Year: 2012

Seussical at the Arts Theatre

Join The Cat in the Hat on this magical musical world of Dr Seuss in Seussical The Musical.

The Boy With Tape On His Face at the Duchess Theatre

The only chance in London to see the Edinburgh Fringe Festival sell out sensation The Boy With Tape on His Face, as he brings his multi award winning “hysterically funny” (Time Out) smash-hit show to the West End this Christmas for 22 performances only.

Free Plays and Drama eBooks on Amazon Kindle

There are literally hundreds of free books available to download in Amazon’s Kindle book store, including a wealth of classic drama and plays.

1960’s Music Legend Mark Wynter To Join The Cast Of The West End’s Favourite Rock N Roll Musical Dreamboats And Petticoats At Wyndham’s Theatre Only Until 19 January 2012

One of the biggest pop stars of the early 60’s will sing his hits on the London stage for the first time in 50 years!

Mark Wynter, whose many hits started in 1960 with his top ten version of “Image of a Girl”, will join the cast of “Dreamboats and Petticoats” at the Wyndham’s theatre from Tuesday 20 November.

Julie Walters, Miranda Hart to star in Mousetrap fundraiser

A special one-off gala performance of The Mousetrap will be played at the St Martin’s Theatre this Sunday 18 November 2012 starring Julie Walters Miranda Hart, Hugh Bonneville , Tamsin Greig and Patrick Stewart .

48 hours in London

A quick guide to spending 48 Hours in London including free attractions, how to get about the city and where to visit

Top London Attractions

One of the world’s great tourist destinations, London attractions range from royal palaces such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace, to fun-filled visitor exhibitions and places of interest such as London Aquarium, London Dungeon, London Zoo and Madame Tussaud’s.

London Museums and Galleries

Book tickets to a world-class range of events at some of London’s top museums and galleries.

ZOE WANAMAKER

ZOE WANAMAKER in The Birthday Party

London Food and Drink

Enjoy classic dining onboard the Bateaux Thames River cruises for lunch or dinner, a Fortnum and Mason or Grosvenor House Hotel Afternoon Tea, a regal British feast at a Medieval Banquet or the exquisite English experience of Porter’s Restaurant in Covent Garden.

Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour

Strictly Come Dancing Live is back for a 6th amazing year as this HUGE production hits the road in January and February 2013 to bring the Strictly magic to UK fans.

Daddy Long Legs at the St. James Theatre

Daddy Long Legs is a new romantic musical from the Tony Award-winning co-director of Les Misérables, John Caird, and starring Broadway’s Megan McGinnis and Robert Adelman Hancock at the St. James Theatre in London.

Madagascar Live! UK Tour

MADAGASCAR LIVE sees the hit Dreamworks animated movies brought to life in a spectacular new area tour of the UK.

London Sightseeing Tours

Explore the city of London with a range of great Sightseeing tours including a circular River Cruise along the Thames from the London Eye, a Hop On Hop Off-Red River Rover, the spooky Jack The Ripper Tour and The Original Tour – the most popular bus sightseeing tour operator in London.

Sooty In Space at the Duchess Theatre

Blastoff into outer space as Sooty returns to the West End direct from his hit ITV show. Join Sooty, Sweep, Soo and Richard in a spectacular festive adventure for the whole family.

Gavin Lee To Join Cast Of West End Hit Musical Top Hat

From 5 February 2013 Gavin Lee will join the cast of the hit West End production of Top Hat to play Jerry Travers, the role played in the original RKO motion picture by Fred Astaire. Top Hat is currently booking at the Aldwych Theatre until 28 September 2013

Haydn Gwynne, Robert Hardy And Paul Ritter Join Helen Mirren In The Audience

Joining Helen Mirren as The Queen in the world premiere of Peter Morgan’s The Audience will be Haydn Gwynne who will play Margaret Thatcher, Robert Hardy as Winston Churchill and Paul Ritter as John Major. Stephen Daldry’s production will preview at the Gielgud Theatre from 15 February 2013

The London Eye

The London Eye is the capital’s number one visitor experience, offering a truly breath-taking, 360-degree view of London.

