News for October 2010

News

£923,612 FOR WEEK-ENDING 30 OCTOBER 2010. RACHEL TUCKER AND LOUISE DEARMAN EXTEND CONTRACTS

London's New London, Cambridge, Her Majesty's and Palace theatres to be sold.

With the announcement of Michael Jackson's brand new album imminent, celebrate the legend of the King of Pop this Halloween with our exclusive Thriller Live ticket offer. "YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET!"

Exclusive promotional video for the brand new production of Oscar Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBAND at the Vaudeville Theatre London.

Tonight Ray Meagher, best known on television for playing Alf Stewart in the long running Australian soap Home and Away, officially joins the West End cast of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical as in Toronto, Canada, the North American production of the show celebrates its opening night.  Meagher joins Don Gallagher as Bernadette, Ben Richards as Tick and Oliver Thornton as Adam in the Olivier award-winning musical which today announces a further extension to performances, taking bookings at the Palace Theatre in London’s West End, up to 7 January 2012.  

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New exclusive trailer for La Soirée has been released.

Hurry and book something spooky in time for HALLOWEEN!

Promotion to announce SHREK THE MUSICAL going on sale!

After the phenomenal success of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon in the West End, another musical of duo Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boubil returns to London.

Jonathan Cake and Oliver Cotton joins the cast of A Flea in Her Ear, which will run from December 2010 to March 2011 at the Old Vic Theatre.

Experience the scariest Halloween ever at The London Dungeon and its Jack O’Lantern and the “Sounds of Hell”.

THE SMASH HIT SHOW RETURNS FOR ANOTHER MONSTER CHRISTMAS SEASON!

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Plans for a dramatic refurbishment of the London Palladium theatre are announced to celebrate it's 100th year.

Bette Midler, whose solo Broadway debut at the Palace Theatre is the stuff of showbiz legend, will return to that landmark venue as a producer of this season’s eagerly anticipated, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL.

The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Love Story will transfer to the West End previewing at the Duchess Theatre from 27 November. The West End cast includes Emma Williams as Jenny, Michael Xavier as Oliver Barratt IV and Peter Polycarpou who plays Jenny’s father, Phil, all of whom reprise their roles at the Duchess Theatre. 

Award winning singer and runner-up in the first series of Pop Idol, Gareth Gates, joins the cast of Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre from October 2010.

Back in 2001, X Factor judge DANNII MINOGUE stunned audiences with her performance as Esmeralda in Notre Dame de Paris at London’s Dominion Theatre. We’ve having a bit of a nostalgia trip so thought you might enjoy a read...

Nica Burns, President of the Society of London Theatre releases statement in support of the arts.

Love Never Dies, the sequel to Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. Exclusive October Love Never Dies ticket offer!

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The fabulous Samantha Bond took time out from rehearsals for AN IDEAL HUSBAND to answer a few quick questions exclusively for LondonTheatreDirect.com. Also check out the brand new photo of Samantha Bond from the production.

New promotional photo from The Wizard of Oz, featuring Andrew Lloyd Webber, Danielle Hope and Michael Crawford. Photo by Gabrielle Crawford.

Samantha Bond, known for her role as Miss Moneypenny opposite Pierce Brosnan in all his four James Bond outings is to star alongside her real-life husband at the Vaudeville Theatre in An Ideal Husband.

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