Do you need to be of a generation to remember Morecambe & Wise, to which this play is a loving tribute-cum-amiable-ripoff? Probably not. They are stamped on the national memory, probably genetically.
There are some shows with modest beginnings that seem to have all of the industry behind them, willing them to succeed. Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) is one of them.
Following the success of the run in August at the Minack Open Air Theatre in Cornwall, Olivier and Tony Award-winning producer David Pugh has announced that the acclaimed 40th anniversary production of Willy Russell’s Educating Rita is coming back from 28 October 2020.
Stephen Tompkinson (Frank) and Jessica Johnson (Rita) will star in the 40th anniversary production of Willy Russell’s Educating Rita at the Minack Theatre, Cornwall from 18-29 August 2020, directed by Max Roberts.
Actor Nigel Havers is launching his own touring company with a new production of Noel Coward’s classic comedy Private Lives, in which he’ll star with Patricia Hodge.
A new production of Emma Rice’s critically acclaimed musical adaptation of Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers, originally created with Wise Children, is set for a national tour, concluding at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall,
Rachel Lumberg is an award-winning actress who has been in a whole host of shows from The Full Monty to Romeo and Juliet. She’s currently starring as Rachel in the UK tour of The Band.
Due to overwhelming public demand, Tim Firth’s new musical, THE BAND, with the music of Take That, will now play extra dates on its UK & Ireland tour.
Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson star as Serge, Marc and Ivan respectively in a major revival of Yasmina Reza’s Art, opening on tour in February.
David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers, the producers of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s new musical comedy THE GIRLS, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, are delighted to announce that the production will return home to Yorkshire and open at the Leeds Grand Theatre on 15 August 2018 and visit 42 theatres …
In his review this morning, Michael Billington has – to borrow a phrase from Meat Loaf – taken the words right out of mouth. At last night’s West End premiere of The Girls, I was telling anyone within listening distance that, after already remarkable success as a film and a stage play (both also written […]
Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s new British musical, THE GIRLS, based on the true story, the film and the award-winning play by Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, will open in London’s West End at the Phoenix Theatre, with performances from 28 January 2017. Full casting is announced today.