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  • With the news that the Broadway musical On Your Feet, which chronicles the life and love story of two of the world's biggest Latin popstars, is set to run at the London Coliseum next summer, we look at the couple, their careers and what we can expect from the UK premiere.The pair are two of the biggest names in Latin music with a string of hits, and have sold over 100 million records across the world, but their story has humble beginnings which saw them rise to the top of the charts and become...

  • Pinter at the Pinter

    Jamie Lloyd has announced a jam-packed season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays at the West End theatre bearing his name (the Harold Pinter Theatre) to commemorate ten year's since the Nobel Laureate's death.There are 15 plays to be performed over 7 different shows, with the first performances running in September, and the final taking place in January 2019. Add into the mix a whole host of star actors and directors - including David Suchet, Danny Dyer, Jane Horrocks, Martin Freeman and Tamsin...

  • Hamlet

    In celebration of William Shakespeare's 454th birthday, we asked for your opinion on the definitive performance of the 'To be or not to be' soliloquy from Hamlet.We gave you the choice of ten actors who have taken on the Dane, and asked you to vote for your favourite. The actors in contention were: Benedict Cumberbatch, Andrew Scott, Laurence Olivier, David Tennant, Paapa Essiedu, Kenneth Branagh, Richard Burton, Toby Stephens, Rory Kinnear and Paul Scofield.The winner, with around one-third of...

  • The Band

    With the announcement that the new Take That musical The Band will be coming to the West End later this year, here's round-up of everything you need to know about the musical.What is it about?While this musical is choc-full of Take That hits, the story isn't actually about Robbie, Jason, Howard, Mark or Gary at all. But it does centre on a fandom of a rather similar looking (and sounding) band.The musical begins set in the early 1990s, with a group of five friends watching a concert of their...

  • Valentine's Day

    When it comes to love songs, musicals provide some of the very best around. To celebrate Valentine's Day, we've put together a list of some of our favourites for you to enjoy, and we've mixed it up with live performances, original soundtrack recordings, songs from films and the odd remix. <iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="400" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/GfGjdlGgU0"...

  • King Lear

    We're chuffed by the exciting news that Ian McKellen will be playing King Lear at the Duke of York's Theatre later this year. One of Britain's (and the world's) finest actors, he's had an illustrious career both on stage and on screen. He's had a particular love for Shakespeare roles over the years, and he's said Lear may be his 'last big Shakespeare part', so we've tracked back through the archives to bring you a short history of McKellen's Shakespearean roles.Tickets to see Ian McKellen in...

  • The upcoming Tina Turner musical has extended its booking period at the Aldwych Theatre in the West End.Tina the Musical, which will begin previews on 21st March 2018, is now booking to the 20th October 2018 with over 100,000 new tickets being released. Click here to buy tickets.Written by Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, the musical will chart the life of rock 'n' roll legend Tina Turner and feature some of her biggest hits such as "Proud Mary" and "The Best".Directed by Phyllida...

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