Tuesday, November 10, 2020

An arts centre is to leave its base after nine years in a “bittersweet” move.

Children in South Woodford and East Ham celebrated winning an Olivier Award for being a crucial part of an opera ensemble.

A drama on Sky is based on the stories of key workers from the community and their fight against the coronavirus.

Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced there will be no festive pantomime taking place this year.

A theatre’s campaign to raise £100,000 has received the backing of actors including Sir Ian McKellen.

The survival of theatres depends on a £1.5billion government bail out being shared fairly and quickly.

The experiences and testimonies of east London key workers in the face of the Covid-19 crisis will be highlighted in a “virtual play”.

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Frantic Assembly’ latest production, I Think We Are Alone, is on at Stratford’s Theatre Royal.

Expect laughter and tears when actress Jade Byrne brings her stage show about life with Type 1 diabetes to east London.

A new play offering a tender and witty snapshot of modern Iran based on real-life interviews is coming to Theatre Royal Stratford East.

A specially designed 360-degree rotating theatre will be built in Newham to host the UK premiere of a record-breaking Dutch musical.

In Janice Okoh’s play The Gift, now playing at Stratford East, an extraordinary story is given equally remarkable treatment.

A play that shines a spotlight on racism in football featuring a Hollyoaks actor is coming to Stratford Circus Arts Centre.

An arts centre boss has announced she is stepping down after 10 years at the venue.

A play based on the true story of an African girl adopted by Queen Victoria is coming to Theatre Royal Stratford East.

If Disney has taught us anything over the decades it’s to dream big and be inspired – and Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! does exactly that.

Panto is a unique British tradition and not something we have in America where this reporter is from.

Relive the magic of Frozen and timeless Disney classics this Christmas and New Year as Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! comes to the O2 London.

East Ham school children got the chance to sing alongside English National Ballet at the London Coliseum.

With a heartwarming message about the importance of friendship and teamwork, Queen’s Theatre’s Robin Hood panto is full of Christmas cheer.

A fishmonger is taking his one-man play about Martin Luther King Jr. to the West End.

Reporter Luke Acton reviews Jack and the Beanstalk at the Broadway, Barking

An arts centre is fundraising to offer families to experience a day of festive theatre, food and fun for only £1.

Theatre Royal Stratford East is raising money to give more young people in Newham the opportunity to experience theatre in The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge.

In the first of our east London panto reviews, we sent reporter Andrew Brookes to Theatre Royal Stratford East to experience a traditional Christmas show for the first time.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.

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