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Bat out of Hell: A confusing storyline but with great Meat Loaf songs

For any die-hard Meat Loaf fan, the West End production of Jim Steinman’s rock musical is a must-see but be warned, the narrative is somewhat confusing. Book, music, lyrics: Jim Steinman Director: Jay Schieb Starring: Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington, Rob Fowler, Sharon Sexton, Alex Thomas-Smith, Danielle Steers Running time: 2hrs 40mins Theatre: Dominion Theatre, London […]

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Chicago The Musical: A brilliant production with an outstanding band

To say I was excited to hear Chicago was coming back to the West End was an understatement, I absolutely love everything about the musical and I was pleasantly surprised with the stage show. Director: Walter Bobbie Writers: John Kander and Fred Ebb Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr, Ruthie Henshall, Sarah Soataert, Josefina Gabrielle Running Time: […]

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Young Frankenstein: A brilliant, hilarious twist on Mary Shelley’s classic novel

As a huge fan of both the book Frankenstein and a fan of Mel Brooks, I have waited to see this production since I heard it was coming to the West End, and safe to say it did not fail to disappoint. Director: Susan Stroman Writer: Mel Brooks Starring: Hadley Fraser, Lesley Joseph, Cory English, […]

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Hamilton: Brilliant songs, perfect production but slightly confusing story

I have been excited to see the West End version of the hit Broadway show, Hamilton, ever since I bought the tickets last year, but although I loved every part of it, I found myself asking more questions. Director: Thomas Kail Writer: Lin Manuel Miranda Producer: Cameron Mackintosh Starring: Jamael Westman, Rochelle Ann Go, Giles […]

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Les Miserables: Moving, powerful and visually stunning

To say I was excited to see Les Miserables on the West End was an understatement, I had been dying to see it for years and it did not fail to disappoint. Director and writer: Trevor Nunn and John Card Producer: Cameron Mackintosh Author: Victor Hugo Starring: Adam Bayjou, Shaq Taylor, Charlotte Kennedy, Alice Ellen […]

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SPAMALOT: The Musical: A hilarious, farcical reimagining of the King Arthur legend

It’s no surprise that a musical based around the sketches and films by Monty Python would have sell-out shows every night and the latest SPAMALOT tour doesn’t fail getting bums on seats. Director: Daniel Buckroyd Book and Lyrics: Eric Idle Screenplay: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin Starring: Bob […]

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Interview: Actor and producer Nick Moran speaks about Celebrity MasterChef and new Edinburgh Fringe show

Here is my interview with actor and producer Nick Moran. We spoke about his upcoming play Performers at the Edinburgh Fringe, doing Celebrity MasterChef and how he feels about the ongoing BBC gender gap dispute. So, tell me a bit more about your play Performers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. What happened is I was […]

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Hello Gorgeous: Funny Girl hits all the right notes

Funny Girl Wales Millennium centre, Cardiff Bay Starring: Director – Michael Mayer Music – Jule Styne Sheridan Smith – Fanny Brice Darius Campbell- Nick Arnstein Joshua Lay – Eddie Rachel Izen – Mrs Brice Martin Callaghan – Mr Keeny Jennifer Harding – Emma Nadler   Funny Girl opened to phenomenal requires in London’s Savoy theatre […]

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Little Voice: funny, moving stage adaptation

The stage adaptation of the hit 1998 Michael Caine movie of the same name doesn’t fail to keep you entertained. Director: Paul Robinson Writer: Jim Cartwright Starring: Polly Lister, Serena Manteghi, Sean McKenzie, Laura Crowhurst, Gurjeet Singh, Sion Tudor Owen Running Until: August 19 Theatre: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough Although I have seen the movie […]

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Annie: A perfect production to escape the horrors of the world

In a world where terror threats are every which way it’s nice to know there are places you can escape from reality and the West End production of Annie makes you forget your troubles for 2 hours. Director: Nikolai Foster Writer: Thomas Meehan Starring: Miranda Hart, Alex Bourne, Madeleine Hayes, Jonny Fines, Holly Dale Spencer […]