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01 Jun

Oh how we do wish they were somehow here again... Killian Donnelly and Holly-Anne Hull only had 13 performances as the Phantom and Christine, and sadly they won't get any more as the remainder of the 14-month UK and Ireland tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA has now been cancelled.

12 Feb

Everybody obviously did say ‘yeah’ when invited along to More2Screen’s cinema release of Kinky Boots The Musical because the screenings have so far brought in £1.2 million at the box office to date AND it was the No. 1 film on 4 February 2020. Don’t worry if you missed it either, there are still encore showings you catch up with.

25 Jan

As we count down to KINKY BOOTS sashaying into 650+ cinema screens via More2Screen in February, have a look at the official cinema trailer - and eight other unmissable videos that trace the journey for this Northampton-set screen-to-stage-to-screen Broadway and West End hit.

21 Jan

Two weeks from today (21 January 2020), KINKY BOOTS sashays back into cinema as Kinky Boots The Musical gets its cinematic release. Faves founder Terri Paddock got a sneak-peek at an advance private screening along with leading lady-man Matt Henry and other members of the cast, reuniting a year after the musical hung up its heels in the West End...

31 Dec

Talk about a date to mark in your new year diary! KINKY BOOTS is strutting back into our hearts in just over a month, with its original West End stars, Olivier Awards winner Matt Henry and Olivier Awards nominee Killian Donnelly, reprising their roles on the big screen as More2Screen broadcasts the multi-award-winning musical to 650+ cinemas on 4 and 9 February 2020.

21 Nov

The first thing we thought when we saw this casting was: when can we see this in London?! Currently playing Jean Valjean in Les Miserables on an international tour, Killian Donnelly takes to the road again for producer Cameron Mackintosh, taking the title role in The Phantom of the Opera's new 2020 tour.

19 Nov

Yes, it’s true, the West End production of the award-winning Kinky Boots is being filmed later this month for future worldwide screening and from 26-28 November original cast members Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry are going to revisit their roles of Charlie and Lola. It’s going to be emotional…

03 Nov

A stream of A-listers including Paul McCartney, Bryan Cranston, Judi Dench, Henry Cavill, Whoopi Goldberg, Jack Black, Steve Martin and more have contributed to a music video for ‘The Hero – A West End & Friends Tribute’ alongside stars of London’s West End (Charlie Stemp, Marisha Wallace, Cleve September, Kerry Ellis and oodles more #StageFaves). Everyone involved wished to pay thanks to servicemen and women around the world and to raise money for the UK charity, Help For Heroes.

19 Jun

We thought vlogger Perry O'Bree had met a vast array of West End stars on Day One of West End Live 2018, but there was no let up on Day Two as you can see! Watch all his backstage video interviews with #StageFaves including Killian Donnelly, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Danielle Hope, Suzie Mathers and many others. There’s even a great view of performances from Heathers The Musical, Eugenius! and Killian singing with The Barricade Boys – to name a few!

20 Apr

Killian Donnelly will make history as the first Irishman to play the role since Colm Wilkinson in the original production. Watch him chat below about bringing the show home to Dublin…

09 Mar

It's got to be one of the most heart-warming shows on the West End. KINKY BOOTS never fails to remind us the power of being true to yourself and thinking outside of the box! It may still be cold and wet, but this performance shines with more warmth than a summers' day! Our #PalladiumPicks choice this week is this happy little gem, performed live at the London Palladium...

15 Jan

This Saturday 13th January was #NationalSwingDay and a perfect opportunity to pay tribute to those multi-talented actors, singers and dancers who keep all our favourite #StageFaves shows…well…swinging! They step into multiple roles at a moments notice and we love them! We rounded up 10 top tweets dedicated to all those fantastic swings out there!

15 Nov

How many #StageFaves can you fit into the run of a Christmas cabaret? 21 and counting it turns out, as The Barricade Boys have announce the incredible line-up of guest stars for their festive show - THE BARRICADE BOYS - CHRISTMAS CABARET.

31 Aug

There are certain unspoken habits and traditions all musical theatre fans must abide by. Whether it's the "guess where I am" stage shot or the delicate way you handle your programmes, all theatre geeks spend time and energy on every aspect of their Musical Theatre experience. So, for the first time, Katie Rose from our friends at the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society has put together the 10 commandments of a theatre lover! Tell us, how many do you follow?

25 Jun

We took an awful lot of photos ourselves at West End Live this year, and we looked at thousands more over the weekend. But as #WestEndLive trended globally, there was one snapper whose pics we were continually favouriting: Ollie Cole (a.k.a. @ProducerOllie). Check out some of his Twitter collections of your #StageFaves below...

16 Jun

With major cast changes at LES MISÉRABLES and MAMMA MIA! we thought it was time to catch up with some cast tweets! Here are 10 of our favourites!

28 Apr

How do you keep the revolution going 33 years on? Impresario Cameron Mackintosh knows the answer: keep casting to the hilt. Direct from Broadway, Killian Donnelly makes his Les Miserables debut as Jean Valjean in a new cast that also features Carley Stenson and a whole bunch of other #StageFaves...

17 Mar

We look at what a selection of our Irish #StageFaves are up to this St Patrick's Day. From national tours to Broadway, our Irish performers are a talented bunch. Check out more here...

06 Oct

A week ago (29 September 2016), we tweeted news of the death of Ann Emery, Billy Elliot's long-serving Grandma, who passed away at the age 86. We were incredibly moved by how many of you responded, sharing memories of both working with Ann and seeing her perform and how that affected you. We've rounded up some of our favourite tributes here...

Kinky Boots, the huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until Saturday 14 January. Since winning the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, Kinky Boots is now the winner of every major Best Musical award.