Archive for June, 2009

Michael Jackson RIP

Well, who can believe it – the King of Pop, Wacko Jacko sadly died early this morning UK time.


Prick Up Your Ears

Prick Up Your Ears is a new play by Simon Brent, and opens at Comedy Theatre in London on 17th September. Matt Lucas (Little Britain) is to play Kenneth Halliwell alongside Chris New as playwright Joe Orton in Daniel Kramer’s production of Prick Up Your Ears. The play is about aspiring playwrights, and is a [...]


Tom Tom Crew

Tom Tom Crew opened this Tuesday, 23rd June, at E4 Udderbelly, Southbank


Open Air Theatre – Much Ado About Nothing

Not everybody’s “cup of tea” but for a summer experience, why not see a Shakespearean comedy at the “Open Air Theatre” in Regent’s Park? Timothy Sheader’s second season…gets off to a cracking start with this charming and crowd-pleasing account of Shakespeare’s wittiest comedy’ The Guardian. “I would rather hear my dog bark at a crow [...]


Inherit The Wind at The Old Vic Theatre

Inherit the Wind depicts two legal Titans who confront each other when a community puts freedom of thought on trial. It is directed by Trevor Nunn and will star Kevin Spacey. Based on the famous 1925 Scopes ‘Monkey’ trial in which science teacher John Scopes was accused of violating a Tennessee state statute by teaching [...]


Ed Byrne – Different Class – Comedy in the West End

Ed Byrne – half toff, half pikey… All comic! Irish comic (and star of Mock the Week and Live at The Apollo) Ed Byrne returns to the West End at the Vaudeville Theatre following two sell-out national tours – for a very limited run in September. “a masterful display of the comics art…This is a [...]


Six Degrees of Separation

Six Degrees of Separation opens in London at the Old Vic Theatre in January 2010. This story of a streetwise black man charming his way into the home of a wealthy white New York couple is based on a true story.


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is Tennessee Williams’ prize-winning classic and, following its sell-out run on Broadway, it opens at the Novello Theatre in London’s West End in November. The show features an all black cast which includes award winning actors James Earl Jones, Phylicia Rashad, Adrian Lester and Sanaa Lathan. In Cat on [...]


New Classics for London Theatre

Coming to London in September are two very well known titles – An Inspector Calls and Breakfast at Tiffanys. An Inspector Calls is the magnificent West End and Broadway production of JB Priestley


Chun Yi: The Legend of Kung Fu

Chun Yi (The Pure One in Chinese) is a unique, spectacular show of unbelievable athletic feats of kung fu artistry with ballet and modern dance. The show is a multi-award winning phenomenon in Beijing, where it has been running for over 4 years, and has also proved a massive hit with tours to Japan, Russia [...]