REVIEW: Habeas Corpus, Menier Chocolate Factory

While there are flashes of humour to be found in this revival, this dated play feels uncomfortable to watch. I don’t mind comedy that pushes boundaries, that challenges and can occasionally make you wince – but Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus relies on the same joke (usually when it comes to women’s breasts or a character… Read More

NEWS: Curve to Re-release Sunset Boulevard at Home

It has been announced that the Made at Curve production of Sunset Boulevard will be available to view online once more from the 10th to the 15th May, with money raised going to the The Andy Nairn Bursaries in Technical Theatre. The Curve’s streamed production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical was directed by Nikolai Foster… Read More

REVIEW: Sunset Boulevard in Concert, Curve Leicester (Online)

Director Nikolai Foster‘s vivid and refreshing take on this Andrew Lloyd Webber musical enhances the feeling of drama and the power of the music. Based on Billy Wilder’s film and making full use of the beautiful Curve Theatre in Leicester, this concert production of Sunset Boulevard has been exquisitely filmed to make it feel as… Read More

NEWS: West End Stars to Unite for Godspell 50th Anniversary concert

The special anniversary concert will be streamed worldwide on the 27th, 28th and 29th August. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell, it has been announced that Thomas Hopkins & Michael Quinn for Ginger Quiff Media in associate with the Hope Mill Theatre will present a special concert production to be streamed online… Read More

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

REVIEW: Sunset Boulevard, New Victoria Theatre

This extraordinarily lavish production makes the heart soar as much as the story and its characters breaks the audience’s heart.  While Sunset Boulevard is apparently not based on a true story, it is very easy to believe that it could  have been any number of actors and actresses attempting to adapt to the new film… Read More

NEWS: Danny Mac to Star in UK Tour of Sunset Boulevard

Producers Michael Harrison and David Ian has confirmed that actor Danny Mac will star in the UK tour of the Curve’s production of the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.  The Strictly  Come Dancing star, who is currently appearing in On the Town at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre,  will be playing the role of… Read More

NEWS: Dates Announced for UK Tour of Sunset Boulevard

Producers Michael Harrison and David Ian have announced that the Curve production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical will be touring the UK from the 16th September this year.  Opening at the Curve Theatre in Leicester from the 16th to the 30th September, this production of the classic musical is directed by Nikolai Foster and will… Read More

CD Review: Have You Met Miss Jones? – Ria Jones

Last Friday night I went along to St James Theatre to watch Miss-Leading Ladies (My review is available to read here) and was introduced to two very talented people: Ceri Dupree and Ria Jones, a brother and sister who have got a brilliant act together. Now while I was there, I was completely blown away by… Read More