A Night at the Oscars: Review

A Night at the Oscars: Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London Reviewed 17th February 2018 ★★★★   A Night at the Oscars tells of the Golden Age of Hollywood through song, dance and stories! With music from Gershwin, Berlin, Porter, Kern, Arlen, Bernstein, Mercer, Mancini, Hamlisch and more it compresses forty years of Oscar-mania into two-hours... Continue Reading →

Carmen 1808: Review

Carmen 1808: Union Theatre, London Reviewed 13th February 2018 ★★★★★ Fresh, pacy and exciting. This new musical adaptation Bizet’s opera 'Carmen' by Phil Willmott is inspired by the fight for the Catalan independence and the true events of the 3rd May 1808. In this production the audience are taken back to 1808 and follow the... Continue Reading →

Think of England, Vault Festival: Review

Think of England: Vault Festival, London Reviewed 7th February 2018 by Amanda Reynolds ★★★★★ For this immersive piece of theatre the audience are welcomed into a smoky vault to the sound of a bellowing air raid siren. With the scene quickly being set, the audience are transported to the Second World War. The Waterloo Vaults... Continue Reading →

Hair The Musical 50th Anniversary- Review

Hair The Musical 50th Anniversary: The Vaults, London Reviewed 16th December 2017 ★★★★ This stunning production transferring from a successful run at the Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester is designed to fully immerse the audience from the get go. All aspects of the intimate theatre have been transformed from the quirky bar area to the auditorium.... Continue Reading →

The Lost Boy Peter Pan – Review

The Lost Boy Peter Pan: Pleasance Theatre, London Reviewed 4th December 2017 (press night). ★★★ Based on the famous children’s story, this adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic tale gives an insight into Peter’s life and the affect being a Lost Boy has on him. Performed by seven live actor-musicians and featuring an exciting and diverse selection of... Continue Reading →

The Masters of Mystery – Review

The Masters of Mystery: Marlowe Studio, Canterbury. Reviewed 20th October 2017. ★★★ This original musical from Jenna Donnelly and Ethan Lewis Maltby, directed by Jessica Beck is part of the 2017 Canterbury Festival in Kent. The story is set in 1926, in a town plagued by mysterious figures and missing women. Lock and Doc are the... Continue Reading →

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 →

STOP the musical (Ed Fringe) – review

STOP the musical: Edinburgh Fringe  Reviewed 25th August 2017 ★★★★★ This musical was led by an incredibly talented cast and didn't hold back. It attacked the important subject of mental health. Having suffered from mental health problems personally, this show tackled the issues with conviction and showed that anyone can be affected. The show follows... Continue Reading →

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