In what is becoming a wearyingly predictable cycle, Boris Johnson’s latest failure to act fast enough to lockdown the country from the arrival of what is now known as the Delta variant of Covid, which originated in India, has resulted in it becoming the dominant strain of the virus in Britain — with the added problem that it is much more easily transmissible than previous strains.
Producers Bill Kenwright and Paul Taylor-Mills have announced that Heathers the Musical will make its return to the West End’s Theatre Royal Haymarket from 21 June 2021 for a strictly limited until 11 September, while simultaneously launching its new touring production from 28 July, opening at Leeds Grand Theatre for three weeks, before heading off across the UK.
The Theatre Royal Windsor’s summer season will open with Shakespeare’s Hamlet, directed by Sean Mathias and starring Ian McKellen in an age-blind interpretation of the young Prince.
A new production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, directed by Sean Mathias with Ian McKellen in an age-blind interpretation of the young Prince, will go into rehearsals on Monday 29 June 2020.
After much speculation, producers have confirmed that Sheridan Smith will revisit her award-wining portrayal of the late Cilla Black to star in Bill Kenwright’s stage production, Cilla The Musical, written by BAFTA award-winning writer Jeff Pope.
Sean Mathias has been appointed as the first artistic director of Theatre Royal Windsor where, starting in 2020, he will programme and annual summer season of new stage productions.
What a pleasure to see Rufus Norris’ award winning production of Kander and Ebb’s Cabaret at the Churchill Theatre in Bromley.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Thursday 29 August 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock heads to Bromley for the start of Cabaret’s new tour, starring John Partridge as the emcee. Got any questions?
It is difficult not to find yourself tapping your toes along to some classic songs and fabulously fun choreography by Bill Deamer.
Presented by Bill Kenwright and founded and led by artistic director Paul Taylor-Mills, the Turbine Theatre is a brand new theatre on the banks of the Thames next to the iconic Battersea Power Station.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat proves it’s still at the top of its game as it returns to the Playhouse – again – over 50 years since it first launched.
A refreshingly strong turn from Rebekah Lowings ensures that the latest touring production of Ghost The Musical is alive and vibrant at the Festival Theatre, despite the show’s cloying sentimentality.
Saturday Night Fever does have its flaws, and it might not be the most memorable start to the theatre-going year, but that doesn’t mean you won’t head home with a skip in your step, all the same.
Overall, Cilla the Musical is a watchable and well-produced show. On the other hand, I think there’s possibly a more interesting story in there.
There are probably enough fans of the original movie to sustain The Classic Screen to Stage Company’s touring version of Rain Man. However, as a piece of theatre, it never makes a successful case for itself.
Following an immensely popular run at The Other Palace, Heathers The Musical – based on the 1980s film – has transferred to the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Here is what critics have said about it…
When the idea of a musical based on the life of Eva Peron was first suggested back in the 1970s, many people were dubious about its chances of success… fast forward to today and it has become a modern classic.
Combining a realistic portrayal of Glenn Miller with Steele’s genial narration could be the saving of this piece.
Joining the Tommy Steele on stage at the London Coliseum in The Glenn Miller Story this summer is Marti Webb. The show runs for a limited season from 6 July to 18 August 2018. Sixty years after making his stage debut at the London Coliseum in 1958 starring in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the celebrated singer and actor Tommy Steele returns to the London stage to celebrate his idol Glenn …
In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates spends the afternoon with director, producer and artistic director of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Other Palace, Paul Taylor Mills. Andrew also shares his theatrical tips for June 2018, including the transfer of Steven Dietz’s Lonely Planet at Trafalgar Studios 2.