REVIEW: La Voix: The UK’s Funniest Redhead – Rampant, ravishing, and rambunctious – La Voix is back where she belongs

LaVoix – The UK’s Funniest Redhead – Tour Photo by Chris Jepson Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 21 October 2021 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★★★ Rampant, ravishing, and rambunctious, the UK’s funniest redhead is back where she belongs, on home turf in her beloved Aylesbury Waterside Theatre. For seasoned fans and ‘la virgins’ alike La […]

REVIEW: 9 to 5 the Musical – Tumble outta bed and book a ticket…

9 to 5 The Musical. Louise Redknapp ‘Violet Newstead’, Vivian Panka ‘Judy Bernly’, Stephanie Chandos ‘Doralee Rhodes’. Pamela Raith Photography Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 28 September 2021 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★★ Dolly Parton’s ultimate feel-good musical hits Aylesbury Waterside theatre this week. A musical with big hair and even bigger belts, 9 to 5 […]

REVIEW: Hairspray UK Tour – Just try and stop the beat – we dare you

Hairspray UK Tour Production Image Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 6 September 2021 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★★1/2 After a long 18 months, the stage of Aylesbury Waterside Theatre is alight once more. With the nicest kids in town, Aylesbury couldn’t have chosen a more vivacious and exuberant opening gambit than the Hairspray UK […]

REVIEW: Frankenstein – The innovative & fresh approach combined with Loan’s fine leading performance makes this adaptation well worth a visit

Eilidh Loan as Mary Shelley in Frankenstein – Photo by Tommy Ga Ken Wan Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 02 March 2020 Star Rating: ★★★ Reviewer: Gemma Fincher There are precious few people who aren’t familiar with the infamous tale of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Adapted for stage and screen numerous times, the novel is also a […]

REVIEW: La Voix: The UK’s Funniest Red Head – 2020 Tour

Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 29 February 2020 Star Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewer: Alexia Anderson Move over Prince Harry, there’s a new diva taking the “UK’s most treasured red-head” number one spot… She’s back! With a sell-out first night of this brand-new tour, international star La Voix brings the house down. Dazzling the audience with her stunning costumes, beautiful […]

REVIEW: Moscow City Ballet presents Sleeping Beauty

Moscow City Ballet presents Sleeping Beauty – Image: Contributed Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 31 January 2020 Star Rating: ★★ Reviewer: Alexia Anderson The music of Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky is some of the best-known of the romantic era. Having lived a troubled life, his compositions have a stunningly introspective way about them. This has led him to […]

REVIEW: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Henry Metcalfe (Jacob) and Mark McMullan (Joseph) – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Photo Credit Pamela Raith Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 14 January 2020 Star Rating: ★★★★ Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Since its West End premiere in 1973 Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has enjoyed unparalleled success. The show is currently in the throes of […]

REVIEW: Avenue Q – Fun, frolics & plenty of inappropriate puppet shenanigans

The cast of Avenue Q UK Tour Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 22 July 2019 Star Rating: ★★★★     If you are easily offended or take issue with a bit of vulgarity then Avenue Q is not the show for you. However, if you have an inappropriate sense of humour, laugh at things you […]