Simon Bailey News

THE CURTAIN UP SHOW Returns to Resonance 104.4FM on September 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Stars of Evita, Urinetown, East is East, Sweeney Todd, Blockbuster, Love Story, Damn Yankees, You Should Be So Lucky, Before After, Flowers of the Forest, Into The Woods and many more join Tim McArthur and Nathan Matthews on the seventh series of The Curtain Up Show. (more...)

Bailey And Pitt-Pulford Return With MARRY ME A LITTLE, St James Theatre, Oct 6-11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Following a critically acclaimed sell-out run this August, Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me a Little will return to St. James Studio for an extra week of performances from Monday 6 - Saturday 11 October 2014, it was announced today. (more...)

Jule Styne Revue EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES Set for Crazy Coqs Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Starring a stellar cast of West End stars and created exclusively for The Crazy Coqs, Everything's Coming Up Roses celebrates Jule Styne, the man behind some of the most iconic music of Broadway's Golden Age. Featuring hit songs from musicals such as Gypsy, Funny Girl, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes & Bells Are Ringing, as well as some rare undiscovered gems, this evening promises to delight and dazzle audiences with songs such as People, Don't Rain On My Parade, Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend and of course Everything's Coming Up Roses. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Simon Bailey On MARRY ME A LITTLE, I CAN'T SING! And Future Plans
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 10, 2014

Simon Bailey talks to UK editor-in-chief Carrie Dunn about the success of Marry Me A Little, his experience in I Can't Sing!, the need to support new musical theatre writing, and his plans for the future... (more...)

BWW Reviews: MARRY ME A LITTLE, St James Studio, July 31 2014
by Carrie Dunn - Jul 31, 2014

Carrie Dunn sees an hour-long encapsulation of the variety of ways in which love makes us foolish...all through the discarded songs of Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bailey And Pitt-Pulford In Sondheim's MARRY ME A LITTLE
by Roy Tan - Jul 31, 2014

First production images are released today of Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me A Little, which is now playing St. James Studio for 16 performances only starring Simon Bailey as Man and Laura Pitt-Pulford as Woman. (more...)

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES, SIMPLY BARBRA, Joe Stilgoe and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Crazy Coqs has announced its September 2014 schedule in Piccadilly, London. Details below! (more...)

Bailey and Pitt-Pulford To Star In MARRY ME A LITTLE, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Casting is announced today for Stephen Sondheim's Marry Me A Little, which returns to the London stage for the first time in 17 years in a brand new production at St. James Studio for 16 performances only from Tuesday 29 July. (more...)

Rebecca Trehearn and Simon Bailey to Join Alice Fearn, Sophie Linder-Lee & More for WEST END SWITCHED OFF at St James Studio
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Rebecca Trehearn and Simon Bailey join Alice Fearn, Sophie Linder-Lee and more for launch of West End Switched Off at the St James Studio. (more...)

BWW Reviews: I CAN'T SING!, London Palladium, March 26 2014
by Gary Naylor - Mar 27, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a wonderfully entertaining musical about young love - and the X Factor - with an hilarious book from Harry Hill. (more...)

Review Roundup: I CAN'T SING: THE X FACTOR MUSICAL
by Review Roundups - Mar 26, 2014

I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical opened tonight, March 26 at the London Palladium. Irreverent, mischievous, packed full of side-splittingly funny songs and eye-popping sets, I CAN'T SING! is the irrepressible new musical comedy that goes behind the microphones and under the judges' desks to reveal big bust-ups, huge voices and the cutest young love story the West End has ever seen. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

First Production Photos Of I CAN'T SING: THE X FACTOR MUSICAL Unveiled
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 25, 2014

A preliminary sneak peek at the highly anticipated new West End musical based on the international hit reality competition series created by Simon Cowell, THE X FACTOR, titled I CAN'T SING, is now available to view via a series of new production photos. (more...)

Nadim Naaman to Perform Live At The Pheasantry, March 30
by Robert Gould - Mar 13, 2014

Following a sell-out launch gig for his debut album 'We All Want The Same' at the Union Theatre in September last year, West End star Nadim Naaman will perform a live concert at The Pheasantry on Sunday March 30. (more...)

Tracie Bennett, Michael Matus, Katie Rowley Jones and Gareth Snook Complete WEST END RECAST Lineup, March 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Tracie Bennett, Michael Matus, Katie Rowley Jones and Gareth Snook complete the all-star cast for West End Recast. (more...)

West End Stars Support Target Ovarian Cancer in 'PLAYING OUR PART', May 18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

On Sunday 18 May 2014, stars of the West End will come together for an evening of pop and musical theatre at the prestigious Cadogan Hall, Chelsea, to raise funds and celebrate the work of Target Ovarian Cancer (registered charity numbers 1125038 England/Wales and SC042920 Scotland). (more...)

Cynthia Erivo, Laura Pitt-Pulford, Frances Ruffelle and More Set for WEST END RECAST at Duke of York's Theatre, March 16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY, some of our finest West End musical theatre stars will be performing songs from roles they have always wanted to sing but will NEVER be cast in. (more...)

Simon Cowell Stops by I CAN'T SING! Rehearsals for Some Impromptu Judging
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

As if playing a parody version Simon Cowell wasn't enough for Olivier winner Nigel Harman, he also had to perform in front of the real-life legendary X FACTOR judge - with absolutely no warning. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at I CAN'T SING! The X Factor Musical's Trio of Judges - Nigel Harman, Victoria Elliot & Alex Knight!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Today, I CAN'T SING! The X Factor Musical (which begins previews at the London Palladium from Thursday 27 February) revealed the first image of the X Factor judges. Check out the photo below, featuring Queen JORDY played by actress Victoria Elliot, X Factor Supremo SIMON played by Olivier Award-winning actor Nigel Harman and LOUIS, the ever positive Irish boy band manager played by Alex Knight! (more...)

Official Poster For I CAN'T SING: THE X FACTOR MUSICAL Unveiled
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 11, 2014

The official poster for the highly anticipated new West End musical based on the international hit reality competition series created by Simon Cowell, THE X FACTOR, titled I CAN'T SING, is now available to view. (more...)

'A Very West End Christmas' EP Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

The EP is available on iTunes for 3.95* and proceeds are going to CRY UK, Great Ormond Street Hospital and The Band Aid Charitable Trust. The direct link to download the EP is: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/a-very-west-end-christmas-ep/id738570036 (more...)

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