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Thursday, April 1, 2021

Stephen Graham, Sindhu Vee, Andrea Riseborough Join ‘Matilda’ Cast by Naman Ramachandran

Stephen Graham (“The Irishman”), Andrea Riseborough (“Luxor”) and Sindhu Vee (“Feel Good”) have joined the cast of Netflix and Sony Pictures’ musical adaptation of the beloved …

SOURCE: Variety at 05:22AM
Thursday, March 25, 2021

U.K.’s National Theatre to Reopen With ‘Under Milk Wood,’ ‘After Life’ by Naman Ramachandran

London’s National Theatre is set to reopen two of its three venues in June after all U.K. indoor entertainment venues were forced to close in 2020 due to the pandemic. “After Life,” ba…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:07AM
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Cole Porter, P.G. Wodehouse Musical ‘Anything Goes’ Gets London Revival – Global Bulletin by Naman Ramachandran

In today’s Global Bulletin, musical “Anything Goes” sets London revival; iZen signs diversity pact with LineLight; MTV’s “True Life Crime” gets U.K. version; and Banijay’s refr…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:18PM
Monday, February 22, 2021

England to Begin Easing Lockdown From March 8, Cinemas to Remain Closed For Now by Naman Ramachandran

As case rates plummet and vaccinations continue rapidly, England will begin easing lockdown from March 8, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to reveal Monday evening. While school…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:17PM
Friday, February 19, 2021

Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson Set for ‘The Great Escaper,’ Pathe to Sell at Berlin EFM by Naman Ramachandran

Actors Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson, who’ve won a brace of Oscars each, will headline the cast of “The Great Escapers,” which Pathé will present at the upcoming European Film Mark…

SOURCE: Variety at 12:17PM

‘Fleabag’ Creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge Becomes First President of Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society by Naman Ramachandran

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, creator and star of smash hit “Fleabag,” will take on the role of the first president of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. Waller-Bridge performed her successf…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:30AM
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Britney Spears Speaks Up For The First Time After Controversial Documentary by Naman Ramachandran

The Princess of Pop has finally spoken out following the Feb. 5 debut of controversial FX documentary “Framing Britney Spears.” While not directly addressing the matters raised in the fi…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:06AM
Monday, January 25, 2021

‘Hamlet,’ ‘King Lear’ Highlights, as Royal Shakespeare Company Finds Streaming Home on BroadwayHD (EXCLUSIVE) by Naman Ramachandran

The U.K.’s Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has found a global streaming home with theater specialist BroadwayHD. Nine RSC titles will debut on BroadwayHD in January, with 20 more productio…

SOURCE: Variety at 10:50AM

‘Hamlet,’ ‘King Lear’ highlights, as Royal Shakespeare Company finds streaming home on BroadwayHD by Naman Ramachandran

Nine RSC titles will debut on BroadwayHD in January, with 20 more productions set to arrive in February and March.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 09:35AM
Monday, January 18, 2021

Entertainment Industry Jobs No Longer Qualify for Travel Exemptions to Enter U.K. by Naman Ramachandran

Most entertainment industry jobs no longer qualify for exemption to COVID-19 rules, such as the need to self-isolate for 10 days, for those seeking to enter the U.K. From 4 A.M. local time o…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:23PM
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

England Places Millions More Under Highest Coronavirus Restrictions by Naman Ramachandran

Some 44 million people, 78% of England’s population, will be under Tier 4, the highest level of coronavirus restrictions, from Thursday, U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced in the…

SOURCE: Variety at 11:32AM

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