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Friday, December 14, 2018

A Day In The Life: The RSC’s Karen Fishwick by Robin Johnson

In the Royal Shakespeare Company's latest production, The Merry Wives Of Windsor acts as a spin on reality TV shows; Karen Fishwick gave us a sneak peek. The post A Day In The Life: The RSC&…

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11 feel-good theatre quotes to get you in the Christmas spirit by Robin Johnson

Who doesn’t love that feeling of excitement at the sight of that first (or fifth) mince pie? Here's some theatre quotes to get you in the Christmas spirit. The post 11 feel-good theatre qu…

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Laura Sargeant recalls her experience of TheatreCraft 2018 by Robin Johnson

Laura Sergeant, writes for us about why she found TheatreCraft to be such a vital event for young people looking for their first steps into theatre. The post Laura Sargeant recalls her exper…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

London theatres celebrated in The Stage Awards 2019 shortlist by Robin Johnson

A whole host of London theatres are being recognised for their outstanding seasons as The Stage Awards 2019 shortlist was released this morning. The post London theatres celebrated in The St…

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Sophie Edward & Matt Howorth recap TheatreCraft 2018 by Robin Johnson

Junior Blog Editor, Sophie Edward, wrote about an eye-opening day at TheatreCraft 2018, also including a short trailer by Matt Howorth, Junior Film Editor. The post Sophie Edward & Matt…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

First look at Snow White, the all-star London Palladium panto by Robin Johnson

The first stunning snaps of this year's star-studded London Palladium pantomime, Snow White, are sure to get your heart welling up with seasonal glee. The post First look at Snow White, the …

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Monday, December 10, 2018

In rehearsal: Celia Imrie, John Simm and more in Pinter Six by Robin Johnson

We've been lucky enough to look into a rehearsal room that currently houses the likes Celia Imrie, John Simm and more stars, ahead of Pinter Six. The post In rehearsal: Celia Imrie, John Sim…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

National Theatre reveals full Follies casting by Robin Johnson

The National Theatre are bringing back their 2017 production of Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece Follies, with full casting revealed today. The post National Theatre reveals full Folli…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

In rehearsal: LMTO’s A Christmas Carol by Robin Johnson

It just ain't Christmas without A Christmas Carol. And, luckily for us, A Christmas Carol is all over London this year - including LMTO's concert version! The post In rehearsal: LMTO’s…

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Star Trek’s Marina Sirtis to make West End debut in sci-fi play by Robin Johnson

Star Trek: The Next Generation actress Marina Sirtis will make her West End debut in a new play, Dark Sublime, at Trafalgar Studios 2 next summer. The post Star Trek’s Marina Sirtis to…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Hamilton dominates 2019 WhatsOnStage Awards nominations by Robin Johnson

Hamilton, following its record-breaking Olivier Award nominations, has had 12 nods for the 2019 WhatsOnStage Awards, dominating a starry list of nominees. The post Hamilton dominates 2019 Wh…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Michelle Collins to star in My Dad’s Gap Year by Robin Johnson

Former Coronation Street and EastEnders star Michelle Collins will star in a new comedy, My Dad's Gap Year, at the Park Theatre from next month. The post Michelle Collins to star in My Dad&#…

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Waitress serves up principal West End casting by Robin Johnson

The West End premiere of new musical Waitress has served up another hot slice of casting – and the show’s looking like a treat to die for. The post Waitress serves up principal West End …

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Friday, November 30, 2018

December picks: shows to see this month by Robin Johnson

On the 1st day of December, my true love gave to me: OfficialLondonTheatre.com's top London theatre shows to see this month! The post December picks: shows to see this month appeared first o…

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Theatre Quiz: How well do you know ‘Any Dream Will Do’? by Robin Johnson

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will return to the West End next Summer - but how well do you know its show-stopping number? The post Theatre Quiz: How well do you know ‘A…

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Bonnie Langford’s working 9 To 5 The Musical – full cast revealed! by Robin Johnson

