Daniel Koek – The Pheasantry

Daniel Koek has had a pretty impressive career so far, by anyone’s standards. Taking the lead role of Tony in ‘West Side Story’ on the 50th Anniversary tour back in 2008 kicked things off, and there’s been no stopping him since: The Russian in the UK tour of ‘Chess’, Lt Cable in ‘South Pacific’ and, […]

Richard Bean’s ‘The Mentalists’ to play at the Wyndhams Theatre

BAFTA Award-winning writer, comedian and actor Stephen Merchant will make his West End debut in a new production of Richard Bean’s comic two hander The Mentalists. Steffan Rhodri will join Merchant in a return to the West End when the production, Directed by Abbey Wright, runs for a strictly limited season at the Wyndham’s Theatre […]

Mary Poppins to tour the UK from October 2015

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS will embark on a tour of the UK and Ireland, opening at Leicester Curve on Tuesday 13 October 2015. Initial tour schedule attached. Casting to be announced soon. Cameron Mackintosh said today “It’s hard to believe that it is already 11 years since Mary Poppins first […]

Stand and Deliver – Kings Head Theatre

Who could resist a production previously reviewed as “brilliantly bonkers”? Wayne Gumble’s musical comedy touches on football, family and nostalgia via all sorts of nutty detours and you’ll be glad to hear does indeed live up to that particular label. Stand and Deliver had its first outing in 2012 and has apparently been significantly “stripped […]

Stomp to celebrate 13 Years in the West End with a gala performance

Celebrations began early for STOMP in London, with two record-breaking performances at the Ambassadors Theatre on Saturday 14 February. The evening show was the highest grossing performance of any production in the 102-year history of the theatre. It was also the highest grossing Saturday matinee in the theatre’s history, meaning Box Office records were broken […]

Hannah Jane Fox – Proud Cabaret

West End On Sea are a company that originated in Brighton, however have recently started performing in their new venue, Proud Cabaret. Proud Cabaret City is modelled on a 1920’s speakeasy and offers an evening of fine dining and entertainment of unrivalled prestige. West End On Sea – aka The Follow Spot in London – […]

BattleActs – The Vault Festival

I had no idea the Vault festival even existed until yesterday, when I went to review ‘BattleActs’, a comedy improv show which is taking place in one of the many performance spaces these cavernous vaults have on offer. That’s a shame because the festival ends on 8th March. BattleActs is a neat, one act show […]

Nikki Davis-Jones and Paul Harnett have Tea With Wilma

Wicked star Nikki Davis-Jones has turned her hand to Directing, along with Paul Harnett. Watch them talk about their new show Alice: a new musical which is playing at the St James Studio in Victoria, London at lunchtimes 9-21 March 2015. For more information and to book tickets to see Alice: A New Musical, visit […]

Ordinary Days – Rosemary Branch Theatre

Ordinary Days, written by Adam Gwon (one of the New York Times “50 to watch”), is made up of 20 song vignettes (song-ettes). Four characters singing songs and finding their way together. Its a lovely little musical that you could watch on a Sunday afternoon whilst the chicken is cooking in the oven (I mean […]

Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch to be screened live to cinemas in October

Benedict Cumberbatch will play the title role in Lyndsey Turner’s production ofWilliam Shakespeare’s Hamlet, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions and presented by the Barbican.  Today, 20 February 2015, it is announced that Hamletwill be broadcast to cinemas around the world on Thursday 15 October 2015 as part of National Theatre Live.    The National Theatre’s ground-breaking project, NT Live, broadcasts plays live from the stage to over […]

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