Gossip

Nichols Inspired by Hoagy for New Musical???
By Editorial Staff
Playwright Peter Nichols is reportedly working on a new musical. Nichols has been enjoying a tremendous resurgence since the Donmar Warehouse revived his 1981 drama Passion Play last year. That went ...
Unknown Strikes it Big in Bombay???
By Editorial Staff
While other big-budget London musicals fish in the same small pool for high-profile female leads, Andrew Lloyd-Webber's Bombay Dreams seems to be taking a different tack, having reportedly ...
Kendal Replaces Rigg in West End Humble Boy???
By Editorial Staff
As previously tipped in The Goss, Diana Rigg isn’t too keen to transfer with Charlotte Jones’ Humble Boy from the National to the West End. Not that producers seem too concerned. Her mooted ...
My Fair but Unwell Martine Bows Out???
By Editorial Staff
After a rocky run at the National where her understudy performed more often than she did, Martine McCutcheon seemed to be settling into her role as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady at the Theatre ...
Kylie, Keanu & More Elbow in on Right Size???
By Editorial Staff
Much has been made of the clever casting employed by The Right Size with The Play What I Wrote – a new mystery celebrity guest appearing each night in the fictitious Morecambe and Wise tribute show....
Denise Truly Tempted by Chitty Role???
By Editorial Staff
Denise Van Outen is said to be in the running for the role of Truly Scrumptious in the world premiere musical stage adaptation of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, which opens at the London Palladium on 16 ...
Blair & Rushdie Are Private Whatsonstage.com Fans???
By Editorial Staff
Last night's performance of Private Lives at the West End's Albery Theatre was a star-studded affair - and not just because of the stellar cast of Alan Rickman, Lindsay Duncan, Emma Fielding and Adam ...
Spiro Sharpens Up for New Sweeney???
By Editorial Staff
Fans of Samantha Spiro's star turn in the Donmar Warehouse's revival of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along have been wondering when they'll be able to catch her next musical. The good news is ...
Doyle's Guess Who Hits London via Dublin???
By Editorial Staff
A new Irish comedy by Roddy Doyle could be headed for London after winning rave reviews at this month's Dublin Festival. Guess Who's Coming for Dinner is loosely based on the 1967 Hollywood ...
Rickman & Duncan Broadway-bound with Private Lives???
By Editorial Staff
Howard Davies' revival of Noel Coward's 1929 Private Lives, one of the few West End productions which seems to be unaffected by the post-terrorist tourist downturn, is hotly tipped for a Broadway ...