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NEWS: Finborough’s Thérèse Raquin to transfer to Islington’s Park Theatre

Therese Raquin - Photo Darren Bell

Following a sell-out run at Finborough Theatre, where it continues until Saturday 19 April, a new musical adaptation of Émile Zola’s classic French novel Thérèse Raquin will transfer to Park200 at Park Theatre for a limited 4 week run from Wednesday 30 July 2014 19th Century Paris. Behind the counter of a small dusty haberdasher’s shop near the Seine sit Madame ...

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NEWS: Ushers – The Front of House Musical gets West End extension

UShers - Front of House Musical

After receiving a clutch of 5-star rave reviews and great audiences in a late night slot, USHERS: The Front of House Musical has been promoted! USHERS: The Front of House Musical will now get a month-long West End residency as the main show at Charing Cross Theatre from Tuesday 13 May to Saturday 7 June. Set in the West End ...

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NEWS: Tmesis Theatre announce family workshops for Physical Fest


Liverpool’s Tmesis Theatre and Physical Fest are back for 2014 and this year Physical Fest - the only festival of its kind in Europe, celebrates its 10th consecutive annual outing since its launch back in 2005. This year’s festival runs between Fri 23 – Sat 31 May 2014 and for the first time ever, will feature Young Physical Fest;  a ...

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NEWS: World premier of new David Haig play at the Royal Lyceum


The Royal Lyceum in Edinburgh is to present the world première of Pressure, a new play by David Haig. An intense real-life thriller centred on the most important weather forecast in the history of warfare. Scottish meteorologist, Group Captain James Stagg (played by David Haig), son of a Dalkeith plumber, must advise General Eisenhower on when to give the order ...

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NEWS: Scottish Opera Appoints Music Adviser

Sir Thomas Allen in rehearsals for Don Giovanni with Scottish Opera Photo Credit Bart Madejski

World-famous baritone Sir Thomas Allen has been appointed Music Adviser to Scottish Opera. He will provide high level input and advice on musical and artistic matters while the Company continues the process of recruiting a Music Director. A graduate of the Royal College of Music, Sir Thomas made his performing debut at the Royal Opera House in 1971 and quickly ...

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NEWS: Boys and Samuels to star in Bolton Octagon’s Love Story


Producers have today announced that  TV talent show stars Daniel Boys and Lauren Samuels will join the Octagon Theatre, Bolton cast of  Howard Goodall's musical adaptation of Love Story. Inspired by Erich Segal’s best-selling novel and subsequent hit film,  Love Story is widely regarded as one of the most romantic and moving films of all time. Taking on the role of ...

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NEWS: Scottish Opera take Madama Butterfly on the road

Madama Butterfly Promo Image, credit Scottish Opera.

Scottish Opera brings one of the world’s most popular operas to Scotland this May as Puccini’s Madama Butterfly opens in Edinburgh before going on to perform in Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen and Belfast. The production will make a return to Glasgow in July to perform in the city during the Commonwealth Games. Internationally acclaimed Scottish director, Sir David McVicar’s unflinching production ...

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