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A weekly round-up of the most exciting and relevant news from the London theatre scene, featuring new shows, cast announcements, production images, and reviews. Find out what’s hot and what’s not in the West End with our latest Theatre News.
The Crown Jewels
After his success as a writer on Spitting Image: Idiot’s Assemble, Al Murray is now making his West End debut in THE CROWN JEWELS. He is joined by Carrie Hope Fletcher, Mel Giedroyc, Neil Morrissey, and Joe Thomas for this historical heist.
The comedy follows Colonel Blood as he and his group of misfits attempt to steal King Charles II’s crown jewels in plain sight.
Book London Theatre Tickets now to see this charmingly brilliant play at the Garrick Theatre. THE CROWN JEWELS is playing from the 7th of July until mid-September.
The Wizard of Oz
This summer ‘We’re off to see the wizard!’. Join Dorothy and Toto on their magical adventure to the land of Oz at the London Palladium.
Dorothy is whisked away from her home in Kansas by a tornado and transported to Oz. Along the way she meets munchkins, a scarecrow, a tin man and a lion who she takes along for the journey. She sets off on a quest to find the amazing Wizard of Oz in the hope that he will help her find her way back home.
Featuring the iconic musical score from the Oscar-winning film with additional songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. With a star-studded cast including Jason Manford, Ashley Banjo, Dianne Pilkington, Louis Gaunt, Christina Bianco and Gary Wilmot.
Don’t miss this spectacular production that is set to be an unforgettable experience for the whole family.
Book half price and discount WIZARD OF OZ tickets now online or at our box office. Now playing at the London Palladium.
Crazy For You
Susan Stroman’s CRAZY FOR YOU is now open at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in Covent Garden. The award-winning romantic comedy features a variety of songs by the great George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin.
The show follows the story of aspiring actor Bobby Child who is struggling with balancing his passion for theatre and the expectations of his very wealthy mother. He goes on a trip to the small town of Deadrock, Nevada to carry out a mortgage foreclosure but things become complicated when he falls in love with the owner’s daughter, Polly.
Direct from the show’s sell-out season at the Chichester Theatre, the musical stars Charlie Stemp (Half a Sixpence/ Mary Poppins) as Bobby and Carly Anderson (Wicked) as Polly.
With a book by Ken Ludwig and direction and choreography by Tony and Olivier winner Susan Stroman, this is a magical production that is not to be missed.
Book half-price and discounted CRAZY FOR YOU theatre tickets now online or visit our box office in Leicester Square. Now playing at the Gillian Lynne Theatre.
Grease The Musical
It’s time for some summer-lovin’ with GREASE, now playing at the Dominion Theatre. This run follows its hugely popular run at the theatre in 2022.
The 2023 cast includes Louise Redknapp and Jason Donovan who alternate the role of Teen Angel and Peter Andre as Vince Fontaine and Teen Angel for certain performances.
With book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey and directed by Nikolai Foster and choreographed by Arlene Phillips. GREASE is a timeless classic including all the iconic songs we know all the words to. ‘Hopelessly Devoted To You’, ‘Greased Lighting’ and ‘We Go Together’ just to name a few.
Book half-price and discount GREASE The Musical tickets online or at our box office. Now playing at the Dominion Theatre.
Ain’t Too Proud
From the creators of JERSEY BOYS get ready, cause her they come!
AIN’T TOO PROUD is a new musical following the story of the iconic group The Temptations and their journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
The production includes some of their most memorable songs such as ‘My Girl’, ‘Just My Imagination’, ‘Papa Was a Rolling Stone’ and many more. Jam-packed with signature dance moves and unmistakable dance moves galore.
Experience this Motown spectacular for yourself at the Prince Edward Theatre and book AIN’T TOO PROUD tickets now.