Author Archive | Douglas Mayo

Maureen Lipman and James Dreyfus star in Harvey at Theatre Royal Haymarket

New Trailer For Harvey Released

The new production of Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Harvey directed by Lindsay Posner and starring James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, will play a limited season at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket from Tuesday 17 March until Saturday 2 May.  The production will first open at Birmingham Repertory […]

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The 2014 cast of Avenue Q which is touring in the UK in 2015-16

Casting Announced for 2015-16 Avenue Q Tour

Casting and further dates are announced today for award-winning comedy musical Avenue Q, which will bring a host of fuzzy friends to theatres across the country in a new 2015/16 UK Tour. A smash hit on Broadway, in the West End and most recently in a critically-acclaimed 2014 UK Tour, Avenue Q opens at the […]

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Reece Dinsdale in the 2015 Uk Tour of David Hare's The Absence Of War

The Absence Of War 2015 UK Tour

CLICK FOR THE ABSENCE OF WAR TOUR DATES BELOW Headlong, The Rose Theatre Kingston and Sheffield Theatres have announced the 2015 UK tour of David Hare’s The Absence Of War. It’s now or never for George Jones. The heavy-smoking, Shakespeare-loving Labour leader needs to get out of opposition and into Number Ten. Plagued by a […]

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George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Photo: Alastair Muir

Stiles and Drewe To Host New Writers Showcase

Acclaimed writing team George Stiles and Anthony Drewe are to host a concert featuring emerging musical theatre writers at the St James Studio on 19th April. The event will provide a development and showcase opportunity for a selection of new writers and writing teams. Stiles and Drewe are founding board members of Mercury Musical Developments, […]

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Kevin Spacey receives special Olivier award for his work as artistic director of the Old Vic

Kevin Spacey CBE Receives Special Olivier Award

The acclaimed actor, Kevin Spacey, will be presented with a Special Award at the Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard ceremony on Sunday 12 April at London’s Royal Opera House. The award will acknowledge the actor, director and producer’s extraordinary contribution to The Old Vic and to British theatre. Kevin Spacey revived the fortunes and reputation […]

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Carole King and Katie Brayben at the opening night of Beautiful in London.

Beautiful – Opening Night Images

The West End production of Beautiful – The Carole King musical opened last night at the Aldwych Theatre. Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is the untold story of her journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing […]

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Michael Ball to star in Mack and Mabel in Chichester

Michael Ball Named As Patron Of Perfect Pitch

Perfect Pitch have just announced that Britain’s multi-award winning musical theatre star Michael Ball has become their patron and that they have formed a new partnership with DigitalTheatre.com. Michael Ball said: “It feels wonderful to be a patron of Perfect Pitch and officially support the company in its work to nurture and develop new musical […]

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