Amanda Abbington stars in When It Happens To You at Park Theatre
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by Douglas Mayo
6h ago
By Douglas Mayo Amanda Abbington is to star in When It Happens To You at Park Theatre this July. A theatrical memoir by a New York Times best-selling author, When It Happens to You (31 Jul – 31 Aug) is based on Tawni O’Dell’s lived experience of holding her family together after a life changing event. Amanda Abbington (Sherlock, Mr Selfridge) will lead an ensemble cast in a show that mines the depths of human courage and the resolve to survive following a shattering incident. Directed by Park Theatre’s Artistic Director Jez Bond, this pacy drama is fuelled by tears, laughter, hope and love. Ta ..read more
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J Smith Cameron and Mark Rylance to star in West End Juno and the Paycock
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by Douglas Mayo
3d ago
By Douglas Mayo J Smith-Cameron and Mark Rylance are to star in a new production of Sean O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock directed by Matthew Warchus. Tony award-nominee J. Smith-Cameron (Succession) will star as Juno Boyle opposite Mark Rylance as ‘Captain’ Jack Boyle in a new production of Seán O’Casey’s timeless masterpiece, Juno and the Paycock, directed by Tony and Olivier award-winner Matthew Warchus (Matilda The Musical, Pride). JOIN OUR MAILING LIST TO STAY INFORMED The strictly limited run at the Gielgud Theatre opens on Thursday 3 October, with previews from Saturday 21 September, and ..read more
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Tom Holland in Romeo and Juliet – First Look Images
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by Douglas Mayo
3d ago
By Douglas Mayo First-look production images have been released for the Jamie Lloyd Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet starring Tom Holland and Francesca Amewudah-Rivers. Tom Holland and Francesca Amewudah-Rivers. Photo: Marc Brenner Tom Holland is Romeo and Francesca Amewudah-Rivers is Juliet in Jamie Lloyd’s pulsating new vision of Shakespeare’s immortal tale of wordsmiths, rhymers, lovers and fighters. Tom Holland to star in Romeo and Juliet at Duke Of York’s Theatre Cast: Tom Holland (Romeo) is joined by Francesca Amewudah-Rivers as Juliet. Freema Agye ..read more
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REVIEW: Midsummer, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭✭✭
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by Paul T Davies
1w ago
By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Midsummer at the Mercury Theatre Colchester. Ross Carswell, Karen Young and Company. Photo: Pamela Raith Midsummer Mercury Theatre, Colchester. 8 May 2024 5 Stars BOOK TICKETS Edinburgh. City of beautiful architecture, rain, Fringe extravagance and lost weekends. Now, a slice of Edinburgh comes to Colchester in David Grieg’s excellent Midsummer, and it triumphs. Bob and Helena are two strangers, each with a secret, out on the town on the Friday night of Midsummer. They start off as not particularly likeable characters, he a small-time crook involved in ca ..read more
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REVIEW: Surfacing, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭
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by Paul T Davies
1w ago
By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Surfacing by Tom Powell at the Mercury Theatre Colchester. Surfacing Mercury Theatre, Colchester. 4 May 2024 3 Stars Using technology to symbolise mental health and neurodiversity, Tom Powell’s play looks at the spiralling crisis experienced by NHS therapist Luc when she encounters a “service user”, Owen, who is experiencing a situation similar to hers. Her inner thoughts are projected onto a screen, and the audio soundtrack demonstrates to us the vast difference between her mindfulness chanting and the myriad of emotions she experiences. Both have lost a ..read more
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Titanique sets sail for West End – Award-winning musical comedy announced
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by Douglas Mayo
1w ago
By Douglas Mayo New York’s Multi Award-Winning musical comedy is preparing to dock in London’s West End. Producers have announced that popular musical comedy Titanique is coming to London. The cast of Titanique Broadway. Photo: Emilio Madrid When the music of Celine Dion makes sweet Canadian love with the eleven-time Oscar®-winning blockbuster film Titanic, you get Titanique, off Broadway’s most award-winning splash hit that turns one of the greatest love stories of all time into a hysterical musical fantasia. Titanique has taken New York by storm – extending multiple times since its prem ..read more
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Spirited Away comes to London Coliseum
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by Douglas Mayo
2w ago
By Douglas Mayo The European premiere of the original Japanese stage production of Studio Ghibli’s award-winning Spirited Away at the London Coliseum is announced. Mona Kamishiraishi and No Face from Spirited Away. Photo: Jay Brooks In these first-look images an iconic scene from the film is recreated on a London tube carriage, featuring Kanna Hashimoto and Mone Kamishiraishi who return from the original Japanese production as Chihiro, sitting alongside ‘No-Face’. Spirited Away runs at London Coliseum from 30 April – 29 August 2024. Studio Ghibli’s Sprited Away, created by legendary anima ..read more
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Frankie Goes To Bollywood announces transfer to Southbank Centre
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by Douglas Mayo
2w ago
By Douglas Mayo Rifko Theatre Company’s Frankie Goes To Bollywood has announced a West End transfer to the Southbank Centre, London. Photo: Rick Lakos Rifko Theatre Company has announced that Frankie Goes to Bollywood is to transfer to London’s Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall following its current season at the Watford Palace Theatre. The new musical will run at the Southbank Centre from 31 July – 16 August 2024. JOIN OUR MAILING LIST TO STAY INFORMED Rifco Theatre is known for celebrating and reflecting contemporary British Asian experiences; producing authentic, though-provoking and ..read more
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FIRST LOOK: Boys from the Blackstuff
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by Douglas Mayo
2w ago
By Douglas Mayo New production photos are out for James Graham’s adaptation of Alan Bleasdale’s TV Drama Boys from the Blackstuff coming to the Garrick Theatre. Aron Julius, Dominic Carter, Jamie Peacock and Philip Whitchurch New production photos have been released for James Graham’s new adaptation of Alan Bleasdale’s TV drama Boys from the Blackstuff which opens at the Garrick Theatre from 13 June for a limited eight-week season. BOOK TICKETS FOR BOYS FROM THE BLACKSTUFF The new production is directed by Kate Wasserberg and the Liverpool’s Royal Court and National Theatre production is pres ..read more
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The Baker’s Wife comes to Menier Chocolate Factory
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by Douglas Mayo
2w ago
By Douglas Mayo The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced a major revival of Stephen Schwartz and Joseph Stein’s The Baker Wife for July 2024. The Menier Chocolate Factory, London have announced that Gordon Greenberg will return to direct a revival of the musical The Baker’s Wife with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Wicked, Godspell) and book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler On The Roof). This revival of The Baker’s Wife starts previews on 6 July, opening at the Menier Chocolate Factory on 7 July and running through to 14 September 2024. The arrival of a new Baker and his younger wife ..read more
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