Review: The King and I (London Palladium)

Reviewed by Emily Schofield 4th July 2018 Reviewer rating: ★★★★★ The King and I will leave you fulfilled and comforted as it transports you to Siam. As a fan of the classic 1956 film starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner, I thought that I knew what to expect from this latest London production. But however high … Continue reading Review: The King and I (London Palladium)

Review: The Biograph Girl (Finborough Theatre)

Reviewed by Emily Schofield 25th May 2018 Reviewer rating: ★ ★ ★ The Biograph Girl made its UK debut in 1980, and after only two productions that year, hasn’t had another UK production up until this current run - nearly forty years later. Linking back to classical musical theatre whilst also taking you on a journey … Continue reading Review: The Biograph Girl (Finborough Theatre)

Review: West End Does: The Magic of Animation (Cadogan Hall)

Reviewed by Emily March 6th May 2018 Reviewer rating: ★ ★ ★ ★  There was certainly magic in the room at Sunday night’s West End Does: The Magic of Animation concert at Cadogan Hall. Featuring a star-studded line up of the West End’s brightest leading ladies and gents. Filled with a set-list of old and new … Continue reading Review: West End Does: The Magic of Animation (Cadogan Hall)

Review: Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre)

Reviewed by Sophie Ross 12th April 2018 Reviewer rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ This week the The Comedy About A Bank Robbery celebrated it's second birthday in the heart of the West End, the Criterion Theatre and we were lucky enough to be invited.  An evening that promises to fill you with endless laughs, perfectly timed jokes and … Continue reading Review: Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre)

Review: Ruthless (Arts Theatre)

Reviewed by Emily Schofield 28th March 2018  Reviewer Rating: ★★★ After it’s successful Off-Broadway run, Ruthless! has made it’s West End debut at the Arts Theatre, and is “Born to Entertain” you in a hilarious, yet disturbing way. Ruthless! tells the tale of right year old Tina, who dreams of being a broadway star and … Continue reading Review: Ruthless (Arts Theatre)

Review: Beautiful UK Tour (New Victoria, Woking)

Reviewed by Sophie Ross 27th February 2018  Reviewer Rating:★★★★ Beautiful: The Carole King Musical has been wowing audiences around the UK and Ireland since September. This week, it made a stop at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking and we went along to check it out. Beautiful tells the story of singer/songwriter Carole King and … Continue reading Review: Beautiful UK Tour (New Victoria, Woking)

Review: Sunset Boulevard (New Victoria, Woking)

Reviewed by Charly Ralph 22nd January 2017 Reviewer Rating:★★★½ With book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard is the award winning musical that tells the tragic story of Norma Desmond.  From Hollywood starlet to lonely recluse, Sunset Boulevard reveals what became of silent movie star Norma Desmond after … Continue reading Review: Sunset Boulevard (New Victoria, Woking)

Review: The Woman In White (Charing Cross Theatre)

Reviewed by Sophie Ross 4th December 2017 Reviewer Rating: ★★★★ Currently playing at the Charing Cross Theatre, this is the first major revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Woman In White. Based on the 19th century mystery novel by Wilkie Collins, this dark gothic romance is told perfectly through this well written fiction novel. Telling the … Continue reading Review: The Woman In White (Charing Cross Theatre)

Laura Pick: Life As Standby Elphaba

We spoke to Wicked UK's Standby Elphaba, Laura Pick to see what life as a standby is really like... TTH: For people that don't know the difference between an understudy/standby, can you explain? Laura: An understudy normally has a role within the ensemble. But a standby, especially in this instance is there purely to cover … Continue reading Laura Pick: Life As Standby Elphaba

Elizabeth Patrick: Life as an ASM

We spoke to The Nativity's ASM, Elizabeth Patrick to discuss what her job entails, the highs and lows and advice for aspiring creatives. TTH: Describe an average day at work on the Nativity? Elizabeth: On an average one show day, myself and the other ASM will get to the theatre roughly two hours before the show … Continue reading Elizabeth Patrick: Life as an ASM