Mr Darcy emerges from the River Lagan
Published: Wednesday, 04 September 2013
Former EastEnders actor Neil McDermott has recreated a famous scene from the TV adaptation of Pride & Prejudice at the River Lagan in Belfast.
Downton's Harman cast as Cowell
Published: Friday, 30 August 2013
Simon Cowell has hired new Downton Abbey castmember Nigel Harman to play him in a stage musical about The X Factor.
Beatles Broadway musical to close early
Published: Monday, 19 August 2013
A Broadway musical inspired by the music of the The Beatles is set to close four months early due to poor ticket sales.
Fan falls from balcony at Brown show
Published: Monday, 05 August 2013
Theatre-goers including Glenn Close and Russell Brand were left horrified when what was first thought to be an elaborate stunt at illusionist Derren Brown's live show turned out to be a near-fatal accident after a fan fell from a balcony.
Jade Goody opera in the works
Published: Monday, 15 July 2013
The life of late reality TV star Jade Goody is to be immortalised in a new opera.
Branagh sword fight scene goes wrong
Published: Saturday, 13 July 2013
An actor appearing alongside Sir Kenneth Branagh in a UK production of Macbeth was hospitalised on Wednesday night after a fight scene went wrong.
Branagh tipped for Spacey's theatre job
Published: Friday, 12 July 2013
Actor/director Kenneth Branagh has been tipped to take over from Kevin Spacey as the artistic director of a celebrated London theatre company after the Oscar winner steps down in 2015.
Grint in talks for West End debut
Published: Friday, 05 July 2013
Actor Rupert Grint looks set to follow in the footsteps of his Harry Potter co-star Daniel Radcliffe by heading to the West End in a gritty gangland play.
Actors star in theatre fundraiser
Published: Tuesday, 02 July 2013
Jude Law, Dame Helen Mirren and Doctor Who star Matt Smith helped raise more than £100,000 for charity by taking part in a one-off play in London on Monday.
Stars lose money as Corrie musical flops
Published: Saturday, 29 June 2013
Paul O'Grady, Kym Marsh and Julie Goodyear are among the stars who have lost money following the collapse of a musical based on the ITV soap opera Coronation Street.
Daniel Radcliffe wins over critics
Published: Wednesday, 19 June 2013
Former Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has won unanimous praise for his performance in new London stage show The Cripple Of Inishmaan.
Mirren breaks theatre initiative record
Published: Tuesday, 18 June 2013
Dame Helen Mirren's hit West End play The Audience has broken theatre-to-cinema records after 110,000 fans checked out her latest performance as Queen Elizabeth II last week.
Richard Pryor smoked on his deathbed
Published: Friday, 14 June 2013
Legendary comic Richard Pryor defied doctors' advice to smoke in his final days and continued to puff away even on his deathbed, according to his close pal Gene Wilder.
Beverley Knight to star in The Bodyguard
Published: Friday, 14 June 2013
Soul singer Beverley Knight is to play the role made famous by Whitney Houston in a West End stage show based on The Bodyguard.
Kim Cattrall soars in Sweet Bird Of Youth
Published: Friday, 14 June 2013
Kim Cattrall has won a slew of positive reviews for her turn as a faded movie actress in Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird Of Youth.
Pick 'n' Mix Festival returns to the MAC
Published: Friday, 14 June 2013
The Pick 'n' Mix festival is set to return to the MAC in Belfast on Friday.
Irish star’s dress to appear at the Lyric
Published: Tuesday, 11 June 2013
A dress worn by Ireland's first international singing star, Bridie Gallagher, will be used on stage at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast this week.
Lloyd Webber bows out of Tony Awards
Published: Monday, 10 June 2013
Theatre mogul Andrew Lloyd Webber was forced to skip the 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday due to ongoing health problems.
Stephen Fry making Broadway debut
Published: Friday, 07 June 2013
Actor Stephen Fry is set to make his Broadway debut this autumn when his critically-acclaimed West End production of Twelfth Night is revived in New York.
Hanks used steroids to continue play
Published: Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Tom Hanks recently hit the Broadway stage high on steroids for his critically-acclaimed play Lucky Guy in a bid to help him perform with a nasty cold.
Lloyd Webber renovates London theatre
Published: Wednesday, 15 May 2013
Theatre impresario Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber has spent more than £2 million overhauling one of London's most iconic theatres after growing tired of its gaudy interior.
Mirren horrified after theatre outburst
Published: Tuesday, 07 May 2013
Dame Helen Mirren felt mortified for losing her temper at a group of street performers in London on Saturday after realising onlookers were filming her outburst on their camera phones.
Geri shocked over Spice Girls musical cancellation
Published: Thursday, 02 May 2013
Geri Halliwell has voiced her devastation over the early closure of the Spice Girls musical.
Spice Girls musical to close in June
Published: Thursday, 02 May 2013
The London production of Spice Girls musical Viva Forever! is set to close in June.
Billy returns to Belfast
Published: Wednesday, 01 May 2013
Twenty-five years after first appearing on television, Billy Martin is set to return to the Lyric Theatre in Belfast on Wednesday with the latest instalment of Graham Reid's 'Billy' plays.
Lyric celebrates second birthday
Published: Tuesday, 30 April 2013
The Lyric Theatre in Belfast is set to celebrate the second birthday of its re-opening on Wednesday, with new figures revealing nearly 260,000 visitors have gone through its doors.
Brian Cox silences audience member
Published: Friday, 26 April 2013
Scottish actor Brian Cox broke character during a recent production of The Weir to order a theatregoer to silence a ringing mobile phone.
The Commitments adapted into musical
Published: Tuesday, 23 April 2013
Classic comedy The Commitments is being adapted into a West End musical.

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