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Sunny Afternoon – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

Sunny Afternoon continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 1 April, then continues on tour until 13 May. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ If you admire the quirky genius of Ray Davies, you can’t help but love Sunny Afternoon, but even if the music of the Kinks – one of […]

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La Cage Aux Folles – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

La Cage Aux Folles continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 18 March and then tours until 26 August. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The first-ever UK tour of Jerry Herman’s insanely entertaining 1983 Broadway hit – it picked up six Tonys and ran for four and a half years – is a […]

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Thoroughly Modern Millie tour – further cast details

Further details have been revealed for the 2017 UK touring production of the musical comedy Thoroughly Modern Millie. Opening on Tuesday 17 January at the New Wimbledon Theatre, the production stars Strictly Come Dancing’s Joanne Clifton as Millie with former soap star Michelle Collins as the sinister Mrs Meers in the show until Saturday 4 […]

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The Addams Family – Carrie Hope Fletcher, Samantha Womack and Les Dennis cast

Samantha Womack, Les Dennis and Carrie Hope Fletcher will star as Morticia, Fester and Wednesday Addams in the UK and Irish premiere of The Addams Family, a musical comedy, with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the characters created by Charles Addams. Further casting is to be […]

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The Sound of Music – New Wimbledon Theatre

The Sound of Music tour continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 29 October. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Impresario Bill Kenwright was there to cast one last check on his Sound of Music tour which kicked off at Bromley in early 2015 with Danielle Hope as Maria and ends at Wimbledon […]

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Thoroughly Modern Millie UK tour stars Strictly’s Joanne Clifton

Thoroughly Modern Millie is set to tour the UK in 2017, opening at the New Wimbledon Theatre on Tuesday 17 January. World ballroom showdance champion and professional dancer Joanne Clifton (Strictly Come Dancing) will take on the title role of Millie Dillmount, a Kansas girl determined to make it big in New York City. Clifton’s credits […]

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Little Shop of Horrors – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

Little Shop of Horrors continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London and tours until 26 November. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Somewhere in the darkest back streets of New York, a shop assistant is struggling with her abusive boyfriend, whose violent outbursts have left her with bruises and even broken bones. […]

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Let It Be – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

Let It Be continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 12 March, then on tour until 23 July. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ Yes, there’s plenty of music, great music too, and, yes, Wimbledon is definitely a theatre (in fact, the SW19 venue is the eighth largest in London) but […]

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Ghost the Musical – Kenwright to stage new tour

This autumn Bill Kenwright will stage a new production of Ghost the Musical, an ‘innovative reimagining which will feature an expanded book, new music and original staging’. The double Academy Award-winning movie is a huge success story, both critically and at the box office, where it was the highest grossing film in the year of its release. […]

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Chicago – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

Chicago continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 27 February and continues touring until 29 October 2016. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ As the Broadway revival of Chicago celebrates passing the landmark of 8,000 performances, this new UK touring production gives the show a new twist by casting performers who have all experienced reality show fame in a […]

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Brendan Cole – A Night to Remember – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

Brendan Cole – A Night to Remember was reviewed at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London and continues touring until 3 April. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ As the dramatic chords of 2001: A Space Odyssey fill the theatre, accompanied by dramatic pyrotechnics, it is clear we are in for a spectacular high-octane, high-energy, no-expense-spared show. Brendan […]

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Shrek the Musical – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

Shrek the Musical continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 31 January, then tours until 20 February. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ Following a successful run both on Broadway and in the West End, the musical version of Dreamworks’ Shrek set out on a UK tour in 2014. Two years later […]

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Annie – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

Annie continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 14 November, then on tour until 11 June 2016. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ If Craig Revel Horwood was as tough on himself as he is on his hapless Strictly Come Dancing victims, he’d probably come up with a 7 for his showstopping performance […]

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert – New Wimbledon Theatre

Priscilla Queen of the Desert continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre, London until 10 October, and then touring. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ Jukebox musicals get a bad rap. True, all too often they are opportunistic, cynical exploitations appealing to an undemanding audience, with as many corners cut as the producers think they can get […]

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The Sound of Music – new tour dates and timelapse video to watch!

New dates have been added to the tour of Bill Kenwright’s production of The Sound of Music, currently playing at the New Wimbledon Theatre until 11 April. The new venues are Newcastle Theatre Royal (31 August to 12 September) and Liverpool Empire (14 to 19 September). (You can also see a timelapse video below of The Sound of Music […]

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Anything Goes – New Wimbledon Theatre and Touring

Anything Goes continues at the New Wimbledon Theatre until 7 February and then tours until 10 October 2015. Star rating: 5 stars ***** The good ship Anything Goes has sailed full steam ahead out of Sheffield, where Daniel Evans’ Crucible feelgood production launched to general euphoria in December, docking first in Wimbledon before continuing its eight-month UK cruise […]

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