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The Olivier Awards: On The Red Carpet At This Year's Bash
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The starriest night of the UK theatre calendar, the 2014 Olivier Awards, took place at London's Royal Opera House last Sunday, 13 April. The glamorous bash was attended by notables inclusing Gemma Arterton, Bjorn and Benny from Abba, Dame Judi Dench and a cavalcade of major names from theatre and the wider world of entertainement.

Mission Accomplished: The Book Of Mormon Dominates 2014 Oliviers
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The Book Of Mormon star Gavin Creel positively radiated confidence and bonhomie as he strode the red carpet at the 2014 Olivier Awards last night – with good reason, as it turned out.

One Man, Two Guvnors Sets Out On UK & Ireland Tour In May
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Award-winning National Theatre and West End smash-hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors kicks off a 37-venue tour of the UK and Ireland at the Sheffield Lyceum on 14 May, that will conclude at York Grand Opera House on 14 March 2015.

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Director Jerry Mitchell On Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: The Musical
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Jerry Mitchell’s new production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels The Musical starring Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound opened this week to positive reviews at the West End’s Savoy Theatre.

 Abba’s Benny & Björn To Rock Oliviers Ceremony With Cast Of Mamma Mia!
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Abba legends Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus will join the cast of Mamma Mia! for the musical finale of this year’s Olivier Awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden on Sunday 13 April.

I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical: London Palladium
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The friend who joined me at the theatre turned to me during the finale of I Can’t Sing! The X-Factor Musical with an idiot grin on his face and gasped: 'I can’t believe I’m actually seeing this'. Which is, no doubt, exactly the reaction the show's writers Harry Hill and Steve Brown and its director Sean Foley were hoping for.

Alexandra Burke Is Rachel Marron In The Bodyguard At The Adelphi From 2 June
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Alexandra Burke is joing the cast of hit West End musical The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre on 2 June. The former X-Factor winner and three-times Brit Award nominee will take over the lead role of imperilled pop diva Rachel Marron from Beverley Knight, who is continuing in the show until 31 May.

The Stars Come Out For I Can’t Sing! At The London Palladium
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The stars were out last night to usher in the official opening of Harry Hill and Steve Brown’s brand-spanking new X-Factor musical I Can’t Sing! at the London Palladium, currently getting rave reviews in the national press. 

221B Or Not To Be: Sherlock Star Cumberbatch To Play Hamlet In London
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Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is to perform as Hamlet at London's Barbican Theatre in summer 2015. Lindsey Turner, recently acclaimed for her work on both Posh and Chimerica, will direct the play for Sonia Friedman Productions.

Gemma Arterton And Stephen Mangan To Host 2014 Olivier Awards
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It's been announced that Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan will co-host this year's Olivier Awards ceremony, which takes place at the Royal Opera House on 13 April. The most prestigious awards ceremony in the UK theatre calendar will also feature the commentary of actress Julie Walters. 

Good People Starring Imelda Staunton Transfers To West End's Noёl Coward Theatre
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Jonathan Kent’s production of David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, starring Imelda Staunton (pictured) and Lloyd Owen, will transfer to the West End on 10 April for a limited season of ten weeks at the Noёl Coward Theatre. It was widely praised when it made its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre on March 5th.  

Our Top Theatre Picks For The Easter Holidays
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Defying expectations brought about by the last few years’ miserable weather, spring’s turning out to be positively glorious. And with Easter just around the corner, there’s a lovely long weekend beckoning you to step out into the sunshine and do all the things you’ve been too cooped up and / or gloomy to do all winter.