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Situated on the River Thames by Tower Bridge and City Hall, the Bridge Theatre focuses on the production of new work as well as staging the occasional classic, with productions including Young Marx, Julius Caesar, Nightfall, My Name Is Lucy Barton starring Laura Linney, Alan Bennett’s Allelujah! and Martin McDonagh’s A Very Very Very Dark Matter.
West End, Present
UK/Ireland Tour, 2013 – 2015 & 2018 – 2019
International Tour, 2016 – 2017
“Still a phenomenon after twelve years in the West End” (The Daily Telegraph) and already the 14th longest running show in West End theatre history, the London production premiered on 27 September 2006 (with previews from 7 September) and has now played over 5000 performances at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Wicked has been hailed as “a magical adventure that casts its spell on young and old” (Metro) and “the biggest new musical London has seen in years” (BBC London News).
Wicked is the winner of two coveted Olivier Audience Awards, an Evening Standard Theatre Award; a Visit London Gold Award; and nine WhatsOnStage Awards including Best West End Show (twice) and Best New Musical. More recently, Wicked has been named as London’s No.1 Long-Running Show by BritishTheatre.com, awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor® and is the first ever UK stage production to earn coveted Reader Recommendations from Good Housekeeping and Cosmopolitan magazines.
English Touring Theatre is one of the UK’s most successful and exciting production companies. Led by Director Richard Twyman, the company works with leading artists to stage an eclectic mix of new and classic work for audiences throughout the UK and overseas; theatre that is thrilling, popular and, above all, entertaining.
The company primarily produces work for larger theatres and on average, tours 4 plays a year alongside other projects nationwide.
At the heart of everything the company does is the passionately held belief that people everywhere in this country expect and deserve the very highest quality of work.
Directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and adapted by Mike Poulton (Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies), the Imperium plays feature Olivier and Tony Award-winner Richard McCabe (The Audience) as Cicero and Joseph Kloska (The Crown, RSC’s Written on the Heart) as Tiro.
Come From Away
Discover the remarkable true story of a small town that welcomed the world.
WINNER! BEST MUSICAL ACROSS NORTH AMERICA CRITICS’ PICK – NEW YORK TIMES
As it continues sold-out, record-breaking engagements on Broadway, across the USA and in Canada, Come From Away will land for its UK premiere at London’s Phoenix Theatre from 30th January 2019.
This joyous new musical shares the incredible real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11, and the small Newfoundland community that invited these ‘come from aways’ into their lives.
As uneasiness turned into trust and music soared into the night, gratitude grew into friendships and their stories became a celebration of hope, humanity and unity.
Awarded the Tony® for Best Direction of a Musical, Christopher Ashley’s production guides audiences through a colourful and spirited cast of characters, brought to life by Tony® and Grammy® nominated writing team Irene Sankoff and David Hein.
We are so proud to be a part of the bright and exciting future of Kiln Theatre (formerly the Tricycle). The new brand and season reflects their dedication to celebrating the world’s unheard voices, creating a place of energy, creativity and stories in Kilburn.
A new musical based on the authorised biography of Dusty Springfield, featuring many of her blazingly soulful pop hits, including I Only Want to Be with You, Son of a Preacher Man and You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me.
With a fiercely funny and emotionally charged script from BAFTA and Olivier nominated writer Jonathan Harvey (Beautiful Thing, Coronation Street), DUSTY celebrates the extraordinary and vivacious woman whose timeless voice immortalised her as “One of Britain’s most successful female singers” (The Telegraph).
Olivier Award-winner Maria Friedman (Merrily We Roll Along, Stepping Out) directs Katherine Kingsley (Piaf, Singin’ in the Rain) in a career-defining performance that celebrates the music of a lifetime.
Following its sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Munby’s explosive revival of Shakespeare’s epic tragedy moves to the West End with a celebrated cast led by Ian McKellen as the embittered monarch in a fractured kingdom.
With its intimate staging, this contemporary, dystopian production places audiences at the centre of the storm as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with shocking ends.
West End, Present
UK Tour 2018 -2019
With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this “dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting” (Time Out) musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.
Inspired by true events, this joyous story of Brit grit to high-heeled hit takes you from the factory floor to the glamorous catwalks of Milan in a feel-good and heart-warming tale of friendship, filled with joy, laughter, stunning costumes and heart-stopping choreography.
This hilarious musical has high-kicked its way into London’s glittering West End as the ultimate fun night out.
Pinter at the Pinter
“My writing life has been one of relish, challenge, excitement.” (Harold Pinter)
The Jamie Lloyd Company presents an extraordinary season of Harold Pinter’s one-act plays on the tenth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner’s death, performed in the theatre that bears his name.
Pinter at the Pinter is a unique event featuring all twenty short plays written by the greatest British playwright of the 20th Century. They have never been performed together in a season of this kind.
The twenty plays will be presented in repertoire by a company of world-class creatives, many of whom were Harold Pinter’s friends and collaborators. The cast includes Ron Cook, Danny Dyer, Martin Freeman, Tamsin Greig, Jane Horrocks, Celia Imrie, John Macmillan, Emma Naomi, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Abraham Popoola, David Suchet and Nicholas Woodeson.
Direction is by Jamie Lloyd, Patrick Marber, Lyndsey Turner, Ed Stambollouian and Lia Williams.
Featuring the famous works A Kind of Alaska, One for the Road, The Dumb Waiter, The Lover and The Collection, Pinter at the Pinter promises an unforgettable celebration of the “most influential, provocative and poetic dramatist of his generation” (The Guardian).
An American In Paris
West End, 2017
An American In Paris, the breathtakingly beautiful new Broadway musical about love, hope and living your dreams, opened at London’s stunningly restored Dominion Theatre to standing ovations from the public and an incredible collection of 21 five-star rave reviews from the critics (including The Guardian, The Times, The Sunday Times, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, Financial Times, Daily Express, Sunday Express, City AM, WhatsOnStage, The Stage and the Radio Times).
Winner of 4 Tony® Awards on Broadway, this “wildly successful stage adaptation” (Financial Times) of the classic MGM film musical “soars to exhilarating heights of brilliance that must be seen to be believed” (Mail on Sunday) and is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, written by Craig Lucas and designed by Bob Crowley.
Acclaimed as “the most elegant, exuberant and tuneful musical in town” (Sunday Express), the production features many of George and Ira Gershwin’s most beloved songs (including I Got Rhythm, ‘S Wonderful, I’ll Build a Stairway To Paradise, But Not For Me, The Man I Love and They Can’t Take That Away from Me).
“An impassioned love-letter to art and life” (The Daily Telegraph), An American In Paris finds a young American GI pursuing his dream to make it as a painter in the aftermath of war. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer, the ‘City of Light’ becomes the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love.
Les Enfants Terribles
Jointly led by Oliver Lansley and James Seager Les Enfants Terribles is dedicated to creating original, innovative and exciting theatre. Known for its striking visual aesthetic and innovative use of props, puppetry and live music. LET is constantly striving to explore new ways of telling stories and immersing audiences in the weird and wonderful worlds created by its shows.
Its work includes award-winning, international stage shows such as The Trench, The Terrible Infants and ground-breaking immersive work including Olivier-nominated Alice’s Adventures Underground.