NEWS: Six the Musical Extends Run at the Lyric Theatre

It has been announced that the musical will now play at the Lyric Theatre for an additional eleven weeks. It has been confirmed that while theatres await news from the Government on the new tiering system and which tier that London will fall into,  there will be 11 additional weeks to catch Toby Marlow and… Read More

Interview With…Siana Bangura

Emma Clarendon chatted to Siana about her and Christina Nicole about their new podcast Behind the Curtains. Thanks so much for talking to me. What can you tell me about ‘Behind the Curtains’ podcast? ‘Behind the Curtains’ is a podcast centring and celebrating the off-stage roles in theatre. More often than not, when most people… Read More

NEWS: World Premiere of a DIY Musical Saving Christmas

This newly announced Christmas musical is to be performed by anyone anywhere. Featuring a story and book by Steven Dexter & Elliot Davis, music by Jimmy Jewell and lyrics by Elliot Davis, Saving Christmas is a new 20 musical that people can perform at home. The musical will feature Simon Callow as the Voice of… Read More

NEWS: Scots in the City Concert to Take Place on the 29th November

The concert will take place as an early celebration of St Andrew’s Day (30th November). An all-Scottish line-up of stars of stage and screen will perform in Scots in the City on Sunday 29th November, which will be livestreamed from the Phoenix Arts Club in the West End. The show is produced by West End leading performers Kieran Brown (The… Read More

NEWS: Mischief Movie Night to Run in Place of Magic Goes Wrong

Mischief Theatre have announced a change to its festive season. It has been confirmed that instead of Magic Goes Wrong playing at the Vaudeville Theatre this Christmas, the theatre company will be presenting Mischief Movie Night from the 9th December. Meanwhile, Magic Goes Wrong will now return to the Vaudeville Theatre in October 2021, where… Read More

Review Round Up: A Promised Land by Barack Obama

The former US President has released his memoirs. Here we round up the reviews… The Guardian: “A Promised Land delivers amply on the basic expectations of political autobiographies, providing a granular view from the driving seat of power.” The Observer: “Like the best autobiographers, Barack Obama writes about himself in the hope of discovering who or even… Read More

REVIEW: Dolly Parton’s Christmas On the Square, Netflix

This cosy if overblown new Christmas musical is filled with decent songs – but lack of character and effective plot development let it down. For anyone looking for a genuinely corny but well intentioned film that throws a whole range of ideas into the plot then you could do worse than to take a look… Read More