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Jane Horrocks in East is East

REVIEW: East Is East, Trafalgar Studios ✭✭✭✭

East is East isn’t the searing feast of theatricality you might expect from Lloyd, but the hallmarks and flourishes of his Trafalgar Transformed season are plentiful. The worn, retro couches on set – contaminated by years of family life – inhabit the Khan home like relics, and designer Richard Howell’s lighting subtly divides the cramped […]

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Kooza at the Royal Albert Hall

Cirque Du Soleil Kooza Trailer Released

Cirque du Soleil has today unveiled it’s new promo film for Kooza, which will open at London’s Royal Albert Hall on January 6th, 2015. The story of The Innocent, a melancholy loner in search of his place in the world, Kooza is a return to the origins of Cirque du Soleil: It combines two circus […]

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Richard Shelton is Frank Sinatra.

Sinatra Is Back At The Palladium

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Francis Albert ‘Frank’ Sinatra and to celebrate this momentous occasion, The Ministry of Entertainment Ltd is presenting the world premiere of Sinatra 100, five unforgettable weeks of amazing performances by the biggest stars in the world, at the London Palladium, the world famous iconic venue where […]

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Georgia Stitt

Georgia Stitt And Friends At The Garrick

US composer and lyricist Georgia Stitt makes a welcome return to London following her sell-out concerts at St Paul’s Church in 2007 and The Hippodrome in 2012. In her new show, My Lifelong Love, she performs some of her best known songs from her albums This Ordinary Thursday, Alphabet City Cycle and, of course, My […]

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Jenna Russell

REVIEW: Urinetown, Apollo Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

Urinetown Apollo Theatre 5 Stars “What kind of a musical is this??!” cries Little Sally The good kind. Susannah Clapp (for the Guardian) described Miss Saigon as “a show that flaunts the notion of liberal sympathies, while cruising on commerce.” This got me thinking, Miss Saigon aside, about how this all too apparent paradox operates […]

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Sleepless in Seattle - The Musical at the Pasadena Playhouse. Photo: Jim Cox

Is Sleepless In Seattle The Musical West End Bound?

Following a hugely successful world premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse in California, the new musical version of the hit film Sleepless in Seattle could be on its way to London’s West End. According to the show’s producers over  $2,000,000 has been invested to date and to raise further front money financing they have established a […]

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The Lion King celebrates 15 years of performances in the West End

The Lion King Celebrates 15th Birthday in West End

On Sunday 19th October, Disney’s The Lion King will celebrate its 15th anniversary at London’s Lyceum Theatre. The award-winning musical has entertained over 12 million theatregoers and remains the West End’s best-selling stage production. The production also recently became the sixth longest-running West End musical of all time. To celebrate the 15th birthday of the […]

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