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The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas

The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas

Tribute show The Rat Pack - Live From Las Vegas lights up the West End at Theatre Royal Haymarket, transporting audiences back in time to a fictional night at the Sands Hotel hosted by Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin. Garrett Phillips (Sinatra), David Hayes (Davis Jr), and Nigel Casey (Martin) parade across the stage with terrifically terrible puns, beautifully capturing the unique essence of these iconic jazz stars and oozing with cheek, charm and charisma... 

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Christmas With The Rat Pack
Christmas With The Rat Pack

In the early 1960s the Rat Pack quintet (then including Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop) performed in the Sands Casino in Las Vegas... 

Soweto Gospel Choir
Soweto Gospel Choir

The Soweto Gospel Choir was formed in 2002 and embraces the diverse music of South Africa, a country with eleven official languages and subsequent communities... 

Semi-Toned: Stay Tuned
Semi-Toned: Stay Tuned

If the boys of Semi-Toned ever tire of a cappella they could always take up comedy. Their new show, Semi-Toned: Stay Tuned, has all the smooth harmonies expected of this stunning ensemble woven into a humorous scenario of dry wit, repartee and self-effacing rhetoric... 

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Features

Sweet Venues expands for Brighton Fringe 2018

Sweet Venues expands for Brighton Fringe 2018

As one of the heavy hitters at Brighton Fringe, Sweet Venues have announced they doubling their number of spaces in 2018 with two new venues. Looking to build on an already strong reputation in Brighton, it's an interesting move allowing Sweet to gain further ground. 

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Bryan Ferry at the London Paladium
Bryan Ferry at the London Paladium

Former Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry heads to the London Palladium for one night only in May 2018.  

Black Friday Deals on West End Shows
Black Friday Deals on West End Shows

All this week we've got some fantastic offers on your favourite West End shows. Check back daily for the latest offers. 

Star Inflation is Real
Star Inflation is Real

Mutterings about star ratings are as much a part of the Fringe as plastic pint glasses. Some people think critics are too generous, some people too harsh (mainly about their own shows), and others think star ratings should be abolished altogether... 

Interviews

The Highs and Lows of Flyering at the Fringe: Interview with a Professional Flyerer

The Highs and Lows of Flyering at the Fringe: Interview with a Professional Flyerer

Handing out flyers on the street is one of the most famously unpleasant parts of putting on a show at the Fringe. But what is it like to do it for a living? Chris Quilietti talks to professional flyerer Aidan Benoit to learn about coping with constant rejection, the best times to flyer, and how to make flyering fun. 

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​Will Pickvance, Piano Whisperer, on the Anatomy of the Piano (for Beginners)
​Will Pickvance, Piano Whisperer, on the Anatomy of the Piano (for Beginners)

Will Pickvance returns to the Fringe this year with his whimsical Anatomy of the Piano (for Beginners), an anatomical lecture about the piano... 

A Capella Radio Special: All The Kings Men & The Magnets
A Capella Radio Special: All The Kings Men & The Magnets

A capella is something of a phenomenon at the Edinburgh Fringe. Some groups start at colleges and universities and become fringe staples, while others have been performing for 30 years or more... 

SpaceDating: Countermeasure: 14 Characters
SpaceDating: Countermeasure: 14 Characters

Broadway Baby has a cheeky little chat to Countermeasure: 14 Characters, an a cappella group from Toronto, Canada... 

Latest Listings

Misha's Gang

Misha's Gang

Herald Angel winners on their 2017 Fringe debut, Misha Rachlevsky and his 14-strong Gang (Russian String Orchestra) return to Edinburgh with a completely new set of powerful music programmes. Embracing several different themes (such as adversaries and soul mates, fountain of youth, viva recycling!, lands of Pushkin and Burns), yet all performed in a wonderfully intimate setting with the energy and passion that sets the orchestra apart... 

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The James Taylor Story
The James Taylor Story

The James Taylor Story returns to take you through the career of the five-time Grammy winner and US folk legend... 

The Carole King Story
The Carole King Story

After a sell-out run in 2017 The Carole King Story returns to take you on an incredible journey through the career of this six-time Grammy Award winner and 20-time platinum hit maker... 

Simon & Garfunkel: Through the Years
Simon & Garfunkel: Through the Years

A unique concert, which celebrates the unforgettable music of Simon & Garfunkel. Fronted by the duo Bookends, the concert has toured the globe extensively being described as 'simply breathtaking' (BBC Radio Devon)...