REVIEW: Motown the Musical, New Victoria Theatre

This ambitious musical celebrating the legacy of Motown is a fun and nostalgic way to experience the sound that made a success of Berry Gordy. Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and the Supremes, The Jackson 5 are just a few of the artists whose work is so brilliantly featured in this lively production of Motown the… Read More

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Interview With…Elle Nash

The author chatted to Emma Clarendon about her debut novel Animals Eat Each Other. Hi Elle, thanks for talking to me. Could you tell me a bit more about what Animals Eat Each Other is about? Thanks so much for having me. Animals Eat Each Other is a novel about a young girl who falls into… Read More

REVIEW: Tales of the Turntable, ZooNation Youth Company, Southbank Centre

This energetic company present a lively show about family, overcoming adversity and following your passion that leaves you with a smile on your face. The sheer confidence and joy that is expressed through this wonderful new dance piece directed and choreographed by Carrie-Anne Ingrouille is astounding. From a pulsating dance off from two rival gangs… Read More

REVIEW: Once on This Island, Southwark Playhouse

The British Theatre Academy pour their heart and soul into this vibrant production of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s musical. With its carnival vibe running throughout this lively and enthusiastic production directed by Lee Proud, the British Theatre Academy have once again selected a show that perfectly captures the talent they produce. The one act… Read More

Interview With…Joseph Rowe

The actor chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in My One True Friend at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Hi Joseph, could you explain more about what ‘My One True Friend’ is about? The play predominantly focuses on a white colonial family in Rhodesia in the 1970s. On the back drop is an apartheid like regime and… Read More

REVIEW: Showtune, Union Theatre

This lively showcase for Jerry Herman’s music is a very satisfying tribute to his work. Celebrating the work of renowned Broadway musical composer Jerry Herman and conceived by Paul Gilger, Showtune is a warmly affectionate tribute to his contribution to musical theatre. It is presented with great energy and enthusiasm from both director and choreographer… Read More

Interview With…Elizabeth Simeons

Emma Clarendon chatted to Elizabeth about coming up with the concept for 80 Days: A Real-World Adventure, the new venture from Fire Hazard Games. Hi Elizabeth, could you explain a bit more about how 80 Days: A Real-World Adventure works? 80 Days: A Real-World Adventure is a high-energy immersive treasure hunt that propels you through… Read More

Interview With… Amy Ellen Richardson

The actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 The Musical, now playing at the Ambassadors Theatre. Hi Amy, thanks so much for talking to me. For those who haven’t seen the musical what can they expect? It is based on the iconic book written by… Read More

Interview with…Cressida Peever

The writer chatted to Emma Clarendon about Shotgun Carousel’s new experience Red Palace, playing at The Vaults from the 24th September. Hi Cressida, thank you for talking to me. What can we expect from Red Palace? Red Palace is an opportunity for our audience members to don a mask and be whoever they want to… Read More

REVIEW: Saturday Night Fever, New Victoria Theatre

This musical adaptation of the classic 1970’s film has great dancing and music – but feels as though it is lacking in story in places. Filled with classic songs from The Bee Gees and playful choreography from Bill Deamer, it can not be denied that this musical adaptation of the 1977 film starring John Travolta… Read More