NEWS: Full Cast for London Production of 42nd Street Confirmed

The production, which opens for previews at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on the 20th March, has confirmed its full cast.  The production will mark the West End debut of Grammy Award-winning Sheena Easton, playing the role of Dorothy Brock. Joining her in the cast of 50 will be: Tom Lister as Julian Marsh, Clare Halse as Peggy… Read More

PREVIEW: Immersive Production of a Christmas Carol to Play at Above the Arts Theatre

This new production of the classic festive story sees Hartshorn – Hook Productions and The Flanagan Collective team up once again, presenting a new immersive experience of the timeless story at Above the Arts from the 12th December.  This unique production, created by writer Alexander Wright and director Tom Bellerby, will see audiences settle down to a… Read More

Review Round Up: Comus, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

John Milton’s play is brought to life and the stage again in a new production directed by Lucy Bailey – but what have critics been saying about it?  The Guardian: **** “This is an evening of many different and unexpected virtues.” The Independent: **** “Lucy Bailey’s witty and beguiling production manages to get the piece… Read More

NEWS: Paul McGann to Tour UK in Moira Buffini’s Play

Paul McGann will make his UK theatre tour debut in Kate McGregor’s production of Moira Buffini’s Gabriel, opening at Richmond Theatre on the 28th March.  Presented by Theatre6, Moira Bufini’s play Gabriel is based in 1943 Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Widow and mother Jeanne does whatever it takes to keep her adolescent daughter Estelle and daughter-in-law Lily safe on… Read More

Review Round Up: A Street Cat Named Bob

The film based on James Bowen’s memoirs arrives on the big screen but can a cat and his owner melt the hearts of critics?  The Guardian: ** “More meme than movie, this cut-price rendering of James Bowen’s bestselling memoirs sees homeless busker Luke Treadaway’s plight positioned a distant second behind the ginger tom.” Den of… Read More

New Music: Ailie Robertson – Haven

This new composition from folk and classical harpist might be melancholy and tinged with sadness but there is still a sound of hope that runs through its numerous rises and falls.  Haven was inspired by ‘keening’, a form of vocal lament that is custom to funerals and this is something that comes through deep and… Read More