REALLY USEFUL THEATRES BLOG
07 July 2014Read more
On Wednesday 17th June, the great and the good of West End theatre joined the cast and creative team from Made in Dagenham for a press day to launch the brand new show set to transform the Adelphi theatre this October.
02 July 2014Read more
On Monday 30th June the London Palladium hosted a press conference to launch the last ever Monty Python show. Journalists from around the world gathered to see the legendary British comedy troupe reveal the inside details about their upcoming production and reflect on how it all began.
27 June 2014Read more
We caught up with The Elephantom playwright Ben Power, associate director at the National Theatre, to chat about how the production came together, moving to the New London, and building a career in theatre.
04 June 2014Read more
We met with Ross Collins, author and illustrator of the much-loved The Elephantom picture book. The Elephantom theatre production opens at the New London at the end of June, fresh from a sold-out season at the National Theatre. He told us about getting involved in theatre, his working relationship with the production team, entertaining both adults and children, and pursuing a career as a writer and illustrator.
12 May 2014Read more
We sat down with The Elephantom’s extraordinarily talented co-directors, Finn Caldwell and Toby Olié, who also worked together on the smash hit War Horse. They told us about developing The Elephantom, moving to the New London theatre, and the intriguing career of a puppeteer.
07 April 2014Read more
The incredible Rufus Wainwright performed on April 6th for one night only at a packed Theatre Royal Drury Lane. No band; just Rufus, a grand piano and a couple of guitars. Seeing and hearing Rufus live is an experience like no other.
02 April 2014Read more
He starred as Simon Cowell in I Can’t Sing! at the London Palladium; before that, he was an EastEnder, starred in Downton Abbey, and stormed the West End in Shrek. We interviewed the fantastic Nigel Harman.
27 March 2014Read more
On Wednesday 26 March the iconic London Palladium welcomed a star-studded crowd to the much-anticipated opening night of ‘The X Factor musical’. We take you inside this exclusive event.
17 February 2014Read more
Hollywood legend John Travolta hit the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on Sunday February 16th. An enraptured crowd listened intently as he reflected on everything from his illustrious acting career, being a certified pilot, personal trials, and even his future hopes of Bond-villainy...
13 January 2014Read more
On Saturday 11 January 2014 Sylvester Stallone became what Frank Sinatra, Al Pacino and Bing Crosby had become before him: a West End sensation. The legendary London Palladium was full to bursting with a buzzing audience ready to watch, spellbound, as the engaging Jonathan Ross interviewed an intriguing Stallone. And then they had a question or two for the Hollywood superstar themselves.
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