NEWS: Longlist Announced for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

The longlist for the 2020 UK and Ireland award was announced today. Now in its 16th year, the longlist for the 2020 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year has been announced – including a mixture of well established authors and those who have made their debut. The award, which is presented by Harrogate… Read More

REVIEW: Lorna Dallas: Home Again, Stay at Home with Crazy Coqs

This warm and heartfelt performance from the West End star is filled with nostalgia and fabulous vocals. Having first appeared in London in a revival of Jerome Kern’s Showboat, starring opposite Dame Cleo Laine, Lorna Dallas returned to London in 2018 to perform a warmly intimate show at the Crazy Coqs. Filled with heartwarming antidotes… Read More

NEWS: New British Musical Cautionary Tale to Come to Life in Your Home

Rebecca Atkinson-Lord (Former Director of Theatre at Ovalhouse), and Rebecca Applin (Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer Award) are asking people to help bring their musical to life from their own home. New musical Cautionary Tale was in development when the Covid-19 pandemic hit and the workshop performances had to be cancelled. Now the musical’s writers are… Read More

REVIEW: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

This sequel to the 2014 film feels as though it has a stronger narrative, while ensuring that there is still plenty of acton. It is always difficult to do a sequel to a story which seems to have reached its natural conclusion in the first film and it would be easy to be sceptical about… Read More