A new trailer has just been released for Made In Dagenham the musical. The show which is based on the hit movie of the same name opened last night in London at the Adelphi Theatre starring Gemma Arterton. The musical tells the story of the 1968 strike by the female employees of the Ford Motor Company who campaigned for equal pay for women. Made In Dagenham is directed by Rupert Goold, with a book by Richard Bean (one Man, Two Guvnors), music by David Arnold and lyrics by Richard Thomas Thomas (Jerry Springer – The Opera).
A new trailer/featurette has just been released for the upcoming film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s Into The Woods. The film stars Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Christine Baranski, Frances de la Tour, and Tracey Ullman amongst others and is directed by Rob Marshall. The movie opens on Christmas Day 2014. We hope you enjoy this glimpse of what is to come. Let us know your thoughts. http://youtu.be/ImiIMBPO9kk
National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand. Danny Boyle’s award-winning production of Frankenstein returns to cinemas from 30 October, due to popular demand. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller – who jointly won the Evening Standard and Olivier Award for Best Actor – alternate the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature in Nick Dear’s play, based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Both versions of Frankenstein will be screened in a special two-part presentation in over 550 cinemas around the UK and worldwide from 30 October. The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the broadcast has since become an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world. Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe … Read more
There’s just a few more days left to see Altar Boyz at the Greenwich Theatre. In our review British Theatre said: “This is high octane entertainment, a 90 minute rollercoaster of silliness with heart, amazing talent and enough boy-band clichés to put Take That, Westlife and every other boy-band for that matter to shame“. Take a look at this great clip
Preview performances for the hit comedy Neville’s Island begin this Friday at the Duke Of York’s Theatre and we’re delighted to bring you this new trailer for the show. With a star-studded comedy cast featuring Adrian Edmondson (reprising his performance as Gordon from the original run at Chichester), Miles Jupp, Neil Morrissey and Robert Webb, Neville’s Island is written by Tim Firth and directed by Angus Jackson. Neville’s Island follows the misadventures of four out-of-condition, out-of-their-depth businessmen on an out-of-control team-building exercise. Shipwrecked in the Lake District, menaced by wildlife and with only a sausage between them, our unlikely explorers battle the elements and each other as corporate bonding descends into a hilarious carnival of squabbling, French cricket and cagoules. This celebrated production of Neville’s Island marks the play’s triumphant return to the West End, 20 years after the play was first seen in London at the Apollo Theatre, where … Read more
Following the sell-out success of the 25th Anniversary Gala of Miss Saigon on the 22 September, 2014, the celebratory encore teaser of that special performance has just been released via You Tube. The 25th Anniversary Gala saw the current cast of Miss Saigon joined by original 1989 cast members including Jonathan Pryce, Lea Salonga, Simon Bowman and Claire Moore. Tickets for the 25th Anniversary Gala – with tickets set at original 1989 prices sold out within minutes. Sir Cameron Mackintosh said at the end of the show: ” We never thought we would ever get this chance to do it all over again. To have two fantastic casts here is just extraordinary. We are incredibly blessed.” We’ll just have to wait to see if the rumours of Miss Saigon following Les Miserables onto the big screen eventuate. We hope so! Enjoy the teaser footage of this special event.
With the opening of the West End transfer of Urinetown The Musical upon us, we thought we’d bring you this great behind the scenes peak at the rehearsals which are already underway for this great show. Urinetown was a sell-out smash hit when it opened at the St James’ Theatre earlier this year so don’t miss out on getting a ticket when it opens at The Apollo Theatre. Book tickets for Urinetown.