Review Round Up: The Majority, National Theatre

Rob Drummond’s new play examines democracy, charting a journey through the Scottish Independence Referendum, Brexit and  Trump. But what have critics been saying about David Overend’s production?  The Independent: *** “A thought-provoking play but not as revealing as one had hoped.” The Telegraph: *** “It’s an impressive piece of solo performance, and, whenever you go, you’re… Read More

REVIEW: Limits,Cirkus Cirkör, Royal Festival Hall

This rather sombre circus show looks at immigration and the reasons behind it as well as why we should all come together and support each other.  There is no denying the strength, the ability and the extraordinary balance that all of the performers in Limits have. It is more of a case that it hasn’t… Read More

NEWS: Henry Naylor’s Award Winning Play Angel to Play at the Arcola Theatre

Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year, it has been announced that Henry Naylor’s play will run at the Arcola Theatre from the 11th September.  Syria, 2014. In the town of Kobane, there’s a siege as fierce as Stalingrad. ISIS, having steam-rollered through Iraq, are expecting to take the town easily.… Read More

PREVIEW: Dirty Dancing, New Victoria Theatre

Marking the film’s 30th anniversary, the stage production of the classic Patrick Swayze film arrives in Woking from the 5th September.  Following two successful West End runs and two previous UK tours, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage will visit the New Victoria Theatre from the 5th to the 9th September. It’s the… Read More

NEWS: The Other Palace Confirms Concert- Style Workshop Performances of Starlight Express

The London theatre has announced that three concert-style workshop performances of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical will take place between the 14th and 16th September.  With tickets released today, the performances will see members of the original creative team of Starlight Express reuniting again as well as a group of carefully selected actors and musicians to… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for London Transfer of Trouble in Mind

The full cast for the London transfer of Laurence Boswell’s production has been confirmed, ahead of the play’s run at the Print Room from the 14th September.  Following an acclaimed run at the Theatre Royal Bath, Alice Childress’ play arrives in London for a limited run, with Tanya Moodie in the lead role of Wiletta Mayer. The… Read More

NEWS: EastEnders’ Aaron Sidwell Joins UK Tour of Wicked

It has been announced that the Eastenders actor will join the cast to play Fiyero in the upcoming UK tour of the hit musical.  Currently playing  Steven Beale in the serial drama, Aaron Sidwell has also appeared in many musicals previously including Grey Gardens (Southwark Playhouse), American Idiot (Arts Theatre, London) and the leading role of ‘Michael Dork’ in Loserville The… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for New Victoria Theatre’s Robin Hood

The New Victoria Theatre in Woking has confirmed further casting for this year’s pantomime, which will run at the theatre from the 9th December.  The theatre has announced that joining the previously announced Shane Richie as Robin Hood, Comedian and actor Peter Piper will join the cast as Friar Tuck, while West End star Ashleigh… Read More