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Scenes from new Lloyd Webber musical to be unveiled

The press will gets their first glimpse of some of the numbers from Andrew Lloyd Webber's new musical Stephen Ward today.

Watch a trailer for the new musical below:

Based on one of the biggest scandals of the 1960s, the Profumo Affair, the musical revolves around the high society "fixer" who introduced call-girl Christine Keeler to War Minister John Profumo.

Stephen Ward opens this December at the Aldwych Theatre in London's West End.

Matilda musical nominated for 12 Tony awards

Matilda The Musical is leading the nominations in the top American theatrical awards following rave reviews since opening in the US earlier this month.

Having already enjoyed major success in London's West End, the musical has made a seamless transition to Broadway with 12 Tony Award nominations including choreography, best director, orchestration and best book categories.

Comedian Tim Minchin, who produced the songs for the hit show, has been rewarded for his efforts with a nomination in the lyrics and songs category.


The Curious Incident wins Olivier for Best New Play

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has won the Olivier Award for Best New Play:

Watch highlights from the Olivier Awards, hosted by Hugh Bonneville and Sheridan Smith, on ITV at 10:15pm tonight.

Ball and Staunton pick up Oliviers for Sweeney Todd

Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton have won Olivier Awards for their performances in the musical Sweeney Todd.

Ball picked up the gong for Best Actor In A Musical while Staunton took the award for Best Actress In A Musical:


Sweeney Todd wins Olivier for Best Musical Revival

Sweeney Todd has won the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival:

Mirren and Treadaway celebrate Olivier Award wins

Dame Helen Mirren and Luke Treadaway celebrate their Olivier Award wins for Best Actress and Best Actor.

Dame Helen Mirren shows off her Olivier Award for Best Actress. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA wire
Winner of the Best Actor Olivier Award Luke Treadaway with presenter Kim Cattrall. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Luke Treadaway wins Olivier Award for Best Actor

Luke Treadaway has won the Olivier Award for Best Actor for his role in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Treadaway, who said he was "speechless", pipped James McAvoy, Rupert Everett, Rafe Spall and Mark Rylance to the award:

Helen Mirren wins Olivier Award for Best Actress

Dame Helen Mirren has won the Olivier Award for Best Actress for her performance as the Queen in The Audience:

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