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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REVIEW: Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years by Julie Andrews

In this second instalment of her memoirs, Julie Andrews focuses on her work in Hollywood, told in an engaging and warm style. When you think of Julie Andrews, there are certain images that spring to mind,such as her performances in Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music or Thoroughly Modern Millie. So it is a real… Read More

REVIEW: My Life With Michael – 10 Years of Thriller Live! By Gary Lloyd

Providing great insight into the world of creating one of the West End’s longest running shows, Gary Lloyd’s autobiographical book is a must-read. In the decade since he passed away, Michael Jackson’s life has been scrutinised and filled with controversy – but there is no denying the impact his music has had on generations of… Read More

Interview with….Carl Grose

The Co-Artistic director of Kneehigh chatted to Emma Clarendon about Kneehigh’s production of Ubu – A Singalong satre. Thanks so much for talking to me. What can we expect from Ubu? Hopefully you won’t expect anything it at all! It’s a show that’s full of surprises. I can tell you it isn’t your typical “sit down… Read More

Interview with…Amber James

The actress chatted to us about starring Mike Bartlett’s Snowflake, making its London debut at the Kiln Theatre. Hi Amber, thanks for talking to me. What can we expect from ‘Snowflake’? A real exploration into the love between a father and his daughter, and all the beauty, pain and complications that can come with it.… Read More

Interview With…Masha Kevinovna

The writer and director chatted to us about The Girl With Glitter in Her Eye, playing at the Bunker Theatre from the 12th to the 27th January. Hi Masha, thank you for talking to me. Could you explain a bit more about what The Girl with Glitter in Her Eye is about? Hello! The Girl… Read More

Interview With… Kellie Batchelor

The actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis. Hi Kellie, thanks for talking to me. For those who don’t know, what is Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis about? It’s Jan 6th 1998 in a house in Bolton, there’s a birthday party and some surprise guests turn up, the… Read More

REVIEW: Troy: Myth and Reality, British Museum

The British Museum’s epically sized exhibition is as exhausting as it is exhilarating. This epic new exhibition at the British Museum is richly detailed and vibrantly brings to life the extraordinary story of Troy both from a mythological perspective while examining whether the city really existed. Starting with the mythological side of the exhibition, visitors… Read More

REVIEW: An Act of God, The Vaults

David Javerbaum’s hilarious comedy effectively brings the ten commandments into the 21st century. Want to understand God and the bible in a whole new way? While that is a question I never thought I would ask but it is quite necessary as this razor sharp comedy by David Javerbaum proves, as God re-examines the ten… Read More

Interview With…Henry Shields

The writer and actor chatted to Emma Clarendon about all things Mischief Theatre including the company’s year long season at the Vaudeville Theatre. Hi Henry – thanks so much for talking to me. How has it been seeing Mischief Theatre as a company develop as it has so successfully over the years? It’s been a very… Read More