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Monday, August 20, 2018

The Inheritance confirms full West End transfer casting by Robin Johnson

Sure to add to the swathes of smash-hit Young Vic to West End transfers, The Inheritance has today confirmed full ensemble casting. The post The Inheritance confirms full West End transfer c…

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Douglas Booth to star in new Trafalgar Studios play by Robin Johnson

Stage and screen star Douglas Booth will lead the cast of powerful new play, A Guide For The Homesick, at Trafalgar Studios this autumn. The post Douglas Booth to star in new Trafalgar Studi…

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Meet Aladdin’s new Summer Genie by Robin Johnson

It's a whole new world at the Prince Edward Theatre and Disney's Aladdin right now - and Michael James Scott is a whole new Genie for London! The post Meet Aladdin’s new Summer Genie a…

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Sally Field & Bill Pulman to star in All My Sons at The Old Vic by Robin Johnson

The Old Vic have revealed remarkable casting for a 2019 revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons: the multi award-winning duo Sally Field and Philip Pullman. The post Sally Field & Bill P…

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Bat’s new Strat heading straight Out Of Hell by Robin Johnson

Following the news that original lead Andrew Polec is rocking out of Bat Out Of Hell The Musical on 1 September, his replacement has been revealed. The post Bat’s new Strat heading str…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trevor Nunn to direct Fiddler On The Roof at Menier by Robin Johnson

One of the most loved musicals of all time, Fiddler On The Roof, will be revived at the Menier Chocolate Factory to play over the Christmas period. The post Trevor Nunn to direct Fiddler On …

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Musical tunes to chill out to this National Relaxation Day by Robin Johnson

It's been a busy summer so far, so it's time to wind down, take it easy, and be guided along by our ultimate series of soothing musical theatre tunes. The post Musical tunes to chill out to…

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Cinema audiences to discover The Importance Of Being Earnest by Robin Johnson

Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnest is the quintessential crafty comedy, and audiences across the UK and Ireland will soon be able to enjoy it. The post Cinema audiences to discove…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Lee Evans, Jonjo O’Neill and Meera Syal join Pinter At The Pinter by Robin Johnson

The stunning casting announcements show no signs of abating for Pinter At The Pinter season, as Lee Evans, Jonjo O'Neill and Meera Syal join the line-up. The post Lee Evans, Jonjo O’Ne…

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Foxfinder completes cast and launches new trailer by Robin Johnson

Bryony Hannah and Paul Nicholls will join Iwan Rheon and Heida Reed in Foxfinder next month, completing the cast of its West End revival. The post Foxfinder completes cast and launches new …

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Acting For Others announces star-studded ambassadors list by Robin Johnson

Acting For Others, the charity that provides financial and emotional support to all theatre workers in times of need, has announced starry ambassadors. The post Acting For Others announces …

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Andrew Polec rocks out of Bat Out Of Hell by Robin Johnson

The original face of Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical, Andrew Polec, will play his final London performance as Strat on Saturday 1 September. The post Andrew Polec rocks out of Bat Out Of Hell …

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Strange & Interesting Questions for Little Shop Of Horrors by Robin Johnson

There are many ways to describe the smash-hit revival of Little Shop Of Horrors at Regent's Park - but the show's own, "Strange" and "Interesting", work. The post Strange & Interesting …

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Why We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is bear-ter than ever by Robin Johnson

We’re Going On A Bear Hunt Live On Stage is a bonkers adaptation of Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury’s book which sees Dad, Boy, Girl, Baby and Buddy the dog go out on an adventure to fi…

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Matilda The Musical spells out new cast by Robin Johnson

Hayden Tee will head(mistress) up the new cast of Matilda The Musical from 11 September, playing tyrannical teacher Miss Trunchbull. The post Matilda The Musical spells out new cast appeared…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Matt Cardle on starring in Strictly Ballroom by Robin Johnson

