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‘If you like the film, you will most likely enjoy the stage show’: SCHOOL OF ROCK – West End ★★★★

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For anyone unfamiliar with the show, it is based on the 2003 film starring Jack Black as a wannabe rock-star who masquerades as a private school teacher and ends up taking his class to Battle of the Bands. If you like the film, you will most likely enjoy the stage show. On the flip side, don’t go in expecting big surprises.

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NEWS: Stephen Leask leads new School Of Rock adult cast, TV’s Craig Gallivan is alternate Dewey

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Stephen Leask, having played the role of alternate Dewey since May this year, will now lead the cast as Dewey Finn from 15 November 2017, as the show enters its second year in the West End, with TV star Craig Gallivan as alternate Dewey and other new adult cast members.

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NEWS: Harry Potter sweeps 2017 #OlivierAwards with record nine wins

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The winners of the Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard, the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, were announced tonight (Sunday 9 April 2017) at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The biggest awards yet, the ceremony was hosted by Jason Manford. This year’s ceremony will be broadcast on ITV on Tuesday 11 April at 8:00pm. Viewers outside the UK will …

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NEWS: School of Rock extends West End booking to May 2017, New kids

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Having recently twice smashed the house record at the New London Theatre, today, 9 January 2017, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production of SCHOOL OF ROCK – THE MUSICAL announces the show is extending booking for a second time since its official opening. Tickets are now available to 28 May 2017.

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NEWS: After rave reviews, School of Rock extends West End booking to April 2017

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production of School of Rock – The Musical announces the show will be extending booking at the New London Theatre to 9 April 2017. Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, School of Rock – The Musical opened earlier this week to rave reviews.

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Press Pass: What do Donald Trump & Myleene Klass have to do with School of Rock?

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Quotes, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

Here’s everything you need to know about last night’s West End premiere of School of Rock: The Musical in a nutshell: Andrew Lloyd Webber has a monster hit on his hands; the show is both a return to hit factory form for the Lord and also not at all what you’d expect from a Lord; David Fynn as Dewey Finn (that’s still tough to keep straight) is very good and the kids (who they all play their own instruments) are absolutely phenomenal (and they all play their own instruments).

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NEWS: The Inbetweeners’ David Fynn stars in School of Rock, Full cast

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Andrew Lloyd Webber announces David Fynn is to lead the London cast of School of Rock – The Musical as wannabe rock star Dewey Finn. Lloyd Webber’s West End production will begin previews at the New London Theatre on 24 October 2016 with opening night on 14 November 2016, School of Rock – The Musical is initially booking to 12 February 2017.