The new cast has been announced for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Alex Jennings announced as new Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is extending its run at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane until 30 May 2015.
This year’s Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium saw the West End’s Dame Edna make a surprise appearance, and the casts of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Harry Hill’s I Can’t Sing! – The X Factor Musical and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Stephen Ward perform.
A round-up of reviews for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
PHOTO FIRST LOOK: Douglas Hodge in character as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Neal Street Productions and Kevin McCormick today announced further casting for Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which opens at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 25th June 2013, directed by Sam Mendes. Alongside Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka, the cast will include Nigel Planer as Grandpa Joe, Clive Carter as Mr Salt, Jasna Ivir as Mrs Gloop, Paul J Medford as Mr Beauregarde, Iris Roberts as Mrs Teavee and Myra Sands as Grandma Georgina.
Acclaimed actor Douglas Hodge set to play Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Sam Mendes casts Douglas Hodge in new West End production of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.
Olivier Award-winning actors David Bedella and Sara Kestelman star in Harvey Fierstein’s Tony Award winning comedy-drama Torch Song Trilogy at the Menier Chocolate Factory.
In a live US radio interview with On Broadway’s Seth Rudetsky, our very own Douglas Hodge revealed that he is in talks to star in a revival of Barnum.
The Donmar Warehouse in London has named Josie Rourke as the new artistic director of the successful Covent Garden venue. She will take over from Michael Grandage at the beginning of 2012.
Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Grandage announces his final season, starring Jude Law, Ruth Wilson, Douglas Hodge and Eddie Redmayne.
Artistic Director Michael Grandage Announces His Farewell Season At Donmar Warehouse: Ruth Wilson, Jude Law, Douglas Hodge And Eddie Redmayne Return To The Donmar For Grandage’s Final Productions
OLIVIER AWARDS – Best Actor Winners
The annual Tony Awards will be announced tonight, Sunday 13 June 2010, at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
BROADWAY UPDATE: Reeve Carney, Daniel Radcliffe, Christina Ricci, Lee Aaron Rosen, Douglas Hodge, Jonathan Groff and more…
The UK’s Menier Chocolate Factory has scored another hit with its production of La Cage Aux Folles – this time on Broadway.
The producers of the Menier Chocolate Factory production of La Cage Aux Folles were celebrating last night as the show opened at the Longacre Theatre in New York to rave reviews. Ben Brantley of the New York Times, who recently ripped apart Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new show Love Never Dies, said that Terry Johnson’s production was an “inspired revival” and “greatly affecting entertainment”. Douglas Hodge, who plays the central role of Albin in the show, enjoyed special praise from the critic, particularly in his rendition of the show’s famous song “I Am What I Am”: “Mr. Hodge breathes fire here, …
La Cage Aux Folles at the Playhouse Theatre
La Cage Aux Folles to close on 2 January and head to Broadway.