NEWS: Andrew is one of the faces of national HIV test week.

Andrew has been asked by the Terrence Higgins Trust to be one of the faces of the 2019 It Starts With Me national HIV test week campaign. National HIV Testing Week 2019 takes place from 16 November and runs just after 1 December 2019 (World AIDS Day). Andrew can be seen in doctor’s surgeries, via […]

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NEWS: Casting announced for Dark Sublime at Trafalgar Studios.

The full casting for the upcoming world premiere of Dark Sublime at Trafalgar Studios has been announced. Written by Michael Dennis, Dark Sublime is a sci-fi comedy play that tells the story of Marianne, a sci-fi TV icon whose celebrity status is lower than before. When a fan wants her autograph, Marianne doesn’t want anything to do with him. […]

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Andrew Keates to direct Howard Goodall’s Girlfriends for Cumbria Institute of the Arts this November

Andrew will be directing Howard Goodall’s musical Girlfriends with students at the Cumbria Institute of the Arts this November 2016, with performances at the Stanwix Theatre 10 – 12 November 2016. This will be the third time Andrew will be directing a musical by Howard Goodall, with previous productions including The Hired Man (Landor Theatre), which won Best Musical Revival […]

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Blog: World AIDS Day

Over six months ago. After meeting with David Pendlebury and the MAD Trust. I found myself in the wings of the Dominion Theatre holding a collection of cue cards to share that I was HIV+ with my friends, family and the industry that I passionately love and work in. My heart was racing and my mouth was dry. I was […]

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Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris to be revived at the Charing Cross Theatre this October.

This October 2014, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris opens at the Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited six-week run. Directed by multi-award-winning director Andrew Keates, the production features an all-star cast of Daniel Boys (Avenue Q, Spamalot, Love Story – also well-known from BBC’s Any Dream Will Do, 2007), David Burt […]

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Cynthia Erivo, Cassidy Janson, Jon Robyns, Edward Baruwa and more cast for Dessa Rose at the Trafalgar Studios

Cynthia Erivo (I Can’t Sing!, The Color Purple) returns to the West End alongside Cassidy Janson (Avenue Q, Wicked, Candide) in the European premiere of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s Dessa Rose. Also starring in this exciting and vibrant musical drama are: John Addison (Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, A Little Night Music), Edward […]

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Post-show Q&As bring the staging of Passing By to life

James Cartwright

Arion Productions are pleased to announce a number of exciting Q&As running alongside this highly-acclaimed production of Passing By. These will take place straight after the show and are included free with a ticket to Passing By. Each Q&A will last approximately 30 minutes. Details are as follows: Tuesday 26th November – In Conversation with Martin […]

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Encore: Andrew Keates departs the Landor Theatre

This feature was originally written for The Public Reviews by Jonathan Grant Those familiar with The Phantom of the Opera will know that Paris’ fictional Opera Populaire in which the show is set, is run by two charming if somewhat pompous gentlemen, M. Firmin and M. Andre, forever attending to and fussing over the requirements and the budgets […]

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