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Girl From The North Country London Cast Recording to be Released

The Old Vic and Sony Music Entertainment today announces the release of the Official London Cast Recording of Girl from the North Country. Featuring lyrics and music by Bob Dylan, the album was recorded at the iconic Abbey Road Studios and will be available to buy, download, and stream on 29 September 2017. Girl from […]

REVIEW: Edward II (Tristan Bates Theatre) ★★★

Christopher Marlowe‘s homoerotic narrative returns to the stage after a successful run at the Camden Fringe, poignantly marking 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales. Lazarus Theatre Company aim to inject a modern, dynamic flair into this centuries-old historical play, bringing their award-winning talent to the forefront. With Edward I dead, […]

REVIEW: Richard III (Temple Church) ★★★★

Shakespeare’s fictional reinvention of the last Plantagenet King of England has always been a topic of hot discussion in both theatre and history. Antic Disposition’s touring production of Richard III comes to London’s Temple Church following a summer tour of English cathedrals and western France. This production created quite a buzz after it played at Leicester […]

Mrs Orwell transfers to Southwark Playhouse

Following a hugely successful sell-out run at the Old Red Lion this summer, Tony Cox’s Mrs Orwell, starring Cressida Bonas and Peter Hamilton Dyer, will be transferring to Southwark Playhouse for a limited run this September (5-23). This exciting play is based on actual events. University College Hospital, London, 1949. George Orwell is in the […]

Check out these new pictures from the Hairspray UK&I Tour

Following a publically and critically acclaimed opening at Wales Millennium Centre, smash-hit musical Hairspray have released all new production images. Hairspray is back on the road touring the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland, starring ITV comedy legend, Norman Pace. The production opened last week playing to big, bold and beautiful audiences in Cardiff […]

School Of Rock Musical to host BBC Radio 2 Children In Need Gala

On 6 November 2017, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Oliver award-wining School of Rock will host this year’s BBC Radio 2’s BBC Children in Need Gala at the New London Theatre. Hosted by Ken Bruce and the charity’s mascot Pudsey, at least 50% of the proceeds from the Gala will go to BBC Children in Need’s 2017 […]

Is an ‘Interval’ really necessary at the theatre?

This week, the highly anticipated production of Stephen Sondheim‘s musical Follies started previews at the National Theatre starring Janie Dee, Tracie Bennett and Imelda Staunton. With a running time of two hours and ten minutes, I was surprised to see that there is no interval (although this could possibly change before the official opening night) […]

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