The Old Vic transformed: CQS Space

The transformation of the Old Vic into a theatre in the round…

“You’ve heard of theatre in the round? You’re looking at the man who invented theatre in the square: nobody had a good seat!” sings Max Bialystock inĀ The Producers.

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels to the Secret Cinema rescue!

News just in…

As the Secret Cinema debacle continues with another cancellation tonight, ticket holders are being offered an alternative.

Rufus Hound appears to have announced on his blog that ticket holders for tonight’s Back To The Future screening can attend Dirty Rotten Scoundrels for no charge.

They simply have to turn up to the Savoy Theatre…

A nice gesture from the Scoundrels team – and some positive PR for the show as well. Win-win.

The only question is: what if meaningful numbers of people take them up on the offer? Can they really have that many empty seats on a Friday evening?


Highest paid Hollywood actors list is out!

Forbes Magazine’s annual Hollywood earnings list is out and last year’s winner has topped the list again…

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Slightly Cleaner Rotten Scoundrels? Advertising strategy shift?


The producers of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels appear to be re-positioning the show – emphasising elegance and dance and de-emphasising the comedy. Will this bring greater box office success? And what does this tell us about the state of the West End?

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