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Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands returns after nearly a decade off the stage

Edward Scissorhands, which is devised, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, will tour the UK for the first time in nearly ten years.

The Woman in Black, West End

Ghostly tale of The Woman in Black will tour the UK

Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black is set for a huge UK tour after it closed its doors at London’s Fortune Theatre following a West End run of more than 33 years.

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Watch: The Drifters Girl tour teases iconic score in new trailer

Audiences across the UK can enjoy hits like Stand By Me, Saturday Night at the Movies, Under The Boardwalk and Save The Last Dance For Me in the first ever tour of The Drifters Girl.

Oklahoma!, West End

West End Theatre Review: Oklahoma!

Reimagined, repurposed and revitalised - this production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! is sure raise eyebrows during its West End run. 

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Disney’s Aladdin musical

First ever tour of Disney’s Aladdin musical takes flight this autumn

Audiences across the UK can expect a thrilling production full of magic, comedy and spectacle as Aladdin tours for the first time. 

Jason Manford and Ashley Banjo

Jason Manford and Ashley Banjo to star in the Wizard of Oz

Comedian Jason Manford and Diversity creator Ashley Banjo will star as the Cowardly Lion and Tin Man respectively in the Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium.

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Haunting 2:22 - A Ghost Story show to spook audiences across the UK

Supernatural thriller 2:22 - A Ghost Story will embark on an extensive UK-wide tour, opening at Bath Theatre Royal. 

Pretty Woman: The Musical

Pretty Woman: The Musical coming to a theatre near you

Producers of Pretty Woman: The Musical have announced that the show will embark on a huge UK and Ireland tour.

Time Traveller’s Wife show will be “confident, clever and charming”

The Time Traveller’s Wife: The Musical will open at the Apollo Theatre in London’s West End, following a sold-out trial season at the Storyhouse in Chester.

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Regional Theatre Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - The Musical

Choca-full of wonderful surprises, groups heading to watch Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - The Musical are in for the most fantastical treat. 

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The Rocky Horror Show

50th anniversary Rock Horror tour will delight audiences for even longer

This year’s anniversary tour of The Rocky Horror Show has been extended after several sell-out performances. 

Oklahoma!, West End

Reimagined production of Oklahoma! all set for West End return

Full casting has now been confirmed for the West End return of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - The Musical

Gareth Snook on his version of Willy Wonka for new Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical

Gareth Snook, who leads the cast in the extraordinary role of Willy Wonka, talks about his new musical adventure and how he has adapted the character. 

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Michael Ball will return to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love in London

34 years after having starred in the original West End production, Michael Ball will return to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love show at the Lyric Theatre.

& Juliet

Louise Thomas: escaping normality and the magic of theatre

We spoke to GTO Louise Thomas about finding time to organise theatre trips and outings for two different groups.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Regional Theatre Review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Age is just a number in this Indian adventure, where the big-name line-up of pensioners take over the Marigold Hotel and show us all how to truly live.

Six the Musical, London

New SIX the Musical images show extravagant costumes and colourful staging

The latest production photos of SIX the Musical have been released, showing the newest queens to take to the stage as Henry VIII’s wives at the Vaudeville Theatre in London.

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience: why it’s perfect for groups

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Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of)

Touring cast revealed for comic take on Pride & Prejudice

Described as an audacious retelling of Jane Austen’s iconic love story, casting has been announced for the tour of Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of). 

Crazy For You

"Infectiously joyful" Crazy For You will open in London for the first time

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of Crazy For You will take to the stage at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in London for the first time this year. 

Grease The Musical, London

More ‘summer nights’ as Grease heads back to the West End

Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s iconic musical Grease will return once again to the Dominion Theatre in London’s West End following a successful run at the same venue last summer.

Life of Pi

Beautiful and moving Life of Pi coming to a theatre near you

Lolita Chakrabarti’s Olivier Award-winning stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel Life of Pi will begin its first ever tour of the UK and Ireland at Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre in August. 

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