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26 Mar

The anticipation is properly building in the run up to the biggest night in the theatre calendar and now it has gone up a notch with news that all the nominated musicals will be performing at the Olivier Awards 2019 ceremony on 7 April at the Royal Albert Hall, plus The Lion King and Mamma Mia! will be celebrating 20 years in the West End. Oh, and did we mention that stars like Gloria Estefan and Katharine McPhee will be presenting awards?

17 Jul

The Barn Theatre's production of THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE is going from strength to strength. With a host of great reviews and awesome responses from audiences, the Cirencester show really is theatre worth travelling for! The Barn team has just released a video filmed on opening night. If you're not already sold, why not follow in the footsteps of Ruthie Henshall and Verity Rushworth and get yourself to the Cotswolds!

26 May

West End LIVE 2018 is back – for an incredible 14th year – and we will be making sure you know everything there is to know about the event in Trafalgar Square on 16 and 17 June 2018. Starting with the packed list of shows queuing up to take part.

23 May

Following in the footsteps of Cuba Gooding Jr, the actor & musician will be playing the smooth-talking, razzle-dazzling lawyer from 2 July until 1 September 2018. Now we’re wondering who is going to join him?

20 May

Young Frankenstein was announced as the winners of the fourth annual right royal West End Bake Off in aid of Acting for Others – and a whopping £9.5k was raised. So which show’s cake was the Hamilton cast tucking into and who rustled up the brain-shaped creation that took the fancy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child? Read on to find out more...

07 May

It's going to be a right royal affair! This year, West End Bake Off will take place on Saturday 19 May 2018 - the same day as the Royal Wedding! Not only that, but two queens of the stage, Ruthie Henshall and Wendi Peters will be judging...

24 Apr

The next year is an exciting and busy period for musical revivals, as some beloved shows return to the West End. Here are four of the biggest ones that guest blogger Nicole Ackman advises you to get booking now...

17 Apr

Caroline Hanks-Farmer continues her series of interviews with the stars of CHICAGO, the award-winning show spreading plenty of razzle-dazzle at London’s Phoenix Theatre. Next in line is Cuba Gooding Jr, making his British stage and musical debut.

It’s the biggest occasion in the theatre industry calendar and, slowly but surely, we are finding out which artists will be presenting those life-changing 2018 Olivier Awards this Sunday 8 April at the Royal Albert Hall.

03 Apr

What better in the run-up to the opening night for CHICAGO, back in the West End at London’s Phoenix Theatre, than a series of interviews from Caroline Hanks-Farmer with the show’s stars? We start with cellmates Sarah Soetaert (Roxie) and Josefina Gabrielle (Velma).

27 Mar

It's back and better than ever! ‘Magic at the Musicals with Cadbury Dairy Milk’ is set to return to London’s Royal Albert Hall for one night only on 21st May 2018 with a brand new show and a 60 piece orchestra...

22 Mar

No sooner had guest blogger Caroline Hanks-Farmer come back razzle-dazzled from the CHICAGO press launch than producers announced that, due to demand, they've now extended booking for the show's West End return through to October. Live-tweeting from this week's event - plus sneak-peek rehearsal photos of Cuba Gooding Jr and his murderesses!

12 Mar

Paul Rider will join the previously announced Cuba Gooding Jr, Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall in the multi award-winning Chicago at London’s Phoenix Theatre.

16 Feb

If looks could kill... These three veterans - Ruthie Henshall, Sarah Soetaert and Josefina Gabrielle, all now confirmed to headline the West End return of CHICAGO alongside Hollywood's Cuba Gooding Jr - smoulder in these new images released in the show's trademark black-and-white style...

Just hours to go until this year's Olivier Awards, which take place this Sunday 9 April. The 2017 Oliviers aren't just the biggest ever - held for the first time at the Royal Albert Hall and broadcast primetime on ITV - they're also the most social ever with lots of innovations in the mix. We're counting down this week. Each day, we'll be rounding up the best awards content being shared on social media. Final update on Saturday 8 April...

Audra McDonald will perform exclusively for the Memoriam section of this year's Olivier Awards on Sunday, while further #StageFaves presenters announced for the final line-up include Amanda Holden and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda...