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...]
The Gillian Lynne Theatre London Cinderella the Musical
A TOTAL REIMAGINING OF THE CLASSIC STORY.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella is the exciting new musical comedy starring Carrie Hope Fletcher, set to completely reinvent the world’s best-loved fairytale when it opens in London’s West End in October 2020.
Featuring a brand new score by the legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Oscar-nominated David Zippel, with a script from Killing Eve’s Emerald Fennell.
Get ready for Cinderella… like you’ve never seen her before.
Gillian Lynne Theatre
166 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5PW
The National Theatre's production of The Elephantom, based on Ross Collins' children's book of the same name, will transfer to the West End's New London Theatre for daytime performances commencing 30th June, ahead of an official opening on 2nd July, for a summer season running throigh to 6th September 2014. The Elephantom will play alongside the National Theatre's production of War Horse, which will continue to perform its regular schedule. The Elephantom, which is adapted by Ben Power, … [Read more...]
Throughout my 2nd year at university I studied a module called ‘Adaptations for the Stage’ for which we had to discuss, identify and analyse the importance of stage adaptations. We looked at film-to-stage, radio-to-stage and probably the most popular one of them all, novel to stage. Understandably we spent a considerable amount of time focussing on Nick Stafford’s brave theatrical adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s acclaimed novel, War Horse; an engaging production with marvellous acting, … [Read more...]
“We ask the audience to invest a lot of faith in us - believe that the puppets are real horses, believe that we're in a muddy field, believe that we're now in France, try and work out what they are saying in French and German. [...]You'll feel part of a shared experience if you see the show.” Jack Holden trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and played the title character of David Copperfield in a tour of the West Country. He also toured schools in the Bristol area as Prospero with a … [Read more...]