A checklist to playing Wally Strand in Strictly Ballroom The Musical: don some sequins. Put on a splendid Aussie accent. Sing your heart out. Oh, and be Matt Cardle, compère and narrator e…

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Knights Of The Rose finds a new hero by Robin Johnson

Jennifer Caldwell - the actress who saved the day at Knights Of The Rose - has now been named a permanent member of the cast. The post Knights Of The Rose finds a new hero appeared first on …

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Why families love The Comedy About A Bank Robbery by Robin Johnson

One genre everybody in the family is guaranteed to enjoy is laugh-til-you-cry comedy - and that's where The Comedy About A Bank Robbery comes in. The post Why families love The Comedy About …

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Masterclass to showcase new playwrights in West End by Robin Johnson

Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust has selected the winning scripts from their ‘Pitch Your Play’ scheme, offering free tickets to staged readings. The post Masterclass to showcase…

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Bat Out Of Hell announces singalong performances by Robin Johnson

At newly announced singalong performances, audiences will be able to enjoy belting along with Bat Out Of Hell The Musical. The post Bat Out Of Hell announces singalong performances appeared …

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

First look: Little Shop Of Horrors by Robin Johnson

Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's zany B-movie musical Little Shop Of Horrors, now playing at Regent's Park, has rarely looked so... green! The post First look: Little Shop Of Horrors appeared…

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National Theatre to screen Follies at free outdoor festival by Robin Johnson

The National Theatre's Follies, winner of the Best Musical Revival Olivier Award, is being screened for free at the River Stage Festival this weekend. The post National Theatre to screen Fol…

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Finty Williams to play Pack Of Lies part originated by mother Judi Dench by Robin Johnson

Actress Finty Williams will play Barbara Jackson, a role originated by her mother, Dame Judi Dench, in the upcoming Menier Chocolate Factory revival of Pack Of Lies. The post Finty Williams …

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Theatre Spot Test: How many songs from Phantom can you name? by Robin Johnson

Based off nothing more than a teaser lyric, how many of the gorgeous Lloyd Webber songs from The Phantom Of The Opera can you name? The post Theatre Spot Test: How many songs from Phantom ca…

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Poldark’s Heida Reed joins Iwan Rheon in Foxfinder by Robin Johnson

Poldark fans can look forward to Heida Reed, an actress in the hit BBC show, starring with Iwan Rheon in the upcoming drama Foxfinder. The post Poldark’s Heida Reed joins Iwan Rheon i…

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Shows to see this August by Robin Johnson

School's out for summer!... and now there's every chance you're bored. Not to worry: we've rounded up all the best new London shows this month. The post Shows to see this August appeared fir…

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Tameka Empson returns to Hackney Empire panto by Robin Johnson

Olivier Award nominated actress and comedian Tameka Empson will star in the Hackney Empire's 20th anniversary pantomime this year. The post Tameka Empson returns to Hackney Empire panto app…

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It’s Operation Ouch! in the West End this Christmas by Robin Johnson

The hilarious hit CBBC television show, Operation Ouch!, will be performed by Dr Chris and Dr Xand live in the West End this Christmas. The post It’s Operation Ouch! in the West End th…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Theatre Makers of the future assemble: TheatreCraft returns for 2018 by Robin Johnson

Booking is now open for TheatreCraft, the UK’s largest free theatre careers event for young people, which returns to the Waldorf Hilton Hotel on Monday 19 November 2018. The post Theatre M…

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Lesley Sharp to star in The Woods at Royal Court by Robin Johnson

Scott & Bailey star Lesley Sharp will lead the cast of Robert Alan Evans' mysterious new drama The Woods at the Royal Court Theatre. The post Lesley Sharp to star in The Woods at Royal …

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Tim Howar is the West End’s new Phantom Of The Opera by Robin Johnson

Tim Howar will take on one of West End theatre's most famous roles, as he plays The Phantom Of The Opera from 3 September. The post Tim Howar is the West End’s new Phantom Of The Opera…

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