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Back To The Future The Musical is coming to London’s West End theatre-land in a spectacular new stage adaptation. Based on the classic 80s film franchise starring Michael J Fox, the musical follows Marty McFly, a rock ‘n’ roll teenager who is accidentally transported back in time, but before he can return to 1985 he must make sure his high school-aged parents fall in love in order to save his own existence. West End actor Olly Dobson (Bat Out Of Hell The Musical, Matilda) has been cast in the lead role of Marty McFly with further casting to be announced. Bob …
The Young Vic and National Theatre co-production of Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson’s The Jungle will transfer to the Playhouse Theatre in June 2018. Directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin, The Jungle debuted to critical acclaim at The Young Vic last year, selling-out the South London theatre’s limited run. Set in France’s Calais camp, at one point Europe’s largest un-official refugee camp, the show tells stories of loss, fear, community and hope. Miriam Buether’s in-the-round design will be re-imagined in the Playhouse Theatre; the Stalls will be reconfigured into the Afghan café in the Calais camp, …
First look at Janie Dee in The Seagull at the Regent’s Park Open Air theatre
First Look at the new cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Gielgud theatre
Production photos of Calixto Bieito’s Carmen at English National Opera
Production photos Once The Musical at the Phoenix Theatre starring Ronan Keating.
Photo First Look: Production shot released of the star of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical.
A portrait of late actor Roger Lloyd Pack joins an extraordinary range of photos as part of this year’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize.
Photo First Look: Ronan Keating rehearsing for his debut in ONCE The Musical at the Phoenix Theatre
Photo First Look: Alex Gaumond in new Dirty Rotten Scoundrels poster alongside Robert Lindsay, Katherine Kingsley, Bonnie Langford and Gary Wilmot.
Photo First Look of Alan Titchmarsh and Cris Penfold in The Wind in the Willows.
Rehearsal photos have been released for Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory starring Catherine Tate and Aaron Tveit.
New trailer for Made in Dagenham The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre
Production photos of Made in Dagenham at the Adelphi Theatre starring Gemma Arterton
Production photos of ENO’s revival of Puccini’s La Boheme at the London Coliseum
Production photos of ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe
Universal Pictures and Disney have released a brand new featurette ahead of the forthcoming movie adaptation of Sondheim’s Into the Woods, featuring James Corden, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine, Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp.
Production photos of The Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon at the Harold Pinter Theatre
More great production photos of Memphis The Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre starring Beverley Knight
Production photos of The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick Theatre
Production photos of Damn Yankees at the Landor Theatre
Photo First Look at Gypsy at Chichester Festival Theatre starring Imelda Staunton.
Production photos of ENO’s The Girl of the Golden West at the London Coliseum
Sir Ronald Harwood’s The Dresser to be remade by the BBC starring Sir Anthony Hopkins and Sir Ian McKellen The Telegraph reports today that the BBC is planning a big new dramatisation of Ronald Harwood’s award-winning 1980 play The Dresser. Directed by Sir Richard Eyre, the production will see the two Sirs reunited after working with each other way back in the Sixties at Laurence Olivier’s National Theatre Company at the Old Vic. McKellen will play the dresser Norman, with Hopkins as the actor-manager “Sir”, believed to have been based on the great West End actor Sir Donald Wolfit. The …
Menier Chocolate Factory artistic director David Babani has announced further casting for the venue’s forthcoming revival of Sondheim’s Assassins.
Award-winning show The Railway Children returns to London this Christmas at a new home at King’s Cross Station.
New photos released of Beverley Knight in Memphis The Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre
An extraordinary new book goes behind-the-scenes of some of London’s great landmarks and hidden buildings, including its historic West End Theatres.
Photos of Billy Elliot Live at the Victoria Palace Theatre on Sunday 28 September 2014
Billy Elliot Live DVD to be released and more cinema broadcasts added following spectacular live broadcast.
Classy and cult US ensemble Pink Martini are hitting the UK this autumn with their “Dream a Little Dream” tour, accompanied by the von Trapps.
Former The Pussycat Dolls and X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger is to star in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s revival of CATS at the London Palladium.
Production photos of BalletBoyz theTALENT in the Linbury Studio Theatre at the Royal Opera House
Photo Update: A new poster has been released for forthcoming musical Made in Dagenham at the Adelphi Theatre starring Gemma Arterton.
First Look Photos of new Into The Woods movie starring Meryl Streep
An interview with Jamie Lloyd about his production of Richard III at the Trafalgar Studios
Photo First Look of rehearsals for Memphis The Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre starring Beverley Knight.
Photocall: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s classic musical Evita returns to London.
Photos: Wicked leading lady Kerry Ellis returns to Wicked in London at the Apollo Victoria Theatre
Production photos of English National Ballet’s Coppelia at the London Coliseum
Interviews with the cast of My Night with Reg at the Donmar Warehouse.
Video trailer released for Shakespeare in Love at the Noel Coward Theatre
Rehearsal photos of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic starring Gillian Anderson.
Diana Rigg sings Cole Porter’s You’re The Top in Agatha Christie movie classic Evil Under The Sun
Production photos of Miss Julie and Black Comedy starring Rosalie Craig at the Chichester Festival Theatre
Production photos of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Gielgud Theatre
Production photos of The Crucible at the Old Vic starring Richard Armitage
Production photos of Great Britain at the National Theatre starring Billie Piper.
Photos from West End Live 2014 in Trafalgar Square, London.
Photos from Saturday’s West End Live 2014 in Trafalgar Square, London
Rehearsal photos of Richard III, as part of the Trafalgar Transformed season at the Trafalgar Studios starring Martin Freeman.
