NEWS: Amelie the Musical Transfers to the West End

It has been announced that the popular musical based on the hit film will begin performances at the Criterion Theatre from the 20th May. Following a run at the Watermill Theatre, a UK tour and Christmas season at The Other Palace, Amelie the Musical will be making its West End debut at the Criterion Theatre… Read More

NEWS: The Old Vic Announces The Lorax As Next Production in its In Camera Series

The production will be live-streamed from the theatre for six performances only from the 14th to the 17th April. It has been announced that David Greig’s adaptation of the Dr. Seuss story will be the latest production to be performed for audiences as part of the theatre’s ongoing In Camera series. With tickets costing from… Read More

REVIEW: The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Wise Children/Kneehigh/Bristol Old Vic (Online)

This captivating and endearing production is well worth catching while you can. It has to be said that perhaps one of the best things about this year and the reliance on digital theatre is the way in which it has allowed us to catch up with productions that we have missed in the past for… Read More

NEWS: Kneehigh’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk Extends Run

Due to popular demand, Kneehigh’s production has been extended to be available to watch between the 11th to the 18th December. With the news that Bristol will be moving into Tier 3 when lockdown ends, there will be no live audience watching Wise Children broadcast Kneehigh’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk from Bristol Old Vic at the end of this week. To make… Read More

NEWS: Dates and Full Cast Announced for Digital Tour of The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

Wise Children, Kneehigh and Bristol Old Vic have today announced dates and casting for the upcoming digital tour of Daniel Jamieson’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk. Directed by Emma Rice, the production will see Marc Antolin (Marc Chagall) and Audrey Brisson (Bella Chagall), reprising their roles from the original production when it returns for the digital tour from the 3rd… Read More

REVIEW: The Grinning Man, Bristol Old Vic (Online)

This gothic fairytale may have plenty of darkness about it but has also a thread of compassion and love that runs through it beautifully. Based on Victor Hugo’s The Man Who Laughs, this British musical first premiered at the Bristol Old Vic as part of its 250th anniversary season – before heading to London’s Trafalgar… Read More

REVIEW: Amélie The Musical, Original London Cast Recording

This charmingly quirky musical is captured wonderfully on this newly released cast recording. Having already managed to charm audiences first at The Watermill theatre in Newbury before a UK tour that included a run at London’s The Other Palace Theatre, Amélie’s magic continues to cast a spell on this lovely sounding London Cast Recording. Featuring… Read More

NEWS: Amélie the Musical Cast Recording Release Date Announced

The musical, nominated for three Olivier Awards will release a cast recording next month. It has been announced that Amélie the Musical will be releasing its cast recording on the 5th June. The musical, based on the 2001  romantic comedy film by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, originally ran at the Watermill Theatre before completing a UK tour… Read More

Review Round Up: Amelie the Musical, The Other Palace

Following a successful UK tour, the new musical based on the popular film arrives in London for a limited run. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews. Culture Whisper: **** “But the overwhelming feeling is one of romance. Not so much nostalgia as ever-present melancholy, taking hold of the city and giving it visceral… Read More

REVIEW: Amelie, New Victoria Theatre

This new musical based on the film has a quiet charm about it that reflects the central character’s personality. Not since Emma Rice’s Romantics Anonymous have I felt so charmed, captivated and so emotionally invested in a musical through watching Michael Fentiman’s beautiful production of Amelie. Featuring a book by Craig Lucas, this stage adaptation… Read More