Dreamboats and Petticoats is a swinging jukebox musical that will transport you away to the rock 'n' roll 1960s for the time of your life. Based on one of the biggest selling albums of the decade, the musical is penned by the creators of hit shows such as 'Goodnight Sweetheart' and 'Birds of a Feather' and features a brand new original story in London's West End. The show features a wealth of famous songs from Roy Orbison, The Shadows and Chuck Berry that will have you dancing in the aisles along with the hugely talented cast and live band. Over a million people have seen the show in London's West End and on tour, the the musical proves that rock and roll music is alive and kicking!
In 1961 the kids of the social club are excited to watch Norman and Bobby compete in a national song-writing contest, as well as trying to attract the attentions of sassy Sue. Bobby discovers that Laura has a hidden talent for playing the piano and decides to help him win the contest. Together they compose sweet music, and Bobby slowly begins to notice the girl behind the glasses. But unfortunately for Laura, Sue begins to notice Bobby...
The musical features a soundtrack of hit songs such as 'Da Do Ron Ron', 'Let's Twist Again', 'At the Hop' and 'Teenager in Love'.
Ellie Kendrick first came to our attention for her theatre roles and her portrayal as Anne Frank in BBC’s 2009 adaptation of her diary. But it’s her genre roles which have thrust her into the spotlight – a season of Misfits and her role as Meera Reed, Bran’s protector beyond the wall in Game of Thrones. Now she returns to a different sort of fantasy with Native, a psychological sci-fi drama about two telepathic aliens on a search for a new planet to colonise. We chatted to her about hive minds, empathy and imaginary hell demons.
Eunice Olumide’s list of accomplishments could put anyone to shame. After rising to fame as a supermodel she’s worked as an actor, journalist, musician and presenter alongside charity work. She’s just launched a new art gallery with a focus on contemporary pieces. Does she ever just feel too busy? We chat to her about equality, cake, and her first foray into the art world.
These two young British directors made a surprise hit with 2011’s BAFTA-nominated ‘Black Pond’. Lightning strikes twice as they introduce ‘The Darkest Universe’, a new film about a man looking for his disappeared sister along the lengths of the UK’s canal networks. We chatted to them about waterways, improvisation and collaboration.
Summertime is the perfect excuse to spend as much time outdoors as possible. But rather than perching on an overcrowded pavement masquerading as a ‘pub garden’, why not catch some rays whilst enjoying some culture? London has an incredible range of outdoor theatre spaces, both purpose built and pop-up. We’ve picked our favourites.