Things to See and Do: Monday 10th April

Here’s a few tips and ideas on the best things to visit in London this week… 1. 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane: having opened to rave reviews last week, this Broadway musical is certainly the talk of the town at the moment. Stunning choreography and performances from all of the cast makes this for a… Read More

News: Extra Performance of Brodsky/Baryshnikov Announced at the Apollo Theatre

Due to popular demand, an additional performance for Brodsky/Baryshnikov coming to the Apollo Theatre has been confirmed.  The one man show performed by legendary dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, will now have an additional performance on the 7th May due to popular demand. It is based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky and is a combination of a play, a… Read More

PREVIEW: Cosmic Trigger, Cockpit Theatre

Love & Will Productions and the Cockpit Theatre are to present the first full run of Daisy Campbell’s adaptation of Wilson’s seminal countercultural text Cosmic Trigger, playing at the Cockpit Theatre from the 4th May.  In 1976, playwright and director Ken Campbell staged Robert Anton Wilson’s, Illuminatus! – a nine-hour stage epic play that helped launch the… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Confirmed for Babette’s Feast at Print Room at the Coronet

The full cast for Babette’s Feast playing at the Print Room at the Coronet from the 9th May has been announced.  The cast for Bill Buckhurst’s production of the beloved short story is led by Joseph Marcell, Sheila Atim, Diana Quick and Marjorie Yates. The company will also include Norma Attalah, Amanda Boxer, Richard Clews, Henry Everett, Whoopie… Read More

NEWS: London Premiere of Driftwood from Casus to Play at Underbelly Festival

The Australian circus company will bring their new show Driftwood to the Underbelly Festival from the 4th May until the 4th June.  Following rave reviews at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Casus will bring their latest show Driftwood to London as part of the upcoming Underbelly Festival. The circus company are renowned for their aesthetic of delicately… Read More

Review Round Up: 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

The classic Broadway musical taps its way onto the London stage, starring Sheena Easton and Tom Lister. But what have critics been saying about it?  The Guardian: **** ” Forget La La Land. If you want to see hot hoofing, go to Mark Bramble’s production of 42nd Street.” Music OMH: ***** “Clare Halse as Peggy Sawyer… Read More

NEWS: Victoria and Albert Museum to Present Exhibition Exploring Plywood

On display from the 15th July, the Victoria and Albert Museum will examine the extraordinary history of plywood.  The V&A’s upcoming free exhibition will focus on the light, affordable and versatile material plywood, showcasing how the unlikely  material has been behind a number of extraordinary designs. By bringing together more than 120 objects, the display… Read More

NEWS: Opera North’s Production of Kiss Me Kate to Transfer to London

Opera North have confirmed that their revival production of Cole Porter’s musical will transfer to the London Coliseum from the 20th to the 30th June 2018.  Directed by Jo Davies and choreographed by Will Tuckett, this production of Kiss Me Kate will arrive in London following a run at the Leeds Grand Theatre from the 23rd to… Read More

Coming Soon: Kenneth MacMillan’s Mayerling Returns to the Royal Opera House

Considered to be the choreographer’s greatest masterpiece, this three act ballet returns to the Royal Opera House from the 28th April.  Rudolf, the emotionally unstable Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary, is forced to marry Princess Stephanie against his will. His former lover Marie Larisch procures him a young new mistress, Mary Vetsera – who shares his… Read More

REVIEW: Six Tudor Queens: Katherine of Aragon The True Queen, Alison Weir

Alison Weir creates a sympathetic Katherine of Aragon in this detailed portrait of her ultimately tragic life. Apparently based on new research into the life of Katherine of Aragon, this first novel in Alison Weir’s new series Six Tudor Queens is refreshing and offers a strong female personality that reveals just how strong Henry VIII’s… Read More