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  • All the West End shows you can see at Christmas

    Seeing a West End show during the Christmas period will add a festive flair to any trip to London. Throughout the Christmas season, many West End shows will add more performances, giving you even more opportunity to catch the shows you've missed out on all year. Or if you're looking to find an extra-special present for somebody this Christmas, why not take that special someone to a show on Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve or New Year's Day. We've listed all the West End performances...

  • Photo credit: Mrs Doubtfire on Broadway (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

    The UK premiere of Mrs. Doubtfire has been announced, opening in Manchester next year. Mrs. Doubtfire will run for a limited season at Manchester Opera House from 2 September to 1 October. The Mrs. Doubtfire musical follows the same story as the 1993 film, which starred Robin Williams as the titular nanny. Mrs. Doubtfire follows Daniel, an out-of-work actor who creates an alter-ego to keep seeing his children. As Euphegenia Doubtfire, Daniel discovers more about his family, learning more about...

  • Photo credit: Julie Hale, Stuart Laing and Joshua Jenkins in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Photo by BrinkhoffMögenburg)

    It's been almost 10 years since Christopher Boone travelled from the pages of Mark Haddon's bestselling novel to the stage at the National Theatre. Numerous productions worldwide and countless awards later, Curious Incident is just as beloved as ever, with an anniversary tour beginning later this month at London's Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.But how did this seemingly unadaptable story become a global dramatic hit? After all, Haddon's book is written in the very specific first-person voice...

  • Photo credit: Cabaret Artwork (Photo courtesy of Cabaret)

    This article refers to the original cast of Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club. Find out the newest Cabaret London cast and book Cabaret tickets here. When Cabaret comes to London in 2021, the Kit Kat Club is getting the Hollywood touch. Kander and Ebb's jazzy musical is already considered one of the theatre greats, thanks to its legendary score, and a new, immersive adaptation of Cabaret is sure to make this musical the talk of the town again. There's iconic roles too, including Cliff, Sally and the...

  • Photo credit: Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) cast (Photo by Matt Crockett)

    After Pride & Prejudice* (sort of)'s official opening earlier this week, the new Jane Austen-inspired production will be taking over the Criterion Theatre for even longer. Pride & Prejudice (sort of) will play for an extended booking period to 17 April.The production is a contemporary retelling of the Jane Austen novel Pride and Prejudice. A cast of five multi-role all characters, dictating the Pride and Prejudice story with the help of songs including "I Got You Babe" and "You're So...

  • Photo credit: Rory Kinnear and Sule Rimi (Photos courtesy of Kate Morley PR)

    The full cast for Tim Price's stage adaptation of Force Majeure has been named, and is led by Rory Kinnear. Force Majeure is at the Donmar Warehouse from 10 December to 5 February.Force Majeure follows Tomas and Ebba as they take their family to the Alps on a skiing trip. During the holiday, disaster strikes and their family is tested. Force Majeure is based on Ruben Östlund's award-winning comedy, which premiered at Cannes Film Festival and was Golden Globe-nominated for Best Foreign Language...

  • Welcome to the Kit Kat Club. An ever-changing world where artists roam free and nothing is off limits. For the first time, audiences can step inside the Kit Kat Club at a newly-reconfigured Playhouse Theatre to experience Cabaret like never before.The Cabaret musical is often considered to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. Now Cabaret will have a new lease of life. Here's our complete guide to the West End production of Cabaret. Cabaret tickets are available on...

  • Photo credit: Joseph Balderrama and Pepa Duarte (Photos courtesy of Royal Court)

    The full cast for Pablo Manzi's A Fight Against... (Una Lucha Contra...) has been named, with performances at the Royal Court from 9 December to 22 January. The original Spanish text has been translated into English by William GregoryA Fight Against... explores how violence has created and torn apart communities across the Americas. During the play, audiences meet a hangman in Mexico, a Chilean lecturer and a study group in the USA.Eduardo Arcelus, Joseph Balderrama, Pepa Duarte, Pía...

  • Photo credit: Witness for the Prosecution (Photo by Ellie Kurttz)

    The Agatha Christie play Witness for the Prosecution will keep audiences enthralled in court with an extended booking period. Witness for the Prosecution is now at London County Hall to 25 September, and Witness for the Prosecution tickets are on sale now.Witness for the Prosecution sees Leonard Vole called to the stand after he's accused of murder. His wife Romaine is called to the stand, but testifies in a shocking manner, speaking out against her husband. During the show, audiences sitting in...

  • Following last week's news that The Other Palace would reopen later this month with Bill Kenwright as the new owner, Paul Taylor-Mills will return to the venue in a new role. Taylor-Mills returns to The Other Palace as the new artistic director. He previously served as the venue's advisory producer from 2016 to 2018 under Andrew Lloyd Webber's ownership.Taylor-Mills' new position will mean he is both the artistic director of The Other Palace and the Turbine Theatre. His recent credits include My...

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