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

REVIEW: Bumblescratch, Adelphi Theatre

This new musical by Robert J Sherman is fun, entertaining, poignant and excellently cast, delighting audiences at the Adelphi Theatre last night.  You hear the name Sherman and you automatically think of the Sherman Brothers, who created some of the most memorable music for films including The Jungle Book and Mary Poppins. Now continuing their… Read More

REVIEW: Some Enchanted Evening, Cadogan Hall

This special concert celebrating the work of Richard Rodgers is certainly an enchanting way to spend the evening – thanks to a wonderful cast of talent involved.  With a line up of performances from Lesley Garrett, Ruthie Henshall, Gary Wilmot and Michael Xavier, this tribute concert was already irresistible but it is only when looking… Read More

Review Roundup…Sunset Boulevard @London Coliseum

This semi-staged production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical sees Glenn Close making her West End debut. But is it a successful revival?  The Guardian: **** Michael Billington wrote: “this semi-staged version seems closer to the Wilder film noir and boasts a breathtaking performance from Glenn Close.” A Younger Theatre: Samuel Sims commented: “This isn’t just… Read More

Casting Announced for Sunset Boulevard at the ENO

Full details of those who will be joining Glenn Close in English National Opera’s semi-stage production of Sunset Boulevard have been revealed.  Running at the London Coliseum from the 1st April to the 7th May, Sunset Boulevard will see Glenn Close making her West End debut, playing Norma Desmond – a role she last played… Read More