Blog

News: I Can’t Sing! headed to Broadway

    16/04/14   400

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   352

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   567

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…

    11/04/14   570

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   492

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   713

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. […]

News: Curious Incident cast changes

    07/04/14   522

After the terrible accident that took place at the Apollo Theatre in December, the immensely successful Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time finally reopens its doors at the Gielgud Theatre with a shiny new cast in June. Graham Butler takes over from Luke Treadaway as he steps into the lead of Christopher, a […]

News: Killian Donnelly joins Memphis

    04/04/14   514

The hotly anticipated Memphis has recently announced that Killian Donnelly will be joining the cast of the exciting new musical later this year, alongside soul sister Beverley Knight. Currently making waves as Declan “Deco” Cuffe in the Irish smash hit, The Commitments, Killian Donnelly is no stranger to the West End, having starred in Les […]

Interview: Arthur Darvill, Once

    04/04/14   736

He’s swapped the TARDIS for treading the boards as Guy in the West End production of Once. We speak exclusively to Arthur Darvill about being back in London, his plans to write his own musical and his favourite food combination. Show & Stay interview Arthur Darvill from Once The Musical. Known for playing Rory in […]

10 Thames facts that will wash you away

    04/04/14   520

Running from Thames Head in Gloucestershire, the River Thames is one of London’s greatest icons and has a number of accolades including being the base of many battles and the centre point of the EastEnders opening titles. We’ve compiled a list of amazing facts about the river in honour of the annual University Boat Race, […]