Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are thrilled to confirm full casting for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, following the previous announcements that Sheridan Smith will star as The Narrator, Jason Donovan will return to the show as Pharaoh, and that Jac Yarrow will mark his professional debut as Joseph. Today’s announcement completes … [Read more...]
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The London Palladium
In the 1880′s the land where the current theatre is was home to Hengler’s Circus. The current theatre was constructed in 1910 and presented variety. It was at first called The Palladium before changing to the now popular The London Palladium in 1934. In 1931 the London Palladium saw the emergence of a group of comedians who formed what was to be known as the Crazy Gang who performed at the theatre from June 1931 to October 1939.
The London Palladium became familiar millions of people in the UK in the 1950′s with the weekly television variety show Sunday Night at The London Palladium. This format was revived in the late 1980′s with the popular Live From The Palladium.
From the 1980s in particular the London Palladium become associated with large scale musicals including: The King and I with Yul Brynner and Virginia McKenna, Barnum with Michael Crawford, Singin’ in the Rain with Tommy Steele, Ziegfeld with Topol, La Cage Aux Follies with George Hearn and Denis Quilley, the Opera North/Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Show Boat, Oliver! with Jonathan Pryce and Michael Ball in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The King and I from June 2018.
I was never lucky enough to see Michael Jackson perform live and to give an opinion of his performance. I enjoy his music and think he was an incredible performer and the “King of Pop” title seems to be well deserved, however I am not a diehard fan who knows all the words to every song or be able to identify every dance routine. Michael Starring Ben is a … [Read more...]
Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group have announced that Jac Yarrow will take the lead role in the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the world famous London Palladium. Jac – who will be making his professional stage debut in the iconic role – will star alongside Jason Donovan and Sheridan Smith, who have previously been … [Read more...]
Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group have announced that Jason Donovan will return to the London Palladium in the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to star as the Pharaoh. Jason made his defining stage performance as the title character of Joseph in the 1990s, also at the London Palladium, in a sold-out 18-month run which … [Read more...]
Michael Harrison and the Really Useful Group are delighted to announce that BAFTA and Olivier Award-winning actress Sheridan Smith will return to the West End this summer in the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium. Sheridan will play The Narrator, as the iconic musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice is … [Read more...]
Ballet star Sergei Polunin will present a new mixed programme at the London Palladium from 28 May to 1 June 2019. The programme will feature an international cast and creative team, including Polunin himself. The Box Office will open at 10.00am on Friday 14 December. Full casting and programme details will be announced early next year. Having previously danced with … [Read more...]
When Morgan Freeman graced the Oxford Union with his presence in 2015, he told the audience, perhaps half-jokingly, that The Shawshank Redemption was a box office flop partly because ‘shawshank redemption’ didn’t exactly roll off the tongue, and people would say ‘shanksham’ or ‘shimshock’. Here, in Snow White at the London Palladium, a seemingly long scene involving … [Read more...]
The film version of the multiple Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I: FROM THE LONDON PALLADIUM has become the biggest theatre event in cinemas of 2018 following yesterday’s (29th November 2018) screenings around the world. The production is expected to take $2.5m at the box office. In the UK the film … [Read more...]
Michael Harrison and The Really Useful Group are pleased to announce that Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the first major musical collaboration by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, is to be re-imagined in a brand new production at the iconic London Palladium in the summer of 2019. Opening on Wednesday 26 June, the new production will have an entirely … [Read more...]