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10 Jan

It’s not been smooth running when it comes to the role of Thénardier in the new production of Les Misérables at London’s Sondheim Theatre. After doctors telling actor Gerard Carey he must rest his voice until the end of February, Matt Lucas saved the day by reprising the part but has now suffered a back injury. Cue the arrival of Ian Hughes who recently played Thénardier to great acclaim in the current sell-out UK and international tour. Phew!

20 Dec

What a trouper Matt Lucas is. Having heard that Gerard Carey, originally playing Thénardier in Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre, had been taken ill, he rescheduled his Christmas plans and stepped into the breach. Lucas will be Master of the House for six weeks from 23 December 2019 with Carey expected to return on 3 February 2020.

14 Sep

Can Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables get any more popular? Perhaps it can with the just-announced new cast starring in the musical at the newly reburbished Sondheim Theatre, reopening on 18 December 2019. Just imagine Bradley Jaden as Javert confronting Jon Robyns as Jean Valjean. Are you booking already?

17 Jul

Casting has been announced for Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub’s musical reworking of Twelfth Night. The production, heading to the Young Vic Theatre this October, is set in London’s Notting Hill...

05 May

Some sad news as we head into the weekend: HALF A SIXPENCE has posted West End closing notices for 2 September 2017. How many times do you reckon you can return to see Charlie Stemp do his thing in the next four months?!

19 Jan

You've got a little longer still to catch newcomer Charlie Stemp giving an all-singing, all-dancing performance of a lifetime as Arthur Kipps in British classic HALF A SIXPENCE in the West End. Not to mention the rest of this sensational #StageFaves cast...

24 Nov

Newcomer Charlie Stemp is now officially a West End star after rave reviews for the London transfer of HALF A SIXPENCE this past week. And the show - reworked by Cameron Mackintosh, book writer Julian Fellowes, and Stiles and Drewe - is officially a mega hit, with booking now extended at the Noel Coward Theatre until April...

Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O'Bree attending the West End opening (on 17 November 2016) of HALF A SIXPENCE, now transferred to the Noel Coward Theatre after winning rave reviews at Chichester Festival Theatre. See his blue-carpet and backstage selfies and videos with the creators and stars of the show...