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Thu 18 Sep 2014 16:05
Thriller Live extends to September 2015

There will be even more moonwalking across the stage of the Lyric Theatre next year thanks to the announcement that Michael Jackson tribute concert Thriller Live has extended its booking period until 6 September 2015.

Thu 18 Sep 2014 10:39
King Charles III extends until January

The Almeida Theatre’s production of King Charles III will reign in the West End for longer after the critically acclaimed show announced it has extended its booking period to 31 January 2015.

Backstage Pass

In conversation: The James Plays


Thu 18 Sep 2014 16:12
In conversation: The James Plays

The National Theatre has been taken over by not one but three Scottish Kings with the arrival of Rona Munro’s epic historical trilogy The James Plays. We met its stars James McArdle, Andrew Rothney and Jamie Sives to find out more.


Day In The Life: Phantom Of The Opera

Day In The Life: Phantom Of The Opera

As Liam Tamne, West End leading man and star of BBC contest The Voice, joins The Phantom Of The Opera, he invites us behind the scenes of his daily routine.


Video: Flavia & Vincent teach the tango

Video: Flavia & Vincent teach the tango

Former Strictly Come Dancing stars Flavia Cacace and Vincent Simone will be taking the West End by storm next month with the arrival of their new show Dance ‘Till Dawn. To celebrate, the talented pair treated a few lucky people to an exclusive dance lesson.


In rehearsal: Made In Dagenham

In rehearsal: Made In Dagenham

Set boxes, music stands and a visit from some real-life legends; take a peek at Gemma Arterton and co as the talented ensemble prepares for the world premiere of Made In Dagenham next month.


Video: What is Urinetown?

Video: What is Urinetown?

With a title that has been known to send shudders down the spine of fluid-sensitive theatregoers, have you been wondering ‘What is Urinetown?’ Wee have. Let Officer Lockstock explain.

First Nights

Doctor Scroggy's War at Shakespeare's Globe (Photo: Mark Douet)Thu 18 Sep 2014

Doctor Scroggy's War

Heartfelt, chilling and hilarious, Doctor Scroggy’s War finds the personal tales amid the swirling horror of war and the birth of plastic surgery.

Cillian Murphy in Ballyturk at the National Theatre (Photo: Patrick Redmond)Wed 17 Sep 2014


The incredible Cillian Murphy and Mikel Murfi bring comedy chaos to the National Theatre in a Beckett-inspired show that confounds and amuses.

Anna Chancellor and Calvin Demba in The Wolf From The Door at the Royal Court (Photo: Stephen Cummiskey)Tue 16 Sep 2014

The Wolf From The Door

Gun-toting WI members and riot-making Morris dancers, prepare your brain for the surreal and the eccentric in this anarchic black comedy starring Anna Chancellor.