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NEWS: Joe McGann replaces Jimmy Nail in Sting’s The Last Ship musical

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Joe McGann will replace Jimmy Nail as Jackie White when Sting’s Broadway musical The Last Ship receives its UK premiere this spring. Further principal casting has also been announced today for the new production, which opens at Northern Stage on 12 March 2018 for four weeks ahead of a major UK and Ireland tour.

NEWS: Ripper Street’s Adam Rothenberg & Lydia Wilson star in Shepard’s Fool for Love, Last show at Found111

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Following the critically acclaimed smash hit productions of The Dazzle, Bug and Unfaithful, Emily Dobbs Productions presents Fool for Love, the final show at pop-up venue Found111. The production runs for eight weeks only from 26 October to 17 December 2016, with a press night on 31 October.

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NEWS: Ripper Street’s Adam Rothenberg & Lydia Wilson star in Shepard’s Fool for Love, Last show at Found111

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Following the critically acclaimed smash hit productions of The Dazzle, Bug and Unfaithful, Emily Dobbs Productions presents Fool for Love, the final show at pop-up venue Found111. The production runs for eight weeks only from 26 October to 17 December 2016, with a press night on 31 October.

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Press pass: Reviews and everything else you need to know about Elf the Musical

In Children's theatre, Features, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Pantomimes, Photos, Quotes, Reviews by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

Maybe I’m just an old softie. Okay, yes, let’s admit it, I am. I’m also a lifelong believer in the restorative power of Christmas music which, like Katrina and the Waves’ “Walkin’ on Sunshine”, is my go-to Spotify choice if I’m feeling down – never mind if it’s a July heatwave, sleigh bells have been […]

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ELF – West End

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Play critic-cliché bingo once they’re out! One point each for “Elf ’n Safety”, “National Elf” , kids with phones outside taking Elfies, pixie-lated publicity, gnome runs, and anyone saying “this’ll sleigh them”. The one about feeling good “from head to mistle-toe” is actually in the lyrics, so that doesn’t count.

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ELF – West End

In London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Reviews by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

Play critic-cliché bingo once they’re out! One point each for “Elf ’n Safety”, “National Elf” , kids with phones outside taking Elfies, pixie-lated publicity, gnome runs, and anyone saying “this’ll sleigh them”. The one about feeling good “from head to mistle-toe” is actually in the lyrics, so that doesn’t count.

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NEWS: Full cast announced for Elf’s West End Christmas

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The full cast for the London premiere of the smash hit musical Elf has been announced. The company is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager. Also in the cast are Katie …