Save £12.50 on tickets AND get a free pre-theatre dinner to Singin’ in the Rain
Join The Cat in the Hat on this magical musical world of Dr Seuss in Seussical The Musical.
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.
Production photos of Merrily We Roll Along at the Menier Chocolate Factory
Reviews round-up of Merrily We Roll Along at the Menier Chocolate Factory
Production photos of Kiss Me, Kate at the Old Vic Theatre
Rehearsal photos of Privates on Parade starring Simon Russell Beale at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Production photos of The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre starring Heather Headley.
48 HOUR SALE: Save up to £16 on tickets to The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London
There are literally hundreds of free books available to download in Amazon’s Kindle book store, including a wealth of classic drama and plays.
Reviews round-up of Kiss Me, Kate at the Old Vic Theatre
Top Hat the Musical has won this year’s Big Night Out award at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, voted by members of the theatregoing public.
Production photos of Boy Meets Boy at the Jermyn Street Theatre
The winners of the Evening Standard Theatre Awards were presented last night at a starry ceremony at the Savoy Hotel in London.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS – WINNERS 2012
The DVD and Blu-Ray live recording of Jesus Christ Superstar is now available to buy.
Audience award categories within theatre awards continue to go from strength to strength.
MARK WYNTER in Dreamboats & Petticoats
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.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Jonathan Harvey’s breakout play Beautiful Thing, a new production will be staged in the West End this Spring starring Suranne Jones.
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 .
A quick guide to spending 48 Hours in London including free attractions, how to get about the city and where to visit
Save up to 39% on tickets to see Slava’s Snowshow at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
Time Out and The Hospital Club in London have announced their annual Top 100 list of movers and shakers in the UK’s creative and media industries.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS – NOMINEES 2012
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.
Zoe Wanamaker stars in Peter Nichols’s acclaimed black comedy Passion Play at the Duke of York’s Theatre in London.
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 sees the hit Dreamworks animated movies brought to life in a spectacular new area tour of the UK.
New British musical Loserville is to close at the Garrick Theatre on 5 January 2013.
A new international trailer has been released for the forthcoming Les Miserables movie.
The Society of London Theatre presents a look at London Theatre’s autumn/winter season.
FLASH SALE! Save up to £20.50 on tickets to see Loserville at the Garrick Theatre in London.
Production photos of Scrooge at the London Palladium starring Tommy Steele.
Save up to 28% on tickets to see A Chorus of Disapproval at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London.
EMPTY SPACE… PETER BROOK AWARDS – WINNERS 2012
National Theatre: November 2012 to April 2013
RUSSELL GRANT TO BE REUNITED WITH VINCENT AND FLAVIA WHEN HE JOINS THEM ON STAGE IN “MIDNIGHT TANGO” AT THE PHOENIX THEATRE OPENING ON TUESDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2013 FOR A STRICTLY LIMITED SEASON
Acclaimed, award-winning British actor Simon Callow stars in his one-man show that brings to life the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol at the Arts Theatre.
The biggest Panto to ever be performed in London will arrive at the O2 this Christmas.
The Hoff is Hook! The one and only David Hasselhoff is visiting Manchester this Christmas to star in the swashbuckling family pantomime, Peter Pan.
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.
Royal Court Theatre: Spring-Summer 2013 Season
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
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
Rupert Everett stars as Oscar Wilde in David Hare’s powerful play The Judas Kiss, at the Duke of York’s Theatre in London.
Production photos of Victor/Victoria at the Southwark Playhouse starring Anna Francolini.
SAM ATTWATER in Dreamboats & Petticoats
Save £10 on tickets to see Damned by Despair at the National Theatre
Zoe Wanamaker is to star in a major new revival of Peter Nichols’s black comedy Passion Play at the Duke of York’s Theatre
Tim Rice and Stuart Brayson’s new musical From Here To Eternity is to have its world premiere at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London on 23 October 2013.
Production photos of musical Dreamboats and Petticoats at the Wyndham’s Theatre in London.
National Theatre’s War Horse Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
48 HOUR SALE: Save up to £22.50 on tickets to Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre in London
Save up to 59% on tickets to see Dreamboats and Petticoats at the Wyndham’s Theatre in London
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.
Kristin Scott Thomas, Lia Williams and Rufus Sewell star in Harold Pinter’s compelling drama Old Times at the Harold Pinter Theatre, directed by Ian Rickson.
Classic 60s rock ‘n’ roll tunes are the inspiration behind this crowd-pleasing new musical from Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran (Birds Of A Feather).
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..
Save up to £16 on tickets to see ICE AGE LIVE! in Nottingham, Cardiff and London.
Production photos of brand new musical Loserville at the Garrick Theatre in London.
Acclaimed actor Douglas Hodge set to play Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Broadway musical ONCE to make West End debut at the Phoenix Theatre this March following its Tony Award success including Best Musical.
Rupert Everett will bring his star turn as Oscar Wilde into the West End this winter in David Hare’s The Judas Kiss at the Duke of York’s Theatre.
