Aimie Atkinson will play Vivian and Danny Mac will play Edward in Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre from 13 February 2020 where it will play for a strictly limited engagement of 46 weeks.
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Little Miss Burden is a heart-warming but simultaneously heart-wrenching play highlighting the reality faced by many people with disabilities.
Set in a dystopian future, Escape From Planet Trash is a campy, music filled extravaganza with a lighthearted self awareness, in which two space explorers embark on a mission to save Planet Trash from an incoming solar flare, ultimately getting more than they bargained for.
“No-one wants to be dumped at Christmas!” Watch playwright and performer Natasha Santos talking to London Live about the personal experiences that inspired her comedy Getting Over Everest and adding festive fun to the emotional mix. Book your tickets now!
Ravens: Spassky Vs Fischer, an intriguing documentary drama about the chess match of the century, gets bogged down in its final half hour.
Following a successful UK tour, Amelie The Musical arrives in London for a limited run. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.
With its comment on the burden of expectation placed on women, class struggle, race and sexuality, more than six decades on A Taste Of Honey has lost none of its bite.
Carolyn Maitland, Dave Willetts and Sam Attwater will star as Rebecca, Avram and Bronfman respectively in RAGS The Musical at London’s Park Theatre. The show will run for a limited season from 9 January to 8 February 2020, with a press night on 14 January.
The theatre’s production of The Night Before Christmas is a delightful piece, full of fun and silliness, with moments of wonder and the chance for the children to interact with the cast.
Oi Frog & Friends! is an entertaining, musical romp through many of the well-known rhymes from the original books with a witty script and songs which are upbeat, catchy and full of clever lyrics.
Gregory Doran’s RSC production of Measure for Measure is a subtle and absorbing account of a play that gets weirder with every viewing.
Comedy and vulgarity join forces as Lucy McCormick chronicles history’s strong women in Post Popular at the Soho Theatre.
Casting for the UK premiere of Be More Chill, the hit Broadway musical has been announced. The lead roles of Jeremy Heere will be played by Scott Folan and Michael Mell by Blake Patrick Anderson
As she prepares to bring two plays, The Delights of Dogs and The Problems of People and Lullabies for the Lost, to the Old Red Lion Theatre, Rosalind Blessed tells us about the personal experiences that inspired them and why dogs are so important to her. Read the interview, then book those tickets.
The Boy Friend is an ideal show to lighten these dark winter days, providing a healthy dose of escapism and pure joyousness for all.
Little Miss Burden fizzes with energy and charm. With this powerful piece of new writing, Matilda Ibini fuses the colloquial and poetic, with modern cultural references to create a moving, grounded and honest piece about growing up black, female and with a disability in modern London.
The Wind Of Heaven at the Finborough Theatre is spot on, with the principal characters living within the skin of their respective roles.
The Royal Exchange has built a reputation for consistently delivering knockout versions of classic musicals as an alternative to the traditional pantomime. I’m pleased to be able to say that the standard remains just as high this year – Gypsy is an absolute triumph.
The beauty and rawness of Cyrano de Bergerac pull you in and envelopes you and the performances combined with the tragedy of the story haunted me for days.
As always, Chickenshed’s Christmas show Snow White is a festive treat that’s guaranteed to warm your heart and send you home feeling a little bit better about the world. Who can say no to that?