London Theatre News


Review of The Swell Mob at The Colab Factory

The introduction speech before you enter the venue doesn’t prepare you for the surreal encounters you are about to embark on in Swell Mob. Upon entry, you are greeted by two of the cast members in a small curtained area which sets an uneasy scene before you begin the experience. The actors all play their parts exceptionally well. Especially the quirky performance by Louisa/Tabatha who likes to chat with you and be rewarded by coins …

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New cast announced for Wicked from 22nd July 2019 at Apollo Victoria Theatre

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that Nikki Bentley and Helen Woolf will lead the new London cast as Elphaba and Glinda respectively, alongside the previously announced Alistair Brammer as Fiyero, from Monday 22nd July 2019. Nikki Bentley (Elphaba), Helen Woolf (Glinda) and Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible) join the London production to recreate the roles they played to …

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Touching the Void tickets for the Duke of York’s Theatre

Following critically acclaimed runs at the Bristol Old Vic, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Hong Kong Festival and on Tour in the UK Tom Morris’ production of Touching the Void will open in the West End at the Duke of York’s Theatre previewing from November 9th for a strictly limited season with an opening night of November 14th. Bristol Old Vic’s Tom Morris (War Horse, Swallows & Amazons,) directs the first stage …

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Noises Off casting announced – Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric Hammersmith announces the cast for Michael Frayn’s award-winning Noises Off, which runs from 27 June – 27 July 2019. Returning to the Lyric for the first time since its triumphant premiere in 1982, Jeremy Herrin (All My Sons, Wolf Hall, This House), will direct a new production of this iconic British comedy for fans to enjoy and new audiences to discover. The role of Dotty Otley is played by BAFTA Television Award nominee …

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The Comedy About a Bank Robbery announces an extension to 2020

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery today announces an extension of its Olivier Award-nominated show to run until Sunday 3rd May 2020, as it celebrates its third birthday in the West End. Tickets for the new booking period are now on sale. Tonight marks the 1,423rd performance at The Criterion, the 7,115th theft of the diamond and the 10,584th appearance of the seagulls! The cast includes Samson Ajewole (Cooper), Jenna Augen (Ruth Monaghan), Jack Baldwin …

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