Review Round Up: Pantoland, London Palladium

We round up the reviews for the London Palladium’s festive offering… WhatsOnStage: **** “There’s an irony in the fact that Michael Harrison’s production sets out to celebrate the history of panto at the Palladium, with the stage framed by posters from productions gone by, but doesn’t actually constitute a pantomime. Having said that, when the… Read More

NEWS: Cabaret Extends Booking Period

Having opened to critical acclaim, Rebecca Frecknall’s production is now booking until October 2022. ATG Productions and Underbelly, the producers of Cabaret have confirmed that booking has now been extended until 1st October 2022. Casting from the 21st March 2022 has yet to be confirmed. In a time when the world is changing forever, there is… Read More

NEWS: Mimma the Musical to be Presented as a Gala Concert

The musical is set to be presented at the Cadogan Hall as part of the 2022 UK Australia Season programme. It has been confirmed that David Suchet will play the role of Alfredo Frassati, alongside Louise Dearman as Sarah Parker, and Celinde Schoenmaker as Mimma Marini in the new musical about war and friendship. The shadow of Fascism drives… Read More

NEWS: Release Date Announced for Nightmare Alley

The film is set to be released in the UK on the 21st January. Searchlight Pictures have announced the UK release date for Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley as being the 21st January 2022. When charismatic but down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle endears himself to clairvoyant Zeena and her has-been mentalist husband Pete at a travelling carnival,… Read More

PREVIEW: The Grotteaux, Shotgun Carousel

Shotgun Carousel are back in London with their brand new production. As well as the company of Shotgun Carousel, the production will also welcome special guests for this new show that will help audiences celebrate Christmas at the Woolwich Works from the 16th December until the 8th January. The Grotteaux fuses an old school variety… Read More

REVIEW: Wild Dreams by Westlife

This latest album from the group sees them still confident in the music that they are creating – but with a more reflective vibe to it. The strength of Westlife’s appeal is the way in which they create simple and unfussy music that speaks to people. Yes this means that they will never be considered… Read More

REVIEW: Cabaret, Kit Kat Klub

This powerful and mesmerising production is certainly the show of the year. It is a rare show indeed that leaves me so completely absorbed in the world created around me in a theatre that I forget that I’m not actually a part of it. But this revival of Cabaret directed by Rebecca Frecknall does this… Read More