The Winter’s Tale to Return to the Royal Opera House

Christopher Wheeldon’s 2014 acclaimed production of The Winter’s tale will return to the Royal Opera House for its first revival as part of Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary celebrations.  Nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance and winning  the 2015 Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for Best Classical Choreography, this is widely regarded to… Read More

PREVIEW: Carlos Acosta: The Classical Farewell @Royal Albert Hall

Sadler’s Wells and the Royal Albert Hall have announced that Carlos Acosta will bid farewell to classical ballet in a series of concerts at the Royal Albert Hall from the 3rd to the 7th October.  The Classical Farewell will present highlights from the acclaimed ballet dancer’s career, as well as marking the final time that audiences… Read More

Review Roundup… Motown: The Musical @Shaftesbury Theatre

This latest musical to hit the West End follows the the career of Berry Gordy and the creation of Motown Records. But is it a hit?  The Guardian: **Michael Billington found : “It’s a fascinating rags-to-riches story but this version leaves all the key questions unanswered.” The Telegraph: **** Dominic Cavendish was more enthusiastic writing:… Read More

PREVIEW:Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies @Imperial War Museum, London

The Imperial War Museum will take visitors behind the scenes of some of the most familiar war films to be released in the last 100 years.  Opening on the 30th June, the exhibition will mark the 100th anniversary since the release of the original blockbuster The Battle of the Somme.  Real to Reel will be an immersive… Read More

REVIEW: Nell Gwynn, Apollo Theatre

Gemma Arterton sparkles in this lavish production about the woman who would become King Charles II’s mistress.  In a similar way to the hit ‘Shakespeare in Love’, Jessica Swale’s play is a celebration of the theatre and the arts, reaffirming the audience’s love for escaping into someone else’s life for a couple of hours. Set… Read More