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 […]

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 Billie Trix; an absolute work […]

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! Josie Rourke’s critically acclaimed and […]

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 Kings Cross. Written by and […]