REVIEW: Mamma Mia! Get ready to be a Dancing Queen & give the box office all your Money Money Money – You’ll want to go again & again!

Helen Anker (Tanya), Sara Poyzer (Donna), Nicky Swift (Rosie) in MAMMA MIA! Credit Brinkhoff-Moegenburg Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome Performance Date: 04 May 2022 Reviewer: Ely King Star Rating: ★★★★★ Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, with music by the spectacular ABBA, Mamma Mia! follows bride-to-be Sophie on her quest to get her father to walk her down the aisle. Things don’t exactly […]

REVIEW: Singin’ in the Rain – Less rain, more singing

The Singin’ in the Rain company Venue: Milton Keynes Theatre Performance Date: 12 April 2022 Reviewer: Ely King Star Rating: ★★ Singin’ in the Rain oddly doesn’t feature that much rain, or that much singing, for a musical anyway. Based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, Singin’ in the Rain features the famous song of the same […]

REVIEW: Hairspray – a high-octane celebration of individuality and inclusion

Hairspray UK Tour Production Image – Photography by Mark Senior Venue: Milton Keynes Theatre Performance Date: 16 November 2021 Reviewer: Ely King Star Rating: ★★★★1/2 Based on the film written by John Waters, Hairspray dances onto Milton Keynes’ for the week as part of their UK Tour. With the beginning of the tour running in parallel […]