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Could vaccine passports be used in theatres?
With the Coronavirus roadmap detailing the easing of lockdown restrictions in England, mentions of so-called “vaccine passports” have dominated headlines. Although the previously announced roadmap... Read more
Photo credit: BKLYN cast (Photo courtesy of Lambert Jackson Productions)
Top 10 London theatre openings this March
February seems to have whizzed past us. Whether it’s the days getting slightly longer, the sun shining or the fact that theatres have been given a May reopening date, there’s something for everyone... Read more
Photo credit: West End at night (Photo by Arthur Ospiyan on Unsplash)
Coronavirus roadmap announced: What does it mean for London theatres?
Boris Johnson has spoken in the House of Commons about the latest Coronavirus roadmap, designed to ease England out of lockdown. Speaking about the entire plan, he touched on the future of theatres,... Read more
​Photo credit: Empty theatre (Photo by Paolo Chiabrando on Unsplash)
What could happen to theatres in the Coronavirus roadmap on 22 February?
UPDATE: In the House of Commons on 22 February, Boris Johnson has stated that theatres could reopen again from 17 May, under step three of the roadmap. Find out more about the Coronavirus roadmap and... Read more
Photo credit: Madonna as Evita (Photo courtesy of Evita)
Our top Disney Plus Star picks for theatre fans
2020 saw the rise of Disney Plus, a new streaming service dedicated to “The Happiest Place on Earth”. Disney Plus is full of Disney musical films, like Aladdin, Frozen, The Lion King and even the... Read more
Photo credit: Kerry Ellis in BBC Musicals: The Greatest Show (Photo by Guy Levy)
Catch up on performances from ‘BBC Musicals: The Greatest Show’
As part of Radio 2 celebrating the best of West End musicals, an all-star theatre concert was broadcast on BBC One. Over four million audience members tuned in to watch worldwide performers who have... Read more
Photo credit: Shook cast (Photo by The Other Richard)
Top theatre shows to watch in February
We all know that January can feel like a lifetime. The first 31 days of the year may not be packed with action, but with the days eking out more light, online theatre in February is still continuing... Read more
Photo credit: Dear Evan Hansen cast (Photo by Matthew Murphy)
Everything you need to know about ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ in London
The smash-hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen is at London’s Noel Coward Theatre. Dear Evan Hansen is from the writers of La La Land and The Greatest Showman, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The... Read more
Photo credit: William Shakespeare (Photo by Joe Hunt on Flickr under CC 2.0)
All the Shakespeare shows, events and theatres from London and beyond
Theatregoers travel from around the world to watch a West End show. Even more so, there’s nothing quite like seeing a Shakespeare play in London. One of the greatest playwrights of all time,... Read more
Photo credit: Man being filmed for theatre stream (Photo by Matthew Ball on Unsplash)
All the streaming theatre shows to watch from London and beyond
West End theatres have been closed for the best part of a year. Although audiences can’t flock to London to enjoy the latest theatre openings, theatre streams have now become more popular than ever.... Read more
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