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Monday, October 22, 2018

Jack Thorne & John Tiffany reunited in new Royal Court season by Robin Johnson

The Royal Court Theatre have announced their new February - August 2019 season, which includes work by Jack Thorne, John Tiffany and Vicky Featherstone. The post Jack Thorne & John Tiff…

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Playlists Challenge: Misty’s Arinzé Kene by Robin Johnson

In his solo masterpiece Misty, Arinzé writes, acts, sings, recants poetry, and raps - so we set out to learn more about his musical inspirations. The post Playlists Challenge: Misty’s…

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Acting For Others announces 15th annual bucket collection by Robin Johnson

Theatrical charity Acting For Others has revealed the initial participants for its 15th annual bucket collection, which begins today and runs for two weeks. The post Acting For Others announ…

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Menier announces full Fiddler On The Roof casting by Robin Johnson

The Menier Chocolate Factory's merry revival of Fiddler On The Roof has announced full casting, with Andy Nyman starring as Teyve. The post Menier announces full Fiddler On The Roof casting …

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Theatre Spot Test: Complete the Company lyrics by Robin Johnson

Company is the toast of the West End, as the radical revival opened to rave reviews and news of a huge extension. But how well do you know its lyrics? The post Theatre Spot Test: Complete th…

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TheatreCraft 2018 workshops open for booking by Robin Johnson

The full programme of talks and workshops for TheatreCraft 2018, London's largest FREE careers event for non-performance roles in theatre, is now live! The post TheatreCraft 2018 workshops o…

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Psychological thriller Switzerland gets West End transfer by Robin Johnson

Theatre Royal Bath's psychological thriller Switzerland, starring Phyllis Logan as author Patricia Highsmith, will play at London's Ambassadors Theatre. The post Psychological thriller Switz…

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“Shut up!” The Catherine Tate Show Live is West End-bound by Robin Johnson

Are we bovvered? Yeah, we're bovvered! Catherine Tate will make a long overdue return to the West End stage in early 2019 with The Catherine Tate Show Live. The post “Shut up!” T…

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Company cast tackle “Not Getting Married Today” on opening night! by Robin Johnson

It's one of Stephen Sondheim's most challenging tunes. Could the Company cast pull of "(Not) Getting Married Today" at the show's opening night party? The post Company cast tackle “Not…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Company revival in huge West End extension by Robin Johnson

Marianne Elliott's brilliant reimagining of Sondheim's classic musical has announced it has extended booking at the Gielgud Theatre through to March 2019 The post Company revival in huge Wes…

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A Guide For The Homesick’s two-headed interview by Robin Johnson

We put the two-hander cast of Douglas Booth & Clifford Samuel to the test: a two-headed interview, with both only allowed to say one word at a time. The post A Guide For The Homesick&#…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Theatre Makers of the future assemble!: Daniel Walker, Head of Armoury by Robin Johnson

TheatreCraft 2018 is just over a month away - so book in Monday 19 November, the UK’s largest free careers event for young people in offstage theatre jobs! The post Theatre Makers of the …

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

School Of Rock kids’ auditions are coming to London by Robin Johnson

"Rock got reason, rock got no rhyme" - open auditions to join the kids band of School Of Rock - The Musical are coming to London! The post School Of Rock kids’ auditions are coming to …

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Tom Hiddleston talks Pinter At The Pinter by Robin Johnson

The Pinter At The Pinter season is already proving a remarkable event in the West End; Tom Hiddleston spoke to us at its recent charity gala night. The post Tom Hiddleston talks Pinter At Th…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber unveils London Palladium Wall of Fame by Robin Johnson

Andrew Lloyd Webber, together with honoured artists including Des O’Connor and Cliff Richard, today unveiled the Wall of Fame at the London Palladium. The post Andrew Lloyd Webber unveils…

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David Suchet & Brendan Coyle to lead The Price transfer by Robin Johnson

