The West End premiere of The Mirror and the Light – the final chapter in Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall Trilogy
First Look at the new cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Gielgud theatre
Production photos of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Gielgud Theatre
GRAHAM BUTLER in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The National Theatre has announced a new cast for its production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
Round-up of Reviews for Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury at the Gielgud Theatre
Photos of the Les Miserables opening night on Broadway
Production photos of Blithe Spirit at the Gielgud Theatre starring Angela Lansbury.
Rehearsal photos of Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury at the Gielgud Theatre
The National Theatre’s hit play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is to move to the Gielgud Theatre following the roof collapse of the Apollo Theatre.
FIRST LOOK: The poster for Blithe Spirit at the Gielgud Theatre starring Angela Lansbury.
JEMIMA ROOPER as Elvira in Blithe Spirit at the Gielgud Theatre
ANGELA LANSBURY as Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit at the Gielgud Theatre.
CHARLES EDWARDS as Charles Condomine in Blithe Spirit at the Gielgud Theatre.
JANIE DEE as Ruth Condomine in Blithe Spirit at the Gielgud Theatre
Angela Lansbury stars in the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Noel Coward’s classic comedy Blithe Spirit at the Gielgud Theatre.
The 2009 Broadway production of Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit is to be revived in London starring Angela Lansbury.
A round-up of reviews for Strangers on a Train starring Laurence Fox at the Gielgud Theatre
Review of Strangers on a Train starring Laurence Fox at the Gielgud Theatre
Laurence Fox stars as Guy Haines in Strangers on a Train at the Gielgud Theatre
Production photos of Strangers on a Train at the Gielgud Theatre
Laurence Fox stars in gripping thriller Strangers on a Train at the Gielgud Theatre.
Clive Hirschhorn reviews The Audience starring Helen Mirren at the Gielgud Theatre in London.
Production photos of The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre starring Helen Mirren
Reviews are in for THE AUDIENCE, Helen Mirren’s return to playing The Queen
Helen Mirren as Her Majesty The Queen in Peter Morgan’s new play The Audience at the Gielgud Theatre in London.
What’s playing and coming up at the Gielgud Theatre
Noel Coward’s glamorous, witty play Private Lives makes a welcome return to the West End with Jonathan Kent’s acclaimed Chichester production starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor as Elyot and Amanda.
Rehearsal photos of The Audience starring Helen Mirren at the Gielgud Theatre
LUKE TREADAWAY in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
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
Save up to 23% on tickets to see Chariots of Fire at the Gielgud Theatre in London.
Live on stage, experience the thrilling true story of one of Britain’s greatest ever sporting achievements. Adapted from the legendary Oscar-winning movie, this spectacular and ingenious show is delighting audiences in the West End. Enjoy a saving of OVER 25% on tickets – book now.
Yes, Prime Minister makes a welcome return to the West End, based on the classic BBC sitcom by Antony Jay & Jonathan Lynn.
Adapted from the Oscar-winning movie, this spectacular retelling of Eric Liddell’s and Harold Abrahams’ quest to become the fastest men on earth is an electrifying and moving tale of two men’s rivalry against overwhelming odds.
NOW PLAYING AT THE GIELGUD THEATRE. Yes, Prime Minister returns to the West End based on the classic BBC sitcom, starring Simon Williams and Richard McCabe.
In a rather random PR stunt that only the West End could have got away with, the inaugural West End Tug of War contest took place this week.
Promotional photos of The Ladykillers, a major new adaptation of the classic Ealing Comedy arriving in London this November, starring Peter Capaldi, James Fleet and Ben Miller.
A major new adaptation of classic Ealing Comedy The Ladykillers is to come to the West End this winter starring Peter Capaldi, James Fleet and Ben Miller.
The 1955 classic Ealing comedy is this autumn brought back to life on the stage in a production that will play at the Liverpool Playhouse from November 3rd – 19th, prior to opening at the Gielgud Theatre on November 26th with a press night on December 7th.
