What are this week’s main London openings? Which shows have made the grade for Mark Shenton’s top ten ticket recommendations? Here you go…
This week’s main London openings
- Miss Atomic Bomb — new musical at the St James, with a cast led by Catherine Tate, Dean John-Wilson (soon to star in the West End in the title role of Disney’s Aladdin), Simon Lipkin and Daniel Boys in the world premiere of a musical inspired by the bomb tests and beauty pageants that co-existed in 50s Vegas. Opening March 14.
- If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me — Jane Horrocks has co-conceived this show with director/choreographer Aletta Collins (the choreographer behind Bend it Like Beckham), in which she appears with a live band and a company of dancers, opening on March 16 at the Young Vic.
- The Painkiller — Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon bring their Belfast hit to the West End’s Garrick Theatre as part of the Branagh Theatre season, opening March 17.