CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
There is a legend concerning a murder once committed at the St James' Theatre, that a dumb woman will appear on stage to reveal the murderer. Tonight, Sir Charles Jasper is holding a dinner-party in the theatre, on the eve of coming into a vast fortune. However, should he die before eleven that evening, his nephew Maurice inherits it all. Maurice arrives to engineer the murder. Then, on stage, appears a strange woman. Performers Anita Harris, Karen Ford, Oliver Mellor. AuthorEmlyn Williams.ProducerIan Dickens Productions.