Theatre News

Eva Noblezada as Kim and Alistair Brammer as Chris in Miss Saigon (Photo: Matthew Murphy)
Tue 19 Aug 2014 12:09
Miss Saigon reveals 25th birthday plan

Miss Saigon will celebrate its 25th birthday next month with a special gala performance in which cast members from the original production will reunite to join the West End’s current hit company in a spectacular finale.

Tue 19 Aug 2014 11:22
Full cast for East Is East revealed

Jane Horrocks and Ayub Khan Din’s on stage East Is East family for the forthcoming revival of Din’s award-winning comedy at the Trafalgar Studios has been announced.

Backstage Pass

In conversation: One Stage producers


Wed 13 Aug 2014 17:49
In conversation: One Stage producers

Texts in the middle of the night and mammals’ gestation periods, we caught up with emerging producers Vicky Graham, Emily Dobbs and Nicola Seed to find out about the forthcoming One Stage Season at the St James Theatre.


Video: Richard Bean’s Pitcairn

Video: Richard Bean’s Pitcairn

Richard Bean, Max Stafford-Clark and Pitcairn cast members Siubhan Harrison and Tom Morley talk about the tale of love, betrayal and civil war. There will be blood… and comedy… apparently.


Video: Shakespeare In Love Q&A

Video: Shakespeare In Love Q&A

Shakespeare In Love stars Lucy Briggs-Owen and Tom Bateman discuss falling in love on stage and following in Hollywood A-listers’ footsteps to bring the story to life in the West End.


In conversation: Hetty Feather

In conversation: Hetty Feather

Jacqueline Wilson and Emma Reeves, the writers responsible for bringing Hetty Feather to the stage, talk to us about what it took to make the feisty foundling a West End star and why theatre is important for children’s imaginations.


In pictures: Kids Week launch

In pictures: Kids Week launch

Underwear-sporting aliens, a Hawaiian shirt-clad ghost elephant and some of Britain’s best-loved children’s authors all in one place. It can only mean one thing: the Kids Week launch.

First Nights

Hetty Feather at the Vaudeville Theatre (Photo: Donald Cooper)Thu 07 Aug 2014

Hetty Feather

Jacqueline Wilson’s hugely popular heroine makes her West End debut in style, bringing the spectacle of the circus to the Vaudeville Theatre this summer.

Geoffrey Streatfield, Jonathan Broadbent and Julian Ovenden in My Night With Reg at the Donmar Warehouse (Photo: Johan Persson)Wed 06 Aug 2014

My Night With Reg

Many shows promise to make you laugh and cry. Kevin Elyot’s devastating and delightful My Night With Reg delivers.

Gillian Anderson as Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic (Photo: Johan Persson)Tue 29 Jul 2014

A Streetcar Named Desire

Gillian Anderson gives a powerhouse performance as Blanche DuBois in a highly charged production that offers a fresh take on an enduring classic.