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  • London Theatre Week is back! There’s never been a better time to book theatre tickets to West End shows. Get exclusive prices on some of the top shows in the West End, and see the best the West End has to offer this spring, as well as tickets for upcoming West End shows in summer 2022. London Theatre Week runs from 21 February - 13 March. Book tickets to some of the most-popular West End musicals, like Wicked, Dear Evan Hansen, Cinderella, Frozen, and Back to the Future. Or maybe you're wanting...

  • Photo credit: Yellowfin artwork (Photo courtesy of Chloe Nelkin Consulting)

    Are you ready to dive into a new play? The world premiere of marine play Yellowfin will open at Southwark Playhouse, with performances from 13 October - 6 November.Set in a committee room on Capitol Hill, Yellowfin follows three senators who investigate a man on suspicion of illegally trading rare marine commodities. The man believes he stopped trading years ago, but there's proof to suggest this isn't the case. Yellowfin is written by Marek Horn, who said that the play has now morphed thanks to...

  • London Theatre Week is back. Don’t wait around to book the best London theatre tickets. Secure your seats to London's hottest off-West End shows in the capital. Get exclusive prices on over 35 West End and Off-West End shows in London as part of London Theatre Week. London Theatre Week is from 21 February - 13 March. As well as West End shows like Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, COCK, and Cinderella, there’s also Off-West End shows to be wowed by. Become the Time Lord in Doctor Who Time Fracture,...

  • Carrie Hope Fletcher and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt in Cinderella (Photo by Tristram Kenton)

    Andrew Lloyd Webber can't quite believe his latest show has finally opened. Although Cinderella has taken a winding path to opening night at the Gillian Lynne Theatre on 18 August, full of pandemic-related postponements, the moment finally arrived. "I'm still pinching myself, I can't quite believe we're here," Lloyd Webber said from the stage before the opening night performance. "Short of a passing asteroid hitting us, I think it might be possible that we're going to just possibly have a show...

  • Photo credit: Magic Mike Live cast (Photo by Trevor Leighton)

    Magic Mike Live will continue performances for another year, and is now at the London Hippodrome to 26 Jun. 2022. Magic Mike Live tickets are on sale now.Based on the hit movie series starring Channing Tatum, Magic Mike Live is a dance and acrobatic show which has been revamped to ensure Covid-safety. In a feature for LondonTheatre.co.uk, Magic Mike Live is a show that "really knows what it is and what it's doing and they crafted a thoroughly enjoyable evening of live entertainment. It's just 90...

  • Photo credit: Adrian Dunbar (Photo by Karen Robinson)

    Ahead of a new Hamlet adaptation opening at the Young Vic next month, the full casting to star alongside Cush Jumbo has been revealed. Hamlet is at the Young Vic from 25 September - 13 November.Best known for playing Ted Hastings in the BBC One drama Line of Duty, Adrian Dunbar will return to the London stage for the first time in over a decade to play the Ghost and Claudius in Hamlet. Previously, he's appeared in King Lear at the Royal Court and Real Dreams and The Danton Affair for the Royal...

  • Photo credit: Theatre Royal Drury Lane (Photo by Andy Paradise)

    Many West End theatres are returning better than ever after the disruption of the past year, thanks to extensive remodels - some done specially for their incoming shows. Here's our guide to the new-look London theatre scene, and all the great productions that will benefit from their venue revamps.Book tickets to see a show in the West End. West End theatre tickets are available on London Theatre. Theatre Royal Drury Lane (Photo by Andy Paradise)Theatre Royal Drury LaneAndrew Lloyd Webber is...

  • Photo credit: Matt Forde (Photo courtesy of Avalon)

    Following a short West End engagement at the Garrick Theatre last month, political commentator Matt Forde will return to the West End for a longer residency. Matt Forde's Political Party will run fortnightly at the Duchess Theatre from 27 September, sharing the same venue as The Play That Goes Wrong.Political Party began at The Other Palace in 2013, and has since taken place over 70 times. As part of the show, Forde interviews politicians and influential figures to find out more about their...

  • Photo credit: & Juliet (Photos by Johan Persson)

    You'll have heard of Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare. It's the tale of two lovestruck teenagers from rivalling families in Verona who fall in love to fatal consequences. But, what would have happened if Juliet had decided to stay alive? You may have wondered, but now you can find out the answer.& Juliet is a musical that rewrites the end of Shakespeare's tragedy to the sounds of contemporary pop songs. Yes, those chart-topping hits you spent hours singing to in front of the mirror...

  • Photo credit: Hamilton (Photo courtesy of Hamilton)

    Ahead of Hamilton resuming performances in London, the Hamilton lottery in London has also reopened for entries. The Hamilton lottery allows entrants to be in with a chance of winning £10 tickets to Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre for all upcoming performances.Hamilton is at the Victoria Palace Theatre from 19 August.The Hamilton lottery opens every Friday at 12:01AM, running through to Thursday at 1:00PM, for a chance to win £10 tickets for Hamilton performances the following week. All...

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