NEWS: Cast Announced for I Do! I Do! at Upstairs at the Gatehouse

The production will play at the theatre from the 29th October. It has been announced that Gemma Maclean and Ben Morris will star in the upcoming production of of the 1966 Tony Award-Winning musical I Do! I Do! when it arrives at Upstairs at the Gatehouse for a limited season. Gemma Maclean’s stage credits include… Read More


NEWS: New Production of I Do! I Do to Play at Upstairs at the Gatehouse

The production will run at the theatre from the 29th October until the 16th November. It has been announced that a new production of the 1966 Tony Award winning musical will play at Upstairs at the Gatehouse in London from the 29th October. Featuring a book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The Marvelous Wonderettes

Casting for the UK premiere of this Off-Broadway musical has been confirmed.  Directed by Joseph Hodges, it has been announced the production is set to star Sophie Camble (White Christmas, Chess and 42nd Street) as Missy, Rosie Needham (Legally Blonde) as Cindy Lou, Louise Young (Mamma Mia!) as Betty Jean and Kara Taylor Alberts (The Wind in the Willows) as Suzy. Written and created by Roger… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for Strike Up The Band at Upstairs at the Gatehouse

The full cast for the production has been confirmed.  Playing at Upstairs at the Gatehouse from the 6th March, the cast for Mark Giesser’s production of George and Ira Gershwin’s musical have been confirmed. In 1927, Horace J. Fletcher is a typical self-made American businessman. His cheese factory dominates the market, he influences the White House, and he’s secured his business future by… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 20th January

Here’s a few reads that have been proving popular on Love London  Love Culture this week…  The Marvelous Wonderettes is heading to London: the Off-Broadway musical is set to make its European and UK premiere at Upstairs at the Gatehouse this spring. Review of The Daughter-in-Law at the Arcola Theatre: this week saw LLLC paying a visit to the Arcola Theatre to catch Jack Gamble’s production which is “striking and powerful” in every possible way. Review of Anomaly at the Old Red Lion Theatre: still proving of immense interest to… Read More

NEWS: European Premiere Announced for The Marvelous Wonderettes

The Off-Broadway musical comedy will debut at Upstairs at the Gatehouse. The musical, written and created by Roger Bean will make its UK and European debut from the 9th April at Upstairs at the Gatehouse. The Marvelous Wonderettes uses pop songs from the 1950’s and 1960’s such as “Stupid Cupid”, “Son of a Preacher Man”, “I Only Wanna be with You”, “Secret Love”, “Lipstick on… Read More

Interview With…James Hugh MacDonald

The 91 year old writer spoke to Love London Love Culture about his first play Happy Warriors now playing at Upstairs at the Gatehouse… Hi James, thank you so much for talking to Love London Love Culture. Could you tell us a little more about what Happy Warriors is all about? There are two stories.  The first is the clash of two highly capable,… Read More

PREVIEW: After the Ball, Upstairs at the Gatehouse

The theatre will present Ian Grant’s new play from the 7th March.  Presented by Time Productions, Ian Grant’s new play explores how our acts can continue to reverberate down the generations and is based on a true event in 1918 and an unresolved family memory. London, 1914. As the Great War breaks out in Europe,… Read More

PREVIEW: Sirens of the Silver Screen, Upstairs at the Gatehouse

The production delves into the lives of three of the 20th century’s iconic silver screen stars: Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Judy Garland.  Glitz, glamour and grim truths: Beth Burrows delves into the lives of the 20th century’s most iconic women — Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe — performing their most loved songs… Read More