Search Results for: pam gems

Pam Gems dies, aged 85

Award-winning British playwright Pam Gems has died, aged 85.
A pioneering and passionate playwright, Pam Gems became best known for her biographical plays about strong women. Her most famous play is Piaf, written for the RSC in 1978 and recently revived by Jamie Lloyd at the Donmar Warehouse starring Elena Roger.

Olivier Award nominations announced

The Society of London Theatre has announced this year’s Olivier Award nominations. The nominations promise to provide plenty of news speculation, with David Tennant passed over for Best Actor in Hamlet due to his back problems and Kenneth Branagh also overlooked for his role in Ivanov. The prestigious theatre awards, named after Laurence Olivier, provide an annual boost to London Theatre – although with the recent announcement of record box office figures for 2008 it seems the West End is doing pretty well on its own. La Cage Aux Folles has gained seven nominations, including best musical revival, and best …

Olivier Award nominations announced Read More »

Piaf Review

Piaf starring Elena Rodger at the Donmar -review

Scroll to Top