On a quest to be truly alive, Pinocchio leaves Geppetto’s workshop with Jiminy Cricket in tow. Their electrifying adventure takes them from alpine forests to Pleasure Island to the bottom of the ocean.
This spectacular new production is brought to the stage by an extraordinary team including the director of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the writer of Matilda the Musical.Book Tickets
Legendary filmmaker and comedian Mel Brooks brings his classic monster musical comedy Young Frankenstein to life on stage in an all-singing, all-dancing musical collaboration with Tony-award winning Broadway director and choreographer Susan Stroman.
Starring Hadley Fraser as Frederick Frankenstein, Lesley Joseph as Frau Blücher, Ross Noble as Igor, Dianne Pilkington as Elizabeth, Summer Strallen as Inga and Patrick Clancy as Inspector Kemp.Book tickets
Eloise Secker will play Clodia & Fulvia in Greg Doran’s production of Imperium.
Cicero, the greatest orator of his age, devoted all his energy and cunning to preserve the rule of law, and defend Rome’s Republic against the predatory attaches of political rivals, discontented aristocrats, and would-be military dictators.
Imperium follows Cicero’s triumphs and disasters, through power struggles, civil wars, and personal highs and lows, told through the eyes of Tiro, his loyal secretary. A Backstage view of Rome at its most bloody and brutal.Book Tickets
Mark Jordon has reprised his role as Daz Spencer’s older brother Daz after three years away.
Mark has spoken of his return to the ITV soap:
“I was overjoyed. I had a wonderful time when I was here before. Coming into the building was incredible. I’d already has 17 years working with a lot of the faces at Heartbeat, and then welcome from the cast was just fantastic. I loved the character of Daz and I loved being a part of the spenders and the Wyatts. It was without a doubt one of my favourite jobs.”
Brief Encounter is an imaginative new work that combines elements of Noel Coward’s beloved screenplay, and the one act play on which it was based, with song, dance and Technicolor displays of emotion.
Adapted and directed by Emma Rice, the Noel Coward play will show at the Empire Cinema from March 2 to September 2, with press night on March 11.
Prior to the West End, Brief Encounter will play Birmingham Repertory Theatre from February 2 to 17 and the Lowry in Salford from February 20 to 24.News article
Madhav Sharma (whose previous screen credits include East is East and Entrapment) will portray the jovial and mischievous Arshad. Speaking about his new signings, John Yorke, EastEnders’s executive consultant, said tonight:
“We’ve always known that Masood came from a big family, and the time has now come to reveal a few more of them, of which Mariam and Arshad are just the first.
Marian and Arshad, who have lived in London most of their lives, will expect a hassle-free move to Walford, only to get immediately caught up in other people’s dramas. On her new role, Indira Joshi said: “I’m over the moon to be joining EastEnders and to be part of the Ahmed family. I’m really looking forward to working with Madhav and Nitin as well as the rest of the cast.”
Sharma added: “It’s really great to be joining EastEnders and I’m excited to be part of the Ahmed family. The first continuing drama I starred in was on the BBC [in The Newcomers], so this is like coming home for me. I’m really looking forward to playing Arshad.”
Both characters will appear on screens in 2018.News article