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11 Jun

When can we all get back to our fave shows? The most recent statement from the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) – on behalf of the major commercial West End theatre operators – confirms that theatres will remain closed until at least August.

08 Nov

As the RSC's much-anticipated musical adaptation of David Walliams' children's novel THE BOY IN THE DRESS starts performances, check out what Walliams revealed to Faves founder Terri Paddock during rehearsals... including his love of Matilda and desire to play Miss Trunchbull! (Can you see it?)

07 Jul

The flags have been flying this weekend for Pride In London 2019 and West End performers and shows have been playing their part. Are you ready for a colourful collaboration between 9 To 5 The Musical and Waitress, for example? Enjoy our Twitter round-up below.

25 Jun

The stagiest weekend of the year may be over, but don’t worry, you can relive West End Live 2019 all over again by checking out StageFaves vlogger Perry O'Bree’s selfies, backstage interviews & video excerpts. Just look at the line up: Rachel Tucker, Lucie Jones, David Hunter, Grace Mouat, Bonnie Langford, Oliver Tompsett, Alistair Brammer, Trevor Dion Nicholas, and that’s just a few!

17 Jun

With just under a week until West End LIVE returns to London’s Trafalgar Square, the full line-up of award-winning shows and acts has been released. StageFaves will be there to capture all the action for you so don’t forget to check out our special events page. Which performances are you looking forward to the most?

20 May

Yes, it’s that time of year again and we can’t wait for the free theatre festival West End Live to return to Trafalgar Square on the weekend of 22 and 23 June 2019. Want to know which shows are performing at this year’s event, from old favourites to first-timers? Then read on…

13 Aug

Cast changes see Hayden Tee playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Rob Compton and Holly Dale Spencer as Mr and Mrs Wormwood in the RSC’s Matilda The Musical with Gina Beck continuing as Miss Honey. There are also two new Matildas joining the cast, but where have they got to?

22 Jun

Were you at West End Live!? Brilliant wasn't it!? Don't you wish it was still going on? Were you unable to attend? Gutted, right? WELL FEAR NOT!! West End Live 2018 have put together a comprehensive YouTube playlist of the performances from over the weekend....

19 Jun

Stars from our favourite #StageFaves shows rocked out Trafalgar Square at this year's West End Live which was bigger and better than ever! We've rounded up some of our favourite moments in 10 top tweets! Check out our dedicated page for more coverage!

13 Jun

SO MANY SHOWS TO SEE! Everybody's Talking About Jamie officially opens West End Live's 2018 proceedings at 11am this Saturday 16 June. The Saturday schedule continues with a slew of other West End big-hitters, with plenty other #StageFaves musicals and stars including Nathan Amzi, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Emma Kingston and Danielle Hope...

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.

04 May

Two of our extended #SFTeam, guest vlogger Alexa Putman and blogger Becky Wallis, recently enjoyed the ULTIMATE stagey weekend together with visits to Five Guys Named Moe, Les Miserables, Barnum and Matilda in London. Can you keep up?!

12 Apr

It's been six months since the curtain came down and the banjos were played for the very last time but the memories of HALF A SIXPENCE are still strong. Guest blogger Rebecca Wallis reminisces about her favourite show and follows through on a promise to keep championing the many #StageFaves performers she discovered through it. Have you?

20 Feb

It's no secret that Brit James Corden is a fan of musicals, but he stepped it up on his "Late Late Show", by inviting Tim Minchin, Ben Platt and Abigail Spencer onto his show for a special performance of DONALD: THE MUSICAL, inspired by Minchin's smash hit show MATILDA.

13 Feb

Continuing our series on affordable theatre, guest blogger Nicole Ackman runs through the best places in London for younger theatregoers to get the most out of their Student ID. Do YOU know which blockbuster West End musical you can see for just £5?!

09 Feb

What's that!? It's Friday! FriYAY more like. And it's time for another #PalladiumPicks video! This Friday we're feeling naughty, so we thought what better way to get ourselves ready for the weekend than our favourite song from Tim Minchin's MATILDA!?

MATILDA THE MUSICAL is heading out on its first UK & Ireland tour. Watch the adorable girls tackling the title role as the tour launches with Craige Els, who reprises his West End role as Miss Trunchbull. Plus more casting news...

01 Jan

Welcome to 2018! What’s the best way to start the New Year? By checking out our sparkling top 20 #StageFave New Year tweets of course! Here's to another #stagey year of fantastic theatre!

15 Nov

It’s time to celebrate all things theatre on #LoveTheatreDay 2017 in association with The Stage! Ever wondered happens backstage at your favourite musicals? Now is your chance to find out with our top ten #Backstage tweets!

06 Nov

Remember, remember the 5th of November… but would you rather be outside at a firework display or cozy inside with the central heating? We’ve rounded up our top 10 #Stagefaves tweets from Bonfire Night, with plenty of sparks flying both up in the skies and inside the theatres!