A tale as old as timeBeloved Disney classic Beauty and the Beast is rumoured to be saying bonjour in the West End after a spellbinding UK tour. According to reports, the show will be sweeping up fans across the country before a season at the London Palladium.
Beauty and the Beast transforms the beloved story of a cold-hearted prince who learns to leave behind his selfish ways, and a curious young woman who wishes for adventure, into a dazzling stage production.
The musical, with a book by Linda Woolverton, premiered on Broadway 26 years ago and last ran in London between 1997 and 1999. Now, the original creative team have reunited to bring the story to a brand new generation, aided by exciting technical innovations.
The UK and Ireland tour cast is lead by Courtney Stapleton and Emmanuel Kojo as Belle and the Beast. Other casting includes Gavin Lee (Mary Poppins) as Lumiere, Sam Bailey (The X Factor as Mrs Potts and Tom Senior as Gaston.
Featuring unforgettable music from Alan Menken, Tim Rice and Howard Ashman - including “Be Our Guest”, “Gaston” and “Belle” - Beauty and the Beast transports audiences to the enchanted castle and incredible characters they know and love.
If you’ve been crossing your fingers for Beauty and the Beast tickets, don’t miss the chance to discover this tale as old as it's rumoured to be one of the London theatre shows coming soon to the West End.
Important informationPlaying at: Venue To Be Announced, London, London, E2 8AA
Performance dates: 20 Jun 2022 - 10 Sep 2022
Running time: TBC
Age recommendation: TBC