BOTHER! received its American premier at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in December 1986, before transferring to the Coronet Theatre in 1987.  

The show received eight Critics Choices, the L.A. Weekly Theatre Award and the Drama-Logue Award. Bother! has been performed at over 80 major theatres, festivals and universities throughout the United Kingdom and America.

 

Peter also performed at numerous prestigious events, including:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unveiling Ceremony by Christopher Milne of the bronze statue by Lorne MacKean in memory of Winnie, the original black American bear and Winnie-the-Pooh at the London Zoo, 1979

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unveiling Ceremony by Christopher Milne of the bronze plaque celebrating A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard at the Ashdown Forest, 1981

Opening of the A.A. Milne Room at the Garrick Club, London.

The Speaker’s House,

The Palace of Westminster,

London International Teddy Bear Rallies at Birmingham, Liverpool and Longleat U.K.

 

 

 

 

 

THE CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING SILVER AWARD

THREE OHIO STATE ACHIEVEMENT OF MERIT AWARDS

PARENTS’ CHOICE SERIES AWARD

PEABODY NOMINATION “BEST CHILDREN’S PROGRAM”  

 

“THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WINNIE-THE-POOH” in 18 half-hours.

All 20 stories from “Winnie-the-Pooh” and “The House At Pooh Corner” with an anthological mixture of all 79 poems and verses from “When We Were Very Young” and “Now We Are Six.”

 

1990 KCRW Santa Monica, with series reprise and presented by Virgin Atlantic

Performed by Peter Dennis

Produced by Christopher Toyne, in association with KCRW

Series producers: Jaqueline de Laurier and Diane Dennis

Recorded and mixed by Geoff Sykes

 

Broadcast by National Public Radio stations across America:

1991 “NPR Playhouse Presents”

1995 “Rabbit Ears” Guest Series

1995 National Public Radio select network. Delivered by two separate satellite feeds and offered to 458 stations.

1996 “California Delight presents:”  Carried by 7 Californian “Power Stations.”  

1997 “NPR Playhouse Presents” selected to close the series as a reprise requested by a listeners poll.                                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. PREMIER AT THE LEE STRASBERG THEATER, HOLLYWOOD  - DECEMBER 17, 1986 TRANSFERRED TO THE CORONET THEATRE, LOS ANGELES – MAY 19, 1987

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L.A. WEEKLY CRITICS' & THEATER AWARD

THE HOLLYWOOD DRAMA-LOGUE CRITIC'S AWARD      

The Lee Strasberg Theater Institute, The Coronet Theater, Los Angeles English Speaking Union, New York Dutton Children's Books, New York Los Angeles Public Library,  Mark Taper Auditorium UK/LA Festival The Tamarind Theater, Hollywood

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL July 18 1999: A. A. Milne's verses set to 'The Wand of Youth Suite'  by Edward Elgar The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, conductor: George Daugherty, Audience numbered over 10,600

MANN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, PHILADELPHIA July 18 2001 'Milne at the Mann' Verses set to Edward Elgar's 'Wand of Youth Suite' The Philadelphia Orchestra conductor: George Daugherty Audience numbered some 13,000

POOH FRIENDSHIP DAY August 20 2000 Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg Audience numbered over 62,000

SHARON MEADOW, SAN FRANCISCO July 22 2001 'Milne in the Meadow' Milne's verses set to Edward Elgar's  'Wand of Youth Suite'  The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra conductor:  George Daugherty audience numbered some 10,000

The Famous Door Theater, Chicago

Brigham Young University, Utah

William Rainey Harper College, Illinois

Asolo Conservatory, Florida State University

American Stage Theatre, St. Petersburg

Disney PoohFest, Chicago

Woodstock Opera House, Illinois

Theatre 150, Ojai

Canadian Consul General, Los Angeles  

 

 

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Arts Theatre, Cambridge Arts Theatre, London Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood Bryanston Arts Center, Dorset Cannon Hill Theatre, Birmingham Chelsea Arts Club, London Courtyard Arts Trust, Gloucester Dillington Arts Centre, Somerset English Speaking Union, London The Gate Theatre, London Gatehouse Arts Centre, Shrewsbury Greenwich Theatre, London Hurlingharn Club, London I.C.A. Theatre London, London Toy Museum, Malthouse Theatre, Man in the Moon Theatre, London Mayfair Theatre, London Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh Plough Theatre, Devon Polka Children's Theatre, London Redgrave Theatre, Farnham Salberg Theatre, Salisbury Ston Easton Park, Somerset Strode Theatre, Somerset Theatre Royal, Norwich Theobalds College, London Tramshed Theatre, London Theatre Clwyd Wales, Walsall Arts Centre, Birmingham Watermill Theatre, Newbury

UK UNIVERSITY THEATRES,  UK FESTIVALS:

A.D.C. Theatre, Cambridge University St. Catherine's College, Oxford University Homerton College, Oxford University, London University, Birmingham University, Cardiff University, Wales Keele University, Sussex University, Warwick University, St. Andrew's University Scotland, Stirling University Scotland, Aberystwyth University, Wales Battersea Arts Festival, London Barbican Theatre Arts Festival, London Buxton Arts Festival, Cambridge Arts & Music Festival, Cheltenham Arts & Crafts Festival, Covent Garden Theatre Festival, London Dumphries Arts & Music Festival, Scotland Edinburgh Festival 1982, 1984 and 1991, Gloucester Arts Festival, Greenwich Arts & Music Festival, Oxford Festival of Theatre, Porlock Arts & Music Festival, Somerset Richmond Arts Festival, Shropshire Arts Festival, Stoke on Trent Arts Festival  

Bother! has been presented at the following venues:

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