about

Kevin Wilson Public Relations is a small boutique West End PR agency that punches BIG!

 

Kevin Wilson has a journalist’s instinct for a great story and how to sell it in a rapidly changing media landscape. An award-winning publicist (West End Publicist of the Year  - Fringe Report Awards) he moved into PR 23 years ago after 18 years as a print journalist working in London and Hollywood. He launched Kevin Wilson Public Relations in 1995 and since then he has worked constantly in the West End, representing some of the biggest and most successful productions, including Thriller Live (for over a decade at the Lyric theatre), SIX the musical, The Kite Runner, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, the UK premiere of the Broadway production of Green Day's American Idiot, long-runners The 39 Steps, Avenue Q, The Rocky Horror Show, The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas, Debbie Reynolds - Alive and Fabulous, and Joan Rivers' A Work in Progress By a Life in Progress.

 

In 2018, KWPR staged 74 press nights, oversaw 8 national tours and represented one-off events including The Critics Circle Awards, West End Eurovision & Thriller Live’s 4,000th performance gala.


KWPR is also one of the most sought after agencies working on the London Fringe. In 2018,

15 KWPR productions received a total of 50 Off West End Awards Offie nominations.

 

10 years after Thriller Live opened to acclaim in the West End in January 2009, and then premiered in more than 37 countries worldwide, KWPR continues to represent this prestigious brand. On Sunday April 7, at the 4,625th West End performance, Thriller Live overtook
Miss Saigon to become the 13th Longest Running West End Musical of all time. On May 14, Thriller Live celebrated its 7,000th performance worldwide.

 

KWPR has also provided PR support to major celebrities, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, John Travolta, Patti LuPone, Joan Collins, Joan Rivers, Sandra Bernhard, Roseanne Barr, Glen Campbell, Jerry Lee Lewis, John Leguizamo and Eatha Kitt.

"Kevin's skill in dealing with celebrities and 'always available' mantra is legendary: he is a formidable ally" 

Martin Witts, Artistic Director, Leicester Square Theatre