First Look at… & Juliet

The musical officially opens at the Manchester Opera House this evening, before beginning performance at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre on the 2nd November. New production images have been released of the new musical, featuring the music of acclaimed songwriter Max Martin including songs such as ‘Roar’, Hit Me Baby One More Time’, ‘Love Me Like You… Read More

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First Listen…& Juliet

A new video has been released of the cast of & Juliet performing with the orchestra for the first time. Ahead of the new musical, featuring music by Max Martin, opening at the Manchester Opera House from the 10th September for a limited season before heading to the West End, a video has been released… Read More

Review Round Up: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 the Musical, Ambassadors Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Luke Shepphard’s production based on Sue Townsend’s beloved book. Time Out: *** “However much the musical makes clunky on-the-nose references to Greer-era feminism, it ends up feeling oddly Victorian in its values. And no one finds that charming.” www.hamhigh.co.uk: **** “Indeed the joy here is that… Read More

Five Reasons to be Excited About… & Juliet

The new musical has been officially launched in London – here’s why we are excited… Miriam-Teak Lee in the title role: given her immensely impressive and enjoyable vocals (see the video above!), you get a real sense of her confident and sassy approach to this role already. It is also clear just how much she… Read More

NEWS: David Bedella Joins Cast of & Juliet

The two time Olivier Award winner is set to join the production, which will play a limited season at Manchester Opera House, from Tuesday 10th September to Saturday 12th October, before beginning performances in London at The Shaftesbury Theatre on Saturday 2nd November. Having won Olivier Awards for his performances  in Jerry Springer The Opera… Read More

NEWS: West End Stars Confirmed for & Juliet

The new musical will play a limited season at Manchester Opera House before playing at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Casting for & Juliet, the new musical that imagines Juliet’s famous ending as just her beginning, has confirmed casting for the production. As well as the award-winning Miriam-Teak Lee as Juliet, the musical is set to star: Cassidy Janson (Leading Ladies, Chess, Beautiful: The Carole… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…Billionaire Boy, Nuffield Southampton Theatres

This brand new musical adaptation of the book by David Walliams will play at the Nuffield Southampton Theatres from the 28th November until the 6th January before touring.  One-day factory worker Len Spud invents a new loo roll “Bum Fresh – wet on one side, dry on the other”. The wiping-wonder is an instant hit. Len,… Read More

NEWS: Murder for Two to Return to The Other Palace

It has been confirmed that following its European premiere  at The Watermill Theatre and The Other Palace in 2017, Murder for Two will return to London from the 12th December.  Directed by Luke Sheppard (In the Heights), Murder for Two will return to The Other Palace for a five week limited season following a UK tour… Read More

Review Round Up: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole the Musical, Menier Chocolate Factory

This new musical is based on the beloved novel by Sue Townsend is now playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory – but what have critics been saying about it?  Set in 1980s Leicester, we follow the daily dramas and misadventures of Adrian’s adolescent life. With dysfunctional parents, ungrateful elders, a growing debt to school bully… Read More

Review Round Up: Working, Southwark Playhouse

Luke Sheppard directs this European premiere production at the Southwark Playhouse. Here is what critics have had to say about it:  WhatsOnStage: *** “the entire show is full of energy and never less than engaging.” The Stage: **** “The powerful achievement of Working is to tell ordinary stories in an extraordinary way.” The Times: ***… Read More