NEWS: Earliest Watercolour of Henry VIII’s lost Nonsuch palace saved for the nation

The Victoria and Albert Museum has acquired the earliest depiction of Henry VIII’s lost palace of Nonsuch has now been saved for the nation, following a temporary export ban.  This detailed depiction of Henry VIII’s famed lost palace of Nonsuch that once stood in Cheam, Surrey is a signed and dated watercolour by Flemish painter Joris Hoefnagel.… Read More

PREVIEW: HIP, VAULT Festival

This one woman show by Jolie Booth, producer of Backstage in Biscuitland will arrive at the VAULT Festival from the 1st to the 5th February.  This one woman show will transport audiences  to a cosy living room with hypnotic OHP, cushions, incense, tequila and nibbles. A squatter makes her way up to a long-forgotten flat above a… Read More

Review Round Up: She Loves Me, Menier Chocolate Factory

Matthew White directs this revival of the musical, featuring music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. But what have critics been saying about it?  The Guardian: **** “It’s a show that gains from the intimacy of the Menier setting and the skilfulness of White’s staging.” The Independent: ***** “Matthew White’s revival at the Menier delectably… Read More