Terence Rattigan

The Winslow Boy at the Old Vic Theatre

Lindsay Posner directs Henry Goodman as Arthur Winslow in Terence Rattigan’s classic play The Winslow Boy at the Old Vic.

South Downs and The Browning Version at the Harold Pinter Theatre

A well-deserved West End transfer for Chichester Festival Theatre’s excellent double-bill featuring Terence Rattigan’s one-act masterpiece The Browning Version and David Hare’s specially commissioned companion piece South Downs. The cast includes Anna Chancellor and Nicholas Farrell.

Last Chance To See The Critically Acclaimed Flare Path Directed By Trevor Nunn

The final performance of Trevor Nunn’s critically acclaimed production of Terence Rattigan’s Flare Path is on Saturday 11 June 2011. Flare Path, which opened on 14 March, recouped after 6 weeks, and was extended due to public demand, is the first production in Nunn’s role as Artistic Director of the Theatre Royal Haymarket. In Rattigan’s centenary year, Flare Path was the first of several major revivals of his plays in London and beyond, including Cause Célèbre at The Old Vic, a new film of The Deep Blue Sea, a season of his films at the BFI, a special display at the British Library, BBC radio productions and the publication of new editions of his work.

Opening this week: Blithe Spirit, Flare Path

Première’s this week in the West End include Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit starring Alison Steadman and Ruthie Henshall, Sienna Miller in Flare Path, Polly Rae in Hurly Burly, Matthew Kelly in Sign of the Times and the Olivier Awards this Sunday 13 March.

Sheridan Smith to return to West End

Legally Blonde’s Sheridan Smith and Rome’s James Purefoy will join Sienna Miller in Terence Rattigan’s Flare Path at the Theatre Royal Haymarket this March.

Nunn directs Sienna Miller in Rattigan

Trevor Nunn will direct Hollywood actress Sienna Miller in a new revival of Terence Rattigan’s 1942 play Flare Path at the Theatre Royal Haymarket this spring.

Binkie Beaumont

Hugh Beaumont, famously known as Binkie Beaumont, was one of the most powerful West End theatre managers in his, or any other, generation.

New Old Vic season launched

Kevin Spacey pulls out the stops for his 7th year at the Old Vic with three heavy-weight directors

Hot new shows in June

June is proving to be a busy month for West End Theatre with a number of high-profile openings, including work from big name directors such as Sam Mendes, Richard Eyre and Matthew Warchus.

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