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  • British theatre bodies appeal

    The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) and UK Theatre have submitted a paper to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), outlining desired proposals for the future of British theatre. This comes at the same time that the Broadcasting, Entertainment, Communications and Theatre Union (BECTU) have also spoken about the industry.Last month, Neil Mendoza was appointed as the Commissioner for Cultural Recovery and Renewal. Working with the Entertainment and Events Working Group,...

  • Hello, Dolly! postponed to 2022

    UPDATE: In an interview with Edward Seckerson, Hello, Dolly! starring Imelda Staunton could now be pushed back to 2023. Speaking at an event in Chichester, Staunton is committed to other filming schedules for the next three years, meaning the earliest a production of Hello, Dolly! with Staunton is now summer 2023. The West End revival of Hello, Dolly! starring Imelda Staunton at the Adelphi Theatre has been postponed.If you have booked tickets for Hello, Dolly! at the Adelphi Theatre with...

  • Romeo and Juliet RSC BBC Four

    The Royal Shakespeare Company's 2018 production of Romeo and Juliet will be aired on BBC Four this weekend. The Shakespeare play is available to watch from 7th June as part of BBC's Culture in Quarantine series.The production was first performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2018, before transferring to the Barbican in the same year. Since then, the show has toured across the United Kingdom.The Romeo and Juliet cast includes Bally Gill, who won an Ian Charleson...

  • The Last Five Years Lauren Samuels Danny Becker

    A self-filmed production of The Last Five Years will be available to watch next month, it has been announced.In a tweet by Daily Mail entertainment reporter Baz Bamigboye, Lauren Samuels and Danny Becker will appear in a production of Jason Robert Brown's two-person musical, with tickets available for 'performances' from 25th to 27th June. Samuels will direct and star in the production as Cathy, previously playing the role at the Tabard Theatre in 2011. Her West End credits include Scaramouche...

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 2021

    This summer's revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium has been rescheduled to next year, it has been announced.If you have booked tickets for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium with LondonTheatre.co.uk, our customer services team will be in touch with you. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will now begin performances on 1st July 2021, ahead of an official opening night on 15th July 2021. The musical will run...

  • The Seagull A Dolls House Emilia Clarke Jessica Chastain

    The Jamie Lloyd Company have announced today that both productions of The Seagull and A Doll's House, originally scheduled to play at the Playhouse Theatre have been postponed. However, it has also been confirmed that Emilia Clarke and Jessica Chastain will still lead the casts of The Seagull and A Doll's House respectively.Speaking about the postponement, Jamie Lloyd said: "This is, of course, an incredibly challenging time for everyone, but we are looking forward to presenting our season to...

  • Lincoln Center Theater Broadway Fridays

    Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will stream Broadway musicals filmed at Lincoln Center Theater next month, it has been announced. These broadcasts will be part of a 'Broadway Friday' series and made available to a global audience via their YouTube channel, with shows including Carousel and performances by Nathan Lane.Three productions have been confirmed so far, with additional Broadway shows to be announced.Performed at Lincoln Center Theater in 2013, the staged concert version of...

  • This House National Theatre stream

    This House is the latest play to be streamed as part of the National Theatre at Home series, which will be available to watch this evening. James Graham's acclaimed play explores British politics in the 1970s, directed by Jeremy Herrin.Set in a tumultuous period in British parliamentary history, fist fights, economic crises and a hung parliament are just some of the issues faced by politicians in This House. As influential figures seem to be dying at an alarming rate, upheld traditions begin to...

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