Review Round Up: Gloria, Hampstead Theatre

Discover what critics have been saying about Michael Longhurst’s production starring Colin Morgan and Bo Poraj here:  New York. A city that runs on ambition – and coffee. In the offices of a notorious Manhattan magazine, a group of ruthless editorial assistants vie for their bosses’ jobs and a book deal before they’re thirty. But trapped between Starbucks runs,… Read More

PREVIEW: Modigliani, Tate Modern

Tate Modern’s Autumn exhibition will present a comprehensive exhibition looking at the work and achievements of  Amedeo Modigliani.  Bringing together a wide variety of sculptures and paintings including many nudes that he created, Tate Modern will explore how Modigliani managed to push the boundaries of  art during his short career. The exhibition will feature 100 pieces… Read More

REVIEW: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Audra McDonald doesn’t just perform as Billie Holiday, she completely emmerses herself in the character in Lonny Price’s elegant but ultimately tragic production.  Billie Holiday is remembered for her distinctive voice as much as her troubled personal life and this engrossing and sophisticated production really brings out her personality and story in a stylish way.… Read More

REVIEW: The Wind in the Willows, London Palladium

The beloved story is charmingly brought to life thanks to Rachel Kavanaugh’s wonderfully entertaining production that will delight children and adults.  Based on Kenneth Grahame’s beloved story, this new musical adaptation featuring music and lyrics by Anthony Drewe and George Stiles, has plenty of heart and endearing performances to provide gentle entertainment at the London… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…Disco Pigs, Trafalgar Studios

Rehearsals for the 20th anniversary production of Enda Walsh’s play have begun – here’s a glimpse of what has been happening so far…  Born at the same time on the same day in the same hospital, Pig and Runt have been inseparable ever since. They speak in their own language, play by their own rules,… Read More

NEWS: UK Premiere of Saloon by Cirque Éloize At The Peacock

It has been announced that the UK premiere of Cirque Eloize’s Saloon will take place at Sadler’s Wells West End venue The Peacock from the 4th October.  Audiences for Cirque Eloize’s show Saloon will be whisked to the Wild West filled with  he company’s trademark blend of spectacular circus and drama inspired by the Wild… Read More

Review Round Up: Hir, Bush Theatre

Arthur Darville stars in Nadia Fall’s production now playing at the Bush Theatre. Here’s what critics have been saying about it:    Isaac (Arthur Darvill) gets home from serving in the marines to find war has broken out back home. In a nondescript town somewhere in Central Valley – America, Isaac’s mom Paige (Ashley McGuire) is… Read More

NEWS: Told By An Idiot Announces 2017/2018 Season

The company has announced details of its upcoming 2017/2018 season which will include a tour to China, the premiere of a new work, a residency at the Barbican and an educational initiative with a leading drama school.  Announced by Told by an Idiot’s Artistic Director Paul Hunter, highlights for the upcoming season will include the return of… Read More

REVIEW: Blondel, Union Theatre

Tim Rice’s comical musical set during the Crusades is at times chaotic but Sasha Regan makes sure it is always entertaining.  There is no denying that this musical is an oddity. Based in the Middle Ages and the Crusades, Tim Rice’s rarely seen musical is given a lively if occasionally over the top revival thanks… Read More

NEWS: Cressida Bonas to Star in Mrs Orwell at the Old Red Lion Theatre

It has been confirmed that Cressida Bonas and Peter Hamilton are set to star in Jimmy Walters’ production of Tony Cox’s play, running at the Old Red Lion Theatre from the 1st August.  University College hospital, London, 1949. 1984 has just been published and George Orwell is in the last chapter of his life with a severe case of… Read More