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The Arts Theatre seats 350 people and is an independent commercial theatre situated in the heart of London’s West End providing unique and innovative entertainment but we are also a venue that is happy to help with all your questions and enquiries, customer service and customer satisfaction is at the heart of our business.
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Tom O’Connell for QNQ Ltd presents
A Love Story.
13 April – 25 May
Leah wants to be Mama Cass. Ste wants to run away. Jamie wants to be loved by Ste.
During the course of a hot summer on a Thamesmead housing estate love blossoms in the most unexpected of places. And for these neighbours, life will never be the same again…
Beautiful Thing is a glorious urban love story about coming out and coming of age. This comedy exquisitely depicts what it’s like to be sixteen, in the first flush of love, and full of optimism.
Celebrating its twentieth anniversary year, Jonathan Harvey’s award-winning Beautiful Thing returns to the West End for a limited 6 week season at the Arts Theatre. This uplifting and heart-warming new production is directed by Nikolai Foster and designed by Colin Richmond.
Award-winning actress Suranne Jones stars as Sandra, Jamie’s mum. Recent TV credits include Scott and Bailey as Rachel Bailey (ITV); The Secret of Crickley Hall (BBC); Idris the human Tardis in Doctor Who (BBC); A Touch of Cloth (Sky); as well as her role as the unforgettable Karen MacDonald in Coronation Street. Her stage work includes Top Girls, A Few Good Men and Blithe Spirit.
Waterloo Road star Zaraah Abrahams plays Leah, Hollyoaks heart throb Oliver Farnworth is Tony and introducing Jake Davies as Jamie and Danny-Boy Hatchard as Ste.
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Suitable for ages 12+
Playwright Jonathan Harvey
Director Nikolai Foster
Designer Colin Richmond
Starring Suranne Jones
Produced by Tom O’Connell for QNQ Ltd
Press: David Bloom / Arabella Neville-Rolfe at Target Live
Marketing: Elaine McGowan at EMG
Running Time: 2hrs, plus 20min interval (140 mins total)
The Secret Line-Up
Sunday 26th May 2013
All Tickets £20
The producer of Benidorm, Grandma’s House and Bad Education presents a night of comedy in aid of Children with Cancer UK. The line-up is secret but expect the biggest live acts and stars of British television comedy.
This event is organised by the Rotary Club of Derby South Trust Fund – UK Registered Charity No 515039. All net proceeds raised will be donated to Children with Cancer UK -Registered Charity No 298405.
Press Contact: Sarah Bichard, Tiger Aspect Productions, email@example.com
Thurs 30th May
Friday 31 May
Saturday 1 June
The show that was the talk of the Edinburgh Fringe, has been on a massive UK tour, and following a sold out run at The Tricycle Theatre arrives at The Arts Theatre in London’s West End for three nights only. Don’t miss this comedian in the form of his life in a career defining show, who takes comedy on to a new level altogether.
This is a triumphant return to the stage, redefining his craft, with a narrative that makes audiences laugh or cry at the blink of an eye.
**** “VERY FUNNY, VERY HUMAN “ The Times
Sean has been dealing with his father’s death in a way that only Sean can. Here is a comedy performance from Sean like you’ve never seen before. This hilarious yet poignant tale is a beautiful insight into the lighter side of dying and getting old, going to places that comedy rarely goes, highlighting how ridiculous life is and how quickly it can be taken away.
**** “MASTER OF SATIRE AND INVENTION “ The Standard
**** The Daily Telegraph
**** The List
Running Time: approx 2 hrs including interval
Press Contacts: Gaby Jerrard, Neil Reading PR Ltd, 020 7839 2277, firstname.lastname@example.org
THE GOLDEN VOICE
Directed by Guy Retallack
Music by Nick Fogarty
Starring Darren Day as Mike Chariot
Previews Wed 12th June – Tue 18th June £10.00 – £29.50
Season Thu 20th June to Sat 31st August £20 – £45
Evening Mondays to Saturdays at 19:30
Matinee Thursdays and Saturdays at 14:30
Fame hungry singer Mike Chariot, betrays his best friend and abandons his childhood sweetheart to win the nation’s favourite talent show ‘The Golden Voice’, but he quickly realises he is merely a puppet for the record company and TV execs. Too famous to return to his old life, he decides to disappear. After a brief media frenzy the machine moves on and he is all but forgotten.
Fast forward 20 years, a wiser Mike Chariot is back to make amends and help young singers and musicians achieve their dreams without entering television talent shows. However his noble quest will bring him back in contact with his embittered former best friend Jim Ryan, who descended into a life of crime, after Chariot split up their band. But now Jim has the power to exact his revenge.
Don’t miss this brand new British musical for a strictly limited summer season at London’s Arts Theatre.
Running Time: 2hrs, 35 mins, not including 20 min interval (subject to change)
Parental Guidance, some strong language
Group Bookings available via phone only. Call 020 7836 8463. Not valid Fridays & Saturdays.
PRESS CONTACT: Amanda Malpass email@example.com
Sunday 24th November 2013 7pm
Tickets £37.50 This includes a champagne and canape reception during interval
All other tickets £17.50
Join Mig Kimpton, renowned floral designer and winner of many awards at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for a special floral gala in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Watch him create on stage some breathtaking designs with the clever use of music and light. He will also be joined by some special guests and will share some of his theatrical stories and gossip!
Running Time approximately 2 hours including interval