The Go!Go!Go! Show at Leicester Square Theatre

THE GO!GO!GO! SHOW is an all-new family extravaganza featuring five new pop stars, brand new songs and a sock-stealing ‘Fluffalope’! 

Directed by Carole Todd (Dreamboats & Petticoats), choreographed by Paul Domaine (The Saturdays, Sugababes, Dannii Minogue), original story by Dean Wilkinson (Cbeebies, CBBC, Ant & Dec) and with music by Mike Stock (one third of the legendary Stock, Aitken & Waterman!) and Steve Crosby (who masterminded Steps), this energetic song and dance-fuelled adventure is stacked full of laughs and audience interaction for kids of all ages to enjoy this summer!

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When The Lilac Blooms, My Love – Leicester Square Theatre

Alex von Saxe Productions ʻWhen The Lilac Blooms, My Loveʼ, a new romantic play by acclaimed novelist Jane Huxley, is to get its world premiere, starring Judy Cornwell and Sally Farmiloe-Neville, at London’s Leicester Square Theatre from Wednesday April 14 to Saturday 1 May 2010.

Jane Huxley’s play is set in modern-day suburbia, Nicky is a young woman who returns to the family home to break the news that she is pregnant, taking along Darius, the reluctant father-to-be. But as the family is reunited, a web of hidden passions starts to unfold, challenging the bonds between them. 

Simon Beyer directs a cast for ‘When The Lilac Blooms, My Love’ that includes Polly Banwell, Steve Smith and Aidan Stephenson.

Judy Cornwell

Judy Cornwell is best known as Daisy, the long-suffering sister of Hyacinth Bucket, in five series of the hugely popular BBC series ʻKeeping Up Appearancesʼ. Judy was born in London in 1940 and educated in England and Australia. Judy actually began her theatrical career as a  dancer and singer in pantomime, revue/ vaudeville, cabaret and musicals. From there, Judy changed course and secured roles as juvenile leads and juvenile characters in theatre repertory companies, which soon lead to exciting TV work and leading roles in theatre productions. Throughout her career Judy has embraced a broad spectrum of media: stage work, TV, radio and films both for cinema and television, including ʻSanta Claus The Movieʼ (Mrs Claus), ʻMoody And Peggʼ (Daphne Pegg/ITV), ʻEastEndersʼ (Queenie/BBC), ʻDoctorsʼ (BBC), ʻMidsomer Murdersʼ (ITV) and Richard Attenboroughʼs movie ʻCry Freedomʼ. Additionally, in recent years, Judy has lectured on the cruise ship QE2, has written four novels: ʻCow And Cow Parsleyʼ, ʻFishcakes At The Ritzʼ, ʻThe Seventh Sunriseʼ, ʻFear & Favourʼ; and her autobiography, ʻAdventures of a Jelly Babyʼ.

Sally Farmiloe-Neville

Sally Farmiloe-Neville is best known for playing scheming bitch Dawn Williams for three years in the BBCʼs ʻHowards’ Wayʼ. She began her career as a fashion and advertising model to finance her training in the performing arts independently. Her theatre credits include Miss Gotobed in ʻDirty Linenʼ (Arts Theatre/lead), Naomi in ʻBonkersʼ (National Tour/lead), Mrs Barker in ʻA Bit Between The Teethʼ (National Tour) and Evelyn in ʻAbsent Friendsʼ (National Tour). Sallyʼs first TV role was Vicki in the iconic ʻSteptoe And Sonʼ and she has appeared in numerous ʻtelliesʼ, the most popular being ʻBergeracʼ and ʻCasualtyʼ for the BBC and ʻThe Billʼ and ʻFunny Manʼ for ITV. Her many film parts include Lady Evelyn in ʻIn Search Of Tutankhamenʼ (Fox), Francesca in ʻSpanish Flyʼ (Columbia Tri-Star), Mrs A in ʻHell To Payʼ (Miramax) and Margot in ʻDear Rosieʼ (Film Four). Sally is also an accomplished presenter and author. She is Senior Presenter for W6 Studio and B Well TV and has just launched Kazzy And Sally TV with producer/director R. KAZ. Her latest best-selling book, ʻSensual Pleasures And The Art Of Morphing Into A Health Goddessʼ has been praised as “the ultimate health and beauty directory” (NICKY CLARKE). Sally is a member of Mensa.

Jane Huxleyʼs published novels include ʻMorganʼs Castleʼ, ʻFor The Love Of Penny Whistlerʼ (“Glitter and gutter…lovelorn, war-torn. A compelling read” – Simon Cowell) and ʻSummer Night, Winter Moonʼ (“This is a thrilling, cleverly constructed story of love distorted by jealousy” – Dame Beryl Bainbridge). She lives and works in New York, London and the South of France.

Simon Beyer (Director) has worked on over 50 productions in London, national tours, major city venues and the West End. His most-recent theatre credits include: ʻMy Fifteen Minutesʼ (Writer) – New Wimbledon Theatre; ʻWake Up!!ʼ By Houlton & Jordan (Director) – The Cock Tavern Theatre; ʻFeralʼ by Toby Clarke (Producer) at the New Wimbledon Theatre; ʻStudies For A Portraitʼ by Daniel Reitz (Producer) – White Bear and Oval House theatres (Time Out ‘Critic’s Choice’ both productions); and ʻThe Tempestʼ (Adaptor/Director).

Alex von Saxe Productions is an independent film and theatre production company. ʻWhen The Lilac Blooms, My Loveʼ is the companyʼs first production in the West End and the company is currently in pre-production for two films.

