Saturday, May 23, 2020

Present Laughter PBS Great Performance Series by Sandi Durell

  by Carol Rocamora   There isn’t much laughter present these days – is there? All the more reason, then, to thank PBS’s Great Performances Series for streaming Present Laughter, Noe…

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Watch Fleabag Favorite & Olivier Award Winner Andrew Scott Perform Simon Stephens' Sea Wall by Lindsey Sullivan

Fresh off of bingeing Fleabag in quarantine, but can't get enough of Andrew Scott? Before he portrayed the "hot priest" in Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Emmy-winning Amazon series, Tony-winning scr…

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Odds & Ends: PBS Is Streaming Great Performances Plays for Free & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. PBS' Thirteen Offering Access to Great Performances Here's another item to add to your quarantine watch list. The PBS chan…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

WNET to Stream Broadway's PRESENT LAUGHTER, RED and More!

Pass the time with some free-to-stream programming and resources available from WNET for audiences of all ages. 

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott up for Olivier awards by Chris Wiegand

TV co-stars compete for acting prizes at this year’s theatre awards, whose nominations are led by the musicals & Juliet, Fiddler on the Roof and Dear Evan Hansen Fleabag stars Phoebe W…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

New Play About Nancy Pelosi to Debut in Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

A new stage play about Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi will make its world premiere later this month at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater. Bill McMahon penned the new work, titled The Ad…

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Readers' favourite stage shows of 2019 by Guardian Readers

Andrew Scott was spellbinding in Present Laughter, Life of Pi stunned Sheffield and Tao of Glass was a tour de force Dundee Rep, Dundee Continue reading...

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Present Laughter and The Wolves Alum Tedra Millan to Lead Industry Reading of Late Summer Scenes by Dan Meyer

Adrienne Campbell-Holt directs the romantic comedy by David Glass.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

This Year’s Evening Standard Theatre Award Winners by Artsjournal

Andrew Scott was awarded for his role in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter at the Old Vic, while Maggie Smith took the trophy for one-woman play A German Life at the Bridge. Lynn Nottage’…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

London's Sweat, Evita, More, Win at the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards by Dan Meyer

Present Laughter’s Andrew Scott and A German Life’s Maggie Smith took home the top acting prizes.

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Sweat, Evita, Maggie Smith & More Triumph at 2019 Evening Standard Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

The 65th Annual Evening Standard Awards were announced on November 24 at the London Coliseum. The annual event honoring London theater was co-hosted by Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory, Evgeny …

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Present Laughter and Fleabag’s Andrew Scott on Hot Priest, Shakespeare, and More by Dan Meyer

The stage and screen favorite dropped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert October 8.

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Monday, September 16, 2019

VIDEO: See Andrew Scott in the Trailer for NT Live's PRESENT LAUGHTER

National Theatre Live has released the trailer for Noël Coward's provocative comedy Present Laughter starring Andrew Scott and directed by Matthew Warchus.

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Watch Fleabag’s Andrew Scott in New NT Live Trailer for Present Laughter by Noah Mutterperl

The Old Vic production will broadcast live to cinemas November 28.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Andrew Scott Joins Lin-Manuel Miranda in HIS DARK MATERIALS on HBO

Andrew Scott, who is currently starring in Present Laughter on the West End, has joined the cast of His Dark Materials, a BBC and HBO co-production, according to Deadline.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Sweet sorrow by Stephen Farrow

See all those stars on the poster? Matthew Warchus’s stellar revival of Present Laughter deserves every last one of them, and so does Andrew Scott. This is a blissfully funny, absolutely p…

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Saturday, July 6, 2019

West End rediscovers the pure joy of farce (and missing trousers) by Vanessa Thorpe Arts and Media Correspondent

Broad stage theatre comedy full of plot twists, puns and frantic action is finding a new audienceThe stage is set like a hotel bedroom where a scantily clad woman is hiding inside a wardrobe…

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REVIEW: Present Laughter, Old Vic Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Noel Coward's Present Laughter starring Andrew Scott now playing at the Old Vic Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: Present Laughter, Old Vic Theatre ✭…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Review: Present Laughter, The Old Vic by Jessica Handscomb

Review: Present Laughter, The Old Vic5.0starsEmbarrassingly, I had never seen a production of a Noël Coward play before Present Laughter. I had of course read some of his work, and heard of…

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Monday, July 1, 2019

From Light In The Piazza to Present Laughter via West End Live: My Stagey Week by Philip Dehany

From Light In The Piazza to Present Laughter via West End Live: That Stagey Blog reflects on another busy week.

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Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Bitter Wheat, Present Laughter, On Your Feet & more by Lisa Martland

Carrying on a new series, our editor Lisa Martland has picked out her Top Picks from the last week including Anne Cox’s thoughts on Present Laughter, while Aleks Sierz reports from Bitter …

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

PRESENT LAUGHTER Old Vic SE1 by Libby Purves and Friends

COMEDY SHADING TO MELANCHOLY: WHAT’S TO COME IS STILL UNSURE…     First of all  let’s say that  Andrew Scott is a marvel, a 21st century Ur-Coward hero,  who manages to do it with…

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The week in theatre: The Hunt; Present Laughter; The Damned – review by Susannah Clapp

Almeida; Old Vic; Barbican, LondonYoung performers shine in a riveting adaptation of Thomas Vinterberg’s film about a falsely accused teacher. And Andrew Scott is a Noël Coward natural It…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Present Laughter at The Old Vic by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for this revival of Noel Coward’s comedy Present Laugher now playing at the Old Vic Theatre.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

‘A revitalised & hysterically funny comedy’: PRESENT LAUGHTER – The Old Vic ★★★★ by Anne Cox

Noël Coward would have thoroughly approved of Andrew Scott’s gloriously outrageous turn as ageing matinée idol, Garry Essendine, in The Old Vic’s reinvention of Present Laughter.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Rialto Chatter: Is Matthew Warchus' Production of PRESENT LAUGHTER Headed To Broadway?

Matthew Warchus' production of Noel Coward's comedy Present Laughter could be headed to Broadway next year.

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New Photos of Fleabag's Andrew Scott in Present Laughter at the Old Vic by Nathan Skethway

The revival of Noël Coward’s comedy also stars Game of Thrones’ Indira Varma.

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Present Laughter at London’s Old Vic starring Andrew Scott – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

No one is hotter than Andrew Scott right now. After his head-turning role as a conflicted Catholic priest in Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag,

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Read Reviews of Old Vic’s Present Laughter, Starring Fleabag's Andrew Scott by Dan Meyer

The revival of Noël Coward’s comedy also stars Game of Thrones’ Indira Varma.

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Andrew Scott, brilliance and dark mischief in Present Laughter at the Old Vic

Superb performances and comic timing in Noël Coward’s bittersweet takedown of fame

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