A Chorus of Disapproval, written by English playwright Alan Ayckbourn will be revived in the West End from 17 September, 2012. Trevor Nunn will direct the production at the Harold Pinter Theatre, and will star Rob Brydon, Nigel Harman and Ashley Jenson. Five interesting facts about the play are:
1. The play premiered at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in The Round, Scarborough, on 2 May 1984. It starred Russell Dixon as Dafydd ap Llewellyn and Lennox Greaves as Guy Jones.
2. The pla... [More]
Sweeney Todd is a story of a skilled barber, Benjamin Barker who is falsely charged and sentenced to a jail for 15 years by a judge who lusts after his wife. After fifteen years in exile, Benjamin returns to London under the new identity of Sweeney Todd, hell-bent on seeking revenge against the judge Turpin. [More]
Free pre-theatre dinner. Yes, for every member of your party. You heard us right. With us, there’s such a thing as ‘free dinner’. Just read on... [More]
London is so definitely the place to be. There’s the Olympics and now the famed Parisian cabaret Le Crazy Horse will be making its debut at The Crazy Horse in London in September!
To celebrate its 60th year of success, Crazy Horse Paris is coming to London in September with Forever Crazy. This most avant-garde cabaret that has been seducing Parisian audiences for over sixty years with its series of seductive moments will be mirroring the sensual atmosphere in London. For London, t... [More]
Jesus Christ Superstar ITV Show is going to be the next big thing. The show will start airing this Saturday, 14 July, at 20:00 GMT with 30 very talented actors auditioning against each other in a bid to play the character Jesus in a UK arena tour. You can’t miss this! Jesus Christ Superstar is of course, a rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber, adapted from the 1973 American film of the same name. With lyrics by Tim Rice, the musical is based loosely on Jesus’ life; with a large part of the... [More]
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Oh what a night! I recently had the chance to see Jersey Boys at the Prince Edward Theatre and it did not disappoint. Jersey Boys tells the extraordinary tale of how four troublesome guys from Jersey went on to become one of the most successful ... [More]
Jumpy makes a triumphant return to the stage after its successful run at the Royal Court in 2011. The key to Jumpy’s success is it’s a frank and honest family comedy that everyone can relate to. In anticipation of Jumpy’s victorious return to the West End, here are some quick facts about the play.
Timon of Athens - The play by William Shakespeare is about a wealthy and generous Athenian man, named Timon who likes to please his friends by lavishing gifts on them without realising they are only using him. He ignores warnings from others until his downfall comes through his inability to support his spending, eventually forcing to mortgage his holdings and becomes bankrupt.
Les Misérables has captivated the public since Victor Hugo’s novel was first published in 1862. It has gone through many incarnations since then including being translated from its native French into countless languages and turned into one of the most popular musicals ever. No matter what language or format it is in, Jean Valjean’s story continues to enthrall. Read on for some interesting facts about this epic musical. [More]
What the Butler Saw is a farce written by English playwright Joe Orton. What you see in this play is a combination of British dry humour and seamier contents involving one crazy and lustful psychiatrist, an equally unfaithful and blackmailed wife, a naive secretary, and a government inspector who is even more certifiable than the rest of them put together. The play is a farce taken to an extreme that not only satirises almost every element of society, but also the genre itself. [More]