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The West End production of The King and I has just announced that it will be extending for three extra weeks at the London Palladium, now finishing on Saturday, 29 September 2018. 

Now dubbed the fastest selling musical theatre tour of all time, we're bringing you everything there is to know about this new musical by Olivier Award-winning dramatist, songwriter and screenwriter Tim Firth.

Brief Encounter has taken to screen and stage in the West End, in the Empire Cinema no less, and is ready to entertain London for months to come. The run isn’t urgently coming to an end, but September will be here in no time and you certainly don’t want to miss out on this classic. Here’s why you shouldn’t sit on this play and should get your tickets sharpish.

Jim Steinman's original musical Bat Out of Hell is returning to the London theatre scene next month and the hit production held a special event hosted by Planet Rock Radio to mark the show's relaunch. London Theatre Direct was lucky enough to be there on the scene last night to experience a hellishly good, spellbinding performance!

The immensely popular and world-renowned Russian theatre company will be returning to the London Coliseum this summer for a very short run.

English composer and musical theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber has just announced that the New London Theatre will be changing its name to the Gillian Lynne Theatre in honour of the dancing dame's extraordinary contribution to the arts.

This two-part chronicle, adapted by Mike Poulton, will be transferring to the West End from Stratford come June and originally ran at the RSC Swan Theatre last December. 

Opera North is bringing you an encore of their award-winning production Kiss Me, Kate in the form of a new UK tour and the cast has just been confirmed. Meet this powerhouse cast and crew. 

The National Theatre production of this "blistering new play" (New York Times) from Nina Raine will be making its way to the West End stage come May, following a sold-out run at the Dorfman Theatre. Consent was nominated for a Susan Blackburn Smith Award.

The circus is coming to town...again! Cirque Berserk! will be returning to the West End for a limited run at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 19 April 2018 until 7 May 2018.

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