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  • Hamilton

    A new cast has been announced for the West End production of Hamilton, currently at the Victoria Palace Theatre. The new cast will begin performances from 18th November, with an extended booking period to 28th March 2020.Currently starring as the alternate Alexander Hamilton, Karl Queensborough will take over the role of Alexander Hamilton. Allyson Ava-Brown and Jason Pennycooke will continue as Angelica Schuyler and Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson respectively.The Schuyler sisters will be...

  • Back to the Future

    UPDATE: Back to the Future The Musical is scheduled to start performances in the West End at the Adelphi Theatre from 14 May 2021. Find out more here. It has been announced that Roger Bart will join the cast of the world premiere of Back to the Future at Manchester Opera House, ahead of a West End transfer.Roger Bart will play the role of Dr. Emmett Brown, a role made famous in the Back to the Future trilogy by Christopher Lloyd.Bart makes his British stage debut in Back to the Future, with...

  • Cyrano de Bergerac

    The full casting for the upcoming revival of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre has been announced, marking the first in a season of works directed by Jamie Lloyd.Joining the previously announced James McAvoy in the titular role include Anita-Joy Uwajeh as Roxane, Cyrano's love interest. Previous West End credits include King Lear at the Duke of York's Theatre, as well as productions including Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe and Fury at Soho Theatre.Eben Figueiredo will play...

  • Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaptation of Yann Martel's Man Booker Prize-winning novel Life of Pi is set to transfer to the West End following a world premiere run in Sheffield.Directed by Max Webster, the play follows a young boy who is the lone human survivor of a shipwreck along with a Bengal tiger with which he must teach to trust him in order to survive.The production, which ran in June this year, features intricate puppetry - designed by Nick Barnes and Finn Caldwell - to realistically...

  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears

    Casting has been announced for the upcoming London Palladium pantomime Goldilocks and the Three Bears, set to open in December.As previously announced, Paul O'Grady (Baron Von Savage), Matt Baker (Joey the Clown), Nigel Havers (Daddy Bear) and Gary Wilmot (Dame Betty Barnum) will star in the production - all except Baker are returning to the annual Christmas production.They will be joined by Janine Duvitski who will play Mummy Bear, Sophie Isaacs as Goldilocks and Lauren Stroud who will play...

  • A Christmas Carol

    The full cast of Jack Thorne's A Christmas Carol has been announced, which will be staged for the third consecutive Christmas season at the Old Vic from next month.Myra McFadyen and Gloria Onitiri will play the Ghost of Christmas Past and Ghost of Christmas Present respectively. They are joined by Andrew Langtree who will play the roles of Father and Marley, James Staddon as Fezziwig and Steven Miller as Bob Cratchit.The role of Tiny Tim is shared by Rayhaan Kufuor-Gray, Lara Mehmet, Lenny Rush...

  • See family-friendly shows in the West End, like Wicked, Matilda and Frozen and plays for all ages like The Play That Goes Wrong. Get family-friendly theatre tickets.

  • Be More Chill

    After a Broadway premiere earlier this year, it has been announced that Be More Chill will receive its London debut at The Other Palace in February 2020.Based on Ned Vizzini's 2004 novel of the same name, Be More Chill follows Jeremy Heere, a teenage boy who just wants to be popular. Desperately trying to fit in and be noticed, he finds out about 'The Squip'.Be More Chill will begin previews at The Other Palace on 12th February 2020, ahead of an official opening night on 18th February 2020. It...

  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie will play at the Apollo Theatre for an extended booking period to August 2020, it has been announced.After a world premiere at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield and a subsequent West End transfer, the musical received its London debut at the Apollo Theatre in November 2017, where it has played a continuous run since.Everybody's Talking About Jamie will now play for an extended booking period through to 29th August 2020.Based on a BBC documentary, the musical...

  • October 2019

    It's official... the weather's rubbish, the nights are drawing in and the leaves are turning brown. Summer is over, but the West End seems brighter than ever with transfers from across the country, new productions of old classics and a few famous faces scattered around for good measure too. Here's our top 10 picks for October.A Day in the Death of Joe EggClaire Skinner and Toby Stephens star in a revival of Peter Nichols' 1967 play, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, in which they play two parents...

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