NEWS: Cast Announced for the UK Tour of Hairspray

The new UK tour of the musical will begin at the Wales Millennium Centre in August.  The cast for the new tour is set to include Norman Pace (ITV1’s The Hale and Pace Show) as Wilbur Turnblad, Matt Nixon (The Ladykillers, Around the World in 80 Days) as Edna Turnblad, Brenda Edwards (Chicago, We Will Rock You ), Layton… Read More

Review Round Up: Sand in the Sandwiches, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Edward Fox stars in Hugh Whitemore’s one man show which celebrates John Betjeman, poet laureate and icon of British poetry. But what have critics been making of it?  WhatsOnStage: *** “Fox is a mesmerising presence, guffawing wickedly through Betjeman’s more humorous anecdotes, making sure, all the while, the audience is there with him too.” Broadway World:… Read More

PREVIEW: Breathing Colour by Hella Jongerius, Design Museum

The Design Museum is to present a series of commissioned installations that explore our perceptions and connections to colour.  On display from the 28th June, the new exhibition is based on 15 years of research, Hella Jongerius explores the ways in which colour behaves through the a collection of new commissions that explore the effects that… Read More

Review Round Up: On the Town, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Discover what critics have been saying about Drew McOnie‘s production of the musical starring Danny Mac and Maggie Steed…  The Independent: **** “this deserves to be a helluva hit” The Guardian : **** “this breezy, joyful navy lark is a helluva lot of fun.” The Telegraph: *** “Very charming, all told, then, but not irresistibly so.” WhatsOnStage:… Read More

NEWS: Danny Mac to Star in UK Tour of Sunset Boulevard

Producers Michael Harrison and David Ian has confirmed that actor Danny Mac will star in the UK tour of the Curve’s production of the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.  The Strictly  Come Dancing star, who is currently appearing in On the Town at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre,  will be playing the role of… Read More

Five Reasons to See… Half A Sixpence, Noel Coward Theatre

Now confirmed to play its final performance on the 2nd September, here are five reasons why you need to see Rachel Kavanaugh’s production…  1. The Music: this is such an upbeat and playful musical, featuring songs such as ‘Pick Out a Simple Tune’ and ‘If the Rain’s Got to Fall’ that will have your feet tapping… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of Ira Levin’s Deathtrap

The full cast for Adam Penford’s production of Ira Levin’s classic thriller has been confirmed.  Joining the previously announced Paul Bradley as Sidney Bruhl and Jessie Wallace as Myra Bruhl in the UK tour will be Sam Phillips (Clifford), Beverly Klein (Helga ten Dorp) and Julien Ball. The production will be embarking on a twelve week tour from… Read More