Hamlet Starring Andrew Scott Transfers To The West End


ON SALE AT 10AM TODAY (WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL) We are pleased to announce that following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Robert Icke’s new production Of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet starring Andrew Scott will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre this Summer. Hamlet will be presented from 9 June – 2 September 2017. The production stars Olivier Award and BAFTA winner Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Birdland, Pride) as the renown Danish prince. Hamlet is bought to the stage by the critically acclaimed award-winning creative team behind Oresteia and 1984. BritishTheatre.com will have access to a priority access on sale period from 10am on Wednesday 5 April 2017. Read our review of Hamlet at the Almeida. BOOK NOW FOR HAMLET

FIRST LOOK: David Tennant In Don Juan In Soho

David Tennant in Don Juan In Soho

We are pleased to bring you Helen Maybanks’ great production images from Patrick Marber’s play Don Juan In Soho starring David Tennant which opens at the Wyndham’s Theatre tonight for a strictly limited eleven week run. “Please don’t be charmed, he’s not a lovable rogue…” Loosely based on Molière’s tragicomedy ‘Don Juan’, this modern update transports the action to contemporary London and follows the final adventures of its debauched protagonist – a cruel seducer who lives only for pleasure. David Tennant (DJ) plays the title role in Patrick Marber’s Don Juan in Soho with Adrian Scarborough as Stan and Gawn Grainger as Louis. They are joined by Theo Barklem-Biggs (Pete), Mark Ebulué (Aloysius), Mark Extance (ensemble), David Jonsson (Col), Dominique Moore (Lottie), Emma Naomi (ensemble), Alice Orr-Ewing (Mattie and Ruby), Himesh Patel (Vagabond), Adrian Richards (ensemble), William Spray (ensemble), Danielle Vitalis (Elvira) and Eleanor Wyld (Dalia). BOOK TICKETS FOR DON … Read more

Casting Announced For All Our Children At Jermyn St Theatre

All Our Children at Jermyn St Theatre

Stephen Unwin’s All Our Children, his gripping new play probing one of the darkest episodes in recent history will be presented at Jermyn Street Theatre from 26 April to 3 June 2017. Unwin’s elegant debut work shows a world caught in a spiral of horror and examines a brutal system which sanctioned mass murder for those who led, what the Nazis called ‘lives unworthy of life’.  An astonishing and chilling story of courage, betrayal and humanity, Unwin unfolds a rich dramatic narrative, and explores cultural, moral and social arguments which still rage today. The cast is Edward Franklin (Doctor Thorne, Shakespeare in Love, Hay Fever) plays Eric, Rebecca Johnson (The Trip (Series 1,2,3), The Carrier, Casualty 1900s) plays Martha, Lucy Speed (Jamie Johnson, Cradle To Grave and National Treasure) plays Elisabetta, Colin Tierney (The Odyssey and The Iliad, The Father) plays Victor and David Yelland (The Winter’s Tale, Taken at … Read more

New Casting Announced for Aladdin At Prince Edward Theatre

As Disney’s musical Aladdin heads towards its first birthday, it has been announced that Matthew Croke will make his West End debut in a leading role taking on the role of Aladdin from 5 June 2017. Originally from Sheffield, Matthew has appeared previously in Annie get Your Gun (Sheffield Crucible). Singin’ In the Rain (UK Tour), Funny Girl (Menier Chocolate Factory) and West Side Story (UK Tour). He has also understudied and performed the roles of Don in Singin’ In The Rain (Palace Theatre), Eugene in Grease (Piccadilly Theatre) and Fiyero in Wicked (Apollo Victoria). Jade Ewen and Trevor Dion Nicholas will continue in the roles of Jasmine and Genie respectively. Nick Cavaliere will join the company to play the role of Iago, whilst current cast members Miles Barrow, Leon Craig and Daniel de Bourg will step into the roles of Omar, Babkak and Kassim respectively. Don Gallagher and Irvine … Read more


Book now for 42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Come and meet those dancing feet at a special preview price for BritishTheatre.com readers! We are able to offer a range of special prices on previews to 42nd Street, the biggest, brassiest show in London’s West End now previewing at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Check out photos from this incredible new production. Sheena Easton headlines this lavish new revival of the Broadway classic directed by the shows co-creator Mark Bramble. 42nd Street features the West End’s largest musical cast and biggest orchestra. A song and dance musical sensation, 42nd Street is the American dream fable of Broadway, the understudy thrust into the limelight during the sudden indisposition of the leading lady. Young Peggy Sawyer is just another face in the chorus – but her wildest dreams could be a reality far more quickly than she ever imagined. Stars are made overnight on Broadway… Special preview prices for 20 March … Read more

Cast Announced For Tick Tick Boom At Park Theatre

Tick Tick Boom at Park Theatre

Jonathan Larson’s Tick, Tick… Boom comes to the Park Theatre in May 2017 starring Chris Jenkins, Gillian Saker and Jordan Shaw. Tick, Tick… Boom is an autobiographical rock musical that details Jonathan Larson’s life prior to his big break with Broadway blockbuster Rent. Susan wants to get married, move out of the city, and away from the life of impoverished artistry. Michael is making big money on Madison Avenue, yet Jon is still waiting on tables and trying to write the great American musical. Set in 1990, this compelling story of personal discovery embraces the ideal of holding onto your dreams through life’s most difficult challenges. Tick, Tick… Boom is directed by Bronagh Lagan. BOOK TICKETS FOR TICK TICK BOOM

FIRST LOOK: Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield in Angels In America

Angels In America at the National Theatre

We are pleased to bring you these great rehearsal images by Helen Maybanks for the upcoming National Theatre production of Angels In America : A Gay Fantasia On National Themes being directed by Marianne Elliott. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. The cast of the National Theatre’s 2017 revival of Tony Kushner’s landmark work Angels in America includes Stuart Angell, Mark Arnold, Arun Blair-Mangat, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Kate Harper, John Hastings, Claire Lambert, Nathan Lane, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Becky Namgauds, Mateo Oxley, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Russell Tovey, Paksie Vernon, Stan West and Lewis Wilkins. The show is now sold out but there are three ways you can still get to see this landmark production. Visit the National Theatre show page to find … Read more