Casting announced for Beautiful The Carole King Musical UK Tour

Beautiful UK Tour Cast

  Producers have announced that Bronté Barbé is to play Carole King in the upcoming UK tour of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical which opens at the Bradford Alhambra  on 9 September 2017. Bronté was a finalist inAndrew Lloyd Webber’s TV talent search Over The Rainbow in 2010 and has since appeared in Cool Rider (West End), Shrek the musical UK tour playing Princess Fiona and most recently in The Wild Party at The Other Palace. She will be joined on stage by Kane Oliver Parry (Sweeney Todd – London Coliseum, Wicked and Urinetown – West End) as King’s husband and song-writing partner ‘Gerry Goffin’, Amy Ellen Richardson (Merrily We Roll Along, Crazy For You and Les Miserables – West End) as song-writer ‘Cynthia Weil’, Matthew Gonsalves (Beautiful – West End, Dirty Dancing and Dreamboats and Petticoats – UK Tour) as song-writer ‘Barry Mann’, Carol Royle (Moonlight – Donmar … Read more

Beautiful The Carole King Musical To Close In London

Beautiful the musical to close on 5 August 2017

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is to close at London’s Aldwych Theatre on 5 August 2017. During its two and a half year run in the West End, the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning show had two visits from Carole King, surprising the cast and audience at the curtain call. Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is the untold story of her journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom.  Along the way, she became one of the most successful solo acts in music history, and wrote the soundtrack to a generation. Beautiful – The Carole King Musical features the Carole King classics including So Far Away, It Might as Well Rain Until September, Take Good Care of my Baby, Will You Love Me … Read more

Take Your Mum To The Theatre This Mother’s Day

Take your mum out to see some theatre on Mother's day

The 23rd March is Mother’s Day and we’d like to suggest some great shows that your Mum might enjoy this Mother’s Day. With some of our London choices you can even add a meal to your tickets. Here’s our list of shows your mum might enjoy:- The Girls – Phoenix Theatre, London Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s musical adaptation of the film Calendar Girls has been wowing audiences and critics alike. This wonderful musical is one for all ages and is highly recommended. Read Our Review. TAKE YOUR MUM TO THE GIRLS Half A Sixpence – Noel Coward Theatre The hit musical that starred Tommy Steele has been updated and now stars critically acclaimed newcomer Charlie Stemp. The rags to riches tale of an ordinary guy who just wants a simple life is sure to Flash, Bang, Wallop it’s way to your heart. Read our review. TAKE YOUR MUM TO … Read more

Carole King Performs Tapestry Live

Carole King performs Tapestry Live in Hyde Park

It has been announced that Carole King will perform her album Tapestry live, in full for the first time, at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park on Sunday 3rd July 2016. This landmark event will see Carole King perform her first concert in London for the first time in almost three decades. The event will also feature special guests Don Henley (The Eagles) and Louise Goffin, and many of her other indelible hits. The subject of the award-winning musical Beautiful, Carole King is one of the most successful singer/song-writers of her generation. With over 25 million copies sold, Tapestry includes the classic tracks: I Feel The Earth Move, So Far Away, It’s Too Late, Home Again, Beautiful, Way Over Yonder, You’ve Got A Friend, Where You Lead, Will You Love Me Tomorrow?, Smackwater Jack, Tapestry, and (You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman. Book your Carole King Tickets … Read more

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical Celebrates First Birthday

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical celebrate the show's 1st birthday in London

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical celebrated it’s first birthday last night at the Aldwych Theatre in London.  The birthday was also used as the occasion to mark the February birthdays of Carole King, Barry Mann and the late Gerry Goffin as well as the 45th aniversary of when King’s Grammy award-winning album Tapestry was released. It was announced today that Beautiful – The Carole King Musical will extend its current booking period until 18 February 2017. Carole King said: “I had the great pleasure of seeing the West End production of Beautiful on opening night in 2015 with my dear friends Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. We were all so moved that we joined the company onstage after the show in singing You’ve Got a Friend and of course we couldn’t help but think of Gerry Goffin, who passed away in 2014. I know that Gerry would join Barry, … Read more

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