Interview: Jeff Rawle, Handbagged

    23/04/14   96

Moira Buffini’s Handbagged is a hilarious new play about the private meetings between Margaret Thatcher and the Queen which is currently taking the West End by storm. We caught up with Jeff Rawle who plays a whopping ten parts in the wonderfully speculative show. Interview: Jeff Rawle, Handbagged To see Jeff on stage book your […]

9 things we love about England…

    23/04/14   34

…and 4 things we really don’t To celebrate the patron saint of England, St George, we’re having a look at some of the best and worst things about England.   9. The weather As much as we hate it, we do love to moan about it.   8. Queues Nothing says order and organisation like […]

West End stars in London 2014

    22/04/14   114

You don’t have to go far from your London hotel to spot famous West End actors. From the comfort of your seat you could be treated to a star-studded performance. Check out our guide to famous actors in West End shows in London this year. Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense — Robert Webb The […]

News: Ghosts haunts a cinema near you

    17/04/14   101

The 3-time Olivier Award-winning morality play Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen is the latest West End treasure to be broadcast as part of Theatreland’s CinemaLive series on June 26. This one-off event will take place in over 200 cinemas across the UK and Northern Ireland. Ibsen’s Ghosts, originally written in Danish despite the playwright being a […]

Easter Egg Hunts in London

    17/04/14   119

It’s that time of year when we stuff our faces silly, with far too much chocolate (besides Christmas that is). Easter is a strange custom; we wake up to find chocolate laid by a bunny in the shape of eggs. Well, this strange custom wouldn’t be complete without a traditional hunt for the kids. Check […]

News: We Will Rock You…again?

    17/04/14   222

Who wants to live forever? We Will Rock You does. It’s official — We Will Rock You is getting a sequel. Not content to let the musical bite the dust, Queen frontman Brian May and the show’s writer Ben Elton have collaborated to create We Will Rock You 2. May exclusively revealed the exciting news […]

News: David Suchet to star in The Importance of Being Earnest

    17/04/14   389

David Suchet is swapping his trademark moustache for makeup as he’s set to play Lady Bracknell in an upcoming production of The Importance of Being Earnest. Following in the footsteps of Judi Dench and Geoffrey Rush, Suchet is set to play the matriarchal figure of Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s comedy, The Importance of Being […]

News: I Can’t Sing! headed to Broadway

    16/04/14   146

Simon Cowell’s latest cash cow, I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical, could soon be playing to audiences on Broadway if reports are to be believed. The nonsensical show, penned by comedian Harry Hill, has apparently got a number of New York theatres wanting to stage the production. According to RadarOnline who broke the news, […]

News: 2014 Olivier Awards

    14/04/14   173

The stars of the West End were out in force last night for the annual Olivier Awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Lucy Kirkwood’s Chimerica was the star of this year’s ceremony, picking up a whopping five awards. The hit play won each of the awards it was nominated for, including […]

News: 2014 Oliviers Full Winners List

    13/04/14   239

Lucy Kirkwood’s Chimerica and The Book of Mormon lead the way at 2014′s Laurence Olivier Awards, taking home five and four trophies respectively. See the full list of this year’s winners below: Best New Musical The Book of Mormon Best Actress in a Musical Zrinka Cvitesic (Once) Best Actor in a Musical Gavin Creel (The […]