David Suchet and Brendan Coyle will reprise their starring roles as Arthur Miller's The Price transfers to the West End in February. The post David Suchet & Brendan Coyle to lead The P…

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Chicago announces ongoing West End casting by Robin Johnson

Alexandra Burke and Duncan James have extended their runs in Chicago due to popular demand, while Josefina Gabrielle will rejoin the cast later this month. The post Chicago announces ongoing…

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National Theatre’s The Lehman Trilogy transfers to West End by Robin Johnson

The National Theatre's powerhouse play The Lehman Trilogy, directed by Sam Mendes, will transfer to the West End's Piccadilly Theatre next year. The post National Theatre’s The Lehman …

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Theatre Spot Test: Can you name these London theatres? by Robin Johnson

Everybody loves a grand London theatre. But the one thing most people can't really remember is a theatre's name - can you, in our latest quiz? The post Theatre Spot Test: Can you name these…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Eugenius! cancels planned West End transfer by Robin Johnson

Following the withdrawal of a key investor, new superhero musical Eugenius! has been forced to cancel its planned West End transfer, the show has announced. The post Eugenius! cancels planne…

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Headlong to reopen Alexandra Palace Theatre with Richard III by Robin Johnson

John Haidar will direct Tom Mothersdale in an imaginative new staging of Richard III in Spring 2019. The post Headlong to reopen Alexandra Palace Theatre with Richard III appeared first on O…

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The Height Of The Storm cast on opening night by Robin Johnson

The title of Florian Zeller's new play The Height Of The Storm might also apply to its reception on opening night - the drama positively blew us all away. The post The Height Of The Storm ca…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Lee Evans, Tamsin Greig & more stars rehearse Pinter Three by Robin Johnson

It's the turn of Pinter Three, a collection of one-act plays and sketches performed by Keith Allen, Lee Evans, Tamsin Greig, Tom Edden and Meera Syal. The post Lee Evans, Tamsin Greig …

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First look at Company by Robin Johnson

Phone rings, door chimes, and in comes... Company production photos! Marianne Elliott's radical revival of Sondheim's masterpiece has been wowing audiences. The post First look at Company ap…

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Miles Jupp and Peter Duncan in new Park Theatre season by Robin Johnson

The Park Theatre has announced its new January - June 2019 season, which will feature performances from comedian Miles Jupp and Peter Duncan. The post Miles Jupp and Peter Duncan in new Par…

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Witness For The Prosecution swears in new cast & extension by Robin Johnson

Following a killer first year at London County Hall, the hit revival of Agatha Christie's Witness For The Prosecution has revealed a new cast and extension. The post Witness For The Prosecut…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

West End to welcome The Twilight Zone by Robin Johnson

"There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man"... and it's coming to the West End. The Twilight Zone will transfer in March 2019. The post West End to welcome The Twilight Zo…

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Q&A: David Thaxton on LMTO’s Camelot In Concert by Robin Johnson

Lerner & Loewe’s musical Camelot, based on Arthurian legend, returns to the West End for the first time in over 30 years; we spoke to star David Thaxton. The post Q&A: David Tha…

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Theatre Makers of the future assemble!: Sunita Hinduja, Company Manager by Robin Johnson

TheatreCraft 2018 is rapidly approaching, bringing with it the UK’s largest free careers event for young people interested in offstage theatre jobs! The post Theatre Makers of the future …

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Richard Eyre to be honoured & Tyrone Huntley to host at UK Theatre Awards by Robin Johnson

Director Richard Eyre is to be this year’s recipient of the Gielgud Award for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts. The Awards will be hosted by Tyrone Huntley. The post Richard Eyre to be hono…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Earnest cast tackle Prism’s Patisserie Problems by Robin Johnson

We challenged the cast of The Importance Of Being Earnest, which is playing at the Vaudeville Theatre, to solve some of 'Prism's Patisserie Problems'. The post Earnest cast tackle Prism̵…

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