecutive year of Vibrant 2016 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights featuring our usual eclectic selection of staged readings by UK and international playwrights, developed, nurtured or championed by the Finborough Theatre. This year's festival also includes new filmmaking from the Earl's Court Film Festival, and the European premiere of the After Orlando International Theatre Action, a collection of 70 short plays in response to the massacre at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in June 2016. (more...)

Blethyn, Buggy and Cooke Lead HAUNTED At Brits Off Broadway at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2010

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester to Brits Off Broadway with the US premiere of Edna O'Brien's HAUNTED, directed by Braham Murray. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Sets Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

The Finborough Theatre - under multi-award-winning Artistic Director Neil McPherson - celebrates its 35th year with a Winter Season of even more vibrant new plays and unique rediscoveries. (more...)

ANDY CAPP Remastered Original 1982 London Cast Album Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Stage Door Records has announced the Original London Cast Recording of Alan Price and Trevor Peacock's 1982 musical 'Andy Capp' is released on CD today, March 31st. The landmark CD release continues Stage Door's London cast album reissue series and commitment to preserve and celebrate British theatre scores from the past 50 years. (more...)

Adrian Lukis And Jill Winternitz Star In UK Premiere Of Off-Broadway Hit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

'Everything I did - every decision I made - led me right here - right to this moment, here with you.' (more...)

Blethyn, Buggy and Cooke Lead HAUNTED At Brits Off Broadway at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2011

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester to Brits Off Broadway with the US premiere of Edna O'Brien's HAUNTED, directed by Braham Murray. (more...)

ANDY CAPP - THE MUSICAL to Play Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the first professional UK production in more than 30 years of Andy Capp The Musical by Alan Price and Trevor Peacock runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 7 February (Press Night: Monday, 8 February 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Stage Door Records Announces Release of Original 1982 London Cast Recording of ANDY CAPP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Stage Door Records are pleased to announce the Original London Cast Recording of Alan Price and Trevor Peacock's musical 'Andy Capp' will be released on CD March 31st, 2014. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Present ANDY CAPP THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the first professional UK production in more than 30 years of Andy Capp The Musical by Alan Price and Trevor Peacock runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 7 February (Press Night: Monday, 8 February 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

New Spring Season At The Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Spring Season features three rediscoveries from Arthur Miller, B. S. Johnson and Victorian theatrical revolutionary T. W. Robertson, and three brand new plays including Dubailand which has just won the Finborough Theatre its tenth Channel 4 Playwrights Scheme Playwright in Residence Bursary, supported by the Peggy Ramsay Foundation, for new playwright Carmen Nasr. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ANDY CAPP Original West End Cast Recording
by Jenny Antill - Apr 18, 2014

The 1982 musical 'Andy Capp' is the most recent release from Stage Door Records who have digitally remastered the show from original master tapes. The production opened to critical acclaim and was even nominated for Best Musical at the Oliviers in the same year. This recording features the Original London Cast which transferred from Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre and starred Tom Courtenay, Val McLane, John Bardon and Alan Price. (more...)