REVIEW: Love Love Love

Love Love Love at Lyric Hammersmith - Photo Helen Maybanks Venue: Lyric Hammersmith, London Performance Date: 11 March 2020 Reviewer: Leyla Demirel Star Rating: ★★★1/2 Spanning across 3 decades, Love Love Love is a show that centres around couple Ken and Sandra and charts their life progression from young and...

REVIEW: Lipstick – a new show with a whole lot of heart

April Hughes (Tommy), Helen Aluko (Jordan). Photo by Lidia Crisafulli Venue: Southwark Playhouse, London Writer: Lily Shahmoon Director: Ed White Performance Date: 09 March 2020 Reviewer: Leyla Demirel Star Rating: ★★★1/2 Tommy is a teenage boy who fears everything – especially how other kids at school would react if they...

REVIEW: Crooks: 1926 – putting the audience firmly in the driving seat, this is immersive theatre at its finest

Crooks: 1926 - Image: COLAB Theatre Venue: COLAB Tavern Theatre Performance Date: 16 February 2020 Writer & Director: Bertie Watkins Reviewer: Leyla Demirel Rating: ★★★★★ COLAB Theatre presents its newest immersive theatre show…a world of corruption, criminals, violence and broken deals: Crooks: 1926 presents the 1920s, but not the way...

NEWS: Carrie Hope Fletcher to play Cinderella in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s highly anticipated new production at the Gillian Lynne Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Carrie Hope Fletcher & Emerald Fennell. Image: Contributed World Premiere of the new version of the classic story from Killing Eve’s Emerald Fennell Carrie Hope Fletcher will play Cinderella in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s highly anticipated new production at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, with performances confirmed to begin on Friday 28 August (Press Night:...

NEWS: Rufus Hound & Katy Brand to join the West End cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the award-winning fabulous and feel good musical sensation, is delighted to announce that actor, comedian and presenter Rufus Hound and actor, writer and comedian Katy Brand will be joining the cast this March to play Hugo/Loco Chanelle and Miss Hedge at the Apollo Theatre in London’s West End.  Katy Brand said:...

NEWS: Initial casting announced for the West End transfer of Laura Wade’s critically acclaimed The Watsons

Initial casting is announced today for the West End transfer of Laura Wade’s The Watsons, following sold-out runs at both Chichester Festival Theatre and the Menier Chocolate Factory. Samuel West directs Sam Alexander (Robert Watson), Sally Bankes (Nanny), Jane Booker (Lady Osborne), Elaine Claxton (Mrs Edwards), Ralph Davis (Lord Osborne), Tim Delap (Mr Howard), Sophie Duval (Mrs Robert), Louise Ford (Laura), John Wilson Goddard (Mr Watson), Rhianna McGreevy (Margaret Watson), Grace Molony (Emma Watson – she...

REVIEW: MUSIK – deserves nothing less than a five-star review. Jonathan Harvey, Pet Shop Boys & Frances Barber are a ‘tour de force’ & this piece of theatrical art should not be missed

Frances Barber as Billie Trix in MUSIK Image Credit: Marc Brenner Venue: Leicester Square Theatre, London Performance Date: 11 February 2020 Star Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewer: Alexia Anderson MUSIK is the sensational sequel to the 2001 Pet Shop Boys/Jonathan Harvey, West End musical Closer to Heaven. It tells the (sadly) fictitious story of rock icon...

NEWS: West End revival of C.P Taylor’s ‘GOOD’ starring David Tennant to launch Dominic Cooke & Kate Horton’s new company Fictionhouse

David Tennant, Photograph by Georgia Tennant David Tennant returns to the West End in a new production of the acclaimed play GOOD by C. P. Taylor. GOOD will also star Fenella Woolgar and Elliot Levey, running at the Playhouse Theatre from Tuesday 6 October, directed by Dominic Cooke and designed...

FIRST LOOK: 2020 cast of City of Angels

L-R, Jonathan Slinger, Vanessa Williams, Hadley Fraser, Rosalie Craig, Theo James, Nicola Roberts and Rebecca Trehearn. Photographer - Matt Crockett for Dewynters The Donmar Warehouse’s Olivier Award-winning production of CITY OF ANGELS Book by Larry Gelbart | Music by Cy Coleman | Lyrics by David Zippel Hits the West End!...

REVIEW: Gazes – It may need polishing but it’s an original piece with bags of potential

Gazes at Chapel Playhouse Theatre, Kings Cross - Image: Contributed Venue: Chapel Playhouse Theatre, Kings Cross Performance Date: 01 February 2020 Star Rating: ★★ Reviewer: Leyla Demirel Impossible Theatre, a new theatre company created by Candice Morel presents their first production, Gazes, running for one more show at the Chapel Playhouse in...