Julian Slade and Dorothy Reynolds’ classic British musical Salad Days will be presented at London’s Union Theatre from 16 August to 9 September 2017, sixty three years after its first London production. The cast of Salad Days will be led by Lowri Hamer as Jane and Laurie Denman as Tim. Both are making their professional debut having recently graduated from Guildford School of Acting. They will be joined by Maeve Byrne as Asphynxia, Darrie Gardner as Mrs Dawes, James Gulliford as Nigel, Emma Lloyd as Rowena, Lewis McBean as Tom/Fosdyke, Sophie Millett as Lady Raeburn, Karl Moffatt as Uncle Clam, Tom Norman as Boot, Stephen Patrick as The Inspector, Francesca Pim as Fiona, James Seickell as Troppo, Tom Self as The Tramp and Ashlee Young as Marguerite. Salad Days is the delightful story of recent graduates Tim and Jane in the midst of a sunny summer in 1954. Glum … Read more
CLICK FOR GODSPELL IN CONCERT TOUR DATES BELOW TOUR CLOSING EARLY 30 April 2015 – It was announced today that the Godspell Tour will close early. The final performance will be at the Princess Theatre, Torquay on 6th May. This spring Godspell In Concert, the legendary rock musical from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy® and Academy Award®- winning composer of Wicked, returns to the UK’s stages and opens at Hackney’s Empire Theatre on Easter Saturday, April 4th ahead of a 28 venue national tour. The UK tour follows the sell-out success of 2014’s gala performance at Shaftesbury Avenue’s Lyric Theatre, in support of the Make-A-Wish-Foundation®UK. Jennifer Potts (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Annie) will reprise her role alongside Jason Broderick (Anna Nicole the Opera) who also appeared in the charity performance. They will be joined by Andy Abraham (X Factor), Robert Hannouch (Miracle on 34th Street, The Cat in the … Read more
In this production, the creative team and cast have clarified Jonathan Larson’s message. By returning to the Broadway roots, recreating the ambiance of the bohemian Alphabet City of the Nineties, and focussing on the narrative drive of the show, Rent becomes relevant. This is an admirable revival of a modern classic.