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

Shows Opening: 30th August – 4th September

As the Edinburgh Festival ends, attention begins to switch once again to London and here is some of the shows opening this week!  1. The Entertainer, Garrick Theatre: this is the final production in Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s first season of work at the Garrick Theatre. As well as starring Kenneth Branagh in the role of… Read More

REVIEW: Bach Interpreted by Chad Lawson

The composer and pianist’s latest album is delicately and beautifully performed, but there is an element of doubt whether it will interest people with no knowledge of classical music.  Chad Lawson is a pianist who wants to introduce classical music to those who perhaps wouldn’t normally listen to it, but judging by Bach Interpreted, it… Read More

Review Round Up…Bad Moms

The film follows three mothers who are overworked and unappreciated as they grasp a bit of freedom and fun. But is it worth a watch?  The Guardian: ** Mike McCahill described it as: “less riot-grrrl provocation than sporadically rowdy coffee morning.” Empire: *** Helen O’hara wrote that it: “hints at a serious and worthwhile message… Read More

R.I.P Gene Wilder

Best known and loved for his quirky comic performances in the likes of Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles, Gene Wilder’s collaborations with Mel Brooks have created some of the most memorable comedy films. Here are just a few of these moments from these collaborations and other highlights from the actor’s career.  This first clip shows… Read More