Interview With…Vikki Stone

We chatted to Vikki about writing her first pantomime, Aladdin for the Lyric Hammersmith. Hi Vikki, how did you find the experience of writing a pantomime? I’ve absolutely loved it – I’ve been in a fair few pantomimes before (two of those were also at the Lyric Hammersmith), but this is my first time writing… Read More

NEWS: Cast and Creative Team Announced for Aladdin at Lyric Hammersmith

The production will play at the theatre from the 19th November. The Lyric Hammersmith have announced the cast and creative team for its 2021 pantomime production of Aladdin, which will begin performances in November. Written by Vikki Stone and directed by Abigail Graham, the production is set to star Qasim Mahmood as Aladdin, Stephan Boyce as Dave Twankey, Kate… Read More

PREVIEW: Vikki Stone: Song Bird, Lyric Hammersmith

The actress and comedienne returns to the Lyric Hammersmith with a special performance of her show Song Bird. Following sell-out performances and five star reviews at this year’s Edinburgh fringe, Vikki Stone will bring her show Song Bird to the Lyric Hammersmith for a special performance on the 2nd December. Vikki Stone is an award-winning… Read More

Album Review: Girlfriends by London Musical Theatre Orchestra

This debut album from the London Musical Theatre Orchestra is lively and expertly performed – but highlights a couple of issues with the musical itself. Having been to see this concert performance at the Bishopsgate Institute last November, I was curious to hear if the London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s performance translated just as well onto… Read More

NEWS: London Musical Theatre Orchestra Release Debut Album

The live recording of the London Musical Theatre’s concert performance of Girlfriends, by Emmy Award-winner Howard Goodall and recorded at Bishopsgate Institute has been released. The London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s live recording of their concert performance of Howard Goodall’s Girlfriends has been released on CD and digital download. Recorded at the Bishopsgate Institute, the album… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the WhatsOnStage Awards 2017

This year’s awards was a great night for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which won eight awards at last night’s ceremony.  Hosted by the wonderfully funny Vikki Stone and Simon Lipkin, the 2017 WhatsOnStage Awards was a chance to celebrate a year’s worth of theatre as voted by the public, enhanced by live performances… Read More