Great Britain Trailer Released

Great Britain trailer

A great new video trailer has been released today for the National Theatre’s production of Great Britain by Richard Bean. This comedy based on the relationship between media, the police and politicians has just transferred to the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Read Stephen Collins’ review for Great Britain Find out more about Great Britain and book tickets  

Wicked Extends Its Booking Period

Wicked tickets London

Now in it’s ninth year in the West End, Wicked has today announced that it is extending its booking period until 7th November 2015. Now the 10th longest running show in the West End, Wicked continues to be a global phenomenon having been seen by over 42 million people in 13 countries. The UK tour opens at the Liverpool Empire in 16th September. The London … Read more

Pre-Order The Miss Saigon 2014 Cast Album

Miss Saigon Live Recording CD

Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Boublil & Schönberg’s Miss Saigon opened at the Prince Edward Theatre in May 2014. Breaking box office records for the biggest single day of ticket sales in West End and Broadway history, this acclaimed new production has audiences leaping to their feet with adoration at every performance! This epic musical tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned … Read more

Ben Forster to appear in Evita as Magaldi

Ben Forster Evita

He shot to fame after winning the ITV show ‘Superstar’ which led him to front the UK arena tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s rock musical – and now Ben Forster is back and joining forces with musical theatre’s greatest partnership once again. Ben is to return to the West End stage to guest star in Evita in the role of Agustin Magaldi … Read more

Jamie Lloyd Exits Back To The Future Musical

Back To The Future musical

It has been reported by Baz Bamingboye in the Daily Mail that Jamie Lloyd has withdrawn as director of the upcoming musical version of Back To The Future just as workshops of the show were due to be staged. Lloyd’s withdrawal is amicable and comes after disagreements with original screenwriter Bob Gale over the productions direction. Lloyd is reported as saying ” You absolutely have … Read more

The West End Goes Ice Bucket Mad

Judi Dench Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge has become a viral fund-raising phenomenon being taken up by people around the world and the great and the good of the West End are no exception. Take a look at the casts and theatrical greats who have contributed. To support the challenge visit the Motor Neurone Disease Association’s Just Giving page or by texting ICED55 £5 (or any other amount) … Read more

Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary Gala Sells Out

Miss Saigon London

The Gala Performance to celebrate 25 years of Boublil and Schönberg’s “MISS SAIGON” on Monday 22 September, has sold out within minutes of tickets going on sale this morning, Tuesday 26 August. Over 18,000 people tried to buy tickets when booking opened at 10.00am; an unprecedented amount for a single performance in a theatre with just over 1700 seats. Fans who queued around the block … Read more

Bakersfield Mist Announces Early Closure

Bakersfield Mist Duchess Theatre Kathleen Turner Ian McDiarmid

Bakersfield Mist which stars Kathleen Turner, currently playing at the Duchess Theatre is to close three week earlier due to poor ticket sales. The show will now close on August 9. In a statement, the producers said: ” the show did well until the school holidays, however it seems we haven’t captured the tourist audience, so we have decided to finish at 13 weeks instead … Read more

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