NEWS: Trailer Released for Cinema Screening of Wise Children

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming cinema screenings of Emma Rice’s production. Heading to cinema screens from the 3rd October, a brand new trailer for the cinema screenings of Emma Rice’s production has been released. Set to be screened in 250 cinemas across the UK, Wise Children was adapted and directed for… Read More


NEWS: Full Cast Announced for UK Tour of Emma Rice’s Malory Towers

Emma Rice’s musical adaption of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers will embark on a UK tour from the 19th July. Adapted and directed by Emma Rice for her theatre company Wise Children, this new stage adaptation of Malory Towers is set to star Rebecca Collingwood as Gwendoline Lacey, Mirabelle Gremaud as Irene Bartlett, Vinnie Heaven as… Read More

NEWS: Emma Rice’s Wise Children to be Screened in Cinemas

More2Screen has announced that Emma Rice’s acclaimed production will be screened in 250 cinemas across the UK and Irelend on the 3rd October. Directed and adapted for the stage by Emma Rice, the production was the first show to be produced by her company Wise Children. The production was filmed live at for the cinema… Read More

NEWS: Wise Children to Present Stage Adaptation of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers

Emma Rice’s adaptation and production will tour across the UK from the 18th July. Co-produced by York Theatre Royal in association with Bristol Old Vic, theatre company Wise Children will present a new stage adaptation of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers, touring the UK from the 18th July until the 5th October. Adapted and directed by… Read More

REVIEW: Wise Children,Old Vic Theatre

Bewildering but entertaining, Emma Rice effectively highlights what ‘family’ really means as well as the different ways rejection can affect our lives – told through her unique brand of magical creativity.  It has to be said that initially on leaving Wise Children you are left wondering exactly what you have seen. But the longer you… Read More

Five Minutes with…Etta Murfitt

The choreographer spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about creating the choreography for Emma Rice’s Wise Children, playing at the Old Vic Theatre before embarking on a UK tour.  Thanks so much for talking to me. Could you explain a bit more about what Wise Children is about? Wise Children is about twins Nora… Read More

Review Round Up: Brief Encounter, Empire Cinema Haymarket

Emma Rice’s production of Noel Coward’s Brief Encounter returns to London. Here’s what critics thought of it… The Guardian: **** “This is such a great night out: a show of genuine invention, with broad appeal to both young and old, and a big, bruised, beating heart.” London ***** “the one-off factory of theatrical wizardry… Read More

NEWS: Emma Rice’s Brief Encounter to Return to West End

Kneehigh Theatre’s production of Noël Coward’s play will arrive in London following runs at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and The Lowry, Salford.  “I’m a happily married woman. Or rather I was until a few weeks ago. This is my whole world and it’s enough, or rather it was until a few weeks ago.” Your heart dances. The… Read More

REVIEW: Romantics Anonymous, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

This glorious new musical based on the 2010 film Les Emotifs Anonymes is a treat and a delight to watch from beginning to end.  What a scrummy treat this new musical is! With songs that are like a box of chocolate themselves: full of treats and unexpected surprises and a genuinely heartfelt story that celebrates… Read More

NEWS: Cast Confirmed for Emma Rice’s Musical Romantics Anonymous

Shakespeare’s globe has confirmed full casting for the upcoming production of Emma Rice’s musical, playing at the theatre from the 20th October.  Adapted from the French-Belgian film Les Émotifs Anonymes written by Jean-Pierre Améris and Philippe Blasband, Romantics Anonymous is a story of courage and the journey to finding happiness. The musical follows Angélique, a gifted chocolate maker… Read More