ADDITIONAL OFFICIAL PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHS FOR LYNDSEY TURNER’S PRODUCTION OF  HAMLET WITH BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

ADDITIONAL OFFICIAL PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHS FOR LYNDSEY TURNER’S PRODUCTION OF HAMLET WITH BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

25 August 2015

Additional official production photographs are released today (25 August) for Lyndsey Turner’s production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. Performances at the Barbican Theatre commenced earlier this month on 5 August, with opening night this evening.

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New cast announced for Sunny Afternoon

New cast announced for Sunny Afternoon

21 August 2015

  • Danny Horn as Ray Davies, Oliver Hoare as Dave Davies, Tom Whitelock as Pete Quaife and Damien Walsh as Mick Avory – ‘The Kinks’
  • New cast take over from 5th October 2015
  • Booking to 16th April 2016
  • Production won 4 Olivier Awards – including BEST NEW MUSICAL

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OVER 140,000 NEW TICKETS RELEASED FOR BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM AS ORIGINAL CAST ALBUM DATES ARE ANNOUNCED

OVER 140,000 NEW TICKETS RELEASED FOR BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM AS ORIGINAL CAST ALBUM DATES ARE ANNOUNCED

14 August 2015

Over 140,000 new tickets will be released for sale today (14 August 2015) for the critically acclaimed five-star West End production of Bend It Like Beckham The Musical, now booking at the Phoenix Theatre to 20 February 2016. 

It is also announced today that the original cast album is now available to buy on digital platforms including iTunes and Amazon mp3.  This will be followed on 11 September 2015 with the release of the CD by Sony Classical, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. 

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FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE UK TOUR KING CHARLES III

FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE UK TOUR KING CHARLES III

13 August 2015

  • FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE UK TOUR OF MIKE BARTLETT’S MULTI-AWARD-WINNING NEW PLAY KING CHARLES III
  • THE PRODUCTION WILL VISIT BIRMINGHAM, RICHMOND, NEWCASTLE, NOTTINGHAM, MILTON KEYNES, CAMBRIDGE, CANTERBURY, MALVERN, GUILDFORD, EDINBURGH, BATH, CHICHESTER AND PLYMOUTH

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Sonia Friedman: The West End queen driving this prince of Denmark

Sonia Friedman: The West End queen driving this prince of Denmark

10 August 2015

"The producer with a gift for creativity, winning awards and making money looks to have another hit with Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hamlet."

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Last chance to see critically acclaimed 1984 at the Playhouse Theatre

Last chance to see critically acclaimed 1984 at the Playhouse Theatre

10 August 2015

  • More than 264,000 people have now seen 1984 across 459 performances since its original opening in Nottingham in 2013
  • More than a third of tickets for the run at the Playhouse sold at the accessible price of £19.84
  • Production embarks on an international tour following end of West End run

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FIRST LOOK OFFICIAL PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHS FOR LYNDSEY TURNER’S PRODUCTION OF HAMLET

FIRST LOOK OFFICIAL PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHS FOR LYNDSEY TURNER’S PRODUCTION OF HAMLET

7 August 2015

Official production photos are released today (7 August) for Lyndsey Turner’s production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role.

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SHERIDAN SMITH TO PLAY FANNY BRICE IN FUNNY GIRL

SHERIDAN SMITH TO PLAY FANNY BRICE IN FUNNY GIRL

3 August 2015

Sheridan Smith returns to the Menier Chocolate Factory to play Fanny Brice in Funny Girl.

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Tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to go on sale this Autumn!

Tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to go on sale this Autumn!

31 July 2015

Tickets will go on sale this autumn. Register for priority booking to have the first opportunity to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public.

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King Charles III FULL UK TOUR ANNOUNCED

King Charles III FULL UK TOUR ANNOUNCED

22 July 2015

  • Following sell-out runs at the Almeida Theatre and in the west end, the multi-award-winning new play King Charles III embarks on a UK tour this Autumn.
  • The production will visit Birmingham, Richmond, Newcastle, Nottingham, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Canterbury, Malvern, Guildford, Edinburgh, Bath, Chichester And Plymouth.
  • Robert Powell will play the role of King Charles.

