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31 May

Did you miss murderous musical hit Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story in its previous London dates or at last year's Edinburgh Fringe? Then get your diary out now and plan to catch it at The Other Palace, where it returns for one week only at the end of June...

25 Apr

The Tudor queens are ready to rule again! After extended, sell-out showcase dates earlier this year, SIX The Musical, about the six wives of Henry VIII, is returning to the Arts Theatre for a full season after a triumphant reprisal at this summer's Edinburgh Fringe...

This one has cult hit written all over it! The first four London dates of Edinburgh hit SIX THE MUSICAL, which turns the six wives of Henry VIII into pop princesses, have already nearly sold out. As an extra performance is added – and surely a transfer elsewhere – have a listen to this first professional recording from the show…

30 Nov

“Divorced, Beheaded, Died: Divorced, Beheaded, Survived." Can you name all of Henry VIII's six wives? Find out who's playing who and how they're singing their way out of the history books and onto the West End stage in the London premiere of Edinburgh Fringe hit SIX, coming to the Arts Theatre...

12 Sep

The Drayton Arms Theatre is a champion of new and emerging companies wishing to take their work to wider audiences. Each year they award "Eddies" prizes to three theatre companies for their Edinburgh Fringe productions and the big winner for 2007 was...ORDINARY DAYS which will transfer there for three weeks from this November...

21 Aug

We saw them melt hearts at the London Theatre Workshop, but the cast of ORDINARY DAYS have brought the show up to the Edinburgh Fringe for a full run. Making a new home at C Venues, the show is now in a more intimate setting, on a thrust stage, with the barrier between audience and performers distinctly smaller. We chatted to the wonderful Nora Perone about their reasons for transfering the show to Edinburgh, their time at the fringe and, of course, her ultimate StageFave...

17 Aug

It's official - we've found your new favourite musical at the Fringe! PROM KWEEN is taking Edinburgh by storm this August, selling to packed out, party-ready crowds at Underbelly Cowgate and even winning The Stage award for Best Ensemble. This camp, funny and touching show about the true story of a non-binary teenager who ran for Prom Queen (and won!) is stealing hearts and changing minds every night at 8:35pm. We chatted to Rebecca Humphries wrote the show and is also in it, about why she wanted to tell this story, how she decided to tackle the issue of gender in a time where everyone seems to have an opinion on it, and how she made the show so FABULOUS Darling!

15 Aug

They're our favourite all-female long-form Musical Theatre troupe (it's a pretty specific niche, right?) and they're taking the fringe by storm! The lovely ladies of NOTFLIX are selling out every show of their Edinburgh run and not only that, they've just announced an extra-special performance! On Friday 18 August at 6pm, the girlgang will be taking to the stage at the Gilded Balloon's Debating Hall for their biggest show to date! Armed with a set of microphones and full band to back them up, the women of the hour will improvise a full one-hour musical before your very eyes...

18 Jul

Who are the leggy ladies joining Olivier Award winner Miles Western in the new revival of cross-dressing musical PAGEANT next month? Full cast now announced...

10 Jul

It was a huge success at the Southwark Playhouse last year, and now THE TOXIC AVENGER will head to London's West End for a run at the Arts Theatre after a month at the Edinburgh Fringe! Casting has now been anounced for the new chapter in the story of this awesome show. See you in Scotland, gang!

02 Apr

Fringe First Award-winning cult musical Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens returns to London in its 20th year, with original writer/curator Mike Fidler returning to direct the show. It runs at the King's Head Theatre 26 April to 21 May 2016, with a press night on 29 April.