CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY MARKS START OF THIRD GOLDEN YEAR IN THE WEST END

The award-winning West End production of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, last night marked its second anniversary with a gala performance and party for cast, crew and special guests. Zachary Loonie (one of the four talented young actors who plays Charlie Bucket) led the curtain call at the end of […]

ROCKY HORROR SHOW CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 2016 UK TOUR

X Factor finalist and star of the stage version of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Diana Vickers will star in the role of Janet Weiss alongside Emmerdale actor, Ben Freeman, who will play the role of Brad Majors. S Club 7 star, Paul Cattermole, will join Ben and Diana by playing Eddie and […]

Harry Potter play to open at Palace Theatre in 2016

JK Rowling’s boy wizard will hit the stage in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, written by Jack Thorne and directed by John Tiffany at the Palace Theatre, London in Summer 2016. Thorne and Tiffany worked together on John Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In, which ran at the Apollo Theatre last year, and are now […]

RSC RETURNS TO NEWCASTLE NEXT WEEK WITH EXHILERATING ADVENTURE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

The world famous Royal Shakespeare Company will return to Newcastle next week with an energetic new production for 8-13 year olds – The Famous Victories of Henry V. The production plays the Theatre Royal on Tuesday 30 June, and in schools in the North East between 1-3 July.   The Famous Victories of Henry V […]

Sara Pascoe joins line-up at Manchester International Festival

Manchester International Festival invites Sara Pascoe to perform her latest show The Museum of Robot Pussycats at the Pavilion Theatre at Festival Square on 10 July 2015. An exploration of the stories that nobody wants to tell; the first drafts, the scribbled-outs and the haven’t-got-an-endings. Learn about the girl whose face was so oily that […]

West End musical Motown to hold open auditions

Open auditions will be held for the upcoming West End production of Broadway hit musical Motown. The show, which follows the career of producer and songwriter Berry Gordy and the creation of Motown Records, opens at the Shaftesbury Theatre on 11 February 2016. Auditions will take place at the London Welsh Centre (157-163 Gray’s Inn […]

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY THIRD CAST MARKS START OF THIRD GOLDEN YEAR IN THE WEST END

The award-winning West End production of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, will mark its second anniversary tonight with a gala performance and party for cast, crew and special guests. Jonathan Slinger (Willy Wonka) and Zachary Loonie (one of the four talented young actors who plays Charlie Bucket) will lead […]

BAC to create ‘cultural resource’ at Battersea Power Station

Battersea Arts Centre is partnering with the company behind the regeneration of Battersea Power Station to create a “cultural resource” at the development. Housed in Circus West, the first phase of the £6 billion development, the Village Hall will provide a “cultural resource for existing and future local residents and the arts community in Wandsworth and […]

Mixtape, Edinburgh Festival, Underbelly 6 – 30 August

Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015MIXTAPE Bite-sized comedy inspired by music EDINBURGH FESTIVAL PREVIEWDate: Friday 24 July, 7.30pm Venue: Live Theatre, Newcastle Tickets: £8 full price, £6 concession Box office: 0191 232 1232 Internet: www.live.org.uk EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE Dates: Thursday 6 to Sunday 30 August, 10.20pm Venue: Belly Laughs, at Underbelly Cowgate (venue 61) Tickets: £11 […]