Hackney Empire

Godspell in concert seeks choir

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20 Questions: Mother Goose's Sharon D Clarke - 'It's West End standard at East End prices'
By Editorial Staff

The longtime star of Hackney Empire panto reveals her proudest moments and why she'd like to have dinner with Nelson Mandela and Maya Angelou

Mother Goose (Hackney Empire)

Clive Rowe stands out as he returns to Hackney Empire for the panto season

Susie McKenna: Behind the scenes at Mother Goose rehearsals

The Hackney Empire's artistic director is the first up in a series of blogs that lift the lid on the development of one of the UK's most popular pantomimes

Godspell tours UK from Spring 2015

The production is visiting 28 UK venues

Lenny Henry and cast celebrate Rudy's Rare Records first night

Director Paulette Randall and the cast of Rudy's Rare Records led by Lenny Henry were out in force at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre last night

Rudy's Rare Records (Birmingham Rep)
By Michael Davies

Lenny Henry stars in the stage adaptation of the Radio 4 comedy

Rehearsal pics: Lenny Henry and cast prepare for Rudy's Rare Records

Rehearsal photos have been released of the comedy set in an old reggae record shop in Birmingham

Clive Rowe reprises his Mother Goose in Hackney

Sharon D Clarke will also star in the panto at Hackney Empire this Christmas

Video: Lenny Henry - 'I always wanted to do a black version of High Fidelity'

The actor and comedian chats about the new stage version of the hit Radio Four sitcom Rudy's Rare Records