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Monday, February 11, 2019

10 things you didn’t know about Danny Dyer by Eleni Cashell

You know him as a cheeky cockney chappy, a pub owner in the EastEnd(ers), for being a Love Island winner’s dad and for basically being an absolute legend.But with Pinter Seven now up and r…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Carrie Hope Fletcher returns to Les Mis, closing shows and Dear Evan Hansen – the weekly roundup by Eleni Cashell

February may be a shorter month, but Theatreland has never been busier with exciting announcements, new casts, and several fond farewells.In fact, there’s been so much going on, you’ve p…

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Waitress extends booking period by Eleni Cashell

The Waitress cast has only just starting cooking, and they’re already baking a success, as an extension on the show’s booking period has been announced.Due to popular demand, more ticket…

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Dear Evan Hansen on-sale dates announced by Eleni Cashell

Dear Evan Hansen tickets can be found at last!The on-sale dates for the award-winning musical that everybody’s been waiting for has been announced.If you’ve been waving through a window …

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

New Everybody’s Talking About Jamie production shots released by Eleni Cashell

New Jamie New and a new cast mean new production shots for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie! Who knew! (well, us, that’s why we’re sharing them…)With the new cast of Everybody’s Tal…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Michael Ball, Carrie Hope Fletcher & Alfie Boe return to Les Misérables by Eleni Cashell

Do you hear the people sing? Well if you go and watch Les Misérables when it transfers to the Gielgud Theatre in August, then you’ll see some VERY special people sing. As Michael Ball, Al…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

New musical The View Upstairs to have European premiere by Eleni Cashell

We love seeing a new musical arriving into Theatreland, so we’re excited to see that The View Upstairs will have its European premiere at the Soho Theatre soon!The View Upstairs is the st…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Last chance to see: 12 shows leaving in February by Eleni Cashell

Isn’t it annoying when you realise that a show you’ve been meaning to see for ages ups and leaves Theatreland before you get a chance?We feel your pain, and we also hate the thought of y…

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Carrie Hope Fletcher and Matt Henry announced for MT Fest UK by Eleni Cashell

When you think of festivals, you instantly start thinking about standing in the rain, getting cold and being stuck in large crowds. Well MT Fest UK is going to be the exact opposite if that.…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

West End LIVE announcement, famous castings & a 10-year challenge – the weekly round up by Eleni Cashell

Pinch, punch first of the month! (no return!). We’re already into the second month of 2019, and still writing 2018 on everything, which is nice and awkward.So while we’re all getting use…

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Anne-Marie Duff & Arthur Darvill to appear in Sweet Charity by Eleni Cashell

We’ve got some sweet news to share with you. Sweet Charity is coming back to the West End, and it’s returning with an equally sweet cast.Anne-Marie Duff (Shameless, Nowhere Boy) will sta…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Tea For Two talks announced for MT Fest UK by Eleni Cashell

How does a series of intimate talks with theatre experts giving advice, insider information and generally sharing their knowledge sound? Pretty good right?That’s exactly the premise of Tea…

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West End LIVE 2019 dates announced! by Eleni Cashell

If you’re a fan of musical theatre, you’re going to want to save these dates in your diary, as this year’s West End LIVE will take place on the 22 and 23 June 2019. GET THE FULL EXPERI…

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Royal Court Theatre announces Spring events by Eleni Cashell

It’s time to get your diaries out and start making plans for Spring (yes already), as the Royal Court Theatre has announced a spectacular season of events. Featuring unmissable shows, uniq…

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Nicholas Lyndhurst & Cassidy Janson join Man Of La Mancha cast by Eleni Cashell

As Only Fools and Horses comes into the West End, it seems rather fitting that one of the show’s original cast members has been announced for the upcoming production of Man Of La Mancha at…

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Duchess of Sussex makes first official visit to the National Theatre by Eleni Cashell

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has made her first official visit to the National Theatre, since becoming its Royal Patron in January this year.The Duchess certainly had a busy day at …

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Sarah Hadland announced for Admissions by Eleni Cashell

Class will soon be in session for Admissions, and Miranda star Sarah Hadland will be joining for the term.Sarah will be joining the already announced Alex Kingston (ER, Doctor Who) in the aw…

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Theatreland’s 10-year challenge by Eleni Cashell

You’ve probably noticed a lot of your friends doing the 10-year challenge. They’ll pick either a beyond flattering picture or a terrible photo they’d want no employer to see (it’s ei…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

John Malkovich returns to the West End in David Mamet play by Eleni Cashell

The glamour of Hollywood is coming to Theatreland, as multi-award winning actor John Malkovich is returning to the West End. And it’s been a much-anticipated return too, as John hasn’t t…

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Monday, January 28, 2019

8 things you didn’t know about Charlie Stemp by Eleni Cashell

He’s joined the cast of Mary Poppins as Bert, dazzled in two pantomimes at the London Palladium and gave us a performance worth more than Half A Sixpence in…well Half A Sixpence, but the…

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Caroline, Or Change to end in five weeks by Eleni Cashell

With only five weeks left to see the critically acclaimed, Caroline, Or Change, you are now entering the “last chance to see” part of the show’s run.Currently showing at the Playhouse …

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Dame Judi Dench and Patti LuPone to appear in Haymarket season by Eleni Cashell

What’s better than seeing one Theatreland legend have a frank and honest conversation about their career? Watching several of them over the course of two months of course! And that’s exa…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

New family shows, Mischief Theatre and a Showstopping quiz – the weekly roundup by Eleni Cashell

With West End transfers, star castings and brand new shows from critically acclaimed producers, it’s been another incredibly busy week in Theatreland.Missed everything because you’ve bee…

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Mischief Theatre announce year-long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre by Eleni Cashell

They’ve battled falling sets and missing props in The Play That Goes Wrong, failed to successfully rob a bank in The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, and now the team behind these successful s…

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Fiddler On The Roof transfers to the West End by Eleni Cashell

Couldn’t get a ticket for Trevor Nunn’s sold-out, critically acclaimed production of Fiddler On The Roof at the Menier? Then you’re going to be very excited to hear that the show is he…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Relaxed Performance of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time announced by Eleni Cashell

There will be a Relaxed Performance of the smash-hit show, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, on Saturday 6 April at 2.30pm.This special matinee performance will take place d…

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Lenny Henry joins King Hedley II production by Eleni Cashell

Sir Lenny Henry will soon be treading the boards of Theatreland once more, as he will be starring in a production of King Hedley II at the Theatre Royal Stratford East.Directed by the theatr…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

The true stories of Come From Away by Eleni Cashell

Come From Away is the latest Broadway sensation to hit the UK shores, and with such a heart-warming story to tell, it’s not hard to see why it’s making a move over here.Come From Away te…

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Hollywood actor’s West End debut, cast albums and Lin-Manuel Miranda – the weekly roundup by Eleni Cashell

As the weather plummets and Theatreland finds its stagiest scarf to wrap up warm in, we’re definitely accepted that winter isn’t just coming, it’s here.Luckily we’ve got the highligh…

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Cast announced for UK première of Gently Down The Stream by Eleni Cashell

The full cast for the UK première of Martin Sherman’s new play Gently Down The Stream has been announced.Directed by Sean Mathias, the cast will be Jonathan Hyde (Beau), Ben Allen (Rufus)…

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Tina – The Tina Turner Musical to record cast album by Eleni Cashell

For fans of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, this news is going to be simply the best…(we’re sorry, it had to be done). The producers have announced there’s going to be an original ca…

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