Tag: Hugh Whitemore

Finty Williams & Jasper Britton join the cast of Pack of Lies at the Menier Chocolate Factory

With Spamilton: An American Parody recently extending its run at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces initial casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore’s Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Finty Williams as Barbara Jackson and Jasper Britton as Stewart. The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November. The full company will be announced shortly. Continue reading

Stevie @ The Minerva Theatre, Chichester

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Stevie Smith was an oddity, a moderately successful playwright and author for most of her life who, in later years shot to fame. A charming, quirky and idiosyncratic character whose humorous verses often hid a deep sadness. The same is true of Hugh Whitemore’s play. On the surface this is a frothy, jolly affair… but pay attention and it’s so much more. Continue reading

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Today is like our own second Christmas… when we get a bunch of gifts to enjoy throughout the year. Today Chichester Festival Theatre announced their 2014 season and it’s a wealth of treats to celebrate the re-opening of the main theatre! We’ll break the season down in full over the weekend but click below for our round up of the highlights. Continue reading