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04th Dec 2014
mikado charing cross

THE MIKADO – Charing Cross Theatre, London.

Director Thom Southerland has gone for a high octane performance of The Mikado, which the occasional lyrical modernisation suits – coupled with choreographer Joey McKneely’s profusion of jazz hands works...

29th Nov 2014
Miracle on 34th Street

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET – Orchard Theatre, Dartford.

This musical version of the classic Hollywood movie Miracle on 34th Street was originally presented on Broadway as ‘Here’s Love’, the title of the show’s catchiest number. Book, music and...

19th Nov 2014

ROCK OF AGES – New Wimbledon Theatre, London.

Rock of Ages is the most fun you will have at the Theatre. I say this with some degree of bias having been a fan since it first opened in...

15th Nov 2014

WHITE CHRISTMAS – Dominion Theatre, London.

Reinvented musical classics that are reimagined for the stage often come tinged with an air of trepidation. How will it work with a live audience? Will it live up to...

05th Nov 2014

SWEENEY TODD – Harrington’s Pie Shop, London.

It’s not often that you’re invited to attend a production of one of the most renowned Sondheim musicals in a 30 seater, 106 year old pie shop. Tooting Arts Club...

28th Oct 2014

STARS OF THE WEST END – Cadogan Hall, London.

If you are looking for a night of high octane, camp, cheesy musical extravaganza then Stars of the West End is the show for you. Flanked by wonderful musicians from...

16th Oct 2014

BARNUM – New Wimbledon Theatre, London.

Barnum tells the real life story of PT Barnum, a showman in the 1800’s whose life is dedicated to entertaining. He uses whatever means possible to attract crowds to his...

12th Oct 2014

ALTAR BOYZ – Greenwich Theatre, London.

Praise be! The Altar Boyz have arrived in town. After taking New York by storm it’s taken nearly six years for this funny, irreverent and energetic show to reach the...

09th Oct 2014

DAMN YANKEES – Landor Theatre, London

There’s a school of people out there who think the style of Musical from 1950’s Broadway are the only true musicals. Anything else is a pale imitation, bereft of the...

08th Oct 2014

FREE AS AIR – Finborough Theatre, London.

Part of the Finborough Theatre’s series celebrating and reviving lost British musicals, Free As Air is a delightful tale of the small community on fictitious channel island Terhou and what...

20th Sep 2014
long story short

LONG STORY SHORT – Charing Cross Theatre, London.

First of all Long Story Short has a phenomenal electronic soundtrack, which for me is the real highlight of the show. Composed by Rhys Lewis and designed by Jay Jones,...

19th Sep 2014
Sweeney Todd

SWEENEY TODD – Twickenham Theatre, London.

Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s musical masterpiece triumphs once again, this time in the intimate confines of London’s newest studio Theatre in Twickenham. Sweeney Todd has had a long history...