Netflix has confirmed Selena: The Series, starring Ricardo Chavira, to premiere 4 December 2020

Almost two years after announcing that a scripted series was on the way, Netflix officially unveiled the release date, new trailer, and key art for the highly anticipated Selena: The Series. Part one of the two-part series, which was developed and executive produced by the Quintanilla family alongside Netflix, will premiere on Dec. 4, 2020. Starring Christian Serratos as the late Mexican-American singer, the series is … Continue reading Netflix has confirmed Selena: The Series, starring Ricardo Chavira, to premiere 4 December 2020

Adrian Lester made CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Actor and director Adrian Lester has been made a CBE in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List. The list, which is normally announced at the time of the Queen’s official birthday in June, has been delayed this year due to Covid-19, with 28% of all recipients now awarded honours for their efforts during the pandemic. Adrian said “I’m very pleased to receive this honour. When I … Continue reading Adrian Lester made CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Sharon D Clarke announced for The Greatest Wealth new monologue first, do no harm, curated by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by Adrian Lester

Sunday 5 July 2020 at 7pm, YouTube.com/OldVicTheatre One Voice: Monologues funded by the TS Eliot Estate ‘No society can legitimately call itself civilised if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means’ Aneurin Bevan Today, The Old Vic announces casting for The Greatest Wealth’s newly commissioned monologue First, Do No Harm, written by Booker Prize winning author Bernardine Evaristo and presented as part of Your Old Vic. To complete the … Continue reading Sharon D Clarke announced for The Greatest Wealth new monologue first, do no harm, curated by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by Adrian Lester

Lolita Chakrabarti joins cast of new Amazon series Wheel of Time

Amazing Prime’s much anticipated series Wheel of Time has announced six new characters including Lolita Chakrabarti, who will play Marin Al’Vere. Marin Al’Vere is mother to lead character Egwene Al’Vere. In the books, she is described as being slender, with thick, grey braided hair. She is also known for being one of the best cooks in the village, famous for her honey-cakes and crusted bread loaves. Marin … Continue reading Lolita Chakrabarti joins cast of new Amazon series Wheel of Time

Calmer, a new play by Lolita Chakrabarti will receive World Premier at Birmingham Rep in the Autumn, directed by Adrian Lester

Calmer, a new play by Lolita Chakrabarti, will receive its world premiere in The STUDIO in October. Directed by Adrian Lester, it is a co-production with Belgrade Theatre Coventry. Who can we blame for our mistakes? Sometimes the simplest questions are the hardest to answer.  As eminent psychiatrist Nina’s life starts to unravel, she leans on her mother, Maya, a celebrated self-help guru but Maya’s only concern … Continue reading Calmer, a new play by Lolita Chakrabarti will receive World Premier at Birmingham Rep in the Autumn, directed by Adrian Lester