School of Rock burst onto London's scene today with their launch at the New London Theatre (Gillian Lynne Theatre). School of Rock in London has some big shoes to fill if it is to live up to its reputation on Broadway with over 1/2 million people having seen it already on Broadway. The show is based on the film, of the same name starring Jack Black with previews beginning on the 24th October 2016. Today we were treated to three songs from the show, 'Teacher's Pet,' 'If Only You would Listen,' … [Read more...]
The Gillian Lynne Theatre London The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
A major new production of CS Lewis’ classic tale comes to the West End this summer.
Step through the wardrobe into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch.
Voted the nations favourite novel, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe now comes to the stage starring Samantha Womack as the White Witch and is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages.
If you walked into Show Boat knowing nothing of the story, you would be forgiven for thinking that you were in for two and a half hours of musical reparations. Groaning slaves stumble about the stage, staggering under the weight of huge cotton bales, while the portly, beetle-browed white man cracks the whip. But don’t worry – this show is no grimly moral, finger-wagging tale. Show Boat is about love: love between men and women; love between friends; love between parents … [Read more...]
Daniel Evans’ Sheffield Crucible production of Show Boat has now transferred to the West End with opening night on Monday 25th April 2016 at the New London Theatre. VIP guests included Bryan Adams, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ian McKellen, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Julian Ovenden, Samantha Spiro, Charlotte Randle, Martin Sherman, Ruby Wax, Ben Freeman and Richard Wilson. Show Boat is booking at the New London Theatre (Gillian Lynne Theatre) to 7 January 2017. The cast is … [Read more...]
Malcolm Sinclair (Capt. Andy Hawks) and Chris Peluso (Gaylord Ravenal) will join original Sheffield cast members Gina Beck (Magnolia Hawks), Lucy Briers (Parthy Ann Hawks), Rebecca Trehearn (Julia La Verne), Emmanuel Kojo (Joe), Sandra Marvin (Queenie), Alex Young (Ellie May Chipley) and Danny Collins (Frank Schultz) in the West End cast of Daniel Evans’ five star production of Show Boat. They are joined by John Coates, Adam Dutton, Kit Esuruoso, Nolan Frederick, Linford Johnson, Javar … [Read more...]
WAR HORSE is utterly extraordinary in every way ~ After seeing it again after many years I was again a blubbering mess of emotions... An exceptionally powerful, rich, raw, theatrical experience. Many people will not have read Michael Morpurgo’s novel which was adapted by Nick Stafford and will have little idea of the story beyond the fact that it’s about horses, and one horse in particular, during the 1st World War. It is unexpectedly breath-taking and awe-inspiring to be utterly captivated … [Read more...]
At the New London Theatre (Gillian Lynne Theatre), home of Michael Morpurgo’s much celebrated War Horse, the National Theatre’s acclaimed stage production today (2nd February) releases over 150,000 new tickets for sale taking bookings for the West End production to 13th February 2016. In its eighth year, and having now been seen by over 6 million worldwide, a new cast of 26 actors and 12 puppeteers join the company on 16 March 2015 led by the show’s equine star Joey. War Horse recently completed … [Read more...]
Over 300,000 new tickets are released for sale today (22 September 2014) for the National Theatre’s acclaimed production War Horse, now booking at the New London Theatre (Gillian Lynne Theatre) to 24th October 2015. At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. He’s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man’s land. But Albert … [Read more...]