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NEWS: Alexandra Burke Leads Bodyguard UK Tour Cast

Producers have today announced that Alexandra Burke will star in the leading rôle of Rachel Marron in the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of Thea Sharrock’s hit musicalThe Bodyguard. The tour opens at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on12 February 2015. Burke had already played the rôle in the West End and is thrilled to be taking part in the tour ...

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NEWS: Twickenham Theatre given just days to vacate the premises

London’s newest fringe theatre is closing after staging one of the most acclaimed productions of a Stephen Sondheim musical in recent times. Sweeney Todd played its final sold-out performance of an extended opening season just yesterday at the 100-seat Twickenham Theatre in West London. Today, Executive Director, West End producer Tony Green has just two days to vacate the London ...

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Manchester’s HOME announces new venue for the Autumn Season

The organisation which has seen the merger between The Library Theatre and Cornerhouse has announced its Autumn season will take place at Number One First Street – a vast contemporary office space which overlooks the company’s new £25m city centre home (which is on schedule to open in Spring next year.) The first of the three productions in the pop-up ...

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NEWS: The Railway Children pulls into Kings Cross

Following an Oliver Award winning run at Waterloo Station, Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novelThe Railway Children returns to London on16 December 2014, this time to the King’s Cross Theatre, where a purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, and with a state of the art heating system, will be specially created. The site, ...

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NEWS: Worzel Gummidge musical cast recording makes CD debut

Continuing their series of ‘lost’ British theatre scores, Stage Door Records are to release the original London cast recording of the 1981 musical Worzel Gummidge on November 10th. Based on the hit TV series and Barbara Euphan Todd’s children’s classic writers Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall and composer Denis King created a new stage musical adaptation of the story. Featuring the ...

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NEWS: Harry Melling’s peddling transfers to Arcola

Harry Melling’s debut play peddling, a smash hit at this year’s HighTide Festival, will transfer to London’s Arcola Theatre in March 2015. The one-man play, in which Melling also performs sold out at HighTide and also at 59E59 in New York. Our five star review of the show described it as “A modern classic in the making, superbly scripted and ...

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NEWS: RSC Wolf Hall transfers to Broadway

Following runs at both Stratford-upon-Avon and the Aldwych Theatre in London, the RSC have today announced that Wolf Hall: Parts 1 &2 will transfer to Broadway in March 2015. Based on the best-selling novels by Dame Hilary Mantel, adapted by Mike Poulton, the plays are based on the deceit, betrayal, and intrigue of the court of Henry VIII. The production ...

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NEWS: Strictly Come Dancing announces 2015 arena tour

As Strictly Come Dancing returns to our screens, producers have announced details of the 2015 Strictly Come Dancing Live UK tour, with tickets going on sale 9am this Monday. The arena spectacular will feature some of the celebrities and professional dancers from the 12th series, all of who will be competing for the judges and the audience vote. Each night’s ...

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