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

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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).