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Monday, April 23, 2018

The Old Vic unveils all-star Birthday Variety Night line-up by Robin Johnson

The Old Vic has revealed the full line-up for its 200th birthday Variety Night next month, which includes music, comedy, cabaret and exclusive performances. The post The Old Vic unveils all-…

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The Phantom Of The Opera scoops West End Eurovision double by Robin Johnson

The angels of music within The Phantom Of The Opera's West End cast soared to an amazing double win at last night's West End Eurovision 2018 charity event. The post The Phantom Of The Opera …

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Royal Opera House operas and ballets screened across UK by Robin Johnson

Audiences across the entire country are invited to bring a blanket, pack a picnic and head to one of the free Royal Opera House BP Big Screens as part of the Royal Opera House’s dazzling s…

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Kwame Kwei-Armah reveals inaugural Young Vic season by Robin Johnson

A musical reworking of Twelfth Night, two modern classic plays, and two year-long digital projects, will form Kwame Kwei-Armah's first season as Artistic Director of the Young Vic. The post …

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Bush Theatre launches BushGreen Live series by Robin Johnson

The Bush Theatre has today announced BushGreen Live, a series of free post-show Q&A’s, panel discussions and informal chats to give a deeper insight into the ideas explored in its work…

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie screening in cinemas this July by Robin Johnson

You saw it on the small screen thanks to the Olivier Awards. Now you can see it on the big screen at cinemas across the UK. Everybody Loves Jamie will be streaming a live show on Thursday 5 …

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Sophie Cookson joins Orlando Bloom in starry Killer Joe cast by Robin Johnson

Kingsman's Sophie Cookson and other stage stars join Hollywood's Orlando Bloom in the upcoming West End revival of the gut-twisting thriller Killer Joe. The post Sophie Cookson joins Orlando…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Gallery: Looks from the Olivier Awards 2018 red carpet by Robin Johnson

The skies may have been grey, and the red carpet might have been soaked, but the frocks were LIT; here are some of our favourite looks from the 2018 Olivier Awards with Mastercard red carpet…

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Watch: 10 questions with The Comedy About A Bank Robbery by Robin Johnson

Every great Bank Robbery operation needs fresh faces from time to time. There's only so many perfect heists you can pull off before the net begins to close in. Thankfully for The Comedy Abou…

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Comedy About A Bank Robbery unlocks third West End year by Robin Johnson

Mischief Theatre's smash-hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is celebrating its second West End birthday with news of a third year's extension. The post Comedy About A Bank Robbery unlocks t…

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Donmar Warehouse announces death of actor Alex Beckett by Robin Johnson

The Donmar Warehouse has announced with profound sadness that actor Alex Beckett has passed away aged 35. The post Donmar Warehouse announces death of actor Alex Beckett appeared first on Of…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Why you should see James Graham’s Quiz by Robin Johnson

How do you celebrating winning your first Olivier Award with Mastercard for Best New Comedy? Launch your contender for next year's - James Graham's Quiz. The post Why you should see James Gr…

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Watch: Rosalie Craig performs Company’s ‘Being Alive’ by Robin Johnson

It's time to look ahead to a fantastic fresh year of London theatre ahead - and this preview performance from Company's Rosalie Craig is giving us LIFE! The post Watch: Rosalie Craig perform…

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Tricycle Theatre transformed into newly refurbished Kiln Theatre by Robin Johnson

Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham announced that the Tricycle Theatre will relaunch as the Kiln Theatre, with an exciting new season commencing September. The post Tricycle Theatre transfo…

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Hamilton wins big to lead 2018 Olivier Award winners by Robin Johnson

The lauded Lin-Manuel Miranda musical Hamilton led the way at the Olivier Awards 2018 ceremony, collecting 7 awards from its record 13 nominations. The post Hamilton wins big to lead 2018 Ol…

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

LIVE BLOG: Olivier Awards 2018 with Mastercard by Robin Johnson

It's Olivier Awards 2018 with Mastercard day! Check back here for the very best moments from the Royal Albert Hall as they happen. The post LIVE BLOG: Olivier Awards 2018 with Mastercard ap…

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Lyn Gardner on the Oliviers Special Award winner David Lan by Robin Johnson

Writing for the Olivier Awards with Mastercard brochure, renowned theatre critic Lyn Gardner told us all about this year's Special Award winner, David Lan. The post Lyn Gardner on the Olivie…

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Mamma Mia! marks 19th birthday with new extension & casting news by Robin Johnson

The global smash hit musical Mamma Mia! is celebrating the show’s 19th birthday in London today (Friday 6 April) by opening a new booking period until March 2019. The post Mamma Mia! marks…

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Production photos: Chicago’s West End return by Robin Johnson

Full to the brim with Razzle-Dazzle and showstopping visuals, Chicago The Musical is back in the West End with a bang - not to mention an all-star cast, scores of sizzling songs, one heck of…

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David Lan announced as Oliviers’ Special Award winner by Robin Johnson

Former Artistic Director of the Young Vic, director and playwright David Lan will be presented with the Special Award at the Olivier Awards 2018 with Mastercard ceremony on Sunday 8 April at…

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Olivier Awards 2018: Nominated Best Set Designs by Robin Johnson

Theatre can truly transport you to another world, but sometimes a set is so good, you might as well be there. Check out these Olivier Award-nominated Best Set Designs. The post Olivier Award…

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The Old Vic casts A Monster Calls by Robin Johnson

The Old Vic have today announced full casting for Sally Cookson's stage version of A Monster Calls, based on the poignant Patrick Ness novel. The post The Old Vic casts A Monster Calls appea…

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Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre announce new plans to support dignity at work by Robin Johnson

Today, the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) and UK Theatre announce their plans to support dignity at work.  The new set of principles and zero-tolerance guidance is in direct response to t…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Disney’s Aladdin announces second autism-friendly performance by Robin Johnson

Disney's Aladdin will host its second dedicated Autism-Friendly performance at the Prince Edward Theatre this August. The post Disney’s Aladdin announces second autism-friendly perform…

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JIN star Takao Osawa joins The King And I by Robin Johnson

The multi-award winning star of one of Japan's most popular television shows JIN, Takao Osawa, has joined the cast of The King And I at the London Palladium this Summer. The post JIN star Ta…

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Website launched to celebrate life and works of designer Johan Engels by Robin Johnson

A new website has been launched to celebrate the extraordinary talent of the late stage designer Johan Engels. The post Website launched to celebrate life and works of designer Johan Engels …

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

April Picks: Shows To See This Month by Robin Johnson

The clocks have changed and the sun is out... well, kind of! It's the PERFECT time to see some London shows, and we're here to give you some tips on the top openings this month! The post Apr…

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Menier invites you to gruelling interview in The Grönholm Method by Robin Johnson

The Menier Chocolate Factory has today announced the UK première of Jordi Galceran’s The Grönholm Method, a play based on the most exacting job interview of four candidates' lives. The p…

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Young Vic reveals Fun Home casting by Robin Johnson

Casting has been revealed for the London premiere of five-time Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home at the Young Vic. The post Young Vic reveals Fun Home casting appeared first on Official Lo…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Executive Producer Julian Bird on the 2018 Olivier Awards by Robin Johnson

Julian Bird, Chief Executive of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) & UK Theatre, and Executive Producer of the Olivier Awards with Mastercard, recently gave The Covent Gardener magazi…

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Interview: The stars of Tina – The Tina Turner musical by Robin Johnson

We went to meet the stars of the latest world premiere West End musical and, as it turns out, Adrienne Warren and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (AKA Tina & Ike Turner in Tina - The Tina The Tur…

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