NEWS: Sandi Toksvig Adapting Story for Mamma Mia! the Party in London

It has been announced that the Great British Bake Off  host will adapt the original story for the show by  Calle Norlén, Roine Söderlundh and Björn Ulvaeus, for the London production.  Mamma Mia! The Party  is set in a taverna on the island of Skopelos, where most exteriors of the first MAMMA MIA! film were shot.… Read More

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Review Round Up: Chess, London Coliseum

Chess is officially back in London, directed by Laurence Connor and starring Alexandra Burke, Michael Ball and Cassidy Janson. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it…  Rewrite This Story: *** “Benny and Björn’s virtuosic score soars and stoops in the most stunning, moving way. The outstanding orchestra are faultless- you’d be hard pressed… Read More

REVIEW: Chess, London Coliseum

Chris Omaweng paid a visit to the London Coliseum to see the revival  of the 1980’s musical.  You know the storyline is going to be a little difficult to follow if, like me, you’ve never seen Chess before, when there is a two-page synopsis in the show’s programme. There are a lot of us experiencing… Read More

PREVIEW: Chess, London Coliseum

Tim Rice’s musical is heading back to London, being revived by the ENO for a run at the London Coliseum from the 26th April 2018.  The musical, written by Tim Rice and ABBA songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, originally started out as a concept album in 1984 and features the songs he songs “I Know Him So… Read More

NEWS: Mamma Mia! Extends West End Run Until October 2017

The hit musical featuring the music of Abba has confirmed that it will be extending its run at the Novello Theatre until the 14th October 2017.  The news means that the musical is now booking into its 19th year, with the show celebrating its 18th birthday in London on the 6th April 2017. Featuring music… Read More