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NEWS: RSC announces full cast for first two plays in exciting new ‘Roaring Girls’ season

With gender inequality increasingly becoming a thing of the past on the British stage there is naturally some excitement surrounding the recent cast announcement from The Royal Shakespeare Company for the first two plays in their upcoming ‘Roaring Girls’ season. Led by Royal Shakespeare Company Deputy Artistic Director, Erica Whyman these rarely performed Jacobean plays reveal some of the great ...

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NEWS: Shrek UK Tour cast announced.

The producers of the first ever tour of the UK and Ireland of SHREK THE MUSICAL® are delighted to announced its brand new company. Coming direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people, the UK and Ireland tour of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane production of SHREK THE MUSICAL® will star Dean Chisnall ...

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NEWS: Jeeves & Wooster get a West End refresh!

Comedy stars Mark Heap and Robert Webb will head to the West End to play the rôles of Jeeves and Wooster in the five-star hit Perfect Nonsense taking over from Stephen Mangan and Matthew Macfadyen from 7 April 2014. Mark Hadfield will continue in the rôle of Seppings alongside Heap and Webb. The charmingly incompetent Bertie Wooster and his unflappable ...

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NEWS: Cardiff to host British Dance Edition 2016

Cardiff can look forward to extending a warm Welsh welcome to the 2016 British Dance Edition after the city was announced as host for the event. British Dance Edition 2016, the UK dance industry’s leading showcase event, will be jointly hosted from 17 - 20 March 2016 by the Cardiff Consortium consisting of Coreo Cymru, Wales Millennium Centre, National Dance ...

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NEWS: Laurel & Hardy come to Eden Court Theatre in Inverness

Phoenix Theatre Arts are bringing the iconic partnership of Laurel &Hardy to the Eden Court in Inverness in February. Tom McGraths play takes an intimate and hilarious journey through the rise and demise of this incredible partnership by highlighting both the memorable moments as well as funniest routines from their extraordinary career. These iconic characters are brought to life by ...

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NEWS: Be amused at The Brunton in Musselburgh this winter.

The Brunton in Musselburgh is the place to be amused this winter, from Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Russell Kane, to Luke Kempner and his critically acclaimed show The Only Way is Downton; from Graffiti Classics, a group bursting the elitist boundaries of the traditional string quartet with its hilarious musical comedy show, to Formby, a unique one-man show about the ...

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NEWS: Dundee Rep Ensemble presents the ultimate whodunnit from Agatha Christie

Dundee Rep Ensemble presents And Then There Were None, the ultimate whodunnit from the world’s best selling mystery writer of all time, Agatha Christie.Described by the New York Times “the most baffling mystery Agatha Christie has ever written” And Then There Were None is directed and designed by Kenny Miller who is renowned for his sumptuous productions. Ten strangers arrive ...

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NEWS: Jamie Lloyd helms Back to the Future the Musical

Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale are working with Universal Stage Productions (Wicked and Billy Elliot), London-based producer Colin Ingram (Ghost – The Musical) and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment to develop a stage musical version of their iconic film Back to the Future. It will be produced with Donovan Mannato and CJ E&M. The new musical will have a book by ...

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