9 things you need to know about buying Hamilton tickets

Hamilton. It’s been dubbed the ‘game changer’ of 21st century theatre and has received countless five star reviews (even from me). But with Hamilton tickets disappearing like gold dust, just how are you meant to get your hands on them? Tickets for the hit West End show are now being…

Cabaret, UK tour

Cabaret is the iconic invention of the famous Kander & Ebb, adapted from a play adapted from a novel and playfully documenting the rise of the Nazi party in a 1930s Berlin. The show experienced great success as a film and the current production of the stage show (seen at…

The Bodyguard, UK tour

THIS REVIEW MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS! The musical version of the hit 1992 romantic thriller, The Bodyguard, is currently touring the UK. As one of ‘those’ shows that I have somehow never managed to see, I was desperate to catch this production after years of missing out. I certainly wasn’t disappointed…

2019 theatre: my top ten

It’s almost time to see in the new decade, so that gives me one last chance to reflect on some of the great theatre I saw in 2019. It was a year of new experiences and I saw a grand total of 80 shows! I continued my 2018 resolution to…

5 reasons to see Amelie at The Other Palace

Amélie has just arrived at The Other Palace for a musical-filled, gnome-travelling, French Christmas season. The stage adaptation of the popular 2001 film first appeared in the US and made its way to Broadway before being taken on by the Watermill Theatre here in the UK. After touring the country…

Cinderella, New Wimbledon Theatre pantomime

The Fairy Godmother has sprinkled her magical fairy dust over Wimbledon. Cinderella has arrived at the New Wimbledon Theatre for the Christmas season. With magic tricks galore and three celebrity leading ladies, does this year’s panto fit the audiences dreams? Join Cinderella as she goes from rags to riches, outwits…

Curtains, UK tour

Kander and Ebb have created some of the most iconic musicals of the 20th century: Chicago, Cabaret… Curtains may not be as well known, or as serious, but it still has promise on the new UK tour, although it could do with some work on the direction. It’s murder putting…

Grease the Musical, UK tour

Grease is the word on the streets of Bromley this week. Peter Andre stars in the hotly anticipated tour of one of the UK’s favourite stories, with the film topping the vote of the best musicals. But is this version he one that people want? After a whirlwind summer romance,…

Priscilla Queen of the Desert UK tour

The Priscilla Queen of the Desert bus is heading around the UK – next stop New Wimbledon Theatre. This camp and fabulous drag musical was originally a film before being turned into a Broadway and West End hit. But can this new touring production live it up to its former…

Mamma Mia the Party, London

In a quiet corner of the O2, in an old nightclub to be precise, a party is kicking off… and Abba is in charge of the entertainment! Mamma Mia the Party has come to London and this is a show like no other. Dinner, drinks, dancing and a whole lot…