Gossip

Resurrection for Flockhart's Philadelphia Story???
By Editorial Staff
What's ever become of the plans for the Calista "Ally McBeal" Flockhart-fronted revival of The Philadelphia Story? The much-anticipated production had dates and West End venue (the Shaftesbury)...
Rigg Too Grand for Humble Boy???
By Editorial Staff
Charlotte Jones' new play Humble Boy, a hit at the National's Cottesloe Theatre where it premiered last month, is readying for a West End transfer - with one major omission. Star Diana Rigg is ...
Broadway Peters Goes Gypsy in London???
By Editorial Staff
Broadway legend Bernadette Peters is being tipped for her long-awaited West End debut, in a new version of Stephen Sondheim's Gypsy. Peters' career has spanned four decades, embracing such ...
Briers & Whitfield Lead Bedroom Farce???
By Editorial Staff
Richard Briers and June Whitfield are believed to be lining up for a major West End revival of Sir Alan Ayckbourn's Bedroom Farce. Written back in 1975, it was Ayckbourn's first success at the ...
My Fair Martine in No-Show Relapse???
By Editorial Staff
Martine McCutcheon's initial National Theatre run as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady became famous more for McCutcheon's number of illness-related absences as her rave reviews. But since the Trevor ...
My One & Only Albery???
By Editorial Staff
A West End transfer for Chichester Festival's recent production of My One and Only, which has been on the cards for the past two months, could be nearing confirmation. Word is that the Gershwin ...
Dillane Returns as Professor George???
By Editorial Staff
Stage and screen star Stephen Dillane is being tipped to appear in the West End early next year, in Life after George by Melbourne playwright Hannie Rayson. The play concerns a charismatic pr
Madness Sweeps the West End???
By Editorial Staff
A musical portraying the rise of ska-pop band Madness is rumoured to be in production. It is also suggested that the band’s lead singer Suggs, and other group members, are acting in an advisory ...
Bean Back for ‘The Scottish Play’???
By Editorial Staff
Bean Back for ‘The Scottish Play’??? Sean Bean is strongly expected to make a West End return next summer in the lead role of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth. Although Bean is familiar to
O'Brien Tempted as Chitty Child Catcher???
By Editorial Staff
Richard O'Brien, the actor who created The Rocky Horror Show, is being hotly tipped for the Child Catcher's role in the forthcoming West End Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The production opens at ...