West End stars will be writing and collaborating on brand new songs

West End stars will be writing and collaborating on brand new songs

West End stars will be writing and collaborating on brand new songs during theatreland shutdown. These Newfound Hope Songs are to be premiered at a special live gala concert in support of the NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Urgent Appeal. Participating performers include Shan Ako, John Dagleish, Kerry Ellis, David Hunter, Cassidy Janson, Rachel John, Lucie…

BalletBoyz’ 20th anniversary show Deluxe 27th May to 24 June 2020

BalletBoyz’ 20th anniversary show Deluxe 27th May to 24 June 2020

BalletBoyz’ 20th-anniversary dance show Deluxe has its TV premiere on BBC Four as part of BBC Culture in Quarantine on Wednesday 27th May and will be available on BBC iPlayer for 28 days following the broadcast until 24th June. Bradley 4:18, Act 1, will be shown at 10.30pm, followed by Ripple at 11pm. Deluxe is…

Alice In Wonderland Voiced by 165 Actors and Voice Artists

Alice In Wonderland Voiced by 165 Actors and Voice Artists

Brad Shaw today launches the Wonderland Challenge, in which 165 actors and voice artists have come together to record Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, with each performer reading one minute of the novel. Those involved include Gyles Brandreth, Ruth Jones, Juliet Stevenson, Michael Palin and Harriet Walter. Also reading extracts are Christopher Biggins, John Challis,…

The Barn Theatre Presents: The Music of Finn Anderson

The Barn Theatre Presents: The Music of Finn Anderson

The Barn Theatre has announced an all-star line up for their second virtual concert, The Barn Theatre Presents: The Music of Finn Anderson, which will celebrate the work of the Scottish musical theatre composer Finn Anderson. The concert, which will be hosted by Barn Theatre producer Jamie Chapman Dixon, will be the second of the…

DREAMGIRLS UK Tour will star Nicole Raquel Dennis (ITV’s The Voice)

DREAMGIRLS UK Tour will star Nicole Raquel Dennis (ITV’s The Voice)

Sonia Friedman Productions announce that Nicole Raquel Dennis will play the role of Effie White in the first-ever UK tour of Dreamgirls. A finalist on ITV’s The Voice in 2019, Nicole wowed viewers and judges at her blind audition, performing Dreamgirls mega-hit ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going’ alongside team mentor Jennifer Hudson….

Les Misérables -The Staged Concert Charity Download from 20 April 2020

Les Misérables -The Staged Concert Charity Download from 20 April 2020

Cameron Mackintosh today (19th April 2020) announces the planned debut of the hugely successful Les Misérables -The Staged Concert on digital download in the UK and Australia, which will also raise much-needed funds for performers, musicians and the NHS. For every digital download, available from Monday 20 April 2020 RRP £9.99, The Mackintosh Foundation will…

Coronavirus: Working for now and the future… Join Us On The Journey

Coronavirus: Working for now and the future… Join Us On The Journey

Update from LondonTheatre1.com and LastMinuteTheatreTickets.com As you will know, due to the coronavirus, theatres and venues have closed across the UK with no end in sight as to when they will re-open. We have been online for over 10 years and each day have had many thousand visitors to our two websites – either to…

Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical West End Cast Recording Released

Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 The Musical West End Cast Recording Released

The producers of Dolly Parton’s phenomenally successful 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL are delighted to announce that the West End Cast Recording is available to stream and download now. It can be found on all streaming platforms including Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music. Recorded live at the Savoy Theatre with the West End cast,…