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News: Mackintosh’s plans for Ambassadors Theatre quashed

    02/06/14   515

After an exciting few weeks, in which he was named on the Sunday Times’ Super-Rich List and celebrated by buying two West End theatres, it appears that Cameron Mackintosh’s luck has turned.   Mackintosh reportedly hoped to turn the Ambassadors Theatre, which currently houses dance show and West End long-runner Stomp, into a 450-seat studio […]

News: Nadine Coyle joins Lord of the Dance

    02/06/14   566

Irish Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle is reported to be a guest star in a new version of Lord of the Dance, which is coming to the London Palladium this September. Coyle, who shot to fame in 2002 as one fifth of the feisty girl group, will apparently guest star as Erin, a mythical goddess […]

News: White Christmas cast revealed at Dominion

    02/06/14   631

On May 31st we waved goodbye to We Will Rock You, one of the West End’s longest running shows, but the Dominion Theatre is soon set to be the home of a brand new show-stopper. Although there has been rumours of a We Will Rock You sequel in the future, the Dominion Theatre has now […]

Review: Wicked The Musical

    29/05/14   885

Despite being one of the most popular modern musicals, I’d not found myself wandering down the Yellow Brick Road to the Apollo Victoria Theatre to see Wicked The Musical. Until now… Turning the rest of the office green with envy, I headed off to the West End for my evening of entertainment. With my emerald-tinted […]

News: Blithe Spirit cast honour Angela Lansbury

    29/05/14   542

The cast of Blithe Spirit have announced they will be performing a special cabaret performance to mark the end of the show’s run and say goodbye to its star, theatre veteran Angela Lansbury. One of the West End’s best comedy shows, and the first time Angela Lansbury has performed in Theatreland in 40 years, Blithe […]

Review: Holiday Inn London Stratford City

    28/05/14   678

Fans of the popular, budget-friendly Holiday Inn brand won’t be disappointed by a stay at the Holiday Inn London Stratford City during a London theatre break. I went to check out this modern addition to the Holiday Inn family. Having never stayed in a Holiday Inn before I was excited for my little stay-cation primarily […]

News: Billy Elliot the Musical extends

    28/05/14   1215

Billy Elliot the Musical has announced that it will be continuing its hugely successful run at the Victoria Palace Theatre long into 2015.   The announcement comes just days after the news that billionaire musical producer Cameron Mackintosh has bought the Victoria Palace Theatre shortly after he was named on the Sunday Times Super-Rich List. […]

News: Cameron Mackintosh buys two West End theatres

    28/05/14   596

It’s been confirmed that billionaire Cameron Mackintosh has purchased two more West End theatres. The renowned musical producer is now the proud owner of the Victoria Palace Theatre, where you can catch toe-tapping sensation Billy Elliot, and the Ambassadors Theatre where the very creative STOMP is showing. He plans to re-name the Ambassadors Theatre after […]

News: From Here To Eternity cinema screenings

    22/05/14   722

Tim Rice’s most recent musical From Here To Eternity will be broadcast in cinemas this summer. The musical is due to be shown in cinemas throughout the UK and Ireland on 3rd July 2014, the 60th anniversary of the Oscar ceremony where the original film, which starred Frank Sinatra, picked up seven awards. Based on […]

News: Miss Saigon extends to 2015

    22/05/14   516

It’s only just had its press night and already Miss Saigon has extended its booking period to April 2015. The show, which smashed box office records for advance bookings, was originally booking until December but has extended after reportedly regaining costs in the massive amount of advanced ticket sales. Currently showing at the Prince Edward […]