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…

The Gin Chronicles in New York at the Edinburgh Fringe

Theatre, radio, foley work, a church and gin – this is undoubtedly a recipe for brilliance! I present you with The Gin Chronicles, one of Edinburgh Festival’s staple acts that shines with sophistication. A brand new adventure in the 5-star reviewed vintage, radio-style comedy series The Gin Chronicles. Come and…

Liz the Musical at the Edinburgh Fringe

When every man and their dog are attempting historical musicals at the moment, you’ve got to do something a bit different to stand out. Liz the Musical certainly attempts to do that but sadly fails in its execution (ha) in a piece that lacks mature knowledge of the art, as…

Closer Than Ever at the Edinburgh Fringe

Discover the span of universal highs and lows faced by us all through the experiences that life throws at us – love, heartache, fear, growing up and growing old – in a brand new production of Maltby and Shire’s musical revue, Closer Than Ever. It’s amazing how society seemingly goes…

My Left/Right Foot the Musical at the Edinburgh Fringe

The local am-dram society is under pressure to comply with the equalities agenda. They come up with a cunning plan to create a gripping show starring ‘the disabled’. What could be better than the Oscar-winning ‘My Left Foot’? The only snag is they’re having real trouble finding any disabled actors…

We’ve Got Each Other at the Edinburgh Fringe

On the surface an improvised Bon Jovi jukebox musical sounds like my idea of an absolute nightmare. How wrong could I be?! When you start to realise that the Edinburgh budget means YOU are the one improvising, this piece turns into a hilarious original show destined for an (anticipated) 12…