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  • Photo credit: Chris and Xand van Tulleken (Photo by Prudence Upton)

    Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken will return to the West End for another medical show this Christmas, celebrating the human body. Operation Ouch! Live on Stage - Not for the Squeamish is at the Lyric Theatre from 4 December - 16 Jan. 2022.Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken are identical twins who practice in London and the USA respectively. Together, they've hosted various television specials, including Coronavirus documentaries for Channel 4 including How To Avoid A Second Wave.In their...

  • Photo credit: Piccadilly Circus (Photo by Pedro Szekely on Flickr)

    UPDATE: Due to the Omicron variant, masks will be required in all events spaces, including theatres. New guidance around masks will be made compulsory from Friday 10 December. A Covid pass will be made mandatory in indoor venues with a capacity of over 500, outdoor venues with a capacity of 4000, and any venue over 10000. Find out more about the Omicron variant and theatres.Even though West End shows are open at full capacity once more, the pandemic is not over just yet. To keep all theatregoers...

  • Photo credit: Ian McKellen in Hamlet (Photo courtesy of Theatre Royal Windsor)

    This is a great time to see the definitive portrayals of some of the best roles in theatre. Not only are there numerous fantastic revivals and returning productions in town, but the lead actors who previously starred in those shows are heading back to the West End too. From Michael Ball and Sutton Foster to Jason Donovan and Ian McKellen, here are some of the West End actors you can see reprising roles right now. Jason Donovan and Jac Yarrow in Joseph (Photo courtesy of Joseph and the Amazing...

  • Photo credit: Mark Monero and Cecila Noble (Photos courtesy of Royal Court)

    The full cast for the UK premiere of Aleshea Harris' Is God Is will star Mark Monero and Cecilia Noble. Is God Is is at the Royal Court from 10 September - 23 October.Mark Monero makes his Royal Court debut in Is God Is. Previously, Monero has starred in Antigone at Theatre Royal Stratford East and One Man Two Guvnors at the National Theatre. He's joined by Cecilia Noble who returns to the Royal Court, previously in Liberian Girl and The Sacred Night. Noble's West End credits include The Welkin,...

  • Photo credit: The Great Gatsby (Photo courtesy of The Great Gatsby)

    UPDATE: The Great Gatsby has announced an extended booking period to 30 Oct. 2022. The Great Gatsby tickets are on sale now.An acclaimed adaptation of The Great Gatsby, which is London's longest-running immersive production, will reopen in September. The Great Gatsby will reopen at Gatsby's Mansion at Immersive LDN from 16 September.The Great Gatsby is based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, and is considered to be a seminal piece of 1920s literature. Set in the Jazz Age with an art-deco feel,...

  • Photo credit: Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon in Frozen (Photo by Johan Persson)

    The Disney song "Let It Go" is arguably one of the best-known songs of all time. Elsa's anthem helped to popularised Frozen as a 21st century cultural phenomenon, so much so that it's hard to believe that Frozen hasn't even been around for a decade yet. Frozen is not only one of the best-selling films of all time though. It's also an epic Disney musical which transforms the West End into an icy haven. Frozen is a musical that brings the Disney characters Anna and lovable snowman Olaf to life,...

  • Photo credit: Mark Rylance (Photo by Simon Annand)

    Following the teased news that a West End revival of Jerusalem was in the works, further details on Jerusalem have been confirmed. Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem will return to the West End, playing at the Apollo Theatre from 16 April - 6 Aug. 2022.Mark Rylance and Mackenzie Crook will reprise their roles as Johnny "Rooster" Byron and Ginger respectively. Rylance and Crook both starred in Jerusalem at the Apollo Theatre a decade ago, which was nominated for best new play at the Olivier Awards.Set...

  • Photo credit: Be More Chill (Photo by Matt Crockett)

    The Be More Chill West End cast will change from next week, as two new company members join the show. They'll be in the production all summer long, with Be More Chill at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 5 September.Grace Mouat will take over the role of Chloe Valentine from Millie O'Connell. Mouat has previously starred in & Juliet at the Shaftesbury Theatre, as well as being a Six swing at the Arts Theatre. Nathania Ong will play Jenna, taking over from Renée Lamb. Ong will make her West End...

  • Photo credit: Trafalgar Square (Photo by Kevin Gibbons on Flickr, credit to australiaphotos.co.uk)

    West End Live will return to Trafalgar Square in 2021, it has been confirmed. West End Live will take place in London over two days, from 18 - 19 September.West End Live is an annual musical theatre event held by the Society of London Theatre. During the weekend-long event, dozens of West End productions take part, performing in a fifteen-minute slot. Typically, over 500,000 visitors watch shows at West End Live each year.So far, over 30 shows have been confirmed to appear throughout the two day...

  • Photo credit: Ore Oduba (Photo courtesy of The Rocky Horror Show)

    The current tour of The Rocky Horror Show will play a limited engagement in London later this year. The Rocky Horror Show is at the Peacock Theatre from 20 - 30 October.The Rocky Horror Show follows Brad and Janet, a young couple who have to take shelter in a nearby castle. There, they meet Dr. Frank N. Furter who reveals the latest creation they've been working on. The sci-fi musical features a book, music and lyrics by Richard O' Brien, with songs include "Dammit, Janet," "Sweet Transvestite"...

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