You have to admire the ingenuity of UK Theatre makers who, since Covid took hold, have found all sorts of ways to send their shows to your smart phones and laptops etc whilst we're unable to go to the theatre in person.
News from London's Theatreland.
Pre-recorded Pantomime?? Will that Work?
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, November 24 2020, 20:10
A Fresh Announcement from the Ever Optimistic Producers of SIX
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, November 24 2020, 19:31
Can We All Open Our Shows Please?
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, November 24 2020, 19:25
Like most theatre Directors I've spend most of lock down rehearsing a show. Don't worry, bizarrely government regulations allow for this as long as no members of the public are admitted. However it's been surreal not knowing when that will be as no one has been able to guarantee that audiences will actually be able to watch from December 2nd as previously announced.
More BAD CINDERELLA News
By Phil Willmott Thursday, November 19 2020, 13:54
The BAD CINDERELLA team are obviously keeping busy during lock down. If the intention is to install breathless anticipation in us, it’s working! Well for me at least.
Celebrity Scrooge Revealed and a Double Helping of Santa’s Elves. Your Covid Theatre Christmas!
By Phil Willmott Friday, November 6 2020, 20:55
The Old Vic theatre had us all guessing when they teased they had signed up a major star to play Scrooge in their highly acclaimed production of A Christmas Carol. It’s already played to a quarter of a million people, with different lead actors, in London and New York over the last three Christmases and this year it will be broadcast on line.
All has been revealed and the actor in question is Andrew Lincoln best known for starring in 7 seasons of the US TV hit THE WALKING DEAD.