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FRINTON SUMMER THEATRE

We are heading to sunny Frinton this summer with our wonderful show The Sociable Plover. So grab a deck chair and an ice-cream and come see us from 30 July to 3 August and a host of other wonderful plays....

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NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND

Following a smash sell-out run at the Watermill Theatre, the cast will be packing their rucksacks as they set off on a national UK tour. Check back for details....

LIGHTS, CAMERA...

We're over the moon to announce that our short film THE CHOICE starring RITA SIMONS and ALEX MACQUEEN, directed by PAUL HENDY, has made Official Selection at the Manchester International Film Festival. The film's screening will be on Saturday 23rd March. Follow the link for tickets.

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RED CARPET IN MANCHESTER !

Thank you to the brilliant Manchester Film Festival folk for screening our film. THE CHOICE starring RITA SIMONS and ALEX MACQUEEN directed by PAUL HENDY written by TIM WHITNALL and casting by ANNA MURPHY. Congratulations to all the wonderful filmmakers at the festival.

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AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - SAN DIEGO FILM FESTIVAL

Huge congratulations to Paul Hendy, director and Tim Whitnall, writer for their well deserved award for 'The Choice' starring the brilliant Alex Macqueen and Rita Simons. Plus a well deserved "Best Actress Award " for Rita!

Full list of winners here
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BEVERLY HILLS FILM FESTIVAL - WE ARE IN !

We are thrilled to announce our short film, 'THE CHOICE' starring Alex Macqueen and Rita Simons and written by our very own Tim Whitnall has made the official selection at the prestigious Beverly Hills Film Festival. 

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THE CHOICE

Have a peak at our trailer for THE CHOICE, a short film directed and produced by PAUL HENDY, co-written by BAFTA and Olivier Award-winning writer, TIM WHITNALL with casting by ANNA MURPHY. Starring RITA SIMONS (EastEnders, The Krays) and ALEX MACQUEEN (Inbetweeners, In the Loop), THE CHOICE is a haunting, psychological drama which tells the story of a famous TV personality whose life and career implodes when a mysterious visitor comes to call... Check back here for Festival screenings in 2024.

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BroadwayWorld UK AWARDS

Huge CONGRATULATIONS to Paul Hart on nine (yes nine!) BroadwayWorld Awards including Best Direction for 'NOTES FORM A SMALL ISLAND' by Tim Whitnall at The Watermill, Newbury.

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AWARD NOMINATION

Over the moon to announce that "Lena" has been nominated for an OffFest which is an award for theatre at fringe and similar festivals across the UK. The finalists from the Edinburgh Fringe OffFest nominations will be announced in January 2024 and then the winner will be announced at the Offies Awards Ceremony to be held on 25 February 2024. Fingers and toes crossed!

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RAVE REVIEWS FOR LENA

 After 25 performances and 25 standing ovations LENA has become the stand out hit show of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year. Very special thanks to our brilliant, cast, creatives, crew and co-producers. Check back for details of next steps....

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THE STARS ARE POURING IN FOR HIT SHOW

Book now while tickets still available!

EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS

LENA has been included in the Edinburgh Evening News TOP FRINGE SHOWS to watch. Check out the link and grab your tickets to this gem of a show.

EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS - TOP PICKS
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SPY FOR SPY SPECIAL EVENING

Thrilled to have our co-producer Suranne Jones host a very special evening with the cast, Amy Lennox and Olive Gray and writer Kieron Barry of Spy for Spy at Riverside Studios on Saturday 24th June 2023 in front of a packed audience.

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REVIEWS ARE IN !

The reviews are in and we couldn't be more thrilled - head over to production page for more details and count the STARS.

Limited run till Sunday 2nd July - Few tickets left.
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HOT TICKET!!!

We are so excited to announce that the wonderful co -producer Suranne Jones will host a special Q & A evening with our cast Amy and Olive plus super talented playwright Kieron Barry. Get those tickets now while they last. Riverside Studios, Hammersmith Limited Run 15 June to 2 July 2023

SHOW PLUS Q & A
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THAT'S A WRAP!

Stand by for “THE CHOICE”, a devilishly delicious new short written by Tim Whitnall and (the film’s director) Paul Hendy, Evolution Productions. Co-starring Rita Simons, Alex Macqueen and Ross Harland the film charts the rise and fall of a present-day reality TV star as her dubious past catches up with her. Examining how and why so many people pursue public notoriety, “THE CHOICE” will leave you asking BIG questions long after you’ve enjoyed its diabolical disclosures. Currently in post-production, the film is scheduled for entry into international festivals later this year.

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AND WE'RE OFF !

Thrilling to get rehearsals underway at Riverside with a stunningly talented creative team and cast. Countdown to opening night has begun. Grab your tickets while you still can for 90 minutes of pure joy.

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SPY FOR SPY - CAST ANNOUNCEMENT

We are thrilled to announce that Olive Gray and Amy Lennox will star in SPY FOR SPY by Kieron Barry opening on Thursday 15 June at Riverside Studios, London. Olive Gray stars in Steven Spielberg’s Halo (Paramount Plus) and BAFTA Award-winning Save Me (Sky Atlantic). Other work includes Dark Money (BBC) and Sex Education (Netflix). Amy Lennox is an Olivier Award-nominated actress famed for playing Sally Bowles in Cabaret and for originating roles in Legally Blonde and Kinky Boots in the West End. She was also a mainstay in BBC’s Holby City, featuring in over hundred episodes.

LIMITED RUN - BOOK NOW!
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EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE 2023

Featuring a five-strong cast and live band, LENA recounts the jaw-dropping story of the wee ‘island lassie’ who shot to overnight stardom. Stars ERIN ARMSTRONG as Lena Zavaroni (“Astonishing” - The Scotsman), and the incomparable JON CULSHAW as Hughie Green. With Alan McHugh, Julie Coombe and Helen Logan. Directed by Paul Hendy. DON'T MISS IT !

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Klaxon Call for Creative Team

Welcome to our wonderful creative team for 'Spy for Spy' by Kieron Barry, which we are co producing with the fabulous TeamAkers Productions from 15 June at the Riverside, Hammersmith. Casting announcement coming soon.

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