Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Where is the best place to sit for The Book of Mormon musical in London?

It can be a "spooky Mormon hell dream" trying to find good seats for The Book of Mormon, and with a vast seating capacity of 1132, the Prince of Wales Theatre certainly doesn't make the …

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London Theatre Review: Man of La Mancha at the London Coliseum

Man of La Mancha has returned to the West End after a fifty-year absence. The show is playing at the London Coliseum as part of Michaels Grade and Linnet’s plan to revive old classics. Thi…

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London Theatre Review: Rosmersholm at the Duke of York's Theatre

Scandinavian noir (or Nordic noir) is proving to be increasingly more popular as the years go by. Just look at the fairly recent Black Mirror episodes 'Hated In The Nation' and 'Crocodile'…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Everything you need to know about Secret Cinema presents Casino Royale

Secret Cinema is the new wave of entertainment that is taking London and the world by storm. Perhaps you’ve already heard of Secret Cinema, or maybe you’ve been lucky enough to attend o…

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Stratford East Equus revival transfers to the West End's Trafalgar Studios

Saddle up! Ned Bennett's critically acclaimed, minimalist marvel vision of Peter Shaffer's psychological thriller Equus is set to transfer to London's West End following a five-star run …

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Ashley Roberts and Lucie Jones cast in West End musical Waitress

This summer, Ashley Roberts of The Pussycat Dolls is set to make her West End stage debut in Waitress The Musical. She will be joined by musical theatre sensation Lucie Jones (Les Miserable…

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London Theatre Direct halt ticket sales for Sergei Polunin at the London Palladium in light of homophobic comments posted on Instagram

Following a series of disparaging comments made by Ukrainian-born, Russian dancer Sergei Polunin that were deemed overwhelmingly sexist, homophobic, and fat-shaming, London Theatre Direct…

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Press Release: London Theatre Direct announces halt of tickets sales for Sergei Polunin's mixed programme at the London Palladium

London Theatre Direct formally announce today that they will be halting ticket sales for Sergei Polunin's upcoming mixed dance programme at the London Palladium. The decision comes after t…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Full casting announced for David Mamet's Bitter Wheat starring John Malkovich

With rehearsals now underway, final casting has finally been announced for the new play by David Mamet Bitter Wheat. The West End production is set to receive its highly anticipated wo…

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Children's cast announced for The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾ - The Musical

In just a week following the initial cast announcement, the children's cast for The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾ has now finally been announced. The upcoming new musical is set to…

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The Girl On The Train to run at the Duke of York's Theatre this summer for a limited season

All aboard! Paula Hawkins' best-selling novel has been adapted into an all-new stage play for the West End. The Girl On The Train - The Play is set to run at the Duke of York's Theatre in Lo…

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Come From Away extends in London's West End following overwhelming ticket demand

Winner of Best New Musical at the 2019 Olivier Awards, Canadian-American musical Come From Away aptly announces a West End extension. The heartwarming show about hospitality is now playing…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

London Theatre Review: This is why Only Fools & Horses works…

Perhaps out of all the shows I'm lucky enough to review, this was the one was I was least looking forward to. Having been a life-long OFAH fan, I was aware that turning the show into a mu…

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Back To The Future The Musical to run in London's West in 2020 following a premiere at the Manchester Opera House

Producer of Ghost The Musical Colin Ingram and the creators of the 1985 film Back To The Future, Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis, have announced today that Back To The Future The Musical is s…

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Yasmin Paige and Simon Manyonda set to star in Anna Ziegler’s Actually play for its European premiere at Trafalgar Studios

Casting has been announced for Anna Ziegler’s Actually with Yasmin Paige and Simon Manyonda set to star. The show will make its highly anticipated world premiere at Trafalgar Studios …

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What's the line up for West End Live 2019?

After London theatre fans were teased with performance dates, the official performance line up has now been released for this year's West End Live at Trafalgar Square. The two-day event will…

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Full casting announced for Sergei Polunin's mixed bill at the London Palladium

The full cast has been confirmed for the new mixed dance programme by Sergei Polunin, which runs as two separate programmes from 28 May to 1 June 2019 at the London Palladium. Programme 1 r…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Touching The Void to transfer to the Duke of York's Theatre this autumn, tickets on sale now!

Following a sell-out world premiere at the Bristol Old Vic last year, David Greig's stage adaptation of Touching The Void is set to transfer to London's Duke of York's Theatre on 9 Nov…

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Tyrone Huntley cast in new summer musical The View UpStairs at the Soho Theatre

Renowned musical theatre star Tyrone Huntley has been cast in the role of Wes in the upcoming European premiere of The View UpStairs. The all-new LGBTQ+ musical, which has enjoyed a lot of …

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Half Term Theatre (25 May – 2 Jun): 10 Must-See West End Shows for Half Term

Half term and family time go hand in hand, as does family time and going to the theatre. Whether you have the West End at your doorstep and want to make the most of the opportunity, or just…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Jenna Russell to star in Trevor Nunn's The Bridges of Madison County at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Jenna Russell has been cast as Francesca in Trevor Nunn's new staging of The Bridges of Madison County, which opens at the Menier Chocolate Factory for previews on 13 July and is booking unt…

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Full cast announced for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium. The musical, which stars Sheridan Smith, Jason Donovan, and …

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Casting announced for the Ambassadors Theatre production of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾ – The Musical

Casting has been announced for Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾ - The Musical, which is set to open at the at Ambassadors Theatre on 15 June for a limited season e…

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London Theatre Review: Waitress The Musical at the West End's Adelphi Theatre

Waitress is one 2019’s most anticipated transfers along with Come from Away and boy, has it been worth the wait! The original Broadway musical is currently booking at the Adelphi Theatr…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

London Theatre Review: Mamma Mia! – Would I go again?

Mamma Mia! is the acclaimed jukebox musical that features the greatest hits of ABBA. The story revolves around a wedding on a Greek island, to which the bride, Sophie, has invited her thr…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

London Theatre Review: Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall

The venue for Witness for the Prosecution – the Edwardian Baroque-style London County Hall – is as much a star as the play's key protagonists. The Council Chamber makes the perfe…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

9 to 5 The Musical to extend into the new year at the West End's Savoy Theatre

Dolly Parton's brainchild, 9 to 5 The Musical, is set to work overtime at London's Savoy Theatre. The feel-good production announced today that the show will continue to run at the West E…

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What's on at The Old Vic for Season 5 (2019-2020)?

The Old Vic Theatre has announced the official line-up for their highly anticipated fifth season with Matthew Warchus as Artistic Director. Aptly stylised as #OVSeason5, the new Old V…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Strictly star Charles Venn joins Neil and Katya Jones in this summer's Somnium: A Dancer's Dream at Sadler's Wells

Casting has been announced for the upcoming Sadler's Wells show, Somnium: A Dancer's Dream, including Strictly Come Dancing star and British actor Charles Venn. The strictly limited, four-p…

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Full casting announced for the Dominion Theatre premiere of Big The Musical starring Jay McGuiness

Final casting has been announced for the upcoming West End premiere of Big, the musical based on the hit Tom Hanks film of the same name. Set to join the previously announced Jay McGuiness o…

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Florian Zeller play The Son transfers to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre this summer

Following a sell-out run at the Kiln Theatre earlier this year, Florian Zeller's hit play The Son is set to transfer to London's West End this August for a limited engagement at the Duke of…

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