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Opening this week: Cinderella, A Flea

This week’s new West End shows include Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella, the RSC’s winter season at the Roundhouse and Tom Hollander in A Flea in her Ear at the Old Vic.

Opening This Week in the West End

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.

Shows closing in September

It’s all change in the West End next month as September sees a number of shows bid farewell.

A Flea in her Ear

Tom Hollander (Rev, In The Loop) and Lisa Dillon star in Georges Feydeau’s 1907 French farce A Flea in her Ear, directed by Richard Eyre in a version by John Mortimer.

Cause Celebre tickets at the Old Vic Theatre starring Anne-Marie Duff

Thea Sharrock follows her hit revival of Terence Rattigan’s After The Dance with the playwright’s drama based on the true story of Alma Rattenbury, played by Anne-Marie Duff, who went on trial with her 18-year-old lover for the murder of her husband.

Design for Living

Anthony Page directs Tom Burke, Lisa Dillon and Andrew Scott in Noël Coward’s wickedly witty, romantic comedy Design for Living. From 1930s bohemian Paris to the dizzying heights of Manhattan society, a tempestuous love triangle unravels…

New Old Vic season launched

Kevin Spacey pulls out the stops for his 7th year at the Old Vic with three heavy-weight directors

Great offers on West End plays

Fancy seeing a good play – and saving money?

The West End is having a bit of a Play renaissance at the moment and to celebrate we have put together some great offers on the best drama and comedy in London.

Hot new shows in June

June is proving to be a busy month for West End Theatre with a number of high-profile openings, including work from big name directors such as Sam Mendes, Richard Eyre and Matthew Warchus.

Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming in Endgame

London Theatre – 2009 Preview

  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 …

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