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An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre – 20 April 2018 to 14 July 2018

Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband explores corruption and morality, bringing an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. An ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured. Until Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning proof of his past financial chicanery.

A witty new production from director Jonathan Church, (Singin’ in the Rain and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Chichester; West End) An Ideal Husband opens at the Vaudeville Theatre (20 April – 14 July), before playing at the Theatre Royal Bath as part of their Summer Season (18 July – 4 August).

Starring real-life father and son Edward (The Audience, West End; The Day of the Jackal, ITV) and Freddie Fox (The Judas Kiss, West End; Cucumber and Banana, Channel 4; E4), Olivier Award-nominated Frances Barber (Silk, BBC; Antony and Cleopatra, Shakespeare’s Globe), Nathaniel Parker (This House, West End; The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, BBC)  Sally Bretton (Not Going Out, BBC; King Lear, Shakespeare’s Globe) and Susan Hampshire (Forsythe Saga, Monarch of the Glen, BBC).

Information

Child policy

Children under 5 will not be admitted.

Running time

2hr 45min (including interval)

Performance dates

20 April 2018 – 14 July 2018

Content

Recommended for ages 8 and above.

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Booking website here

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The Moderate Soprano at the Duke of Yorks Theatre – 5th April 2018 to 30th June 2018

David Hare’s The Moderate Soprano, first seen at the Hampstead Theatre, transfers to the West End.

Roger Allam

The two great passions in John Christie’s life were opera and a beautiful young soprano, Audrey Mildmay.

Nancy Carroll

Together they created Glyndebourne, the operatic experience in the rolling hills of the South Downs.

Jeremy Herrin 2012, Photo Johan Persson

David Hare’s new play, first seen at Hampstead Theatre, is the story of an intense love affair and the unrelenting search for artistic excellence in the face of searing scrutiny, sacrifice and the impending Second World War.

Important information

Age restriction

 4+

Child policy

Children under 4 will not be admitted

Running time

To be confirmed.

Performance dates

5 April 2018 – 30 June 2018

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Booking website here

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Bat Out of Hell at the Dominion Theatre – 2 April 2018 to 28 July 2018

Winner of Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2017 and nominated for 8 WhatsOnStage awards in 2018, Jim Steinman’s smash-hit musical Bat Out of Hell returns to London at the Dominion Theatre after a successful 2017 run in London.

Originally written as a musical, Bat out of Hell featuring Meatloaf went on to become one of the most successful albums of all time.

The story centres around young, rebellious leader Strat who falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the most powerful man in post-apocalyptic Obsidian.

Important information

Age restriction

 5+

Running time

2hr 45min (including interval)

Performance dates

2 Apr 2018 – 28 Jul 2018

Content

Due to mild swearing and scenes of partial nudity, the show is not recommended for children under the age of 12.

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Booking website here

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Quiz at the Noel Coward Theatre – 31 March 2018 to 16 June 2018

Gavin Spokes and Keir Charles will star as a contestant and host in a new production.

James Graham (Ink and Labour Of Love) is back with his third piece, Quiz.

Quiz is a story of Charles Ingram, the ‘coughing major’ who took part in Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and was accused of cheating when he won £1 million.

Important information

Child policy

To be confirmed.

Running time

2hr 40min (including interval)

Performance dates

31 March 2018 – 16 June 2018

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Booking website here

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Strictly Ballroom the Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre – 29 March 2018 to 21 July 2018

Jonny Laney and Zizi Strallen dance onto stage in Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom the Musical.

Strictly Ballroom the Musical is the uplifting story that inspired the world to dance. Based on Baz Luhrmann’s multi award-winning movie Strictly Ballroom, the first instalment from the acclaimed Red Curtain Trilogy, the musical production is a kaleidoscope of colour and fun.

When maverick championship ballroom dancer Scott defies all the rules of competition to follow his heart, he teams up with left-footed partner Fran to win the Pan Pacifics his way. Featuring the film’s classic break-into-song numbers such as Love is in the Air, Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps and Time After Time alongside electrifying new songs from a host of internationally acclaimed artists.

Important information

Child policy

To be confirmed.

Running time

2hr 35min (including interval)

Performance dates

29 March 2018 – 21 July 2018

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Booking website here

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TINA: The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre – 21 March 2018 to 20 October 2018

The highly anticipated Tina Turner musical is set to come the West End. 

Collaborating on this world premiere are writer Katori Hall, with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, director Phyllida Lloyd, set and costume designer Mark Thompson, choreography Anthony van Laast and musical supervisor Nicholas Skilbeck. Adrienne Warren is set to play Tina Turner.

Tina Turner said:  “We have been working on the musical for over a year now and today I am delighted to be able to share our news as we begin the next chapter of our journey.  It has been wonderful to collaborate with Katori and Phyllida and to have my story nurtured by such an amazing creative team is thrilling. London has always had a very special place in my heart and it’s wonderful to be back.”

Important information

Child policy

To be confirmed.

Running time

To be confirmed.

Performance dates

21 March 2018 – 20 October 2018

Content

Recommended for ages 14 and above.

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Booking website here

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Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre – 26 March 2018 to 23 June 2018

Cuba Gooding Jr. stars in Chicago in the West End!

Chicago is 21 and bringing the real razzle-dazzle back to London! Award winning American actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will play Billy Flynn. The sexiest, sassiest, most sophisticated musical in history is celebrating its 21st year in style at the Phoenix Theatre from 26th March 2018 and it’s more dangerously seductive than ever.

The dazzling multi-award-winning prohibition-era tale of the deadly nightclub singer Roxie Hart, her cell-block rival Velma Kelly and the smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn has thrilled audiences in London, Broadway and across the world since 1997.

With red-hot choreography by legendary Bob Fosse and a sizzling score featuring the classic songs “Razzle Dazzle”, “Cell Block Tango” and “All That Jazz”.

Important information

Child policy

To be confirmed.

Running time

2hr 30min (including interval)

Performance dates

26 March 2018 – 23 June 2018

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Booking website here

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