Review Round Up: Mary Poppins, Prince Edward Theatre

Richard Eyre’s production of the musical has flown back into the West End – but what do the critics think of it? WhatsOnStage: **** “The musical’s best sequences are those that just let rip with joy and wonder. Richard Eyre directs with pace and panache, much helped by the choreography of Matthew Bourne (who is… Read More

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NEWS: Further Casting Announced for Mary Poppins

Final adult casting has been confirmed for Mary Poppins, playing at the Prince Edward Theatre from the 23rd October. Joining the previously announced Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins, Charlie Stemp as Bert, Joseph Millson as George Banks and Petula Clark as the Bird Woman, Richard Eyre’s production will also include Amy Griffiths who will play Winifred Banks, Claire Moore as Miss Andrew, Claire… Read More

NEWS: Dates Confirmed for Revival of Mary Poppins

The musical is set to return to London to play at the Prince Edward  Theatre later this year.  This revival of the popular musical is set to star Charlie Stemp as Bert and Zizi Strallen will play the the title role when it arrives at the Prince Edward Theatre from the 23rd October, with official opening night taking place on the 13th November. It is initially booking in the West End… Read More

NEWS: Mary Poppins to Return to the West End

It has been confirmed that the Disney musical will return to the West End next year.    Following the closing of Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre late August 2019, it has been announced that Mary Poppins will return to the theatre where it originally made its premiere at the same theatre back in 2004.… Read More

REVIEW: Strictly Ballroom The Musical, Piccadilly Theatre

This glitter filled and entertaining production might rely slightly too much on Will Young but is fun to watch unfold.  Based Baz Luhrmann’s 1992 film, Strictly Ballroom the Musical is corny, entertaining fun with (of course) some classy dancing that really captures the attention of the audience as well as leaving them with the urge… Read More

First Look at…Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Production images for the latest musical to hit the West End have been released as it begins previews at the Piccadilly Theatre.  Based on Baz Luhrmann’s hit film, Strictly Ballroom the Musical is directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie, bringing to life the heart, comedy and drama of the story for new audiences. Strictly Ballroom tells… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of.. Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Image of the cast in rehearsal for the production have been released ahead of the show’s first performance at the Piccadilly Theatre on the 29th March. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening…  Drew McOnie and Will Young. (c) Johan Persson. Making its West End debut at the Piccadilly Theatre later this month, Strictly… Read More

Five Reasons to book to see…Strictly Ballroom the Musical, Piccadilly Theatre

The musical officially launched at the Cafe de Paris in London, ahead of previews at the Piccadilly Theatre from the 29th March. Here’s why Love London Love Culture is excited… 1. There is going to be plenty of dancing to be enjoyed: the launch showcased some of the fantastic dancing for audiences to enjoy – much… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for West End Transfer of Strictly Ballroom

Casting for the upcoming West End transfer of Strictly Ballroom the musical has been announced.  Playing at the Piccadilly Theatre from the 16th March 2018, casting for Baz Luhrmann’s musical has been announced. Directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie, the production is set to star  Zizi Strallen and Jonny Labey as and Fran and Scott,… Read More