Tick, Tick… Boom!

Tick, Tick... Boom!: Netflix release 19th November 2021 ★★★★★ Before Jonathon Larson wrote the award-winning rock musical Rent, he wrote an semi-autobiographical musical as a solo-piece; Tick, Tick... Boom. Over 30 years later, Lin-Manuel Miranda has directed this important story in a new Netflix film. The show tells of a young, almost 30 year old... Continue Reading →

Back to the Future – Review

Back to the Future: Adelphi Theatre, London 7th November 2021 ★★★★★ Back to the Future, based on the 1985 cult hit film, wowed audiences when it first hit the stage in February 2020 in Manchester. Unfortunately, Covid put pay to the rest of its run but in the few short weeks that it was playing... Continue Reading →

Dear Evan Hansen (film) – Review

★★★ Fans of Dear Evan Hansen have long anticipated its cinema release. Dear Evan Hansen, which features music by Ben Pasek and Justin Paul, premiered on Broadway in 2016 to much critical acclaim. Winner of many awards including Tony awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Musical, Grammy award for Best Musical... Continue Reading →

Prince of Egypt – Review

Prince of Egypt: Dominion Theatre, London 20th February 2020 (preview performance) ★★★★ Prince of Egypt has long been a firm favourite DreamWorks film with many since its 1998 debut and it is now set to delight audiences onstage in a dramatic, passionate story starting over 3,000 years ago. The show tells the biblical story of... Continue Reading →

Amélie The Musical – Review

Amélie The Musical: The Other Palace, London Reviewed 3rd November 2019 ★★★★ Amélie The Musical comes direct from a sell-out run at The Watermill Theatre and a UK tour. Taking the story of the five–time Oscar®-nominated film and bringing it to life, the cast of incredibly talented actor-musicians tell the charming story of Amélie set... Continue Reading →

Big the Musical – Review

Big the Musical: Dominion Theatre, London Reviewed 14th September 2019 (preview performance) ★★★★ Based upon the 1988 hit film Big, this production marks Big the Musical's first West End outing. Highly anticipated with a star casting including Jay McGuiness, Wendi Peters, Matthew Kelly and Kimberly Walsh, Big the Musical is running for a strictly limited... Continue Reading →

Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical – Ed Fringe 2019

Cruel Intentions: The 90's Musical: Assembly George Square Gardens, Palais du Variete, Edinburgh Reviewed 22nd August 2019 ★★★ Based upon the cult 90's hit film Cruel Intentions 'enter the manipulative world of Manhattan's most dangerous liaisons: Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil. Seduced by revenge and fuelled by passion, the step-siblings bet on destroying an innocent... Continue Reading →

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Review

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: Southwark Playhouse, London. Reviewed 20th May 2019 ★★★★★ Based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby and The Tender and the Damned, and subsequent film starring Brad Pitt The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is set during the First World War and tells the story of... Continue Reading →

Dirty Dancing (UK Tour) – Review

Dirty Dancing the Classic Story On Stage: Churchill Theatre, Bromley Reviewed 25th February 2019 ★★   The cult 1987 film, Dirty Dancing, has become a huge hit with fans and the new UK Tour of the on-stage musical version, premiered in the UK in 2006, is currently inviting more fans to have the time of... Continue Reading →

An Officer and a Gentleman – Review

An Officer and a Gentleman: Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Reviewed 11th August 2018 ★★★★★ This world premiere of a new musical 'An Officer and a Gentleman' is set to sweep audiences off their feet. The UK tour, based upon the true events made famous in the hit film starring Richard Gere, features many well-loved 80's hits... Continue Reading →

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