October 2018 Roundup

  Obviously the last two performances of Six were incredible and really special but the one show that really stood out to me during October was The Distance We Have Come. This was a short run of Scott Alan's song cycle at the intimate Cockpit theatre in London. The songs were utterly gorgeous and the... Continue Reading →

Tap Dogs – Review

Tap Dogs: Peacock Theatre Reviewed 24th October 2018 ★★★★★ Tap Dogs the sensational Australian tap show has returned to London. This is the first time since 2010 that Tap Dogs, created by Dein Perry, has been in the UK. Since its creation in 1995 Tap Dogs has travelled the world impressing audiences with astounding tap... Continue Reading →

Fame the Musical (UK Tour) – Review

Fame the Musical (UK Tour): Assembly Halls, Tunbridge Wells Reviewed 20th August 2018 ★★★★★   2018 marks the anniversary of the ever popular pop/rock production Fame the Musical! Following on from the 1980's successful film and television series following the students at New York’s High School For The Performing Arts it follows the students highs and... Continue Reading →

May 2018 Roundup

May was another busy stagey month. This time I spent time seeing some of the larger West End shows including Strictly Ballroom and Chess at the London Coliseum. I also managed to fit in some tours, concerts and a few dance shows including the Breakin' Convention at Sadler's Wells.   I am generally more a... 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 →

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 →

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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