PREVIEW: Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty @New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Matthew Bourne’s gothic version of the fairytale classic Sleeping Beauty, is currently touring the UK and arrives at the New Victoria Theatre next month.  Recently knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list 2016, Sir Matthew Bourne celebrates Tchaikovsky’s music as well as completing the trio of the composer’s ballet works that started with Nutcracker! (1992) and of… Read More

The Faction Announces ‘Transformations’ Series at Wilton’s Music Hall

Theatre company The Faction have announced a series of dates at Wilton’s Music Hall to present ‘Transformations’ – three solo adaptations of the work of Cervantes, Goethe and Kafka.    Running from the 12th to the 15th January, the three pieces will be directed and produced by Rachel Valentine Smith and Mark Leipacher. Audiences coming to… Read More

Review Round Up… Blackstar by David Bowie

David Bowie is back with a brand new album- but is it any good? Here is what some of the critic have to say about it.  The Scotsman:**** Fiona Shepherd wrote that the album is : “as enigmatic as its creator.” The New York Times: Jon Pareles described it as: “the strange, daring, ultimately rewarding… Read More

Coming soon to DVD…Frankenstein

One of horror film’s most iconic monsters is brought back to life again in a modern adaptation of Frankenstein, which arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on the 22nd February… (Warning: trailer is a little bit graphic in places – so please don’t watch if slightly squeamish) Set in Los Angeles in the present day, the… Read More

REVIEW: Guys & Dolls, Savoy Theatre

This classic musical is given a fantastic revival in this Chichester Festival Theatre transfer that is light and bubbly throughout.  With fantastic music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, a great story based on the book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows and you have got one heck of a cure for the January blues. Nathan… Read More