The Olivier Awards with MasterCard, the UK’s most prestigious stage honours, have announced that one of the country’s finest comics, Jason Manford, will host this year’s ceremony The 2017 awards are set to be the biggest yet, as they make their debut at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April. Nominations were announced last week and can […]

Vieux Carre

Wilma’s rating: [rating=5] Where: Charing Cross Theatre, Villers Street, WC2N 6NL How much: £16.00-£19.50 When: Wednesday-Saturday’s 7.30pm until 1st September Book now: www.charingcrosstheatre.co.uk   When I first saw this show back in the Kings Head Theatre, Islington I was captivated by the intensity of it. So when it announced it was transferring into the West […]

We Won't Shoot Ourselves

Wilma’s Rating: [rating=2] Where: Kings Head Theatre, 115 Upper Street, London N1 1QN How Much: £12.00 How long: 1hr (no interval) Running until: 13th August 2012   We Won’t Shoot Ourselves was fine. A terribly bland word to use but I think it’s the best word I can use to describe it. It wasn’t bad […]

Vieux Carre

  The single most enthralling piece of theatre I have ever seen. This autobiographical play by Tennessee Williams is about a young writer who takes up residency in a guest house and the other people who live there. Never have I been so drawn in to a play and captivated by every word said. As a […]


  Wilma’s Rating: [rating=5] Where: Duke of York’s Theatre St Martin’s Lane London WC2N 4BG How Much: £10-£52.50 How long: 2hrs 45mins (inc interval) Running until: 4h August 2012 Programme: £4 Wine: £5.50   Honestly one of the funniest things I have ever seen at the theatre. Laura Wades portrayal of 10 filthy rich posh […]

What The Butler Saw

Wilma’s Rating: [rating=3] Where: Vaudeville Theatre, London How Much: £27.25-£54.00 How long: 2hrs 20mins (inc interval) Running until: 25th August 2012   To be able to appreciate this show you need to understand the writer, Joe Orton. A 1960s playwright who shocked the world with his politically incorrect methods. Working with Orton was described as […]

When Women Wee

Rating:  [rating=4] Where: Soho Theatre How Much: £10-£15 How long: 1hr (no interval) Running until: Saturday 19th May 2012   When I got invited to go see this show I hoped it would be good so that I could use the line ‘When Women Wee was so funny I almost pissed myself’. Well it was and […]

Abigail's Party

Wilma’s Rating: [rating=4] Where:  Wyndhams Theatre, Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0DA How Much: £12.50-£75 How long: 2 hrs (including interval) Running until: 1st September 2012 Merchandise: Programme £4 Drinks Wine: £5-£6 Beer: £3.50-£4.50 Water: £2 Ice cream: £3 You couldn’t feel more back in the 70’s if you wanted to with this show. Even if […]

Noises Off

Wilma’s Rating:  [rating=4] Where: Novello Theatre, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4LD How Much:  £10-£55  How long: 2hrs 30mins (including one interval) Running until: 30th June 2012   Merchandise Books £8-£15.99 Mug £8 Tea Towel £6.50 Bag £10 Poster £3.50 Programme £4   Drinks Wine £5/£6 Beer £3.50/£4.50 Water £2 Review performance date: Friday 11th May 2012   Noises Off […]

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe

                Wilma’s Rating: 4/5 Where: Kensington Gardens How Much: £25-£49.50 How long: 2hrs 20mins (including 20 min interval) Running until: 9th September 2012Merchandise Mug: £7 T shirts: £15-£18 Tote bag: £7 Adult Fleece: £30 Baseball Cap: £12 Magnet:£4   Drinks Wine: £4.90-£6.90 Beer: £3.50-£4.50 Water: £2 Sweets: £1.50 […]

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