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Katie Brayben in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical (Photo: Brinkhoff Moegenburg)

Carole King musical Beautiful extends

Thu 26 Feb 2015

Following its West End premiere earlier this week, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical has announced it has extended its booking period at the Aldwych Theatre until 13 February 2016.

Kevin Spacey honoured by Oliviers

Thu 26 Feb 2015

Kevin Spacey will be presented with a prestigious Special Award at this year’s Olivier Awards with MasterCard to acknowledge his monumental contribution to British theatre during his tenure as Artistic Director of the Old Vic.

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Behind the scenes at The Mousetrap photo shoot

Exclusive: Capturing The Mousetrap

Mon 23 Feb 2015

We can’t tell you whodunit – if we did, a fate not unlike that befalling the unluckiest of The Mousetrap’s characters would surely await us – but we can take you behind the scenes as the world’s longest running show prepares for a brand new cast.

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Matilda The Musical's Tasha Chapple and Haley Flaherty (Photo: Jonathan Hordle/Rex Features)

Oliviers Audience Award: Matilda

In the latest of our guides to this year’s shows in the running to take home the This Morning Audience Award, we take a closer look at Matilda The Musical. Will it get your vote?

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Carole King on stage at the Aldwych Theatre for a spectacular curtain call at Beautiful - The Carole King Musical (Photo: Dan Wooller)

In pictures: Beautiful opening night

While all eyes were on the show’s star Katie Brayben for the West End premiere of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical last night, it was the music icon of its title who stole the limelight during a spectacular curtain call.

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Mamma Mia's Dianne Pilkington, Kim Ismay and Rebecca Lock at the This Morning Audience Award photoshoot (Photo: Jonathan Hordle/Rex Features)

Oliviers Audience Award: Mamma Mia!

Need help deciding which This Morning Audience Award shows you should Take A Chance on? Here’s our guide to Abba-tastic hit Mamma Mia!

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Jersey Boys' Edd Post, Sandy Moffat, Jon Boydon and Matt Nalton at the This Morning Audience Award photoshoot (Photo: Jonathan Hordle/Rex Features)

Oliviers Audience Award: Jersey Boys

This week we’re continuing to bring you a show-by-show guide to the This Morning Audience Award. Today, it’s the turn of Jersey Boys. Will the boys in red coats get your vote?

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Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma in Man And Superman at the National Theatre Lyttelton (Photo: Johan Persson)

Man And Superman

Thu 26 Feb 2015

Ralph Fiennes tames Shaw’s eccentric beast of a play in Simon Godwin’s thoroughly entertaining production; a whirlwind of ideas, comedy and imagination.

Katie Brayben in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical (Photo: Brinkhoff Moegenburg)

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

Wed 25 Feb 2015

There’s a new star in town and she comes in the form of Katie Brayben. The rising star brings the sound of Carole King to the West End stage in Marc Bruni’s sleek and stylish production.

Nancy Carroll in Closer at the Donmar Warehouse (Photo Johan Persson)

Closer

Tue 24 Feb 2015

Olivier Award winner Nancy Carroll shines in David Leveaux’s highly anticipated revival of Patrick Marber’s groundbreaking 1997 play about sex, lust and betrayal.

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