Inside the Rehearsals of…Lotus Beauty, Hampstead Theatre

The world premiere of Satinder Chohan’s new play will begin performances at the Hampstead Theatre from the 13th May. Rehearsal images have been released for the world premiere of Satinder Chohan’s new play, directed by Pooja Ghai and beginning performances at the Hampstead Theatre’s Downstairs space this month. The cast features Anshula Bain (Tartuffe, Birmingham Rep; (This Isn’t) A True… Read More

Review Round Up: Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort of), Criterion Theatre

We round up the reviews for the West End production based on the classic Jane Austen Novel. WhatsOnStage: **** “It’s all very silly and very funny. Sometimes it goes over the top, but what is extraordinary is the way that by dint of wearing a jacket over a petticoat, or pulling on a dress or… Read More

Review Round Up: Bedknobs and Broomsticks, UK Tour

The new musical adaptation based on the Disney film is touring the UK now – but what have critics had to say about it? WhatsOnStage: **** ” With plenty of magic and wonder, spellbinding illusions and a shining cast, this new take on a classic is certainly bobbing along rather nicely.” The Guardian: ** “Bedknobs… Read More

NEWS: Beanie Feldstein to Star in Broadway Revival of Funny Girl

It has been announced that the actress will star in the new production of the musical heading to Broadway next year. Beanie Feldstein is to star as Fanny Brice in Tony Award winner Michael Mayer’s (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Spring Awakening) upcoming production of Funny Girl. This is the first Broadway revival of Jules… Read More

Review Round Up: Lava, Bush Theatre

We round up the reviews for Benedict Lombe’s play starring Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo. The Guardian: **** “Adékoluẹjo is a dazzling, captivating storyteller and joyous dancer. Under Anthony Simpson-Pike’s direction, she controls the stage with such ease, oozing charm and confidence.” WhatsOnStage: **** “Lava is an engrossing and exciting piece of theatre. But that is far from the… Read More

NEWS: Grace Mouat and Andrew Patrick-Walker to Star in New Musical From Here

The production will play at the Chiswick Playhouse from the 1st to the 31st July. Casting has been announced for the new British musical which will play at the Chiswick Theatre this July. It has been confirmed that Grace Mouat (Six, Arts Theatre; & Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre; Hair, Turbine Theatre) andAndrew Patrick-Walker (Bat Out of… Read More

NEWS: Les Dennis Joins the Cast of Hairspray

The production is set to play at the London Coliseum from the 21st June. It has been announced that Les Dennis will be joining the cast of the upcoming production of Hairspray, which is set to play a limited season at the London Coliseum from the 21st June until the 29th September. Les Dennis’s career… Read More

NEWS: Cruise Releases Single ‘Rhythm of Us’ Ahead of West End World Premiere

‘Rhythm of Us’ was written and recorded  by the show’s composer John Elliott and features guest vocals from Jack Holden and Jamie Lambert. This brand new single released from the new play written by and performed by Jack Holden is available on all streaming platforms now and is a love note to synth-drenched 80s pop. Talking about the news, John Elliott… Read More

REVIEW: The Importance of Being Earnest, Lawrence Batley Theatre/The Dukes

This perky and playful version based on Oscar Wilde’s play is engaging to watch but can feel as though it gets too carried away in places. Reimagining The Importance of Earnest for not only contemporary audiences, but moving it to the North, Yasmeen Khan’s adaptation manages to retain the spirit of the original while adding… Read More

NEWS: Victoria and Albert Museum Set to Reopen in May

The museum will reopen its doors to the public on the 19th May. It has been confirmed that the Victoria and Albert Museum is set to reopen its doors next month, with all of the museum’s collection galleries will once again be open for the public to explore. In addition to this, the museum will… Read More