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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Present Laughter review – Andrew Scott dazzles in Coward's enduring classic comedy by Michael Billington

Old Vic, London Scott is richly funny as a peacocking Peter Pan whose theatrical bohemia is threatened by outsiders Andrew Scott gives a virtuosic performance in Noël Coward’s imperishabl…

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Present Laughter, Old Vic review - Andrew Scott continues his rise and rise by Matt Wolf

The Irish star is sublimely funny - and moving, too - in Noël Coward classic "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?" can be heard pulsating through the Old Vic auditorium as the curtain rises o…

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Propwatch: the telephone in ‘Present Laughter’ by Artsjournal1

Did you see that video of two teenagers baffled by a dial phone? Nothing is guaranteed to make you feel jurassic like watching the routine technology of your childhood appear irrefutably for…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Present Laughter review at Old Vic, London – ‘Andrew Scott is magnificent’ by Natasha Tripney

A dark undercurrent often lurks beneath the surface of Noel Coward’s comedies. Present Laughter, his semi-autobiographical play about a puffed-up actor, is

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Mr. Broadway June 2019: The Prom's Brooks Ashmankas by JK

Mr. Broadway June 2019 is that increasingly rare creature - a constantly working stage actor. He's constantly in regional theaters, and has done a few TV shows and a movie. And he's been a s…

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Theater review: Coward’s ‘Present Laughter’ opens at Pear Theatre by Joanne Engelhardt

Who doesn’t love a heady dose of Noel Coward — especially one of his frothy, sophisticated comedies about the foibles of love in all its guises? There is much to like, as well as much th…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Ready, Set, Tony! Get to Know the Fab Five Up for Leading Actor in a Musical Tony Award by Paul Wontorek

When the Tony Awards telecast begins on Sunday, June 9, 40 nervous and excited actors will take their seats at Radio City Music Hall, hoping to win Broadway’s biggest prize. Throughout the…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

NT Live's Fall Broadcast Slate to Launch With A Midsummer Night’s Dream Starring Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie by Adam Hetrick

The lineup also includes the National Theatre premiere of Hansard, starring Lindsay Duncan, and Fleabag star Andrew Scott in Present Laughter at the Old Vic.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Matthew Warchus to introduce bisexual character to Noel Coward’s Present Laughter by Georgia Snow

Matthew Warchus is to gender swap several roles in his forthcoming production of Present Laughter, which will introduce a bisexual central character

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Nathan Lane, Sole Star above the Title at Last in “Gary—A Sequel to Titus Andronicus” at The Booth Theatre by Richard Seff

Nathan Lane is enjoying one of theatre’s longest running careers. He’s been brightening stages ever since 1975 when at 19 he made his off-Broadway debut, and 1982 when he first bounced o…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Ellen Harvey & John Lenartz to Join Kristolyn Lloyd in Little Women at Primary Stages by Andy Lefkowitz

New York stage veterans Ellen Harvey and John Lenartz have joined the cast of Kate Hamill's new theatrical version of Little Women, set to debut at off-Broadway's Cherry Lane Theatre next m…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

What Was the Worst Review Nathan Lane Ever Received? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway vet shares what you need to know about his new play Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus and shares a scathing review of his performance in Present Laughter.

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