Let’s forget all this cold weather and look forward to the sunny freshness of Spring which, fingers crossed, is just around the corner. A sure sign that it really is close is the fact that bluebell buds are in abundance in my local woods and we are thinking of Easter Theatre Breaks! Easter Theatre Breaks During the Easter school holidays London has lots to offer in the way of theatre
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Book your Mum a Theatre Break Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 26th March this year, so still plenty of time to organise a beautiful fun-filled spring weekend away for the most important woman in your life – your Mum! Need some help with gift ideas? Look no further … Great shows for Mother and Daughters : This year there’s a “new girl on the block” with Gary Barlow’s The Girls based
Romance is in the air on the weekend of 13 – 14th February 2016. Beat the last minute rush and book your Valentine’s Day Theatre Break now to get the best out of what London has to offer.
Christmas is coming and here’s a round-up of what there is to see… For those of you who like the traditional Christmas pantomime, make you way to the London Palladium to see an all-star cast in Cinderella. What better way to round off a day of frantic shopping in Oxford Street than to flop down on a theatre seat and forget real-life for a couple of hours. With Britian’s Got
Familiar TV faces will be in the all-star cast of Stepping Out when it steps out on the Vaudeville theatre’s stage next Spring. ITV’s BGT judge Amanda Holden will join Tamsin Outhwaite, Angela Griffin, Tracey-Ann Oberon and Nicola Stephenson in a short tour of Richard Harris’ play Stepping Out, including Bath, Chichester and Richmond, before the heart-warming comedy opens in the West End in March 2017. Harris’ ingenious writing weaves a wonderfully funny
NOW CLOSED A new play, The Seven Acts of Mercy, by Anders Lustgarten has its UK premiere this winter opening at the Swan theatre in November 2016.
NOW CLOSED Alphra Behn’s restoration comedy of seduction and intrigue ,The Rover, returns to Stratford-upon-Avon’s Swan Theatre’s after a 30 year absence
NOW CLOSED Who would you forsake for love? Deep friendship is threatened in Fletcher & Shakespeare’s play based on the Chaucer poem The Knight’s Tale opening in August 2016.
NOW CLOSED A re-imagining of The Tempest is the ideal introduction to one of William Shakespeare’s most celebrated works opening in Stratford upon Avon in November 2016
Ben Jonson’s comedy of human greed, The Alchemist, opens at the Swan Theatre in May 2016
Your chance to see one of Shakespeare’s rarely seen romances, Cymbeline, in the world famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Tracie Bennett leads the cast in new musical Mrs Henderson Presents at the Noel Coward theatre.
Considered by many as Congrieve’s best comedy Love for Love opens at the Swan theatre in October 2016
Starring Stephen Merchant and Steffan Rhodri, Richard Bean’s new comedy The Mentalists premiere’s at the Wyndham’s theatre in July 2015
A riot of colour, vibrancy and sheer beauty. Beyond Love, Beyond Passion… Beyond Bollywood opens at the London Palladium in May 2015
Based on the classic 1988 comedy film, the stage version of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has found recent success on London’s West End and will be spreading its sophistication over Cardiff this August.
Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical in Cardiff is this year’s must-see show for all the family
Cole Porter’s classic musical High Society returns to London and you’re invited to the wedding of the year – what a swell party it’s going to be!
When TV actress Pepa’s boyfriend dumps her for no apparent reason, it propels into the day from hell where Pepa finds her stress levels reaching new heights in the musical version of Women of the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.
Plagued by debt, tormented by writer’s block and in desperate need of a new hit, promising new playwright Will Shakespeare finds his muse in the form of passionate young noblewoman, Viola De Lesseps.
A Let it Be Theatre Break is a spectacular theatrical concert jam-packed with forty of the Fab Four’s greatest hits!
A Jacobian tale of excessive greed easily lends itself to modern day London life in Trevor Nunn’s production of Volpone at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in July 2015
Religious hypocrisy and personal vengeance threaten the future of peace on a small island nation when The Jew of Malta opens at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre in March 2015.
Rightly regarded as one of Shakespeare’s finest tragedies, Othello is set to be one of the highlights of the RSC’s 2015 summer season