Let’s start off by saying that this show My Son’s a Queer (But what can you do?) at the Ambassadors Theatre is the most joyous and heartfelt 75 minutes I’ve maybe ever experienced in the theatre. Rob Madge has taken the highs and lows of their childhood to create a show which celebrates individuality in the most spectacularly jubilant way.
‘Sassy, sexy musical comedy’: & JULIET – Broadway
Musical theatre’s new guilty pleasure, & Juliet is an accelerated endorphin rush that leaves the cheering crowd on a giddy high. A jukebox musical so in touch with its identity that it literally starts with a jukebox on the stage, & Juliet corrals more than two dozen of 100-plus hits of mega successful songwriter Max Martin into a sassy, sexy musical comedy.
‘This complicated murder mystery unravels before us’: THE DA VINCI CODE – Touring ★★★★★
This touring version of The Da Vinci Code maintains the storyline of the original book where the codes come thick and fast and the dialogue is clear and concise allowing you to follow the storyline with ease.
‘What makes this a really good show is its ability to connect with its audience without taking itself too seriously’: &JULIET – West End
My first visit to this flashy jukebox musical inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet was in December 2019, so it was great fun to revisit recently.
NEWS: Birmingham Repertory Theatre announces 50th anniversary autumn season
Artistic director Sean Foley has announced his programme for the 50th anniversary season of Birmingham Repertory Theatre in its current home on Centenary Square.
NEWS: & Juliet producers plan a West End return in May 2021
It’s been announced that the West End production of the award-winning musical & Juliet at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre will return on 28 May 2021 (subject to social distancing restrictions being relaxed) and that bookings for the show have been extended into 2022.
NEWS: The Da Vinci Code receives its stage premiere, launching UK-wide tour in April 2021
The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown’s 2003 novel that became an international bestseller and a 2006 film starring Tom Hanks, is now to become a new stage thriller.
‘Joyful to watch from start to finish’: & JULIET – West End
Lively and empowering new musical & Juliet at the Shaftesbury Theatre is entertaining from start to finish.
‘A wild, sparkling, energetic piece of musical theatre’: & JULIET – West End ★★★★
If you want an explicitly queer, feminist musical that’s funny, entertaining and scored by songs that you grew up listening to then go see & Juliet.
‘Full of heart & energy’: The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ The Musical – West End ★★★★
The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ The Musical is an expressive and animated production, full of heart and energy.
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole
The cast has been announced for Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾ – The Musical which will open at the Ambassadors Theatre for a limited season from 15 June until 12 October 2019, with a gala night on 2 July 2019.
NEWS: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole musical gets West End premiere
Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾ – The Musical, will open at the West End’s Ambassadors Theatre for a limited season from 15 June until 12 October 2019.
NEWS: Oliver Tompsett & Cassidy Janson are among the new cast members for West End musical & Juliet
The new cast announced for new West End musical & Juliet features Cassidy Janson; Oliver Tompsett; Arun Blair-Mangat; Melanie La Barrie; Jordan Luke Gage and Tim Mahendran.
NEWS: Miriam-Teak Lee will star in new musical & Juliet featuring the work of songwriter Max Martin
Award-winning Miriam-Teak Lee is to star in the brand new musical & Juliet featuring the music of acclaimed songwriter Max Martin who has written some of the biggest pop anthems of the last 30 years. The production will play a limited season at Manchester Opera House from 10 September to 12 October 2019 before beginning performances at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre on 2 November (press night is 20 November).
FEATURED SHOW: Murder for Two at The Other Palace, ★★★★★ reviews are in!
Madcap musical whodunit Murder For Two has returned for a second run at The Other Palace this Christmas – and critics continue to be won over by the silliness of the two-hander parody and its “scarily talented” stars Jeremy Legat and Ed MacArthur. We’ve rounded up review highlights below. Time to get booking!
Thirteen characters, two actors & one piano… WATCH this madcap Murder for Two musical trailer
We’re counting down to the London return of two-hander musical whodunit Murder For Two, which moves back into The Other Palace studio for five weeks from tomorrow night (Monday 10 December 2018). Have you seen the trailer yet for Jeremy Legat and Ed MacArthur in their detective duet? Watch below – and then get booking!
PHOTOS: Murder for Two readies for its London return with five weeks at The Other Palace
Did you miss the European premiere of musical whodunit Murder For Two in 2017 at the Watermill Theatre and The Other Palace? Good news for London theatregoers: it returns next week to The Other Palace for a five-week festive season with Ed MacArthur and Jeremy Legat reprising their piano duet, and thirteen roles between them. Check out our gallery of these musical detectives in action – and then get booking!
‘I think it’s genius’: Lem Knights chats about his role in new musical Billionaire Boy
The actor Lem Knights chatted to Love London Love Culture about starring in the musical adaptation of David Walliams’s Billionaire Boy.
NEWS: David Walliams’ Billionaire Boy, Isango Ensemble & Women in Power in Southampton 2018 launch season
Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces their new season for 2018. This announcement also marks the opening of the brand new NST City, NST’s newly built theatre in Southampton’s city centre. Their 2018 season of work will be spread across both the new venue and their original home, NST Campus. The season is comprised of four world …
THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE – Menier Chocolate Factory
Against the odds, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ is an energetic, sharp and witty triumph. I say ‘against the odds’ because, in the over-extended franchise Olympics, Adrian Mole would be in a straight fight with Bridget Jones for the right to lose to Harry Potter in the final.
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