Theatre News

D. A. Nixon with Catriona Craig

Inaugural WiT Award winner announced

D.A. Nixon has been announced as the first winner of the WiT Award, a prize created to discover and nurture new writers working in the theatre industry.

Fred Haig withdraws from On The Town

Having sustained a fracture to his foot during a preview performance, Fred Haig has confirmed his withdrawal from On The Town, with ensemble member Jacob Maynard stepping in to play Chip.

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Booking office sign at Lyceum Theatre

Ticketing tips: How to buy London theatre tickets

When trying to buy London theatre tickets to a West End show, there’re plenty of things to take into account, so we’ve compiled our top ticketing tips for London theatre ticket buying.

Cast in rehearsals for Buckland Theatre Company's The Ugly One at Park90 (Photo: Helen Maybanks)

In rehearsal: The Ugly One

A razor-sharp comedy about beauty, identity and doing what it takes to get to the top, Marius von Mayenberg's The Ugly One centres on an engineer who takes drastic action.

Lola Moxom, Ruby Stokes and Madeleine Haynes (alternating Annie), with Miranda Hart (Miss Hannigan) (Photo: Matt Crockett)

Q&A: Miranda Hart on Annie

Comedian and actor Miranda Hart stands on the cusp of her West End debut in Annie; she took some time out of rehearsals to chat to us about the show.

Ensemble in rehearsal for On The Town (Photo: Johan Persson)

In rehearsal: On The Town

New York, New York, it's a helluva town - and it's coming to the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in fantastic feel-good musical form, if these vibrant rehearsal shots are anything to go by.

Miranda Hart and the kids cast in rehearsal for Annie

In rehearsal: Annie

It's A Hard Knock Life for some of the kids' characters in Annie, but judging from the beaming smiles on their young faces, Miranda Hart and the cast are having a rich time rehearsal room.

First Nights

Mark Stevenson (Rabbit) Grace Carter (Hare) and Hayden Wood (Hatter) in Alice's Adventures Underground (Photo by Jane Hobson)

Opening Night: Alice's Adventures Underground

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Alice's Adventures Underground invites audiences to tumble down the rabbit hole and explore Lewis Carroll's wondrous world in spectacular detail - and we excitedly obliged.

Chris New (Daniel Quinn) in Paul Auster's City Of Glass at the Lyric Hammersmith (Photo: Jonathan Keenan)

4 things City Of Glass left us reflecting upon

Thu 27 Apr 2017

Paul Auster’s City Of Glass at Lyric Hammersmith left us transfixed on its press night - here are 4 reasons why.

The company of 42nd Street (Photo: Brinkhoff & Moegenburg)

Opening Night: 42nd Street

Thu 06 Apr 2017

42nd Street has exploded onto the West End's oldest and biggest stage at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and we spoke to the cast and creatives on its breathtaking opening night.