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  • Photo credit: The Prince of Egypt (Photo by Tristram Kenton)

    A closing date has been posted for the West End premiere of The Prince of Egypt. The Prince of Egypt will play a final performance at the Dominion Theatre on 8 January, and tickets for The Prince of Egypt are on sale now. The Prince of Egypt musical is based on the biblical story as told in the Book of Exodus. It centres on Moses and Ramses, two brothers who are raised together but have different pasts. The Prince of Egypt features original music by Stephen Schwartz, as well as the Academy...

  • Photo credit: Jodie Comer (Photo courtesy of Prima Facie)

    Jodie Comer will make her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller's Prima Facie at the Harold Pinter Theatre next year. Prima Facie is at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 15 April - 18 June and Prima Facie tickets are on sale now.Prima Facie follows Tessa, a barrister who has worked her way to the top of her career. But when she's forced to deal with an unexpected event, she must work in line with the patriarchal power of the law, a decision she doesn't take lightly. Jodie Comer will...

  • Photo credit: Six cast (Photo by Eleanor Howarth)

    It's quite a coronation for the Six queens. After moving to its forever home, the Vaudeville Theatre, earlier this week, the first singalong performance at its new location has been revealed. A singalong performance of Six will take place at the Vaudeville Theatre at 7pm on 23 Jan. 2022. During the performance, audience members will be invited to sing throughout, joining in with hits including "No Way", "Get Down" and "Don't Lose Your Head." Theatregoers are also invited to dress like their...

  • Photo credit: Nigel Harman and Danny John-Jules (Photos courtesy of Storyhouse PR)

    The world premiere of The Da Vinci Code on stage will begin its tour next year. Casting for early venues in the tour has also been revealed too, with Nigel Harman and Danny John-Jules leading the company.Speaking about The Da Vinci Code, producer Simon Friend said: "With Dan Brown's full endorsement of the show, we're confident that we'll please devoted fans as well as newcomers to this magnificent story. Dan Brown's epic thriller has been read by millions worldwide, and seen by millions...

  • Photo credit: Saturday Night Fever (Photo by Pamela Raith)

    You should be dancin' into the Peacock Theatre next year, as Saturday Night Fever returns to London. As part of the show's national tour, Saturday Night Fever is at the Peacock Theatre from 1 February - 26 March. Based on the 1977 film starring John Travolta, Saturday Night Fever follows Tony Manero and his road to dancing success. Saturday Night Fever features hits by the Bee Gees, including "How Deep Is Your Love," "Night Fever" and "More Than a Woman." But for this tour, additional Bee Gees...

  • Photo credit: Gangsta Granny 2018 cast (Photo by Mark Douet)

    After David Walliams' Billionaire Boy at the Garrick Theatre this summer, audiences can enjoy another David Walliams story on stage, as Gangsta Granny returns to London this Christmas. Gangsta Granny is at the Bloomsbury Theatre from 9 December - 9 Jan. 2022. Gangsta Granny follows a young boy named Ben, who must stay overnight with his cabbage-loving Granny. When Granny shares a secret with Ben, their Friday night becomes the adventure of a lifetime. Gangsta Granny is a David Walliams story...

  • Photo credit: Hampstead Theatre (Photo courtesy of Hampstead Theatre)

    The two final plays in the Hampstead Theatre's reopening season have been announced, completing the works being presented in 2021. The pair of new works are Miriam Battye's adaptation of little scratch and Nell Leyshon's Folk.Speaking about the season's conclusion, Hampstead Theatre's artistic director Roxana Silbert said: "Sound takes centre stage in both of our new Downstairs shows, as we welcome audiences to full capacity in the studio." Based on Rebecca Watson's 2020 novel of the same name,...

  • Photo credit: Only Fools and Horses (Photo courtesy of Only Fools and Horses)

    Only Fools and Horses was one of the greatest 20th-century sitcoms aired on British screens. The lovable comedy followed the Trotter brothers in London, who'll sell anything in the hopes of becoming rich. First broadcast in 1981, the sitcom ran for seven series over a decade, and was watched by millions nationwide. Now, theatregoers can reunite with Del Boy and Rodney Trotter again in Only Fools and Horses: The Musical, as the garish Reliant Robin is parked in the West End. The Only Fools and...

  • Photo credit: A Christmas Carol 2020 (Photo courtesy of The Old Vic)

    Stephen Mangan will lead the cast of A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic this festive season, returning for a fifth year. A Christmas Carol is at the Old Vic from 13 November - 8 January. Mangan returns to the West End to play Ebenezer Scrooge. He has previously been in plays such as The Man in the White Suit and The Birthday Party. He's joined by Jack Shalloo as Bob Cratchit, Bridgette Amofah as Mrs Cratchit, Amanda Hadingue as the Ghost of Christmas Past, Rachel John as Ghost of Christmas...

  • Photo credit: Roger Bart and Olly Dobson (Photo by Sean Ebsworth Barnes)

    Get ready to feel the power of love for a bit longer! The West End run of Back to the Future will be extended at the Adelphi Theatre, with performances now confirmed to 3 Jul. 2022. Back to the Future tickets are on sale now. Based on the hit sci-fi film trilogy of the same name, Back to the Future sees Marty McFly transported back in time with scientist Dr. Emmett Brown in a DeLorean. Now in 1955, McFly must make sure his parents fall in love to go back to the present day. Olly Dobson leads the...

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