Northern Ballet Getting Ready to Add a Bit of Sparkle to Christmas with The Nutcracker

Northern Ballet will be treating audiences to a magical production of The Nutcracker when it heads off on tour in November, opening at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking from the 4th to the 7th November. This much loved family Christmas favourite is set during a festive party, where the fire crackles and the pile of… Read More

Royal Academy of Arts Announces 2016 Exhibition Programme

The Royal Academy of Arts has today announced its 2016 exhibition programme for both its main galleries and those taking place in the Sackler Wing Galleries. This latest programme will open with Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse on the 30th January 2016, running until the 20th April 2016. The exhibition will be examining the… Read More

Production Images Released For Tipping the Velvet @Lyric Hammersmith

As Tipping the Velvet opens at the Lyric Hammersmith, new production images for the world première of Laura Wade’s adaptation of Sarah Waters’ best selling novel have been released. Set in 1887, the story begins as Nancy Astley sits in the audience at her local music hall, unaware that the next act who appears on… Read More

ZooNation Dance Company Brings Into the Hoods Back to London

The ZooNation Dance Company is bringing a newly revamped production titled Into The Hoods: Remixed to London’s Peacock Theatre from the 23rd October. This new adaptation of the 2008 award-winning show will be directed by Sadler’s Wells’ Associate Artist Kate Prince, before embarking on a UK tour in 2016. Using the trademark narrative hip hop… Read More

Review: A Little Chaos

Directed by Alan Rickman, this straightforward and romantic film is easy to love if you are a fan of period drama films. Starring Kate Winslet as Sabine, the story follows her as she challenges the sexual and class barriers that existed in the 1600’s to create one of the main gardens at King Louis XIV’s… Read More

Canadian Circus Cirque Alfonse to Headline London Wonderground in Summer 2016

The Canadian Circus company Cirque Alfonse  are to bring their show Barbu to London next year when they headline the London Wonderground festival in summer 2016. Following on from the successful run at the Underbelly’s new circus hub this summer (first venue to be devoted to circus at the Edinburgh festival), Barbu will run from the 15th June until… Read More

Stomp Extends Booking Period to 2017!

It has been announced today that hit show Stomp as extended its booking period at London’s Ambassadors Theatre until the 8th January 2017. The show will also be celebrating eight years at the Ambassadors Theatre on Sunday 27th September – where it has broken previous box office records for the theatre. Stomp was originally performed in… Read More

PREVIEW: One and All @Somerset House

This new exhibition arriving at Somerset House in November is a journey through sight, sound and sea featuring three artists to guide visitors on their way. Working with aural effects, poetry and art, Martyn Ware, Owen Sheers and Tania Kovats use their skills to create pieces that celebrate our connection with the British coast. One… Read More

PREVIEW: Blackeyed Theatre’s Production of The Great Gatsby

Transporting audiences back into the glamour of America’s Jazz Age, Blackeyed Theatre is coming to London soon with their production of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby as part of a UK tour. Commissioned to mark the 90th anniversary of the novel’s publication, the book has been adapted for the stage by Stephen… Read More

Album Review: Eleven by Rich Halley 4

This latest album from the Rich Halley 4 is filled with eleven new compositions by Rich Halley. It showcases a wide variety of music that the group have become well known for. The album seems to celebrate the freedom in their music and the way in which they perform it, but it loses its way… Read More