The Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Bill Kenwright are presenting a new stage production of The Exorcist, adapted by John Pielmeier from the novel by William Peter Blatty. The prod...
Theatrical honours in the 2011 New Year Honours List
Theatrical hounours in the New Year Honours list include: Actors Sheila Hancock and David Suchet and director Howard Davies become CBEs. Harriet Walter is appointed a dame. Herbert Kretzmer, who wrote the lyrics for Les Miserables, is made an OBE.
Actor David Suchet aged 64, is honoured with a CBE. He is most famous for his TV role as Agatha Christie's 'Poirot'. His London stage credits include "All My Sons" at the Apollo in 2010; "Complicit" at the Old Vic in 2009; "The Last Confession" at the Haymarket in 2007; "Once in a Lifetime" at the Olivier, NT in 2005; "Man and Boy" at the Duchess in 2005;"Amadeus" at the Old Vic in 1998;"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" at the Aldwych in 1997; "What a Performance" at the Queens in 1994.
Actress Sheila Hancock aged 77, is honoured with a CBE. Her London stage credits include "Sister Act" at the London Palladium in 2009/10; "The Birthday Party" at the Lyric Hammersmith in 2008; Cabaret" at the Lyric in 2006; "The Anniversary" at the Garrick in 2005;"Under the Blue Sky" at the Royal Court Upstairs in 2000; "Vassa" at the Albery in 1999; "Harry and Me" at the Royal Court Downstairs in 1996.
Actress Harriet Walter aged 60, is appointed a dame. Her many London stage credits include "Women Beware Women" at the Cottesloe, NT in 2010; "Antony & Cleopatra" for the RSC at the Novello in 2007; "Mary Stuart" at the Donmar Warehouse & Apollo in 2005; "Dinner" at the National Theatre in 2002 and Wyndham's in 2003; "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Haymarket in 2002; "Life x 3" at the National Theatre in 2000 and Old Vic in 2001; "The Royal Family" at the Haymarket in 2001; "Macbeth" at the Young Vic in 2000; "Old Times" at the Wyndham's in 1995; "The Children's Hour" at the National Theatre in 1994
Lyricist Herbert Kretzmer aged 75, is honoured with a OBE. He wrote the Lyrics for Les Miserables