London. LONGING by William Boyd based on two stories by Anton Chekhov. Hampstead Theatre Eton Avenue Swiss Cottage NW3 3EU To 6 April 2013. Mon-Sat 7.30pm Mat Wed 2.30pm & Sat 3pm. Audio-described 6 April 3pm (+Touch Tour 1.30pm). Captioned 2 April. Runs 2hr 10min One interval. TICKETS: 020 7722 9301. www.hampsteadtheatre.com Review: Timothy Ramsden 23 January. Skilful Chekhov twinning.
London. GREASE book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. Piccadilly Theatre, Denman Street , London, W1D 7DY To 4 September 2010. Mon-Thu; Sat 7.30pm Fri 8.30 pm Mat Fri 5.30pm Sat 3pm. Runs 2hr 30 min One interval. TICKETS: 0844 412 6666. Review: Geoff Ambler 9 August 2007. Two lacklustre leads and an unimaginative rehashed revival still had the audience in raptures.
London. PURPLE HEART: Bruce Norris. Gate Theatre above the Prince Albert Pub 11 Pembridge Road W To 6 April 2013. Mon-Sat 7.30pm Mat Sat 3pm. Captioned 21 March. Runs 2hr 10min One interval. TICKETS: 020 7229 0706. www.gatetheatre.co.uk Review: Timothy Ramsden 6 March. The war at home as national strains are heard in a single room..
London. JERSEY BOYS: THE STORY OF FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice music by Bob Gaudio lyrics by Bob Crewe. Prince Edward Theatre Old Compton STreet W1D 4HS. Tue – Sat 7:30pm Mat Tue, Sat, Sun 3pm except 31 May-28 Aug Sun Mat 5pm. Christmas period 2011 24, 31 Dec 3pm only. No performance 25 Dec, 1, 2 Jan. 28-30 Dec additional 3pm performances. Runs 2hr 40min One interval. TICKETS: 0844 482 5151. …
London. WAR HORSE by Michael Morpurgo adapted by Nick Stafford. New London Theatre. Mon-Sat 7.30pm Mat Thu, Sat 2.30pm. Audio-described 31 Oct 2.30pm (+Touch Tour 12.45pm). Captioned 12 Dec. 2.30pm. Runs 2hr 50min One interval. TICKETS: 0870 040 0046. Review: Timothy Ramsden 3 April. High, upreared and abutting fronts do the biz.
London. LEGALLY BLONDE. music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin book by Heather Hatch. Savoy Theatre The Strand WC2R 0ET To 23 May 2010. Mon–Sat 7.30pm. Mat Thu & Sat 2.30pm. Sun 3pm . Runs 2hr 30min One interval. TICKETS: 0844 871 7687. Review: Geoff Ambler 13 January 2010. A musical to delight the other 51%. Well, those who like it pink and fluffy.