Craige Els is Matilda’s new Trunchbull

Matilda The Muiscal in London

It has been announced that Craige Els will join the company of Matilda as Miss Trunchbull from September playing alongside James Clyde (Mr Wormwood), Haley Flaherty (Miss Honey) and Kay Murphy (Mrs Wormwood). Craige has previously appeared on stage in Timon of Athens, Antigone and The Cherry Orchard (National Theatre) and on screen in Ripper Street, The Bletchley Circle and Call The Midwife. Further theatre … Read more

First look production footage from Shakespeare In Love

Shakespeare in Love Noel Coward Theatre

BritishTheatre.com is excited to bring you this fantastic production footage from Shakespeare In Love, which opens next week at London’s Noel Coward Theatre. Presented by Disney and Sonia Freidman productions this is a great night in the theatre and is not to be missed. Book tickets to Shakespeare In Love  

Skylight Recoups Investment in Five Weeks

Skylight Wyndham's Theatre

Just five weeks after it’s critically acclaimed opening night, Stephen Daldry’s revival of Skylight has announced it has recouped its costs. The production which stars Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan has broken box office records at the Wyndhams Theatre and continues to play to sell-out houses. Skylight is produced in the West-End by Robert Fox and Scott Rudin. There will be a NT Live screening … Read more

New Miss Saigon Trailer Released

Miss Saigon London

BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you a first-look at the new trailer for Cameron Mackintosh’s epic revival of Miss Saigon currently playing at The Prince Edward Theatre in London. Book your tickets for Miss Saigon now. Don’t miss it!

Jenna Russell and Jonathan Slinger headline Apollo transfer for Urinetown

Jenna Russell

It was announced today that Jenna Russell will return to the role of Penelope Pennywise in Urinetown when it transfers to The Apollo Theatre this September. Richard Fleeshman, however will not be returning to the show. In postings to Twitter, Richard cited “other commitments” as his reason for not returning but wished the production well. Other cast members from the St James’ production returning will … Read more

Shakespeare in Love – First Look Photos

Shakespeare In Love

The World Premiere Production of the stage adaptation of Shakespeare In Love is now in previews at the Noel Coward Theatre and BritishTheatre.com is pleased to be able to bring you this first look at the production. Produced by Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions and based on the Academy Award®-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love has been adapted for the … Read more

Cats comes to the London Palladium for Christmas

Cats Launch London Palladium

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Trevor Nunn and Gillian Lynne were today joined by Producer David Ian to announce that Cats will be returning to the West End in a “new edition” of the show. Originally produced at The New London Theatre, the show ran for over 21 years confounding early naysayers who thought that a musical based on T.S Elliot’s Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats … Read more

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