Olivier Award Winning Musical Sunny Afternoon to Leave West End

It has been confirmed today that hit musical Sunny Afternoon is to close in the West End on the 29th October after more than two years in London.  Having won four Olivier Awards including Best New Musical,  Sunny Afternoon transferred to the West End following a sold out run at the Hampstead Theatre in 2014. Sunny… Read More

PREVIEW:Wakaa the Musical, The Shaw Theatre

Contemporary Nigerian arts, culture and music will be celebrated in Wakaa the Musical, running at The Shaw Theatre from the 21st to the 25th July. Wakaa the Musical is a stage production filled with drama, comedy, live music and dance about the highs and lows of the lives of graduates with varied backgrounds.  A wager… Read More

Review Round Up… Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts annual exhibition celebrating new talent as well as established artists of the art world is now open. But can it live up to expectations? Evening Standard: ** Ben Luke found that: “Wilson brings plenty of energy to the task, but overall it’s a show that emphasises the format’s weaknesses rather… Read More

PREVIEW: That’s Entertainment, New Victoria Theatre

The brand new song and dance production starring West End and Broadway star Ruthie Henshall arrives in Woking from the 12th to the 16th July.  That’s Entertainment celebrates the best and biggest hits of the 1940’s and 1950’s including music by Lerner and Loewe, Rodgers and Hammerstein, as well as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Some… Read More

Album Review: Samantha Barks

This charming album allows the wonderful warm vocals of Samantha Barks to ring out with plenty of style.  The self-titled debut album from Samantha Barks is exactly what you would expect from her: sweet, gentle and plays to her strengths. It also has a wonderful country music vibe about it that adds a bit of… Read More

1984 Announces West End Extension

Now in previews at the Playhouse Theatre, it has been confirmed that George Orwell’s 1984 will now be booking until the 29th October, adding an eight week extension to the original run. Robert Icke , Duncan Macmillan and Daniel Raggett’s hugely successful production of George Orwell’s masterpiece is back in London for a limited season… Read More