REVIEW: The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre

Having officially opened twenty years ago at the Lyceum Theatre, Julie Taymor’s production is still as beautiful and emotional as ever. Whether it is the haunting opening sequence to the ‘Circle of Life’ or the vibrantly presented version of ‘I Just Can’t Wait to be King’, it is hard to deny that The Lion King… Read More

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Five Minutes With… Millie O’Connell

The actress chatted to us about Soho Cinders, which plays at the Charing Cross Theatre from the 24th October. Hi Millie, for anyone not familiar with the show what is Soho Cinders about? 2019 in Soho, Cinderella story! LGBTQ+ meets politics. A love story unwound.  What was it about the story that made you want… Read More

Interview With…Anyebe Godwin

The actor chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Arinze Kene’s Little Baby Jesus at the Orange Tree Theatre. Hi Anyebe – could you tell me a bit more about what Little Baby Jesus is about? Hi, Little Baby Jesus is about the truthful, fun, awkward and sometimes difficult parts of growing up. It’s about… Read More

Interview With… Gugwana Dlamini

Ahead of The Lion King’s 20th anniversary celebrations on the 20th October and the start of a brand new tour, Emma Clarendon chatted to the actress about starring in the production. How does it feel to be part of The Lion King? It’s a great feeling to be part of such an iconic production like… Read More

Interview With…Nick Afoa and Janique Charles

With The Lion King celebrating its 20th Anniversary in the West End on the 20th October as well as embarking on a brand new UK tour, we chatted to West End cast members Nick Afoa (Simba) and Janique Charles (Nala) about the production. How does it feel to be part of The Lion King? Janique… Read More

REVIEW: Symphonic Queen, Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra brilliantly capture the dramatic and almost operatic qualities of some of Queen’s biggest hits in this immensely enjoyable concert. With the release of Bohemian Rhapsody last year and with the news that Queen will be touring the UK once more next year, it seems the public can’t get enough of the… Read More

Interview With…Anna Walden

The director chatted to Emma Clarendon about her new theatre company The Undertow Collective and their first production Orphée. Could you explain what Orphée is about? Orphée is an adaption of Jean Cocteau’s 1950 film of the same name. It is a devised piece which has been in the works since spring of this past year. Orphée stands… Read More

Interview With…Jeremy Secomb

The actor chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in brand new musical Reputation at The Other Palace. Hi Jeremy – for those who don’t know what is ‘Reputation’ about? The story is about a young girl who writes a story which, she finds out, has been turned into a Hollywood film, without her knowledge. It’s… Read More

REVIEW: Only Fools and Horses the Musical, Theatre Royal Haymarket

This funny and surprisingly heartfelt musical based on the beloved TV series is slightly rough around the edges but is more endearing for it. It would be easy to be slightly cynical about how such a beloved British comedy such as Only Fools and Horses could be transformed successfully in to a West End musical… Read More

Five Minutes With…Marianne Oldham

The actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about her role in Meet Me at Dawn at the Arcola Theatre. Hi Marianne, could you explain what we can expect from ‘Meet Me at Dawn’? It’s a love story set in the abstract – It’s a moment in someone’s life which anyone who has ever loved, will face… Read More