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1984 by George Orwell at the Playhouse Theatre

The success of Headlong’s 1984 and its contribution to the future of theatre

It was announced this week that, due to unprecedented demand, Headlong’s 1984 is extending its run at the Playhouse Theatre until August 23rd, prior to its second UK tour. The play itself reminds us of the dangers of following suit. The popularity of this anti-populist play therefore is a particularly pertinent indicator of some significant […]

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Stomp Celebrates 13th Birthday

Stomp celebrated its 13th Birthday in the West End with a celebrity studded charity performance. Created by Luke Creswell and Steve McNicholas, Stomp was first performed in 1991 in Edinburgh. The show has become one of one Britain’s greatest exports, touring the globe for 22 years, playing over 20 thousand performances to more than 12 […]

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Motown The Musical is to open at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London's West End in February 2016

Motown The Musical To Open In February 2016

It was announced today that the Tony Award nominated show Motown The Musical will open at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London in February 2016. Motown features over 50 Motown classics made famous by artist including Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and many more. Motown provided the soundtrack […]

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Jeremy Secomb joins the cast of Les Miserables in London as Javert.

Les Miserables London – New Cast Announced

Now in its 30th record-breaking year, Cameron Mackintosh has announced new cast members for Les Miserables at the Queens Theatre in London. Joining the cast from 15 June 2015 are Phil Daniels as Thénardier, Jeremy Secomb as Javert, Rachelle Ann Go as Fantine; Katy Secombe as Madame Thénardier and Zoë Doano as Cosette. Jeremy Secomb […]

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Matt Cardle joins Beverley Knight in Memphis The Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre

Matt Cardle Joins The Cast Of Memphis

Multi-Platinum selling recording artist and songwriter Matt Cardle will join the cast of Memphis from 6th July 2015. Cardle was the winner of the seventh series of ITV’s The X Factor and replaces Killian Donnelly who is set to star in Kinky Boots. Cardle will join Beverley Knight who continues as club singer Felicia Farrell […]

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