Despite being in two parts over something like seven hours, Stephen Daldry’s tight direction of The Inheritance means it never drags, drawing you into these people’s lives and caring about their futures.
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Following a sold-out run at The Young Vic, the acclaimed production of The Jungle transfers to the Playhouse Theatre.
It’s not often that a British film captures the imagination of the world but Billy Elliot did just that. Released in 2000 the film was a sensation worldwide thanks to its honesty, sincerity and humour. The story of a boy who favoured ballet shoes over boxing gloves, it was set against the background of the […]
Producers have announced that Clive Francis (The Crown, Netflix), Barbara Marten (Casualty) and Liam Brennan (Diary of a Madman – winner of a Stage Edinburgh Award) will lead a dynamic cast in the much-anticipated return of Stephen Daldry’s multi award-winning production of JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls at the Playhouse Theatre, London. Clive Francis comments, […]
Twenty Five years after it’s first appearance at the National Theatre, Stephen Daldry’s award-winning production of J B Priestley’s An Inspector Calls will return to the West End this winter at the Playhouse Theatre. Since 1992, This production of An Inspector Calls has won a total of 19 major awards, including four Tony Awards and […]
After 4600 performances, Billy Elliot the musical played its last performance on Saturday night (9 April 2016) at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre. The theatre will now undergo a major renovation. The sold out performance had 1530 people on their feet during the curtain call which in true Billy Elliot style included past and present Billy […]
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 […]
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 […]