Looking to get into the Festive Spirit?

As everybody flocks to Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park, there is another festive event happening in East London – Winterville.  Running at Victoria Park in East London until the 23rd December, this alternative festive town has plenty to offer families over the Christmas period. There are plenty of attraction, food and drink stalls as well… Read More

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical Extends Run

Following 10 weeks of wowing audiences and critics in the West End, it has been announced that Showstopper! The Improvised Musical  is extending and transferring to the Lyric Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue for 10 more performances between the 15th February and 25th July. The production takes audience’s suggestions and transforms them into all-singing and all-dancing shows… Read More

The Winter’s Tale Tops UK Cinema Box Office

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s sold out production of The Winter’s Tale has topped the UK box office as it was broadcast to 520 cinemas across the country in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment. Broadcast live from the Garrick Theatre in the West End to cinemas across the globe, the critically acclaimed production took approximately £1.1 million… Read More

Mandela Trilogy to Tour UK and Ireland

The Wales Millennium Centre and Cape Town Opera have announced that the Mandela Trilogy will be embarking on a UK and Ireland tour from the 24th August to the 24th September 2016. Written and directed by Michael Williams, the Mandela Trilogy is a musical tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela and had its European premiere… Read More

Review: Howard Barker Double Bill, Arcola Theatre

This powerful double bill of works by the playwright is fascinating to watch but feels empty of meaning that makes it difficult to fully enjoy.  This double bill of work directed by Robyn Winfield-Smith starts with The Twelfth Battle of Isonzo, which for the majority of the time takes place in the dark. It tells… Read More

Review: Thailand Eye, Saatchi Gallery

This latest exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery shows the creativity and boldness of Thailand’s contemporary art scene.    From the second that you step into Thailand Eye , visitors are taken into a strange almost Wonderland like world filled with imagination and creativity that can be somewhat overwhelming if you aren’t used to it. It is… Read More

Review: Pride & Prejudice, The Hampstead Players

Jane Austen’s classic novel is transformed for the stage in this charming adaptation that really gets to the heart of the story.  The Hampstead Players and their atmospheric production of the beloved classic is well suited for the charming surroundings of Hampstead Parish Church – adding a hint of sophistication but without distracting from the… Read More

Preview: Botallack o’Clock @Old Red Lion Theatre

The Old Red lion Theatre is to present Botallack O’Clock  from the 12th January to the 6th February it has been announced. This funny and thought-provoking show will take audiences into the creative mind of Roger Hilton CBE, one of the most unique voices in British post-war art. In 1965, after he represented Britain at the… Read More

NEWS: Simon McBurney Returns to Direct The Magic Flute at ENO

It has been announced that Complicite Artistic Director Simon McBurney will be returning to the English National Opera to direct the first revival of his production of The Magic Flute. Taking place at the London Coliseum from the 5th February to the 19th March 2016, the cast will be led by ENO Music Director Mark Wigglesworth.… Read More

Album Review: 25, Adele

This is one of the most eagerly anticipated albums of the last few years, since Adele took time away from the music scene to become a mother. Was it worth the wait?  There is a more mature feel about 25 in comparison to 21, showing how in the time that she has been ‘away’ how… Read More