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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jake Orr joins Theatre503 as Producer by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Former theatre blogger, freelance producer and programmer Jake Orr will join South London’s Theatre503 as an in-house Producer commencing on 3rd July 2017. In 2009 Jake…

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CBeebies hit Sarah and Duck heads to Edinburgh Festival 2017 in all new adventure by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The CBeebies hit animated series Sarah and Duck is headed to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer from 2 to 20 August 2017. Featuring a host of enchanting characters fro…

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FIRST LOOK: David Hare’s Racing Demon at Theatre Royal Bath by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Theatre Royal Bath has released these great first look production photos of David Hare’s play Racing Demon directed by Jonathan Church. Four clergymen seek to make …

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

FIRST LOOK: The Wind In The Willows at the London Palladium by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you these great first look production photos from Darren Bell, Marc Brenner and Helen Maybanks of new musical The Wind In the Willows at the London Pa…

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Cast announced for Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following on from last years sell-out success, Regent’s Park Open Theatre sees the return of Jesus Christ Superstar for an extended season from 11 August to 23 Septembe…

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Stephen Schwartz pays a visit to Working at Southwark Playhouse by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo On Monday night award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Wicked, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame) paid a visit to Southwark Playhouse to see the production of his musical…

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FIRST LOOK: King Kong, The Vaults London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you these great production photos by Geraint Lewis of monstrous new comedy King Kong basedon the classic ape story from Daniel Clarkson, the Olivier A…

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Emma Rice’s new company Wise Children backed by Arts Council by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo A new company created and led by Emma Rice, Wise Children has been awarded funding by the Arts Council South West from April 2018. Wise Children will concieve, create and pre…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Kathy Burke directs world premiere of The Retreat at Park Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Kathy Burke is to direct the World Premiere of Sam Bain’s new comedy drama The Retreat at Park Theatre from 2 November to 2 December 2017. Luke, a former high-flyer fro…

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Gracefool Collective bring feminist theatre to Edinburgh Fringe by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Fringe first-timers Gracefool Collective bring their show This Really Is Too Much to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017. This post Gracefool Collective bring feminist theatre…

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#Instalove – The quest for love in game show format by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Performed and written by Catherine Duquette, #Instalove is a joyful, electrifying, and at times stormy celebration of all the reasons we seek love – be they playful, pathet…

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What I Learned From Johnny Bevan returns to The Fringe by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo After taking the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe by storm, Luke Wright’s What I Learned From Johnny Bevan returns to The Fringe for one week only from 21 – 27 August 2017 a…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

REVIEW: Instructions For Dancing, Zachary Morris and Ben van Tienen ✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo It is to the credit and artistry of these two performers that Instructions for Dancing is a calling card that I am sure will have people asking for more. This post REVIEW: In…

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Royal Court Theatre announce cast for Bodies by Vivienne Franzmann by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Royal Court Theatre has announced casting for their upcoming production of Bodies by Vivienne Franzmann. Bodies will play from 5 July – 12 August 2017 at the Jerwoo…

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Royal Court Theatre announces cast for Jim Cartwright’s play Road by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   The Royal Court Theatre has announced casting for its forthcoming production of Jim Cartwright’s award-winning play Road which is to be presented from 21 July to…

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Friday, June 23, 2017

PANTO GUIDE 2017 – 2018 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Even though it's only June theatres across the UK are madly preparing for this year's panto season. There's a smorgasboard of amazing entertainment being planned this year. S…

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Laura Carmichael joins cast of Apologia by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Laura Carmichael will join the cast of Apologia alongside Emmy and Tony award-winner Stockard Channing when it opens at Trafalgar Studios in July 2017. Carmichael, best known…

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Seven Lives, One Building, Many Stories as Peepshow comes to Canal Cafe by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Fat Cat Creatives are bringing their production of Isabel Wright's Peepshow to the Canal Cafe Theatre for a limited season this July. Peepshow delves into the complicated liv…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda & Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson present Millennials The Musical by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo In our quest to bring you all things Lin-Manuel Miranda, we are pleased to bring you this great YouTube musical. The Rock & Lin-Manuel Miranda present “Millennials:…

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FIRST LOOK: Tim Rice’s Blondel at the Union Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you these great first look production photos by Scott Rylander of Tim Rice's Blondel at London's Union Theatre. Following the trials and triumphs of a…

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Joanne Clifton and Ben Adams to star in Flashdance UK tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Selladoor Productions and Runway Entertainment have announced that the Flashdance the musical UK Tour will star Joanne Clifton and Ben Adams when it opens at the King's Theat…

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Freddie Flintoff makes stage debut in Fat Friends the musical by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producers Joshua Andrews and Adam Spiegel have today announced that sportsman and television personality Freddie Flintoff is to make his stage debut in Kay Mellor's Fat Frien…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Cast announced for Mrs Orwell at Old Red Lion Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producers have announced casting for the world premiere of Proud Haddock's production of Tony Cox's play Mrs Orwell at the Old Red Lion Theatre. Mrs Orwell will run from 1 &#…

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New Images Of The Cast Of Five Guys Named Moe by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Underbelly Productions have today announced full casting for a brand new production of Clarke Peters’ Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Name…

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Casting Announced For The Seagull at Lyric Hammersmith by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Lyric Hammersmith has announced casting for Simon Stephen's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play The Seagull which will be directed by Artistic Director Se…

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FIRST LOOK: Audra McDonald brings Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar and Grill to London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo BritishTheatre.com are pleased to bring you Marc Brenner's great first look production photographs of six-time TonyAward-winning sensation Audra McDonald who portrays jazz le…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

REVIEW: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Broadway Cast Recording ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Broadway Cast Recording Sony Masterworks Broadway 5 Stars Order a Copy from Amazon.co.uk I was a HUGE fan of Charlie and the Chocolate Facto…

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Nadim Naaman and Bill Champion to lead cast of By Jeeves at Old Laundry Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   The Old Laundry Theatre have announced that their upcoming revival of Alan Ayckbourn and Andrew LLoyd Webber's musica By Jeeves will star Bill Champion and Nadim Naama…

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Star-studded cast announced for Grenfell Tower benefit concert this weekend. by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Giles Terera and Danielle Tarento are presenting a West End fundraising gala evening of song, dance and comedy for the hundreds of families made homeless and the relatives of…

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Monday, June 19, 2017

National Youth Ballet of Great Britain announce 30th Anniversary Season by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo For its 30th Anniversary Season, The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain (“The NYB”) will present Time in Motion, a mixed programme of ballets choreographed by some of…

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Freema Agyeman, Desmond Barrit and Joseph Millson join Stockard Channing in Apologia by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producers have announced that Freema Agyeman (Doctor Who, Sense8, Torchwood), Desmond Barrit (RSC and National Theatre, Sir Peter Hall's Henry IV Pts 1 and 2) and Joseph Mil…

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