RIP Garry Marshall

The sad news that the director has passed away  is a sad loss to film making – particularly when it comes to romantic comedies. Here is a few films that he will be particularly remembered for…  1. Pretty Woman: no one really quite matches the pairing of Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in any romantic comedy and… Read More

Video: Amber Riley Performs ‘I am Changing’ from Dreamgirls

A new video has been released of Amber Riley performing ‘I am Changing’ from the musical Dreamgirls, which hits the West End in November.  Dreamgirls, which will open for previews at the Savoy Theatre on the 19th November, will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw and will take audiences on a journey with a… Read More

PREVIEW: Royal Academy of Arts to Present Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932

The Royal Academy of Arts has confirmed that it will be presenting a major exhibition from February 2017, focusing on a major part of Russian History and featuing the work of artists such as Chagall, Kandinsky, Malevich and Tatlin.  Running from the 11th February until the 17th April 2017, Revolution: Russian Art will focus on the… Read More

Cast Announced for UK Tour of Sunny Afternoon

While the multi-Olivier award winning musical continues to play for London audiences in the West End, casting has been confirmed for the UK tour, which opens at the Manchester Opera House on the 19th August.  Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, the hit musical looks at the life and career of The Kinks, featuring some of… Read More

NEWS: Mark Strong and Hope Davis to Star in The Red Barn

The National Theatre has confirmed that Mark Strong and Hope Davis will lead the cast in Dvid Hare’s new play The Red Barn, appearing at the Lyttelton Theatre from the 6th October.  Based on the novel, La Main, by Georges Simenon, David Hare’s new play The Red Barn has taken the original story and transformed it into… Read More

REVIEW: Cut, Vaults Theatre

This unnerving show features a strong performance from Hannah Norris, but the story itself feels muddled and unclear.  Duncan Graham’s piece of a woman who is being followed or at least she thinks she is, has a power to grip but by the end leaves the audience emotionally drained and as paranoid as the woman… Read More

First Experience of…Oxo Tower Bar

On what was the hottest day of the year so far, it seemed appropriate to sit back and admire the view at the Oxo Tower Bar of the city, while sipping on a delicious cocktail. The main reason for visiting this gorgeously located bar and restaurant was to sample some summer cocktails involving Bloom gin .… Read More