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13 April 2014

Chimerica, Book of Mormon scoop Olivier Awards

The Almeida Theatre’s Chimerica and Broadway show The Book of Mormon dominate this year’s Olivier Awards wins.

13 April 2014

Olivier Awards 2014  – Winners

Olivier Awards 2014 – Winners

11 April 2014

Richard Armitage to star in the Old Vic’s The Crucible

Hollywood heartthrob Richard Armitage is to star in the Old Vic Theatre’s new production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.

11 April 2014

National Theatre’s Shed to stay until 2017

Lambeth Council has approved the National Theatre’s planning application to extend the opening of its Shed venue.

11 April 2014

David Suchet to play Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest

David Suchet is rumoured to be starring in West End producer Kim Poster’s new production of The Importance of Being Earnest.

10 April 2014

THE DROWNED MAN: Extends until 29 June; Andrew Garfield made surprise appearance

Punchdrunk’s immersive theatre production The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable has been extended again in London, 29 to June 2014.

10 April 2014

The Bad Boys of Dance to make their West End debut at the Peacock Theatre

The Bad Boys of Dance are to make their West End debut at the Peacock Theatre this June in Rock the Ballet.

8 April 2014

Stephanie Cole stars in London transfer of This May Hurt a Bit

The Out of Joint and Octagon Theatre Bolton production of Stella Feehily’s NHS play This May Hurt a Bit is to transfer into the West End.

8 April 2014

NATIONAL THEATRE: Platform talks confirmed for 2014

The National Theatre has confirmed its forthcoming series of Platforms talks for 2014.

The eclectic programme of talks, discussions and interviews includes writers Alan Ayckbourn, Alan Bennett and Enda Walsh ; directors Sam Mendes, Carrie Cracknell and Neil Bartlett ; and actors Kenneth Cranham and Michael Palin .

4 April 2014

Martin Freeman to play Richard III

British star Martin Freeman to play Shakespeare’s Richard III.

4 April 2014


The National Theatre has announced a new cast for its production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

29 March 2014

Bernadette Peters and ABBA to appear at Olivier Awards 2014

Olivier Awards – Bernadette Peters, ABBA’s Benny and Björn to perform; Michael Ball, Samantha Barks, Luke Treadaway to present awards

28 March 2014

Alexandra Burke to star in The Bodyguard

The X Factor winner Alexandra Burke is to replace Beverley Knight in The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre.

27 March 2014

I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical – Round-up of Reviews

A round-up of reviews for I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical at the London Palladium

26 March 2014

HAMLET STARRING BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH: Ticket info to be announced May 2014

Barbican confirms Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet

26 March 2014

From Here To Eternity to get Broadway transfer?

The new Tim Rice musical From Here to Eternity is rumoured to be getting a Broadway production.

24 March 2014

Maureen Lipman back with Glorious?

Actress and comedian Maureen Lipman returning to the West End with Glorious about Florence Foster Jenkins?

24 March 2014


I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical at the London Palladium opens this week at the London Palladium

21 March 2014

Gemma Arterton, Stephen Mangan  to host Olivier Awards

Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan to host this year’s Olivier Awards

20 March 2014

Lloyd Webber plans Love Neve Dies for Broadway?

Andrew Lloyd Webber may be planning a Broadway production of Love Never Dies.

20 March 2014

National Theatre new season announced 2014 – 2015

Nicholas Hytner has announced his last season as Artistic Director at the National Theatre.

20 March 2014

THRILLER LIVE: Now booking until April 2015 at the Lyric Theatre

Hugely successful Michael Jackson musical Thriller Live has announced that it is extending its run at the Lyric Theatre in London.

20 March 2014

THE COMMITMENTS: Extends run at the Palace Theatre

The Commitments is to extend its booking period at the Palace Theatre

18 March 2014

Old Vic announce new season

The Old Vic theatre has announced its new Summer and Autumn 2014 season

18 March 2014

THE FULL MONTY: The Full Monty to close early

The Sheffield Theatres production of The Full Monty is to close early at the Noel Coward Theatre in the West End.

13 March 2014

TWELVE ANGRY MEN: Tom Conti to replace Martin Shaw in courtroom thriller

Award-winning British actor Tom Conti is to join the cast of Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre.

13 March 2014

GHOST STORIES: Extends run at Arts Theatre to 17 August

Scary play Ghost Stories is extending its run at the Arts Theatre.

12 March 2014

Pretty Woman The Musical set for the stage

According to the New York Post, a new musical based on the hit Julia Roberts movie Pretty Woman is heading to the stage.

