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Photos! Kick It with the Cast of London’s New Bend It Like Beckham Musical

Photos! Kick It with the Cast of London’s New Bend It Like Beckham Musical

Bend It Like Beckham is bringing the world of football (no, American readers, not those sweaty guys in shoulderpads running into each other) to the West End in May—but before kicking off the new musical, Natalie Dew, Lauren Samuels and the cast took a field trip to Southall, West London, where the story takes place. Check out these kickass ...

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Jonathan Slinger Tapped to Play Willy Wonka in West End's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Jonathan Slinger Tapped to Play Willy Wonka in West End's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Just the golden ticket! Jonathan Slinger will play Willy Wonka in the West End’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He will begin performances on May 4, taking over from Alex Jennings at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Directed by Sam Mendes, the tuner features a book by David Greig and music and lyrics by Tony winners Marc Shaiman and ...

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Tom Morton-Smith’s Oppenheimer, Starring John Heffernan, Heads to London's West End

Tom Morton-Smith’s Oppenheimer, Starring John Heffernan, Heads to London's West End

After a successful run at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre, Oppenheimer, starring John Heffernan, will transfer to London’s West End. Tom Morton-Smith’s new play will run at the Vaudeville Theatre and begin previews on March 27. Opening night is scheduled for March 31.

The play tells the story of ‘the father of the atomic bomb’ J ...

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Suzanne Andrade's Golem Will Transfer to London's West End

 Suzanne Andrade's Golem Will Transfer to London's West End

After an acclaimed run at London’s buzzy Young Vic, Golem will transfer to the West End. Directed and written by Suzanne Andrade, the satirical take on our misuse of technology will play a limited engagement at the Trafalgar Studios April 14 through May 22. Opening night is set for April 22.

The cast will include Will Close, Charlotte Dubery ...

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Samantha Spiro on Sondheim Dream Roles & Finding Friendship in London's Di and Viv and Rose

Samantha Spiro on Sondheim Dream Roles & Finding Friendship in London's Di and Viv and Rose

Samantha Spiro has two Olivier Awards to her name, first for playing Mary in the Michael Grandage-directed Donmar production of Merrily We Roll Along and then for her irrepressible Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly! in 2009 at the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park. But the gifted actress is no stranger to non-musicals as can be seen from her ...

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Odds & Ends: Kevin Spacey Wins Special Olivier, Ramin Karimloo & Will Swenson Could Be Twins & More

Odds & Ends: Kevin Spacey Wins Special Olivier, Ramin Karimloo & Will Swenson Could Be Twins & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Special Olivier for Kevin Spacey 
Tony and Oscar winner Kevin Spacey will be presented with a Special Award at the Olivier Awards on April 12 at London’s Royal Opera House. The honor will acknowledge the actor, director and producer’s extraordinary contribution to The Old Vic and ...

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Finding Neverland May Return to Britain, Eyes 2016 West End Bow

Finding Neverland May Return to Britain, Eyes 2016 West End Bow

Finding Neverland is aiming to open in the West End in 2016. Composer Gary Barlow told The Daily Mail that he'd like the tuner to cross the Pond next year and also revealed more details about the show's concept album, which will be released in April. Rita Ora will take on a number called “Play,” while Paloma Faith ...

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Isla Blair on Riding in Style & Transforming From Posh Actress to Political Animal in London’s Made in Dagenham

Isla Blair on Riding in Style & Transforming From Posh Actress to Political Animal in London’s Made in Dagenham

You might not expect to find the distinguished stage veteran Isla Blair among the able cast of Made in Dagenham, the musical at the Adelphi Theatre based on the 2010 film about the fight for women’s rights at a Ford Motor Co. plant in Dagenham, east London, in 1968. The elegant Blair is perhaps better-known of late for her ...

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London Odds & Ends: Ben Forster Will Headline Elf, Kristin Scott Thomas' Prime Ministers Appointed & More

London Odds & Ends: Ben Forster Will Headline Elf, Kristin Scott Thomas' Prime Ministers Appointed & More

Here's a quick roundup of London stories today.

Ben Forster & More to Headline London's Elf 
Ben Forster (Superstar) will play Buddy, with Girls Aloud star Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann (Oliver!) as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin (Me and My Girl) as Emily Hobbs in the previously announced West End premiere of Elf. They will be joined ...

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But, Soft! Cinderella's Lily James & Richard Madden to Headline Romeo and Juliet in the West End

But, Soft! Cinderella's Lily James & Richard Madden to Headline Romeo and Juliet in the West End

It would seem that Downton Abbey’s Lily James really has found her prince in Game of Thrones’ Richard Madden! The pair, who will soon be seen in the Kenneth Branagh-helmed live-action version of Cinderella, will headline Romeo and Juliet for the director in London’s West End. According to the Daily Mail, the production of Shakespeare’s classic will ...

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