Top Spot for Theatre fans…. The Theatre Cafe on Shaftesbury Avenue

A unique and calming environment that constantly play songs that musical fans can sing along to as well as musical themed drinks make The Theatre Cafe a perfect place for musical fans to visit…  Meeting up with some fellow theatre bloggers on a dreary Sunday afternoon, the Theatre Cafe along Shaftesbury avenue (just opposite the… Read More

Full Casting Announced for The Painkiller

Full casting has been announced for the next production in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s season on work at the Garrick Theatre –  The Painkiller.  Joining Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon in the production directed and adapted by Sean Foley, will be Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex MacQueen . Running at the… Read More

Production Images Released for The Master Builder

New production images of Ralph Fiennes and company in the new production of Henrik Ibsen’s The Master Builder , running at the Old Vic Theatre now have been released.  This new adaptation by David Hare of Ibsen’s play is directed by Matthew Warchus and stars Ralph Fiennes as Halvard Solness, Linda Emond as Aline Solness and… Read More

Pop Up Opera Announce Spring Season

Pop Up Opera have unveiled their spring 2016 production of Bellini’s I Capuleti e I Montecchi (The Capulets & The Montagues) – the company’s first tragedy, running from the 21st March to the 5th May.  Becoming more established with every production that they present, Pop Up Opera have to adapt their opera’s to every venue that they… Read More

New Cast Announced for Jersey Boys

As the show enters its eighth year in the West End, Jersey Boys has announced four new Seasons to join the cast from the 15th March.  This news is the first time that all four Seasons have changed at the same time since the show opened in London nearly eight years ago. The new London… Read More

Dominic Cooper to Return to the Stage in The Libertine

It has been announced that the actor will be taking to the stage to take on the role of the 17th century rake the Earl of Rochester in The Libertine.  The Libertine, directed by Terry Johnson will appear at the Theatre Royal Bath from the 31st August until the 17th September, before transferring to London’s… Read More

Wales Millennium Centre to Present Premiere of New British Musical

The Wales Millennium Centre will produce its first full-scale original musical Only the Brave , appearing at the venue from the 28th March to the 2nd April it has been confirmed.  Over Easter, the Wales Millennium Centre will present Only the Brave, produced with Soho Theatre, Daniel Sparrow Productions and Birdsong Productions. Only the Brave is based… Read More

Review Round Up…Dad’s Army

The BBC comedy classic transfers to the big screen -but does it work as well as the original television series?  Variety.com: Catherine Bray wrote: “Amiable to a fault, with gags both broad and gentle, Oliver Parker’s pic prompts sporadic chuckles rather than guffaws.” The Guardian: ** Peter Bradshaw felt that: ” it’s hard to escape the… Read More

Penguin Books to Release 46 more titles into Little Black Classics Series

To celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic released in 1946, Penguin have announced the launch of 46 new titles into the Little Black Classics series in March.  Since launching in February 2015, the Little Black Classics series has gone on to sell 2.2 million copies worldwide and now 46 more books will be included in the… Read More

Full Cast Announced for Breakfast at Tiffany’s

The casting for the new production of Truman Capote’s classic masterpiece has been announced for the 2016 UK tour and West End limited season.  Starring alongside Pixie Lott as Holly, the cast will also include Matt Barber (Downton Abbey) as Fred, Victor McGuire (Trollied) will play Joe Bell. They will be joined by Robert Calvert… Read More