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Production photos released for The Grinning Man at Trafalgar Studios
Images for new musical The Grinning Man, which is currently running at Trafalgar Studios, have been released.  Based on the novel The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo, the musical is about Grinpayne who... Read more
Nativity the Musical to return to London in 2018
The musical adaptation of Nativity will return to London in 2018 following its run at the Eventim Apollo this December.  Daniel Boys and Simon Lipkin star in the production which is an adaptation of... Read more
Full casting announced for Kathy Burke’s production of Lady Windermere’s Fan
The full cast has been announced for Lady Windermere's Fan, the next instalment in Dominic Dromgoole’s Oscar Wilde season at the Vaudeville Theatre.  Lady Windermere's Fan is about a woman who... Read more
Production images released for London Palladium panto Dick Whittington
Images have been released showing Elaine Paige, Julian Clary and the cast of this year’s London Palladium pantomime, Dick Whittington.  Panto returned to the Palladium after 29 years in 2016 with... Read more
Production photos released for The Twilight Zone at the Almeida Theatre
Production images have been released giving a first look at the Almeida Theatre’s production of The Twilight Zone, Anne Washburn’s stage adaptation of the cult US TV show. The Twilight Zone was an... Read more
National Youth Theatre announces spring 2018 season
A new season has been announced by National Youth Theatre, with three plays running in London in spring 2018, and auditions for young people to be held nationwide. Between 1st and 3rd February,... Read more
Mary Stuart
Further casting announced for Robert Icke's Mary Stuart
Further casting has been announced for Robert Icke’s adaptation of Mary Stuart, which opens at the Duke of York’s Theatre in January. Friedrich Schiller's play enjoyed a sold-out, critically-... Read more
Theatre programme for Vault Festival 2018 announced
The theatre programme has been announced for next year’s Vault Festival which will run from 24th January to 18th March.   Highlights include immersive theatre experience Neverland, which is devised... Read more
First look at production images for The Woman in White
Production images have been released for the upcoming revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman in White at the Charing Cross Theatre. The musical first premiered at the Palace Theatre in London’s... Read more
First look at John Tiffany’s Pinocchio at the National Theatre
Images have been released showing John Tiffany’s production of Pinocchio, which began previews on Friday (1st December). Tiffany directs Martin Lowe’s adaptation of Dennis Kelly’s story, which... Read more
Hamilton daily lottery details announced
Details for the Hamilton daily lottery have been announced ahead of the production beginning previews in the West End next week. Starting on Monday 4th December, tickets will be available for £10 via... Read more
Dry Powder
Hayley Atwell to star in Dry Powder at Hampstead Theatre
Casting has been announced for Sarah Burgess’ play Dry Powder, which opens at Hampstead Theatre in January. The play is about a private equity firm which has forced layoffs a supermarket chain, but... Read more
James Graham’s Quiz to transfer to the West End
James Graham’s play Quiz is due to transfer to London’s West End following its world premiere at Chichester Festival Theatre. Graham’s play is about the Charles Ingram scandal of 2001, where he... Read more
Immersive production of The Great Gatsby extends in London in 2018
The Great Gatsby, an immersive production at a secret London location, has announced it has extended its booking in London. The production initially opened at the Vaults, but has since moved to a... Read more
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