Now in its eighth year as the West End’s hottest annual fundraiser, join the cast of WEST END BARES as they strip off to see the Wizard in WEST END BARES: RUBY STRIPPERS at The Novello Theatre on Sunday 29 October with performances at 7.00pm and 9.30pm. Join the much-loved characters of Oz for an extraordinary night at WEST END BARES: RUBY STRIPPERS, which will see over 100 of the hottest performers from the West End stage and beyond, along with an array of celebrity hosts as they take to the … [Read more...]
Novello Theatre London Tickets, News & Reviews for Mamma Mia The Musical
Set on a Greek island paradise, this story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of Abba. Join the ultimate feel-good party as Mamma Mia! celebrates 15 years as the world's sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical.
Sophie’s quest to discover the father she’s never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they’ll never forget - all set to the timeless songs of Abba.
This irresistible, sunny, funny comedy musical has thrilled over 54 million people worldwide and there's never been a better time to see it. Whatever age you are, you can‘t help but have the time of your life at Mamma Mia!
Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.45pm
Matinees: Thursday and Saturday 3.00pm
Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Age Restrictions: Suitable for ages 5 and over.
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5 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4LD
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Novello Theatre London
Venue and Travel Information
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden
Tube Lines: Piccadilly
Directions from nearest tube: (5mins) Go right on Long Acre; turn right into Bow Street and after 100 metres turn left (Russell Street) then immediately right onto Catherine Street, where the theatre is located 100 metres down on the corner with Aldwych.
Railway Station: Charing Cross
Bus Numbers: (Aldwych) RV1, X68, 1, 6, 11, 13, 23, 59, 68, 87, 91, 139, 168, 171, 172, 188, 243; (Strand) 4, 9, 15, 26, 76, 176, 341
Night Bus Numbers: (Aldwych) 6, 23, 139, 188, 243, N1, N11, N13, N26, N47, N68, N87, N89, N91, N155, N171, N551, N343; (Strand) 176, 341, N9, N15, N21, N44, N76
Car Park: Drury Lane, Parker Street (7mins)
Within Congestion Zone: Yes
Venue Facilities: Air conditioned, Bar, Disabled toilets, Infrared hearing loop, Toilets and Wheelchair accessible
The Novello Theatre London: The theatre was constructed as one of a pair with the Aldwych Theatre, with each theatre being either side of the Waldorf Hotel, with both theatre being designed by W G R Sprague. The theatre opened on 22nd May, 1905 as the Waldorf Theatre and was renamed the Strand Theatre in 1909.
It was renamed again in 1911 as the Whitney Theatre before being re-named the Strand Theatre in 1913. In 2005, the theatre was renamed by owners Delfont Mackintosh as the Novello Theatre in honour of Ivor Novello.
The black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace had a run of 1337 performances in the 1940s, and Sailor Beware ran for 1231 performances from 1955. Stephen Sondheim”s musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opened on the same day as the assassination of the US President Kennedy, and then running for almost two years. In 1971 the comedy No Sex Please We’re British opened, remaining for over 10 years of its 16-year run before it transferred to the Garrick Theatre in 1982.
The theatre was extensively renovated in 1930 and once again in the early 1970s. For its 100th anniversary in 2005, the theatre had another extensive refurbishment. The current capacity is around 1,050. It reopened on 8th December 2005 with the Royal Shakespeare Company”s annual London season, playing to 4-week runs of Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Comedy Of Errors and As You Like It concluding in March 2006.
Production images have been released of the new cast of MAMMA MIA! who began performances on 12th June 2017 at London's Novello Theatre. The new cast includes Sara Poyzer as Donna, Georgina Castle as Sophie, Kate Graham as Tanya, Jacqueline Braun as Rosie, Richard Trinder as Sam, Alasdair Harvey as Harry, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart as Bill and Christopher Jordan-Marshall as Sky. Cast from 12th June 2017: Together with Sara Poyzer, Kate Graham, Jacqueline Braun, Richard Trinder, Alasdair Harvey, … [Read more...]
Joining the previously announced Sara Poyzer, Kate Graham, Jacqueline Braun, Richard Trinder, Alasdair Harvey, Dugald Bruce-Lockhart, Georgina Castle, Christopher Jordan-Marshall, Bobbie Little, Harriet Bunton, Damian Buhagiar, Nye Rees and Caroline Deverill in the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at London's Novello Theatre from Monday 12 June 2017, will be Alishia-Marie Blake, Stuart Hickey, Mark Isherwood, Matt Jordan-Pidgeon, Tyler Kennington, Madeleine Leslay, Natasha O’Brien, Alice … [Read more...]
Following the huge success of the previous ‘relaxed performance’ of MAMMA MIA! in 2013, the show’s producers and Mousetrap Theatre Projects (MTP) have decided to present a second ‘relaxed performance’ of the smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at 6pm on Wednesday 16th November at London’s Novello Theatre. The performance will be for families with one or more children with special needs. Relaxed performances are designed to provide an opportunity for people with autism, learning difficulties or other … [Read more...]
‘Magic ABBA in association with MAMMA MIA!’ is set to hit the airwaves at midday on Thursday 5th May. The pop-up digital radio station will celebrate the music of the Swedish pop legends 24 hours a day for 6 weeks and is brought to you by Magic Radio and MAMMA MIA!, the West End show inspired by the songs of ABBA. This is the place to get your ABBA fix! You’ll hear the likes of Dancing Queen, Super Trouper, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!, The Winner Takes it All, Take a Chance on Me, S.O.S and so many … [Read more...]
The global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! currently playing at London's Novello Theatre is extending its booking period until 22nd October 2016, taking the show through to its 18th year in London's West End. MAMMA MIA! stars Dianne Pilkington as Donna Sheridan, Mazz Murray as Tanya, Jo Napthine as Rosie, Gabriella Williams as Sophie Sheridan, James Darch as Sky, Richard Trinder as Sam, Alasdair Harvey as Harry, Charles Daish as Bill, Louise Young as Ali, Stephanie Fearon as Lisa, Dan … [Read more...]
You’ve got to hand it to the producers of Mamma Mia!, who sell an ‘original’ cast recording at the kiosks stationed in the foyer of the Novello Theatre. May I suggest ‘Abba Gold: Greatest Hits’ for anyone who truly wants the original music used in this long-running West End production? And whilst we are on the subject of the Novello, I take this opportunity to express gratitude to the front of house team at this theatre, who I found to be very pleasant and welcoming, … [Read more...]