The Hottest Theatre Tickets in Town

London Night Lights

From big-name musicals to award-winning plays, we take a look at the hottest theatre tickets in London’s West End

If you’re planning a trip to London over the next few months, no visit is complete without a trip to London’s West End.

Alongside Broadway in New York, London’s West End boasts the highest quality theatre in the world and with over 40 different productions to choose from, it’s not hard to see why.

Whether you fancy watching a big-name musical or an award-winning play, Londo...

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Interview Exclusive: Sophia Nomvete Chats About New Musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Sophia Nomveter as Mrs Otter in WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Sophia Nomvete talks to Frankly My Dear UK about her role at Mrs Otter in new musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

The highly anticipated new musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS finally makes its way to The Lowry this week and boy, does it look good.

Based on the book 1908 novel by Kenneth Grahame, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS tells the story of four woodland creatures – Ratty, Badger and Mole and Toad – as they embark on a series of adventures and misadventures caused by Toad’s exuberant and insatiable need...

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Theatre Review: ALL OR NOTHING – Opera House, Manchester


Poignant and full of energy, ALL OR NOTHING is the bittersweet tale of 60s Mod band The Small Faces

This review was originally written for The Reviews Hub.

Following in the wake of sixties jukebox musicals LET IT BE and SUNNY AFTERNOON, Carol Harrison brings the story of iconic mod band, The Small Faces to the stage.

Told from the perspective of original singer Steve Marriott, ALL OR NOTHING charts The Small Faces brief rise to fame from a gang of East London wannabes to legends of London’s sw...

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Theatre Review: SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL – Winter Gardens, Blackpool


          Amelia Lily, Suzanne Shaw, Helena Blackman and Liz McClarnon in SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL

Fun, bright and quirky, SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL captures the essence of the swinging sixties

SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL tells the story of five groovy girls as they come-of-age during the liberating 1960s when women started to gain independence in England...

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Comedy Review: Al Murray, The Pub Landlord: Let’s Go Backwards Together – The Lowry, Salford


Is it time to call last orders on The Pub Landlord or can he surprise us with a late night lock-in?

This review was originally written for The Reviews Hub.

Ever since Al Murray created The Pub Landlord back in 1994 at the Edinburgh Festival, the fictional publican has become known for his love of all things British...

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Theatre Review: RELATIVELY SPEAKING – The Lowry, Salford

Robert Powell as Philip and Liza Goddard as Shelia in RELATIVELY SPEAKING

Robert Powell as Philip and Liza Goddard as Shelia in RELATIVELY SPEAKING. Photo Credit: Nobby Clark

Smart, well-crafted and incredibly funny, RELATIVELY SPEAKING is a laugh-out-loud comedy full of misunderstandings and mistaken identity

When Alan Ayckbourn’s celebrated comedy RELATIVELY SPEAKING (originally titled MEET MY FATHER) first opened at the Duke of York’s Theatre in 1967, the critics hailed the arrival of a great new comic talent...

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BFI #LFF 2016: GLEASON Film Review


Frank, harrowing and incredibly heartbreaking, GLEASON tells the story of former football player Steve Gleason and his battle with ALS

Following its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, GLEASON makes its UK premiere at the 60th BFI London Film Festival.

GLEASON tells the story of former New Orleans Saints football player Steve Gleason and his battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a rare and incurable degenerative disease that slowly robs him of his motor functions inc...

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Theatre Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – The Lowry, Salford


Benjamin Dilloway as Mr Darcy and Tafline Steen as Elizabeth Bennet.                    Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Deborah Bruce’s revival of Simon Reade’s 2015 adaptation of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE is as witty and wonderful as ever

It is testament to Jane Austen’s unmistakable wit and wisdom that her work still continues to entertain audiences more than 200 years later. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE in particular remains a favourite, with the love story between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr...

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BFI #LFF 2016: ARRIVAL Film Review


Denis Villeneuve delivers his biggest and best work to date with ARRIVAL

Following the superior SICARIO (2015), Denis Villeneuve returns to the big screen with his latest feature film ARRIVAL, marking his biggest and best work to date.

Based on Ted Chiang’s short story STORIES OF YOUR LIFE, ARRIVAL tells the story of linguistics professor Dr. Louise Banks (Amy Adams) who is recruited by the US military led by Colonel Weber (Forest Whitaker) to assist in translating alien communications...

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BFI #LFF 2016: QUEEN OF KATWE Film Review

Walt Disney Pictures brings together an extraordinary cast for QUEEN OF KATWE, a remarkable true story about one girl’s grace and steely determination to create a better life for herself and her family.

Based on Tim Crothers’ book THE QUEEN OF KATWE: ONE GIRL’S TRIUMPHANT PATH TO BECOMING A CHESS CHAMPION and inspired by a true story, QUEEN OF KATWE tells the story of Phiona Mutesi, an illiterate girl from Uganda who pursues her dream of becoming a chess champion.

The story begins in 2007 w...

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