Rehearsals are continuing for Devlish, a new musical comedy in which an angel crash-lands in Clapham North (convenient given it’s proximity to the Landor Theatre) and today, Producers have released the first photo of Alex Green in the pivotal role of “Angel”. Once Angel has savoured the delights of Clapham North he decides he wants to become a human. And thus starts his odyssey through … Read more
With previews starting tomorrow, we are pleased to bring you this teaser trailer for the new musical The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Michael Webborn and Daniel Finn. Spindlewood, like most towns of age, has its traditions. But no practice, custom, or Old Wives Warning is so firmly adhered to as ‘The Turning of the Key’. Every year, on the last night of winter, as the first … Read more
Spindlewood, like most towns of age, has its traditions. But no practice, custom or Old Wives Warning is so firmly adhered to as ‘The Turning of the Key’. Every year, on the last night of winter, as the first day of spring unfolds, the townsfolk gather to take part in a strange ritual. They meet in the centre of the town square, where a statue … Read more
Rumpy Pumpy! is a vibrant new musical based on the true story of two ladies from the Hampshire Women’s Institute, Jean Johnson and Shirley Landels, who set out on a worldwide campaign to decriminalise prostitution and improve conditions for working girls. As the conflicting worlds of WI members and working girls collide for tea and crumpets, comedy and chaos ensues in this controversial new comedy. … Read more
McWhir understands the limitations of the Landor intimately and is especially skilled at making the most of those limitations. This production of She Loves Me demonstrates his understanding and ability clearly and deftly. There is excellent musical direction from Iain Vince-Gatt who controls the musical side of proceedings from a keyboard. The stand-out performance here comes from Joshua LeClair, whose Arpad is effervescent, energised, and totally convincing throughout.
Like the Union Theatre, the Landor continues to bring new or largely overlooked musicals to London as well as encouraging and developing the skills of freshly graduated musical theatre talent. If you don’t know Damn Yankees, or even if you do, pop into the Landor to catch this – there is a lot to admire.
The baseball musical with a Faustian twist is coming to the Landor Theatre in October. From the composers of The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees won eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and includes classics as Whatever Lola Wants and You’ve Gotta Have Heart. Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil, also known as Mr. Applegate, for a chance to lead his … Read more