REVIEW: The Drifters Girl, Garrick Theatre

This new musical is filled with style but it does feel as though more attention could have been paid to the story itself in places. It should be first pointed out that I went into The Drifters Girl not knowing very much about The Drifters and their manager Faye Treadwell, but by the time I… Read More

Review Round Up: The Drifters Girl, Garrick Theatre

We round up the reviews for the new musical which opens in London following a run in Newcastle. WhatsOnStage: **** “What raises The Drifters Girl is the imagination of Jonathan Church’s production, fluently designed by Anthony Ward and lit by Ben Cracknell with fluorescent tubes dividing simple panels into different spaces. Fay Fullerton’s costumes are beautifully attentive… Read More

First Look at…The Drifters Girl, Garrick Theatre

Images have been released for the new musical, which is now playing at the Garrick Theatre. Following its world premiere at the Newcastle’s Theatre Royal, this new musical co-created by Beverley Knight, Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry and Tosh Wanogho-Maud, is now playing at the Garrick Theatre and is currently booking until the 26th March 2022.   The cast… Read More

REVIEW: Singin’ In the Rain, Sadler’s Wells

Bringing plenty of Hollywood glamour and class, Jonathan Church’s production of the classic musical is stunning from start to finish. How appropriate it was to be caught out in the rain as I headed to see this gloriously glamorous production of Singin’ In The Rain, helping to add to the excitement of finally getting to… Read More

NEWS: Lockdown Theatre Announces Live Virtual Table Read of The Real Inspector

The company has announced that following the success of Noël Coward’s Private Lives in September, it will be presenting a live reading of Tom Stoppard’s play on the 25th October. The table read performance of The Real Inspector Hound will take place via Zoom, followed by a live Q&A with the cast and director on Sunday 25th October at 7pm. … Read More

NEWS: Lockdown Theatre Announces Live Virtual Read of Noel Coward’s Private Lives

Following on from the virtual reading of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot in June, Lockdown Theatre announce a virtual reading of Private Lives by Noël Coward. Taking place on Sunday 13th September at 7pm, with permission from the Noël Coward Foundation, the table read will take place via Zoom, followed by a live Q&A with the cast and director chaired by Paul Jackson.… Read More

NEWS: Rescheduled Dates Announced for The Drifters Girl

It has been announced that the new musical will have its world premiere at the Newcastle Theatre Royal next year before transferring to London’s Garrick Theatre. Michael Harrison and David Ian have today announced the rescheduled dates for The Drifters Girl, a brand new musical starring Beverley Knight, which tells the remarkable story of one of the… Read More

NEWS: Lockdown Theatre Announces Live Virtual Table Reading of A Bit of Waiting for Godot

Lockdown Theatre in association with The Royal Theatrical Fund has announced a live virtual table read of “A Bit of Waiting for Godot” taken from Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot on Sunday 28 June at 7pm.  This live table reading will see Jonathan Church directing Robert Lindsay (Estragon), Michael Palin (Vladimir) with Joanna Lumley narrating. This is a unique opportunity to take part in a one-night-only,… Read More

NEWS: Beverley Knight to Star in New Musical The Drifters Girl

The new musical will premiere in Newcastle before transferring to London’s Garrick Theatre. Producers Michael Harrison and David Ian have today announced brand new musical The Drifters Girl, telling the story of the band and their manager Faye Treadwell. This new musical will premiere in Newcastle from the 5th to the 19th September, before transferring… Read More

NEWS: Singin’ in the Rain to Return to London

Jonathan Church’s Olivier Award nominated production is set to return to London next year for a limited season. It has been confirmed that the Chichester Festival Theatre production directed by Jonathan Church will play at Sadler’s Wells for a limited five week season from the 24th July 2020. Meanwhile, it has also been announced that… Read More