Interview With…Phylip Harries

The actor chatted to Emma Clarendon about returning to pantomime and Theatr Clwyd’s 2019 production of Jack and the Beanstalk. Hi Phylip – how does it feel to be returning to pantomime this year?  This will be panto number twenty five for me this year and number thirteen at Theatr Clwyd. I keep coming back… Read More

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Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks: December 2019

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in December. Amelie, The Other Palace: following a successful UK tour, this musical based on the five time Oscar nominated film arrives in London for a limited season at The Other Palace theatre. The production stars Audrey Brisson as Amélie Poulain and… Read More

Review Round Up: Cinderella, Lyric Hammersmith

We round up the reviews for the Lyric Hammersmith’s 2019 pantomime. WhatsOnStage: **** “the west London venue has once more secured its standing as one of the fairest evenings in all the land.” The Guardian: *** “For all the progressive values, happily ever after still seems to require a proposal of marriage. But if the… Read More

Review Round Up: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, Bridge Theatre

We round up the reviews for Sally Cookson’s production now playing at the Bridge Theatre. Exeunt Magazine: “It’s the delight in being able to see the effort which goes into heaving a glorious vision to its feet, the collective power of an ensemble at work. At its best, watching it is akin to tucking into… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced Hansel and Gretel at Chiswick Playhouse

The production will begin performances at the Chiswick Playhouse from the 4th December. Casting has been confirmed for the Chiswick Playhouse’s festive production of Hansel and Gretel, directed by Lucy Jane Atkinson. The production is set to star: Pippa Conway (Oh, What A Lovely War!, Gulbenkian Theatre; Dracula, The Ballroom; Mary and Joseph, Southwark Playhouse)… Read More

Interview With…Lucy Tuck

The actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about bringing Oi Frog & Friends to the West End. Hi Lucy – thanks for chatting to me. For those who haven’t seen it yet what can they expect from Oi Frog & Friends?  It’s a pleasure Emma! Anyone who knows the books will find the puppets a superb… Read More

NEWS: Chiswick Playhouse Announce Hansel and Gretel as Festive Production

The production will run at the theatre from the 4th December until the 4th January 2020. Chiswick Playhouse has announced that it will be presenting a reimagined take on the classic fairytale Hansel and Gretel this Christmas. Featuring a book and lyrics by Orlando Wells and music and lyrics by Leon Parris, this production of… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…The Snow Queen, Rose Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for the Rose Theatre Kingston’s upcoming production of The Snow Queen. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening… The Rose Theatre’s 2019 festive production of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale has been adapted and directed for the stage by Ciaran McConville. It will begin performances at the theatre on the… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for the Rose Theatre’s The Snow Queen

The Rose Theatre Kingston’s 2019 festive show will begin performances on the 6th December. Full casting has been confirmed for the Rose Theatre Kingston’s upcoming production of The Snow Queen, directed by Ciaran McConville. This new version of Hans Christian Andersen’s story is set to star: Helena Blackman (The Snow Queen), Roger May (Dad/Father Christmas), Davina Moon (Freya), Parisa Shahmir (Gerda) and Jack… Read More

First Look at…Aladdin, New Victoria Theatre

The first images of the cast for the New Victoria Theatre’s 2019 pantomime have been released… The New Victoria Theatre in Woking have launched their 2019 pantomime production of Aladdin which is set to star former Strictly Come Dancing professional Brendan Cole, hilarious funny man Bobby Davro, CBBC star Mischa Eckersley, and newly announced Aladdin,… Read More