NEWS: Full Casting Announced for the World Premiere of The Nightingales

Full casting has been confirmed for the upcoming world premiere of William Gaminara’s The Nightingales, directed by Christopher Luscombe.  Joining the previously announced Ruth Jones in the production will be: Steven Pacey, Stefan Adegbola, Sarah Earnshaw, Philip McGinley and Mary Stockley. Directed by RSC Associate Artist Christopher Luscombe and written by William Gaminara, The Nightingales will play at the Theatre Royal Bath from… Read More

REVIEW: Love’s Labour Lost/ Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won), Theatre Royal Haymarket

The Royal Shakespeare Company have managed to combine the two plays with ease and charm to provide a wonderfully entertaining time at the theatre.  First up in this double bill of delightfully sparkling comedies by William Shakespeare was  a hilarious if at times occasionally over-the-top production of Love’s Labour’s Lost, which throws so much comedy… Read More

PREVIEW: The Rocky Horror Show, New Victoria Theatre

Richard O’Brien’s cult classic arrives at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking from the 27th June to the 2nd July.  Ever since it originally appeared at the Royal Court Theatre in 1973, Richard O’Brien’s Rock N’ Roll musical has gone on to become one of the most popular beloved in musical history. It has been… Read More

REVIEW: Nell Gwynn, Apollo Theatre

Gemma Arterton sparkles in this lavish production about the woman who would become King Charles II’s mistress.  In a similar way to the hit ‘Shakespeare in Love’, Jessica Swale’s play is a celebration of the theatre and the arts, reaffirming the audience’s love for escaping into someone else’s life for a couple of hours. Set… Read More

Review Roundup… Nell Gwynn @Apollo Theatre

Jessica Swale’s play about the actress and mistress of King Charles II opened at the Apollo Theatre last night. Were critics impressed?  The Guardian: ****Michael Billington wrote: “If this one is remembered it will largely be for Arterton, who offers the most generous, and broadest, of Gwynns.” The Stage: ***** Mark Shenton said: ” Nell Gwynn… Read More

New Rehearsal Images Released for Nell Gwynn

New pictures have been released for the West End transfer of Nell Gwynn, which opens for previews at the Apollo Theatre from the 4th of February.  Following a critically acclaimed run at the Shakespeare’s Globe, Jessica Swale’s new play based on the life of one of England’s first actresses and mistress of King Charles II… Read More

Full Casting Announced for Nell Gwynn at the Apollo Theatre

Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Jessica Swale’s new play Nell Gwynn, opening for previews at the Apollo Theatre from the 4th February.  Directed by Christopher Luscombe, the production will star Gemma Arterton in the title role with the full cast including Paige Carter, Michele Dotrice, Matthew Durkan, Michael Garner,… Read More