REVIEW: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, London Palladium

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s beloved family musical returns to the West End in a new production. But does it keep the magic of the show alive? As a child, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is probably the first musical that you experience either at school or see on stage. It is a… Read More

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NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Full casting has been confirmed for the brand new production of tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, which will play at the London Palladium from the 27th June. Joining the previously announced Sheridan Smith  as The Narrator, Jason Donovan  as Pharaoh, and  Jac Yarrow who will make his professional debut as Joseph will be Michael Pickering as Simeon… Read More

Watch: Greatest Star from Funny Girl Starring Sheridan Smith

As the hugely successful recent production of Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith is screened in cinemas today (24th October), here’s a taste of what audiences can expect… Released in cinemas nationwide by Trafalgar Releasing, Michael Mayer’s  production was filmed by Digital Theatre during the final week of the production’s run at the Manchester Palace Theatre when… Read More

Albums to Look Out for…November 2017

Love London Love Culture rounds up seven of  best albums to buy and add to your collection next month!  1. The Thrill of it All The Thrill of it All, Sam Smith: available from the 3rd November, Sam Smith’s latest album follows on from his debut album In the Lonely Hour. This second record from the… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the WhatsOnStage Nominations

The nominations for the 2017 WhatsOnStage Awards have been announced – so who is up for what and who could potentially walk away with the awards?  Best Actor in a Play:  Ian Hallard (Boys in a Band), Ian McKellen (No Man’s Land), Ralph Fiennes (Richard III), Jamie Parker (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Kenneth… Read More

NEWS: Sheridan Smith to Star in Funny Girl UK Tour

It has been announced that the Olivier Award winning actress will continue to play the role of Fanny Brice in a number of venues across the UK when the hit production hits the road in 2017.  Sheridan Smith is currently performing in the first West End revival of the original 1964 musical by Jule Styne,… Read More

Review Round Up…Funny Girl @Savoy Theatre

The acclaimed production officially opened at the Savoy Theatre last night – but does it sparkle as much in its new home?    WhatsOnStage: **** Daisy Bowie-Sell said: “Michael Mayer’s production is whip-crackingly tight.” The Telegraph: ****Jane Shilling commented that: “Mayer’s production amply supplies in verve and sheer spectacle, with admirably crisp musical direction by… Read More

Review Roundup for Funny Girl @Menier Chocolate Factory

Sheridan Smith is back on stage takes on Barbra Streisand’s iconic role of Fanny Brice at the Menier Chocolate Factory. But what have critics made of Funny Girl?  The Daily Telegraph: **** Dominic Cavendish said: “Smith has impeccable sense of comic timing.” Evening Standard:**** Henry Hitchings felt that: “even if the musical itself doesn’t strike me… Read More