REVIEW: Star Turns by Tim Walker

This fascinating new book offers a glimpse into some of the lives of just some of those the author has interviewed throughout his career. Lauren Bacall, Maggie Smith, Michael Grandage, Hugh Grant and Roger Moore are just a few of the selection of people that Tim Walker has chosen to feature in this entertaining read… Read More

REVIEW: The Great Gatsby, Immersive LDN

Filled with energy and strong characterisations, you really do feel as though you are part of one of Jay Gatsby’s parties. Filled with plenty of fizz, sparkle and music there is no denying that this immersive interpretation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s timeless story vividly brings to life the 1920’s and the world of Jay Gatsby… Read More

In Conversation With…Noel Sullivan, Kristen Gaetz, Gina Murray and Emma Kingston

The four performers chatted to us about this Sunday’s RE:arrangement show, taking place as part of London Wonderground at Earl’s Court. For those who haven’t experienced RE:arrangement before – what can they expect?  Noel: Rearrangement is a hoot. If you love musical theatre then this is the show for you. It takes well known hits and… Read More

REVIEW: The Last Five Years, Garrick Theatre

Jonathan O’Boyle’s production is a wonderfully poignant and intimate experience, with detailed performances from both Oli Higginson and Molly Lynch. Having had a successful and popular run at the Southwark Playhouse last year, Jonathan O’Boyle’s haunting and poignant production makes its glorious debut in the West End – highlighting the uniqueness of Jason Robert Brown’s… Read More

Review Round Up: Indecent, Menier Chocolate Factory

We round up the reviews for the European premiere of Paula Vogel’s play now playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory. The Guardian: **** “Indecent is a brainy play staged with the panache of a musical.” British Theatre.com: ***** “You can see why, and why it will hit the Oliviers lists. It’s a delight, seething with… Read More

REVIEW: Camp Seigfried, Old Vic Theatre

The two strong central performances from Patsy Ferran and Luke Thallon ensure that the audience is thoroughly invested in the journey that their characters take. While the idea of two teenagers embarking on their first relationship while staying at Camp Siegfried, a place for those Americans with a German descent to learn more about Nazi… Read More

NEWS: Booking Extension Announced for Matilda the Musical

The announcement came as the RSc production resumed performances at the Cambridge Theatre and a new video performance of ‘When I Grow Up’ is released. With Matilda the Musical now playing at it’s West End home, a booking extension has been announced for the Olivier Award winning show – which is now booking until the… Read More

NEWS: Rumi: The Musical to Have World Premiere at the London Coliseum

It has been confirmed that Nadim Naaman and Dana Al Fardan’s second musical will have its world premiere as semi-staged performance on the 23rd and 24th November. Composer Dana Al Fardan and West End star Nadim Naaman have confirmed that their second collaboration following on from Broken Wings will have its world premiere in November.… Read More

Review Round Up: The Memory of Water, Hampstead Theatre

We round up the reviews for this revival of Shelagh Stephenson’s play which originally premiered at the Hampstead Theatre in 1996. British Theatre.com: ***** “It’s all splendid,  including the wickedly specific place-and-period designs by Anna Reid (oh, posh Yorkshire! O, the bedspread and the mirrored wardrobes!).  It all serves Stephenson’s beautiful writing with laser precision.”… Read More

REVIEW: Orpheus by Trio Zadig

This carefully put together album highlights two very different sides to Camille Saint-Saëns’ work both as a composer and arranger. Classy and enjoyable are just two words to describe Trio Zadig’s new album, coinciding with Camille Saint-Saëns’ anniversary (1835-1921), it reveals how he was able to cross over his work between composing and arranging to… Read More