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Friday, June 14, 2019

Adam Cooper & Ashley Shaw in The Red Shoes’ return by Robin Johnson

It’s certainly looking like a busy year ahead for Adam Cooper. Having just this morning been announced as returning to Singin’ In The Rain next year, he’s also amongst initial casting …

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Matt Cardle amongst full casting for Falsettos by Robin Johnson

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming European premiere of Falsettos. And it'll star Matt Cardle, Daniel Boys, Laura Pitt-Pulford, and more! The post Matt Cardle amongst full cast…

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They’ll be Singin’ In The Rain at Sadler’s Wells 2020 by Robin Johnson

What a glorious feelin’, I’m happy again! Chichester Festival Theatre’s Singin’ In The Rain is coming back to London in 2020, with the Olivier Award-nominated production lined up for…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Waitress releases Katharine McPhee single ahead of final performance by Robin Johnson

Waitress are releasing a single of Katharine McPhee's rendition of She Used To Be Mine, ahead of her final performance in the show this Saturday (15 June). The post Waitress releases Kathari…

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Myleene Klass lends voice as Where Is Peter Rabbit? returns to West End by Robin Johnson

Didn’t get the chance to hop your way into the world of Beatrix Potter earlier this year? Fear not: Where Is Peter Rabbit?, the magical musical adventure, is returning to London’s Theatr…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Bank Robbery’s touring cast nab West End roles by Robin Johnson

It's been announced that the UK touring cast of The Comedy About A Bank Robbery will be stealing in to assume the roles of the current West End cast. The post Bank Robbery’s touring cast n…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Young Vic’s Death Of A Salesman gets West End transfer by Robin Johnson

The Young Vic's massively acclaimed Death Of A Salesman will transfer to the West End this autumn, with co-stars Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke. The post Young Vic’s Death Of A Salesm…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Meet the new Tina & Ike Turner! by Robin Johnson

It takes a special talent to bring the songs of Tina Turner to life - and we met two of them in Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and Ashley Zhangazha! The post Meet the new Tina & Ike Turner! appeared …

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

All rise for the new Witness For The Prosecution cast by Robin Johnson

Court is now in session for the new cast of Agatha Christie's Witness For The Prosecution, now playing its second year in London's Theatreland. The post All rise for the new Witness For The …

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In rehearsal: John Malkovich for David Mamet’s Bitter Wheat by Robin Johnson

The first rehearsal shots have been released of John Malkovich in Bitter Wheat, as he performs in the West End for the first time in nearly three decades. The post In rehearsal: John Malkov…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

First look: Ashley Roberts & Lucie Jones in Waitress rehearsals by Robin Johnson

We've got an exciting first look at Waitress' new stars Ashley Roberts and Lucie Jones in the rehearsal room, as they prepare for the smash-hit new musical. The post First look: Ashley Robe…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Royal Court casts new play Seven Methods Of Killing Kylie Jenner by Robin Johnson

Now there's a title that grabs attention! The Royal Court has announced casting for Seven Methods Of Killing Kylie Jenner, a new play about finding a voice through the internet. The post Roy…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

The Worst Witch revealed as cast announced for stage show by Robin Johnson

Full casting has been announced for The Worst Witch's West End transfer, as the beloved books and TV show take to the stage. The post The Worst Witch revealed as cast announced for stage sho…

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The Inbetweeners’ Blake Harrison joins Waitress in the West End by Robin Johnson

The Inbetweeners' star Blake Harrison will join the West End cast of the musical Waitress, playing Ogie from Monday 17 June. The post The Inbetweeners’ Blake Harrison joins Waitress in the…

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Full Night Of The Iguana cast announced with Clive Owen & Anna Gunn by Robin Johnson

Tennessee Williams' The Night Of The Iguana has revealed full casting, joining the likes of Clive Owen, Anna Gunn, Lia Williams and Julian Glover. The post Full Night Of The Iguana cast anno…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

10 London plays inspired by true stories by Robin Johnson

Sometimes, a tale can be so remarkable, you need the stage to do it justice. We've rounded up 10 London plays you can book for, inspired by true stories. The post 10 London plays inspired by…

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New Wicked London cast revealed by Robin Johnson

From Monday 22 July, they'll try Defying Gravity! Nikki Bentley and Helen Woolf will lead the new London cast of Wicked as Elphaba and Glinda respectively. The post New Wicked London cast re…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Philip Ridley to take part in Vincent River post-show discussion by Robin Johnson

Philip Ridley's Vincent River is set to be thoroughly mulled over at two newly-announced post-show discussions in the West End. The post Philip Ridley to take part in Vincent River post-show…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Theatre Quiz: How much of a West End LIVE megafan are you? by Robin Johnson

The stage is set: it’s back. it’s big. And it’s better than ever! West End LIVE is returning to London is just a few short weeks’ time – and with the line-up recently revealed, we.…

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2019 Palladium pantomime and initial casting announced by Robin Johnson

This year's Palladium panto is Goldilocks And The Three Bears - and better still, a star-studded cast is returning, joined by BBC One star Matt Baker! The post 2019 Palladium pantomime and i…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Sharon D. Clarke sings Blues In The Night by Robin Johnson

Where do you go from a powerhouse performance which scoops you the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical? Straight into another contender, if you’re Sharon D. Clarke. She’s lending…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Leaping into the West End: it’s Oi Frog & Friends! by Robin Johnson

Oi. Oi! OI!… and now that we’ve got your attention, we’ve an exciting announcement for families: the award-winning children’s picture books Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! are leaping …

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Thriller Live racks up 7000 performances worldwide by Robin Johnson

Thriller Live, the West End concert spectacular, today celebrates a remarkable 7000 performances worldwide, playing in both London and Edinburgh. The post Thriller Live racks up 7000 perform…

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Come From Away extends West End stay into 2020 by Robin Johnson

Come From Away has come here to stay. The four-time Olivier Award-winning musical has extended its West End run into 2020. The post Come From Away extends West End stay into 2020 appeared fi…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

In rehearsal: Education, Education, Education by Robin Johnson

The hilarious comedy Education, Education, Education is coming to Trafalgar Studios, and with it brings a whole heap of 90s goodness. The post In rehearsal: Education, Education, Education a…

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Full line-up revealed for Polunin At The Palladium by Robin Johnson

Sergei Polunin is leading a showcase at none other than The London Palladium, Polunin At The Palladium, which will also feature a raft of other stars. The post Full line-up revealed for Polu…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Jenna Russell to lead Menier’s The Bridges Of Madison County by Robin Johnson

The Menier Chocolate Factory is hosting another musical hit-in-the-making - The Bridges Of Madison County - with Jenna Russell leading the cast. The post Jenna Russell to lead Menier’s The…

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Cast revealed for Adrian Mole musical’s West End transfer by Robin Johnson

Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ - The Musical has announced a stunning cast for its upcoming West End transfer! The post Cast revealed for Adrian Mole musical’s …

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

May picks: new shows to see this month by Robin Johnson

We're well and truly into the merry month of May! With Bank Holidays left, right and centre, there's plenty of chance to celebrate new theatre. The post May picks: new shows to see this mont…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

First photos: Sweet Charity at Donmar Warehouse by Robin Johnson

The first photos of Sweet Charity, the farewell production of the Donmar Warehouse's long-serving Artistic Director Josie Rourke, have been released - and they look simply stunning. The post…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Video highlights from the Olivier Awards 2019 with Mastercard by Robin Johnson

What an occasion it was, with stars galore from across Theatreland strolling the red carpet. What a show, with performances from the likes of Best New Musical winner Come From Away, and fell…

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