NEWS: Anne Reid to Star as Lady Hunstanton in A Woman of No Importance

Classic Spring have announced that Anne Reid will star in the upcoming production of A Woman of No Importance, playing at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 6th October.  Directed by Dominic Dromgoole, A Woman of No Importance is the first in a year long season of plays celebrating the work of Oscar Wilde at the… Read More

NEWS: Gina McKee to Play Boudica in New Production at the Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced that actress Gina McKee will play Boudica in Eleanor Rhode’s production of Tristan Bernays new play.  AD 61, Britannia. On the furthest outreaches of the Roman Empire – at the very edge of the known world – rebellion is brewing. The King of the Iceni has died and his widow Boudica… Read More

NEWS: V&A Announce Relics recovered from the Titanic and Lusitania to Feature in Ocean Liners: Speed & Style

The Victoria and Albert Museum has announced that relics recovered from the Titanic and Lusitania will feature in its upcoming exhibition Ocean Liners: Speed & Style.  Opening at the museum from the 3rd February 2018, Ocean Liners: Speed & Style will be the first exhibition to  explore the design and cultural impact of the ocean… Read More

NEWS: Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Stick Man to Tour UK

Freckle Productions will present this adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s story, on tour from September.  Following a number of Christmas seasons in London and numerous UK and international tours, Freckle Productions has announced that Stick Man is to embark on a brand new UK tour – opening at the Wycombe Swan on the 2nd… Read More

Review Round Up: Girl From the North Country, Old Vic Theatre

Find out what critics have been saying about Conor McPherson’s new show featuring the music of Bob Dylan here:  Duluth, Minnesota. 1934. A community living on a knife-edge huddle together in the local guesthouse. The owner, Nick, owes more money than he can ever repay, his wife Elizabeth is losing her mind and their daughter… Read More

PREVIEW: Britney Spears: The Cabaret, The Other Palace

The Other Palace will host Britney Spears: The Cabaret from the 5th to the 9th September.  Following sold out runs in Australia, Britney Spears: The Cabaret will arrive in London for one week only in September, starring Christie Whelan Browne. Written and directed by Dean Bryant, the show charts the rise and fall of the princess of… Read More

Review Round Up: Mosquitoes, National Theatre

Olivia Coleman stars in Lucy Kirkwood’s new drama directed by Rufus Norris – but have critics warmed to it?  Alice is a scientist. She lives in Geneva. As the Large Hadron Collider starts up in 2008, she is on the brink of the most exciting work of her life, searching for the Higgs Boson. Jenny… Read More

PREVIEW: Reflections: Van Eyke and the Pre-Raphaelites, National Gallery

From the 2nd October, the National Gallery will present an exhibition that examines how Van Eyke’s Arnolfini Portrait helped to shape the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood’s work.  Having been acquired by the National Gallery in 1842, Van Eyke’s Arnolfini Portrait will be exhibited as part of a brand new exhibition at the gallery to explore the way in which young… Read More

NEWS: Richard Eyre’s Production of Long Day’s Journey Into Night to Transfer to the West End

It has been announced that Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville will reprise their roles in Richard Eyre’s production of  Eugene O’Neill’s play.  Following a successful run at the Bristol Old Vic, it has been confirmed that Richard Eyre’s production will transfer to London’s Wyndham’s Theatre from the 27th January. The production will play a strictly limited ten… Read More

NEWS: Final Casting Announced for World Premiere of Le Grand Mort

It has been announced that James Nelson-Joyce will star alongside Julian Clary in the world premiere of Stephen Clark’s play at the Trafalgar Studios.  Directed by Christopher Renshaw, James Nelson- Joyce and Julian Clary will star in the world premiere production of the two-handed black comedy at the Trafalgar Studios from the 20th September. In his… Read More