Theatre News

Actor Alex Giannini dies unexpectedly
By Editorial Staff
The 52-year-old actor passed away ahead of a performance of Mack and Mabel in Plymouth
Carly Bawden replaces Rosalie Craig in
By Editorial Staff
More details of who will star in the London run of Damon Albarn's musical have been announced
Casting announced for Ben Hur
By Editorial Staff
The four-person comedy version opens at the Tricycle Theatre in November
McQueen to close early
By Editorial Staff
The play about the fashion designer Alexander McQueen transferred to the West End in August
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to hold open auditions
Ever fancied performing on a West End stage? Now's your chance
Irish playwright Brian Friel dies aged 86
Friel was the author of plays such as Dancing at Lughnasa and Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Martin McDonagh's Hangmen to transfer to the West End
Johnny Flynn and David Morrissey will reprise their roles at Wyndham's Theatre
Julian Fellowes' Wind in the Willows to open in October 2016
By Daisy Bowie-Sell
The Downton Abbey writer's new musical adaptation of the classic novel will open in Plymouth
40 years of the Olivier Awards to be celebrated with BBC gala
BBC Radio 3 will hold a special gala performance featuring past Olivier Award winners including Adrian Lester
Casting announced for Tomcat at Southwark Playhouse
James Rushbrooke's new play was the winner of this year's Papatango New Writing prize