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...

REVIEW: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe – A five-star, knock-out performance from all in this theatrical masterclass

The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe Bridge Theatre Photo: Brinkhoff Moegenburg Venue: Bridge Theatre, London Performance Date: 28 January 2020 Star Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewer: Alexia Anderson “The London Theatre Company by special arrangement with Elliott & Harper Productions and Catherine Schreiber, presents the much-celebrated Leeds Playhouse production of The Lion, the Witch &...

REVIEW: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – An inspiring, life-affirming and absolutely stonking piece of theatre

Noah Thomas (Jamie) and Bianca Del Rio (Loco Channelle) in Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre. Photo credit Matt Crockett Venue: Apollo Theatre, London Performance Date: 21 January 2020 Star Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewer: Gemma Fincher After exploding onto London’s West End towards the end of 2017, the smash-hit musical for today, Everybody’s...