For more information about ‘When The Lilac Blooms, My Love’ call the box office on 0844 847 2475 or visit: www.lilacbloomsplay.com

Just The Tonic Comedy Club at Leicester Square Theatre

Just the Tonic Comedy has been producing shows around the country for 15 years, establishing itself in Nottingham. Now with a permanent London home, this comedy ‘superclub’ (Time Out) provides high quality line ups in the most luxurious and affordable setting in London’s West End.

Housed in the recently refurbished Leicester Square Theatre, with comfortable cinema style seating and 2 bars in the performance room (at pub prices), why would you go anywhere else? In the first few months of being in London, Just The Tonic has featured Sean Lock, Noel Fielding, Tim Vine, Dave Gorman, Josie Long, Phil Kay, Phil Nichol, Lee Mack and Richard Herring with more to come.

Opened: 02-Jan-2010
Booking until: 10-Apr-2010

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The London Folies – 21st Century Variety & Burlesque

The London Folies is 21st century variety and burlesque, featuring fabulous new songs, gorgeous girls in exotic costumes, hilarious comedy and sheer spectacle. It’s a spectacular summer variety show and a celebration of London’s melting pot of culture and diversity.

Miss Polly Rae – “the Queen of Leicester Square” – is the UK’s rising star of burlesque (“Best Troupe” Ministry of Burlesque Awards); she smoulders in a delicious blend of cabaret, variety and traditional and ‘neo’ burlesque.

Ivy Paige
– “the Scarlet Temptress” – is one of the most sought-after cabaret artists in the UK. She has a unique voice fused with bawdy burlesque and stand-up comedy.

Irish hoofer James Devine clocks in at an astounding 38 taps per second. Now after sold out, record-breaking seasons on Broadway and at the Edinburgh Festival, this is his first performance in London. Possessing a fast and vigorous percussive dance style, his signature tap has been likened to “manic typewriters,” “talking drums” and a “tap tornado”.

Featuring:James Devine The World’s Fastest Tap Dancer
Ivy Paige London’s Scarlet Cockney Temptress
Miss Polly Rae The Queen of Leicester Square
World Champion Machete Jugglers of the Manu Laude Company
The Folie Dancers
The Fiddling Mixologist

 

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Jim Bailey as Judy Garland Opening at Leicester Square

June 2009 is the 40th Anniversary of the legendary Judy Garland’s passing; she would have been 87 years old.

The incomparable Jim Bailey is bringing his acclaimed portrayal back to the West End, singing all her great hits: Over the Rainbow, Get Happy, The Trolley Song and The Man that got Away and some rare gems. An evening full of song, hysterical anecdotes and MGM stories once told by the lady herself.

“With his tremendous operatically trained singing voice, acting skills, make-up and attention to detail he has created his own art form.” The New York Times

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Just The Tonic Comedy Club at Leicester Square

Just the Tonic Comedy has been producing shows around the country for 15 years, establishing itself in Nottingham. Now with a permanent London home, this comedy ‘superclub’ (Time Out) provides high quality line ups in the most luxurious and affordable setting in London’s West End.

Housed in the recently refurbished Leicester Square Theatre, with comfortable cinema style seating and 2 bars in the performance room (at pub prices), why would you go anywhere else? In the first few months of being in London, Just The Tonic has featured Sean Lock, Noel Fielding, Tim Vine, Dave Gorman, Josie Long, Phil Kay, Phil Nichol, Lee Mack and Richard Herring with more to come.

Line Up (Subject to change)

16 May: Lee Mack, Brendon Burns, Paul Tonkinson, Sally Ann Haywood

23 May: Ivan Brackenbury, Rob Deering, Owen O’Neil, Mat Reed

30 May: Pappy’s Fun Club, Markus Birdman, Kerry Godliman, Charlie Baker

6 June: Jon Richardson, Simon Evans, John Gordillo, Tiernan Douieb

13 June: Milton Jones, Seymour Mace, James Dowdeswell, Al Pitcher

20 June: Lucy Porter, Sarah Millican, Robin Ince, Charlie Baker

27 June: Reginald D Hunter, Pippa Evans, Charlie Baker

4 July: Kevin Bridges, Nina Conti, Joey Page, Charlie Baker

11 July: Stewart Lee, Wil Hodgson, Dan Antopolski, Jarred Christmas

18 July: Earl Okin, Stan Stanley, Mat Reed

25 July: Russell Kane, Nick Revell, Pierre Hollins, Pat Monahan

1 August: A very special guest, Matt Kirshen, Nick Wilty, Carl Donnelly

8 August: To be confirmed

15 August: Terry Alderton, Stewart Francis, Dan Evans, Mat Reed

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Sammy J: In the Forest of Dreams

Take the music of Disney, the drama of The Lord of the Rings and the emotion of Les Miserables. Then blindfold them, beat them, regain their trust, beat them again, and you might end up with something resembling this Edinburgh Festival hit show. Walt Disney gets his comeuppance in this skewed tribute to the tales of our childhood. Join Sammy, a cast of 14 puppets, toe-tapping music and award winning puppeteer Heath McIvor as they take you on a magical journey through the Forest of Dreams. Just leave the kids at home!

Opened: 28-Jul-2009
Booking until: 01-Aug-2009
Performance Times: Evenings: Tuesday to Saturday 8pm
Running Time: 120 minutes

Venue: Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Palace, London WC2H 7BP

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