London Theatre Runway – New Training Programme

LONDON THEATRE RUNWAY  A NEW GRADUATE THEATRICAL TRAINING PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED FOR SEPTEMBER  AT TROUBADOUR WEMBLEY PARK THEATRE London Theatre Runway is a bespoke training and connectivity programme for performing arts graduates which will be based at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.  The first term is due to begin in September and the application process opens today. […]

Hope Mill Theatre to live stream UK premiere of a new documentary celebrating the career of stage and screen icon Olympia Dukakis

HOPE MILL THEATRE TO LIVE STREAM UK PREMIERE OF NEW DOCUMENTARY CELEBRATING THE CAREER OF OSCAR-WINNING STAGE AND SCREEN ICON OLYMPIA DUKAKIS FILM TO BE SHOWN FREE OF CHARGE ON HOPE MILL THEATRE’S FACEBOOK PAGE ON FRIDAY 10TH JULY AT 6PM Hope Mill Theatre will live stream the UK premiere of a new documentary celebrating the […]

Budding young presenter Charlie Kristensen interviews the stars of stage and screen for his YouTube chat show “Musical Chairs with #CheerUpCharlie!”

Budding young presenter Charlie Kristensen  interviews the stars of stage and screen for his YouTube chat show Musical Chairs with #CheerUpCharlie!  Ten-year-old Charlie Kristensen, from Wokingham in Berkshire, won over the hearts of the West End theatre industry and the British public last year when he launched his #CheerUpCharlie campaign, channelling his own traumatic experiences of being bullied, and […]

West End stars direct to your cars! | Musical Theatre Drive-In, from Saturday 25 July

West End stars direct to your carsBrent Cross Shopping Centre, Stadium Car Park, Stadium Road, NW4 3FPFrom Saturday 25th July – late August West End Musical Brunch, the UK’s biggest musical theatre party, is going to the drive-in this summer for a socially distanced musical theatre celebration, West End Musical Drive-In, bringing West End superstars […]

Hairspray confirms rescheduled 2021 season dates at the London Coliseum

THE HUGE-HEARTED SHOW ANNOUNCES 2021 SEASON DATES Performances to begin on Thursday 22 April 2021 Production stars Olivier Award winning MICHAEL BALL returning to his legendary role of Edna Turnblad, alongside PAUL MERTON, who makes his West End debut 19-week season to run until 29 August | London Coliseum The producers of Hairspray the Musical have announced today rescheduled performance […]

The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown’s blockbuster novel – is to make World Premiere on stage in 2021

THE GLOBAL PHENOMENON THE DA VINCI CODE – TO MAKE STAGE PREMIERE IN 2021 Dan Brown’s international best seller to be adapted for the stage Directed by Luke Sheppard (acclaimed West End musical, & Juliet) UK Tour begins in Bromley, Saturday 3 April 2021 www.davincicodeonstage.com The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown’s blockbuster novel that captivated the world, […]

Theatres Trust responds to government’s roadmap for England theatres

After Oliver Dowden’s roadmap for England’s theatres was published last night, I want to share a statement in response from Jon Morgan, director of The Theatres Trust, a national advisory public body for theatres. Jon comments: The Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden’s announcement of a five-step roadmap for reopening of theatres is a move in the right direction, but critically it […]

SLEEPLESS, A MUSICAL ROMANCE to open with social distancing this summer

THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SLEEPLESS, A MUSICAL ROMANCE STARRING JAY McGUINESS & KIMBERLEY WALSH TO BEGIN A LIMITED SEASON AT TROUBADOUR WEMBLEY PARK THEATRE ON TUESDAY 25 AUGUST 2020 NATIONAL PRESS NIGHT TUESDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2020 NHS GALA, A NIGHT FOR SLEEPLESS HEROES, TO TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY 27 AUGUST 2020 SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance, […]

GALS ALOUD – LIVE AT THE DRIVE IN – SAT 22 AUGUST AT THE TROUBADOUR IN LONDON – FIRST DRIVE IN DRAG EXTRAVAGANZA

TUCKSHOP PRESENTS RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE UK STAR CHERYL HOLE TO PERFORM IN FIRST DRIVE IN DRAG EXTRAVAGANZA GALS ALOUD – LIVE AT THE DRIVE IN AT TROUBADOUR MERIDIAN WATER SATURDAY 22 AUGUST @ 10PM TICKETS ON SALE NOW – www.thedrivein.london   Start your engines as TuckShop brings you a fierce, funny, fabulous Drag Drive-In spectacular featuring the hits of […]

The Show Must Go on; first major post-COVID theatre production begins rehearsals, with Sir Ian McKellen playing Hamlet

THE SHOW WILL GO ON: HAMLET REHEARSALS FROM MONDAY 29 JUNE ·        First major new UK live theatre production to start rehearsals following COVID-19 lockdown ·        Cast includes: Ben Allen, Emmanuella Cole, Alis Wyn Davies, Oli Higginson, Nick Howard-Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Asif Khan, Missy Malek, Ian McKellen, Jenny Seagrove ·        Directed by Sean Mathias A new production of Shakespeare’s […]