Peter Darling

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory extends to June 2016
By Editorial Staff

The show enjoyed a bumper Christmas period at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Gillian Elisa takes over from Ann Emery as Grandma in Billy Elliot

Emery originated the role and worked with all 39 Billys

Billy Elliot Live tops UK cinema box office
By Nicole Goldstein

The live broadcast of the screen-to-stage musical was the highest-grossing cinema release this week

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory extends booking, passes a million tickets sold
By Editorial Staff

The WhatsOnStage Award-winning musical is now booking until October 2015

Lily Allen dropped from Bridget Jones musical

The singer had written a number of songs for the project, which workshopped back in 2010 with Sheridan Smith in the title role

Craige Els takes over as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda

Els joins the new cast of the WhatsOnStage Award-winning show in September

Billy Elliot returns to screen roots with live cinema broadcast

The show, which has been running in the West End for nine years, will be broadcast in cinemas on 28 September

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The blockbuster new Roald Dahl musical at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane proves a faithful yet inventive treat, says Michael Coveney