Theatre News

Actor Kenny Ireland dies aged 68
By Michael Coveney · 31 Jul 2014

The former artistic director of the Royal Lyceum, best known for his role in TV comedy Benidorm, has passed away

Lily Allen dropped from Bridget Jones musical
By Rosie Bannister · 31 Jul 2014

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

Sita McIntosh joins WhatsOnStage as chief operating officer
By Editorial Staff · 31 Jul 2014

McIntosh will join the company in August

Cast announced for first London revival of David Hare's Vertical Hour
By Rosie Bannister · 31 Jul 2014

Nigel Douglas's production at the Park Theatre includes a former Doctor Who star

Full cast announced for Chichester's Gypsy starring Imelda Staunton
By Rebecca Donn · 30 Jul 2014

Gemma Sutton and Dan Burton are among those joining Staunton, Lara Pulver and Kevin Whately

Summer Strallen, Anton du Beke and Dianne Pilkington lead one-off charity cabaret
By Rosie Bannister · 30 Jul 2014

The trio will be joined by a host of West End stars in The Philippine Dream at the Leicester Square Theatre, held in aid of the Tuloy Foundation in Manila

Infographic: SOLT report reveals London theatre makes more money than cinema
By Ben Hewis, Rosie Bannister · 30 Jul 2014

This was one of the findings of the London Theatre Report 2014, which also discovered that the average ticket price in London fell by more than £1 in 2012/13

Casting announced for Paul Miller's inaugural Orange Tree production
By Rebecca Donn · 29 Jul 2014

Ellie Piercy leads the cast of DH Lawrence's The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd

Really Useful Group takes legal action against cancelled US Superstar tour producers
By Rosie Bannister · 29 Jul 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's company is taking action against Michael Cohl's Options Clause Entertainment to recover costs

Natalie Casey stars in Albion at the Bush
By Rebecca Donn · 28 Jul 2014

The WhatsOnStage Award-winner will lead the cast of Chris Thompson's play