Review: Chicago, Phoenix Theatre ★★★★

Chicago opens with an announcement, a warning of sorts that this is a story of adultery, murder and other various sins. As the actor delivering it says, ‘all those things we all hold near and dear to our hearts’, and it’s evident from the show’s record breaking history that audiences do too. The longest running musical on Broadway, Chicago returns to the London stage with its … Continue reading Review: Chicago, Phoenix Theatre ★★★★

“What Did I Miss?” Mary Poppins & Mythic Bitches

Wind’s in the east, mist coming in Like something is brewing, about to begin… With things moving so quickly in the West End, it can be hard to keep up with the latest news. So I thought I’d start a weekly feature (for my own sake as well as yours!) on what’s new from the week that was. What shows are about to begin and which … Continue reading “What Did I Miss?” Mary Poppins & Mythic Bitches

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Review: SIX, The Arts Theatre ★★★★★

One show bursts onto the London stage every few years and changes the face of theatre. No, it’s not Hamilton. Get ready for another histo-remix though, as those without voices are given their time to speak (well, sing). The reformation may have started with Henry VIII, but Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss are bringing one to the West End. Dissolve into tears of joy, laugh your … Continue reading Review: SIX, The Arts Theatre ★★★★★

Review: The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, Criterion ★★★★★

Following the success of The Play that Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre returns with The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. The show heralds a bit of a departure for Mischief: rather than a play within a play and the laughs that come with that, it’s a play…full stop! With corpses and corpsing guaranteed though, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery is dead funny. Fresh out of … Continue reading Review: The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, Criterion ★★★★★

Interview: Andrew Polec & Christina Bennington (Bat Out of Hell)

Christina: There have been some very shared, hilarious moments! The audience answers questions for us, before Strat gets a chance. And that’s so amazing… Andrew: Unless they answer it the opposite way! “Don’t trust him!” Check out my interview with stars of Bat Out of Hell Andrew Polec and Christina Bennington Continue reading Interview: Andrew Polec & Christina Bennington (Bat Out of Hell)

The Other Palace: Eugenius Full-Scale Production

After a successful debut concert performance at the London Palladium last year, Warwick Davis and Kevin Wood are delighted to announce the full-scale production of the British cult musical Eugenius! at The Other Palace from 22 January until the 3 March 2018. Written by Ben Adams and Chris Wilkins, Eugenius! tells the story of Eugene, a teenage boy whose nightly dreams of a distant world of heroes and villains may just be the ticket to him creating his … Continue reading The Other Palace: Eugenius Full-Scale Production

Interview: James Byng & Terence Wilton (The Woman in Black)

Last week, a number of bloggers were lucky enough to be invited to go behind the scenes of The Woman in Black. We had done the backstage ghost tour (and survived), watched the show (and survived), so now it was time for a Q&A with cast members James Byng and Terence Wilton (who fortunately for us had also survived the performance!) From scares off stage to … Continue reading Interview: James Byng & Terence Wilton (The Woman in Black)