REVIEW: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella – it’s dark, it’s funny and after a tumultuous 18 months we ALL shall go to the Ball!

Carrie Hope Fletcher and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt as Cinderella and the Stepmother – Photo Credit: Tristram Kenton Venue: Gillian Lynne Theatre, London Reviewer: Sophie Mills Star Rating: ★★★★ It’s been six years since a new musical featuring the compositions of Andrew Lloyd Webber has graced the West End. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella has been hotly anticipated since its […]

NEWS: Catching Comets transfers to London after Edinburgh Fringe 2019 run

Catching Comets production image – Sophie Giddens Catching Comets is two stories told at the same time: a disaster movie about falling in love and a rom-com about the end of the world. Following their acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2019, Ransack Theatre now present the London premiere of this multidimensional mash-up. A brilliantly […]

REVIEW: Les Misérables: The Staged Concert – as stirring & iconic as ever

Ashley Gilmour as Enjolras and Company in Les Misérables – Photograph Johan Persson Venue: Sondheim Theatre Lyrics Alain Boubill & Herbert Kretzmer Book: Claude-Michel Schonberg Director: James Powell Reviewer: Leyla Demirel Star Rating: ★★★★★ The longest-running musical in the West End, Les Misérables has gone through a few changes and theatres but is currently back at the Sondheim […]

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 carefree university students to parents […]

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 saw him putting on lipstick. […]

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: Wednesday 23 September), producers have […]

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: Joining the cast of Everybody’s […]

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 was Evening Standard Award-nominated for […]