Producer Cameron Mackintosh has announced that his acclaimed production of Half A Sixpence will play its final performance at the Noel Coward Theatre on Saturday 2 September 2017. This dazzling new reinvention of the classic musical first opened at the Chichester Festival theatre last summer before transferring to the West End where it received rave reviews extending its run twice. When the show ends its … Read more
This year’s Olivier Awards look set to be amongst the most exciting in recent times with Harry Potter And The Cursed Child receiving 11 nominations, Groundhog Day (8 nominations), The Glass Menagerie (7 nominations) and Dreamgirls (5 nominations) featuring prominently. Presented by The Society Of London Theatre, The Olivier Awards are named after Sir Laurence Olivier, one of Britain’s finest actors. Thies year the awards … Read more
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 … Read more
Following rave reviews for the new production of Half A Sixpence and its incredible leading man Charlie Stemp, producer Cameron Mackintosh announced today that the show would extend its run at the Noel Coward Theatre until 22 April 2017. Read our review for Half A Sixpence. This completely fresh stage adaptation takes David Heneker’s original songs adding a revised book by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey, … Read more
All in all, this collaboration between the Chichester Festival Theatre and Cameron Mackintosh is a splendidly handsome revival of a much-loved classic story, offering a fresh look at one of the greatest British musical scores ever written, and incorporating a lot of fine new writing by some of the most experienced creatives in the industry. It’s a delight.
Sir Cameron Mackintosh’s 70th birthday began with a ‘Flash Bang Wallop’ as the cast of Half A Sixpence surprised him with an impromptu performance as he inspected works at the Noël Coward Theatre, ahead of their first performance later this month. We hope you enjoy these great photos captured by Matt Crockett. BOOK TICKETS TO HALF A SIXPENCE
Following its critically-acclaimed, record-breaking run at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Cameron Mackintosh has announced that the production will open at the Noel Coward Theatre in London. Half A Sixpence will start previews on 29 October 2016, opening on 17 November and will book until 11 February 2017. The entire Chichester cast will transfer to the West End, starring newcomers Charlie Stemp as ‘Arthur Kipps’ and … Read more