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REVIEW: FAME (Bridewell Theatre) ★★★★

As well as the 1980 multi award-winning motion picture, Fame, has been performed in many theatres worldwide and has been made into a popular television series. This production of Fame: The Musical, is up there with the best. A group of young people, from vastly different backgrounds, have just been accepted for a five year […]

REVIEW: FAME (The Polish Theatre, Hammersmith) ★★★

London’s City Academy brought the classic story of Fame to life over the weekend in a 300-seat theatre, with two different groups of performers sharing the stage across the two days. Now, I must admit, I’m one of the (apparently, to my shame) very few people who has been living under a rock for most […]


Julie Atherton is a well know face on the West End theatre scene, although for the the last few years, she has been focusing her efforts on championing new musical theatre writing. “Mostly English songwriters, but don’t think I’m racist, they just don’t get as much attention as the Americans” she jokes at her debut […]

Jamie Birkett

Jamie Birkett has just finished playing Joanne in Rent at London’s Greenwich Theatre. She is about to play the lead role in Cross Purpose at the Kings Head Theatre. Watch Jamie having Tea With Wilma – talking about herself, her career and her love of Holland and Barrett’s Ginger Chews!     Click here to […]


Wilma’s Rating [rating=4] Rent is based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La bohème and tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York’s Lower East Side in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Dying in America at the end […]

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