Archive | Concerts and theatre

Memphis the Musical – More tickets go on sale!

Memphis the Musical has announced that 320,000 tickets are being put on sale as booking extends to 31st October 2015. The additional tickets will be available through the Box Office and all ticket agents from this Friday 7thNovember at 9am. Opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre to public and critical acclaim last month, David Bryan and […]

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Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ celebrates 15 triumphant years in London

On Sunday 19th October Disney’s THE LION KING will celebrate its 15th anniversary at London’s Lyceum Theatre. The award-winning musical has entertained over 12 million theatregoers and remains the West End’s best-selling stage production. It also recently became the sixth longest-running West End musical of all time. To celebrate this milestone and to thank Londoners […]

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3 TV stars to join UK’s longest running musical

An estimated 15 million tickets sold already   X FACTOR finalist LLOYD DANIELS as Joseph OVER THE RAINBOW winner DANIELLE HOPE as Narrator DANCING ON ICE finalist MATT LAPINSKAS as Pharaoh With a crash-of-drums-and-a-flash-of-light X Factor finalist Lloyd Daniels will make his musical theatre debut in the title role of the UK’s longest running musical […]

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Frantic Assembly’s Othello

Frantic Assembly’s Othello explodes onto the stage with this electrifying ninety-minute take on Shakespeare’s most brutal and gripping thriller-tragedy of paranoia, jealousy, sex and murder. Fusing a taut adaptation of the classic text with its trademark hard-hitting choreography, Frantic Assembly takes a scalpel to 21st century Britain, exposing prejudice, danger and fear. Frantic Assembly’s Othello […]

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ROSIE WILBY: NINETIES WOMAN @ PBH Free Fringe

Rosie Wilby.

Twenty years on – in a brand new show, award winning comedian and storyteller Rosie Wilby traces her former colleagues from a feminist newspaper Is it a comedy show or a theatre show? Read this article in Exeunt magazine which explains that it is both: http://exeuntmagazine.com/features/blurring-the-boundaries/ 2nd – 24th August (not 11th) at 12.05 – […]

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Erasure announce new album and worldwide tour

THE VIOLET FLAME – OUT SEPT 2014 Erasure (Vince Clarke and Andy Bell) have announced details of a brand new album, The Violet Flame, out on 22 September 2014 with a worldwide tour in autumn. Recorded in New York and London and produced by Richard X, The Violet Flame follows 2013’s critically acclaimed Snow Globe, […]

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Summer 2014 season ON SALE NOW!

Having enjoyed enormous popularity as a much-loved series of books and a television series, the heart-warming tales of country vet James Herriot are coming to the stage in All Creatures Great and Small from Tuesday 10 – Saturday 14 June. Starring Susan Penhaligan (A Fine Romance) and Oliver Mellor (Coronation Street) the play captures the […]

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The RSC on tour with Henry IV part I and II in Autumn 2014

Tour opens in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, before visiting Norwich, Salford, Bradford, Bath, Canterbury after performances in Stratford-upon-Avon Production then runs at The Barbican, London between 29 November 2014 – 24 January 2015 Production directed by RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran Featuring RSC associate artist, Antony Sher as Falstaff, Jasper Britton as Henry IV, Alex Hassell as Prince Hal and […]

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Amy Lamé – Not your average 9-5

If you ever wonder where the gay scene is heading, it is worth while taking a look at what Amy Lamé is up to first! Since she started her cabaret nightclub in London in the mid-90s, she has been at the very front tip of London’s queer scene. We took some time to chat to […]

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Rosie Wilby: Is Monogamy Dead?

Following a premiere at Camden Fringe 2013 and a run at Assembly venues in Edinburgh…. Friday 28th February 7.30pm An enhanced performance of Rosie’s show with a post-show discussion to be recorded for her radio magazine Out In South London on Resonance 104.4FM CanadaWater CultureSpace,CanadaWater Library, 21SurreyQuays Road,LondonSE16 7AR £10 / £8 tickets from www.thealbany.org.uk/event_detail/1130/Canada-Water/Is-Monogamy-Dead? […]

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‘Gay Bull’ saved from slaughter by Simpsons co-creator

In what must be one of the oddest stories of the year, a gay bull has been saved from the […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance – 20th November

The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. […]

‘Don’t be a bystander’ this Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week takes place between 17 and 21 November NoBystanders asks individuals and organisations to help eradicate bullying People urged […]

Could You be a Special Constable?

How would you feel if you could spend a minimum 16 hours a month helping full-time police officers to make […]

Rugby great Gareth Thomas marks Anti-Bullying Week (Nov 17-21) with school visit

‘Schools are doing a fantastic job in developing their pupils’ resilience to bullying. I’m there to support their work and […]

Latest in the ‘gay cake’ row

A YouGov poll has examined public opinion on the row over a bakery’s refusal to make a pro-gay cake and […]