NEWS: Theatre Together Announce Charities Supported by All the Web’s a Stage

The new project will see West End stars performing to help raise funds for those in the arts who are in difficulties due to the coronavirus outbreak. Taking place on Shakespeare Day on the 23rd April, it has been announced that the funds raised from All the Web’s A Stage will go towards Acting for… Read More

NEWS: Theatre Together Announces All the Web’s a Stage

The new collective of over fifty artists and professionals has announced an online event to raise money for those  in the arts facing hardship as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Taking place on Shakespeare Day on the 23rd April, All the Web’s a Stage will be an online event that will feature a carefully curated… Read More

Review Round Up: A Taste of Honey, Trafalgar Studios

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Bijan Sheibani’s production. The Upcoming: **** “A Taste of Honey might not be the sweetest story, but that doesn’t mean it lacks heart. With the once shocking elements of homosexuality and interracial relationships now simply an embraced aspect of modern life, this revival is able to cast… Read More

REVIEW: Abigail’s Party, New Victoria Theatre

Brimming with simmering tension, Sarah Esdaile’s production perfectly captures the changing relationships between characters. Intense and painfully funny, Mike Leigh’s classic comedy is given a new lease of life in this engaging and lively production directed by Sarah Esdaile that keeps the audience thoroughly engaged and entertained from start to finish. Taking place over the… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Fat Friends the Musical

Full casting has been confirmed for the upcoming world premiere of Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends the Musical, which embarks on a UK tour from the 7th November. Premiering at the Leeds Grand Theatre from the 7th November, it has been announced that Natasha Hamilton(Atomic Kitten) will take on the role of Julia, Kevin Kennedy (Coronation Street) stars as… Read More

NEWS: Andrew Flintoff to Make Stage Debut in Fat Friends the Musical

The cricketer will play the role of Kevin as part of the UK tour of the musical.  It has been confirmed that the former England cricket captain will be joining the previously announced Jodie Prenger and Sam Bailey in the new production touring the UK from November. Andrew Flintoff will be playing Kevin Chadwick opposite the previously… Read More

NEWS: Sam Bailey and Elaine C Smith Join Cast of UK Tour of Fat Friends the Musical

Further casting has been announced for the upcoming UK tour of Fat Friends the Musical.  Joining the previously announced Jodie Prenger in Nick Lloyd Webber’s musical based on Kay Mellor’s award winning TV drama will be Sam Bailey and Elaine C Smith who will be sharing the role of Betty in the production. Fat Friends The… Read More

REVIEW: Shirley Valentine, New Victoria Theatre

Jodie Prenger makes a perfect Shirley in this one woman play about rediscovering yourself and regaining a sense of freedom, told in a lively production.  Many people who have heard of Shirley Valentine will recall the 1989 film starring Pauline Collins and Tom Conti, but Glen Walford’s touchingly funny and poignant production will still please… Read More

NEWS: Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends to Tour the Musical to Tour the UK

Based on the hit television series, Fat Friends is being transformed into a brand new stage musical written and directed by Kay Mellor.  Featuring original music by Nicholas Lloyd Webber, Fat Friends the Musical will premiere at the Leeds Grand Theatre on the 7th November, before embarking on a UK tour – details of which… Read More

NEWS: National Tour for Willy Russell’s Shirley Valentine Announced

Directed by Glen Walford and starring Jodie Prenger, this new production of Willy Russell’s classic story will celebrate the play’s 30th anniversary.  Opening on the 2nd March 2017 at Bromley Churchill Theatre, this new UK tour will also visit:Birmingham Alexandra Theatre, New Victoria Theatre, Richmond Theatre, Milton Keynes Theatre, Leeds Grand Theatre and Bath, Theatre Royal, continuing to… Read More