This information was updated on 18th June, 2017 The Sound Of Musicals is back by popular demand with a new programme of show–stopping music and songs from the greatest Broadway and West End musicals. Featuring Louise Dearman (Wicked), Hannah Waddingham (Spamalot), Tim Howar (Tonight’s The Night and Oliver Tompsett (Wicked), this limited series of concerts will feature the London Concert Orchestra conducted by Richard Balcombe. Audiences can … Read more
This information was updated on 25th December, 2016 In November 2016 The John Wilson Orchestra will undertake a major UK tour with their brand new show Music From The Movies. These concerts will celebrate Oscar-winning songs and movie scores from the Golden Era of Hollywood. Tickets are now on sale. 2016 has been a vintage year for the perennially popular John Wilson Orchestra. The release … Read more
BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you these first look images of Side Show the musical which opens tomorrow night at Southwark Playhouse. Tickets for Side Show are now on sale. Inspired by the real-life story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, the celebrated conjoined Siamese twins who went from a seedy sideshow act to become the highest paid Vaudeville stars of their time, Side Show is … Read more
Producers have announced that Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt-Pulford will play conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton in the much anticipated UK premiere of the Broadway musical Side Show at Southwark Playhouse. Inspired by the true story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, Side Show is a remarkable musical about love, acceptance and embracing the unique. Louise Dearman (Daisy) is best known for being … Read more
The comic performance of the night, and the source of most consistent pleasure, came from the very talented Tom Edden who made an acting masterclass out of the portrayal of the reluctant Vice President, Alexander Throttlebottom (is there a character in a Broadway musical with a better name?). Taking his cue from that name, Edden presented a neurotic, chaotic, frantic but ambitious, character: he stole every scene he was in and even some he was not in. Superb.
This information was updated on 25th February, 2016 BritishTheatre.com caught up with Lorna Luft recently to talk about her current tour with The Judy Garland Songbook asking what audiences might expect from the tour. The Judy Garland Songbook has given Lorna Luft, Garland’s daughter the opportunity to revisit her mother’s legacy through her songs and what a catalogue of songs it is. “It’s all of … Read more