Kenneth Branagh Season
Kenneth Branagh has announced a season of five whopping plays at the Garrick Theatre with a whole host of famous faces starring in them. Setting up his own troupe under the name of Richard Branagh Theatre Company, stars will include Cinderella co-stars Lily James and Richard Madden, Judi Dench and Rob Brydon. Branagh himself will […]
Holborn Fire – London theatre performance cancellations
Following yesterday’s fire in Holborn, many shows were forced to cancel their performances due to power supply issues. This has led to thousands of disappointed theatregoers who are now seeking refunds from ticket suppliers. OfficialTheatre.com can confirm that further matinée performance cancellations occurred today. Affected customers will be contacted by ticket suppliers who can offer […]
A Trip to the Chocolate Factory : A Hotel Chocolat Masterclass
was invited for a Chocolate making masterclass. This is NOT a drill….A CHOCOLATE MAKING MASTERCLASS at Hotel Chocolat followed by a trip to the tastiest show in town – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. No I hadn’t been punked, this was actual factual real life and I have to tell you it was bliss.
Should You Work For Free? No Pay / Low Pay – Is It Ethical?
With an ever increasing number of jobs being advertised at low or no pay, Rebecca Felgate discusses whether it is ethical to work for little or nothing as well as what we can all do to tackle the issue.
Welcome: My Theatre Mates
Saying hello is the best professional advice I can give. Luckily one person I said “hello” to last year is Terri Paddock, who has just set up a new website “My Theatre Mates” with theatre critic Mark Shenton.
Les Miserables Broadway Vs London
Guest Post: West End Wilma took a trip to the Big Apple and saw one of her favourite shows, Les Miserables. Wilma discusses the changes made to the newer Broadway production compared with it’s older West End counterpart
#LDNtheatrebloggers Planet Hollywood Meet Up
Read all about our latest summer (in winter!) themed #LDNTheatreBloggers meet up at Planet Hollywood hosted with our mates at SeatPlan.
Ho Ho HELLO, yep, it’s that time of year again. All of us at Official Theatre are about to head home for Christmas and New, but I for one would not step foot on the first capital connect back to the shire without thanking each and every one of our readers for an incredible year. […]
Into The Woods Film
We were very happy to be invited to a press screening of forthcoming film, Into The Woods. Read our review of the stage adaptation starring Jonny Depp, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine and Meryl Streep.
Cats the musical London Palladium
We are SO EXCITED that Cats the Musical is back in the West End. So much so that we made a little video preempting the rap cat!