Save the Last Dance for Me UK Tour

The latest jukebox delight to tour the UK is Bill Kenwright’s Save the Last Dance for Me – a musical packed with Sixties classics, American airmen and good old British humour. It may not be a groundbreaking piece of theatre but it’s strongly cast and full of hits that audiences…

Edinburgh Fringe Preview: OPIA Theatre’s Unnatural Selection

As the renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival looms ever closer, I headed to the Churchill Theatre in Bromley to catch a preview of OPIA Theatre’s Unnatural Selection – a play about a TV show of the future set to create a master race through a ‘Take Me Out’ style selection of women…

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child review

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE SPOILERS IN THIS REVIEW! If you wish to read a spoiler-free review, please see my other post here. Potter fans worldwide anxiously await the release of the eight instalment of the ‘chosen one’s’ tale in literary form, but for a select few the latest Harry Potter story has transfigured…

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: spoiler-free review

Potter fans worldwide anxiously await the release of the eight installment of the ‘chosen one’s’ tale in literary form, but for a select few the latest Harry Potter story has transfigured itself into one of the most anticipated stage performances of all time. As one of the lucky ones to see the…

#MyWorkoutFor Pokémon Go – Virgin Active’s world-first Pokérun

Pokéballs at the ready – the guys and gals at Virgin Active might have just discovered the next big fitness craze. You’re hooked on Pokémon Go so what’s next? Pokérunning of course, and I was lucky enough to be invited down to Virgin Active’s Walbrook gym in London to try…

Mental Health: Your Word is Power

I’m very pleased to share my shortlisted entry for the 2016 Wicked Young Writer ‘For Good’ award, which is now published in the anthology. I will soon be posting a full write-up about the event which marks a change in my blogging. I am now going to expand from theatre and…

Michael Crawford in the Go-Between Musical

Michael Crawford’s legendary name leads a stellar cast in the new West End musical, The Go-Between. The L.P. Hartley novel set in the early 1900s has been adapted into many formats, including one for the stage, however you’ve probably never seen the story presented quite like this. Despite a bold…

Rocky Horror Show at the Orchard Theatre

You may have been baffled to see an array of corsets, suspenders and feather boas around Dartford yesterday but it may become a regular sight this week as the UK Tour of the Rocky Horror Show lands at the Orchard Theatre. Richard O’Brien’s classic is an outrageous spectacle, not for…

Legally Blonde at the Curve Leicester

Based on the hit 2001 film, Legally Blonde is a vibrant, fun and surprisingly meaningful musical that really has it all – catchy, well-written music, a witty script, loveable characters and of course two dogs. I was so excited when the Curve Theatre in Leicester announced they would be taking…