London theatre news


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West End stars direct to cars

30 June 2020


West End Musical Drive-In will offer an exciting opportunity for musical theatre fans this summer to park up and celebrate with their favourite performers.


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SIX to be first West End musical to perform again

29 June 2020


SIX will be the first West End musical to resume performances in a premier drive-in experience at venues across the UK.


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The Last Five Years streaming this week

23 June 2020


Award-winning musical, The Last Five Years, gets an innovative transformation in a streamed theatre production starring Danny Becker and Lauren Samuels.


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Sammy at the Lyric Hammersmith

29 May 2020


Update: due to the coronavirus crisis, Sammy at the Lyric Hammersmith has now been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.


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Launch of Cautionary Tale ...

7 May 2020


Here's your very own chance to bring to life a new musical and stage it in your own home then share your recordings!


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Piece by Piece - free theatre podcast

22 April 2020


'Piece by Piece' is a free musical theatre talk show featuring high-profile guests in conversation, hosted by award-winning musical director Joe Bunker.


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All I Ask Of You - Phantom London Orchestra

21 April 2020


Andrew Lloyd Webber and the The Orchestra at The Phantom Of The Opera in London play All I Ask Of You on video.


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British musical 'Identical' postponed

2 April 2020


Producers announce that the world premiere of the new British musical 'Identical' is postponed until 2021.


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Thriller Live closes

19 March 2020


Following closure of West End theatres due to the Coronavirus outbreak, producers announce that Thriller Live delivered its final performance on Sunday 15 March 2020.


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CASES at The Other Palace

6 March 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.


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.


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.


Once Upon A Mattress

4 February 2020


Director Mark Giesser returns to Upstairs at the Gatehouse with Once Upon A Mattress, another classic musical rarely seen in London - from 5 to 29 March 2020.


Naked Boys Singing! from LAMBCO Productions

20 January 2020


LAMBCO Productions will bring its production of the international smash hit musical comedy - Naked Boys Singing! - to Islington's King's Head Theatre from March 13 2020.


SIX announces booking to 2021

17 January 2020


SIX celebrates its first West End birthday at the Arts Theatre with over 90,000 extra tickets on sale - the show is now booking until 31 January  2021.


Hello, Dolly! with Imelda Staunton

22 November 2019



Les Misérables: The Staged Concert - cinema screening

5 November 2019



Sara Bareilles to play Jenna in Waitress

4 November 2019



The Pirate Queen - charity gala performance

3 November 2019



Peter Andre to guest star in Thriller Live

23 October 2019



Soho Cinders coming to Charing Cross Theatre

3 October 2019



Thriller Live to end record-breaking 11-year run

13 September 2019



Paradise Lodge - Tabard Theatre

12 September 2019



tick, tick... BOOM!

9 September 2019



Writer performs as Queen Catherine Parr

29 July 2019





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