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Monday, November 29, 2021

PHOTOS: Meet the cast of Albany Theatre’s Coventry-set A Christmas Carol, now in rehearsals by Featured Content

Paul Nolan, the Coventry veteran who now stars as Scrooge in the Albany Theatre's new locally-set A Christmas Carol, hopes this brand-new version "awakens our hearts and haunts us pleasantly…

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Thursday, November 25, 2021

‘As a singer, the fact that Julie Andrews lost her voice resonates with me hugely’: Sarah Louise-Young on Julie Madly Deeply by Featured Content

'Tis the season to be Julie! Sarah-Louise Young brings her acclaimed cabaret show Julie Madly Deeply, a tribute to showbiz icon Dame Julie Andrews, to London's Park Theatre for a limited Chr…

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

NEWS: Oxia Theatre debuts with the premiere of AI play Assisted in Golden Goose’s Emerge season by Featured Content

Oxia Theatre, a new company founded by graduates of RADA's MA Theatre Laboratory, makes its debut next week at Golden Goose Theatre with the premiere of Assisted.

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‘We all have a voice, we all have a story’: Writer-director Yasir Senna on reviving comedy-drama Rumble! by Featured Content

After hit runs in 2013 and 2014, Rumble! is revived in a brand-new, recast production directed by its author Yasir Senna. As performances start this week at London's Drayton Arms Theatre, Ya…

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

VIDEOS: Enter the world of re-percussion with the TikTok stars of JunNK by Featured Content

The multi-award-winning show JunNk is currently entertaining thousands of happy guests each week onboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship the Getaway.

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Monday, November 22, 2021

NEWS: Coventry’s Albany Theatre launches festive season with new adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Featured Content

Coventry's Albany Theatre has bounced back post-Covid with Cultural Recovery funding and a diverse programme. The theatre now moves into Christmas with two high-quality festive favourites fo…

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Friday, November 19, 2021

NEWS: David Ireland’s Yes So I Said Yes gets British premiere at Finborough Theatre by Featured Content

Yes So I Said Yes, written by Cyprus Avenue's multi-award-winning author David Ireland, receives its British premiere this month at London's Finborough Theatre, in a limited season running f…

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NEWS: BBC Award Winner Tom Solomon releases new Musicals album by Featured Content

West End actor and BBC Voice of Musical Theatre Tom Solomon is releasing a new album titled Musicals, Vol. 1. Officially released on 10 December 2021 - just in time for Christmas - the album…

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

NEWS: John Dagleish returns to the character of Bob Cratchit in new rewriting of Charles Dickens by Featured Content

Olivier Award winner John Dagleish takes the title role in Cratchit, an astute rewriting of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol which has its live premiere at the Park Theatre this December.

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

BOOK FEATURE: New memoir See You at the Premiere reveals the truth about ‘life at the arse end of showbiz’ by Featured Content

See You at the Premiere: Life at the Arse End of Showbiz reveals the day-to-day artistic, financial and emotional struggles faced by the vast majority of creative people.

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NEWS: Following Anti-Bullying Week, Rumble! is revived at Drayton Arms Theatre by Featured Content

Bullies aren't confined to the playground. Following Anti-Bullying Week this week, Razor Sharp Productions revives Rumble!, its acclaimed play about workplace bullying, for a strictly limite…

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Monday, November 15, 2021

NEWS: Pleasance premieres drag canine cabaret Dog Show as its latest Christmas alternative by Featured Content

After the success of How to Catch a Krampus and Escape From Planet Trash, this year's alternative Christmas show at London's Pleasance Theatre will be the premiere of Dog Show, once again fr…

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

PHOTOS: First look at the world premiere of ‘mercy & mail fraud’ drama Darling by Featured Content

Kathy Rucker's DARLING, inspired by a true story about an American "catfishing" scam, receives its world premiere tonight at London's Hope Theatre. Check out our first-look gallery of produc…

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

‘One of those fantastic stories of ordinary people achieving extraordinary things’: James Woolf tells us about Empty in Angel by Featured Content

As one-woman gig economy drama Empty in Angel heads towards the final venue ofits London tour, author James Woolf tells us about the inspiration for the show, the effect of Covid on his plan…

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‘I want the audience to ask themselves: what if Marlowe didn’t die in 1593?’ Writer Peter B Hodges on the UK premiere of Marlowe’s Fate by Featured Content

Research proves that Christopher Marlowe not only didn't die in 1593 at the age of 29, but that he wrote the plays that made Shakespeare famous. So says author and playwright Peter B Hodges …

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Monday, November 8, 2021

FEATURED SHOW: New musical Indecent Proposal is ‘indecently entertaining!’ ★★★★ reviews are in! by Featured Content

