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  • Photo credit: Only Fools and Horses cast (Photo courtesy of Neil Reading PR)

    Only Fools and Horses: The Musical will reopen in the West End, forming part of the television show's 40th anniversary celebrations. Only Fools and Horses: The Musical performances resume at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 1 October, with Paul Whitehouse reprising his role.Speaking about the musical's West End return, Paul Whitehouse said: "I'm over the moon, because finally, the West End is coming back to life and Only Fools and Horses The Musical will return to the Theatre Royal Haymarket...

  • Photo credit: Previous cast of Leopoldstadt (Photo by Marc Brenner)

    Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt will return to the West End later this year. Leopoldstadt performances will resume at the Wyndham's Theatre for 12 weeks from 7 August - 30 October, with Leopoldstadt tickets on sale now.Producer Sonia Friedman said of Leopoldstadt : "After a year of immense loss and struggle for so many, including the unthinkable shutdown of our theatre industry, to announce the new dates for the return of Tom's astonishing play to the West End. Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama of...

  • Photo credit: 2017 Sydney Production of The Money (Photo by Prudence Upton)

    Kaleider's The Money will open for another London season this summer, inviting theatregoers to consider how they'd spend a pot of money. The Money will take place at London County Hall from 26 May - 18 July, with Witness for the Prosecution opening again at London County Hall from August.Combining immersive theatre and game play, The Money sees a group of strangers given 60 minutes on how to spend a large sum of money. If players cannot agree by the end of the hour, the money rolls over to the...

  • Photo credit: Katie Deacon (Photo by Edward Johnson)

    UPDATE: Ahead of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel opening at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, the off-West End venue have collaborated with The Theatre Channel for an upcoming episode. Stars taking part include Michael Xavier, Josefina Gabrielle, Caroline Sheen, Daniel Koek, Amara Okereke. ArtsEd graduates Ethlinn Rose and Tavio Wright will also take part. The episode is available to watch on 18 June.After five musical episodes in 2020 celebrating the best of West End theatre, The Theatre...

  • Photo credit: Andrew Lloyd Webber (Photo by Alice Whitby)

    Ahead of West End musicals reopening from next month, a new Andrew Lloyd Webber album will showcase the best of his musical catalogue. Titled Andrew Lloyd Webber: Symphonic Suites, an 81-piece orchestra will play newly-orchestrated suites from three musicals, with the album being released this summer.The symphonic album will feature music from three of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musicals: Evita, The Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard. Speaking about the album, Lloyd Webber said: "For over a...

  • Photo credit: The Lion King (Photo by Johan Persson)

    London is packed with theatrical experiences, with some shows designed with younger audiences in mind. Shows typically fall into two brackets; either they're either created for kids, or are family-friendly shows in London suitable for both children and adults. Over the years, many musicals have even featured kids in their cast, including School of Rock, Annie and The Sound of Music. They've all inspired upcoming generations of West End stars, so why not encourage your kids to create a love of...

  • Photo credit: Previous cast of What The Ladybird Heard (Photo by Robert Day)

    A stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard will run in the West End this summer. What the Ladybird Heard is at the Palace Theatre from 15 July - 29 August.First published in 2009, What the Ladybird Heard sees a group of farmyard animals trying to save the day and defeat villains. The show previously ran at the Lyric Theatre in 2017.The original idea for What the Ladybird Heard was born from a countryside walk that Donaldson had with her son. The production has been created...

  • Photo credit: Children at the theatre (Photo by David Levene for The Guardian)

    Taking children to the theatre can be a great way to spend time with your kids, nieces, nephews, or just the offspring of your friends. But, many questions could also arise from the thought of spending hours at the theatre with kids. Will the children sit still for a couple of hours? Will they want to be there? What if they get bored?To make sure a trip to the theatre with children goes as smoothly as possible, we've got some handy tips and tricks. Once you've mastered all these tips, you'll...

  • Photo credit: Jonathan Slinger and Rosie Sheehy (Photo courtesy of Oleanna)

    After reopening Theatre Royal Bath as part of their welcome back season, Oleanna will be the first production to open at the Arts Theatre in over a year. The David Mamet play Oleanna will run at the Arts Theatre from 21 July - 23 October, with Oleanna tickets on sale now.Set on an American campus, Oleanna follows the complicated relationship between Carol and John. Carol is a female student who files a claim of sexual harassment against her male college professor, which eventually ruins both of...

  • Photo credit: Chris Cox and Josephine Lee (Photos courtesy of Chris Cox and Josephine Lee respectively)

    A brand new magic show Wonderment will open at the Palace Theatre this summer, set to astonish audiences with its death-defying stunts. Wonderment is at the Palace Theatre from 16 July - 30 August. Wonderment: Magic and Illusion is now called Wonderville.According to press material, "Wonderment brings together some of the greatest illusionists live on stage in breath-taking displays of magic and illusion that will electrify, surprise and delight."Wonderment will be led by Chris Cox and Josephine...

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