Theatre

  • A Murder is Announced

    A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie Adapted for the Stage by Leslie Darbon Designed and directed by Michael Lunney Starring LOUISE JAMESON as MISS MARPLE and JANET DIBLEY as LETITIA BLACKLOCK, with TOM BUTCHER, SARAH THOMAS, DEAN SMITH, LUCY EVANS, CARA CHASE, ALICIA AMBROSE-BAYLY, LYDIA PIECHOWIAK, JOG MAHER, WILL HUNTINGTON and MATTHEW WELLMAN. BOOK […]

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  • The Mousetrap – 60th Anniversary UK Tour

    Louise Jameson (Doctor Who, EastEnders, Doc Martin) will star as Mrs Boyle in the record-breaking 60th anniversary tour of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap from January 2016. The beloved murder mystery will begin the 2016 leg of its tour at Nottingham Theatre Royal on 19 January before visiting more than 25 further venues across the UK. […]

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  • Since the last blog….

    Noises Off at Colchester – tick Diva Drag at the Brighton Festival – tick A Midsummer Night’s Dream at ALRA – tick Rehearsed Reading of DRIVING ME ROUND THE BEND at Sevenoaks Festival – tick (with a special ‘thank you’ to the organisers for such sympathetic hosting of our new venture) Hardly time to draw […]

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  • Whew…

    I think, apart from Easter, this is my last free day until July… so here I am, while I can, catching up with a blog for all you lovely people out there. Here’s how the next few weeks are looking… On Monday I start rehearsals for NOISES OFF at The Mercury Theatre Colchester, which only […]

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  • This year is FLYING by.

    I keep thinking ‘when this job is over I can…’ or ‘when I’ve finished preparing this script I can…’ I’ve been really lucky though, with one job flowing into the next for the last 10 months, but have felt I am chasing my tail at times. Oh for a TARDIS! You could double the amount […]

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  • Where oh where has this year gone?

    Jan/Feb/March whisked by in a flurry of ‘flu, floods, a new grandson and commuting Sonning for the Ayckbourn… this seems a million years away now. Since that (really lovely) job I have done several ‘shorts’, read several novels for audio, shot an episode of TOAST (see photo left), had really lovely feedback for THE ABANDONED […]

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  • A Murder is Announced now touring

    The UK tour of Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced” is now under way. Starring Louise Jameson as Jane Marple with Sophie Powles and Jennifer Biddall. For further details and to book tickets click here.

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  • Absurd Person Singular

    Absurd Person Singular A Comedy By ALAN AYCKBOURN Directed By TOM LITTLER 23 January – 15 March 2014 Sunday Matinees: 2, 9, 16, 23 February & 2, 9 March The Mill at Sonning Theatre Ltd, Sonning Eye, Reading, Berkshire RG4 6TY An uproarious comedy about the tricky relationships between three differing couples, in three kitchens, over three […]

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  • Louise nominated for Best Female Performance in the Off West End Theatre Awards

    The Offies (The Off West End Theatre Awards) recognise and celebrate the excellence, innovation and ingenuity of independent theatres across London. Louise Jameson has been announced as a nominee in the category of Best Female Performance for her role as Bridie Prospect in Gutted at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. The public voting opens in […]

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  • So the countdown to THE birthday of birthdays begins!

    The next six weeks pan out thus:- Tomorrow I am recording with Big Finish, an hysterical Doctor Who yarn, with the wonderful TB of course… not sure I’m allowed to say more at this stage, but it was a laugh out loud read.  First time I wished I’d been playing a character other than Leela.  […]

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  • I know! Two blogs in one month – I am surpassing myself!!!

