NEWS: Dietrich: Natural Duty to Play as Part of The Vaults Festival

Playing at The Vaults from the 24th until the 28th January as part of the Vaults Festival, Dietrich: Natural Duty combines theatre, cabaret and drag.  It is 1942, on the battlefields of North Africa, in a gold sequin gown, Marlene Dietrich takes to the stage to launch her own offensive against the German Reich. For… Read More

PREVIEW: Woman Before a Glass, Jermyn Street Theatre

Opening the Jermyn Street Theatre’s Scandal season, Lanie Robertson’s play arrives in London from the 17th January.  Peggy Guggenheim collected art — and artists. Married to Max Ernst, lover of Samuel Beckett, champion of Jackson Pollock and Pablo Picasso, Peggy’s love life was as colourful as her art collection. She moved to Venice in the… Read More

PREVIEW: Angry, Southwark Playhouse

The Southwark Playhouse will present the world premiere of Philip Ridley’s five gender-neutral monologues from the 14th February.  A spaceship hurtles towards a black hole. A book-loving couple flee a burning city. A bloodshot eye conjures up kisses and wild animals. The world premiere of Philip Ridley’s Angry is a menacing, magical, and darkly comedic collection of stories… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for West End Transfer of Mary Stuart

Full casting has been confirmed for the West End transfer of Almeida Theatre’s production of Mary Stuart.  Joining the previously announced Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams who play the central roles of Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, the West End transfer will see Rudi Dharmalingam (Mortimer), David Jonsson (Davison), John Light (Leicester), Carmen Munroe(Kennedy), Eileen Nicholas (Melville) and Daniel Rabin (Kent) reprising their roles. Meanwhile, joining the cast will be Michael… Read More

NEWS: New Adventures Announces Return of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

The dance company have announced that Matthew Bourne’s production of Swan Lake will return to Sadler’s Wells for Christmas 2018.  Matthew Bourne’s production will return to the London venue with a fresh new look in time for Christmas 2018 before embarking on a UK tour. Tickets for the Sadler’s Wells run will go on sale… Read More

First Look at… The Rat Pack – Live from Las Vegas

Production images have been released for the upcoming return of The Rat Pack – Live From Las Vegas, playing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from the 13th December.  The Olivier nominated production returns to its original West End home at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from next week for a strictly limited season. At the start… Read More

REVIEW: The Box of Delights, Wilton’s Music Hall

This world stage premiere of The Box of Delights, based on John Masefield’s original story is beautifully told – but could use a bit more pace and focus.  What would you do if you were given a magical box with special time travelling powers? It is a question that has endless possibilities but in the… Read More

NEWS: Chivaree Circus’ Becoming Shades to Play at The Vaults Festival

It has been announced that Chivaree Circus will return to the Vault Festival with extended version of Becoming Shades from the 24th January.  Taking audiences on a immersive underworld journey in the long dark tunnels of Waterloo’s Vaults, Becoming Shades is based on the classical myth of Persephone and combines  live music, physical theatre, aerial acrobatics, fire,… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The Case of the Frightened Lady

Casting for the latest Classic Thriller Theatre Company production embarking on a UK tour from the 10th January 2018 has been confirmed.  Opening at the Theatre Royal Windsor on 10th January 2018, casting for the upcoming UK tour of Edgar Wallace’s celebrated work. When Inspector Tanner is called in to investigate a ruthless murder at Mark’s Priory, the grand… Read More

Review Round Up: Barnum, Menier Chocolate Factory

Gordon Greenberg directs this latest revival of the musical starring Marcus Brigstocke. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews here: Barnum tells the story of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, who combines razzle-dazzle with charm and brass to sell “humbug” to cheering crowds. A joyful and moving musical portrait of the nineteenth century’s… Read More