Interview: Tim Pigott Smith, King Charles III

    19/09/14   79

It was announced yesterday that King Charles III, an unsettling parody about the British crown, has been extended at Wyndhams Theatre until 31st January. We got talking to King Charles himself, Tim Pigott-Smith, about theatre, monarchs and British identity at a small rehearsal studio in Pimlico. Tim is no stranger to the stage, having been […]

News: Di and Viv and Rose coming to the West End

    17/09/14   115

Tamzin Outhwaite appears to be flavour of the month in the West End following announcements that she will reprise her role in the 2015 London play, Di and Viv and Rose. Joining Outhwaite (Eastenders, Sweet Charity) in the critically acclaimed transfer are Samantha Spiro and Jenna Russell. Di and Viv and Rose will be moving […]

Review: The Lion King

    15/09/14   293

This week we were treated to an exclusive matinee performance of Disney’s spectacular long-running musical, The Lion King, at the Lyceum Theatre in Covent Garden. And boy, was I not disappointed. Warning: Show & Stay apologise in advance for overuse of the word ‘spectacular’ which may be dropped more than once in this review. Now […]

News: Alan Titchmarsh makes West End debut

    15/09/14   113

Alan Titchmarsh will star in the Olivier Award-winning production of The Wind in the Willows when it returns to the West End this winter. Alan Titchmarsh, will make his West End debut this November. The TV gardener turned chat show host will star as the narrator in the Royal Opera House’s production of The Wind […]

News: Carole King Musical

    09/09/14   351

The two-time Tony award-winning show, Beautiful — The Carole King Musical has confirmed its West End transfer in February 2015. The Broadway smash is the jukebox musical of Carole King, the legendary singer/songwriter’s wealth of hits. The musical delves into King’s early life and is based around the beginning of her career. Such showstoppers include […]

Review: Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth Battersea

    09/09/14   337

During my Wicked Theatre break, I was invited by the wonderful people at the Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth to spend a night in their modern 3-star hotel. Having spent a fabulous night defying gravity at the Apollo Victoria with one of our amazing theatre experts, Mel, I was well and truly exhausted. Ready for my […]

News: Wicked extends to 2015

    08/09/14   256

Wicked’s magic spell isn’t about to wear off anytime soon, as the West End’s most spellbinding show extends its run at the Apollo Theatre until November 2015. Now in its ninth year in London’s West End, Wicked The Musical has extended its booking period for the 18th time since the show premiered back in 2006. […]

News: More scoundrels for the West End

    05/09/14   226

West End veterans Bonnie Langford and Gary Wilmot are headed to the Beaumont Sur Mer to star in the London production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. The duo will replace Samantha Bond and John Marquez in the roles of wealthy divorcee Muriel Eubanks and Chief of Police Andre Thibault respectively. They begin performances on 16th September […]

News: Ben Forster joins Evita cast

    05/09/14   269

Superstar winner Ben Forster is the latest star about to tread the boards of the West End as he joins the cast of Evita. The hotly anticipated return of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita has got another celebrity cast member, joining the previously announced Marti Pellow and Madalena Alberto who will star as Che and Evita […]

News: Skylight to shine on Broadway

    05/09/14   213

Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy are due to reprise their acclaimed roles in the production of David Hare’s Skylight on Broadway next year. Following a sold-out run which broke box office records at the West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre, the London production of Skylight is making its way across the pond to Broadway. The play will […]