REVIEW: Moment of Grace, Backstory Ensemble, The Actors Centre

This three character play based around Princess Diana’s visit to a London’s hospital’s first AIDS unit in 1987 – is immensely thoughtful and emotional. Originally conceived as a play, Bren Gosling’s effective piece is transformed in to a film which explores prejudice, compassion, misunderstanding, grief and regret through the eyes of three very different characters… Read More

REVIEW: Songs for a New World, The Other Palace (Online)

Performed by a stunning cast, Lambert Jackson Productions has once again highlighted a powerful and beautiful piece of musical theatre. Filled with a diverse range of songs and musical styles, there is plenty to be enjoyed in watching this rarely performed show Songs For A New World – that is consistently captivating to watch in… Read More

REVIEW: The Seth Concert Series Featuring Norm Lewis

This deeply engaging concert series continues with Norm Lewis discussing and performing songs from his impressive career catalogue. From Once on This Island to Les Miserables, Norm Lewis has had an impressive career which is really celebrated in this latest The Seth Concert Series. With a warm personality and impressive vocals, Norm Lewis is someone… Read More

Interview With… Grace Duggan

Emma Clarendon chats to the director about lockdown and the postponed production of ‘Wood’. Hi thanks so much for talking to me – could you tell me a little more about ‘Wood’? Hey! WOOD is a meta-theatrical comedy investigating questions of power and privilege in the rehearsal room and beyond. The question we explore is who holds… Read More

REVIEW: Pick Me Up Off the Floor by Norah Jones

Emma Clarendon takes a listen to the new album from the singer. There is always something soothing about listening to Norah Jones. Her vocals are consistently gentle and thoughtful, while her songs just wash over you and allows you to appreciate them at your own pace. This is still the same feeling you get from… Read More

REVIEW: The Seth Concert Series with Audra McDonald

Filled with fascinating insights and gorgeous selection of songs, this latest show in The Seth Concert series was a real treat as it was insightful. Having been lucky enough to catch Audra McDonald’s immensely enjoyable performance in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill in the West End a few years ago, there was no… Read More

REVIEW: The Deep Blue Sea, National Theatre at Home

Helen and McCrory and Tom Burke star in this riveting production of Terence Rattigan’s play. This latest production to be shown as part of the National Theatre’s series of plays to be shown on Youtube is this subtle but immensely heart wrenching production of Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea. Directed with great poignancy by… Read More

REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four, Blackeyed Theatre

Filled with intrigue, murder and treasure, Nick Lane’s adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s second Sherlock Holmes novel is thoroughly engaging to watch. Sherlock Holmes is such an iconic detective and having been brought to film and tv screens on many occasions it can be difficult to find a new way to bring him and his… Read More

REVIEW: The Seth Concert Series With Melissa Errico

This lovely and insightful concert series is worth watching if you are hoping to get into musical theatre. Known for having played the roles of Cosette in Les Miserables and Eliza in My Fair Lady, Melissa Errico has an utterly warm and charming singing talent that is captured magnificently in this latest concert in the… Read More

REVIEW: Les Blancs, National Theatre at Home

Lorraine Hansberry’s play is vividly and powerfully brought to life in Yaël Farber‘s atmospheric production. This latest production to be showcased in the National Theatre’s immensely popular National Theatre at Home series is this immensely powerful and shocking play from Lorraine Hansberry that captures a range of topics with piercing insight. It was originally staged… Read More