Move over Coleen, Drag-atha Christie is here. Death Drop to premiere at the Garrick Theatre.
Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Let It Be! at the Garrick Theatre
International hit show Let It Be release behind-the-scenes video of London launch event.
Kenneth Branagh’s programme at the Garrick Theatre complete with Romeo & Juliet and The Entertainer.
Award winning actor and director Kenneth Branagh to stage a season of plays at the Garrick theatre
Let It Be comes back to the Garrick Theatre for strictly limited season.
The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick Theatre – a round-up of reviews
Production photos of The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick Theatre
Brandon Victor Dixon to play Haywood Patterson in The Scottsboro Boys
The smash-hit Beatles show LET IT BE will return to London’s Garrick Theatre this summer.
The Young Vic’s sell-out production of Broadway hit The Scottsboro Boys is to transfer into the West End.
The Young Vic’s sold-out production of The Scottsboro Boys hits the West End’s Garrick Theatre starring Brandon Victor Dixon.
On this day in… 1889, the Garrick Theatre opened in London
TOM CONTI in Twelve Angry Men
Award-winning British actor Tom Conti is to join the cast of Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre.
Bill Kenwright’s production of Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre is to extend its run until 14 June 2014.
Production photos of Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre.
NICK MORAN in Twelve Angry Men
ROBERT VAUGHN in Twelve Angry Men
MARTIN SHAW in Twelve Angry Men
Producers of 80’s rock musical Rock of Ages have announced that the show is to close.
Reginald Rose’s classic courtroom drama Twelve Angry Men is now playing in London starring Tom Conti, Jeff Fahey and Robert Vaughn.
Save up to 20% on tickets to see Potted Potter at the Garrick Theatre
Returning to London for a strictly limited Easter holiday season as part of their sell-out world tour, Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner bring POTTED POTTER – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff back to town!
What’s playing and coming up at the Garrick Theatre
New British musical Loserville is to close at the Garrick Theatre on 5 January 2013.
FLASH SALE! Save up to £20.50 on tickets to see Loserville at the Garrick Theatre in London.
Production photos of brand new musical Loserville at the Garrick Theatre in London.
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.
Don’t miss this hilarious history of Britain with the nasty bits left in! Based on the children’s books and popular BAFTA-winning TV show of the same name, Horrible Histories brings history to life for all ages.
Chicago The Musical – Save £36
Izzy Wizzy let’s get busy with the magical new show featuring Sooty and his friends. This charming winter treat is packed full of giggles as Sooty returns in his first show for 13 years, joined by buddies Sweep and Soo and special appearances by Father Christmas and Harry the Robot.
Chicago The Musical returns to the West End with a bang this Autumn as star of international hit TV show Ugly Betty, America Ferrera, makes her West End theatre debut as Roxie Hart.
Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner America Ferrera, known across the world as Ugly Betty from the hit TV series of the same name, swaps her trademark braces for fishnets from 7 November for eight weeks only, when she makes her British stage debut as the alluring publicity-seeker Roxie Hart in the smash hit musical CHICAGO.
Last week, CHICAGO took the crown of the world’s longest running American musical from “A Chorus Line”, which had held the record for the past 21 years. Now, the show’s producers, Barry and Fran Weissler, are delighted to announce that CHICAGO has a new home in London. On Monday 7 November, the award-winning musical will open at the Garrick Theatre. Barry Weissler said of the show’s ongoing success and new London home, “Last week, and in spite of nature’s attempts to spoil the party, we were delighted to see CHICAGO become the longest running American musical of all time, finally beating A Chorus Line’s record set way back in 1990. And this week it brings me huge pleasure and personal pride to be able to announce that London’s longest running revival will, thanks to Nica Burns and Nimax Theatres, return to the West End at the Garrick Theatre.” The box office for the Garrick Theatre is now open.
CBBC’s Dan and Jeff are returning to the West End this Christmas for a second festive season of Potted Panto, following their Best Entertainment Olivier Award nomination for the show.
CBBC’s Dan and Jeff return for a second festive season of Potted Panto, following a Best Entertainment nomination in the Olivier Awards and a West End run of their original show Potted Potter. For Christmas 2011, Potted Panto features eight classic pantomimes in just eighty minutes. That’s one whole panto more than last year, with tickets frozen at 2010 prices.
SPECIAL OFFER: Save £13 on tickets to see Respect La Diva at the Garrick Theatre
From the creator of Thriller Live comes an uplifting new musical tribute to divas such as Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Shirley Bassey, Mariah Carey, Beyoncé and more. An all-star cast includes Sheila Ferguson (The Three Degrees), Denise Pearson (Five Star), Katy Setterfield (The One & Only) and Zoe Birkett (Pop Idol), all hosted by X-Factor finalist Andy Abrahams.
Respect La Diva, conceived and directed by Adrian Grant, the creator of hit international show Thriller Live, will arrive at the Garrick Theatre for a strictly limited run from 7 September until 24 September, with press night on 8 September.
The UK’s national tourism agency, VisitBritain, has launched an international TV campaign featuring some of Britain’s best known celebrities, inviting the world to visit Britain.
British theatre is well represented with Dame Judi Dench and Rupert Everett both featured in the campaign, along with Slumdog Millionaire actor Dev Patel, fashion icon Twiggy and chef Jamie Oliver.
Reviews round-up of Pymalion at the Garrick Theatre, starring Rupert Everett, Kara Tointon and Diana Rigg.
