Favourite Gershwin Songs

Following the charming Prom devoted to the music of the Gershwin’s the other evening at the Royal Albert Hall, here is a guide to some of the best songs that they created.  1. ‘S Wonderful: there is a wonderful lilting rhythm to this song, combined with the charming lyrics that makes it a romantic and beautiful… Read More

Review Round Up: Children of Eden, Union Theatre

 Stephen Schwartz and John Caird’s musical is brought back to the stage in a new production directed by Christian Durham, now playing at the Union Theatre.  The Reviews Hub: **** “For those new to this holy, wholly wholesome gem, it will quite rightly be a revelation.” The Stage: *** Mark Shenton wrote: “But even if the… Read More

NEWS: Royal Opera to Present New Production of Norma to Open 2016/2017 Season

The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden will present Àlex Ollé’s new production of Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma, with performances from the 12th September until the 8th October.  This new production will be conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of the Royal Opera House and will star Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva in the title role of Norma for  and… Read More

REVIEW: A Little Love Song by Michelle Magorian

In a similar way to Goodnight Mr Tom, A Little Love Song looks at the effect of war on those not in the middle of the fighting but trying to create a future for themselves.  This wonderfully warm hearted coming of age story tells the story of two sisters sent to the country to live… Read More

New Music: Stand Down by Morrissey and Marshall

The Dublin duo released their latest single ‘Stand Down’ on Friday 12th August.  Their combination of rock & roll combined with folk music is very much reflected in this latest single, which follows on from ‘Cold November Sunrise’ and is taken from their upcoming album, due to be released later this month. Talking about the… Read More

First Impressions: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Script by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne

With the play officially open in the West End, it is only right that the script is published for those who can’t get tickets through legitimate means or just want to revisit the story again…but is it worth a read?  Many fans were disappointed on reading their copies of the new story that it was… Read More