REVIEW: Glory by Britney Spears

Britney is back with a brand new album and a new sound – but is it worth listening to?  It is hard to believe that Glory is Britney Spears’s ninth studio album. It seems only yesterday that she first appeared with ‘Baby…One More Time’ and although much has happened since then, it seems that she… Read More

PREVIEW: Dido & Aeneas as Dido & Belinda, King’s College

Helios Collective will present a reimagined reading of Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas as Dido & Belinda at King’s College as part of PLAY, the 2016 Arts & Humanities Festival.  Taking place between the 12th and the 14th October, Helios Collective asks why performances of old texts in music can’t be as innovative as performances of old texts for… Read More

NEWS:Andrew Lloyd Webber Announces Plans for The Other Palace

Formerly known as the St James Theatre, the new The Other Palace will officially open in February 2017.  Andrew Lloyd Webber has today confirmed plans for The Other Palace, the latest addition to The Really Useful Theatres Group and the new home for new musicals at various stages of development. Officially opening its doors in February… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Shakespeare’s Globe Production of John Milton’s Comus

The Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the casting for the production of John Milton’s Comus which will play at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse from the 26th October until the 19th November.  Lucy Bailey’s production is the first in Emma Rice’s inaugural winter season in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. John Milton’s masque tells of an unnamed heroine lost in… Read More

Review Round Up: Picasso’s Portraits, National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition focuses on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers – but what have critics been saying about it?  The Guardian: *** “This tame exhibition sells his radical genius short.” The Telegraph:**** “But there are marvellous things all the way through, more than enough to make this one of the year’s… Read More

NEWS: New Image and Behind-the-Scenes Footage for Dreamgirls Released

The first official image of Amber Riley, Ibinabo Jack and Liisi LaFontaine as The Dreams has been released as the cast begin rehearsals for Casey Nicholaw’s production opening for previews at the Savoy Theatre from the 19th November.  The new image and behind-the-scenes video have been released ahead of Amber Riley’s appearance on the Graham Norton show where… Read More

NEWS: First Look at Louise Jameson and Linda Nolan in Rumpy Pumpy!

New images have been released of Louise Jameson as WI campaigner Jean Johnson and Linda Nolan as madame Holly Spencer in new musical Rumpy Pumpy! as final casting for the production is announced.  Running at the Union Theatre from the 14th to the 19th November, this new British musical is based on the true story of two… Read More

REVIEW: Can You Hear Me Running?, The Pleasance

Based on the real life experiences of Louise Breckon Richards, Can You Hear Me Running? is all about the determination to succeed and never giving up no matter what obstacles are thrown at you.  Louise Breckon-Richards had always  loved singing and had been performing from a young age, until one day she discovered she had a… Read More