• PIAF

    By Pam Gems Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company and Leeds Playhouse Venue: Nottingham Playhouse 2–17 July 2021 When Pam Gems wrote Piaf in 1973 she was told the central role needed a strong singer and a dramatic actress in one. For that reason the play was shelved. Five years later the Royal Shakespeare Company produced it with Jane Lapotaire in the ...
  • Jenna Russell to play Piaf in Nottingham

    She’s a regular in the West End where she won one of the most prestigious awards in showbiz, she’s worked on Broadway and she took over as one of the main characters in the BBC soap EastEnders. Now Jenna Russell is coming to Nottingham. The actress and singer will play French cabaret performer and chanteuse Edith Piaf in Pam Gems’ ...
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Shot of Jenna Russell as Edith Piaf

PIAF

By Pam Gems Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company and Leeds Playhouse Venue: Nottingham Playhouse 2–17 July 2021 When Pam Gems wrote Piaf in ...

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