REVIEW: GHOST (Liverpool Empire) ★★★

It’s impossible to hear Unchained Melody without envisaging Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore at the pottery wheel in the 1990 movie of Ghost. The musical adaptation first took to the stage not far down the road from its current home at the Liverpool Empire, when it opened in 2011 in Manchester, before storming into the […]

Carolyn Maitland joins the UK Tour of GHOST THE MUSICAL as Molly

Carolyn Maitland will join Bill Kenwright’s production of the timeless story of love, despair and hope, GHOST – THE MUSICAL, in the part of Molly alongside Andy Moss as Sam. Taking its inspiration from the classic movie, this innovative reimagining features an expanded book, new music and original staging, and will continue to tour the […]

Wendi Peters and Kerry Ellis join the UK tour of WONDERLAND

TV and West End star Wendi Peters, much loved for her acclaimed portrayal of Cilla Battersby-Brown in Coronation Street, will headline the upcoming 2017 UK tour of Wonderland as Queen of Hearts alongside musical theatre favourite Dave Willetts, who has previously starred in tours of South Pacific, 42nd Street and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, […]

Carolyn Maitland (Starting Here, Starting Now) has Tea With Wilma

For those who may not be familiar with your work, can you give me a little run down of some of your career highlights so far? I have to start by mentioning the iconic Miss Saigon, where I was lucky enough to be part of its London revival and was then asked back the following […]


Parallel Productions returned to the St James Studio last weekend for two more sell-out shows of broken down, unplugged versions of classic musical theatre songs. Produced by Musical Director Kris Rawlinson (who I once said I wanted to musically direct my life and he very nearly did MD the 2015 Wilma Awards until he had […]

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