We are pleased to bring you Johan Persson’s great first look production images of a very special production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet currently being performed at RADA by the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company starring Tom Hiddleston as the Prince of Denmark and directed by Kenneth Branagh himself. This special production is being staged as a fund raiser for RADA. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT RADA
RADA will join forces with The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company for a co-production of Hamlet to raise funds to aid the capital woprks at RADA’s Chenies Street site in London. Hamlet will be directed by Kenneth Branagh and will feature RADA alumnus Tom Hiddleston in the title role. The show will play a straictly limited three week run at RADA’s 160-seat Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre … Read more
Following John Hurt’s withdrawal from the upcoming production of The Entertainer following medical advice, it has been announced that Gawn Grainger will now play Billy Rice. Gawn Grainger began his career as the Boy Prince in Ivor Novello’s King’s Rhapsody at the Prince’s Theatre when he was twelve years old. Recent stage credits include The Cherry Orchard (Young Vic), Macbeth (Shakespeare’s Globe) and The Recruiting … Read more
BritishTheatre.com are pleased to bring you this first look at Kenneth Branagh in The Entertainer. Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborneʼs modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an examination of public masks and private torment. John Hurt will return to the London stage for the first time in a decade as patriarch Billy Rice opposite Kenneth … Read more
Kenneth Branagh puts in a surprising masterclass in physical comedy as Ralph, getting big laughs despite spending most of the play unable to speak. He is, as expected, excellent at playing the silky smooth secret agent but his movement and timing is also exceptional and he deploys razor sharp comic timing.
Kenneth Branagh, Rob Brydon, Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex Macqueen make up the cast of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s new comedy The Painkiller. Directed and adapted by Sean Foley, The Painkiller will be the fifth production in the Plays at the Garrick season and will play from 5 March until 30 April 2016. Foley directs his “dark, yet hilarious” adaptation of … Read more
Having sold out it’s entire run at the Garrick Theatre, the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company‘s production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale topped the UK Box Office Charts this week when it grossed £1.1 million at screenings around the country. The Winter’s Tale was screened to 520 cinemas across the UK and 1300 cinemas worldwide. Encore broadcasts will be held across the UK during the Christmas … Read more