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NEWS: Les Dennis plays End of Pier in new Park Theatre season of seven premieres

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London’s Park Theatre today announce their new July-December 2018 season. Featuring a mix of new and existing writing, the season includes six world premieres, one UK premiere, three celebrated revivals and a brace of homegrown productions, two of which have been developed through Park Theatre’s Script Accelerator programme.

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NEWS: Hamilton scoops seven Olivier Awards with top honours for The Ferryman & National Theatre too

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New American musical Hamilton collected seven Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and The Ferryman went home with three prizes at the Olivier Awards 2018, the UK’s most prestigious stage honours announced tonight (Sunday 8 April 2018) at London’s Royal Albert Hall hosted by Catherine Tate.






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NEWS: Applications open for Network of Independent Critics’ third year at Edinburgh Fringe

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The Network of Independent Critics, the brainchild of two outstanding bloggers in the My Theatre Mates collective, Katharine Kavanagh and Laura Kressly, ramps up for another Edinburgh Fringe. Applications are now open for this year’s festival. Well done, Katharine and Laura!






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NEWS: Six shows selected for The Bunker’s new Breaking Out initiative

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The Bunker’s Summer 2018 season celebrates exciting work from both emerging and established companies. A highlight of this season is Breaking Out – a new initiative introduced by Artistic Director Joshua McTaggart – which champions the most ambitious and innovative theatre companies who are embarking on their theatrical journey.






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NEWS: Japanese TV star Takao Osawa joins the West End cast of The King and I

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Takao Osawa, the multi-award-winning actor and star of one of Japan’s most popular television series Jin, will join the cast of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I to play Kralahome, trusted adviser to The King of Siam, when the smash hit musical transfers from Broadway to the London Palladium on 21 June 2018 (press night is 3 July).