9 to 5 The Musical – Review

  9 to 5 The Musical: Savoy Theatre. Reviewed 20th April 2019 ★★★★ Dolly Parton's hit 9 to 5 has been impressing audiences since its movie debut in 1978. Since the 2009 Broadway premiere the musical of the same name it has become a firm favourite. 9 to 5 The Musical tells the story of Doralee,... Continue Reading →

Mamma Mia – Review

Mamma Mia: Novello Theatre, London Reviewed 6th March 2019 ★★★   Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvæus' musical Mamma Mia has been enjoyed by audiences for 20 years making it one of the West End's longest running musicals. Featuring well known ABBA hits such as 'Dancing Queen', 'SOS', 'Gimme, Gimme, Gimme', 'Mamma Mia' and 'Thank You For The... Continue Reading →

2018 Top Ten Shows

What a year 2018 has been! With new shows opening, famous revivals, some fabulous new touring productions starting not to mention some of the most well-received shows of recent years taking to the stage (Six, Heathers and Eugenius to mention just some). I have smashed my last years target of 53 shows and have seen... Continue Reading →

Shows to look out for in 2019

2019 looks set to be another fantastic year of theatre. With lots of the current West End shows closing their doors there are lots of Broadway shows crossing over the pond and opening in London and a fair few revivals too. Hopefully leaving some space for some new writing and material also. Check out the... Continue Reading →

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 →

West End Does: Halloween

West End Does: Halloween: Fortune Theatre, London 28th October 2018 What better way to celebrate the spookiest time of the year than with a collection of some of the West End's biggest talents in a special Halloween concert? West End Does presented Halloween: I Screamed A Scream at the Fortune Theatre (home to The Woman... Continue Reading →

Programmes vs Playbills

There has always been a long-standing argument that the audience should know exactly who they are seeing perform each night. In England, most shows sell programmes and a lot have up to date cast information on display somewhere within the theatre, normally in the front of house or sometimes on a printed slip inside the... Continue Reading →

Emma Kingston Live at Zedel

Emma Kingston; Live at Zedel, London. Reviewed 17th June 2018 Returning to Crazy Coqs after a sold out debut in April, Emma Kingston is currently playing Eva Peron in the International Tour of Evita. Already one of the most recognisable young voices in the West End, Emma manages to impress with powerhouse vocals and an... Continue Reading →

Heathers – Review

Heathers: The Other Palace Reviewed 16th June 2018 ★★★★★ Following a hugely successful workshop of Heathers at The Other Palace last summer this brand new production has already been a hit with audience members; selling almost all of the tickets before opening night. This UK premiere features new songs, a refined book and re-imagined staging.... Continue Reading →

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