London Theatre News


Interview with Debbie Kurup

From 9th May, 2011, Debbie Kurup will reprise her role of Velma Kelly in the West End production of Chicago at the Cambridge Theatre. Chicago brief synopsis: In the late 1920s in Chicago, Illinois, Velma Kelly murdered both her husband and her sister when she found them in bed together. She welcomes the audience to tonight’s show (“All That Jazz”). Meanwhile, we hear of chorus girl Roxie Hart’s murder of her lover, nightclub regular Fred …

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Interview with Amy Edwards

Interview with Amy Edwards Amy was born on 29th December, 1986 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, she has two younger brothers. Amy mentions “we are all very close, I’m very lucky to have had such a supportive family throughout my life and career. One of my brothers is also an actor/musician, it must run in the family!  My other brother doesn’t like the limelight at all, which is probably a good thing as he …

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Interview with Carley Stenson Elle Woods in Legally Blonde

NEWS Today 9th June, 2011 From 11th July 2011 Carley Stenson will play college sweetheart Elle Woods. Carley, who is currently playing Margot, steps up to play the leading role. Lee Mead joins the cast later this month (20th June) to play Emmett Forrest and Natalie Casey as dizzy beautician Paulette Buonofonté. Peter Davison continues in the role of Professor Callahan as well as Nicola Brazil as Serena and Siobhan Dillon as Vivienne. You can read …

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Betty Blue Eyes Review Novello Theatre

I went to see Betty Blue Eyes at the Novello Theatre London this week and what a treat it was! This is Cameron Mackintosh’s first original production for ten years and he comments that Betty Blue Eyes is “one of the best things that I have ever done”, which is high praise indeed. You may well wish to go and see the show and judge for yourself. The musical is based on the 1984 film …

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Flare Path Review Theatre Royal Haymarket

Flare Path Written by Terrence Rattigan Flare Path continues the centenary celebrations of Terrence Rattigan with Trevor Nunn’s super revival of his 1942 Second World War drama. Flare Path was from a different era and it is worth considering the time and place that led to the creation of the play in order that you can fully grasp the drama that is depicted. Terrence Rattigan was born in South Kensington in 1911 and was educated …

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