Gossip

Dillane Returns as Professor George???
By Editorial Staff
Stage and screen star Stephen Dillane is being tipped to appear in the West End early next year, in Life after George by Melbourne playwright Hannie Rayson. The play concerns a charismatic pr
Madness Sweeps the West End???
By Editorial Staff
A musical portraying the rise of ska-pop band Madness is rumoured to be in production. It is also suggested that the band’s lead singer Suggs, and other group members, are acting in an advisory ...
Bean Back for ‘The Scottish Play’???
By Editorial Staff
Bean Back for ‘The Scottish Play’??? Sean Bean is strongly expected to make a West End return next summer in the lead role of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth. Although Bean is familiar to
O'Brien Tempted as Chitty Child Catcher???
By Editorial Staff
Richard O'Brien, the actor who created The Rocky Horror Show, is being hotly tipped for the Child Catcher's role in the forthcoming West End Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The production opens at ...
Jekyll & Hyde Set for Phoenix???
By Editorial Staff
The musical version of Jekyll and Hyde is rumoured to be heading for London's Phoenix Theatre next year. The venue is currently housing the smash-hit Blood Brothers which is booking to April ...
Freeman & Fiennes for Othello & Brand???
By Editorial Staff
American star Morgan Freeman may be lined up for the Royal Shakespeare Company's planned production of Othello. The RSC offering could be programmed to run in Stratford-Upon-Avon with other ...
Powell's Daughter Out of NT's Jitney???
By Editorial Staff
Actress Linda Powell, daughter of the US Secretary of State Colin Powell, could well be forced out of her role in the National Theatre's forthcoming production of August Wilson's Jitney. Given the ...
Skinner to Bloom in UK Producers???
By Editorial Staff
Actor and comedian Frank Skinner is rumoured to have been approached regarding a role in the UK production of The Producers. The hugely successful Broadway show, which cleaned up at the recent ...
Monty to Replace Broadway-Bound Witches???
By Editorial Staff
Cameron Mackintosh's successful London production of The Witches of Eastwick is due to open on Broadway early next year. However, it looks certain to involve an all-American cast, opening the ...
Hare's Zinc Bed Springs Back???
By Editorial Staff
David Hare's play My Zinc Bed, which premiered at London's Royal Court last autumn, may be set for a recall in the West End. A rumoured revival, this time to be directed by Howard Davies instead of ...