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100 million thank yous from SIX

21 February 2020


As the smash-hit musical, SIX, starts previews on Broadway producers reveal that its catchy songs have been streamed 100,000,000 times on Spotify and Apple Music.


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Snowflakes - Old Red Lion Theatre

20 February 2020


Dissident Theatre's production of Robert Boutlon's debut play will be at Islington's Old Red Lion from 31 March to 18 April.


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Can I Help You? at Omnibus Theatre

18 February 2020


Playing ON will present the world premiere of Can I Help You? at Clapham's Omnibus Theatre next month, bringing to life their late co-founder's final play.


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Going Ape - Union Theatre

14 February 2020


This April, Dance Attic Studios transfers its in-house produced show Going Ape!, which challenges religion and science by bringing together various "first" humans.


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2019 Critics' Circle Theatre Awards

11 February 2020


Andrew Scott, Juliet Stevenson, Sharon D. Clarke, Sam Tutty and Hammed Animashaun win top acting awards at the 2019 Critics Circle Theatre Awards.


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Fundraising at Applecart Arts

10 February 2020


Applecart Arts have launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the redevelopment and renovation of their building, the Harold Road Centre in Upton Park, Newham.


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BAC - world's first Relaxed Venue

10 February 2020


Battersea Arts Centre becomes the world's first Relaxed Venue, radically embedding access and inclusivity across all its activities, opening-up the venue to more people.


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Corpse! - coming to Park Theatre

10 February 2020


Casting has been announced for Clive Brill's major revival of Gerald Moon's razor-sharp comedy thriller - Corpse! - due at Park Theatre in March.


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Cast announced for Old Red Lion triptych

9 February 2020


Casting has been announced for a triptych coming to The Old Red Lion in March, headlined by Nuclear War from award-winning playwright Simon Stephens.


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Mark Gatiss adapts A Christmas Carol

9 February 2020


A new adaptation of Dickens' classic, written by and starring Mark Gatiss will have a Christmas run at London's Alexandra Palace after premiering at Nottingham Playhouse.


Iolanthe from Charles Court Opera

9 February 2020


Charles Court Opera will present a new production of Gilbert & Sullivan's witty, satirical operetta - Iolanthe - marking 10 years at the King's Head Theatre.


CASES at The Other Palace

8 February 2020


New musical CASES returns to the London stage at The Other Palace with a revamped score, additional songs and a new West End cast - from 31 March 2020.


Indecent Proposal - Southwark Playhouse

6 February 2020


10 to 4 Productions will present the world premiere of Indecent Proposal - a new musical which will run at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 29 May to Saturday 27 June.


The Shark Is Broken transfers

5 February 2020


A sell-out, smash hit of Edinburgh Fringe 2019, The Shark Is Broken now gets a West End transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre from May.


The Importance of Being... Earnest?

4 February 2020


Say It Again, Sorry?'s new show - The Importance of Being... Earnest? - will be touring the UK in 2020, with its first stop at Omnibus Theatre, Clapham, in March.


CROOKS 1926 from COLAB

4 February 2020



Once Upon A Mattress

4 February 2020



The Time Machine

4 February 2020



Charity Case - Drayton Arms

3 February 2020



Killing It - Vault Festival

1 February 2020



Chyna at Vault Festival

30 January 2020



Too Pretty To Punch - on tour

30 January 2020



The Ballerina at Vault Festival

29 January 2020



Dad's Army Radio Show on tour

29 January 2020



West End Eurovision 2020

27 January 2020





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