ABBA Voyage is the extraordinary new concert at ABBA Arena in London
Speed Review: The Art of the Brick at the Old Truman Brewery
Photos of the new cast of Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre.
Video lectures about London Theatre history, past and present from Gresham College.
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
Hot on the heels of the show’s 15th birthday celebrations, Mamma Mia! is to get a new cast at the Novello Theatre.
Cast Highlights of Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre
DICKIE WOOD in Mamma Mia!
The global smash-hit musicals that sees ABBA’s greatest hits woven into a sunny story set on a Greek island.
Enjoy a free restaurant meal in the West End when buying tickets to MAMMA MIA!
SPECIAL OFFER ON MAMMA MIA! Enjoy this spectacular September offer, saving up to 38% on tickets to see ABBA musical Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre in London
Charity TheatreMAD has announced the first acts to play this year’s WEST END EUROVISION 2013.
Viva Forever! is the brand new musical at the Piccadilly Theatre featuring the music of the Spice Girls.
WEST END LIVE TIMETABLE – Saturday 23 June 2012, Trafalgar Square. Back for its 8th year, West End Live – the spectacular celebration of West End theatre – returns to Trafalgar Square and for the first time will feature every single West End musical over the two days of the event.
WEST END LIVE TIMETABLE –
Saturday 23 June 2012, Trafalgar Square. Back for its 8th year, West End Live – the spectacular celebration of West End theatre – returns to Trafalgar Square and for the first time will feature every single West End musical over the two days of the event.
The timetable has been published for West End Live, the free annual theatre event that returns to London next weekend, on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June 2012.
Following record-breaking runs at the Prince Edward and Prince of Wales Theatres in London’s West End, the flagship production of the smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! will move to the Novello Theatre in September 2012.
The global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at London’s Prince of Wales Theatre has announced a new booking period with tickets for the show now on sale until 20 October 2012.
The new booking period will take MAMMA MIA! through into its 14th playing year in London. From the West End to global phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! is Judy Craymer’s ingenious vision of staging the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs with an enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolding on a Greek island paradise.
West End Live 2011 photos the casts of Mamma Mia!, Million Dollar Quartet, Shrek The Musical and We Will Rock You
The new London cast for the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at the Prince of Wales Theatre will start performances on Monday 13 June. The cast will be headed by Sally Ann Triplett as ‘Donna Sheridan’, with Joanna Monro as ‘Rosie’ and Kim Ismay as ‘Tanya’. William Tapley will play ‘Sam Carmichael’, Oliver Senton ‘Harry Bright’, Mark Gillis ‘Bill Austin’, Dani De Waal ‘Sophie Sheridan’, Craig Fletcher ‘Sky’, Hannah Fairclough ‘Ali’, Rachel Sargent ‘Lisa’, Warren Sollars ‘Pepper’ and Alex Jessop ‘Eddie’. At certain performances, the role of ‘Donna Sheridan’ will be played by Melissa Jacques.
April 6th 2011 is the 37th Anniversary of ABBA’s Waterloo victory at the Eurovision Song Contest; it is also the 12th Anniversary of the original production of the smash hit musical MAMMA MIA!.
MAMMA MIA! reaches another milestone tonight, Thursday 17 March, at the Prince of Wales Theatre, when the show celebrates its 5000th performance in London. Producer of MAMMA MIA! worldwide, Judy Craymer, is delighted: “I am so proud that the London show, which started the whole ball rolling with stage productions around the world and the international success of the film, is celebrating its 5000th performance in London. This is a great milestone. Here’s to many more!”
Video trailer for Mamma Mia! at the Prince of Wales Theatre
The producer of Mamma Mia! has commissioned Jennifer Saunders to write the book for the new Spice Girls musical. Judy Craymer, who has become a multi-millionaire by producing the stage and movie versions of the ABBA show, will produce new West End musical Viva Forever using the girl group’s songs. The show is slated to open in the West End in 2012.
All this week, ITV’s This Morning has been celebrating the West End Musical, with Monday’s show featuring the cast of Mamma Mia! and Tuesday shaking things up with Sister Act. Plus Grease, Dirty Dancing and We Will Rock You.
Over 250,000 people gather in Leicester Square for free West End theatre event.
Free event West End Live will run this weekend in London, showcasing the best of West End theatre.
OLIVIER AWARDS – Best Supporting Winners
LINZI HATELEY in Mamma Mia!
The casts of some of London’s biggest shows are being allowed out into the open air again this year, as the West End’s annual live event in Leicester Square – West End Live.
Enjoy a fabulous meal at Planet Hollywood in London and top price tickets to see ABBA’s Mamma Mia at the Prince of Wales Theatre – all for only £57.99 (ticket face value £62.50). PLUS enjoy a Q&A and meet=-the-cast session after the show, making this an unforgettable night out at the theatre.
Three big West End shows have announced new cast members, including EastEnder’s Emma Barton joining the cast of Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre. BILLY ELLIOT From 31 May Genevieve Lemon will join the cast of Billy Elliot in London at the Victoria Palace Theatre. She will play Billy’s dance teacher Mrs Wilkinson, played in the movie by Julie Walters. Australian actress Lemon has appeared in numerous musicals and plays including Billy Elliot in Sydney. Also 12 year old Aaron Watson from King’s Lynn, Norfolk, will join the cast to become the 23 young boy to play the title role of …
Nicholas Hytner and Patrick Stewart Knighted in New Year’s Honours List