Reflecting On Shakespeare: Remembering Great Productions

Anniversaries are always a time for reflection. Today marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the Bard of Stratford On Avon...

Don’t Rain On Their Parade – Understudies, Swings and Covers are...

Don't Rain On Their Parade – Understudies, Swings and Covers are the lifeblood of Theatre. Broadway doesn't do it. Usually, the West End doesn't do...

2016: Top Ten Plays – West End

2016: Top Ten Plays - West End What a disappointing year 2016 has been for the West End. It should be difficult to compose a...
Debbie Reynolds

My very personal tribute to Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds touched my life and made a lasting impression on my career as an entertainer... I was fortunate to  literally grow up on Australian...
Lift 2016

Lift 2016 – a retrospective

Lift 2016 has concluded and proved to be an exotic and eclectic theatrical experience, in the very best traditions of world theatre festivals. Programmers...

10 Best Plays in London: 18 March 2016

If you are in London this month, what plays should you see? 10 Best Plays in London:  18 March 2016 We have compiled this list to save...

Of Dominic Cavendish and Men

Is there a more patently absurd, and distinctly disturbing, title for an opinion piece written by a white, male theatre critic in 2017 than...
Thriller Live

Michael Jackson Legacy Soars – West End ‘Thriller Live’ Breaks Record

Thriller Live has just broken a major West End box office record - 15th longest running musical in the West End!  Ever!  It is...
Little Voice

10 Best New Plays in London: 18 June 2016

10 Best Plays in London: 18 June 2016 If you are in London this month, what plays should you see? We have compiled this list to...
let it shine BBC1

Is Gary Barlow the new Andrew Lloyd Webber?

Let It Shine (BBC1) launched a couple of weeks ago with a splashy opening routine featuring Gary Barlow as performer/producer/judge.  It signaled that the...

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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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