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Everything you need to know about ‘The Book of Mormon’ in London
A 21st century musical smash, audiences continue to spread the word about The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre. It’s become one of the longest-running Broadway transfers in the capital,... Read more
Photo credit: Lazarus and Sophie Melville in Iphigenia in Splott (Photos by Johan Persson and Mark Douet respectively)
Top theatre openings in London in January
UPDATED: 6 January As we usher in a new year, we can look forward to 12 more glorious months of West End theatres. 2020 may not have provided much theatre joy, but January 2021 is set to be a great... Read more
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Theatre to keep children entertained over the Christmas holidays
With Christmas plans changing often, it can be tricky to decide activities with children this Christmas. Instead of dwelling on days indoors with nothing to do, we’ve rounded up theatre streams over... Read more
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Does London going into “Tier 4” affect London theatres?
What a difference a week makes. In a matter of days, London has been upgraded from a “tier two” area to a “tier three” area, ending up in a “tier four” area from 20 December. Sadly, this means that... Read more
Photo credit: Carrie Hope Fletcher in Cinderella, Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders in Sister Act and Arinze Kene in Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Story
Top West End shows coming in 2021
2020 began with lots of West End premieres, with the likes of Leopoldstadt and Pretty Woman: The Musical. But, due to a certain global pandemic, the fate of most productions scheduled for 2020 were... Read more
Photo credit: Aimee Lou Wood in Uncle Vanya, Danny Mac and Aimie Atkinson in Pretty Woman and Aaron Neil and Rhys Bailey in Leopoldstadt (Photos by Johan Persson and Marc Brenner respectively)
Top 10 London shows of 2020
Okay, so 2020 is probably going to go down in theatre history as the year that never was. Postponements and cancellations happened left, right, and centre, with cities going in and out of lockdown... Read more
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What will the West End look like in 2021?
West End theatres are currently closed, as a result of London being placed in Covid-19 “tier three” restrictions. With all live performances currently suspended and London theatres essentially in... Read more
Photo credit: Uncle Vanya (Photo by Johan Persson)
Best television shows and films for theatre fans this Christmas
Worried that you’ll miss the bright lights of the West End at Christmastime? Watch some of musical theatre’s biggest stars on screen, be the first to see brand new dramas and comedy shows and geek... Read more
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How does London going into “tier three” affect West End theatres?
UPDATE: On 19 December, it was confirmed that London has been upgraded to a "tier four" area. Check here for the latest information on how this affects London theatres. On 16 December, London will be... Read more
Photo credit: Everybody's Talking About Jamie cast (Photo courtesy of Everybody's Talking About Jamie)
All the celebrities who have starred in 'Everybody’s Talking About Jamie'
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie has become one of the most-popular British musicals in recent years since opening at the Apollo Theatre in 2017. Based on a true story, the musical follows Jamie New,... Read more
Photo credit: Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre (Photo by Johan Persson)
Will the West End be open as "normal" in May 2021?
With West End theatres beginning to open up once again, will the West End be open as "normal" in May 2021? There's signs suggesting that West End performances to full capacity will resume in the... Read more
Bob Marley songs in ‘Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Story’
Bob Marley songs in ‘Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Story’
The West End is no stranger to jukebox musicals. Singing superstars often find their discography enjoys a second lease of life, including ABBA with Mamma Mia and Carole King with Beautiful: The... Read more
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