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  • Sinatra: The Man and His Music at the London Palladium

    21 July 2015

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    An amazing time was had by all at the opening night of Sinatra: The Man and His Music at the world famous London Palladium last night, 65 years after he made his UK debut on the same stage in 1950.

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  • Review Recap: Whose Line is it Anyway? LIVE, Adelphi Theatre

    23 June 2015

    Hosted by chairman Clive Anderson and featuring old favourites Greg Proops, Josie Lawrence, Brad Sherwood and Colin Mochrie, Whose Line is it Anyway? has had audiences in stitches since the opening night on Saturday. 

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  • The London Palladium - opening our doors to music and variety seven nights a week

    18 June 2015

    The London Palladium will be going back to its roots to concentrate on variety, rock and pop, short-run theatre and comedy performances.

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  • BAFTA TV 2015 winners announced at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

    11 May 2015

    Yesterday evening (10th May 2015) saw the Theatre Royal Drury Lane play host to the BAFTA TV Awards 2015.

    Winners included Jason Watkins and Georgina Campbell, who won Leading Actor and Leading Actress awards in The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies & Murdered by My Boyfriend respectively; critically acclaimed American crime drama True Detective received the International Series award; and in the Sport and Live Event category, BBC Two’s WW1 Remembered – From the Battlefield & Westminster Abbey took home the BAFTA trophy.

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  • Texas at the London Palladium

    07 May 2015

    Your Reaction: Texas LIVE at the London Palladium

    Sharleen Spiteri and Texas took to the stage of the London Palladium this Saturday (2nd May 2015) to mark 25 years of hit records in front of a 2,000 strong audience.

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  • When Comic Relief came to the London Palladium

    09 April 2015

    Friday 31st March saw the London Palladium host this year’s Comic Relief for an evening of not only outstanding, but record-breaking entertainment.

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  • Behind their scenes… with the Master Carpenter

    27 October 2014

    Michael Shaw is the newly installed Master Carpenter at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Before that he was Deputy Carpenter at the London Palladium, so he’s firmly part of the Really Useful Theatres furniture! He told us all about how he started out in theatre and carved out a great career in two of the West End’s most prestigious theatres, insights into how this unique job works, advice for people starting out, and the huge stars he’s come across… 

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  • The Lord of the Dance is Back

    03 September 2014

    On Wednesday 3rd September press and stars of the entertainment world flocked to the London Palladium for the press night of Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games.

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  • Dangerous Games at the Palladium

    21 August 2014

    The best-selling dance show of all time launched at the London Palladium on 21st August 2014.  Press and special guests joined Michael Flatley for breakfast to get a sneak preview of the brand new ‘Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games’

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  • Cats returns to London’s West End

    13 August 2014

    On July 7th 2014 Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical sensation Cats returned to the West End! It wasn’t until the music started up and the breathtakingly costumed cast began prowling around the iconic Palladium stage – appearing in every look and movement like enormous cats - that it dawned quite how much we’d missed it. 

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