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Douglas Henshall joins Bryan Cranston and Michelle Dockery in Network at National Theatre

Douglas Henshall joins Bryan Cranston and Michelle Dockery in Network

The National Theatre have announced that Douglas Henshall will play Max Schumacher in the world premiere of Network – Lee Hall’s new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky. Henshall joins Tony Award winner Bryan Cranston as Howard Beale and Michelle Dockery as Diana Christenson. Network will be directed by Ivo Van Hove. Howard […]

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Billy Elliot 5th Birthday

Billy Elliott Announces West End Closure

Producers have announced that after 4600 performances, Billy Elliot will close at the Victoria Palace Theatre on 9 April 2016 to allow for planned theatre refurbishments. The closure will co-incide with the shows eleventh birthday, with the show having been seen by over 5.25 million people in London and nearly 11 million people worldwide. Billy […]

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Billy Elliot UK Tour

Billy Elliot UK Tour

It has just been announced that Billy Elliot the musical, is to tour the UK for the first time ever in 2016. Based on the highly successful film, the show is set in a northern mining town against the background of the 1984/’85 miners’ strike and follows Billy’s journey from boxing to ballet class where […]

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Billy Elliot turns 10

Billy Elliot 10th Anniversary Performance

Last night, Billy Elliot celebrated ten years in the West End. The show’s gala opening night took place exactly 10 years ago yesterday. To co-incide with the 10th anniversary, the show announced that it will launch it’s first UK tour in 2016 with dates to be announced shortly. In attendance last night were Elton John, […]

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