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SUNNY AFTERNOON BOOKING PERIOD EXTENDS BY SIX MONTHS

SUNNY AFTERNOON BOOKING PERIOD EXTENDS BY SIX MONTHS

10 July 2015

Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce that the multi-Olivier Award-winning hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON, which tells the story of the rise to fame of The Kinks, has extended its booking period by six months, now on sale until 16 April 2016. 

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KING CHARLES III TO BE BROADCAST ON RADIO 3

KING CHARLES III TO BE BROADCAST ON RADIO 3

3 July 2015

KING CHARLES III by Mike Bartlett – an Almeida Theatre Production co-produced with Sonia Friedman Productions and Stuart Thompson Productions, adapted for radio by Mike Bartlett and directed by Rupert Goold.

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Sonia Friedman Productions, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and HAMMER announce their new co-production The Haunting of Hill House

Sonia Friedman Productions, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and HAMMER announce their new co-production The Haunting of Hill House

29 June 2015

Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse in association with Sonia Friedman Productions and HAMMER present The Haunting of Hill House.

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WORLD PREMIERE HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD NEW PLAY TO OPEN IN LONDON’S WEST END SUMMER 2016

WORLD PREMIERE HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD NEW PLAY TO OPEN IN LONDON’S WEST END SUMMER 2016

26 June 2015

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne, will receive its world premiere in London’s West End in the summer of 2016 at the Palace Theatre.

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BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM NOW OPEN TO GLORIOUS 5 STAR REVIEWS IN THE WEST END

BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM NOW OPEN TO GLORIOUS 5 STAR REVIEWS IN THE WEST END

25 June 2015

Bend It Like Beckham The Musical is a fantastically feel-good fusion of culture, music, emotions and fun, bursting with colour and heart.

Stars including Juliet Stevenson, Graham Norton and Dame Kelly Holmes celebrated with the producers and creative team as the new British musical Bend It Like Beckham kicked-off in the West End last night.

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GUESTS INCLUDING ED MILIBAND AND FIONA BRUCE JOIN SONIA FRIEDMAN FOR WEST END RETURN OF 1984

GUESTS INCLUDING ED MILIBAND AND FIONA BRUCE JOIN SONIA FRIEDMAN FOR WEST END RETURN OF 1984

19 June 2015

VIP guests including Ed Miliband, Frank Skinner, Fiona Bruce and Bertie Carvel joined Sonia Friedman at Smollensky's last night to celebrate the West End return of 1984, which runs at the Playhouse Theatre until Saturday 5th September 2015.

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FULL CASTING ANNOUCED FOR LYNDSEY TURNER’S PRODUCTION OF HAMLET AS REHEARSALS BEGIN

FULL CASTING ANNOUCED FOR LYNDSEY TURNER’S PRODUCTION OF HAMLET AS REHEARSALS BEGIN

15 June 2015

Rehearsals begin today (15 June 2015) for Lyndsey Turner’s production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. 

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Journalist Yasmin Alibhai Brown writes about Bend it Like Beckham and diversity in The Independent

Journalist Yasmin Alibhai Brown writes about Bend it Like Beckham and diversity in The Independent

7 June 2015

"We must reclaim diversity and equality and save the future."  YASMIN ALIBHAI BROWN, 2015

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King Charles III UK Tour announced

King Charles III UK Tour announced

5 June 2015

  • ROBERT POWELL WILL PLAY THE ROLE OF KING CHARLES
  • FOLLOWING SELL-OUT RUNS AT THE ALMEIDA THEATRE AND IN THE WEST END, KING CHARLES III WILL OPEN AT BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE THIS AUTUMN
  • NATIONAL TOUR WILL FOLLOW

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FURTHER TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR FARINELLI AND THE KING DUE TO HIGH DEMAND

FURTHER TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR FARINELLI AND THE KING DUE TO HIGH DEMAND

5 June 2015

Onstage seating for the West End transfer of Claire van Kampen’s critically-acclaimed new play Farinelli and the King, starring Mark Rylance, will be released to the general public on Friday 5th June at 10am.  Additionally, further seats will be released for all performances, including accessibly priced £10 tickets located in all parts of the house. 

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