REVIEW: Jack Absolute Flies Again, National Theatre

Mistaken identity, a love triangle and plenty laughs in between this new play from Richard Bean and Oliver Chris has a fantastic energy and characterisations – but can get a little bit repetitive in places. Based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals, Richard Bean and Oliver Chris’s new play is a real hoot from start to… Read More

Review Round Up: Closer, Lyric Hammersmith

Find out what critics have had to say about this latest revival of Patrick Marber’s play as we round up the reviews… WhatsOnStage: **** ” Those that do venture to Hammersmith will encounter a modern masterpiece that, even in an imperfect production, remains rivetingly provocative.” The Guardian: *** “Clare Lizzimore’s slick, intelligent revival, 25 years on,… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for the UK Premiere of Mrs Doubtfire

The musical is set to open at the Manchester Opera House on the 2nd September for a limited run. Producers Kevin McCollum and Jamie Wilson have announced the full cast for the UK premiere of Mrs Doubtfire the new comedy musical based on the iconic movie, which will run for a strictly limited season at the Manchester Opera… Read More

Interview With…Arlene Phillips

Both have successful decade-spanning careers. Both are driven and fiercely independent. And then there’s the mutual love of sequins. Arlene Phillips talks to Vicky Edwards about Girl Power, refusing to act her age and why The Cher Show is an unmissable and fabulously feel-good extravaganza. “I loved Cher’s music from the first time I heard… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Adds Kerry Jackson and Othello to Winter Season

Tickets for both productions are on sale now. The National Theatre have announced details of two further plays to be part of its upcoming Winter programme:  Shakespeare’s Othello and Kerry Jackson a new play by April De Angelis – with tickets for both productions on sale to the public now. Opening on the 23rd November in the Lyttelton theatre, Clint… Read More

Review Round Up: Crazy For You, Chichester Festival Theatre

We round up the reviews for Susan Stroman’s production, playing a limited season at the Chichester Festival Theatre. The Guardian: **** “It is a divine production that leaves us giddy, capturing the stock romance between the central couple but also the soaring romance of theatre, with its stars and sawdust allure. If there is one… Read More