REVIEW: There is Nothing Like a Dame, Cadogan Hall

This first show from the newly formed Lambert Jackson Productions celebrated female characters from musicals – with the help of four vocally powerful West End stars.  It has to be said that if this show proved anything it is that female characters from musicals have had some of the most iconic songs to sing across… Read More

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Review Round Up: Side Show, Southwark Playhouse

This UK premiere of the musical that flopped twice on Broadway arrives at the Southwark Playhouse. Can it be more of a success in London?  The Guardian: *** “You couldn’t wish for better casting, and if the show still fails to move as it should, the fault lies with a repetitive book, too many songs… Read More

REVIEW: Something Wonderful, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre

If you love Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals then there was no better way to celebrate it than in this magical concert celebrating one of the best partnerships in musical history.  What a line up: Michael Xavier, Louise Dearman, Ryan O’Gorman and Emma Kingston performing alongside the wonderful Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra to create an exquisite… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Side Show at Southwark Playhouse

The full casting for the Broadway musical Side Show, which will appear at the Southwark Playhouse from the 21st October, has been announced.  Directed by Hannah Chissick and joining the previously announced Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt-Pulford will be Haydn Oakley, Jay Marsh, Dominic Hodson, Christopher Howell , Lala Barlow , Oliver Marshall , David Muscat, Nuwan Hugh Perera , Agnes Pure ,… Read More

REVIEW: Guys & Dolls, New Victoria Theatre

This lively production of a classic musical is equally a delight to watch and to listen to, thanks to the wonderful cast performances.  It is a true testament to the popularity of a show when it runs both in theatres across the UK and in the West End at the same time – so director… Read More

PREVIEW: Guys & Dolls, UK Tour, New Victoria Theatre

Gamblers, gangsters and singers – what more could you want in a musical? The UK touring production (currently also available to see in the West End) of Guys & Dolls arrives in Woking from the 26th to the 30th July.  Starring West End star Richard Fleeshman, Hollywood’s Maxwell Caulfield and West End star Louise Dearman,  Guys… Read More

Initial Casting Announced for Side Show

First casting for the UK premiere of Broadway musical Side Show, which will open at the Southwark Playhouse in October has been confirmed.  Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt-Pulford will play conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, in the musical based on a true story about love, acceptance and celebrating the unique. The Hilton Sisters make… Read More