Archive for February, 2009
Half a million theatre tickets are being given away free in a bid to encourage more young people to visit the theatre. A Night Less Ordinary is Arts Council England’s new scheme to get more under 26-year-olds to the theatre. More than 200 venues – from Cornish village halls to the National Theatre – are [...]
Theatre London is our latest theatre ticket site to go live. TheatreLondon.org.uk is similar to our other theatre sites but has evolved in many areas, hopefully making things clearer and easier for you to use. We have now incorporated our red quick ticket search box which now really stands out against the rest of the [...]
James Corden and Sheridan Smith will reunite to once again co-host the Winners’ Concert for the Theatregoers’ Choice Awards, which takes place this year on Sunday 15 February 2009. On TV, Smith has starred in Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Love Soup and Grownups. Corden is the co-creator and star of [...]
Charles Spencer of the Telegraph has given alan Bennett’s Enjoy at the Gielgud Theatre a 4-star review – full review. Alison Steadman is described as “superb” playing Connie (who has Alzheimers).
Benedict Nightingale is quoted in the Times Online as saying Maybe the West End will economically implode in 2009. Maybe the Arts Council will turn out to have invested its funds in an iffy bank in Lapland. But I can’t recall a year that, as early as now, looks so promisingly busy. Benedict writes about [...]
Times online headlines David Tennant and Kenneth Branagh miss out on Olivier nominations Apparently, after rave reviews for his performance in Ivanov, Fleet Street’s critics expected Branagh to be a front runner for the Olivier Awards – however his omission is quite a shock.
There seems to be some quite controversial remarks being made about Hit Me – The Life and Rhymes of Ian Drury.
We have tickets on sale for several new shows.
As you have probably heard by now London has been hit by severe weather conditions including the heaviest snow fall in years. As a result the public transport network is severely disrupted with Heathrow now also closed. As it stands ALL London shows are still scheduled to go ahead as per usual. This means that [...]