Tudor girl-band concert Six set to be first musical to reopen in West End

The vibe among socially distanced audiences in a reduced-capacity Lyric will undoubtedly be different, but the announcement heralds the gradual reopening of an unrecognisably quiet West End, where footfall this summer was down by 63% on the previous year. Next month, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap – the longest-running play in London and, indeed, the world […]

‘Whoa, this is heavy!’ Back to the Future musical to open in London next year

The show previews from 14 May at the Adelphi theatre, owned by Andrew Lloyd Webber. On Tuesday, the composer and impresario borrowed a song title from his hit show The Phantom of the Opera when he told the parliamentary select committee that Covid had brought the arts sector to “the point of no return”. Lloyd […]

Six West End theatres will reopen next month with temperature checks, face masks and more legroom as seats are removed to improve social distancing

The venues will use the following measures:The audience will be socially distanced with seats removed, giving patrons more legroom.Patrons will have fill out a health questionnaire before they arrive. if you feel unwell before the play, Nimax will offer you a refund or a change of date until 10am on the day of the performance. Temperature checks […]

You can always get what you want: Rolling Stones open London shop

It will be a place where the committed fan can consider spending £535 on a Rolling Stones-themed crystal decanter, £110 on a “Stones red” bomber jacket or £15 on a face mask made from cotton or, for £10 more, silk. Big tongues are everywhere, mostly red, occasionally leopard print.

TALK OF THE TOWN: Garrick Club set to end 187-year ban on women

The only problem is he can’t find fish fingers on sale anywhere near his home in Provence. ‘Have you ever tried to buy fish fingers in a gastronomique area of France?’ he says. ‘I did ask and someone just shook their head at me.’

Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss Hit Musical ‘Six’ Heads To Broadway In 2020

Related Story Broadway General Manager Nathan Gehan Launches ShowTown Theatricals Firm “We are UNBELIEVABLY excited about Six coming to Broadway, like actually what is going on!,” said writers Marlow and Moss said in a statement. “We are so grateful that we get to share our show with an even wider audience, especially somewhere as iconic […]

You CAN always get what you want! The Rolling Stones’ flagship store on London’s iconic Carnaby Street opens its doors tomorrow selling merchandise and music from the famous rock band

In a statement, the band said: ‘We’re hugely disappointed to have to postpone the tour. We are sorry to all the fans who were looking forward to it as much as we were, but the health and safety of everyone has to take priority. We will all get through this together — and we’ll see […]

Musical interlude: London stage creeps back to life

Theatergoers sit keeping a social distance as a precaution against the transmission of the novel coronavirus ahead of the start of Sleepless the Musical at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre in London on September 10, 2020. Photo: AFP ‘Give us a date!’ 

Star-studded cast of Covid-19 escapees return for Kiwi musical theatre tour

“It’s a real gift, the joy associated with this job. I’m a proud Māori man and I love my homeland. I never would have left if I could have had a career here.”

‘The rug can be pulled any time’ – how indie music has adapted during Covid

“It’s been really exciting launching new careers and getting loads of coverage in the media and press and radio,” says Edwards. “But obviously with more established acts that are going into album two and three, we’ve hit some brick walls.