If you like your musicals densely plotted, this won’t do. Gilbert and Sullivan it ain’t. Set almost entirely inside the walls of a bijou perfume shop, it concerns shop assistant Georg Nowack (John Sandberg), who has been conducting a romance with an unknown woman entirely by mail. Up […]
After transferring from the Hamsptead to the Vaudeville, Di, Viv and Rose continues to receive praise from the critics. Whatsonstage: 4 Stars “If you’re the soppy sort, Di and Viv and Rose, which recently transferred to the West End, will get you proper good, and even if you’re […]
Brian Blessed has withdrawn from the production of King Lear at Holy Trinity Church in Guildford due to ill health. Blessed collapsed during one of the early performances of the show, and has now been advised by his doctor not to continue in the role. The sold-out production […]
We all crave our 15 minutes of fame and George Pooter, Victorian clerk and fanatical bore, decides that he too should not go unnoticed. He declares, “I fail to see that because I do not happen to be a ‘somebody’ why my diary should not be interesting.” Pooter […]
The Broadway production of The Elephant Man starring Bradley Cooper will transfer to the West End. It will play a limited run at Theatre Royal Haymarket from 19 May to 8 August 2015. Tickets are now on sale here
The Hard Problem is Tom Stoppard’s first play for the stage since Rock ’n’ Roll in 2006, and his first for the National Theatre since his trilogy, The Coast of Utopia, 2002.
Greg Wise will star in Kill Me Now at the Park Theatre next month. Kill Me Now will be a European premiere production and runs from 24 February to 29 March in Park200. Wise will be joined in the cast by Oliver Gomm, Charlotte Harwood, Jack McMullen and […]
Anyone familiar with the background of ‘Bat Boy’ won’t be surprised to hear that the 1997 musical written in his honour, now playing at Southwark Playhouse, is every bit as bizarre as the story surrounding the Bat Boy himself. That story goes something like this: in 1992 the […]
503Fusion is a collection of four short plays; entitled Night, Morning, Afternoon and Night II – but don’t let the unimaginative titles throw you, because this festival of spoken word presents some powerful storytelling, which mixes sound and voice to explore the chaotic realities of living within the […]
Breaking its own previous record as the only West End production to gross over £1 million in a single week, Wicked was seen by 45,000 people last week and grossed a whopping £2,160,377. Makes you green with envy, doesn’t it?