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New Year’s Resolutions: Break a Leg looks back & plans ahead

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2018 – a new year to embrace new shows and experiences in the theatrical bubble I often find myself mooching around in. As I’ve said in my previous more personal blog posts, I rarely take to my own blog to have a chat – but it’s a new year and I felt an update was… Continue Reading →

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NEWS: Amanda Holden plays Fairy Godmother in Cinderella at Palladium

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Amanda Holden will play The Fairy Godmother in Qdos Entertainment’s London Palladium production of CINDERELLA, which will run at the London Palladium for five weeks only over the Festive season from Friday 9 December 2016 to Sunday 15 January 2017, with press night on Wednesday 14 December 2016.

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NEWS: Paul O’Grady & Julian Clary lead all-star West End Cinderella

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Initial casting is announced today for Qdos Entertainment’s London Palladium production of CINDERELLA. The 32 strong cast will be led by Paul O’Grady as The Wicked Stepmother, Julian Clary as Dandini, Lee Mead as Prince Charming, Paul Zerdin as Buttons, Nigel Havers as Lord Chamberlain and Count Arthur Strong as Baron Hardup. The roles of Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother and the Ugly Sisters will be announced soon.

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Weekly Theatre Podcast: No Villain, Peter Pan Goes Wrong & London pantos

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In this second holiday podcast, the London theatre bloggers discuss pantomimes at Hackney Empire, Theatre Royal Stratford East and New Wimbledon Theatre, as well as West End comedy Peter Pan Goes Wrong and No Villain at the Old Red Lion.

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NEWS: Meera Syal’s Anita & Me, Home Theatre and Che Walker premiere feature in new Stratford East season

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Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced details of their latest season of work that will take place from September 2015-January 2016. The new season highlights the theatre’s long-standing commitment to championing new writing, delivering world-class musical theatre and provoking debate about widening access to the arts for all. Kerry Michael, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East said: “We are …