Review Round Up: The Entertainer, Garrick Theatre

Kenneth Branagh stars as Archie Rice in Rob Ashford’s production now playing at the Garrick Theatre. What are critics saying about this production of John Osborne’s play? The Guardian: *** Michael Billington thought that: “while Branagh is never less than fascinating to watch and the play makes a fitting climax to his year-long tenure at… Read More

New Music: Rhythm by CC Smugglers

The band are back with a brand new single ‘Rhythm’ which is released on the 2nd September and has just been added to the BBC Radio Playlist.  Combining genres such as American folk music, swing, jazz, country, ragtime and bluegrass, CC Smugglers are a band that are clearly not afraid to experiment with their sound and… Read More

NEWS: In the Heights Announces Final Extension

Hit musical In the Heights, currently running at the King’s Cross Theatre has announced its final extension at the theatre, booking until the 8th January 2017.  The Olivier and Tony Award winning musical by Lin Manuel Miranda has also confirmed changes to the cast. From the 16th September, the cast will include: Arun Blair-Mangat as ‘Benny’… Read More

NEWS: Half a Sixpence to Transfer to the West End

Following a critically acclaimed run at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Cameron Mackintosh has announced that Rachel Kavanaugh’s production will transfer to London’s Noel Coward Theatre from the 29th October.  The original cast for this production will also transfer to the West End, including Charlie Stemp as Arthur Kipps, Devon-Elise Johnson as Ann Pornick – alongside three times Olivier-nominated… Read More

PREVIEW: Tequila & Mezcal Fest,The Boiler house at the Truman Brewery, Brick Lane

Returning for the third consecutive year, the Tequila & Mezcal Fest is the UK’s only festival devoted to Mexico.  Taking place on the 17th and 18th September at the Truman Brewery in Brick Lane, the festival is split into two sessions in the afternoon and evening to make sure that everyone gets an opportunity to… Read More

NEWS: Citadelle Gin Launches French Film Evening

French spirit Citadelle Gin will be joining forces with Roof East  for a French cinema evening to be held on the 1st September.  The rooftop space in East London (opposite Stratford station) will be given  a Parisian makeover especially for the event. Those who visit on the opening night can expect Citadelle cocktails as well as… Read More

NEWS: New London Theatre The Bunker Announces First Season

The new London venue is based in a former underground carpark in Southwark Street.  Although the venue is not yet completed, the opening season for this new venue has been confirmed, featuring a wide range of theatre,  art installations, film showings and one-off performances encompassing work-in-development, poetry, music, dance, and discussions. The Autumn season, running from… Read More

NEWS: Images Released for Musical The Wind in the Willows

Images and full casting for the musical adaptation of The Wind in the Willows has been released today as the cast begin rehearsals for the brand new musical.  Rehearsals have now started for the anticipated new musical of Kenneth Grahame’s beloved story, created by George Stiles, Anthony Drewe and Julian Fellowes, which will open at… Read More

NEWS: UK Tour of Miss Saigon Confirmed

For those who missed seeing Miss Saigon in London, don’t despair as it has been confirmed the hit London production will be touring the UK from next year.  Cameron Mackintosh made the announcement that the production will open for this major UK tour at the Curve Theatre in Leicester on the 3rd July 2017, before… Read More

NEWS: Tara Theatre Starts New Season with Paradise of the Assassins

The Tara Theatre based in Earlsfield will kick off their new season with Anthony Clark’s adaptation of Abdul Halim Sharar’s Paradise of the Assassins .  This production will be the first adaptation of Abdul Halim Sharar’s most famous novel, set in the medieval Persia which tells the story of  young lovers Hussain and Zamurrud, who… Read More