The Band, UK tour

The hype surrounding Take That’s new musical has sustained throughout its 17-month tour of the UK. The show finally arrives at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford, this week – it’s certainly one for Take That fans to never forget and one general audiences will enjoy despite some niggling issues which could…

2018 theatre: my top ten

2018 will be over in a matter of hours but I’m still obsessed with this year of theatre. I saw well over 100 shows in the last 12 months and even went to the Edinburgh Fringe for the first time.

Caroline, or Change at the Playhouse Theatre

After a highly popular run at the Hampstead Theatre, there’s been quite a buzz about the West End transfer of Caroline, or Change. With rave reviews and great word of mouth I thought this would be a sure fire hit, but I couldn’t help wanting a bit more from this…

Doctor Dolittle UK Tour

The brand new UK tour of Doctor Dolittle kicked off with a bang at a suitably-themed gala night at The Churchill Theatre. In among the leopard print face painting and the WWF goody bags (complete with cuddly animal) was a fun family show that, although was a little on the…

#BeMoreMatilda with Matilda the Musical

Matilda is celebrating her 30th Birthday. No not the little girl… the novel! The book has sold more than 17 million copies, the film adaptation is still a family favourite and the musical has been wowing audiences around the world for eight years. So what is it about Matilda that…

Diary: Misty, illness and self-care

So I’ve decided to start a diary on my blog! It was a pretty spontaneous decision but as soon as it popped into my head I knew I had to do it. Not that I think anyone particularly wants to read about my life week to week, but I realised…

Six reasons why you need to see 42nd Street

The incredible 42nd Street has graced the West End for more than a year now. I was lucky enough to see the show at the very first preview, and even then I was blown away by how polished and spectacular it was. I returned more than a year later to…

The Worst Little Warehouse in London at the Edinburgh Fringe

When 12 people live under the same roof in a converted warehouse in North London, what could possibly go wrong? In this funny and off the wall cabaret, Lala Barlow and Robbie Smith are two wide eyed koalas fresh off the boat, looking for the perfect place to call home.…

Hamilton (Lewis) at the Edinburgh Fringe

What do you do when the whole world thinks ‘Hamilton’ is trending because of a Formula One driver and not a musical? Write a musical about it of course! But this is no mere parody of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip hop hit. Original, and as witty as it’s inspiration, this musical…