Those clever folk at Emma Holland PR caught many people’s attention recently by emailing a West End announcement with “The President is Coming to London” in the title line.
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Speculation Over a Trump visit to the UK Fuels Interest in a Classy New Production
By Phil Willmott Sunday, February 18 2018, 16:08
Enjoy English National Opera’s Recurring Dream
By Phil Willmott Sunday, February 18 2018, 13:02
Major opera productions usually only get a run of 3 – 5 performances when presented in major opera houses. These venues are usually so large that in one night the cast can play to the same amount of people as would see the production over a week in a normal size theatre.
Who’s who in Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s Production of THE TURN OF THE SCREW
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, January 9 2018, 13:08
The cast has been announced for THE TURN OF THE SCREW, a co-production between Regent’s Park’s Open Air Theatre, where it will play 22 – 30 June 2018, and English National Opera.
Craig Revel Horwood to play Miss Hannigan in Annie
By Phil Willmott Sunday, August 6 2017, 07:29
These days you need a star in a West End show to keep the box office busy. It wasn't always thus. Back in the 1980s producer Cameron Macintosh made the show itself the the main attraction with mega-hits like Les Miserables and it didn't particularly matter who was in it, the public were just excited to see Les Mis regardless of who happened to be playing Jean Vajean.
Who and what to expect in the West End's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
By Phil Willmott Wednesday, June 7 2017, 10:13
Full casting has been announced for Benedict Andrews’ production of Tennessee Williams’ steamy American drama Cat on a Hot Tin Roof which opens at Opening at the Apollo Theatre in July.
The central characters are a young married couple whose relationship is under considerable strain due to his latent homosexuality and the alcoholism which he develops whilst trying to hide it.