Dolly Parton has revealed full casting for 9 To 5 The Musical at the Savoy Theatre - and Bonnie Langford's joining in the fun. The post Bonnie Langford’s working 9 To 5 The Musical …

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

In rehearsal: Nine Night by Robin Johnson

Whoever knew that a wake could be so much fun? Natasha Gordon, it turns out, whose hit debut play Nine Night is transferring to the West End. The post In rehearsal: Nine Night appeared first…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Caroline Flack is Chicago’s new Roxie Hart by Robin Johnson

TV star Caroline Flack will join the cast of Chicago from 10 December 2018, playing Roxie Hart until the end of the show's West End run on 5 January 2019. The post Caroline Flack is Chicago&…

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Playlists Challenge: Motown The Musical’s Jay Perry by Robin Johnson

We Heard It Through The Grapevine that it's Berry Gordy's birthday, so we tasked his Motown The Musical equivalent, Jay Perry, with our Playlists Challenge. The post Playlists Challenge: Mot…

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Friday, November 23, 2018

Theatre Quiz: How well do you know Waitress? by Robin Johnson

The London premiere production of Waitress has named its Jenna, the magnificent Katharine McPhee - but how well do you know the show and its star? The post Theatre Quiz: How well do you kno…

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In rehearsal: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time by Robin Johnson

Curious you may be, as The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time begins previews at the Piccadilly Theatre next week. The post In rehearsal: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Ni…

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Casting announced for Coming Clean’s Trafalgar Studios transfer by Robin Johnson

Casting has been announced for the Trafalgar Studios transfer of Coming Clean, the heart-breaking, award-winning play revived at the King's Head Theatre. The post Casting announced for Comin…

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David Thaxton to star as The Phantom Of The Opera by Robin Johnson

"Sing once again with me!" David Thaxton will star in the title role of The Phantom Of The Opera for a limited West End run, commencing later this year. The post David Thaxton to star as T…

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Jamie Lloyd directs Evita in 2019 Regent’s Park Open Air season by Robin Johnson

Jamie Lloyd will direct Evita at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2019, concluding the venue's exciting newly-announced season. The post Jamie Lloyd directs Evita in 2019 Regent’s Par…

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Hampstead shows Maisie Williams in I And You free on Instagram by Robin Johnson

Hampstead Theatre, in association with picture-powered social network Instagram, will stream their acclaimed play I And You for free on IGTV. The post Hampstead shows Maisie Williams in I An…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

First look at Summer And Smoke in the West End by Robin Johnson

The throes of winter may be upon us, but Summer And Smoke has arrived in the West End to heat things up, transporting us to a scorching Mississippi summer. The post First look at Summer And …

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Roxana Silbert named new Hampstead Theatre Artistic Director by Robin Johnson

Roxana Silbert will become the new Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive of Hampstead Theatre next year, it has been announced. The post Roxana Silbert named new Hampstead Theatre Arti…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

All-star West End cast for LMTO’s A Christmas Carol by Robin Johnson

London Musical Theatre Orchestra have completed casting for their concert version of A Christmas Carol - and it's full to the brim of West End favourites. The post All-star West End cast for…

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Theatre Makers of the future assemble!: Sam Schuck, Prosthetics Make-up Artist by Robin Johnson

TheatreCraft 2018 is on Monday! It's your last chance to register and enjoy the UK’s largest careers event for young people interested in offstage theatre! The post Theatre Makers of the …

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Kelsey Grammer is Man Of La Mancha at London Coliseum by Robin Johnson

Kelsey Grammer will make his West End debut next Spring in a star-studded revival of Man Of La Mancha at the London Coliseum. The post Kelsey Grammer is Man Of La Mancha at London Coliseum a…

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tom Hiddleston to lead Harold Pinter’s Betrayal by Robin Johnson

Golden Globe and Olivier Award-winning actor Tom Hiddleston will lead a revival of Harold Pinter's Betrayal in the West End next year. The post Tom Hiddleston to lead Harold Pinter’s B…

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