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28th December 2011

Michael will be in conversation with Stephen Unwin at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on Friday 1st March at 5.30. You can see full details and book tickets by clicking on the above link.

16th December 2011

Michael will be in conversation with Philip Franks at an event at the Freud Museum on the 8th January 2012. Further details and tickets purchased on line at  the following site:


18th November 2011

I’ve just added an interview Michael did about Ibsen and Judgement Day and I will add reviews as and when they appear.

11th November 2011

Michael will be appearing in a Platform Performance at the National Theatre on the 12th January 2012 to talk about his new book Sweet William.

5th November 2011

Michael will be performing his one-man show Anton Chekhov at the John Phillips Hall, Bangor University on the 19th November. Tickets can be booked online at www.pontio.co.uk or on the phone 01248 382828.

22nd October 2011

Michael has just let me know that he will be appearing in an Ibsen play later this year. It’s called Judgement Day and is a new version of what was originally entitled When We Dead Awaken. It’ll be at The Print Room in London from the 17th November to the 17th December.  Tickets are on sale through the web site: www.the-print-room.org.  

There are also some dates for Sweet William. They are Oxford Playhouse, 27 Jan; Theatre Royal Northampton , 19th Feb; The Watermill Newbury, 4th March; Salisbury Playhouse, 8th March. Click on the above link for the web site addresses. And also regarding the Sweet William book Michael has confirmed that it will definitely be published late Jan/early Feb 2012.

22nd September 2011

There are 15-minute excerpts from both Anton Chekhov and Sweet William on You Tube. To access them click on the following links:





12th September 2011

You might like to check out the following site which is an interview with Michael about  the premiere of The Syndicate : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Pwfrtzycik. I’ve also added an interview with Michael and Ian McKellen which appeared in the Cambridgeshire Agenda on the 16th August.

5th August 2011

The Syndicate opened on the 2nd and I’m adding reviews as they appear. I’ve also added an interview with Michael which appeared in the Chichester Observer yesterday. It’s on main page after the cast list so you will need to scroll down a bit.

2nd July 2011

I’ve just spotted that Curtis Brown have a Show reel for Michael on their web page. It’s mostly television appearances, but one thing that might interest those of you that were unfortunate not to see the stage production of The Entertainer, is that they do include an excerpt from the play. The link is: http://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/michael-pennington//gallery/?image=3369

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