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REVIEW: Next Lesson (Above The Stag Theatre) ★★★★

2018 marks 30 years since Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative Government launched its controversial legislation that came to be known as ‘Section 28’, which banned the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality by local authorities and in schools across Britain. ‘Next Lesson’ is the poignant creation of playwright Chris Woodley, a play set over a number of years following the […]

REVIEW: Sister Mary’s Playtime @ Teatime (Frankenstein Pub) ★★★

Some shows only make sense at the Edinburgh Fringe; think ‘Cat photos set to music’, ‘Shitfaced Shakespeare’ and ‘Chasing scenes’. Sister Mary’s Playtime @ Teatime is one of these shows. It is a fringeful mash-up of a hairy nun in a medieval tavern leading the audience in everything from Mary Poppins to rap between comedic […]

REVIEW: Daughter (CanadaHub @ King’s Hall) ★★★★★

Raw, unsettling and far too close for comfort, Daughter forces its audience to look darkness in the eye. Adam Lazarus centres as the unnamed father in this solo performance, produced by Quiptake and supported by Canada Hub. Sporting fairy wings and a pink bandana, Lazarus opens as a loving, good-humoured and, at points, vulnerable father. […]


Jim Cartwright’s 1992 play The Rise and Fall of Little Voice opened at the National Theatre starring Jane Horricks and Alison Steadman, in the leading roles of Little Voice and her foul-mouthed mother Mari. The play was then adapted into a major film in 1998 where Jane Horrocks reprised her role as the shy quiet […]

REVIEW: I Wish That My Life Were Like A Musical (Live at Zedel) ★★★★

Alexander Bermange‘s musical cabaret I Wish That My Life Were Like A Musical returns to Live at Zedel after a smash hit run earlier this year. The musical comedy see’s Wicked star Suzie Mathers return to the show, along with new cast members Madalena Alberto, Cedric Neal and Lucas Rush. This award nominated, musical comedy cabaret, […]

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to the Menier Chocolate Factory this Christmas

The Menier Chocolate Factory have announced a major revival of one of the world’s most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 5 December, with previews from 23 November, and runs until 9 March. This joyous and heart-breaking story of the travails of […]

Cast announced for the West End transfer of THE INHERITANCE

Rehearsals are now under way for the highly anticipated West End engagement of The Inheritance, the new play by Matthew Lopez starts previews at the Noël Coward Theatre from Friday 21st September and opening performances on Saturday 13th October. Directed by multi Olivier Award winner Stephen Daldry, this landmark production held its world premiere at […]

West End production of THE KING AND I to be screened in Cinemas

The multiple Tony award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I – currently enjoying huge West End success – is to be released in cinemas around the world this autumn by Trafalgar Releasing. THE KING AND I: FROM THE PALLADIUM, filmed on stage at the iconic London Palladium, will open […]

Brexit inspired play PEOPLE LIKE US premieres at the Union Theatre

Brexit…it’s the first thing in ages that’s actually made me FEEL something. So BIG – yet so personal. Visceral, even… This autumn, Emmy-winning writer Julie Burchill (Sugar Rush; Ambition) and acclaimed journalist and writer Jane Robins (Rebel Queen; White Bodies) bring the world premiere of their debut play People Like Us to the Union Theatre. […]

REVIEW: Big Girls Don’t Cry (Lyric Theatre) ★★★★

Since The East Coast Boys erupted onto the scene back in 2008, they have been coined one of the most authentic Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons tribute bands this side of the Atlantic. In shrewd suits and slicked hair, the plucky young men perform an assortment of different hits including Walk Like a Man, […]

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