    This blog is specifically for in and around Brighton and Tunbridge Wellians. With my producers hat on:- Calling anyone with a Welsh connection. The Beacon Bar (www.the-beacon.co.uk) has very kindly given me their lower ground room and bar to create fringe theatre and kicking off this season is DIARY OF A WELSHCAKE a one hour comedy which […]

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  • Summer events

    GUTTED over, and what an amazing experience it was. Stratford East Theatre Royal is one of the most beautiful theatres in the country, and I felt proud to be part of it, even for a short time. Rikki Beadle-Blair wrote and directed, and I learnt so much with his expert guidance. Plus he made us all do an […]

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  • Gutted

    Friday 26 April – Saturday 25 May Gutted is a fast-paced, powerful new play by Rikki Beadle-Blair. Starring Louise Jameson as Bridie Prospect, the mother of four boys in a dysfunctional South London family . This is a story about love, family and sordid secrets told through the eyes of four brothers. When the eldest […]

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  • Easter Saturday

    Happy Easter one and all. I hope it’s filled with family and friends and laughter and as much chocolate as you can consume without throwing up! Brunch tomorrow with my new grandson, and then friends in the evening. Bliss. I am currently rehearsing GUTTED – a visceral piece of writing which is challenging and rewarding in equal […]

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  • My Gay Best Friend at Big Blue Box 2

    Sat 16th March 2013 8.15pm A charity performance of My Gay Best Friend, an award-winning play which she co-wrote with fellow performer Nigel Fairs, will be held at The Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells. My Gay Best Friend starts in a ladies’ loo in Eastbourne. Rachel is furious because her gay best friend Gavin hasn’t turned up to support her […]

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  • Christmas Eve

    Why aren’t I running around gathering in all those last minute xmas presents and nut roasts and scented candles? Because I’m taking time out to write a ‘have a fabulous time’ message to you all. 2013 has a very firm actor hat on my head. An episode of THE DUMPING GROUND in January, also touring PULLING FACES […]

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  • It’s been far, far too long

    I am really sorry… so much for guaranteeing one a month this year! OK… what’s been happening? I am currently patron of Off West End (www.offwestend.com) – and I also assess for them, which means I have been watching vast amounts of London fringe theatre… The best and the worst, and, if you didn’t catch […]

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  • Not tonight, Josephine!

    It’s been a roller coaster two weeks which started in a balloon sailing towards a perfectly blue sky followed by champagne. And all before 10.00am on a Monday morning. Then on to Port Isaac to ‘learn lines’ with my gay best friend for MY GAY BEST FRIEND Our world premier will be at The Beacon […]

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  • The Offies

    Louise presented an award at The Offies (The Off West End Theatre Awards) Sunday 5th February. The awards are to recognise and celebrate the excellence, innovation and ingenuity of independent theatres across London. Louise (pictured with Alison Steadman and Nigel Fairs) says “Off West End is the maternity ward of creativity and I am proud […]

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  • Chicago and Chagall

    Just returned from the Chicago TARDIS Doctor Who convention where we were treated right royally. They couldn’t have been more welcoming. It is such an odd mixture of consumerism and generosity with people literally storming the shopping malls to get a bargain, quite frightening images on their 24 hour news channel, and then the love and the […]

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  • The Two Doctors

    I OMG OMG OMG Just in the last week I’ve been offered… DOC MARTIN as the mother-out-of-law from Hell, and I’m thrilled. Huge admirer of Martin Clunes’ work, and although I’ve only read one script we lock horns right royally. Also been offered a tour of SEASON’S GREETINGS directed by the gorgeous Robin Herford who […]

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  • …what happened to January?!!!!

    It went by in a blur of touring PULLING FACES, my brilliant Sunday Drama College performed SNOW QUEEN, producing Murder Mysteries and I’m currently rehearsing for Oedipus (opening next week in Liverpool)… who said January was a dull month? I was chuffed to bits with the teenagers who pulled off a world premiere written and […]

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  • Music and Murder!

    I’ve just returned from after dinner speaking for the The Lady Taverners Club. Had a terrific time, and loved the whole ambience and atmosphere of the day. The Hotel where the luncheon was held is the Rowhill Grange Hotel and Utopia Spa – what a BEAUTIFUL place it is – and I’ve been promised a day’s pass […]

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  • Love’s the Thing

    And late..! Apologies. A myriad of reasons but I won’t bore you with them. Just ask you to excuse me. THE DREAM went wonderfully… eventually – I threw a wobbly on the Monday of the final week and they jumped to in the most unexpected and brilliant way, by Sunday I was enormously proud. Not […]

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