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  • Photo credit: Pride and Prejudice in 2019 (Photo by Mihaela Bodlovic)

    Isobel McArthur's adaptation of Pride and Prejudice* (sort of) will receive its West End premiere later this year. The all-female adaptation will begin performances at the Criterion Theatre from 1 October. Pride and Prejudice* (sort of) tickets in London details are to be announced.In a tweet from Daily Mail entertainment reporter Baz Bamigboye, McArthur and fellow female actors play all roles in a "wickedly witty take".McArthur's adaptation is inspired by the 1813 Jane Austen romantic novel,...

  • Photo credit: Mamma Mia! in The Show Must Go on Trailer

    UPDATE: The Show Must Go On! will be broadcast on SkyArts on 18 July at 8pm. Over 600,000 views were recorded from its week-long stream on YouTube in June.Ahead of The Show Must Go On! concerts at the Palace Theatre, the Theatre Support Fund+ will be livestreaming the final performance worldwide. The Show Must Go On! is at the Palace Theatre from 2 - 6 June, with a live broadcast on 6 June at 7pm.The Show Must Go On! will be recorded by National Theatre Live, and you can discover all shows on...

  • Photo credit: Garrick Theatre (Photo by Jeff on Flickr under CC 2.0)

    Michael McManus' Brexit-inspired drama Maggie and Ted: The Birth of Brexit will make its West End premiere next month. Following a world premiere at The White Bear pub theatre in 2019, Maggie and Ted: The Birth of Brexit is now at the Garrick Theatre for two nights on 28 - 29 June.For over two decades, the tense political battleground between Margaret Thatcher and Ted Heath was covered in the media. One was the UK's first female Prime Minister. The other was the first working-class leader of the...

  • Photo credit: Max Harwood and Richard E. Grant in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Photo courtesy of Fox 20th Century Studios)

    The upcoming film adaptation of Everybody's Talking About Jamie has a new release date. Previously, all dates were scrapped but now Everybody's Talking About Jamie will now debut on the streaming service Amazon Prime from 17 September. The announcement comes on the same day that Everybody's Talking About Jamie reopens at the Apollo Theatre, with Everybody's Talking About Jamie tickets on sale now.Based on a BBC documentary, Everybody's Talking About Jamie follows Jamie New, a 16 year old who is...

  • Photo credit: Mary Poppins (Photo courtesy of Mary Poppins)

    We all wish we could have had a nanny like Mary Poppins. Conjuring up magic moments and a seemingly endless assortment of knick-knacks from her bag, the Banks children are in good hands with Mary Poppins looking after them.The Disney film was first adapted into a musical in the 2000s, and after a decade away from London is back at the Prince Edward Theatre. Mary Poppins is a supercalifragilistic musical that you can't miss in the West End.Here's our complete guide to the West End production of...

  • Photo credit: Anything is Possible if You Think About It Hard Enough (Photo courtesy of Southwark Playhouse)

    Cordeila O'Neill's new medical drama will run for a fortnight at Southwark Playhouse later this year. Anything is Possible if You Think About It Hard Enough performances will take place from 22 September - 9 October, with four neonatal and baby loss charities supporting the play.The drama sees two strangers Alex and Rupert meeting on the underground, uninterested in one another. But then, as they fall in love, the pair become parents; a normal family. When Alex goes into labour, the baby is...

  • Photo credit: Cast of Mischief Movie Night (Photo by Pamela Raith Photography)

    After performances of Mischief Movie Night were suspended at the Vaudeville Theatre last year, the improvisational film show has found a new London home. Mischief Movie Night will now run at Riverside Studios from 1 July - 1 August for in-person performances, with livestreaming options available during the run.Mischief Movie Night sees cast members create a new film based entirely on audience suggestions. During the run, there will be a "Sequel Sunday" on 18 July with two consecutive shows...

  • Photo credit: Wonderment cast (Photo by Matt Crockett)

    Sadly, we can't perform a trick that'll open all West End theatres with full capacity tomorrow. But, the headline acts in Wonderment: Magic and Illusion at the Palace Theatre will bring a touch of magic to the West End, with performances from 16 July - 30 August. Wonderment: Magic and Illusion is now called Wonderville.They'll join the previously announced Chris Cox and Josephine Lee in the production, who have both starred in The Illusionists at the Shaftesbury Theatre.Stage illusionists Young...

  • Photo credit: Justin Butcher in Scaramouche Jones (Photo by Josh Pulman)

    Justin Butcher's Scaramouche Jones will be revived this summer in London. Butcher will reprise the title role in his own play, which is at Wilton's Music Hall from 15 - 26 June.Set at the turn of the millennium, Scaramouche breaks fifty years of silence to reminisce over historic events throughout the twentieth century. His fortunes began in Trinidad, but as his life unfolded, Scaramouche reflects on where he ended up, eventually preparing for death.Scaramouche Jones was first performed in 2001,...

  • Photo credit: Cast of Singin' In The Rain (Photo by Oliver Rosser)

    The complete cast for the upcoming revival of Singin' in the Rain has been named, ahead of performances this summer. Singin' in the Rain is at Sadler's Wells from 30 July - 5 September, with a national tour taking place in 2022.As previously announced, Adam Cooper will reprise his performance as Don Lockwood, a role he played at Chichester Festival Theatre and at the Palace Theatre in 2012.Strictly Come Dancing professional Kevin Clifton will play Cosmo Brown, previously in the Rock of Ages tour...

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