Hollywood actress Kim Cattrall will make her Old Vic debut next year in a new production of Tennessee Williams’s play Sweet Bird of Youth.
Anthony Andrews stars in tense new drama BULLY BOY – the first production at the brand new St. James Theatre in London.
Production photos of Rufus Norris’s revival of CABARET at the Savoy Theatre.
A round-up of reviews of Cabaret at the Savoy Theatre starring Will Young and Michelle Ryan.
A London map highlighting the location of the Charing Cross Theatre, The Arches, Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NL
A London map highlighting the location of the Harold Pinter Theatre, Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN
Lloyd Owen will play the role originated by Kevin Costner in The Bodyguard, the new musical featuring the songs of Whitney Houston.
Photos from the first rehearsals for new stage musical The Bodyguard, featuring the songs of Whitney Houston
The big new musical Viva Forever! featuring the music of the Spice Girls hits the Piccadilly Theatre in London starring Sally Ann Triplett
Acclaimed actress Heather Headley to sing the songs of Whitney Houston in major new musical The Bodyguard based on the hit film
Coronation Street star Bill Ward is to return to the West End stage as a TV talent show judge in Spice Girls musical Viva Forever!
Legendary stage performer Tommy Steele is back at the Palladium this Christmas playing Scrooge in the fabulous musical based on Dickens’ classic tale
Charming actor Laurence Fox stars as one of six young soldiers in acclaimed drama Our Boys at the Duchess Theatre in London this Autumn
A new stage musical based on the hit film Made In Dagenham is currently being worked on, set for a London debut in 2013.
Save £25 on tickets to see Idina Menzel at the Apollo Theatre in London.
Production photos of Some Like It Hip Hop at the Peacock Theatre.
A round-up of reviews of Jesus Christ Superstar – UK Arena Tour
Save up to £25.50 on tickets to see Singin’ In The Rain at the Palace Theatre in London.
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.
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.
A first-look at behind-the-scenes of the new Les Miserables Movie.
Production photos of Les Miserables – The Movie.
Production photos of Taboo at the Brixton Club House.
Save up to 23% on tickets to see Chariots of Fire at the Gielgud Theatre in London.
TONY AWARDS – Best Actress in a Play Winners, 1947 to present
TONY AWARDS – Best Actor in a Play Winners, 1947 to present
TONY AWARDS – Best Actress in a Musical Winners, 1948 to present
TONY AWARDS – Best Actor in a Musical Winners, 1947 to present
Production photos of Antony and Cleopatra at Chichester Festival Theatre starring Kim Cattrall.
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.
A round-up of reviews of The Judas Kiss at Hampstead Theatre starring Rupert Everett and Freddie Fox.
A round-up of reviews of Hedda Gabler starring Sheridan Smith at the Old Vic Theatre in London
First Look! Melanie C as Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar
Rehearsal photos of Alan Ayckbourn’s A Chorus of Disapproval at the Harold Pinter Theatre
Save up to 50% on tickets to see Noel Coward’s Volcano at the Vaudeville Theatre in London
Save up to 45% on tickets to see Shrek The Musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London
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 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.
Sam Mendes casts Douglas Hodge in new West End production of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.
A new revival of classic Broadway musical A Chorus Line is to be given a multi-million pound production at the London Palladium.
Save 35% on tickets to see Jane Asher and Mathew Horne in Charley’s Aunt at the Menier Chocolate Factory.
Save 35% on tickets to see Sheridan Smith in Hedda Gabler at the Old Vic.
The West End’s biggest theatre owner, Ambassador Theatre Group, has seen a strong rise in sales in the last year.
The producers of Shrek The Musical have announced that the show is to close at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London on 24 February 2013. The show opened at Drury Lane on 14 June 2011.
That rare and beautiful of things, a new British musical, is coming to town this October as LOSERVILLE opens at the Garrick Theatre in the West End from 1 October 2012.
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.
A major new musical production of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will open in the West End in June 2013.
Simon Callow returns to the West End in Peter Ackroyd’s acclaimed play The Mystery of Charles Dickens, celebrating 49 of Dickens’ best loved characters.
48 HOUR SALE: Save up to £17 on tickets to Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre in London
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Production photos of Noel Coward’s Volcano at the Vaudeville Theatre 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.
Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar lyricist Tim Rice has written a new musical version of From Here To Eternity.
Mathew Horne, Jane Asher, Charles Kay, Norman Pace and Steven Pacey star in the Menier Chcoolate Factory’s new production of classic farce Charley’s Aunt.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s sad news that theatrical institution Dress Circle is set to close this month, on 15 August 2012, after 33 years in business.
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Tell Me It’s Not True! After 24 years of emotional finales Willy Russell’s modern classic Blood Brothers is to bow out of the West End this year.
Production Photos of 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.
48 HOUR SALE: Save up to £22.50 on tickets to Top Hat at the Aldwych Theatre in London
Ben Forster has been crowned the winner of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s search to cast Jesus in his new Arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar.