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Why Hamilton's Arrival In London Should Not Be Written Off As Just Another Mega-Musical

Mark O'Thomas | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Mark O'Thomas

The special and safe place into which Hamilton will arrive is a London that shares many similarities with New York - London voted to remain a full member of the European Union just as New York voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential election.

Need A Doctor? Why A Comedy Musical Can Fill the Void for Whovians

James Brinsford | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
James Brinsford

We are currently in the midst of the barren lands where a series has finished some months ago and the next instalments will not be coming in to view on the horizon until the Autumn. So how does a Whovian get their fix until then? The answer has arrived in the shape of an award-winning musical...

Eyewitnesses Described 'Chaos And Panic'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE: London Fire Brigade described 81 people as "walking wounded" with seven taken to hospital with "more serious injuries". Eyewitnesses have...

Apollo Theatre Collapse In London, Injuries Expected

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE: London Fire Brigade described 81 people as "walking wounded" with seven taken to hospital with "more serious injuries". A rescue operatio...

The Ghosts of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Nigel Planer | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Nigel Planer

Drury Lane is the oldest and most haunted theatre in London. In fact, some say it is the most haunted building in the world. So far, I haven't personally seen any ghosts since we opened in June, but other members of cast and crew claim to have.

Dramatic Times for Theatreland - 2012 Reflections and 2013 Predictions

Adam Kenwright | Posted 18.03.2013 | Home
Adam Kenwright

Theatreland is (appropriately) always a dramatic place, but even by industry standards 2012 was a particularly eventful year. The Queen's Jubilee and the triumphant Olympics and Paralympics meant all eyes were on the UK, and of course London.

The U-Turn

Nicola Six | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Six

"Put on some high heels and a short skirt and come and meet me. The party needs livening up" he texted back, seemingly oblivious to the concept of feminism. And so I did. (I don't actually own a 'short skirt' but figured a nice pair of tailored shorts wouldn't disappoint.)

Waiting for the Mormons

Chris Cox | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Chris Cox

I hate feeling like I'm missing out on something, especially if it's something from a world that I love. In this case it's the world of musical theatre and I seem to be missing out on the biggest musical comedy sensation for years, The Book Of Mormon, and I'm missing it out of my own free will.

Veteran Actor John Woodvine Collapses During 'Carousel' Performance

PA | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Veteran stage and screen actor John Woodvine was in a stable condition in hospital today after collapsing while performing in a musical last night. ...

Arbutus: Food for Thought

Jason Holmes | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

At the crack of dawn in Soho, Jason Holmes met up with Will Smith, the co-owner of Arbutus, a bistro that has for the past six years firmly establishe...