REVIEW: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World – oodles of potential

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World – Pamela Raith Photography Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 05 January 2022 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★1/2 Original new musicals are always welcome in a world saturated with reimagined and reworked classics. It’s rather timely then, that in a time when diversity and equality are being (rightly) […]

REVIEW: Cinderella – Beautifully chaotic, panto magic is well and truly back!

Cinderella at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre – Production Image Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 07 December 2021 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★★ It has been a long and arduous two years without the frivolity, mischief, and shenanigans that panto season brings. Last year’s festive period was marred by the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown, and ongoing darkness […]

REVIEW: La Voix: The UK’s Funniest Redhead – Rampant, ravishing, and rambunctious – La Voix is back where she belongs

LaVoix – The UK’s Funniest Redhead – Tour Photo by Chris Jepson Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 21 October 2021 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★★★ Rampant, ravishing, and rambunctious, the UK’s funniest redhead is back where she belongs, on home turf in her beloved Aylesbury Waterside Theatre. For seasoned fans and ‘la virgins’ alike La […]

INTERVIEW: Q&A WITH HORRIBLE HISTORIES AUTHOR TERRY DEARY By Diane Parkes

Horrible Histories Barmy Britain Two – Victoria & Albert – Production Photography Britain’s barmy past comes alive in 3D when Horrible Histories Live on Stage storms Aylesbury Waterside Theatre with Barmy Britain from Wed 3 – Sat 6 Nov. The West End’s longest-running children’s show is bringing British history to life in a hilarious and […]

REVIEW: Hairspray UK Tour – Just try and stop the beat – we dare you

Hairspray UK Tour Production Image Venue: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Performance Date: 6 September 2021 Reviewer: Gemma Fincher Star Rating: ★★★★1/2 After a long 18 months, the stage of Aylesbury Waterside Theatre is alight once more. With the nicest kids in town, Aylesbury couldn’t have chosen a more vivacious and exuberant opening gambit than the Hairspray UK […]