Chess – Review

Chess: London Coliseum, London Reviewed 30th May ★★★★★   Written in 1984 by ABBA songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, and Tim Rice this production in London's Coliseum marks the first time that Chess has been in the West End since 1986. Chess is set against the background of the Cold War in the late 1970s/early 1980s, in which... Continue Reading →

A Little Princess – Review

A Little Princess: Southbank Centre, London Reviewed 28th May 2018 ★★★★★ This was the UK premiere of the musical adaptation of the Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic novel. With an all-star cast including Amanda Abbington (Sherlock), Danny Mac (Sunset Boulevard), Alexia Khandime (Wicked), Adam J. Bernard (Dreamgirls), Rebecca Trehearn (Showboat) accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert... Continue Reading →

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – Review

Cinderella by Matthew Bourne and New Adventures: Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Reviewed 26th May 2018 ★★★★★ Cinderella is another spectacular ballet to come from Sir Matthew Bourne's dance company New Adventures. Having premiered in 1997 at Sadler's Wells, this UK tour marks the shows 20th Anniversary and the 30th Anniversary of New Adventures. Instantly the audience... Continue Reading →

Strictly Ballroom the Musical – Review

Strictly Ballroom the Musical: Piccadilly Theatre, London Reviewed 15th May 2018 ★★★★ Strictly Ballroom the Musical comes full of sequins, sparkle and spectacular dancing from its previous incarnations at West Yorkshire Playhouse and in Toronto in 2017 to take the London’s West End by storm. Directed and choreographed by dance extraordinaire Drew McOnie audiences can be sure of... Continue Reading →

H.R.Haitch – Review

H.R.Haitch: Union Theatre, London Reviewed 14thMay 2018 ★★★ H.R.Haitch is a new British musical about Chelsea, daughter of a pub landlord and a Page 3 model who hates the royal family, who finds out that her boyfriend is a prince. The show is about these two unlikely lovers and the clash of their worlds. Written in... Continue Reading →

West End Live Lounge May 2018

West End Live Lounge: The Other Palace, London Reviewed 13th May 2018 After yet another sell-out concert in February, West End Live Lounge returned to The Other Palace on Sunday the 13th May. This time proceeds from this charity concert went to Centrepoint – a charity helping homeless youths in the UK. The theme for tonight’s... Continue Reading →

Breakin’ Convention 2018

Breakin’ Convention 2018: Sadlers Wells, London Reviewed 7th May 2018 ★★★★ Sadlers Wells was host to the 15th Breakin’ Convention over the May Bank Holiday weekend. This special three-day event celebrates everything hip-hop from dancing to music and even graffiti associated with this ever-growing form of expression. During the weekend, Sadlers Wells organised many fantastic... Continue Reading →

Kerry Ellis 20th Anniversary Tour – Review

Kerry Ellis 20th Anniversary Tour: Churchill Theatre, Bromley Reviewed 6th May 2018 To celebrate the 20th anniversary of her first stage debut Kerry Ellis invites audiences to a showstopper concert. Star of Wicked, We Will Rock You, Les Miserables, Cats, Miss Saigon and most recently her first play The Importance Of Being Ernest the multi-talented... Continue Reading →

The Tap Pack – Review

The Tap Pack: The Peacock Theatre, London Reviewed 2nd May 2018 ★★★★ Following on from Australia's hit tap dancing film and stage show 'Tap Dogs' comes The Tap Pack. Inspired by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. The Tap Pack mixes timeless style with innovative, energetic tap dancing. This show is a real... Continue Reading →

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