PODCAST Episode 1: David Hunter

BritishTheatre.com podcast David Hunter

In the first episode of The BritishTheatre.com Podcast Danny Coleman-Cooke speaks to David Hunter who has just finished a record-breaking run as Charlie Price in the award-winning musical Kinky Boots and has just released Silver Linings – an EP of his own songs. [buzzsprout episode=’716514′ player=’true’] ABOUT DAVID HUNTER David was trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. HIs theatre credits include Charlie Price in Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre) Guy in Once (Phoenix); One Man, Two Guvnors (Adelphi, NT and UK tour); The Who’s Tommy (Prince Edward); Seussical (Arts); The Hired Man (Leicester Curve and Colchester Mercury); Pub (Royal Exchange); Spinach (Royal Exchange) and The Mayor of Zalamea (Liverpool Everyman). David’s television credits include: David reached the semi-finals of ITV’s Superstar, competing to play the role of ‘Jesus’ in Jesus Christ Superstar. David’s film credits include: Nativity 3: Dude Where’s My Donkey? Other credits include: As the front man … Read more

Film Adaptation Of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Announced

Everybody's Talking About Jamie review

Critically acclaimed British musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is to be made into a major new film by Warp Films. The award-winning feel good new musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is to be made into a major-film by Warp Films – a Sheffield based production company. It’s been a fairy-tale ride for the acclaimed musical. Based on the documentary, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie opened at Sheffield Theatres before tranferring to London’s Apollo Theatre. A host of 5-star reviews, 7 theatre awards and 5 Olivier Award nominations later, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has released an official cast album, is being screened live over 510 cinemas across the UK and Ireland and now: a film! Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has now extended its booking period at the Apollo Theatre in the West End until 6 April 2019. Warp Films (This Is England, Ghost Stories, The Last Panthers), known for their distinctive multi- … Read more

FIRST LOOK: Orlando Bloom in Killer Joe at Trafalgar Studios

Orlando Bloom in Killer Joe

Take a look at these great first look production images from Marc Brenner of Orlando Bloom and the cast of new play Killer Joe at Trafalgar Studios London. Orlando Bloom leads the cast in Tracy Letts’ black comedy thriller Killer Joe for a strictly limited 13 week season at London’s Trafalgar Studios. The Smith family hatch a plan to murder their estranged matriarch for her insurance money. They hire Joe Cooper, a police detective and part-time contract killer, to do the job. But once he enters their trailer home and comes face to face with their innocent daughter, the plan spirals out of control…  A tense, gut-twisting thriller, Killer Joe, asks where the moral line is drawn in the fight for survival. The cast comprises Orlando Bloom in the title role of Killer Joe, Sophie Cookson as Dottie, Adam Gillen as Chris, Neve McIntosh as Sharla and Steffan Rhodri as … Read more