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Life of Pi, Wyndham Theatre

Regional Theatre Review: Life of Pi

The UK’s first ever tour of Life of Pi is a real treat, vividly bringing to life Yann Martel’s iconic novel through clever staging and animal puppet wizardry. 

Nathaniel Curtis as Sam and Charlene Boyd as Lauren in the 2:22 A Ghost Story UK Tour

Former EastEnders stars to appear in 2:22 A Ghost Story tour

Thrilling supernatural show 2:22 A Ghost Story is travelling across the UK on its first ever UK tour with two former EastEnders stars included in the cast.

Alexia Khadime as Elphaba in the London production of Wicked the Musical.

Group tickets for Wicked now exclusively on sale until December 2024

London’s Wicked is now exclusively on sale to groups until the end of 2024, with an online booking portal for advice on the best prices, seats and packages.

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Mazz Murray (centre) as Donna with the cast of Mamma Mia at the Novello Theatre

Mamma Mia: booking extension announced for West End hit

Mamma Mia! has extended its London run at the Novello Theatre until September next year, with a new cast also revealed.

Peter Pan Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre

Mischief: Peter Pan Goes Wrong to tour UK

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Mischief has announced the return of Peter Pan Goes Wrong which will tour the UK and spend a Christmas season in the West End.

Kanna Hashimoto as Chihiro in the sell-out Japanese hit show Spirited Away

European premiere of Spirited Away show coming to London

The original Japanese stage production of Spirited Away will open at the London Coliseum next spring, making its European debut.

The cast of Witness for the Prosecution performed in London's County Hall

More time to see Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution

Tickets for the courtroom thriller are now on sale for performances through to September 2024. 

Pop star Antony Costa to join new cast of Mamma Mia! The Party

Antony Costa of British boy band Blue will join the new cast of Mamma Mia The Party! at London’s O2 Arena.

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8 of the longest running West End shows

 A look at some of London’s most popular theatre shows which are still entertaining audiences across Theatreland today.

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Lesley Joseph as 'Mother Superior' in Sister Act

Lesley Joseph returns as Mother Superior in Sister Act

Birds of a Feather star Lesley Joseph returns to Sister Act, which has extended its UK & Ireland tour by an extra 12 months.

Zoe Akinyosade (Annie) and Company on stage in the Annie musical tour 2023.

Regional Theatre Review: Annie

A standing ovation; tears in people’s eyes, beaming smiles on their faces - it’s fair to say the Annie musical was a hit.

Monocle group at Lavender Theatre, Epsom

Lavender Theatre offers groups a “fun and enjoyable” afternoon

Diana Hardie, who organises trips for her group Monocle, took some of her members to the newly-opened Lavender Theatre in Epsom.

The full cast of Shrek The Musical on tour

First look at reimagined production of Shrek The Musical

Colourful production images have been released showing the newest cast of Shrek The Musical after the show opened at Theatre Royal Plymouth.

Brian Conley in Cinderella at Woking

6 group-friendly pantomimes this Christmas

We’ve picked out six amazing pantomimes for groups to consider this year which all offer hilarious festive fun.

From left: Maureen Nolan, Lyn Paul, Amy Robbins, Tanya Franks, Paula Tappenden, Marti Webb and Honeysuckle Weeks in Calendar Girls the Musical

Calendar Girls tour: Corrie and EastEnders stars to head out on the road

Casting for the Calendar Girls the Musical tour has been announced, starring two British soap actors and former pop stars.

I Should Be So Lucky teaser image

Watch: hilarious video teases the new Stock Aitken Waterman musical

I Should Be So Lucky: The Stock Aitken Waterman Musical will tour the UK, featuring classic 80s hits from the famous producers - and even a digital cameo from Kylie Minogue.

Craig Revel-Horwood as Miss Hannigan in Annie the musical

Craig Revel Horwood: his sassy Miss Hannigan in Annie, Strictly and more

We speak to Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood about his version of Miss Hannigan in the new Annie musical, as well as the Strictly phenomenon and more.

Crazy For You, London

London Theatre Review: Crazy For You

Hilarious moments, outstanding timing and unthinkable choreography combine to create nearly three hours of stunning musical theatre.

Cast of the Greatest Days Take That musical on stage.

Greatest Days: Take That reunion musical has it all

The Greatest Days musical is an overwhelming splurge of feel-good against a backdrop of ultimate boy band classics. 

Chichester Festival Theatre auditorium - cast members of the Amadeus production bow to the audience

Theatre boom: increased group bookings and sell-out shows

We speak to groups and people from across the theatre sector about why it’s more important than ever to support the arts. 

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