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West End gala to raise funds for victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Giles Terera and Danielle Tarento are presenting a West End fundraising gala evening of song, dance and comedy for the hundreds of families made homeless and the relatives of those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire. Songs and Solidarity will take place at Trafalgar Studios 1 on Sunday 25 June at 7.30pm. […]

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Rachel Tucker in Concert – Live At Zédel

Rachel Tucker in Concert continues at Live At Zédel, London until 25 March, then on tour in May and June. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Bubbly Belfast songbird Rachel Tucker’s main claim to fame is that she played the role of Elphaba in Wicked longer than any other actress in the […]

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Rachel Tucker to go on first solo UK tour

Wicked star Rachel Tucker will follow up her triumphant nine-month Broadway run and her recent return to the show’s West End 10th anniversary cast by heading out on her first solo UK tour. Tucker, who has played Elphaba longer than any other actress in the multi award-winning production’s history, will take a break from the […]

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Wicked – Apollo Victoria Theatre

Wicked continues at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, London and is booking up to 4 November 2017. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ It is probably musical theatre blasphemy to admit it, but on seeing Wicked for the first time I struggled to make an emotional connection with the book or score. While I left the […]

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Another Night Before Christmas – Bridge House Theatre to stage UK premiere

The musical Another Night Before Christmas will receive its UK premiere at South London’s Bridge House Theatre this festive season. Starring Olivier Award-winning George Maguire (Sunny Afternoon) and West End favourite Rachael Wooding (We Will Rock You), the show will run from Monday 28 November until Friday 23 December. The production, which will be staged by […]

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Wicked UK and Ireland tour to return in February 2018

As Wicked celebrates 10 years at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre tonight (Tuesday 27 September 2016), it has been revealed that the UK and Ireland tour will return in February 2018, opening at the Bristol Hippodrome (with tickets on public sale from 1 February 2017). The critically acclaimed production is currently playing at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore and […]

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Wicked extends booking as new principal cast opens at the Apollo Victoria

On Monday 5 September 2016 at 10am the 22nd new booking period opens for Wicked, the award-winning West End musical phenomenon that tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz. More than 500,000 new tickets are going on sale for performances until Saturday 4 November 2017. From 5 September, Wicked will star Rachel Tucker (Elphaba), Suzie Mathers (Glinda), Oliver Savile (Fiyero), Anita Dobson (Madame Morrible), Mark Curry (The Wizard), Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Katie Rowley Jones (Nessarose), Idriss Kargbo (Boq), Alice […]

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New Live At Zedel programme features Scott Alan, Rachel Tucker and Matt Cardle

Fears of ‘classical cabaret’ buffs that the new regime at West End nightspot Crazy Coqs – to be retitled Live At Zedel when reopening after the August recess – were going for a complete change of direction proved somewhat wide of the mark when the first September-to-December programme was announced this week. Olivier Award winner […]

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Wicked 10th anniversary London cast – Rachel Tucker returns as Elphaba

The new cast that will lead the award-winning West End musical Wicked from 5 September 2016 – through its 10th birthday celebrations at the Apollo Victoria Theatre – will include: Rachel Tucker, who will return to the London production direct from a triumphant run on Broadway to play Elphaba; Suzie Mathers, who joins from the Australian production […]

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West End Wilma Awards 2015 – winners revealed

The second annual West End Wilma Awards have taken place at The Hippodrome Casino, Leicester Square. Theatre blogger West End Wilma is everyone’s favourite nana in Theatreland – running around the West End interviewing stars and reviewing as many shows as she can fit in to her busy OAP lifestyle. Wilma was awarded the 2014 Ticketmaster Blog […]

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Rachel Tucker returns to St James Theatre with new solo show Back From Broadway

West End and Broadway star Rachel Tucker returns to the St James Theatre on Sunday 19 April with her all-new solo show, Back From Broadway, following her acclaimed debut on the Great White Way starring as Meg Dawson in Sting’s musical The Last Ship (Neil Simon Theatre, New York) directed by Joe Mantello. There are two performances […]

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The Last Ship – Neil Simon Theatre, New York

The Last Ship continues at the Neil Simon Theatre, New York. The shipyard workers in the north east English town of Wallsend are a proud lot. And they’re stubborn, too, as portrayed in The Last Ship, the problematic new Broadway musical buoyed with a glorious score by rock star Sting. The town’s shipyard has been […]

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West End Heroes – Dominion Theatre

Performed at the Dominion Theatre, London. An idea two years in the making, West End Heroes combined a variety of West End performers with singers and musicians from the Armed Forces for a unique evening in aid of the charity Help for Heroes, hosted by Brian Conley. The military services contain a number of regular musical troupes. […]

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