Did RuPaul’s Drag Race star Bianca Del Rio go too far with ‘rape joke’?

This week it was announced that RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio will be joining the cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie in London’s West End to play drag queen Loco Chanelle after Shane Richie leaves the show in May. But this video has been brought to my attention by one concerned theatre fan […]

REVIEW: Tina – The Tina Turner Musical (Original London Cast Recording)

I’ve not gotten around to seeing Tina – The Tina Turner Musical in London’s West End yet, mainly because it seems to be selling very well and reasonably priced tickets are hard to come by but after hearing the Original Cast Recording (out digitally today and on CD this spring), I’m going to sell my […]

REVIEW: GUYS AND DOLLS (Theatre Marigny, Paris) ★★★★★

The 1950, Tony Award winning Musical, GUYS AND DOLLS, is making is French premiere in Paris right now with a stunning West End cast including Ria Jones (Evita, Chess, Cats, Joseph And His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Sunset Boulavard, Les Miserables), Clare Halse (42nd Street, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Singin’ In The Rain, Gypsy, Charlie And The […]

BIG THE MUSICAL to open in London’s West End this year

Something BIG is coming to the West End! Experience the fun-filled family spectacular BIG the Musical this autumn. Based on the smash-hit movie starring Tom Hanks, BIG makes its West End premiere at the Dominion Theatre from 6 September – 2 November 2019. Josh Baskin is twelve and life sucks, until one night at a […]

REVIEW: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Playhouse Theatre) ★★★★★

Musical theatre masterpiece Fiddler On The Roof first premiered on Broadway in 1964 and was the first musical theatre production in history to reach 3,000 performances. The original production was highly acclaimed and won nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, Score, Book, Direction and Choreography and is currently the seventeenth longest-running show in Broadway history. […]

REVIEW: Calendar Girls – The Musical (New Victoria Theatre) ★★★★★

Calendar Girls – The Musical, currently playing at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking,  is based on the true story of a group of Yorkshire women from the close knit village of Knapely, who decided to create a nude calendar to raise money for Leukaemia (which subsequently went on to raise millions of pounds for charity, Spinoffs […]

REVIEW: EMILIA (Vaudeville Theatre) ★★★

Emilia was premiered at Shakespeare’s Globe in August last year. And with all the grandioseness you’d expect from a Globe production – immaculate multi-layered costumes, an atmospheric string-plucking score and acting which savours every word and rhythm – this show certainly delivers. However, the Globe’s unique ability to feel like you’re addressing the whole of […]


Clock strikes upon the hour and the sun begins to fade as the audience descends into the glitzy cavern of the Savoy Theatre. Bathed in a soft fuchsia light, the auditorium sparkles with anticipation. As we find our seats, a selection of 80’s pop hits plays gently in the background before the five-piece band and […]

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