The Crown

The Crown
22 April to 27 June at the Bridge Theatre

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Roald Dahl Day

To celebrate the fourth annual Roald Dahl Day, his principal illustrator Quentin Blake once again draws live on stage, and is joined by actors Frances de la Tour, Alex Jennings and Adrian Scarborough, who read from Dahl’s wonderful work. The event will take place on Saturday 3 October at 10.30 a.m. at the National Theatre, and will last about an hour. The Platform is followed by a booksigning. Tickets cost £3.50 / £2.50 (concessions)

For more information and tickets: National Theatre

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Silas Marner

Alex appeared in the BBC Radio 7 adaptation of George Eliot's novel, which was broadcast yesterday and today. Can be heard for seven days after original broadcast on the BBC IPlayer!

Thanks again to Penny!

Friday, September 11, 2009

Lehman Brothers

Some images from "The Last Days of Lehman Brothers", broadcast on BBC2 last Wednesday 9 September.

Erskine May

Alex stars in "Erskine May" on BBC Radio 7 this week. The play will be broadcast Thursday 17 May at 11.15am, 9.15pm and 2.15am. It can be heard for a week after initial broadcast on BBC Iplayer.

"Unhappy with its design, a man blows up the Palace of Westminster. An assistant librarian is called upon to help rebuild it in time for Queen Victoria to open. Written by Dan Rebatello and starring Alex Jennings, Roger Sloman, Ewan Hooper, Amanda Root and Lucy Robinson. Directed by Polly Thomas it was first heard in 2000.

Saturday, September 05, 2009

Lehman Brothers

"The Last Days of the Lehman Brothers" can be seen on BBC2 this Wednesday evening, 9September, at 9 p.m. UK time. Alex plays Timothy Geithner, then New York Fed president, now U.S. Treasury secretary. Other cast members are James Bolam, James Cromwell and Ben Daniels.

BBC2 Feature Lehman Brothers