REVIEW: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, London Palladium

The lively return of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical is filled with exuberant joy that makes it impossible to resist. Filled with playfulness and joy that makes for a perfect match for Tim Rice’s smartly funny lyrics, Laurence Connor’s production definitely ensures that audiences leave with a massive smile on their faces –… Read More

NEWS: Alexandra Burke to Star As The Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The production is set to begin performances at the London Palladium on the 1st July. It has been confirmed that Alexandra Burke will be joining the previously announced Jason Donovan (Pharaoh) and Jac Yarrow (Joseph) in the upcoming return of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as the Narrator. Burke returns to the West End… Read More

NEWS: Here Come the Boys to Play at the London Palladium

The show had been set to play at the Garrick Theatre earlier this year but has had to change venues. Now set to play at the London Palladium from the 25th May until the 9th May, Here Come the Boys arrives in the West End following a UK tour with a brand new production. The… Read More

West End Shows Opening: 2nd April 2021

Following on from last week’s selection of shows that have confirmed opening dates (government advice provided), here’s a few more shows that you can now book tickets for… Amelie the Musical, Criterion Theatre: following on from a run at the Watermill Theatre, UK tour and a run at The Other Palace, this charming and quirky… Read More

NEWS: Lee Mead Announces Palladium Show to Mark 40th Birthday

The singer and actor will return to the West End stage for a special concert to mark his upcoming birthday. With tickets going on sale on the 26th March at 10am, the concert is set to take place at the London Palladium on the 10th June. The performance will be socially distanced. Titled Lee Mead… Read More

NEWS: Hair The Musical in Concert Announces New Dates

The concert version of the musical is set to play at the London Palladium and the Southampton Mayflower Theatre. Following on from its run as part of The Turbine on the Jetty season, Hair The Musical in Concert will now play at the London Palladium for two performances on Sunday the 13th June and two… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Wishlist

Editor Emma Clarendon selects twenty London productions she would love to see again… 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane: I know it only feels like yesterday that this show was in the West End – but I miss the sheer spectacle of it all! The dancing, the music and cast made this feel like a… Read More

REVIEW: Musicals: The Greatest Show, BBC One

Dazzling from start to finish, the high quality of the performances, music and of course the venue reminded us why exactly we are missing the theatre. Filmed at the glorious London Palladium as part of the BBC’s celebrations of musicals that took place across the channel last month, Musicals: The Greatest Show was a chance… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s December Theatre Picks

Here’s a guide to some of the shows set to open in London next month (depending on government advice). GHBoy, Charing Cross Theatre: set to open for previews on the 3rd December, Paul Harvard’s new play examines the misconception surrounding gay culture and promiscuity. Catch up with our interview with actor Devesh Kishore discussing the… Read More

NEWS: Elaine Paige Joins Cast for Pantoland at the Palladium

Qudos Entertainment has announced that Elaine Paige will be joining the cast of Pantoland at the Palladium this Christmas. Running from the 12th December until the 3rd January, Pantoland at the Palladium will see Elaine Paige returning to the theatre having layed Queen Rat in Dick Whittington in 2017. She joins the previously announced Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, Nigel… Read More