Thursday, September 24, 2020

Jimmy Carr's Terribly Funny show to run at the Palace Theatre this November

Jimmy Carr's touring show Terribly Funny is set to stop in London at the Palace Theatre this November! Perhaps best known for his involvement in 8 Out of 10 Cats and The Big Fat Quiz of the…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Government confirms live theatre can continue and will be exempt from curfew

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given theatres the go-ahead to continue with social distancing measures. It was further confirmed by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden that live events may con…

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Monday, September 21, 2020

Here's what the cast of SIX have been up to since lockdown

Fans have been losing their heads with excitement over the long-awaited homecoming of SIX. The musical announced last week that it would be the first major West End show to return to the…

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London Hairspray cast to perform on Britain's Got Talent

The London cast of Hairspray will be appearing on Britain's Got Talent this weekend, it has been announced. The eagerly anticipated West End revival won't open until 22 April 2021, but i…

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Theatre is back: Tickets you can book now!

Here it is, what we’ve all been waiting to hear (read). Theatre is back! It’s been a long hiatus during lockdown without live theatre. Our theatres were closed because, of course, safety…

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Friday, September 18, 2020

SIX Lyric Theatre tickets on sale now! Beat the rush and book today!

After a long hiatus, your favourite Tudor Queens turned pop stars are back and ready to smash it come 14 November! Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss's hit femme fatale musical SIX is officially th…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Mousetrap announces two casts for West End re-opening

The socially-distanced, grand re-opening of The Mousetrap will feature two rotating casts, it has been announced. Agatha Christie's whodunnit murder mystery will recommence performances at S…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

NEW VIDEO! Carrie Hope Fletcher performs "Far Too Late" from Lloyd Webber musical Cinderella

In a parallel universe, Cinderella would have been opening for previews very soon. Unfortunately, the Gillian Lynne Theatre's doors remain closed, at least for the time being. But at least…

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Tickets for Back to the Future at London’s Adelphi Theatre now on sale!

It’s time to go back in time! Back to the Future The Musical is coming to the West End’s Adelphi Theatre and it’s going to be heavy! The musical received rave reviews at Manchester Pa…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

New Mary Poppins London cast recording announced!

Confirmed! A new West End cast recording for Mary Poppins The Musical is definitely happening with a release date set for early November. The show, which had been playing to packed houses…

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Beauty and the Beast announces a 2021 UK tour

It has been announced that Beauty and the Beast will embark on a large-scale tour through the UK and Ireland beginning in May 2021. The tour is set to kick off at the Curve Leicester where i…

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SIX West End cast confirmed for November re-opening!

You can't divorce this! SIX The Musical is back to slay the West End stage this autumn. But will all your favourite Tudor Queens be returning for the Lyric Theatre production? Find out belo…

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West End SIX musical announces socially distanced performances at Lyric Theatre

SIX The Musical is returning to behead the West End with its wig-snatching production this November! It's been precisely six months since the show was forced to close last March, and now it…

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Good play revival starring David Tennant announces 2021 dates and new venue

The eagerly anticipated new production of Good The Play by British playwright Cecil Philip Taylor and starring David Tennant has now officially announced newly rescheduled dates and a …

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Nimax announces theatre re-openings!

It has recently been announced that Nimax Theatres will be reopening the doors of its six West End venues beginning on 22 October. A special season of shows will open with social distancing …

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Sunday, September 13, 2020

Nimax Theatres to open all six West End venues

Nimax Theatres to open all six West End theatres in sequence from October 22nd 2020 with social distancing under COVID-19 Secure government guidelines 

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Getting back to theatre with Sleepless: A Musical Romance

Sleepless: A Musical Romance was set to open in March but didn’t get the chance to before our theatres were closed for the safety of cast, crew and audiences alike. Fast forward six months…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Poldark's Kerri McLean to direct One Night Records' Lockdown Town immersive theatre event

One Night Records have announced Kerri McLean as director for Lockdown Town, a new, immersive, live music theatre event with social distancing that is set to open in the heart of London on 2…

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Sleepless: A Musical Romance tickets now on special offer!

You're running out of excuses for sleeping on this spectacular musical sensation! Starring The Wanted's Jay McGuiness and Girls Aloud's Kimberley Walsh, Sleepless: A Musical Romance is a h…

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Back to the Future headed for the West End's Adelphi Theatre in summer 2021!

This is heavy, Doc! Brace yourselves for 121 gigawatts of endless entertainment 'cause Back to the Future is officially headed for the Adelphi Theatre this summer, and once this baby hits…

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Monday, September 7, 2020

What the West End has to say about theatre returning without social distancing

The 1st of November. That's the date the UK government has given for when theatres could potentially re-open free of social distancing measures. It also happens to be Zizi Strallen's 30th…

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Sunday, September 6, 2020

UK theatres could reopen without social distancing within weeks

Two recent articles published in The Sunday Times and The Mail on Sunday tell us that West End and UK theatres could open their doors without social distancing in as early as just a few…

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Watch Miriam-Teak Lee perform her new solo track "Your Tough"

Award-winning West End actress Miriam-Teak Lee, who is perhaps best known for her starring role in & Juliet, has released an all-new piece she created during the lockdown. Give it a list…

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane reschedules West End run for Autumn 2021

The hotly anticipated West End transfer production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane will not be making a splash this winter as planned, it has been confirmed. The show will now run at th…

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Full West End casting announced for return of The Great Gatsby immersive experience

The roaring 20s are back (both figuratively and literally) and with it comes the eagerly anticipated return of The Great Gatsby immersive experience, now reimagined as a 1920s Masquerade B…

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Julianne Moore cast in Dear Evan Hansen musical film

Hollywood movie star Julianne Moore (The Big Lebowski, Hannibal) has been cast to portray Heidi Hansen in the upcoming musical film adaptation of Dear Evan Hansen, it has been announced. The…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Charity concert with West End stars to play at Actor's Church in Covent Garden next month

A number of top West End vocalists will perform for the charity concert next month.

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First Look: Sleepless: A Musical Romance production photos released!

Production shots for the world premiere production of Sleepless: A Musical Romance have finally been released. Based on the hit screenplay for Sleepless in Seattle, the stage musical adaptat…

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Top 10 West End shows in 2021 you should be excited about

Help keep the stage alive and ensure theatre gets back on its feet by booking tickets to see some truly exciting new shows and revivals next year! 2021 has a lot to make up for in lost time …

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Social distancing guidelines for singers updated after new COVID transmission study results

It will now be possible for singers to perform even closer than originally outlined. The announcement comes after London's first fully staged, socially distanced musical of all time, Sleeple…

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Top 10 fun facts about Doctor Who

Think you're the biggest Doctor Who fan on the planet? Looking to test your knowledge of this ground-breaking BBC sci-fi series? Sure, everyone knows Doctor Who is the longest-running scie…

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