Album Review – Dusty Limits : Grin

I’ve always assumed there’s a dark river flowing beneath my fans’ desires. Morrissey As we move once more to the re-opening of the London Wonderground cabaret...

Cabaret Review – Amanda McBroom

When Ruth Leon, the host and artistic director of the Crazy Coqs cabaret, introduces an act as,  "probably one of the greatest night club...

Review – Audra McDonald in Concert

To misquote a famous Sweet Charity number: The minute she walked in the joint You could see she was a star of distinction, A real big belter, Good...

Review – Kings of Broadway

Alex Parker is the real deal. With the triumphant production of Gypsy having closed the night before, it took courage to open a concert with...

Review – Hey, Old Friends

If proof be needed, and I doubt that seriously it is, that the West End is not currently over-blessed with male musical theatre stars,...

Book Review – Pure Imagination: A Sorta-Biography

Rex Harrison expressed grave doubts about ‘Talk To The Animals’. ‘It’s such a silly song,’ he opined. ‘That’s because it comes from a silly story,’...

Of Thee I Sing – Review

Balance. The key to any successful staging of a musical is balance. Balance between words and music, between voice and orchestra, between character and vocal...

Oh! Carol – Review

Oh! Carol     The Crazy Coqs Cabaret & Bar     20 July 2015 Nestled in the busy heart of Piccadilly is Brasserie Zedel,...

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying – Review

Quite rightly, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (for brevity and sanity, we will call it ‘How To Succeed’ from here on)...

Follies in Concert – Review

Concert versions of musicals are very unforgiving. Unless they are performed with great skill and indefatigable brio, they can do nothing but disappoint. Absent...

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Saturday, Sunday, Monday

This new production of Saturday, Sunday, Monday puts a venerable war-horse through a striking new set of paces reflecting great credit on ensemble values...

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