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Thursday, August 17, 2017

FIRST LOOK: Jesus Christ Superstar Returns To Regent’s Park By Popular Demand by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar returns to Regent's Park Open Air Theatre by popular demand following a sell out season last year. Jesus Christ Supe…

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FIRST LOOK: 13 The Musical, Ambassadors Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   Meet the sensational kids starring in the new West End production of Jason Robert Brown's 13 the musical now playing at the Ambassadors Theatre. 13 is a unique musical…

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REVIEW: King Cowboy Rufus Rules The Universe, London Theatre Workshop ✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo So, take it for what it is, please, because it is never going to be anything else. It's a tough ride, but an interesting one, and impeccably presented. This post REVIEW: King…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Andy Coxon cast as Berger in 50th Anniversary Production of Hair by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Producers have announced that Andy Coxon will join the cast of the upcoming 50th Anniversary cast of Hair the Musical. Andy has recently been seen in the West End productions…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

New stage version of The Exorcist to open at Phoenix Theatre London by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Sean Mathias is to direct a new stage production of the cult horror novel The Exorcist which will run at the Phoenix Theatre from 20 October 2017 to 10 March 2018. This uniqu…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Matilda West End announces new adult cast by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Now playing its sixth year in London’s West End, Matilda the musical has announced a new adult cast. David Shannon ( The Phantom in The Phantom Of The Opera – West End, V…

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Wicked becomes 16th Longest running show in West End History by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   Wicked is to become the 16th longest running show in West End history tonight when it plays its 4567th performance at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Wicked which recentl…

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Kenneth Branagh to direct Tom Hiddleston in Hamlet in support of RADA by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   RADA will join forces with The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company for a co-production of Hamlet to raise funds to aid the capital woprks at  RADA's Chenies Street site i…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Casting announced for Beautiful The Carole King Musical UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   Producers have announced that Bronté Barbé is to play Carole King in the upcoming UK tour of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical which opens at the Bradford Al…

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FIRST LOOK: North By Northwest at Theatre Royal Bath by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you these great first look production photos of Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest at the Theatre Royal Bath. Adapted by Carolyn Burns and directed…

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

James Nelson-Joyce joins Julian Clary in comedy Le Grand Mort by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   James Nelson-Joyce will co-star with Julian Clark in the World premiere of Stephen Clark's black comedy Le Grand Mort at Trafalgar Studios from 20 September – 28…

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Anne Reid cast as Lady Hunstanton in A Woman Of No Importance at Vaudeville Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Anne Reid is to play Lady Hunstanton in Oscar Wilde's A Woman Of No Importance at The Vaudeville Theatre. This post Anne Reid cast as Lady Hunstanton in A Woman Of No Importa…

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Kelsey Grammar to star in Andrew Lippa’s Big Fish at The Other Palace by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Kelsey Grammer  is to star in a new  production of John August and Andrew Lippa's Big Fish the musical at The Other Palace from 1 November to 31 December 2017. Tickets go o…

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Josie Lawrence to star in Mother Courage and her Children by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Multi award-winning actress Josie Lawrence is to star in a new production of Mother Courage and her Children at Southwark Playhouse from November 2 – December 9, 2017. …

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Rehearsals begin for War Horse UK Tour 2017-19 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Rehearsals began this week for the War Horse UK Tour. The National Theatre's critically acclaimed production opens on the 15 September 2017 at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbu…

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

New play at Bunker Theatre looks at the aftermath of rail suicide by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo 31 Hours is a new play by Kieran Knowles which is to have its world premiere at The Bunker Theatre from 3 – 28 October 2017 Every 31 hours, someone takes their  own li…

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REVIEW: God Bless You Mr Rosewater, Premiere Cast Recording ✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Menken's score is melodic and catchy but with Ashman's lyrics providing lush frosting these songs become thoroughly irresistible. This post REVIEW: God Bless You Mr Rosewater…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Principal cast announced for Consumables at the King’s Head by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   Michael Hanratty and Timothy Harker have been announced as the principal cast in the upcoming stage debut of Consumables, a provocative new play at the Kings Head The…

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Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville to star in O’Neill’s Long Days Journey Into Night by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Following its sold out run as part of Bristol Old Vic’s 250th Anniversary season, Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville reprise their roles in Richard Eyre’s acclaimed product…

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Cast announced for Sid and Viv at Theatre503 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Casting has been announced for Philip Correia's debut play Sid and Viv which will debut at Theatre503 in London before transferring to Northern Stage in Newcastle  in Octobe…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

SPECIAL OFFER: Apologia starring Stockard Channing at Trafalgar Studios – Save up to 31% by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Save up to 31% in tickets to Apologia starring Broadway and Hollywood icon Stockard Channing at Trafalgar Studios. This post SPECIAL OFFER: Apologia starring Stockard Channin…

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Dear Evan Hansen as you’ve never seen it before by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you this unique version of Waving Through A Window from Dear Evan Hansen. It has had all of us laughing hysterically here at BritishTheatre.com HQ. Ob…

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

FLASH SALE: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery – Save up to 51% by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you this great offer on The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre. One giant diamond. Eight incompetent crooks. And a security guard as…

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Madani Younis Announces Bush Theatre Winter Season by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Bush Theatre Artistic Director Madani Younis has announced the Bush Theatre's Winter Season of plays following the venues successful reopening in March 2017. The Winter Seaso…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

FIRST LOOK: Trailer for Howard – documentary about lyricist Howard Ashman by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to brings you this first look preview at Don Hahn's new documentary about the late lyricist Howard Ashman. Ashman and composer Alan Menken worked together on L…

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Rhys Ifans to star in new version of A Christmas Carol at Old Vic by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   Rhys Ifans is to star as Ebenezer Scrooge in a new production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic Theatre in November 2017. The new adaptation is by J…

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road to this year’s West End Bares by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We'll all be following the Yellow Brick Road to the Novello Theatre on the 29th October for this year's West End Bares. The West End's hottest fundraiser have announced that …

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Cardiff’s own Noel Sullivan joins Tiger Bay musical cast by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Cardiff's own Noel Sullivan has joined the cast of Tiger Bay the musical which is to be presented at the Wales Millennium Centre from 13 – 25 November 2017. Tiger Bay t…

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Derren Brown brings Underground to Playhouse Theatre this September by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Derren Brown has announced that following a sell out season at the Charing Cross Theatre, he will bring his show Underground to London's Playhouse Theatre this September as p…

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

FIRST LOOK: Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo We are pleased to bring you these great first look production photos by Johan Persson of Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof starring Sienna Miller, Jack O'Connell and …

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Casting announced for Rita Sue and Bob Too tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo   Casting has been announced for Andrea Dunbar's landmark play Rita, Sue and Bob Too directed by Max Stafford-Clark  which starts a UK tour on the 6th September 2017. B…

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