Monthly Archives: February 2013

Just 4 more weeks of Port at National Theatre

Following on from the success of Simon Stephens and Marianne Elliot's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the pair collaborated once more to bring Port to the National Theatre. It has been at the National Theatre for … Continue reading

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Rossini’s masterpiece The Barber of Seville heading to London

Two centuries after its initial premiere, Rossini's masterpiece The Barber of Seville is coming to the London Coliseum for a short three-week run. Universally accepted as the composer's defining comic piece, the prequel to The Marriage of Figaro remains as tuneful, ironic … Continue reading

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Merrily We Roll Along to hit the West End in April

After an extremely successful run off the West End in London, Merrily We Roll Along has been picked up for a 12-week stay at the Harold Pinter Theatre from April. The production received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike … Continue reading

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Parley of Rejuvenation and Exhilaration at The Montcalm

The term spa, termed as balneotherapya belief in the curative powers of mineral waters goes back to prehistoric times offering personal care treatment. Indulge in an exotic menu of spa treatments by The Montcalm therapists. A chance to bask in … Continue reading

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Swedish play Doktor Glas coming to the West End

In April the critically acclaimed Swedish play Doktor Glas will be heading to the West End for a short three-week run. This brilliant production transfers from its acclaimed run in Sweden and will star Krister Henriksson who is best known … Continue reading

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Alice In Wonderland and Peter Pan brought to life in London

The Noel Coward Theatre is set to play host to a brilliantly inventive new show that explores a meeting between the real life inspirations for both Alice In Wonderland and Peter Pan. Entitled Peter And Alice, the production stars Dame … Continue reading

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Catlin exhibition coming to London

A brand new exhibition detailing the extensive works of George Catlin is set to open up at the National Portrait Gallery next month. The portraits will focus on Catlin's pieces from the 1830s as he made five trips to western … Continue reading

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Met police call for ticket resale regulation

The Metropolitan Police's specialist ticket fraud unit has stated that there should be greater legislation introduced around the resale of tickets to gigs and sporting events. Operation Podium was set up to look into the ticket fraud surrounding last year's … Continue reading

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Sheridan Smith scoops best actress at theatre awards

Sheridan Smith said that her role as Hedda Gabler took her far outside of her comfort zone, but she has been rewarded for this with the best actress gong as the Whatsonstage awards. The prestigious ceremony, which sees awards handed … Continue reading

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Beautiful Thing returning to West End 20 years on

Jonathan Harvey's masterpiece Beautiful Thing is set to return to the West End 20 years after its controversial debut and producers are hopeful it will speak just as powerfully to audiences as it did then. When Harvey wrote Beautiful Thing … Continue reading

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Great Expectations becomes the first West End show broadcast in cinemas

The latest iteration of Great Expectations currently in London has become the first West End show to be broadcast live to UK cinemas. Indeed, the first night of Graham McLaren's production was shown in 120 cinemas, which helped to generate … Continue reading

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Lloyd Webber Foundation funds new pop-up theatre

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has donated £150,000 to a theatre company to build the first ever transportable pop-up auditorium. Paines Plough, the UK's national theatre of new plays, will use the money to build a 111-seat venue that can … Continue reading

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