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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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All-Star Cast Attend Media Launch of New WIND IN THE WILLOWS Musical

Cast of Wind in the Willows

The cast and creatives behind Julian Fellowes’ new musical adaption of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS gave theatre fans a first glimpse into the new musical at the official media launch at The Lowry on Monday. 

Fra Fee, Neil McDermott and Sophia Nomvete wowed guests with performances of three new musical numbers from the new British production, with theatre producer Jamie Hendry and lyrist Anthony Drewe providing a unique insight into the making of the project.

Based on the classic novel by Kenneth...

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THE HOLLYWOOD SPECIAL EFFECTS SHOW Heads to The Lowry

The Hollywood Special Effects Show

Go behind-the-scenes to discover the science and secrets of creating movie magic

The glitz, glamour and gore of Hollywood heads to The Lowry this weekend for an explosive half-term treat for all the family.

THE HOLLYWOOD SPECIAL EFFECTS SHOW takes you behind the scenes of the UK’s favourite films to discover the science and secrets of creating movie magic.

Billed as a family show suitable for children aged 6 or over, the 110 minute show is a showcase of horror effects, pyrotechnics and gore.

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THE DOCK LAUNCH NIGHT – The Lowry, Salford

The Dock Launch Night at The Lowry

Knock on the door, hang up your coat and grab a chair, THE DOCK is open!

As part of WEEK 53, the normally restricted backstage area of The Lowry known as THE DOCK, has opened to the public for the very first time.

The unseen space between the Lyric and Quays theatres has been transformed by artist David Shearing into a festival hub, acting as a bar, a pop-up café, a meeting place, a performance space and a place to hang out between festival events.

For those who haven’t heard of the festival,...

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First Look: Kit Harington in DOCTOR FAUSTUS

Kit Harington in rehearsals for Doctor Faustus. Picture Matt Humphrey

Kit Harington in rehearsals for DOCTOR FAUSTUS. Image Credit: Matt Humphrey

New images released of Kit Harington in rehearsals for his title role in DOCTOR FAUSTUS

Rehearsal images of the cast of DOCTOR FAUSTUS have been released ahead of opening night at Duke of York’s Theatre in London’s West End on Saturday 9 April.

Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the explosive new production stars GAME OF THRONES actor Kit Harington in the title role, alongside Olivier Award-winner Jenna Russell as Mephistophe...

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Pixie Lott To Star In BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

Matt Barber and Pixie Lott in rehearsals for Breakfast at Tiffany's. Credit: Sean Ebsworth Barnes

Matt Barber and Pixie Lott in rehearsals for Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Image Credit: Sean Ebsworth Barnes

Rehearsals have started for the UK tour of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S which stars Pixie Lott in the iconic role as Holly Golightly.

Based on the 1961 film starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, the romantic comedy tells the story of a young New York socialite who becomes interested in a young, penniless writer who has moved into her apartment building...

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What’s On at The Lowry in February 2016

Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical, A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing and Paddy McGuinness all head to The Lowry this month

The Lowry has released details of its upcoming shows with a whopping 29 shows performing at the award-winning venue during February.

From musicals and plays to stand-up comedy and live music events, The Lowry certainly has something for everyone this month. We’ve picked out a handful of the best shows for you to catch below.

Shrek The Musical

Shrek at the Lowry

Direct from the West End, SHREK THE MUSICAL tak...

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New Musical THE GIRLS Heads To The Lowry

The Original Calendar Girls and the cast of The Girls. Image Credit: Matt Crockett

The Original CALENDAR GIRLS and the cast of new musical THE GIRLS. Image Credit: Matt Crockett

Gary Barlow & Tim Firth’s long awaited new musical THE GIRLS premieres at The Lowry

Following its short preview run at Leeds, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s long awaited new musical THE GIRLS heads to The Lowry, Salford this week for its world premiere.

Based on the award-winning film and play Calendar Girls, THE GIRLS tells the story of a brave group of women who decide to appear nude for a Women’s In...

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Stage and Screen Legend Dame Angela Lansbury Honoured In New Show Looking for Lansbury

Looking For Lansbury copy

Fiona Jane Weston pays tribute to showbiz legend Dame Angela Lansbury in new show

Stage and screen legend Dame Angela Lansbury turns 90 years old on 16th October and there is no better way to celebrate the life and work of this remarkable woman than with a show.

Written by Fiona Jane Weston and Patrick Lambe, Looking for Lansbury looks back at the life of stage and screen icon Dame Angela Lansbury. From Auntie Mame to Murder She Wrote, Dame Angela Lansbury has graced our screens for over 60 yea...

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We Just Keep Going opens at Hen & Chickens Theatre

We Just Keep Going

We Just Keep Going starts its three week run at the Hen & Chickens Theatre in Islington this week, starring Elle van Knoll, Hilary Tones, Sam Parks and Scott Westwood.

Written and produced by Elle van Knoll, We Just Keep Going is a touching play about love, family and the fraught relationship between mother and daughter. Watching her daughter Ruby (Elle van Knoll) grow into a young adult, Susan (Hilary Tones) must find a way to forge their fragile relationship before it’s too late...

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