The View from The Shard

Experience truly spectacular 360° views of London from The Shard

Merrily We Roll Along at Harold Pinter Theatre

Following a sell-out season at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Maria Friedman brings her acclaimed production of Merrily We Roll Along to the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Midnight Tango at the Phoenix Theatre

Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace – the couple who dazzled TV audiences in Strictly Come Dancing – are back in London with their spectacular dance show MIDNIGHT TANGO..

Bully Boy at St. James Theatre

Anthony Andrews stars in tense new drama BULLY BOY – the first production at the brand new St. James Theatre in London.

Flash Mob at the Peacock Theatre

Dance worlds collide in FLASH MOB at the Peacock Theatre as stars of TV dance reality shows take to the stage in a dynamic new show – including So You Think You Can Dance winner Charlie Bruce, Got To Dance’s Alleviate and Brosena and Erelle Niane from StreetDance 2 3D.

Constellations at the Duke of York’s Theatre

Rafe Spall (Prometheus) and Sally Hawkins (Made in Dagenham) star in the West End transfer of the Royal Court Theatre’s hit play Constellations by Nick Payne, for a strictly limited season at the Duke of York’s Theatre.

Spamalot at the Playhouse Theatre

Monty Python’s Tony Award-winning musical Spamalot, by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, is back in the West End for a strictly limited season starring Joe Pasquale, Bonnie Langford and Daniel Boys.

Taboo by Boy George at the Brixton Club House

Taboo, the Olivier Award winning Boy George musical, gets a London revival directed by co-creator Christopher Renshaw. Set in London’s decadent 1980s club world, where figures such as Leigh Bowery and Boy George dominated, don’t miss this edgy, touching and visually stunning show.

A Chorus Line at the London Palladium

A major new revival of Tony award-winning Broadway musical A Chorus Line comes to the London Palladium, featuring the late Marvin Hamlisch’s sublime score in a brand new production by Bob Avian.

Loserville at the Garrick Theatre

New British musical Loserville hits the West End, penned by Elliot Davis and Busted’s James Bourne, as the geeks inherit the earth in this funky musical set in 1970s America. Stars Aaron Sidwell, “Lil” Chris Hardman and Stewart Clarke.

Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark in London

Mega Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark is set to open in London, although date and venue are yet to be confirmed.

Our Boys at the Duchess Theatre

A searingly honest and explosively funny account of army life by Jonathan Lewis, based on his own experiences as a soldier. A talented cast includes Laurence Fox, Cian Barry, Jolyon Coy, Arthur Darvill, Matthew Lewis and Lewis Reeves.

Volcano by Noel Coward at the Vaudeville Theatre

The first major production of Noel Coward’s play Volcano, a fascinating insight into the glamorous and sometimes scandalous world of wealthy expats. Stars Jenny Seagrove, Dawn Steele, and Jason Durr.

RSC’s Much Ado About Nothing at the Noel Coward Theatre

Part of the World Shakespeare Festival, the RSC brings its new production of Much Ado About Nothing into the West End. Iqbal Khan makes his RSC directorial debut with a vibrant and colourful Indian setting, starring Meera Syal.

RSC’s Julius Caesar at the Noel Coward Theatre

The RSC transfer their acclaimed new production of Julius Caesar from Stratford to the Nöel Coward Theatre in London as part of the World Shakespeare Festival. Gregory Doran directs a cast that includes Ray Fearon, Paterson Joseph, Jeffery Kissoon and Cyril Nri.

Dress Circle: Calling all theatre owners

It’s sad news that theatrical institution Dress Circle is set to close this month, on 15 August 2012, after 33 years in business.

Soho Cinders at the Soho Theatre

Jenna Russell and Michael Xavier star in the West End premiere of Stiles and Drewe’s fabulous new musical Soho Cinders. Following the critical success of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe’s Betty Blue Eyes last year, this edgy, fun and deliciously naughty new musical directed by Jonathan Butterell celebrates London’s colourful district with a tale of politics, sex-scandals and true love.

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