REVIEW: JOE STILGOE (Lyric Hammersmith) ★★★★

The Chance to see one of the country’s foremost big band leaders performing at one of London’s most prestigious venues was an opportunity I seized upon with gusto and despite a ticket mix up almost scuppering the perfectly Christmassy event, Joe Stilgoe and his band were able to leave me with a feeling of joy, […]

REVIEW: SHOPPING AND F**CKING (Lyric Hamersmith) ★★★★

Mark Ravehill’s first full-length play, Shopping and F**king made it’s debut in 1996 at the Royal Court Upstairs, before embarking on national and international tours. When first produced Shopping and F**king received mixed reviews due to it’s themes of sexual violence, including a depiction of underage male rape. While more positive reviews commented on the […]

REVIEW: Things I Know to be True (Lyric Hammersmith) ★★★★

Premiered in Adelaide, Australia, this co-production between Frantic Assembly and the State Theatre Company of South Australia is now showing at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. Andrew Bovell’s poetic and bold play is a touching portrait of a family through the eyes of the children, who know they have to go their own way, which might […]

Cast announced for SHOPPING AND FUCKING at the Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Shopping and Fucking. Alex Arnold will be playing Robbie, Ashley McGuire will be playing Brian, David Moorst will be playing Gary, Sam Spruell will be playing Mark, Sophie Wu will be playing Lulu. Twenty years since its explosive premiere, Olivier Award-winning director Sean Holmes brings Mark Ravenhill’s […]

Lyric Hammersmith announce Spring 2017 season starting with FANTASTIC MR FOX

The Lyric Hammersmith have announced their Spring 2017 season, a diverse and eclectic programme of major new works featuring national and international collaborations. Following the Lyric Hammersmith’s much-loved annual pantomime, Aladdin, which closes the winter season, Fantastic Mr Fox, a co-production with Nuffield and Curve, will launch itself on to the Lyric stage early in the […]

Roald Dahls FANTASTIC MR FOX to tour the UK with a four week run in London

In celebration of Roald Dahl Day marking Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday on 13 September, producing partners Curve and Nuffield in association with Lyric Hammersmith, today announce a major UK tour of Roald Dahl’s FANTASTIC MR FOX, in a brand new musical adaptation for the stage. Following its world premiere at Nuffield Southampton Theatres this Christmas […]

Joe Stilgoe to play at Lyric Hammersmith this December

The Lyric Hammersmith is pleased to welcome Joe Stilgoe and his big band who take up residency at the Lyric for three nights of seasonal mayhem, mischief and romance on Monday 5, 12 and 19 of December 2016. Tickets go on sale today at 10am. Mixing incredible new songs with his inimitable take on favourite […]

REVIEW: BUGSY MALONE (Lyric Hammersmith)

After closing at the Lyric in August 2015, Alan Parker’s classic Bugsy Malone returns with a huge bang to London! The colourful show sets new heights and standards for the future West End stars in this dazzling production. The story is brought to life from the 1976 film that starred Jodie Foster and Bonnie Langford. […]

Full casting announced for Bugsy Malone at the Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Sir Alan Parker’s Bugsy Malone, which returns to the Lyric for a limited 12 week run following the critically acclaimed, Olivier-nominated 2015 production. Starring a diverse range of talented young performers aged 9 and over, the lead roles will be performed by three different casts in rotation. […]

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