Producers, Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that Alexandra Burke will play the role of ‘Rachel Marron’ in the award-winning smash hit musical THE BODYGUARD when it returns to Palace Theatre, Manchester next year. Following its sell out run in 2015, the musical will play a festive season from 10th December 2019 – 4th January 2020, with tickets going on sale on Tuesday 4th December 2018.

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Emmerdale legend Kelvin Fletcher is swapping dodging bullets in Britain’s most dangerous village to head down the yellow brick road starring in a lavish new production of The Wizard of Oz.

Kelvin spent 20 years man and boy playing rugged farmer Andy Sugden before leaving in 2016 to take on new opportunities, including this musical version of the beloved L. Frank Baum classic that opens at Blackpool Opera House on 7th December.

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Following the triumphant 2010 and 2011 UK theatre tours and 2013 10th anniversary world arena tour, the smash hit Queen and Ben Elton musical, ‘We Will Rock You’ announces the show has been reimagined for 2019 and will embark on a brand new UK & Ireland tour, heading to the Opera House Blackpool from Monday 06th – Saturday 11th January 2020.

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Townsend Theatre Productions is delighted to announce its cast for the world premiere of Rouse, Ye Women! a new folk ballad telling the true story of Mary Macarthur and the women chainmakers.

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Unity Theatre, Action Transport Theatre and DaDaFest look at an age-old fairy tale classic with new eyes this Christmas, from 30th November to 5th January at Unity Theatre. If you think you know Beauty and the Beast - think again! Friendship – not just love – is in the air, as our two central characters take the form of two unlikely friends who put their differences aside in this heart-warming festive production.

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When Lawrence Batley Theatre decided to bring back professional pantomime after a long break they turned to self-confessed panto nerd Joyce Brangan to take charge of all the traditional craziness.

Oh, yes she is.

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Michael Linnit and Michael Grade - the producers who brought Chess, Carousel, Sunset Boulevard and Sweeney Todd to the London Coliseum - are collaborating again with English National Opera to bring a brand new production of the multi-Tony award winning Broadway musical, Man of La Mancha to London, the first West End production of this acclaimed musical in over 50 years.

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Sherry, Walk Like A Man and Big Girls Don’t Cry were all massive US number ones but how many people know who recorded them?

The answer, pop pickers, is Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, and now Jersey Boys recounting their rags to riches story is coming to Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 20th November.

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The Book of Mormon, Broadway’s smash-hit musical written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, is coming to Manchester’s Palace Theatre next Summer.

The Tony®, Olivier® and Grammy® award-winning show will begin performances at the Palace Theatre, Manchester on Thursday 6th June 2019. Public booking will open at 10am on Wednesday 14th November 2018 at www.thebookofmormonmusical.com and at the Palace Theatre Box Office.

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