NEWS: Peter Andre to Star as Teen Angel in New Production of Grease

The new production directed by Nikolai Foster will open at Leeds Grand Theatre from 19th June – 20th July before embarking on a UK tour.  This first new production of Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey’s musical in twenty five years is set to star Peter Andre as Teen Angel  at certain performances in Leeds, Southend, Sunderland,… Read More

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Review Round Up: Allelujah!, Bridge Theatre

Alan Bennett’s latest play has officially opened at the Bridge Theatre. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…. The Guardian: **** “there is a wealth of good jokes and a deceptive patina of nostalgia. The classic songs, arranged by George Fenton and sung by the patients, are proof of the durability of age… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for UK Premiere of A Little Princess

Further casting has been announced to join the previously confirmed Danny Mac and Amanda Abbington in the upcoming UK premiere of A Little Princess.  Directed by Arlene Phillips, the semi-staged concert performance will take place at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on Bank Holiday, Monday 28 May. Now further casting has been confirmed to join… Read More

NEWS: Amanda Abbington and Danny Mac Confirmed for UK premiere of A Little Princess

Sherlock star Amanda Abbington and Sunset Boulevard star Danny Mac are the first cast to be confirmed for the upcoming UK premiere of new musical A Little Princess.  Andrew Lippa’s musical based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic childhood novel will make its UK premiere at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on Bank Holiday, Monday 28 May. Amanda… Read More

NEWS: Arlene Phillips Launches Major Search for Young Stars for UK premiere of A Little Princess

The choreographer and director will direct the UK premiere of  Andrew Lippa’s musical based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic childhood novel.  A Little Princess is by Tony-nominated US composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family, The Wild Party) who will fly in to conduct the one-off semi-staged concert performance by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, with abridged narration by… Read More

NEWS:Diana Vickers to Star in Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus at The Other Palace

It has been announced that Diana Vickers has joined the cast of rock musical Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus to play the female lead character, Eurydice as a new video is released.  Diana, who became a household name as a semi-finalist on The X Factor 10 years ago, has taken over the role from Jessamy Stoddart, who… Read More

NEWS: Final Casting Announced for Rock Musical Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus

The full cast has been announced for the upcoming production of Myth, playing at The Other Palace from the 10th March. Featuring music, book and lyrics by Sam Cassidy and directed by Arlene Phillips, Myth: the Rise and Fall of Orpheus is a modern retelling  of the Ancient Greek tale of Orpheus and the underworld, looking… Read More

NEWS: Rock musical Myth:The Rise and Fall of Orpheus to Open at The Other Palace

Rock musical Myth: The Rise and Fall of Orpheus will have nine concert-style workshop performances at The Other Palace from Saturday 10 – Saturday 17 March 2018.  Directed by Arlene Phillips and written by Sam Cassidy, the production will be semi-staged and performed by a live 6-piece band.Previously titled 27, the musical now has a new title, a… Read More

REVIEW: Grease, New Victoria Theatre

David Gilmore’s electrifying production is plenty of fun to watch but lacking in personality in some of the key performances.  This classic musical about a group of teenagers growing up in the 1950’s, learning about love and the bond of friendship is energetically revived in this entertaining production but at the sacrifice of characterisations that… Read More

NEWS: ARLENE! The Glitz. The Glamour. The Gossip. to Embark on UK Tour

Emma Brunjes Productions have announced that Arlene Phillips will open her debut tour on the 22nd August at the Assembly Checkpoint in Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, before embarking on a UK tour.  Arlene Phillips is known to audiences everywhere – whether it is We Will Rock You, Starlight Express, Annie or… Read More