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Anthony Spargo and Neal Foster at the launch of Horrible Histories Barmy Britain – Part 3

Bake Off makes Horrible Histories debut

Fri 24 Apr 2015

The Great British Bake Off, sympathetic Germans and cross-dressing performers will all play a part in the latest instalment of Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain when Part 3 of the fast-paced historical romp premieres in the West End this summer.

Killian Donnelly leads Kinky Boots

Fri 24 Apr 2015

Killian Donnelly and Matt Henry will lead the cast of Kinky Boots when the Tony Award-winning musical receives its UK premiere at London’s Adelphi Theatre this September.

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Test your Shakespeare knowledge

Quiz: How well do you know Shakespeare?

Thu 23 Apr 2015

Happy Birthday William Shakespeare! What better way to celebrate than a birthday game? And what better game than a quiz about the Bard’s drama-ific works?

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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

Q&A: Alex Jennings

As his time manning the world’s greatest imagined confectionary laboratory draws towards the sweetest of endings, we fire questions at outgoing Willy Wonka, Alex Jennings.

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A day in the life of The Play That Goes Wrong

Day In The Life: Play That Goes Wrong

From normally hidden beauty treatments to ridiculous gurning on the red carpet, The Play That Goes Wrong’s Nancy Wallinger charts an unusual matinee day in the life of the hit comedy.

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Matthew Warchus at the Old Vic (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

Matthew Warchus on the Old Vic

As Matthew Warchus announces his inaugural season as Old Vic Artistic Director, he talks to Official London Theatre about saying ‘Yes’, his plans and the much-anticipated musical adaptation of Groundhog Day.

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Memphis The Musical's Killian Donnelly and Beverley Knight at Rosewood London

In conversation: Memphis The Musical

We talk energy, sweets and side-stage nakedness with the West End’s most chatty leading pair, Memphis The Musical’s Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly, over an indulgent afternoon tea at Rosewood London.

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Light Shining In Buckinghamshire at the National Theatre (Photo: Marc Brenner)

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

Fri 24 Apr 2015

As the UK gets ready for change, brush up on your 15th century politics in Lyndsey Turner’s impeccable staging of the Caryl Churchill epic featuring another staggering set by Olivier Award winner Es Devlin.

Rose Robinson in Golem (Photo: Bernhard Müller)

Golem

Thu 23 Apr 2015

Cutting edge theatre company 1927 brings immense creativity to the West End with a show that is altogether different from anything that you've ever seen on stage before.

Ah, Wilderness at the Young Vic (Photo: Johan Persson)

Ah, Wilderness!

Wed 22 Apr 2015

The Young Vic is transformed into a sandpit for Natalie Abrahami’s quietly stunning production of Eugene O’Neill’s uncharacteristically light family drama.

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