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05 Nov
2018

Joining Declan and Bronté in the cast for Striking 12, written by Tony Award-winning Rachel Sheinkin and musical duo Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda, will be Danielle Kassaraté, Kate Robson-Stuart and Leon Scott. Is it a date in your diary?

31 Oct
2018

A modern take on Hans Christian Andersen’s short story The Little Match Girl, Striking 12 heads for London’s Union Theatre from 28 November to 23 December 2018. Will you be joining in the celebrations?

22 Sep
2018

Have you watched the post-show Q&A Faves founder Terri Paddock hosted this week at MIDNIGHT? Catch up here to find out how this brand-new British musical adapted from an Azerbaijani play came about, what Stalin's Great Terror was all about, how you balance natural and supernatural, how lighting frames the stage... but no spoilers! And ask yourself: what would you do if the secret police knocked on your door?

30 Aug
2018

New British musical thriller MIDNIGHT, written by Timothy Knapman and Laurence Mark Wythe, is based on an Azerbaijani story about life in the Soviet Union in the 1930s at the height of Stalin's Great Terror. See who's in the seven-strong cast of actor-musicians bringing it to the Union Theatre this September...

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Thursday 20 September 2018, Faves founder Terri Paddock makes her Union Theatre debut to talk to the writers and the stars of new actor-musician British musical MIDNIGHT. Got any questions?

09 Aug
2018

After an extended summer season at the Union Theatre last year, 1950s British musical classic SALAD DAYS is returning for an autumn tour featuring a host of #StageFaves including Wendi Peters and Mark Anderson. WATCH the trailer, filmed by fellow #StageFave Chris Kiely, here...

19 Jul
2018

It's time to take a trip this summer...AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS returns to London at the Union Theatre this August and casting has now been announced...

24 Jun
2018

Want uplifting? Want soul-searching? Want life-affirming? Want five brilliant #StageFaves in the UK premiere of an award-winning US song cycle? Check, check, check, check. Now check out this new trailer for John Bucchino's IT'S ONLY LIFE, now running at London's Union Theatre until 7 July. Plus, brand-new production shots of Noel Sullivan and co-stars...

05 Jun
2018

We're counting down to the much-anticipated UK premiere of John Bucchino's IT'S ONLY LIFE, running at London's Union Theatre on 13 June 2018. From across the pond, the award-winning American composer and lyricist himself has sent this special message for London theatregoers and #StageFaves fans...

02 Jun
2018

We're counting down to the UK premiere of John Bucchino's award-winning American musical revue IT'S ONLY LIFE, starting at London's Union Theatre on 13 June 2018. Watch what Noel Sullivan and his co-stars have been getting up to in the rehearsal room, including a beautiful rendition of the title song...

30 May
2018

Rehearsals are in full swing for the UK premiere of John Bucchino's award-winning American musical revue IT'S ONLY LIFE. But how do you prepare for a show when there is - literally - NO SCRIPT? Director Tania Azevedo took a break from putting the cast through their paces to tell us...

03 May
2018

Just in time for this year's Royal Wedding, right royal musical comedy H.R.Haitch gets its full-length premiere at the Union Theatre, where Tori Allen-Martin (who bears an uncanny resemblance to Megan Markle, we reckon) stars...

02 May
2018

Award-winning American musical revue IT'S ONLY LIFE gets its UK premiere at London's Union Theatre this summer care of Aria Entertainment's Katy Lipson with a fantastic five-strong ensemble cast including Noel Sullivan...

14 Mar
2018

TWANG!!, Lionel Bart and Harvey Orkin’s comical celebration of the classic folklore hero Robin Hood and his more-than-merry-men, has its professional debut on the London fringe in a brand-new version at the Union Theatre next month...

11 Oct
2017

We haven't stopped talking about the revival of IMAGINE THIS since it was announced in September and now the excitement is even more palpable as the full cast has now been confirmed! This fab bunch of StageFaves will take to The Union Theatre stage this October for a month's run...

10 Oct
2017

In recent years, Roger Allam and Simon Russell Beale have taken on the role of cross-dressing Captain Terri Dennis, at the Donmar Warehouse and West End's Noel Coward Theatre, respectively. Now, Simon Green steps into the role for this major Off-West End revival of Peter Nichols' 1977 farce PRIVATES ON PARADE at the Union Theatre next month...

26 Sep
2017

It was a famous flop when it had its West End premiere in 2008 at the New London Theatre, but now IMAGINE THIS is back. The Union Theatre has announced the first London revival of the ill-fated show which will run from October this year...

05 Sep
2017

LUCKY STIFF is back in London and it's coming to the Union Theatre this September! The 1988 show about a shoe salesman trying to gain the inheritance of his late uncle will play for a month and the full cast has now been announced, led by JUDY! star Tom Elliot Reade...

Happy 1st August! If you’re not heading off on holiday, never fear! Instead, let yourself be carried away by one of the fantastic new shows opening in London this August! We've counted down some of the shows you definitely don’t want to miss this summer in 12 top tweets!

18 Jul
2017

SALAD DAYS is the musical which inspired Cameron Mackintosh to become a theatre producer. This classic 1954 British musical receives a rare London outing next month at the Union Theatre. And we've got cast details here...