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Audience at West End's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Asked Not To Eat
by Stephi Wild - March 1, 2017

BBC.com reports that The Harold Pinter Theatre, home of the West End production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? sent out a request to all ticket-holders stating 'Out of consideration for the actors and fellow audience members, we ask that no food be consumed during the performance.' (more...)
BWW Review: DIRTY GREAT LOVE STORY, Arts Theatre
by Gary Naylor - January 26, 2017

Gary Naylor sees an award-winning show get a deserved transfer to the West End where it bubbles with laughs and some hard edged observations of how we live today. (more...)
Photo Flash: Exclusive New Photos of Dominic Cooper in THE LIBERTINE
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2016

Presented by TRH Productions, Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Ilene Starger, Dominic Cooper makes his West End debut as the most notorious rogue in Restoration England, the Earl of Rochester, in this thrilling new production of The Libertine. (more...)
Graham Norton Will Host with Ramin Karimloo, Summer Strallen, Gina Beck, Ben Freeman, David Bedella and more at WEST END BARES 2016
by BWW News Desk - September 7, 2016

TheatreMAD (Make A Difference Trust) today announced that following his triumphant appearance last year, Graham Norton will once again host this year's West End Bares: EXCALIBARE at the Novello Theatre on Sunday 25 September at 7.00pm and 9.30pm. He will be joined by West End star co-hosts, Ramin Karimloo (Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies), Gina Beck (Showboat, Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera) and Ben Freeman (The Rocky Horror Show, Happy Days, Legally Blonde, Wicked). (more...)
The Producer Did It: Ten Lost Agatha Christie Plays Discovered
by Michael Dale - August 31, 2015

British theatre producer Julius Green has recently discovered ten lost Agatha Christie plays among stacks of the playwright/novelist's archive material. (more...)
BWW Previews: The London Stage, July 2015
by Alice Chappell - July 1, 2015

A quick glance into what's entering and departing the West End this month. Happy viewing! (more...)
Lee Hall's Stage Adaption of Alan Warner Novel 'The Sopranos' to Premiere at the Edinburgh Traverse Theatre
by Anna Bencivengo - May 15, 2015

A new musical play, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, adapted by Billy Elliot author Lee Hall from Alan Warner's 'The Sopranos,' will premiere August 18 at the Edinburgh Traverse Theatre. Vicky Featherstone will direct the co-production between the National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre. The show will feature music by Handel, Bach and ELO! with musical supervion Martin Lowe (Once). (more...)
BWW Interviews: Paul Mannion, Ben Cullingworth, Ryan Coath And Peter John Jackson of LET IT BE at Garrick Theatre
by Rebecca Felgate - March 30, 2015

The London cast of Let It Be held a special intimate concert with songs from the show performed in a Beatles themed suite at the landmark Waldorf Hilton in Central London. (more...)
BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT 2014 Winners Collabro will Headline WEST END HEROES
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2014

Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro are today announced as the headline act at the 2014 West End Heroes gala concert at the Dominion Theatre on Sunday September 28. The chart-topping group - the fastest selling new British band of 2014 - will be perfoming a song from their No1 debut album Stars. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: London Theatre People 'Flash for Cash' in West End Bares Stripathon Launch Video
by Stage Tube - August 7, 2014

The London Theatre Community invites fans to join them as they 'Flash For Cash' in this online fundraiser. To celebrate the fundraiser, the members of West End Bares released a new promotional video. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at West End's GOOD PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2014

Old Vic Productions and Hampstead Theatre Productions present the critically acclaimed play Good People, which began a limited run of just ten weeks at the Noel Coward Theatre on 10th April, as previously announced. Look below to see images of this new production! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch a Sneak Peek of Imelda Staunton & More in GOOD PEOPLE
by Stage Tube - April 15, 2014

The West End production of the critically acclaimed Good People will play a limited run of ten weeks at the Noel Coward Theatre. Performances began April 10th and will continue until June 14th. Jonathan Kent's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's award-winning play received universal praise when it made its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre on March 5th. Click below to watch a sneak peek of the production! (more...)
Angela Lansbury on Her Career, Irish Tea, and 'One of the Best Parts' She's Ever Played
by Hilary Kelly - February 3, 2014

Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, set to open in previews on 1 March at the Gielgud Theatre, features Angela Lansbury reprising her role after the play's New York staging in 2009. Lansbury plays a medium hired by a skeptical novelist who actually manages to call up the spirit of his first wife during a seance that wasn't meant to succeed - a role for which she won her fifth Tony Award. Lansbury talked to the Irish Times about her upcoming performance on the West End, her career thus far, and her favorite kind of tea. (more...)
BWW Reviews: JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE, The Duke of York's Theatre, November 12 2013
by Adrian Bradley - November 13, 2013

Matthew Macfadyen and Stephen Mangan are the latest actors to try their hands at the eponymous roles in JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE at the cosy Duke of York's Theatre. (more...)
Elena Roger will be Piaf in Spain April 2010
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - January 6, 2010

Elena Roger interpretará el papel por el que fue galardonada en la pasada edición de los Olivier Awards, según ha confirmado en una entrevista para el diario argentino La Nación. (more...)