Danny Mac and Dan Burton lead the cast in “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at London’s Dominion Theatre this festive season from November 16, 2019 to January 4, 2020. "Strictly Come Dancing" finalist Mac plays Bob Wallace, while Olivier Award nominee Burton – who has appeared in stage musicals such as “Gypsy” and “Jersey Boys” – takes [...]
Selfridges has opened its Christmas shop in its flagship Oxford Street London store - before the end of July! It has become an annual tradition for Selfridges to launch its festive department early in this particular store, before rolling out the Christmas cheer in other cities in early autumn. Selfridges claims it is the first [...]
Paterson Joseph will follow in the footsteps of Rhys Ifans and Stephen Tompkinson when he stars in "A Christmas Carol" at the Old Vic in London when the show returns later this year. Joseph takes on the role of Scrooge in Jack Thorne's version of Charles Dickens' classic tale.
US television channel Lifetime has ordered a personal best 28 new Christmas films for this festive season - surpassing its record total off 18 in 2018. Two of the new movies see the return to Lifetime of Melissa Joan Hart and Tia Mowry-Hardrict. Hart has reportedly been cast in "Christmas Reservations", while Mowry-Hardrict will star [...]
Exactly five months until Christmas Day and our thoughts are already turning to festive chocolate, thanks to dear old Cadbury. The company has unveiled its Christmas selection for 2019...and it includes Dairy Milk chocolate bars full of gingerbread pieces. Cadbury's Dairy Milk Snowman returns in its regular milk chocolate version, but will now be accompanied by a [...]
Oscar winners Jennifer Hudson and Dame Judi Dench head a star-strewn cast in the big screen version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stage musical “Cats” this festive season. The cast also includes Idris Elba, Sir Ian McKellen, James Corden, Rebel Wilson and Taylor Swift. Hudson plays the outcast Grizabella and performs the show-stopping song “Memory”. Tom [...]
"Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical" - December 10, 2019 to January 5, 2020 Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic story "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" as it's brought to life for the first time in the UK, on stage at The Lowry in Salford. It features the songs “You’re A Mean [...]
When we are talking Heston Blumenthal-inspired Fig & Port Cheesecake for Christmas, it can mean just one thing…Waitrose has become the latest supermarket to reveal its festive food range for 2019. Heston from Waitrose Pistachio Stollen Loaf and Waitrose Pork & Pancetta Christmas Cracker are among the other mouth-watering options. Iconic London store Fortnum & [...]
"Christmas Spectacular" at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester – December 18 Christmas Spectacular is a festive show to savour with music, dance, lights and a snow-filled finale. Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall plays host to West End vocalists, a full orchestra and the Jingle Belle Dancers. For ticket information and more details go to bridgewater-hall.co.uk.
Sir Paul McCartney is working on a stage musical adaptation of the classic Christmas film "It's a Wonderful Life". He was just four when the film was released in 1946. The new musical version is set for its opening night late next year. "It's A Wonderful Life is my favourite film," said the Tony Award-winning producer [...]