REVIEW: Notre Dame de Paris, London Coliseum

Gilles Maheu’s production emphasises the powerful nature of the story – but ends up getting too carried away with itself.  To have two musicals based on Victor Hugo’s novels in London at the same time is certainly an exciting prospect – even if this French musical version of Notre Dame de Paris is only on until the weekend. Sung entirely in French, Gilles Maheu’s production is vibrantly colourful and consistently interesting to… Read More

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PREVIEW: Notre Dame de Paris, London Coliseum

The musical based on Victor Hugo’s novel will play at the London Coliseum from the 23rd to the 27th January 2019.  Based on the acclaimed novel by Victor Hugo, Notre Dame de Paris tells the story of the cathedral bell-ringer Quasimodo and his desperate love for the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda. The French musical will return to… Read More

Review Round Up: The Grinning Man, Trafalgar Studios

The Bristol Old Vic’s production based on Victor Hugo’s story transfers to London. But what have critics made of its West End transfer?  A strange new act has arrived at the fairground. Who is Grinpayne and how did he get his hideous smile? Paraded as a freak, then celebrated as a star, only the love… Read More

NEWS:Les Miserables Now Booking to October 2017

The long running and popular musical Les Miserables has confirmed that it is now booking at the Queen’s Theatre in London until the 14th October 2017.  This news means that the musical, based on Victor Hugo’s novel, will now be booking into its 32nd year in the West End having originally opened at the Barbican… Read More