National Theatre’s Public Acts initiative launches with Shakespeare’s Pericles in the Olivier Theatre

A company of over 200 people of all ages from across London join together with professional artists to breathe new life into this classic tale in a musical version on the National Theatre’s Olivier stage from 26 – 28 August 2018. Pericles launches Public Acts, the National Theatre’s new initiative […]

The Festival of Spanish Theatre of London

For its sixth edition, FeSTeLõn brings a selection of incredible and varied Spanish theatre companies, including winners of Almagroff 2017, Jóvenes Clásicos, to the English capital. This will be the British debut for all participating productions. In addition to the normal two-week programme of plays, FeSTeLõn has also introduced ‘FeSTeLõn Kids’, a small selection of two plays created specifically with […]

BAFTA: Weekly News

Game Designers of the future The finalists for BAFTA’s Young Game Designers competition have been announced! Congratulations to all the talented 10-18 year olds whose games have been selected for the Game Concept Award and Game Making Award, who worked so hard on their entries with their school team, coding club, sibling, or on […]

THE PREDATOR: THE TEASER TRAILER

THE PREDATOR The hunt comes home. Starring Boyd Holbrook & Olivia Munn.Witness #ThePredator, in cinemas September.  www.ThePredator.co.uk.   Directed by: Shane Black Screenplay by: Shane Black, Fred Dekker Produced by: John Davis, Larry Gordon, Joel Silver Cast: John Davis, Larry Gordon, Joel Silver, Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, […]

BAFTA: Upcoming Events

BREAKTHROUGH BRITS & OTHER INITIATIVES NOW OPEN A wide range of BAFTA’s talent initiatives and programmes are now open for applications. From scholarships and mentoring to networking groups and writing competitions, browse the opportunities to find out if you are eligible. TV PREVIEW: STEPHEN: THE MURDER THAT CHANGED A NATION […]

The National Theatre and The Wardrobe Ensemble present out of this world family show The Star Seekers

Have you ever dreamt of flying to the moon? Meeting an alien? Becoming an astronaut? Join star seekers Alph, Betty and Gammo on a journey through space where you take the steering wheel. Inspired by our childhood wonder of the universe, this unique theatrical experience explores the limitless majesty of galaxies, the […]

Sir Lenny Henry launches Let’s Play, the National Theatre’s new national primary school programme

Sir Lenny Henry today launches Let’s Play, a major new initiative supporting the development of drama and theatre in primary schools across the country. Let’s Play commissions exciting new plays with songs and music for children aged 4 to 11 to perform. The programme also provides teachers with high quality […]

LAST CHANCE TO SEE DAVID ELDRIDGE’S BEGINNING AT THE AMBASSADORS THEATRE

The National Theatre’s production of BEGINNING, ‘the (anti) romance for 21st-century London life’ (Evening Standard), is now playing at the Ambassadors Theatre. The run must end on Saturday 24 March. BEGINNING is a tender and funny look at the first fragile moments of risking your heart and taking a chance. Reprising their highly […]

RED SPARROW: THE EUROPEAN PREMIERE

RED SPARROW   The cast of Red Sparrow hit the red carpet tonight to meet an excited crowd at Vue West End, Leicester Square.   Directed by: Francis Lawrence Screenplay by: Justin Haythe based on the novel by Jason Matthews Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeremy Irons, Mary-Louise Parker, Charlotte Rampling   Dominika […]

John Williams to take centre-stage at Royal Albert Hall celebration

The Royal Albert Hall will mark Hollywood legend John Williams’ 60 years in movies with a special celebration in 2018, including Films in Concert presentations of five of his finest works, alongside a rare London performance from the maestro himself, conducting the London Symphony Orchestra. This special appearance by the […]

Rehearsal images released for the first UK tour of James Graham’s This House

Rehearsals have begun for the first UK tour of This House, which opens at West Yorkshire Playhouse on 23 February (national press night 28 February). The cast – who play a colourful host of MPs and Whips – is Ian Barritt (Batley & Morley/Woolwich West/Belfast North/Western Isles & Ensemble), William Chubb (Humphrey Atkins), Giles Cooper (Fred Silvester), Stephen Critchlow (Bromsgrove/Abingdon/Liverpool Edge Hill/Paisley/Fermanagh […]

BAFTA: Upcoming Events

Tweet of the Week: “Thank you all it was a lovely evening watching #Requiem great seeing you all, hopefully someone got a better group shot, my phone really didn’t like the back light @Mahaliabelo @KrisMrksa @NewPicturesLtd@BAFTACymru” – @beccaleigh99 THE FELLOWSHIP: RIDLEY SCOTT The fellowship – the highest honour BAFTA can bestow […]