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Eugenius 4 Laura Baldwin as Janey and Rob Houchen as Eugene Photo Scott Rylander.jpg

Laura Baldwin as Janey and Rob Houchen as Eugene in Eugenius! (Photo: Scott Rylander)

MAMMA MIA! So much happened this week

Carly-Ann Clements

By Carly-Ann Clements First Published 7 September 2018, Last Updated 10 September 2018

It’s September! And with a new month comes a hell of a lot of news. This week we’ve had two shows opening, musical mega-stars returning to the West End, and a lot of celebrations. To help you get up-to-speed with everything theatre, we’ve put the top news stories of the week in one handy place for you.

Six ways Six stunned us

The cast of Six The Musical (Photo: Idil Sukan)

This week, Six The Musical opened at the Arts Theatre. The retelling of Henry VIII’s wives is rocking the West End. We went along to see this reimagining of her-story and now we’re going to tell you why you should, too.

Peter Andre to star in Thriller Live for one night only

Peter Andre, Russell Kane, Jon Culshaw and Kieran Alleyne in Thriller Live Gala performance

Next week, Thriller Live will be celebrating its 4,000th performance in the West End. To celebrate, Peter Andre, Russell Kane, Jon Culshaw and Kieran Alleyne will be joining the cast for one night only.

It’s time to talk Strictly…

Jonny Labey, Zizi Strallen & Matt Cardle in Strictly Ballroom (Photo: Johan Persson)

This weekend, Strictly Come Dancing is back on our TV. We celebrated with an epic mash-up of the cult series and the hit West End musical, Strictly Ballroom.

Theatre Makers of the future assemble!: Debbie Hicks, Producer

Debbie Hicks, Producer

The countdown has begun to TheatreCraft 2018, the UK’s largest free careers event for young people interested in offstage theatre jobs! We spoke to producer, Debbie Hicks.

Mamma Mia! extends into 21st West End year

The London cast of Mamma Mia!

Thank You For The Music, Mamma Mia! London. The globe-conquering musical – beloved on stage and film – has extended its West End residency to Saturday 14 September 2019.


The origin story of Eugenius!

Eugenius The Full Company Photo Scott Rylander.jpg

Last night, the outrageously popular comic book musical Eugenius!officially opened at The Other Palace for a second time. We look back at the origin story of this 80s-fuelled show and why you should see it this time around.

September picks: shows to see this month

September monthly picks

The temperature is plummeting and we all want to stay indoors. Luckily, there are loads of new shows opening this month. We’ve created a run-down of the must-see productions.

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery unlocks 1000th performance

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery celebrates 1000 performances

It is in diamond thefts, as it is in life: if at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. And the ham-fisted heist merchants at The Comedy About A Bank Robbery last week (3 September) celebrated 1,000 hilarious – if not altogether smooth – attempts on the West End stage.

Casting complete for True West

Kit Harington & Johnny Flynn will star in True West

It’s one of the must-see London shows this autumn – and now full casting has been confirmed for the upcoming revival of Sam Shepard’s True West, starring Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn. 

There was plenty of other news this week. To see what else you missed, click here.


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