Author Archive | Douglas Mayo

Caroline Horton stars in Mess at Imaginate prior to a Uk Tour

Mess Headlines Imaginate Before Touring

Olivier Award nominee, Caroline Horton, will revive her 2012 hit Mess for audiences of children and young people on the main stage of the Traverse Theatre as part of Scotland’s Imaginate Festival before a UK tour. Following its award-winning debut at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2012 (The Stage Award for Best Ensemble), Mess has toured […]

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Teddy at Southwark Playhouse by Tristan Bernays and Dougal Irvine

Teddy Comes To Southwark Playhouse

Snapdragon Productions and Theatre Bench will present Teddy, a new musical world premiere by Tristan Bernays and music by Dougal Irvine at the Southwark Playhouse in June. The time is 1956. It’s a Saturday night in Elephant and Castle and Teddy and Josie are out for a good time. It’s pissing down, they’re skint and […]

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Dusty at the Charing Cross Theatre

Dusty Cast Announced

Dusty, a new multi-media show celebrating the music of the iconic Dusty Springfield will receive its World Premiere at the Charing Cross Theatre. With original music by the legendary artist Dusty Springfield, audiences will see and hear Springfield on stage using the most up-to-date 3-D technology and digital media. Combined with a musical theatre format […]

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Imelda Staunton in Gypsy at the Savoy Theatre London

Gypsy Extends West End Run

Following the resounding critical response to the opening of Gypsy in the West End, the show has announced an extension and is now booking at the Savoy Theatre until 28 November 2015.’s lead critic Stephen Collins gave the show an unprecedented 6 star review saying “Staunton is simply magnificent as Rose. In absolutely every […]

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Nicole Kidman returns to the West End with the Michael Grandage Company in Photograph 51

Nicole Kidman Returns To The West End Stage

Nicole Kidman will return to the West End stage with the Michael Grandage Company in September 2015. Kidman will play the role of Rosalind Franklin in Photograph 51, a new play by Anna Ziegler. The production is the play’s UK premiere and reunites Grandage and Kidman following their recent collaboration on the feature film Genius. […]

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Women On The Verge Of a Nervous Breakdown The Musical to Close at the Playhouse Theatre London

Women On The Verge To Close

It was announced today the Women On the Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, currently playing at the Playhouse Theatre will close on May 23, 2015. Based on the 1998 Pedro Almodovar film of the same name, the show starred Tamsin Greig and Haydyn Gwynne, who both received Olivier Award nominations for their performances in the […]

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Debbie Kurup stars in the 2015 UK and Ireland tour of Cole Porter's Anything Goes

Anything Goes UK Tour Cut Short

It has been announced that the current national tour of Anything Goes will close four months earlier than planned. Anything goes was a co-production between Sheffield Theatres and Stage Entertainment and starred Debbie Kurup and Matt Rawle.  Kurup tweeted that she was ‘devastated and angry’ that the show was closing early. Anything Goes will plays […]

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Kenneth Branagh Company announces further casting for The Winter's Tale and Harlequinade

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company At The Garrick

Kenneth Branagh is back in the West End with a series of plays being presented at the Garrick Theatre under the banner of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company. Commencing in October 2015 and running for a year this venture will be under the direction of central creative team which includes central artistic associates Rob Ashford, […]

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