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  • Betrayal

    Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox are set to join Tom Hiddleston in the upcoming West End revival of Betrayal, Harold Pinter's play set to be performed at the Harold Pinter Theatre later this year.From 5th March, Pinter's play about two couples entwined in a story of infidelity will run in the West End directed by Jamie Lloyd, and following the conclusion of his huge Pinter at the Pinter season which saw all of the playwright's one-act pieces performed.As previously announced, Hiddleston plays Robert...

  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie

    A new cast for the West End production of Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre has been announced.Joining the previously announced Layton Williams in the title role of Jamie, a boy who wants to wear a dress to his school prom, and Shane Richie as professional drag artist Hugo/Loco Chanelle will be Hayley Tamaddon, Sabrina Sandhu, and Sejal Keshwala. Hayley Tamaddon takes over from Michelle Visage as Jamie's schoolteacher Miss Hedge. Tamaddon is known for playing Andrea Beckett...

  • Shakespeare's Globe

    Shakespeare's Globe has announced the productions that will make up its summer season on the South Bank later this year.It will be the second season under the artistic direction of Michelle Terry, who took over the reins of the theatre last year and will star in a production as part of the new season.The plays set to be staged at the theatre this year are: Henry IV, Henry V, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, As You Like It and Ben Jonson's play Bartholomew Fair.Henry IV...

  • Waitress casting

    Full casting for the upcoming West End premiere of the Broadway musical Waitress, which opens at the Adelphi Theatre next month, has announced.The cast is led by Katharine McPhee, best known for her role in the US musical comedy series Smash. She plays Jenna Hunterson, a waitress with a passion for pie-making and a troubled personal life.McPhee is joined by Marisha Wallace who recently completed her run in the musical Dreamgirls, David Hunter who recently starred in Kinky Boots also at the...

  • Les Miserables

    The London production of Les Miserables is set to move to the Gielgud Theatre this summer, with a new production of the musical opening in a newly refurbished Queen's Theatre in December 2019.The original London production is set to run until 13th July 2019, before a four-month season at the Gielgud Theatre from the end of the month. The Queen's Theatre will reopen in December 2019 with a new production of the musical set to continue indefinitely.The original production has been running in...

  • All About Eve

    The full cast joining Ivo van Hove's hotly anticipated stage adaptation of All About Eve has been announced.Based on the 1950 film, All About Eve centres on Eve Harrington, a young theatre fan who is infatuated with Broadway star Margo Channing and eventually becomes her assistant. Channing will be played by Gillian Anderson, while Lily James will play the role of Eve, alongside Monica Dolan (Karen), Sheila Reid (Birdie) and Rhashan Stone (Lloyd).Last month, it was announced that Stanley...

  • Show of the Decade

    After thousands of votes were cast in our Show of the Decade poll, where we asked you to nominate and vote for your favourite new plays and musicals of the last ten years of theatre, LondonTheatre.co.uk can reveal the winning productions of the vote.Over 4,000 votes were cast when we put ten plays and 11 musicals first performed in London since 2010 to a public vote. The nominated shows were as follows:Plays: The Ferryman, The Lehman Trilogy, Emilia, Chimerica, People, Places and Things, King...

  • The Illusionists

    The Illusionists will return to London with a brand new magic show set to play at the Shaftesbury Theatre from July 2019, it has been announced.Set to be a magical extravaganza, The Illusionists showcases the talents of world-leading magicians, featuring acts of levitation, mindreading and the biggest illusions.Casting for the upcoming production of The Illusionists is yet to be announced.The Illusionists last performed in the West End in 2015 with The Illusionists - Witness the Impossible. The...