NEWS: Immersive Production of A Christmas Carol to Play at Windsor Castle

It has been confirmed that for the first time an immersive production of A Christmas Carol will take place at Windsor Castle’s State Apartments in December.  From the 16th to the 30th December, theatre company Watch Your Head will present the festive favourite in the castle’s two largest rooms, where the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret performed Christmas… Read More

Review Round Up: Committee, Donmar Warehouse

Adam Penford directs this new musical about the collapse of Kids  Company. But did critics enjoy the production?  What happens when something goes wrong? Who holds us accountable?  On 15 October 2015, as part of an inquiry into ‘The collapse of Kids Company’, Camila Batmanghelidjh and Alan Yentob gave evidence to The Public Administration and… Read More

NEWS: Kara Lily Hayworth Cast as Cilla Black in World Premiere of Cilla the Musical

Following weeks of open auditions, it has been announced that producers of Cilla the Musical have found the star of the new musical.  Based on the critically acclaimed ITV mini-series based on the early life of Cilla Black written by Jeff Pope, this new musical will open in Cilla’s hometown of Liverpool on the 7th September… Read More

Review Round Up: Mr Gillie, Finborough Theatre

Jenny Eastop directs this first London production of James Bridie’s play in sixty years. But what have critics been saying about it?  Village headmaster William Gillie is killed by the furniture van coming to take away his possessions, as he is being evicted from his home when his school is closed down. He has spent… Read More

NEWS: Design Museum Acquires David Bowie’s Blackstar album for Permanent Collection

The singer’s album is one of a number of objects acquired by the museum for its permanent collection.  New acquisitions to the Design Museum’s collection includes the rainbow flag, David Bowie’s Blackstar album, a coffee cup for astronauts and Oculus Rift’s virtual reality headset. The museum has a collection that is devoted to contemporary design and… Read More

REVIEW: King Kong, The Vaults

From Daniel Clarkson (co-creator of Potted Potter) and director Owen Lewis comes this lively and very silly reimagining of the classic Kong story.  I will be the first to admit that I have never seen the appeal of King Kong as a film, a giant monkey that causes chaos and destruction just doesn’t seem like… Read More