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: Fame the Musical – still lighting up the stage after 30 years

Jamal Kane Crawford as Tyrone Jackson & Jorgie Porter as Iris Kelly – Photo credit Alessia Chinazzo Venue: The Peacock Theatre Performance Date: 12 September 2019 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★★1/2 For 30 years Fame has been delighting audiences with its exuberant and energetic soundtrack, story and choreography. Based on the 1980 film of […]