Mark Ludmon examines the year ahead for regional theatre in 2018. Bolton girl Maxine Peake has made her mark on TV and the London stage but she returns to her roots with her second play, Queens of the Coal Age. Based on the true story of four women in Lancashire during the miners’ strike in […]
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We hope you enjoy Nobby Clark’s great production photos from the Theatre Royal Bath’s new production of Alan Bennett’s The Lady In The Van directed by Jonathan Church. In 1974, Miss Mary Shepherd, a homeless woman, temporarily moved her clapped out Bedford van into Alan Bennett’s front garden at Gloucester Crescent, Camden. She remained parked […]
Olivier Award-winner Sara Kestelman is to star in Jonathan Church’s new production of Alan Bennett’s The Lady in the Van which is to run at the Theatre Royal Bath from 17 August to 2 September 2017. Kestleman will be joined by Sam Alexander as Alan Bennett, William Gaunt as Underwood and James Northcote who will […]
“If I was to stab Judi Dench with a pitchfork, I should still be regarded as a cuddly teddy bear”, says Alan Bennett of his ‘national treasure’ status.
We’re pleased to be bringing you this first look at the film adaptation of The Lady In The Van. Lady in the Van is adapted from the Alan Bennett play of the same name and is directed by Nicholas Hytner, who directed the original production at the Queen’s Theatre. Lady in the Van stars Maggie […]
CLICK FOR THE HISTORY BOYS TOUR DATES BELOW Casting has been announced today for the 2015 tour of Alan Bennett’s The History Boys. The cast will include Steven Roberts (Hollyoaks) as Posner, Kedar Williams-Stirling (Wolfblood) as Dakin, Richard Hope (Democracy) as Hector, Christopher Ettridge (Twelve Angry Men) as the Headmaster, Mark Field as Irwin, Susan […]