Indecent Proposal, Jack Engelhard's bestselling 1988 novel which also became a blockbuster Hollywood film, has now been made into an "indecently entertaining" new British musical at London's…

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‘The reward you get is that people might take your ideas seriously’: Charity Case author Jeff Page on the duty to entertain by Featured Content

Charity Case, from the same team as 2018's critically acclaimed Checkpoint Chana, receives its rescheduled world premiere at London's Drayton Arms Theatre in a strictly limited season, runni…

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Friday, November 5, 2021

NEWS: Marlowe’s Fate, featuring a sparring match with Shakespeare, gets UK premiere at White Bear by Featured Content

Peter B Hodges' Off-Broadway hit Marlowe's Fate, based on the premise that Christopher Marlowe wrote the canon credited to William Shakespeare, gets its UK premiere this month at London's Wh…

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021

‘The pandemic has given me a different perspective on life & my character’: David Richardson on returning to the cast of Loop by Featured Content

Tiny Room's LOOP continues its debut tour this weekend, with original cast member David Richardson returning to the play about "burnt bridges and breakdowns" set during a pub lock-in. We tal…

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PHOTOS: First look at the world premiere musical version of Indecent Proposal by Featured Content

The musical makeover of Indecent Proposal officially premiered last night at London's Southwark Playhouse. Travel back to Atlantic City in the 1980s with our first-look gallery of production…

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

FEATURED SHOW: Lidless Theatre’s ★★★★★ revival of Tender Napalm is ‘an absolute must-see’. Reviews are in! by Featured Content

Philip Ridley himself recommended that Lidless Theatre mount the tenth-anniversary revival of his instant classic Tender Napalm. The result, according to the critics, is "first-rate" and "an…

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

NEWS: Extraordinary Bodies’ revolutionary Human circus, featuring disabled & non-disabled artists, arrives at Woolwich Works by Featured Content

Human, the latest show from integrated circus collaboration Extraordinary Bodies, comes to London for three performances only at Woolwich Works on 5 and 6 November 2021.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

NEWS: Charity Case receives its postponed premiere at Drayton Arms Theatre by Featured Content

Charity Case, from the same team as 2018's critically acclaimed Checkpoint Chana, receives its rescheduled world premiere at London's Drayton Arms Theatre in a strictly limited season, runni…

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

PHOTOS: Original star returns as Tiny Room revs up rehearsals for new Loop dates by Featured Content

David Richardson, who appeared in the original London runs of Peter Mulligan's acclaimed play LOOP, rejoins the cast as the Tiny Room production prepares for new November dates on its debut …

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Monday, October 25, 2021

PHOTOS & VIDEO: In the rehearsal room with Philip Ridley’s Tender Napalm by Featured Content

Performances begin this week for Lidless Theatre's revival of Philip Ridley's "jaw-dropping, heart-stopping, expectation-topping" play Tender Napalm. We caught up with the company in rehears…

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NEWS: Lockdown hit Doing Shakespeare gets live London premiere at Bridewell by Featured Content

Following a series of multi-award-winning online plays throughout the pandemic, the Northern Comedy Theatre Company has adapted its much-loved Doing Shakespeare for the stage and is bringing…

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Thursday, October 21, 2021

NEWS: Crime Viral brings An Evening of Serial Killers to London’s Canal Cafe Theatre by Featured Content

After huge success online and a UK-wide tour, An Evening of Serial Killers, hosted by serial killer expert Cheish Merryweather, comes to London's Canal Cafe Theatre for one night only on 10 …

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Behind the scenes in the rehearsal room for Indecent Proposal by Featured Content

Previews begin at the end of this week for the world premiere musical makeover of Indecent Proposal, the novel made famous by the 1993 Hollywood film. What's been happening in rehearsals? Ch…

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NEWS: Freaky Geese makes London debut with new comedy Holier Than Thou by Featured Content

New comedy Holier Than Thou, marking the London debut of young theatre company Freaky Geese, gets its full-length premiere next month at the Canal Cafe Theatre.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NEWS: Cast & creatives announced for the world premiere of Kathy Rucker’s Darling by Featured Content

Full cast and creatives have now been announced for the world premiere of Kathy Rucker's DARLING, which gets its world premiere at London's Hope Theatre in a limited season from 9 to 27 Nove…

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Monday, October 18, 2021

FEATURED SHOW: Proforca’s ‘exquisite & lyrical’ ★★★★ Lately transfers to Albany Theatre by Featured Content

After two stints at London's Lion & Unicorn Theatre, a slew of four-star reviews and an Offies nomination for Best New Play, Proforca Theatre's premiere of James Lewis' latest play Latel…

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