Cast and Creative Announced for World Premiere of Soul

This Summer, the Royal & Derngate in Northampton and Hackney Empire will co-produce the world premiere production of Roy Williams’ play about the soul legend Marvin Gaye.  Directed by James Dacre and designed by Jon Bausor, the production will head to the Royal & Derngate Theatre from the 20th May until the 11th June, before… Read More


PREVIEW: H.M.S. Pinafore, UK Tour

Regan De Wynter Williams’ all male production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore is getting ready for a UK tour.  Running from April to July, including dates at the Cambridge Arts Theatre (20th-23rd April) and Hackney Empire (27th April-1st May), this extensive tour will allow many more audiences the opportunity to see the show live.… Read More

Full Cast Announced for Hackney Empire’s Production of Jack & The Beanstalk

The Hackney Empire has today announced the full cast for its highly anticipated 2015 pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk. The newly announced cast members will be joining Debbie Kurup  as Jack, Clive Rowe as Dame Daisy Trott and Kat B as snowman. Joining Rowe, Kurup and Kat B in this year’s production the cast includes: Jocelyn… Read More

New Trailer Released for Hackney Empire’s 2015 Panto

Is it ever too early to start thinking about booking tickets to see a pantomime at Christmas? Well according to the Hackney Empire it is never too early! The trailer for their 2015 pantomime (Jack and the Beanstalk) has just been released, starring Jon Snow and David Lammy (who will NOT be starring in the… Read More