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NEWS: New casting announced for Shakespeare in Love

Rehearsals start on Monday for the new cast of Shakespeare in Love before they open on 12 January 2015. The production, at London’s Noel Coward Theatre, features one of the largest casts for a play in the West End and is currently booking until April 2015. Orlando Jameswillstar as Will Shakespeare oppositeEve Ponsonbyas Viola De Lesseps. The pair recently appeared ...

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Shakespeare In Love – Noel Coward Theatre, London

Original Screenplay: Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard Stage Adaptation: Lee Hall Director: Declan Donnellan Reviewer: Stephen Bates Undeterred by recent flops, the trend for transferring successful films to the London stage goes on. However, in view of its subject, perhaps this one should be regarded as more of ahomecoming than a transfer. Lee Hall has adapted the 1998 film, a ...

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STAGE SHOT: Shakespeare in Love – Noel Coward Theatre

Produced byDisneyandSonia Friedman Productionsand based on the Academy Award-winning screenplay byMarc NormanandTom Stoppard,Shakespeare in Lovehas been adapted for the stage byLee Hall(Billy Elliot). Featuring a company of 28 actors and musicians, one of thelargestcompaniesever assembled for a play in the West End, plus a dog, this new play will be directed byDeclan Donnellanand designed byNick Ormerod, the driving force behind ...

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Good People – Noel Coward Theatre, London

Writer: David Lindsay-Abaire Director: Jonathan Kent Reviewer: Stephen Bates Rooted in the tough neighbourhood of South Boston, Margaret is one of the “good people”. She struggles to make ends meet and looks after a disabled daughter, resorting to constant wisecracks to mask her pain. She is an habitual victim of life’s domino effects, in which minor incidents lead to major ...

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NEWS: Good People starring Imelda Staunton gets West End Transfer

Old Vic Productions and Hampstead Theatre Productions are today delighted to announce that by popular demand the critically acclaimed production of Good People will transfer to the West End to play a limited season of just ten weeks at the Noёl Coward Theatre.Previewing from April 10th with a press night on April 15th. Tickets will go on sale Jonathan Kent’s ...

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NEWS: Lead cast announced for Shakespeare in Love

Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce casting for the rôles of star-crossed lovers Will Shakespeare and Viola De Lesseps in the forthcoming stage production of Shakespeare in Love. Tom Bateman will play Will Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen will play Viola De Lesseps. Tom Bateman’s theatre credits include: ‘Antonio’ in The Duchess of Malfi at The Old Vic; ...

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Much Ado About Nothing – Noel Coward Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Iqbal Khan Reviewer: Sebastian de Montmorency [rating:4] Following on from a Julius Caesar that translated extremely effectively to Africa, the second part of the RSC’s 2012 London season sees Iqbal Khan relocates Much Ado About Nothing to a present-day Delhi setting. Meera Syal – a Shakespearean debutant – and Paul Bhattacharjee take on the rôles of ...

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