James Phillip’s play THE RUBENSTEIN KISS come to Southwark Playhouse

The first London production since 2005 of the multi-award winning play THE RUBENSTEIN KISS by James Phillips, will open at Southwark Playhouse for a limited 4-week run from 14 March 2019, directed by Joe Harmston. There will be a national press night on 18 March 2019. James Phillips’s first staged play, The Little Fir Tree, […]

REVIEW: Dracula (Jack Studio) ★★★

Writer and director Ross McGregor returns to the Jack Studio in Brockley alongside the team from Arrows and Traps Theatre, with a creepy and atmospheric adaptation of Bram Stoker’s gothic horror classic Dracula. Anyone adapting Dracula is going to be travelling on a well-worn path, and needs to decide if they want to stick closely […]

REVIEW: othellomacbeth (Lyric Hammersmith) ★★

Shakespeare – shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Sadly you remind me of cold class rooms. I attended a school that force fed the pupils Shakespeare in a manner that would make a foie gras goose wince, the unsurprising result being that I have had no great love for the bard. Earlier this […]

REVIEW: Measure for Measure (Donmar Warehouse) ★★★

Josie Rourke, the soon to depart Artistic Director at the Donmar, has taken an innovative approach to staging Shakespeare’s take on sex, power and corruption. Rather than decide whether to set the play in an historical or contemporary setting Rourke does both, with the first half set in medieval Vienna and then the second act […]

Cilla The Musical (Curve Leicester) ★★

Following the death of the nation’s sweetheart in 2015, a critically acclaimed ITV biographical mini-series aired, which depicted Cilla Black’s rise to fame and her relationship with Bobby Willis. Kenwright’s stage production then followed suit, as an adaptation of aforementioned TV series. Rather than a morbid retelling of a person’s life after their death, Cilla […]

REVIEW: THE INHERITANCE (Noel Coward Theatre) ★★★★★

Following an acclaimed run at the Young Vic, Matthew Lopez’s two-part epic, The Inheritance, is entertaining a new, much larger audience at the Noel Coward Theatre. Set a generation after the peak of the AIDS crisis, Matthew Lopez’s, The Inheritance explores profound themes through the turbulent and often comical experiences of a group of young, […]

Star casting announced for Club Tropicana The Musical

Star casting is announced today for the world premiere of Club Tropicana The Musical by Michael Gyngell, a summer adventure of love in the sun, with a soundtrack of smash-hit pop classics all performed live on stage. It takes a fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80’s when hair was big, shoulders were […]

Star line-up announced for weekly cabaret at Studio 88

One Night With…! is an exciting new West End afterhours event that will allow fans to get up close and personal with some of the biggest musical theatre stars. Hosted by YouTube sensation Doug Armstrong, the season kicks off on the Tuesday 16 October with One Night With…Carrie Hope Fletcher and Jodie Steele, leading ladies […]

THE TWILIGHT ZONE transfers to the West End

You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, The Twilight Zone. After a sell-out Almeida run, The Twilight Zone will transfer to the West End, and will run at the Ambassadors Theatre from 4 March […]

Winners announced for the UK THEATRE AWARDS 2018

This year’s UK Theatre Awards winners were revealed today (Sunday 14 October) in a lunchtime ceremony at London’s Guildhall. The Awards were hosted by Olivier-nominated musical theatre performer Tyrone Huntley, and presenters included Wendi Peters, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Ria Jones, Matt Cardle, Emma Williams and Michael Ellis MP. Actor and writer Maxine Peake was honoured with […]

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