REVIEW: VOYAGER (New Diorama Theatre)

Space holds as much excitement, mystery and awe for us now as it did forty years ago, and our interstellar explorations still represent the pinnacle of human achievement. In their new play Voyager, Idle Motion present their musings about the innate human desire for exploration. Using an effective blend of dialogue, physicality and clever staging, […]

REVIEW: THE DARK ROOM (Udderbelly Festival)

“You awake to find yourself in a dark room!” Throughout the show, this line echoes several times around the festival tent, 400 voices chanting in unison. The show is led by our gaming M.C. John Robertson, decked out in lights, buttons and spiked shoulder pads, and we are well taken care of. Robertson is charismatic […]

Claire Sweeney has Tea With Wilma talking about her upcoming Hippodrome Casino show

Claire Sweeney is a much loved actress, singer, radio presenter and TV personality and is bringing her powerhouse vocals to the intimate setting of The Hippodrome Theatre. Claire rose to prominence as Lindsay Corkhill in Channel 4’s Brookside, and since then has enjoyed a hugely successful career on both stage and screen. She has starred in […]

AN INSPECTOR CALLS returns to the West End from 4th November at the Playhouse Theatre

Stephen Daldry’s multi award-winning production of JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls makes its much-anticipated return to the West End this winter. This will mark the 70th anniversary of the first UK staging of the play and the 25th anniversary of its first appearance at the National Theatre. The revival is produced by PW Productions – the […]

Live action video game THE DARK ROOM plays at the Udderbelly tomorrow

On 28th May the phenomenal success that is The Dark Room comes to London. The Dark Room is the world’s only live-action videogame. Part stand up comedy show, part theatre; interactive and insane, this is impro comedy + retro gaming combined into a deranged rock n’ roll game show all under the roof of the […]

David Hunter to join the cast of KINKY BOOTS from 15 August 2016

Kinky Boots, now the winner of every major Best Musical award, is pleased to announce that Matt Henry, who received the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical, is extending his acclaimed performance as Lola into 2017. He will be joined by David Hunter (Once; One Man, Two Guvnors) who will take on the […]

ALADDIN starts previews tonight and extends booking period

With 315 hours of rehearsals now complete; 68 tonnes of scenery hung at the Prince Edward Theatre; and 337 custom-designed, hand-made costumes created from over 1,225 varieties of fabric, adorned with millions of Swarovski crystals, Disney’s new musical Aladdin will begin previews in the West End tonight. Ahead of the very first performance in the […]

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE to tour the UK with Felicity Montagu as Mrs. Bennet

Following sell-out performances in 2013, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s acclaimed production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, adapted for the stage by Simon Reade, returns this year to close the 2016 Summer Season ahead of a major UK Tour in September. Opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, the tour will then visit Norwich, Cambridge, […]


The Branagh Theatre Company’s year-long residency at the Garrick has been a critical and box office triumph. But this penultimate production in the season, while being far from a disaster, has unfortunately — at least artistically — hit something of a bump in the road. Branagh returns to the first Shakespeare play he ever directed […]

REVIEW: JEKYLL & HYDE (Old Vic Theatre)

Choreographer Drew McOnie is a seasoned name at the West End, but “Jekyll & Hyde” marks his first own full length drama at the Old Vic Theatre. There is not much going on in the life of botanist Dr Jekyll besides taking care of his meager flower shop in London’s raunchy 50s. At nighttime he […]

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