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Our #FirstNightTakeover series continues with Perry O’Bree attending the West End opening night of The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ The Musical at the Ambassadors Theatre. Described by one cast member as ‘the Pixar of British stage musicals’, Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary’s inspiring show gives Perry goosebumps so he is thrilled to catch up several members of the cast: both the grown-ups and children. Will the musical be a big hit? Perry thinks so!

23 May

It’s going to be child’s play! Read on to find out which talented young performers have been chosen to play the pivotal roles of Adrian, Pandora, Barry and Nigel in the West End stage adaptation of Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾ – The Musical, opening at the Ambassadors Theatre for a limited season from 15 June 2019.

13 May

Time to find out who will be attending the West End class for Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary’s musical stage adaptation of Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾ – The Musical, opening for business at the Ambassadors Theatre on 15 June 2019 for a limited season. All in a neat and ordered queue please…

10 Feb

Playing at London’s The Other Palace from 11 to 23 February 2019, the Taster Menu series – as part of the inaugural MT Fest UK – will showcase eight new musicals via 45-minute semi-staged stagings. So which performers are bringing these new works to life? Read on…

02 Nov

Following sell-out performances in 2016 and 2017, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra returns to the Lyceum Theatre for three performances of Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens & Mike Ockrent’s A Christmas Carol on 10 and 17 December 2018 & just look at the cast – full of #StageFaves. There’s no ‘Bah, humbug!’ from us!

05 Sep

As rehearsals begin for Aria Entertainment’s prestigious festival of new musical theatre, From Page To Stage, returning for a sixth successful year and featuring seven new shows, we fill you in on everything you need to know – including all the full casting details.

23 Jun

All the #StageFaves in the company of Committee...A New Musical are gearing up for their first preview this weekend, so we're pleased to be able to share this video clip of them rehearsing the song 'We Want To Learn'. Hadley Fraser, Josie Rourke and composer Tom Deering have transformed part of an inquiry into ‘The collapse of Kids Company’ in to a brand-new musical which looks very interesting indeed.

08 May

As their real-life counterparts gear up towards the snap election, a cast of highly electable #StageFaves are preparing to play the Parliamentarians in the Donmar Warehouse's premiere of Tom Deering and Hadley Fraser's new documentary musical with the impossibly long full title: The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall’s Relationship with Kids Company. And we can't wait to see Sandra Marvin's choice of Camila Batmanghelidjh-style colourful kaftan...

24 Feb

Who's joining Samantha Barks and Arthur Darvill in the London Musical Theatre Orchestra stellar concert presentation of Broadway musical HONEYMOON IN VEGAS? This is one night at the London Palladium not to be missed. (And you could win tickets through #StageFaves if you're lucky!)

14 Feb

Sarah Jessica Parker and Nicholas Cage, eat your hearts out. #StageFaves Samantha Barks and Arthur Darvill will be taking their HONEYMOON IN VEGAS in the UK premiere of the screen-to-stage musical, which plays in concert for one night only at the West End's London Palladium care of the London Musical Theatre Orchestra...