11 March 2014

GODSPELL IN CONCERT: Marti Webb joins David Essex for charity gala

West End veteran Marti Webb is to join the cast of a special concert version of Godspell.

11 March 2014

We Will Rock You to close at Dominion Theatre

The Queen musical We Will Rock You is to end its run at the Dominion Theatre in London.

10 March 2014


The new cast has been announced for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

10 March 2014

WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES: Tickets go on sale for London production

Tickets have gone on sale for the RSC’s acclaimed productions of Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies at the Aldwych Theatre.

10 March 2014

Olivier Awards nominations announced: Charlie and Merrily lead the field

The nominations have been announced for the 2014 Olivier Awards.

8 March 2014

First Look: Posh – The Movie

Laura Wade’s hit West End play Posh gets the big-screen treatment in new Lone Scherfig movie starring Max Irons, Sam Claflin and Douglas Booth.

6 March 2014

Emma Thompson in Sweeney Todd to be filmed

Emma Thompson’s star turn in Sweeney Todd will be televised and released on DVD

6 March 2014

Chichester announce new season: Imelda Staunton to play Gypsy, Rupert Everett in Amadeus

Chichester Festival Theatre has announced its new season for 2014, with some big-hitting shows and stars set to appear and a number of shows with West End transfer potential.

Stars lined up for the new season include Rupert Everett, Imelda Staunton, Sophie Thompson, Peter Polycarpou, David Haig, Penelope Wilton, Rosalie Craig, Zoë Wanamaker, Patricia Routledge and Dervla Kirwan.

5 March 2014

Wicked The Movie gears up for production, Harry Styles tipped for Fiyero

One Direction’s Harry Styles has been tipped to play Fiyero in the new big-budget movie version of musical WICKED.

3 March 2014

BILLY ELLIOT: Ruthie Henshall to join the cast

Olivier Award winning actress Ruthie Henshall to join the cast of Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre

3 March 2014

Gemma Arterton to star in Made in Dagenham at the Adelphi Theatre

New musical Made in Dagenham, coming to the Adelphi Theatre, will star Gemma Arterton in the lead role.

24 February 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Stephen Ward to close at Aldwych Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical Stephen Ward has posted closing notices at the Aldwych Theatre.

24 February 2014

ONCE: Arthur Darvill to join the cast of Once

British actor Arthur Darvill to replace Declan Bennett in the role of Guy in hit Broadway musical ONCE at the Phoenix Theatre in London

24 February 2014

Whatsonstage Awards – Winners 2014

Whatsonstage Awards – Winners 2014

21 February 2014

Beverley Knight to leave The Bodyguard, open in Memphis The Musical

Beverley Knight, star of West End musical The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre, is to leave the show, to star in new musical Memphis at the Shaftesbury Theatre.

14 February 2014

THE PAJAMA GAME: Peter Polycarpou and Gary Wilmot join the cast

Peter Polycarpou and Gary Wilmot join the cast of The Pajama Game at the Shaftesbury Theatre Further casting has been announced for Richard Eyre’s Chichester revival of The Pajama Game, which is playing the Shaftesbury Theatre from 2 May 2014. Peter Polycarpou, Gary Wilmot and Colin Stinton will join the cast of the show, alongside […]

14 February 2014

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE: Tom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen to star

Shakespeare In Love has announced the casting of its two stars, Tom Bateman as William Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen as Viola de Lesseps.

14 February 2014

Skylight at the Wyndham’s Theatre starring Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan star in Stephen Daldry’s new production of David Hare’s play Skylight at the Wyndham’s Theatre.

14 February 2014

JERSEY BOYS: John Lloyd Young to star in London Jersey Boys

The Broadway star of Jersey Boys, John Lloyd Young, is to appear in the London production of the show.

14 February 2014

Imelda Staunton to star in Gypsy

Chichester Festival Theatre has confirmed that Imelda Staunton will star as Rose in their new production of Gypsy.

13 February 2014

ANOTHER COUNTRY: Chichester production transfers to Trafalgar Studios

Jeremy Herrin’s production of Another Country is transferring to the Trafalgar Studios in London following it’s sell-out run at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Julian Mitchell’s award-winning play about a group of public schoolboys in 1930′s England will run at the Trafalgar Studios from 26 March to 30 April 2014. An accomplished cast includes rising new […]

12 February 2014

American Psycho transferring to West End starring Matt Smith

The Almeida’s production of American Psycho starring Matt Smith is to transfer into the West End

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