Opinion: Billie Piper winning an Olivier Award

Sunjay Kakar discusses how Billie Piper managed to overcome her struggles to become an Olivier Award winning actress.  When Billie Piper was growing up in Swindon, she had no brother and sisters to play with, but she had two mates she relied heavily on. The first was imagination and the second was make believe. I… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the WhatsOnStage Awards 2017

This year’s awards was a great night for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which won eight awards at last night’s ceremony.  Hosted by the wonderfully funny Vikki Stone and Simon Lipkin, the 2017 WhatsOnStage Awards was a chance to celebrate a year’s worth of theatre as voted by the public, enhanced by live performances… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the WhatsOnStage Nominations

The nominations for the 2017 WhatsOnStage Awards have been announced – so who is up for what and who could potentially walk away with the awards?  Best Actor in a Play:  Ian Hallard (Boys in a Band), Ian McKellen (No Man’s Land), Ralph Fiennes (Richard III), Jamie Parker (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Kenneth… Read More

NEWS: Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2016 Longlist Announced

The newspaper has today confirmed the longlist for this year’s awards, with Billie Piper, James Norton and Ralph Fiennes among those nominated. Here is who has been nominated in some of the biggest categories – and predictions!  Shows which have been nominated for this year’s awards all opened between November 22nd 2015 and September 30th… Read More

Review Round Up…Yerma, Young Vic Theatre

Billie Piper stars as Yerma, a woman who is desperate for a child in Simon Stone’s production. It opened at the Young Vic Theatre last night (4th August) – so what have critics made of it?  The Guardian: *** Michael Billington found: “The piece is well performed not only by Piper but by Brendan Cowell… Read More

Billie Piper to Star in Yerma at the Young Vic Theatre

Former Doctor Who actress Billie Piper will take on the title role of Yerma in Simon Stone’s production of Federico García Lorca’s original story.  Making her Young vic debut in the role, Billie Piper will play Yerma – a woman whose inability to have a child gradually tears her life apart. Simon Stone has written… Read More