Production photos of Dada Masilo – Swan Lake at Sadler’s Wells Theatre
Production photos of Skylight at Wyndham’s Theatre starring Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy
Tony Awards 2014: Check out these photos of performances given at this year’s awards including Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, awards host Hugh Jackman, Idina Menzel performs from If/Then Musical, Jennifer Hudson, Sting and more.
Production photos of Benvenuto Cellini at the London Coliseum
New musical Made in Dagenham, coming to the Adelphi Theatre, will star Gemma Arterton in the lead role.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical Stephen Ward has posted closing notices at the Aldwych Theatre.
British actor Arthur Darvill to replace Declan Bennett in the role of Guy in hit Broadway musical ONCE at the Phoenix Theatre in London
Whatsonstage Awards – Winners 2014
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.
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 already-announced leads Joanna Riding and Michael Xavier. Peter Polycarpou and Colin Stinton will both reprise their roles as Vernon Hines and Hasler in the show, and Gary Wilmot will join the cast taking over the role of Vernon Hines from 2 June. The full cast …
Shakespeare In Love has announced the casting of its two stars, Tom Bateman as William Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen as Viola de Lesseps.
The Broadway star of Jersey Boys, John Lloyd Young, is to appear in the London production of the show.
Ticketing info following the Apollo Theatre roof collapse
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense is to extend its run at the Duke of York’s Theatre until 20 September 2014.
Richard Eyre’s revival of The Pajama Game has gone on sale in the West End.
Whatsonstage Awards – Nominations Shortlist 2014
Tim Rice’s new musical From Here to Eternity will end its run at the Shaftesbury Theatre in April 2014.
The 2009 Broadway production of Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit is to be revived in London starring Angela Lansbury.
News of the Broadway closing of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, and Julie Taymor’s TED talk
LONDON EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS – WINNERS 2013
Interview with theatre owner Rosemary Squire
David Hare and Penelope Wilton’s shared introduction to the National Theatre.
National Theatre comedy One Man, Two Guvnors celebrates as it becomes the longest-running play ever at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket
News about the wife of new National Theatre AD Rufus Norris, Tanya Ronder.
The National Theatre has announced that director Rufus Norris will become its sixth Artistic Director, winning the most high-profile job in British Theatre.
A biography of RUFUS NORRIS, new Artistic Director of the National Theatre. Rufus Norris trained as an actor at RADA before becoming a theatre director. He came to prominence in 2001 with his production of Afore Night Came at the Young Vic, winning a Most Promising Newcomer Evening Standard Theatre Award. He won his second Evening Standard Award and the Critics Circle Award for his production of Festen in 2004. Other shows include an adaptation of DBC Pierre’s Booker Prize winning novel Vernon God Little at the Young Vic, and a West End revival of Cabaret, which won two Oliviers. …
Interview with theatre director Richard Eyre
Principal photography began in England last week for Disney’s new movie version of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods.
Interview with From Here To Eternity’s Sir Tim Rice
As the nights draw in, enjoy a scary day out in old London town as we feature these great (terrifying) things to do in the Capital. This feature includes a fabulous ticket offer on The Woman in Black – London’s scariest show. Also why not combine a matinee show of The Woman in Black with a Jack the Ripper Walking Tour and a visit to London’s greatest tourist attraction – The London Dungeon. Our great Discount Combo ticket to the Tower of London and the London Dungeon proves a handy way of exploring two spooky attractions and saving £5 per …
British actors dominate Broadway this season as a host of famous UK names – including Daniel Craig, Ian McKellen, Mark Rylance and Orlando Bloom hit the Great White Way.
The cast has been announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical Stephen Ward, including Alexander Hanson, Charlotte Spencer, Charlotte Blackledge, Anthony Calf, Daniel Flynn and Joanna Riding.
Screen star Gemma Arterton is being lined up to play the lead role in a new stage musical version of Made in Dagenham.
Things are hotting up in the West End as charity TheatreMAD prepares for its annual West End Bares event!
Producers of 80’s rock musical Rock of Ages have announced that the show is to close.
A major musicals concert will be held at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Sunday 11 August 2013 featuring West End stars performing alongside talented youth arts groups from around the UK.
Stephen Fry to direct and star in Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy The Importance Of Being Earnest?
Hot young actor Robert Lonsdale has been announced as one of the leads in Tim Rice’s new West End musical From Here To Eternity.
This weekend’s annual theatre event West End Live is set to be the biggest ever as West End shows perform at the free event in Trafalgar Square this weekend (Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June).
A new cast and extended booking period has been announced for The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre.
Casting has been announced for The Woman In Black: Angels Of Death – the sequel to the 2012 movie starring Daniel Radcliffe.
King Kong hits Australia as major new musical roars into town.
Actor Ashley Zhangazha has won first prize in this year’s Ian Charleson Awards, for his performance as Ross in Macbeth at the Crucible, Sheffield.
Annual theatre event West End Live is set to return to Trafalgar Square this year for two days of FREE theatrical entertainment.From Here To Eternity, The Color Purple, Open Air’s The Sound Of Music to premiere at the event.
Sam Bishop on a cinema revolution for theatre
PHOTO FIRST LOOK: Douglas Hodge in character as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Rumours of stage musical adaptation of Behind The Candelabra on Broadway.
BREAKING NEWS: The UK’s biggest theatre owner, Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), has bought Foxwoods Theatre in New York.
VIDEO: Cameron Mackintosh commissions Les Mis mural for the Queen’s Theatre
West End transfer gossip: Trevor Nunn directs a new production of Noel Coward’s Relative Values at the Theatre Royal Bath this summer (from 12 June 2013).
The National Theatre’s acclaimed political play This House by James Graham is to transfer into the West End in 2014.
Viva Forever!, the musical based on the music of the Spice Girls, has posted closing notices at the Piccadilly Theatre in London.