News: Ghosts haunts a cinema near you

    17/04/14   49

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   66

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   170

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   311

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   97

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   137

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   199

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 […]

The Curious Incident of London in the Night-Time

    11/04/14   205

The Big Smoke, The Great Wen and The Swinging City are but a few names for the one and only London. Like its famous cohorts, Tokyo and New York, London is the city that never sleeps — and with good reason if you’re nocturnal and looking to stay out until all kinds of unsociable hours! […]

Playing God at Spamalot London

    11/04/14   178

Today we’re saying a fond farewell to King Arthur and his not-so-brave knights as they search for the Holy Grail at London’s Playhouse Theatre for the last time. One of Spamalot’s most memorable moments is when God (or rather, his hologram) appears with orders to find the grail. God was usually played by Eric Idle, […]

News: Waterstones makes giant chocolate factory

    09/04/14   295

UK book retailer Waterstones have taken a leaf out of Willy Wonka’s book and have created a giant biscuit version of the chocolatier’s famous factory. Waterstones have collaborated with the West End’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, with some help from Tate & Lyle Sugars and Biscuiteers, to create the 6m x 1.7m edible creation. […]