Month: May 2014

London Theatre ticket offers this Summer

A London Theatre guide to the best ticket offers for West End Theatre this summer including The Lion King, Matilda, Wicked, The Book of Mormon and more

Top Musicals in London this Summer

A London guide to musicals and shows playing in the West End this summer including The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Miss Saigon & Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Top Plays in London this Summer

A London guide to dramas and thriller playing in the West End this summer including Shakespeare in Love, Skylight, The Woman in Black, The Mousetrap & more

West End Hot Watch: Paulo Teixeira

Paulo Teixeira is a West End singer, dancer and actor who recently joined the new cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

The London Pass

The London Pass is a a great way to see the best of London attractions AND save money!

Cameron Mackintosh fortune tops £1 billion

Theatre impressario Cameron Mackintosh has seen his personal fortune top £1 billion for the first time. The West End producer has seen his fortune rise by a staggering £175m in the past year, and is now worth £1 billion. His 2013 fortune in the Sunday Times’ annual Rich List was £825 million. The rise is mainly due to profits from his 2012 blockbuster movie version of Les Miserables starring Hugh Jackman and the continued success of his stable of musical theatre hits. The impressario has just opened a high-profile new production of Les Mis on Broadway, and his revival of hit …

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John Tiffany to direct Harry Potter The Play?

According to Baz Bamigboye in the Daily Mail today, Friday 9 May 2014, director John Tiffany is being lined up to direct a new stage play based on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter character.

Movie News: BBC Films announce The Lady in the Van starring Maggie Smith, London Road

BBC Films has announced its new slate for the Cannes Film Festival and it includes a new film adaptation of hit play The Lady In The Van. Maggie Smith will return to the role she immortalised on stage in 1999 as Miss Shepherd, alongside Alex Jennings – who is currently starring as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane – playing Alan Bennett. The movie will reunite the team behind The History Boys – Bennett and director Nicholas Hytner, who also directed the stage play of The Lady in the Van. Kevin Loader, Damian Jones …

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Dance Til Dawn at the Aldwych Theatre

Strictly Come Dancing’s Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace return to the West End in their sensational new show Dance ‘Til Dawn to the Aldwych Theatre.

Limbo at the The London Wonderground

Following an international tour, LIMBO is back in London as part of London Wonderground, combining music, magic, dance and circus in one spellbinding show.

Jenna Russell Watch!

If you were going to bet hard cash on who will see out 2014 on top of the West End, Jenna Russell would probably be a safe bet! The award-winning actress, who can seemingly turn her hand to most things, is having a riotous 12 months in Theatreland. Here we take a look at her past productions, recent successes, and what’s up next. QUICK BIO Having trained at Sylvia Young, Jenna kicked off her stage career by playing Fantine in Les Miserables at the Palace Theatre and doing a long stint for the RSC – including As You Like It, …

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South Bank Show to return

The South Bank Show is to return to television with a new series on Sky Arts.

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War Horse

The National Theatre’s epic, Olivier Award-winning drama returns to London

Stomp at the Ambassadors Theatre

Celebrating its 15th sensational year in London, Stomp is now fresher, faster and funnier than ever before.

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