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Damn Yankees, Landor Theatre, London

Landor Theatre, London: Sport and the theatre don't often go together, but the two worlds collided at Clapham's Landor pub. While the bar was packed with football fans watching that day's matches on the big screens around the room, upstairs musical fans w

Gypsy - Chichester Festival Theatre

Rose Hovick has big plans for her two little daughters. Baby June is the innocent star of her show, and across the shabby stages of far-flung American towns Momma Rose plans to keep her that way. But year on year times are changing, June is growing up

Imelda Staunton's Gypsy: The archetypal showbiz mother from hell

Imelda Staunton looks as though she's just run a half marathon – glistening, a bit wrung-out, and ready to flop – when, with director Jonathan Kent, she enters the cafeteria at 3 Mills Studios in London's East End.

Miracle on 34th Street - UK Tour

Based on the classic Christmas film, this musical production is heading off on tour again following last year's UK premier. It is the heart-warming story of Susan who dreams of a father and brother to make her family whole and Kris Kringle who claims

Love Story - Union Theatre

Brilliant fringe musical theatre venue the Union Theatre continues its programme with the second in a row of shows with music from Howard Goodall. The 'Vicar of Dibley' composer's 'The Dreaming' finished its run two weeks ago and now this piece, with musi

Review: Love Story (Union Theatre)

'Much as I admire it, I still can't write a love song to Love Story'

David Byrne on his Imelda Marcos musical

There was no sudden flash of inspiration that told me I needed to do a disco musical about Imelda Marcos. The idea didn't arrive fully formed, but came into focus gradually. Here's how this improbable thing started.

Review: Evita, Dominion Theatre

Apart from last fortnight’s excellent outing to King Charles III, I rarely venture into the West End.

In Pictures: Miss Saigon turns 25

Champagne, glitter and Cameron Mackintosh driving Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil on stage in a white Cadillac; last night was the Miss Saigon 25th anniversary gala performance and with many of the cast and audience in tears by the end of the e

In rehearsal: Made In Dagenham

She has played Bond girls on screen, tragic heroines on stage and even showcased her presenting skills at this year’s Olivier Awards with MasterCard, but next month marks the debut of a skill as yet unseen by one of the UK’s most high profile actors.