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NEWS: The Lion King Set for Three Month Run at the Edinburgh Playhouse

Disney's award-winning musical, The Lion King, is coming to the Edinburgh Playhouse for a three month run beginning on the 12th of October. Four years in the making, this new adaptation of Disney's Oscar-winning animated film, adapted and directed by Julie Taymor, brings together a cast of over 50 actors, dancers and singers from 17 different countries, this production promises ...

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NEWS: Honk! returns to London with a run at The Tabard

This Christmas, Honk! arguably the best musical from Stiles and Drewe returns to London with a limited season at The Tabard Theatre. The Olivier award winning musical follows the story of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Ugly Duckling. As 'Ugly' is hatched under the adoring gaze of his proud mum, Ida, his musical adventures begin. Soon after Ugly is born, he ...

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NEWS: Back to the Musicals announces festive show A Merry Little Christmas

As the fifth in the series of Back to the Musicals shows at London's Pheasantry (a cabaret format that celebrates the history and evolution of musical theatre over the years), A Merry Little Christmas puts aside the history books for one night and celebrates a time when music is heard all over the world each year. With tunes from classics ...

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NEWS: Colchester Mercury Launches 2013 Programme

While many theatres are currently announcing their spring seasons, Colchester Mercury Theatre has gone one step further, today announcing programming for the entire of 2013. In his inaugural year at the Essex Theatre, new Artistic Director Daniel Buckroyd has launched what the venue is promoting as its ‘Made In Colchester’ season. For Buckroyd it’s a natural extension of the theatre’s ...

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NEWS: Red Rose Chain Team Up With Warhorse Puppet Expert

For Ipswich-based theatre company Red Rose Chain, puppets are for life, not just for Christmas. Perhaps best known for their al-fresco summer productions at Theatre In The Forest, the company are now turning their hands to a festive family show, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ children’s stories The Magic Fishbone. For audiences familiar with the work of the company there ...

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PREVIEW: What About Dick?

It’s a fact, from now on; November the 13th will forever be known and celebrated as Dick Day. In years to come families will gather, friends will send cards and parties shall be thrown in honour of Eric Idle’s Dick. That is, Idle’s latest offering ‘What About Dick’, a staged radio play starring Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Eddie Izzard, Russell ...

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NEWS: Book Of Mormon Casting Confirmed

Producers have announced casting for the London production of Broadway hit musical The Book Of Mormon. Gavin Creel and Jared Gertner will lead the company as Elder Price and Elder Cunningham. Creel and Price are currently leading the Los Angeles production, where the show has broken all box office records. The Book of Mormon begins previewing at the Prince of ...

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