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The most acclaimed new play of the decade transfers to the West End for 8 weeks only THE FATHER at the Wyndham’s Theatre, London

Wednesday 01 July 2015

Following successful runs at the Ustinov Studio in Bath and the Tricycle Theatre in London, Theatre Royal Bath Productions and the Tricycle Theatre will transfer Florian Zeller’s Moliere award-winning play, THE FATHER, starring Kenneth Cranham and Claire Skinner, to London’s Wyndham’s Theatre for a limited season, Wednesday 30th September – Saturday 21st November. In the two weeks prior to the transfer, the production will play a very limited run at Cambridge Arts Theatre, 15th – 26th September

BLOG : Review: Dusty At The Charing Cross Theatre

Dusty Monday 29 June 2015

This was my first visit to the Charing Cross Theatre and what a tiny but perfectly formed theatre it is. There is only one level and it is underground with the station up above. The auditorium was hot so I can only imagine how the cast were feeling under the lights, so it is even more credit to them that they did a superb job entertaining us.

BLOG : Review: Bend It Like Beckham At The Phoenix Theatre

Bend It Like Beckham Monday 29 June 2015

Bend It Like Beckham at the Phoenix Theatre is a vibrant new show based on the 2001 film of the same name and is bought to the stage by the same creative team of director Gurinder Chadha and co-writer Paul Mayeda Berges. In addition, the stage production has music by Howard Goodall and lyrics by Charles Hart.

BLOG : Don't Miss Saigon! 5 Reasons To See Boublil And Schönberg’s Epic Musical

Miss Saigon Monday 29 June 2015

I’m often weary of seeing a show more than once - I feel like nothing can ever be as good the second time as the excitement and suspense is often gone because you know exactly what will happen next. But I have made an exception to this rule for one very special show: Miss Saigon. I’ve now seen it three times, and each time it just gets better and better. I haven’t lost my love for the show at all, if anything it’s grown more, and below are just my top five reasons why I love Miss Saigon so much.

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Third Cast Marks Start Of Third Golden Year In The West End

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Monday 29 June 2015

The award-winning West End production of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, marked its second anniversary with a gala performance and party for cast, crew and special guests.

BLOG : BREAKING NEWS: Harry Potter Play To Open In London's West End Summer 2016

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Friday 26 June 2015

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne, will receive its world premiere in London’s West End in the summer of 2016 at the Palace Theatre.

BLOG : This Year's Top Summer Theatre Picks

American Idiot Thursday 25 June 2015

As soon as I hear a mention of the word “summer”, I immediately think about how much more theatre I can pack in to my weeks of freedom. Sometimes though, it can be pretty overwhelming when you’re faced with so much fantastic theatre to choose from and you just can’t decide what to go and see. So, to rectify that for you, I thought I’d share with you some of the best things I’ve seen in recent months that you simply must catch this summer, as well as what I’ve booked in to see for myself.

Stephen Merchant Theatrical And West End Debut In Comedy The Mentalists Running At Wyndham's Theatre Until 26 September

The Mentalists Thursday 25 June 2015

Rehearsal images have been released of BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning writer, comedian and actor Stephen Merchant (The Office, Extras, Hello Ladies) and critically acclaimed actor Steffan Rhodri (Gavin & Stacey, Harry Potter, Posh) as they prepare to open wickedly funny comedy The Mentalists, which runs for a strictly limited season at the Wyndham’s Theatre from Friday 3 July to 26 September.

Andrew Dunn To Star In The Railway Children At King's Cross Theatre From 24 June

The Railway Children Tuesday 23 June 2015

Andrew Dunn will star as Mr Perks in the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children from tomorrow, Wednesday 24 June.

BLOG : Incoming! Coming Soon To London’s West End

Motown: The Musical Monday 22 June 2015

If you are a regular theatre goer like myself then you will surely be elated to hear when a new show is headed into London’s West End. Many rumours begin to surface when shows first start to come over, but there is nothing quite as exciting as an official opening date being posted up onto the internet and tickets becoming available. So, if you haven’t been keeping an active eye on theatre Twitter accounts like LondonTheatreDirect’s (@theatre_direct) or theatre fans’ like mine (@shaunycat), then I thought I’d give you a quick rundown of what’s West End bound in the coming year.

 

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