All seven Harry Potter books in seventy minutes starring CBBC’s Dan and Jeff and featuring endless costumes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props, and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic. Recommended for ages 6+
Dame Diana Rigg is to join Rupert Everett and Kara Tointon in the Chichester transfer of Pygmalion
Following a sell-out run in Chichester, George Bernard Shaw’s classic play Pygmalion comes to town, now starring Alistair McGowan as egocentric Professor Henry Higgins and Kara Tointon (EastEnders) as Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle. Also stars Diana Rigg.
KARA TOINTON in Pygmalion
RUPERT EVERETT in Pygmalion
Première’s this week in the West End include Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit starring Alison Steadman and Ruthie Henshall, Sienna Miller in Flare Path, Polly Rae in Hurly Burly, Matthew Kelly in Sign of the Times and the Olivier Awards this Sunday 13 March.
Some big-hitting West End shows open this week in London, including The Wizard of Oz, Million Dollar Quartet, Flare Path and Blithe Spirit.
Miss Polly Rae stars in an all singing, all dancing burlesque inspired revue with a contemporary twist, magically fusing the traditions of burlesque and bawdy cabaret with modern day fashion, music and popular culture.
This year’s London theatre scene is more festive than ever before, with a range of shows for children, families and adults. Here’s our selection of some of the West End’s Christmas theatre highlights.
Video trailer for When We Are Married at the Garrick Theatre
When We Are Married – Reviews Round-up
When We Are Married and The Go! Go! Go! Show start previews this week in the West End. Plus special anniversaries for The Lion King and Dirty Dancing.
A London map highlighting the location of the Garrick Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
MAUREEN LIPMAN in When We Are Married
A busy week for London theatre as comedy, Shakespeare, showgirls and Ben Barnes hit the West End, plus Hamlet, Yes Prime Minister, Les Miserables
It’s an eclectic bag of shows that are opening this week in the West End, as the autumn season of new shows begins apace. From Wonder Woman to Michael Gambon via Noel Coward and Sebastian Faulks, there’s something there for everyone.
Caroline O’Connor The Showgirl Within – Ticket Offer Save £10 on tickets to see the show at the Garrick Theatre
J B Priestley’s classic comedy about class and hypocrisy returns to the West End featuring an all-star cast including Maureen Lipman, Lynda Baron, Susie Blake, Roy Hudd and Sam Kelly.
Pop star David Essex writes and stars in a roller coaster ride of a musical set in a fun fair.
Save £30 on tickets to see All The Fun of the Fair at the Garrick Theatre in London
MICHAEL PICKERING in All The Fun of The Fair
David Essex’s new musical ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR will have its London premiere tonight at the Garrick Theatre.
70s and 80s pop supremo returns to the West End with new show He may be best known as a recording artist who sold millions of albums, but David Essex is also a theatre pro. He first came to prominence in musical theatre, starring as Jesus in the original West End production of Godspell in 1972 and Che in Evita in 1978. He also appeared in Sir Peter Hall’s She Stoops To Conquer at the Queen’s Theatre, Footloose The Musical at the Novello Theatre and most recently a national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love. He has also …
Save £22.50 on tickets to see All The Fun of the Fair at the Garrick Theatre in London Valid Tuesday to Sunday performances until the 9th May David Essex and Boogie Nights creator Jon Conway invite you to a roller coaster ride of a musical, underscored by a helter- skelter of David Essex hit songs. Inspired by David’s debut album ‘All The Fun Of The Fair’, David plays fun fair owner Levi Lee, recently widowed and father of a rebellious teenage son. Danger and mysticism lurk in the future, as predicted by the gypsy fortune teller who is in love …
Gemma Arterton to star in new West End comedy The Little Dog Laughed at the Garrick Theatre in London
Rupert Friend to star in new West End comedy The Little Dog Laughed at the Garrick Theatre in London
Hollywood heart-throb Rupert Friend to make West End debut alongside Gemma Arterton in new comedy.
Two major new musicals have opened in London in the past few weeks, both transferring in to the West End from fringe venues. To celebrate Westendtheatre.com presents great value special offers on Spring Awakening and A Little Night Music. SPRING AWAKENING Spring Awakening comes to the Novello Theatre following its five star success at the Lyric Hammersmith. Michael Mayer’s European premiere of the award-winning Broadway show is based on Frank Wedekind’s groundbreaking 1890s play – a daring exploration of teenage sexual awakening set against a backdrop of religious and parental repression. Acclaimed writer Steven Sater and songwriter Duncan Sheik’s award-winning …
A Little Night Music After much speculation, Trevor Nunn’s critic-pleasing revival of A Little Night Music will wing its way across the river and into the Garrick Theatre from 28 March, replacing Zorro. Following the Menier Chocolate Factory’s sell out production of Stephen Sondheim’s lyrical musical, the talented and accomplished cast includes Hannah Waddingham as Desiree, Maureen Lipman as Madame Armfeldt, Alexander Hanson as Fredrik, Kelly Price as Countess Charlotte Malcolm and Jessie Buckley as Anne Egerman. Spring Awakening Also controversial and oh so hip musical Spring Awakening based on Frank Wedekind’s classic play, will transfer from the Lyric Hammersmith …
ZORRO – GARRICK THEATRE – BOOK NOW AND SAVE £20 PER TICKET The producers of Zorro – the swashbuckling musical at the Garrick Theatre in London – have posted its closing notices. Opening last summer to good reviews, the show will finish earlier than planned on Saturday 14 March. Featuring music by the Gipsy Kings, over £2.8 million has been sunk into the production, and despite good audience turn out it wasn’t attracting the numbers needed to support a big cast and crew. The musical is nominated for five awards in the forthcoming Olivier awards: best new musical, best actress …