REVIEW: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Charing Cross Theatre

The London premiere of this Tony Award winning play features a strong cast – yet somehow feels a little bit flat. When done really well, comedy can really prove to be a great way to explore issues such as the ones raised in Christopher Durang’s Tony Award winning play – questions of ageing, regrets and… Read More

NEWS: Zorro the Musical to Play at Charing Cross Theatre

The newly re-imagined version of Zorro The Musical by Stephen Clark and Helen Edmundson will play at the theatre from the 2nd April. The musical features famous Gipsy King hits including “Bamboleo” and “Baila Me” and other music written along with John Cameron and lyrics by Stephen Clark. The revival of the musical had played for two previews before being… Read More

NEWS: Broken Wings to Play at Charing Cross Theatre

The new musical written by Nadim Naaman and Dana Al Fardan will run at the theatre from the 11th February. Aria Entertainment has announced that they will stage a musical adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s Broken Wings at the Charing Cross Theatre next year. Following multiple productions of the musical in concert form around the Middle East, this is set to be the… Read More

REVIEW: Pippin, Charing Cross Theatre

This bright and colourful production of the musical is dazzling to watch- even if the story feels a bit flimsy. Confession time: I have never actually seen Stephen Schwartz and  Roger O. Hirson’s musical on stage and the only song that I remembered hearing was ‘Corner in the Sky’ – which meant I was extremely curious… Read More

NEWS: Paul Harvard’s GHBoy is Available to Stream Online

The production had its run at the Charing Cross Theatre cut short after London was placed into lockdown. James Quaife Productions have today announced that Paul Harvard’s debut play is now available to stream at home via Vimeo on Demand. Filmed on the 15th December, a day before the lockdown was announced, tickets are available… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Month: December 2020

Here’s a guide to some of Love London Love Culture’s most popular reads for December… Review of The Pirates of Penzance at the Palace Theatre: this was our last in person trip to the theatre for 2020 and it was a real treat. Filled with good humour, fabulous singing this production was certainly one that… Read More

REVIEW: The Elf Who Was Scared of Christmas, Stream.Theatre

This cosy and playful family show is exactly the type of show that children need after the strangeness of this year. Brimmed full of energy, personality and songs, this new show written and starring Gina Beck and Neil McDermott is the perfect family treat over the festive period. The story follows Figgy (Neil McDermott) as… Read More

REVIEW: GHBoy, Charing Cross Theatre

Paul Harvard’s play ties in a number of important issues but needs extra time to explore some of them in greater detail. As theatre slowly comes back to life in London, it is wonderful to have the opportunity to see brand new writing stage live again. Paul Harvard’s new emotionally complex play covers themes such… Read More

Interview With…Gina Beck and Neil McDermott

The West End stars chatted to Emma Clarendon about creating The Elf Who Was Scared of Christmas. Thanks so much for talking to me. Could you tell me a little more about The Elf Who Was Scared of Christmas?  It’s the story of an elf called Cupcake who is afraid of the arrival of Christmas… Read More

NEWS: New Trailer for GHBoy at Charing Cross Theatre Released

A new trailer for the upcoming production of Paul Harvard’s play, opening for previews on the 3rd December has been released. The world premiere of Paul Harvard’s play is set to continue its run at the Charing Cross Theatre from the 3rd December, having been forced to close due to the second lockdown. Directed by… Read More