Theatre News

Willemijn Verkaik
Fri 24 Oct 2014 17:40
Wicked star joins Women On The Verge

Wicked star Willemijn Verkaik has joined the cast of the forthcoming Tamsin Greig-led musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown.

Fri 24 Oct 2014 17:05
Stella Gonet leads Royal Court’s Hope

Stella Gonet will appear in the Royal Court Theatre’s forthcoming production Hope, which reunites writer Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany following their success with the venue’s hugely successful Let The Right One...

Backstage Pass

Introducing… Sharon Rooney

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Thu 23 Oct 2014 14:01
Introducing… Sharon Rooney

Making your stage debut in the Donmar Warehouse’s critically acclaimed Henry IV may seem like a baptism of fire, but My Mad Fat Diary star Sharon Rooney seems to be taking it in her stride, even if it is keeping her up at night...

Gallery

In Pictures: A Wicked makeover

In Pictures: A Wicked makeover

Take a look at this stunning set of photos of Wicked’s latest star Jennifer DiNoia preparing for her West End debut as the musical’s famous green-skinned witch.

Gallery

In Pictures: Joey at the Tower of London

In Pictures: Joey at the Tower of London

The Tower of London’s poppy installation may be a regular feature on Facebook news feeds across the capital, but this set of photographs featuring War Horse’s Joey might just beat them all.

Feature

In her words: Catherine Schreiber

In her words: Catherine Schreiber

Many dream of changing attitudes and making a difference through theatre; The Scottsboro Boys’ lead producer Catherine Schreiber talks to us about actually achieving the dream.

Video

Video: Vicky Featherstone opens TheatreCraft

Video: Vicky Featherstone opens TheatreCraft

The Royal Court Theatre’s Artistic Director opened 2014’s TheatreCraft with an inspiring speech calling on the next generation of theatre talent to “bite at her heels” to help shape the future of the industry.

First Nights

Killian Donnelly and Beverley Knight star in Memphis, playing at the Shaftesbury Theatre (Photo: Johan Persson)Fri 24 Oct 2014

Memphis The Musical

Hockadoo! Killian Donnelly and Beverley Knight shine in this feel-good musical that hides a gritty moral core.

Neville's Island at the Duke of York's Theatre (Photo: Johan Persson)Wed 22 Oct 2014

Neville's Island

Rarely has the West End boasted such a stellar cast of comic performers as a quartet of stars eek every awkward moment, catty remark and bullying banter out of Tim Firth’s classic comedy.

The Scottsboro Boys at the Garrick TheatreTue 21 Oct 2014

The Scottsboro Boys

The Scottsboro Boys is back and winning over West End audiences with its superb yet uncomfortable mix of humour, melancholy and dazzling performances.