Mythic – Review

Mythic: Charing Cross Theatre, London Reviewed 6th October 2018 (final preview performance). ★★★   Mythic is a new pop/rock musical comedy by Marcus Stevens and Oran Eldor. There have seen several new musicals recently focussing on Greek Mythology and this new musical is billed to turn the Ancient Greek story of Persephone on its side... Continue Reading →

Madagascar The Musical UK Tour – Review

Madagascar The Musical UK Tour: Churchill Theatre, Bromley Reviewed 25th September 2018 ★★★ Madagascar The Musical is the brand new toe-tapping musical from Dreamworks based on the hit 2005 film, Madagascar. It follows Alex (X-Factor 2016 winner Matt Terry), Marty, Melman and Gloria as they escape from New York's Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an... Continue Reading →

Sylvia – Review

Sylvia: The Old Vic, London Reviewed 19th September ★★★★ Sylvia is a brand new musical celebrating the life of Sylvia Pankhurst and her pivotal role in the campaign for women's rights and the price she paid for her political purpose.  This musical, co-written by Kate Prince (ZooNation, Everybody's Talking About Jamie) manages to combine hip-hop, dance, soul and... Continue Reading →

Midnight – Review

Midnight: Union Theatre, London Reviewed 11th September 2018 ★★★★ Midnight is a brand new musical psychological drama making its World Premiere at the Union Theatre. Based upon the play Citizens of Hell by Elchin, Midnight tells the story of a husband and wife who, living in Azerbaijan as part of the police state of the... Continue Reading →

Thor and Loki – Ed Fringe 2018 – Review

Thor and Loki: Assembly Roxy, Upstairs Venue 139, Edinburgh Fringe Reviewed 22nd August 2018 ★★★★ Thor and Loki is a brand new comedy musical by Harry Blake created with House of Blakewell. Whilst war rages on the fate of the gods rests on Thor's mighty shoulders. But Thor he hates violence and prefers writing poetry. Half-giant... Continue Reading →

It Happened in Key West – Review

It Happened in Key West: Charing Cross Theatre, London. Reviewed 14th August 2018. ★★★ Certainly an odd concept for a musical but It Happened in Key West tells the true story about the 1930's x-ray technician and his desperate and unorthodox ways to stay with the love of his life - even after death. This... 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 →

Knights of the Rose – Review

Knights of the Rose; Arts Theatre, London. Reviewed 5th July 2018 ★★★ Knights of the Rose is a brand new British Musical by Jennifer Marsden and directed and choreographed by Racky Plews. It's a story of love, betrayal and sacrifice as the Knights of the Rose defend their house and honour during the battle of... 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 →

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