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01st Apr 2013
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THEATRE BOOK PRIZE: SHORT LIST

  The Society for Theatre Research and the judges are pleased to announce the following short list for the Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2012, in alphabetical order:...

12th Mar 2013
Streets - A New Kind Of Musical, Interval Productions, Cockpit Theatre, BargainTheatreland

STREETS – A NEW KIND OF MUSICAL

In the summer of 2012, a young Scottish composer called Finn Anderson took his Musical Streets to Edinburgh Fringe.  The Festival Journal called Anderson “one of the great musical Theatre writers”....

12th Mar 2013
The Hired Man, Leicester Curve, Mercury Colchester, BargainTheatreland Feature

THE HIRED MAN

This Spring Melvyn Bragg and Howard Goodall’s musical The Hired Man is running at the Colchester Mercury 21st March to 6th April and Leicester Curve from 12th to 27th April. David Hunter,...

08th Mar 2013
Kandy Kottage, Landor Theatre, London, BargainTheatreland Features

KANDY KOTTAGE

Writing duo Taylor-Rowan and Hughes bring their new musical Kandy Kottage to the Landor Theatre as part of the new writing season “From Page To Stage” in collaboration with Aria Entertainment. Kandy...

02nd Mar 2013
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BRIGHTON FRINGE 2013 PRESS LAUNCH

Travelling down to Brighton for a day of fresh sea air, not only seemed like the perfect chance to grab a break from the busy streets and bright lights of...

01st Mar 2013
Amanda Goldthorpe-Hall, Secret Garden, King's Head, Interview

In Conversation With… AMANDA GOLDTHORPE-HALL

Aria Entertainment and Knockhardy Productions have transformed the King’s Head Theatre into a rural idyll amidst the urban chaos to present The Secret Garden: In Concert 20 years after its...

22nd Feb 2013
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In Conversation With… FREDDIE “PARROT-FACE” DAVIES

Aria Entertainment and Knockhardy Productions has transformed the King’s Head Theatre into a rural idyll amidst the urban chaos to present The Secret Garden: In Concert 20 years after its original Broadway...

10th Jan 2013
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A QUEST FOR QUASIMODO

WANTED - a major new talent for the role of a lifetime to star as Quasimodo in the World Premiere of Lionel Bart’s last great musical

12th Nov 2012
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In Conversation With… JOE MCELDERRY

The Who’s Tommy returns to the West End for the first time in 15 years in a one-off concert version in aid of the Pure Development Theatre Fund and support of Teenage Cancer Trust. I talk to the adorable Joe McElderry about what it's like to have the X Factor, work on his first professional musical and taking the time to brighten up someone's day.

09th Nov 2012
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In Conversation With… GLENN CARTER

The Who’s Tommy returns to the West End for the first time in 15 years in a one-off concert version in aid of the Pure Development Theatre Fund and support of...

08th Nov 2012
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In Conversation With… Carlton Connell & John McCrea

The year of the Rent revival.  I talk to Carlton Connell & John McCrea (Collins and Angel) about drumming, drag and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. What drew you to the production? C: I...

07th Nov 2012
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In Conversation With… HANNAH JANE FOX

The Who’s Tommy returns to the West End for the first time in 15 years in a one-off concert version in aid of the Pure Development Theatre Fund and support of...