Dreamboats

Wilma’s Rating [rating=3] It was a surprise to most of us when Dreamboats and Petticoats announced it was opening at the Wyndhams Theatre (since it only closed at the Playhouse Theatre in August). The producers must have thought a more central West End location (and the Christmas period) would help to fill the seats.   […]

Loserville

Wilma’s Rating [rating=4] Loserville is a new British musical, written by Elliot Davis (Soho Cinders) and with music by James Bourne (Busted). It tells the story of Michael Dork (Aaron Sidwell), a boy who is on the verge of inventing the Internet. With the help of Holly, the new girl at school, (Eliza Hope Bennett) […]

9 to 5

Wilma’s Rating [rating=4] Currently on tour at London’s New Wimbledon Theatre, I went to see 9 to 5 expecting a country version of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. A feel good feast of tongue in cheek comedy and this is exactly what I got. As far as comedy musicals go, this is up there with […]

Cross Purpose

Wilmas Rating [rating=4] Cross Purpose was author Albert Camus first play in 1944. He wrote about absurdism. His stories written in cycles (first an essay, then a novel and finally a play) all with the purpose to reinforce his message. Jamie Birkett (Joanne in the recent performance of Rent at the Greenwich Theatre) stars as […]

Evita

Wilma’s Rating [rating=3] The Tony award winning show Evita, which originally opened in London’s West End in 1978 (and Broadway the year after) is back on Broadway starring the gorgeous, Grammy Award winner RICKY MARTIN. Playing along side Ricky is Olivier Award winner ELENA ROGER, who played the role of Eva in London’s 2006 revival […]

Loserville Interview

Loserville is a new British musical by Elliot Davis and James Bourne, of Busted fame, now playing at the Garrick Theatre. Set in 1971, computer geek Michael Dork and his friends Lucas, Marvin and Francis, are about to change the world. It’s just that no-one knows it yet. But, when new girl Holly arrives in […]

Paul Baker

Actor Paul Baker is currently reprising his Oliver Award winning role of Philip Sallon in Taboo, the Boy George Musical at London’s Brixton Club House.   Wilma caught up with him backstage to talk about the show. When Paul Baker had Tea With Wilma.   Click here to see who else has been having Tea […]

Tim McArthur

Funny man Tim McArthur has just started hosting his second series of the Curtain Up Show on Resonance FM. Focusing on West End and Fringe theatre. Tim is also about to direct She Loves Me at Ye Old Rose and Crown Theatre.   Wilma caught up with Tim to have a chat about these shows. […]

Anna O'Byrne

Anna O’Byrne is an Australian actress who has played the role of Christine in both Phantom of the Opera and Love Never Dies in Australia. Anna has recently moved to London to take on the role of Christine in Phantom once again. Wilma caught up with Anna backstage, before the show to talk about both […]

Carley Stenson

Carley Stenson is currently playing Princess Fiona in Shrek The Musical.   Carley took a few minutes out of her day to answer a few questions about herself.   When Carley had Tea With Wilma.   1.  How would you describe yourself in 5 words or less? Friendly, inquisitive, happy, accommodating, Spontaneous.   2.  Do […]

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