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PHOTO FLASH: Rehearsals of Memphis

[gallery link="none" ids="17783,17775,17790,17776,17777,17778,17779,17780,17781,17782,17784,17788,17785,17786,17787,17789,17791,17792"] Photo credit: Helen Maybanks Memphis the Musical rehearsals have begun! Starring Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly, Memphis will show at the Shaftesbury Theatre, from 9th October, with Opening Night on 23 October 2014. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Memphis has a...

CASTING: Jamie Lloyd’s Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Initial casting has been announced for Jamie Lloyd's Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Actress and comedian Catherine Tate will be leading the cast until 8 February, with her replacement for the the final month yet to be announced. She is joined in the cast...

PHOTO FLASH: April in Paris

[gallery link="none" ids="17707,17708"] Photo credit: Robert Day Shobna Gulati (Coronation Street, Dinnerladies) and Joe McGann (Calendar Girls, The Upper Hand) star in a new UK tour of John Godber’s bittersweet comedy, April in Paris. Al and Bet’s relationship is on the rocks. He recently lost his job, while...

CASTING: Urinetown West End Transfer

Simon Paisley Day (Musketeers, Doctor Who, Titanic, Sherlock, Spartacus, Being Human) will be reprising his critically-acclaimed role as the tyrannical Caldwell B. Cladwell, the machiavellian Head of UGC (Urine Good Company) in the West End transfer of Jamie Lloyd’s ground breaking, splash hit production of...

World Premiere of New Musical Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Stepping Out in association with Partisan and Fallen Angel Theatre presents the world premiere of a new musical, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, from the creative team behind the critically acclaimed musical The Remains of the Day. Set against the beautiful backdrop of nineteenth century Wessex, Thomas Hardy’s...

Richard Schiff and Nigel Lindsay join Lindsay Lohan in Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet

Theatre Royal Bath Productions have announced that actors Richard Schiff and Nigel Lindsay are to join Lindsay Lohan in David Mamet’s SPEED-THE-PLOW at London’s Playhouse Theatre from 24th September. A high-octane modern classic, Speed-the-Plow is a brilliantly satirical portrayal of Hollywood filled with Mamet’s trademark wit and mesmerizing...

Molly Marie Walsh cast as Millie Dillmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Molly Marie Walsh is to play the title role of Millie Dillmount alongside Russell Grant as the mysterious and sinister Mrs Meers in the Off West End premiere of the six-time Tony Award-winning tap dancing musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie. Thoroughly Modern Millie, with music by Jeanine  Tesori,...

Casting Announced for the West End Transfer of Great Britain

Lucy Punch will play the leading role of Paige Britain in the West End transfer of Richard Bean’s new play, Great Britain.   Directed by Nicholas Hytner, the National Theatre’s sell out production transfers to the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 9 September 2014 with opening night on 26 September at.  Great Britain’s strictly limited...

Further casting announced for new West End musical, Memphis

This morning it was announced that Rolan Bell, Tyrone Huntley, Claire Machin, Jason Pennycooke and Mark Roper will join Killian Donnelly (The Commitments) and Beverley Knight (The Bodyguard) in the new West End musical, Memphis. Full casting also includes Keisha Atwell, Arielle Campbell, Mark Carroll, Joseph...

Ronan Keating to star in Once

Ronan Keating, who found fame with boyband Boyzone, will be making his West End debut in Once from November. Keating will be taking over from David Hunter as Guy, a role that has previously been played by Arthur Darvill and Declan Bennett at the Phoenix Theatre....