Leicester Theatre News and Reviews

Dame Maggie Smith to appear on The Graham Norton Show with Justin Bieber
The acting legend is set to make her first British chat show appearance in 42 years
Legally Blonde in new Leicester Curve season
The Leicester Curve's new season features a brand new production of the hit musical
Irish playwright Brian Friel dies aged 86
Friel was the author of plays such as Dancing at Lughnasa and Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Test your theatre knowledge: Julie Andrews
To celebrate the 80th birthday of Julie Andrews, test your knowledge of the Dame with our quiz
26 theatre openings that should be on your radar in October
We take a look at some of the major theatre openings around the UK
The Famous Victories of Henry V (RSC tour)
This RSC schools production proves tremendous fun
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tour)
By Michael Davies
The UK tour of Jerry Mitchell's award-winning musical hits the ground running
Beautiful Thing (Tour)
By Jack Revell
The 20th anniversary revival of Jonathan Harvey's play receives another outing
Blood (Tour)
By Jack Revell
An engaging take on the timeless tale of teenage adversity from Tamasha Theatre Company
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (Leicester Curve)
The new musical based on Sue Townsend's much-loved character has "flashes of brilliance"