Michael Sheen makes 72 hour Easter statement

The 72 hour rendition of the Passion ended in grand fashion with a giant wooden cross dragged through town before the crucifixion scene, by hometown actor Michael Sheen. Sheen returned to his place of birth, Port Talbot, Wales for the remake of Passion of Jesus Christ a marathon production to mark the Easter weekend. Sheen, […]

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The Tsar’s Bride Royal Opera House

A villain’s throat is slashed, a heroine is poisoned and goes mad and her lover is executed this all in The Tsar’s Bride, who would have guessed a royal wedding would have been so exhilarating. The 1899 work of Rimsky-Korsakov is now in a new setting in London at the Royal Opera House, and tells […]

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Calendar Girls opening in Liverpool

Recently becoming the most successful play of all time to tour the United Kingdom, Calendar Girls has now surpassed more at the box office than the original film with over £21 million in ticket sales. Liverpool will be a stop on the final tour that stars Jan Harvey, Debbie Chazen, June Watson, Rula Lenska and […]

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Police and Python opera

The unlikely pairing of The Police drummer, Stewart Copeland and Monty Python legend, Terry Jones will begin performing together in London this Friday. Their pairing will take the form of an operatic double which will be staged by the Royal Opera House’s contemporary department, known as ROH2, in the Linbury Studio Theatre. The two plays, […]

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Royal Opera House, Alice

Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s book, has grown up in many and marvellous ways.  The full-length ballet now playing at London’s Royal Opera House brings Alice and her adventures to the stage in an updated but faithful rendition of the characters and madcap action of the original.  Alice is older, but not too […]

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A New Shrek For The Big City!

Looking for a holiday?  Then look no further, for one of the best holiday destinations on the planet is right here, right on your doorstep!  There is no need to rack up a huge holiday bill, as well as expending the effort of traipsing half way round the world when a city so marvellous is […]

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Theatre History: The Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre is a 1400 seat theatre set in an imposing red brick building, based in London near Cambridge Circus and is located at the junction of Charing Cross Road and Shaftesbury Avenue. The design was considered to be quite original when it opened as it made use of heavy steel cantilevers, which were […]

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