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NEWS: Orange Tree’s French Without Tears set for UK tour

The cast of French Without Tears at Orange Tree Theatre

  London's Orange Tree Theatre has announced it is partnering with English Touring Theatre to tour their sell out production of Terrence Rattigan's French Without Tears in 2016. The critically acclaimed (read our 5* review here) will return to the Orange Tree for 31 performances in June 2016 then tour in the autumn. Directed by Paul Miller, the tour will ...

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NEWS: Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds unveils Spring season

The cast of Land of Our Fathers

It may have celebrated its 50th anniversary since re-opening, but the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, the country’s only surviving working Regency playhouse, shows no sign of slowing down as is launches its Spring 2016 season. Drama features heavily in the programme, with Michael Morpurgo’s An Elephant In The Garden, Rattigan’s Flare Path and Torben Bett’s Invincible among the visiting ...

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NEWS: From Page to Stage returns for 2016


Following another successful season this year, producer Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment has today announced From Page to Stage will return for 2016 The Season of new musicals will run again again at the Tristan Bates Theatre from October 31-December 3 2016. The 2015 season saw three rehearsed staged reading opportunities, one headline musical, a gala performance, and the celebration of ...

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NEWS: Liverpool’s Everyman and Playhouse announce Spring 2016 season

Observe the sons of Ulster Matching Towards The Somme logo

Love, loyalty, betrayal, oppression, transcendence, motherhood, brotherhood, tragedy and comedy will be coming to Liverpool in 2016, as the themes of The Everyman & Playhouse’s spring season. Highlights announced today [24 November] include Gemma Bodinetz directing a new adaptation of Madame Bovary with Peepolykus and a major revival of Frank McGuinness’s Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme ...

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NEWS: Goosebumps gets London première at The Vaults

Goosebumps theatre production logo

Producers have today [23 November]  announced that London’s The Vaults will host the world theatre premiere of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps in a strictly limited run next spring. Based on the popular book series the production will run 6 April – 4 September 2016, the first time the books have been adapted for the stage. The interactive show will be promenade style, ...

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NEWS: Theatre’s Great and Good gather for 61st Evening Standard Awards

Dame Judi Dench, Stephen Sondheim and Sir Ian McKellen at the Evening Standard Awards

By Maryam Philpott 2015 has been another impressive year for the London stage and with a crop of ‘reviews of the year’ about to emerge, the EveningStandard once again pips everyone to the post by presenting its annual Theatre Awards months before anyone else. Theatrical luminaries gathered at the Old Vic on Sunday to celebrate the 61st Evening Standard Awards, ...

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NEWS: Bernadette Peters to perform 1st UK solo show in 15 years

Portrait of Bernadette Peters

Multi-award winning musical theatre star Bernadette Peters will perform her first solo show in the UK for the first time in 15 years in June 2016. The triple Tony, double Drama Desk and Golden Globe Award winning Broadway star will return to the Royal Festival Hall, London on Friday 3rd June 2016 and playing her first ever date at the Opera House, Manchester on Sunday 5th June 2016. Renowned ...

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