Does the Circus Still Have a Place in Britain?

With so many new themes to explore in this modern world, perhaps circuses really aren’t lost forever to British audiences. Instead, they are taking over our festivals and our theatres, giving audiences the chance to see a story and a splendid array of skills unlike any other in the world.

Strictly Ballroom the musical comes to Piccadilly Theatre in 2018

Strictly Ballroom to open at London's Picadilly Theatre

Producers have announced that Strictly Ballroom the musical will open at London’s Piccadilly Theatre in March 2018. Strictly Ballroom tickets are now on sale. Strictly Ballroom The Musical is the uplifting story that inspired the world to dance. Based on Baz Luhrmann’s multi award-winning movie Strictly Ballroom, the first instalment from the acclaimed Red Curtain Trilogy, the musical production is a kaleidoscope of colour and fun. When maverick championship ballroom dancer Scott defies all the rules of competition to follow his heart, he teams up with left-footed partner Fran to win the Pan Pacifics his way. Featuring the film’s classic break-into-song numbers such as Love is in the Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time alongside electrifying new songs from a host of internationally acclaimed artists. Drew McOnie (whose dazzling choreography for In The Heights earned him the 2016 Olivier Award) will direct and choreograph the production. Strictly Ballroom … Read more

EXCLUSIVE – Stevie Wonder in Hyde Park – Pre-Sale Opens at 9am Today

Stevie Wonder in Hyde Park - Pre-Sale Opens Today at 9am and our ticketing partners Love Theatre are pleased to announce that we have access to the pre-sale period for Stevie Wonder at Hyde Park. Tickets go on sale today (Thursday) at 9am through the link shown below, twenty four hours ahead of general sale. Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park brings one of THE great albums live to London. On July 10th 2016 , Stevie Wonder will perform his masterpiece Songs In The Key of Life in its entirety, for a truly epic, must-see show from one of the most prolific artists of all time. Hugely acclaimed in the US, Songs In The Key of Life Tour has run for 18 months, having been extended many times due to phenomenal public demand.  Coming to the UK for the very first time, there is extra reason for celebration because 2016 is the album’s 40th Anniversary year. Released in 1976 … Read more

Confessions Of A (Struggling) Actress Part 1

Confessions Of A Struggling Actress Part 1

Curtain Up / Who Am I? I see it coming a mile away… ‘What do you do?’ ‘I’m… an actress.’ I don’t know why, but I’ve always loathed admitting to strangers that I’m an actress. Probably because, most of the time, I’m not actually acting. I suppose that to admit you’re an actress without that essential acting job, to people who don’t understand the highs and lows of the profession, causes moderate confusion on their part. Not to mention severe embarrassment on mine. Parents’ dinner parties, family weddings, in fact any social event away from the industry, all lend themselves to a wearisome array of questions to do with my seemingly alien profession. I find myself answering the same questions, feigning the same excitement about my chosen path and faking the same wonderment at the glory of acting. And yet, the questions I ask myself are very different from the … Read more