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BWW Review: THE BOY FRIEND, Menier Chocolate Factory BWW Review: THE BOY FRIEND, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Marianka Swain - Dec 4, 2019

How ripping! A saucy French maid doing the Charleston with a handsome chap in tennis whites sets the scene for the most delightful escapism in town: Matthew White's gossamer-light revival of Sandy Wilson's 1953 love letter to the Roaring Twenties. It was once the third-longest-running stage musical, and boosted Julie Andrews' career on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE BOY FRIEND at Menier Chocolate Factory Photo Flash: First Look at THE BOY FRIEND at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2019

THE BOY FRIEND, Sandy Wilson's all-singing all-dancing love letter to 1920s musical comedies, returns for the first major London revival in over 10 years. Matthew White's revival runs at Menier Chocolate Factory until 7 March, 2020. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE BOY FRIEND at Menier Chocolate Factory Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE BOY FRIEND at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Menier Chocolate Factory presents their major revival of Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend running at the theatre over Christmas. Matthew White directs a cast including Jack Butterworth (Bobby van Husen), Janie Dee (Mme Dubonnet), Adrian Edmondson (Lord Brockhurst), Tiffany Graves (Hortense), Dylan Mason (Tony), Amara Okereke (Polly) and Issy van Randwyck (Lady Brockhurst). The production opens on 3 December, with previews from 22 November, and runs until 7 March 2020. (more...)

Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Further Casting For Revival Of THE BOY FRIEND Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Further Casting For Revival Of THE BOY FRIEND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

With The Watsons currently running at the Menier and Fiddler on the Roof at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces further casting for Matthew White's revival of Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend as the company begin rehearsals. Joining Jack Butterworth (Bobby van Husen), Janie Dee (Mme Dubonnet), Adrian Edmondson (Lord Brockhurst), Tiffany Graves (Hortense), Dylan Mason (Tony), Amara Okereke (Polly) and Issy van Randwyck (Lady Brockhurst) are Tom Bales (Alphonse), Ryan Carter (Pierre), Chloe Goodliffe (Nancy), Matthew Ives (Pépé), Bethany Huckle (Lolita), Emily Langham (Fay), Gabrielle Lewis-Dodson (Maisie), Annie Southall (Dulcie), Peter Nash (Marcel) and Robert Portal (Percival Brown). The production opens on 3 December, with previews from 22 November, and runs until 7 March 2020. (more...)

VIDEO: Current and Former MAMMA MIA! Cast Members Mark the Show's 20th Anniversary VIDEO: Current and Former MAMMA MIA! Cast Members Mark the Show's 20th Anniversary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2019

On Saturday 6 April, Mamma Mia! celebrated its 20th birthday in London. The current cast were joined on stage for the Finale of Dancing Queen by 13 former 'Dynamos', including the original 'Donna', Siobhan McCarthy, and the original 'Rosie', Jenny Galloway. Producer Judy Craymer paid tribute to the original 'Tanya', Louise Plowright, who sadly passed away in 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 20 Years in London Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 20 Years in London
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

On Saturday 6 April, MAMMA MIA! celebrated its 20th birthday in London. The current cast were joined on stage for the Finale of Dancing Queen by 13 former 'Dynamos', including the original 'Donna', Siobhan McCarthy, and the original 'Rosie', Jenny Galloway. Producer Judy Craymer paid tribute to the original 'Tanya', Louise Plowright, who sadly passed away in 2016. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 20 Years in London with a Special Ticket Lottery MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 20 Years in London with a Special Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

The global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 20th anniversary in London's West End at the Novello Theatre on Saturday 6 April. Since premiering in London in 1999, the irresistible feelgood musical has captured the hearts of millions around the globe. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Announces New Booking Period In London MAMMA MIA! Announces New Booking Period In London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! at London's Novello Theatre is now extending its booking period from Monday 4 March to Saturday 14 September 2019. MAMMA MIA! will celebrate its 20th birthday in London on 6 April 2019. The box office for the new booking period is now open. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Celebrates its 19th Birthday With a New Booking Period And New Cast MAMMA MIA! Celebrates its 19th Birthday With a New Booking Period And New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

The global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! is celebrating the show's 19th birthday in London today, Friday 6 April, by opening a new booking period from Monday 22 October 2018 to Saturday 2 March 2019. The cast celebrated with a birthday cake on stage at London's Novello Theatre. (more...)

Rob Eyles & Robert Gould Pen Christmas Single 'The Image of a Child' in Aid of Cancer Research
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Musical theatre songwriters Rob Eyles and Robert Gould have penned a brand new Christmas song which they will release in December in aid of Cancer Research UK. (more...)