Can’t Stop Can’t Stop at the Edinburgh Fringe

My first show of the Edinburgh Fringe just had to be mental health related, and I couldn’t have chosen better with Can’t Stop Can’t Stop. As someone with pretty much no experience with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, both personally or with someone close to me, I was keen to get more…

REVIEW: Madagascar the Musical UK tour

One of the most popular film franchises of recent years is finally getting the theatrical treatment. Madagascar the Musical has just opened at the New Wimbledon Theatre and there’s definitely something for the whole family! A group of animals are living the high life in Central Park Zoo in New…

REVIEW: Perfectly Ordinary at the Guildford Fringe

Its not often I get to mix theatre and mental health in such an obvious fashion, but this week the Guildford Fringe Festival is home to brand new British musical, Perfectly Ordinary, a show set on a psychiatric ward. This piece is a musical gem that provokes emotional response no…

Knights of the Rose at The Arts Theatre

Knights of the Rose, a brand new jukebox musical featuring the hits of Bon Jovi, Meatloaf and other rock legends, certainly made its presence known in London as it crossed Tower Bridge on horseback earlier this week. Sadly the show itself doesn’t quite live up to that majestic entrance, with…

Perfectly Ordinary: an interview with Matthew Rankcom

Perfectly Ordinary is a brand new musical coming to the Guildford Fringe this year. I spoke to one of its creators about mental health and the theatre.

REVIEW: Fun Home at the Young Vic

Fun Home, a musical based on the autobiographical graphic novel of the same name, brought to life in the Young Vic, is the standout piece of the season, and most definitely the year too.

Shut up Heather! Heathers the Musical at The Other Palace

Following a sold out workshop last year, the eagerly anticipated and long awaited production of Heathers the Musical at The Other Palace has been hitting the stagey headlines for months. But is the hype worth it or are we all getting our scrunchies in a twist?

Legally Blonde UK tour at the New Wimbledon Theatre

Legally Blonde is up there as one of my favourite shows, and I must admit I wasn’t 100% impressed when I saw the new UK tour in its first week at The Churchill Theatre in Bromley. After weeks of seeing four star reviews, I decided to give it another chance…

Thrive – Feel Stress Free: the mental health app review

I checked out an app designed to help you self-manage common mental health conditions. Find out my thoughts and get your FREE TRIAL inside…