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  • Forget Christmas, summer, or Valentine's Day. We're celebrating London Theatre Week! London Theatre Week is the best time of year to book all your West End theatre tickets for the coming months. See the long-running shows that have always been on your bucket list, or discover a brand new piece of theatre and tell all your friends about it.See the best of the West End this spring, and plan your theatre trips for summer 2022. You'll need to book quick though, as London Theatre Week runs from 21...

  • The annual event London Theatre Week returns for 2022 with over 40 West End shows taking part. Theatre tickets will be available for a variety of West End and Off-West End shows from £15, £25, and £35.London Theatre Week runs from today, 21 February for a fortnight, ending on 6 March. An additional week is now added, with London Theatre Week tickets available to 13 March."After seeing the positive impact the last London Theatre Week had on the West End and beyond, we couldn't wait to host the...

  • “Let us learn to live with Covid” says Prime Minister Boris Johnson

    All Covid restrictions will be lifted in England from 24 February. Consequently, all steps in the Coronavirus roadmap will be complete.Speaking in the House of Commons today, 21 February, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: "Because of the efforts we have made as a nation, we are moving from government restrictions to personal responsibility so we protect ourselves without losing our liberties.While the pandemic is not over, we have now passed the peak of the Omicron wave with cases falling,...

  • Photo credit: Jagged Little Pill Broadway company (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

    You oughta know this musical! The Alanis Morrisette jukebox musical Jagged Little Pill will receive its West End premiere later this year. Jagged Little Pill is expected to open in the autumn, with a theatre and performance dates to be announced.In a tweet from Daily Mail entertainment reporter, Baz Bamigboye, Jagged Little Pill is headed to the West End in November. The show will feature the same creatives as the Broadway production, and Jagged Little Pill will feature a British cast.The Jagged...

  • Photo credit: The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast (Photos courtesy of productions)

    To take a line from Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Disney stories are tales as old as time. Disney films adapt centuries-old fairytales with a sprinkling of fairy dust while adding original songs to further enhance the magic. Some of Disney's well-known films have also been adapted into musicals too, like The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Newsies, to name a few. If you're a Disney fan, there are plenty of Disney musicals to enjoy in the West End. Why not go on a journey to the Serengeti in The...

  • Photo credit: Rambert dancers in 'Peaky Blinders The Redemption of Thomas Shelby' (Photo by Seamus Ryan)

    This show is definitely by order of the Peaky Blinders! A new dance show based on the lives of characters in Peaky Blinders will play in London. Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby is at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre from 12 October to 6 November. Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby tickets are on sale now. Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby explores the lives of characters in Peaky Blinders. In particular, audiences meet Thomas Shelby, the Peaky Blinders...

  • Photo credit: Stephanie Beatriz, James Buckley, and Giovanna Fletcher (Photo by Helen Murray)

    There's nothing spooky happening here! 2:22 - A Ghost Story will transfer to the Criterion Theatre later this year, marking the show's third West End engagement. 2:22 - A Ghost Story is at the Criterion Theatre from 7 May to 4 September.2:22 - A Ghost Story premiered at the Noel Coward Theatre in 2021, and subsequently transferred to the Gielgud Theatre. Performances ended at the Gielgud Theatre on 12 February."I'm so damn thrilled that the 2:22 - A Ghost Story journey gets to continue." said...

  • Photo credit: To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, and My Fair Lady on Broadway (Photos courtesy of To Kill a Mockingbird and My Fair Lady on Broadway)

    The pandemic began in 2020. 2021 saw theatres reopen, albeit cautiously. Now, spring 2022 is the time for London's theatres to really flex their muscles and show what they're made of. As London comes out of its winter chrysalis, the West End transforms into a butterfly, fluttering its wings with new theatre productions, Broadway shows, and plenty of A-listers. The West End in spring 2022 is filled with exciting openings taking place most weeks. West End theatres are getting a taste of Broadway,...

  • Photo credit: Cock cast (Photo by Matt Crockett)

    Ahead of Cock opening in London, see new images of the Cock cast. Cock begins previews at the Ambassadors Theatre from 5 March, ahead of an opening night on 15 March, and performances to 4 June. Cock tickets are on sale now.The Cock play follows a gay couple whose relationship suffers when one man questions his sexuality as meets the girl of his dreams. Cock was first staged at the Royal Court in 2009, and this Cock production marks the play's West End premiere.The Cock cast includes Jonathan...

  • Photo credit: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child London 2021-22 (Photo by Manuel Harlan)

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will play an extended booking period in the West End. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child performances are scheduled at the Palace Theatre to 26 Feb. 2023, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets are on sale now.The Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play is set 19 years after Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger graduated from Hogwarts. Since its world premiere at the Palace Theatre in 2016, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is now the most...

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