The news that popular theatre director, Jamie Lloyd is to take up another residency is good news for the West End. He provided a string of star-led quality productions at the the Trafalgar Studios, at the Duke of York’s and his Harold Pinter season has been a big hit. It seems he’s now to present a season of plays at the Playhouse Theatre.
News from London's Theatreland.
Director Jamie Lloyd to Make 15,000 tickets Free to First Time Theatre Goers
By Phil Willmott Monday, August 5 2019, 10:48
Star spotting in London
By Charlotte O'Growney Wednesday, July 31 2019, 11:05
The West End is the perfect place to do some celebrity spotting, and right now a host of exciting performers are treading the boards. From pop sensations to theatrical legends, here are the most thrilling performers you can see on stage in the next few months…
Ten things you should know about BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES at the Roundhouse
By Monty Leigh Thursday, July 25 2019, 10:39
- The critically acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles is back after two sell out runs at the National Theatre, settling into the Roundhouse in Camden for a limited time.
- Barber Shop Chronicles is written by poet/playwright Inua Ellams and is pulsating with emotion, music and heart.
More on Producer Cameron Macintosh’s Les Miserables Manoeuvres
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, July 23 2019, 12:58
I’ve written several times here about my disappointment that the original production of Les Mis is to be replaced in the West End by an excellent but cheaper version, opening once its current home, the Queen’s theatre, has been refurbished and renamed the Sondheim Theatre.
The theatrical history of the soon-to-be Sondheim Theatre
By Charlotte O'Growney Monday, July 15 2019, 10:17
In 2015, Delfont Mackintosh Theatres owner Cameron Mackintosh proposed plans to purchase and redevelop the Ambassador’s Theatre, a redevelopment which would see the venue transformed into a flexible performance space fit to accommodate productions which needed a non-traditional stage.