NEWS: Imelda Staunton and Janie Dee to Star in Follies at the National Theatre

Artistic Director of the National Theatre, Rufus Norris has confirmed reports that Imelda Staunton and Janie Dee will star in a new production of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies at the National Theatre next year.  In a statement released today Rufus Norris said: “We are thrilled Imelda Staunton and Janie Dee will return to the National in… Read More

NEWS: Orson Welles’ First Play to Premiere at White Bear Theatre

The White Bear Theatre is to present Brice Stratford’s world premiere production of Orson Welles first play, Bright Lucifer, from the 8th November until the 3rd December it has been announced.  Jack Flynn’s in movies – “creature features” – quite the celebrity so far as men in rubber masks go. Celebrity enough that when his wife… Read More

Review Round Up: La Fille Mal Gardee, Royal Opera House

Frederick Ashton’s ballet is brought to life once again and opening the Royal Ballet’s new season at the Royal Opera House.  The Independent: **** “Warmth comes glowing off the stage in this Royal Ballet performance of Frederick Ashton’s ballet, an enchanting blend of sweetness and brilliant dancing.” The Stage: **** “Warming, cheerful and charming production… Read More

NEWS: Final Casting Announced for Buried Child

It has been confirmed that Game of Thrones star Charlotte Hope, Jack Fortune, Barnaby Kay and Gary Shelford will be joining the cast for Scott Elliott’s production of Buried Child.  The new additions to the cast will join the previously announced Ed Harris, Amy Madigan and Jeremy Irvine in this new production of Sam Shepard’s… Read More

PREVIEW: Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World, Design Museum

As one of the new exhibitions to open the new home of the Design Museum, Fear and Love will feature eleven new installations created by some of the world’s leading designers.  This new exhibition opening the new home of the Design Museum in Kensington will feature works by OMA, Hussein Chalayan, Kenya Hara and Neri Oxman… Read More

NEWS: Jest End to Return to Waterloo East Theatre

Musical comedy parody Jest End will return to the Waterloo East Theatre from November in a new production, following its run in 2015 it has been confirmed.  Written and directed by Garry Lake, the show explores and exposes the successes, the misses and of course the gossip in the world of theatre and is back… Read More

REVIEW: Southside With You

The film follows Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson on their first date in 1989 – but can it charm the audiences?  Written and directed by Richard Tanne, Southside With You is a straightforward film about a couple who go on to become the most famous couple in the world and changing history. Taking place across… Read More

NEWS: Adam Rothenberg and Lydia Wilson to Star in Fool For Love at Found111

Emily Dobbs productions has announced that Ripper Street co-stars Adam Rothenberg and Lydia Wilson will star in the final production at the pop up theatre Found111, running from the 26th October until the 17th December.  Director Simon Evans (“The Dazzle”, “Bug”) triumphantly returns to Found111 to direct this production of Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love. Confined… Read More

Review Round Up: Floyd Collins, Wilton’s Music Hall

Adam Guettel and Tina Landau’s award-winning musical is based on the true story of Floyd Collins, a cave explorer who dreamt of finding fame and fortune deep underground. But what have critics been saying about it?  The Guardian: *** “Even if the show is uneasily torn beween sentiment and satire, the score is well worth… Read More

NEWS: Tonight with Donny Stixx to Transfer to London

The Bunker Theatre in association with Metal Rabbit will present the London transfer of the critically acclaimed  2015 Edinburgh Festival sell-out Tonight with Donny Stixx. Running at The Bunker Theatre from the 8th November until the 3rd December, Philip Ridley’s Tonight with Donny Stixx was written originally as the companion piece to Fringe First winning… Read More