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Liisi LaFontaine, who will appear in Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls unveils its London Dreams

Fri 03 Jun 2016

Ibinabo Jack and Liisi LaFontaine will join Glee star Amber Riley as The Dreams, the girl group at the heart of hit musical Dreamgirls, which opens in London later this year.

Sophie Thompson is NT’s Captain Hook

Thu 02 Jun 2016

Sophie Thompson will play the dual role of Mrs Darling and Captain Hook when Peter Pan opens at the National Theatre later this year.

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Park Theatre welcomes families to The Quiet House

Wed 29 Jun 2016

The Park Theatre has announced details of its first ever parent/carer and baby performance.

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Bugsy Malone

Sean Holmes’ critically acclaimed production of Bugsy Malone (11 Jun – 04 Sep) is back following a sell-out run last year. Get a free programme when you buy a £40 or £35 ticket for Bugsy Malone before 30 June.

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Kids Week

Kids Week, our annual kids go free ticket promotion, goes on sale at 10:00 on 14 June. There are more than 30 shows are taking part, offering free theatre tickets and workshops for children aged 16 and under.

Curtain Up

Visit the V&A's immersive Curtain Up The theatre exhibition

A major new immersive exhibition inspired by the 40th anniversary of the Olivier Awards with MasterCard in 2016 has opened at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, showcasing numerous past Olivier Award winners’ work from Matilda The Musical to The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time.

Family Shows

The Gruffalo

Wed 06 Jul 2016

Tall Stories' magical musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s The Gruffalo returns to the Lyric Theatre with its tale of a creature with turned-out toes and a poisonous wart at the end of his nose.

Into The Woods

Tue 12 Jul 2016

Stephen Sondheim’s fantastical fairytale mash-up Into The Woods is wonderfully reimagined as Fiasco Theater bring their critically acclaimed interpretation of the much-loved musical to the Menier Chocolate Factory.


Wed 13 Jul 2016

Mind-boggling, reality-bending, smash-hit magic show Impossible returns to the Noël Coward Theatre for a limited run this summer to trick, stun and amaze all.

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