Theatre News

Danger Mouse, Forest 404 writers honoured in 2020 Writers’ Guild Awards

Writers behind some of last year’s most critically acclaimed works have been honoured at the 2020 Writers’ Guild Awards ceremony, including Danny Brocklehurst, Shola Amoo, Season Butler, Gillian Juckes and Jimmy McGovern. Awards also went to the writers of the Danger Mouse animated series, the… Read More ›

Giles “Grandma” and family head to the stage in a new musical

Are you a fan of the cartoons of Carl Giles, best known for his work for the Daily and Sunday Express? Then you might like to know his characters – yes, including his often terrifying Grandma – are being brought to life in in a new musical, opening at the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich next week

Peel the Power! Bananaman: The Musical launches in December

We’ve previously reported on plans and early “test runs” for Bananaman The Musical, but now producers Sightline Entertainment have just announced the show’s first full run at London’s Southwark Playhouse, opening in mid-December 2017. Created by Steve Bright and writer and… Read More ›

Beano Studios ramps up TV and film team with new hire from Australia’s ABC network

Could the long-trumpeted Bananaman movie have moved a step closer? Beano Studios announced the hiring of Chris Rose as their director of development and production last week, coming to the company from his role as Commissioning Editor at the Australian… Read More ›

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