Review: Come From Away (Pheonix Theatre)

Reviewed by Sophie Ross March 11th 2020 Reviewer Rating: ★★★★★ Welcome to the Rock! Come From Away tells the story of the days surrounding 9/11 in a small place in Canada called Newfoundland. It tells the story of  humanity, a community coming together in times of darkness and the importance of being kind.  Based on … Continue reading Review: Come From Away (Pheonix Theatre)

Review: Toast (The Other Palace)

I have to admit, despite knowing who Nigel Slater is - I’m not massively familiar with his career or his books, includingToast. So going into the play adaptation of the book of his childhood, I wasn’t sure what to expect at all. What followed was one of the most heartwarming experiences I’ve had in theatre … Continue reading Review: Toast (The Other Palace)

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: Kiss Me Kate (London Coliseum)

Reviewed by Emily Schofield 20th June 2018 Reviewer rating: ★★★★ Kiss Me Kate is an incredibly energetic and entertaining show in which the art of Shakespeare imitates the lives of the actors performing it. With a large cast and operatic score, this production welcomes you to the chaotic life of backstage theatre in which drama is … Continue reading Review: Kiss Me Kate (London Coliseum)

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: 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)

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

Clare Halse: Dressing Room Essentials

We asked 42nd Street's leading lady Clare Halse her five dressing room essentials.... The Roller! Number one essential to roll out tired tapping muscles. I tend to get sore thighs because of the raked stage so this helps me out. Ahhhh, food. Absolutely must have my dressing room snacks such as, nuts, fruit, and biscuits to … Continue reading Clare Halse: Dressing Room Essentials

Suzie Mathers announces solo show

International Musical Theatre star Suzie Mathers announces solo concert at Live At Zédel this November. Best known to London audiences for playing Glinda in the 10th Anniversary cast of Wicked, her yellow brick road journey has included ten major cities in over six different countries around the world over the past ten years. This is … Continue reading Suzie Mathers announces solo show