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 11 years 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.
KWPR stages more than 70 press nights a year, oversees several major national tours and represents one-off events including The Critics Circle Awards and the annual charity gala, West End Eurovision 2020 will see KWPR celebrating our 20th year as one of the most sought after agencies working at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
KWPR is also one of the most sought after agencies working on the London Fringe where our productions in 2019 received over 30 Off West End Awards Offie nominations.
11 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, 2019at 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, 2019, 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