35mm: A Musical Exhibition: The Other Palace, London. Reviewed 30th September 2017. ★★★ This interesting show with music from Award-winning composer Ryan Scott Oliver is inspired by Broadway photographer Matthew Murphy. Each photograph tells a story and is coupled with a variety of songs ranging from acapella pieces to rock songs. Whilst there is no... Continue Reading →
Legally Blonde (UK Tour) – Review
'Oh My God You Guys' need to hot foot it down to your local theatre to catch this toe-tapping, upbeat musical! It is a real feel-good show with catchy songs, an amazingly talented cast and has the audience grinning from start to finish.
Footloose (UK Tour) – Review
Footloose (UK Tour): Peacock Theatre, London Reviewed 17th September 2017. ★★★ This legendary 80's musical has always been a hit with toe-tapping hits such as 'Footloose', 'Holding Out For a Hero' and 'Let's Hear it for the Boy'. The latest version of the 80's classic which follows main character Ren McCormack as he moves to... Continue Reading →
Rise of ‘Jukebox’ Musicals – personal response.
With Rock of Ages confirmed to be returning in 2018 and the new Tina Turner musical having just been announced to be opening at the Alydwch Theatre in London in Spring 2018 it made me think about the rise in 'jukebox' musicals. There seems to be a fashion at the moment for these style of... Continue Reading →
Hairspray (UK Tour) – Review
Stylish, colourful costumes, fantastic dancing and catchy songs. A hit for all the family!
9 to 5 the Musical – Review
9 to 5 The Musical: Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Reviewed 2nd September 2017. With music by Dolly Parton and a funny plot following three women working '9 to 5' in an office run by an arrogant, sexist boss this is a sure hit with many audiences, most notably women, office workers and fans of... Continue Reading →
Some Lovers – Review
Some Lovers: The Other Palace Reviewed 2nd September 2017 ★★★ Some Lovers is a new musical from Steven Sater (Spring Awakening) and Burt Bacharach (Grammy Award winning pop legend). It is a love story set over 20 years following one couple with just 4 actors. Some Lovers was presented as part of Katy Lipson's 'From... Continue Reading →