It’s that time of year, another twelve months nearly over, Christmas coming soon. A time for Pantomime and office parties and what better way to celebrate than a lively Karaoke night at the local pub with your mates. And that is what is being served up in the Vaults at Waterloo. It’s the ‘Bridge Inn’ […]

Full cast announced for the UK Tour of EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, the smash-hit, critically acclaimed West End musical is pleased to announce the full casting for its 2020 UK tour. Joining the previously announced Layton Williams (Bad Education, Beautiful People, Billy Elliot the Musical) who currently stars as Jamie in the West End and EastEnders’ much-loved Shane Richie who played Hugo/Loco Channelle […]

REVIEW: MY BRILLIANT FRIEND (National Theatre) ★★★

The National Theatre‘s latest epic production is the two part adaption of Elena Ferranti‘s Neapolitan Novels which span 1952 to 2011 and follow the friendship of two very clever women Lenu Greco (played by Niamh Cusack) and Lila Cerullo (Catherine McCormack) fighting to find a path through a male dominated Italian landscape . April De […]

And I Am Telling You DREAMGIRLS is going to tour the UK in 2020

Dreamgirls, will embark on its first ever UK tour, opening in Bristol in September 2020 before dates in Milton Keynes, Blackpool, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Birmingham, with further venues throughout 2021 still to be announced. Featuring the classic songs ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going’, ‘Listen’ and ‘One Night Only’, this sensational, multi-award winning […]


Based on the much-loved 1954 festive film, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas The Musical premiered in 2000 at the 11,000 capacity amphitheatre The Muny in St Louis. Featuring a book by David Ives and Paul Blake the musical is a celebration of Irving Berlin’s songbook and it’s ear-worm title song White Christmas. Featuring choreography from renowned […]

Should pantomime’s be political? Isn’t politics the biggest pantomime of all?

Writer/Producer and former Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan appeared on Good Morning Britain this morning talking about “this year’s planet saving pantomime” Jack and the Beanstalk playing at the Lighthouse Theatre in Poole from 12 December. The TV segment sparked the topic of whether or not pantomime should be political or not. But isn’t the […]

REVIEW: Penetrator (Lion & Unicorn Theatre) ★★★★★

We meet Max (Luke Willats) sitting on an uncomfortable-looking couch in his living room – littered with takeaway boxes, empty cans of booze, and a clothes horse full of greying undies – entertaining himself with some aggressive porn. Flatmate Alan (Paul Linghorn) interrupts his activities and the pair embark on an evening of drugs, reminiscing […]


As the Christmas lights sparkled and twinkled on St Martins Lane, the cream of the British Theatre industry gathered to sparkle and twinkle themselves at the London Coliseum for the 65th Evening Standard awards. Joined by some screen royalty this was a glitzy evening in the capitol. The event was hosted by Evgeny Lebedev, the […]

REVIEW: The Girl on the Train (Winter Gardens, Blackpool) ★★★

The Girl on the Train is a play that centres around Rachel Watson (Samantha Womack); a lonely divorcee and alcoholic. On her train commute to work, she observes the house where her ex-husband, Tom (Adam Jackson Smith) with his new wife Anna (Lowenna Melrose) and their baby live. She notices a couple who live a few […]

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