CRITICS CHOICE: Top 10 Long Running Shows in London – October 2015

Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majestys Theatre

What long running show should you see first in London? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so that cast changes can factor into the mix. Only Plays and Musicals which have been running for more than three years are included in this is list. These are our Top 10 Long Running Shows in London. So go see them! Join our mailing list to get special offers on this and many other great shows. 1. Wicked Wicked is tremendous shape and the current cast gives it full value. If you have never seen it or if you have seen it, now is the time to go again – you too could be changed for the better. We went back to Wicked this … Read more

Critic’s Choice: Top 10 Long Running Shows 31 July 2015

Wicked London Apollo Victoria Theatre

What long running show should you see first in London? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so that cast changes can factor into the mix. Only Plays and Musicals which have been running for more than three years are included in this is list. So go see them! 1. Wicked Wicked is tremendous shape and the current cast gives it full value. If you have never seen it or if you have seen it, now is the time to go again – you too could be changed for the better. READ OUR REVIEW | BOOK TICKETS 2. Les Miserables If you have never seen Les Miserables, this is a good year to see it; if you have seen it, this cast … Read more

The 10 Best Long Running Shows In The West End

Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London

What long running show should you see first in London? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so that cast changes can factor into the mix. Only Plays and Musicals which have been running for more than three years are included in this is list. So go see them! 1. Wicked Wicked is the prequel to The Wizard Of Oz. Long before Dorothy drops in, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One, born with emerald-green skin, is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. Wicked tells the story of how these two unlikely friends grew to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. Wicked has become a phenomenon not only … Read more

Christmas Day On Broadway

Christmas Day Broadway

As we settle into our Christmas Day schedules with family here in the UK, spare a thought for our Broadway counterparts, many of whom are performing in shows today. A massive 17 Broadway shows will perform today (Thursday 25th December) many at 7pm or 8pm, including Cinderella, Disgraced, Honeymoon in Vegas, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, On the Town, Side Show, Beautiful, Chicago, The Elephant Man, Matilda, Mamma Mia!, The Phantom of the Opera, Pippin, Rock of Ages, Wicked and Motown. Last year in the holiday season over 1 million people saw a Broadway show grossing $113.5 million according to the Broadway League. Here at Britishtheatre.com we’d like to know if you would go to a show in the West End if they were open today? Is Christmas Day one day of the year which should be sacred when it comes to staying closed or is there an audience … Read more

Jersey Boys UK Tour 2015/16 Announces Further Dates

Jersey Boys UK tour annouces further dates

JERSEY BOYS WILL CLOSE IN LONDON ON 26 MARCH 2017 – BOOK NOW BOOK TICKETS FOR FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS ON TOUR THE JERSEY BOYS TOUR RECOMMENCES IN DECEMBER 2017 The Jersey Boys UK Tour have announced extra dates to their current 2015/16 tour. The newly announced dates are The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford (28 April – 9 May), Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff (21 July – 1 August), Sunderland Empire (8 – 19 September), Lyceum Theatre Sheffield (6 – 17 October), Venue Cymru Llandudno (10 – 21 November) and Theatre Royal Glasgow (8 December – 3 January 2016) with further dates to be announced. Jersey Boys is the true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their incredible rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame having sold 175 million records worldwide – all … Read more

INTERVIEW: Tim Driesen on the UK Tour of Jersey Boys

Tim Driesen

After a phenomenal seven years, Jersey Boys continues to run in the West End with no sign of stopping. As the national tour of the international hit musical Jersey Boys kicks off in Manchester, BritishTheare.com caught up with the tour’s Frankie Valli – Tim Driesen to talk about the show and the challenges of playing a living legend. You’ve just returned from playing Frankie Valli in Utrecht, that must have been an experience. “It’s a bit of a culture shock going from Dutch to English, In Utrecht, the songs were in English, but the script was in Dutch. I did a brief stint in the show in the West End last February, so I already knew the script but this is a slightly different production. It’s almost like starting from scratch with a completely new group of people in a new production which is great. “ “It does however mean … Read more

Jersey Boys – UK and Irish Tour Cast Announced

Jersey Boys

The producers of the Jersey Boys UK tour today announced the full cast for the first ever tour of the multi-award winning musical. Tim Driesen will star as Frankie Valli, with Stephen Webb, Sam Ferriday and Lewis Griffiths will star as Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio and Nick Massi respectively. Matt Corner will play the role of Frankie Valli at certain performances. Also in the cast will be Sean Kingsley as Gyp DeCarlo, Matt Gillett as Bob Crewe, Nathaniel Morrison as Barry Belson, Dominic Smith as Norm Waxman, Damian Buhagiar as Joey Pesci, Henry Davis as Hank Majewski, Leanne Garretty as Lorraine, Amelia Adams-Pearce as Mary Delgado and Sinead Long as Francine, with Dan Krikler, Dayle Hodge, Luke Morton and Charlie Allen. Jersey Boys has been seen by over 19 million people worldwide and is firmly established as one of the West End’s longest running and most popular shows, where it … Read more

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