NEWS: Donmar Warehouse Announces Autumn 2016 Season

The London theatre’s Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham have confirmed the Autumn season of plays in the Covent Garden venue.  The season will open with the UK premiere of One Night in Miami by Kemp Powers, which will be directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah. Based on a real night 1964, but a fictional account,… Read More

NEWS: John Hurt Pulls Out of The Entertainer Following Medical Advice

It has been announced today that John Hurt will no longer be appearing in The Entertainer at the Garrick Theatre, following medical advice.  The actor was due to play Billy Rice in Rob Ashford’s production, opposite Kenneth Branagh as Archie Rice, which opens for previews on the 20th August. Talking about his withdrawal from the… Read More

Things to See and Do: Friday 1st July 2016

Here’s a few tips on some of the best things to see and do this week – including a few final opportunities… 1. Botticelli Reimagined, Victoria and Albert Museum: this is the final opportunity to see this exhibition at the V&A, which closes on Sunday 3rd July. It looks at the influence of Botticelli’s work on… Read More

Review Round Up… California by Blink 182

Rock band Blink 182 are back with a brand new album – but are they still on top form or do critics think they could have done better?  The Guardian: ** “There are a few spirited attempts to summon the adolescent irreverence of old, but generally this is a tired – and tiring – work.”… Read More

Further Casting Confirmed for Travesties at Menier Chocolate Factory

Casting has been confirmed for the Menier Chocolate Factory’s revival of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties, which will run at the theatre from the 22nd September until the 19th November.  Directed by Patrick Marber, the production will see Freddie Fox, Amy Morgan, Clare Foster, Forbes Masson, Peter McDonald and Sarah Quist join the previously announced Tom Hollander in Stoppard’s… Read More

Further Casting Confirmed for The Royale at the Bush Theatre

More cast have been confirmed for the Bush Theatre’s production of The Royale, which will run at The Tabernacle in Notting Hill, as the the Bush Theatre undergoes a major redevelopment of its building.  Directed by Madani Younis and joining the previously announced Nicholas Pinnock, the production will also star Jude Akuwudike, Franc Ashman and Martins Imhangbe. The Royale… Read More