Stars on Stage: Where to see your favourites

Theatreland is full to the brim of famous faces. We take a look at who’s performing in what, when and where.

Nicole Scherzinger – Cats

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The former Pussycat Doll makes her West End debut on 6 December at the London Palladium in the lead role of Grizabella (originally played by Elaine Paige) in Andrew Lloyd Webber's rewritten revival.

Neil Morrissey, Robert Webb, Ade Edmondson and Miles Jupp – Neville's Island

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You can catch this familiar comic foursome in Tim Firth's Neville's Island, playing at the Duke of York's Theatre from now until 3 January 2015.

Lindsay Lohan – Speed-the-Plow

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The Mean Girls star is appearing as Karen in David Mamet's play, directed by Lindsay Posner. It's currently playing the the Playhouse Theatre until 29 November, with good availability.

Ronan Keating – Once

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Stage door keepers will be trembling in their boots as The Boyzone star prepares to take on the leading role of Guy in the award-winning screen-to-stager at the Phoenix Theatre. Keating assumes the role on 17 November until the show closes on 21 March 2015.

Gemma Arterton – Made in Dagenham

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The former Bond girl stars in the musical adaptation of the popular 2010 film at the Adelphi Theatre, stepping into Sally Hawkins' shoes as strike leader Rita O'Grady. The show is currently in previews ahead of its official opening on 5 November, and is currently booking until 28 March 2015.

Robert Lindsay – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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The showbiz veteran has been starring in Jerry Mitchell's acclaimed production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre since April and will continue 'stealing the show' as Lawrence Jameson until at least next March.

Beverley Knight – Memphis the Musical

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The soul star is fast becoming a West End regular, having followed up her role in The Bodyguard with a critically-acclaimed performance opposite Killian Donnelly in Broadway import Memphis.

James McAvoy – The Ruling Class

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The Mac is back! Following his gritty Macbeth last year, the Scottish star is reuniting with Jamie Lloyd on a rare revival of The Ruling Class, which runs at Trafalgar Transformed from 16 January to 11 April 2015.

Catherine Tate – Assassins

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Comedy and musical theatre fans won't want to miss Tate's turn as Gerald Ford's would-be assassin Sara Jane Moore in Jamie Lloyd's (yep, him again) upcoming revival of Sondheim's classic at the Menier Chocolate Factory, where it runs from 21 November 2014 until 8 February 2015.

Arthur Darvill – Treasure Island

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The Doctor Who actor, recently seen in Once, makes his National Theatre debut as Long John Silver in its upcoming Christmas production of the classic story, adapted by Bryony Lavery and directed by Polly Findlay. It opens on 3 December in the NT Olivier.

Tamsin Greig – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

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Green Wing and Episodes star Greig will return to the West End as Pepa in Bartlett Sher's production of the screen-to-stage musical at the Playhouse Theatre from 16 December 2014 until 9 May 2015.

Benedict Cumberbatch – Hamlet

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The much-loved Sherlock star caused box office chaos when tickets for his Hamlet at the Barbican went on sale. But if you've missed out, panic not – more will be going on sale before the run commences next August.

Emma Thompson – Sweeney Todd

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The beloved actress will reprise her performance as Mrs Lovett, alongside opera star Bryn Terfel as Sweeney, when the concert performance transfers to the London Coliseum on 30 March 2015. Several performances are sold out but there is still some availability.

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