Save £23.50 on tickets to see Lend Me A Tenor at the Gielgud Theatre in London
Uproarious new musical comedy by Peter Sham and Brad Carroll based on the Broadway classic, starring Matthew Kelly and directed by Ian Talbot.
Following a critically acclaimed run at the Theatre Royal Plymouth in 2010, LEND ME A TENOR THE MUSICAL, the uproarious new musical comedy by Peter Sham (book and lyrics) and Brad Carroll (music), will open at the Gielgud Theatre on 15 June, with previews from 2 June.
Kneehigh theatre company’s latest West End production, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, has posted early closing notices at the Gielgud Theatre in London.
A round-up of reviews for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg at the Gielgud Theatre in London
JOANNA RIDING in The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Video trailer for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg at the Gielgud Theatre
Production photos of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, currently playing at the Curve Theatre, Leicester and coming to the Gielgud Theatre from 5 March 2011.
ANDREW DURAND in The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
MEOW MEOW in The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Save £10 on tickets to The Umbrellas of Cherbourg at the Gielgud Theatre
Innovative theatre company Kneehigh (Brief Encounter) return to the West End with their compelling new adaptation of cult French musical film The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg, starring Joanna Riding.
Video trailer for Yes, Prime Minister at the Gielgud Theatre
The West End bids farewell to long-running shows Avenue Q and Sister Act tonight, 30 October 2010.
A London map highlighting the location of the Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6AR
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.
Following a sell-out season at Chichester Festival Theatre, the original writers of the BBC series, Antony Jay & Jonathan Lynn, have reunited for this 30th anniversary production of Yes, Prime Minister starring Henry Goodman and David Haig.
Acclaimed Tony-award winning Broadway revival of the classic 1960s tribal rock musical, full of famous songs.
Our regular round-up of theatre names hitting town or making the news. This issue includes Alison Steadman, Jenny Galloway, Catherine Zeta-Jones, David Haid, Robert Lindsay and Anthony Sher.
Two West End stars left their roles in major shows this weekend. On Saturday night (29 May) Jason Donovan left Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Palace Theatre and Broadway star Will Swenson left Hair at the Gielgud Theatre.
Save £27.50 on tickets to see HAIR at the Gielgud Theatre in London
A round up of reviews of Hair at the Gielgud Theatre, London
Hair, the acclaimed Broadway musical revival, starts previews tonight at the Gielgud Theatre in London. Cameron Mackintosh has brought over the entire New York cast of James Rado and Gerome Ragni’s 1967 tribal rock musical, starring the sexy and charismatic Gavin Creel as Claude. The show, set against the backdrop of the Vietnam war draft during the 1960s, centres on a group of hippies who champion peace, love and freedom and features a famous score including songs Aquarius, Good Morning Starshine, Let The Sunshine In and, of course, Hair. The current Broadway production by the Public Theater, which won a …
Broadway star Gavin Creel comes to London in Hair
Tony award-winning Broadway production of Hair will transfer to London next year.
It’s all change in the West End as a number of shows close to make way for transfers from other theatres. In an increasingly risk-averse climate for producers, a hit in a small venue or success in a limited run could mean money if it transfers into the West End. The subsidised National Theatre and Almeida are bringing in War Horse and Duet for One respectively, Cameron Mackintosh decides to keep Avenue Q running and Carrie’s War and Saturday Night transfer from smaller venues. Duet For One The Almeida’s recently acclaimed production Duet for One will transfer to the West …
If theatre mirrors life then you would expect 2009 to be a bad year for the performing arts in London: economic downturns and credit crunches sound like gloomy news for our discretionary entertainment spending. But West End theatre box office figures have kept on going up in recent years, and the huge number of new productions sailing into town during 2009 could mean that Theatreland manages to buck the trend. THE GREAT REVIVAL The RSC, National Theatre, Donmar and Old Vic dominated straight drama in the West End in 2008, and they haven’t finished yet. Big hitters coming to …
God Of Carnage at the Gielgud Theatre – review