Review: The Band

The Band at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

Finally, one of the most talked about shows in recent months is coming to the West End! I´m talking about The Band. Gary Barlow’s ‘Let it Shine’ TV talent search ended approximately two years ago, and now the Take That jukebox musical is making its way to the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Destined so far to […]

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Review: The Inheritance

The Inheritance at the Noel Coward Theatre

To indulge and digest a play that lasts over 6 hours sounds like a tough ask, even for the most passionate lover of theatre; and yet The Inheritance does it beautifully, perfectly and somewhat poetically. As I sit there taking in the gorgeous sets and being swept along with a storyline that just captivates and […]

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Review: I and You

I and You at the Hampstead Theatre

Sometimes a play comes along that is daring and willing to take risks, and I and You at the Hampstead Theatre is a play that does just that – and comes out on top! Zach Wyatt, who has only recently graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama has taken on the incredible writing of […]

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Review: Don Quixote

Don Quixote at the Garrick Theatre

When Miguel de Cervantes first wrote Don Quixote, he did not expect for it to become such an enormous hit. This classic in world literature has gone on to become the second most translated book in all the world; only being beaten by the Bible! And not only that, Don Quixote has inspired so many […]

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Review: Wise Children

Wise Children at the Old Vic theatre

“Magical, wonderful and playful!” Just three of the words we heard muttered by many theatregoers as we left the iconic Old Vic theatre after being drawn in by Emma Rice’s adaptation of Wise Children. And quite frankly, we have to agree with these wonderful words! There is no doubt in mind that Angela Carter, who […]

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Review: The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre in London's West End

With Halloween upon us, the time for spooky stories and performances is now! The Woman in Black is one such production, and it’s enjoyed a long run of success as a thrilling horror story for almost 3 decades. The current production of The Woman in Black at the West End’s Fortune Theatre is one for […]

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Review: Les Misérables

Les Miserables at the Queen's Theatre in London's West End

Les Misérables is a story that is over 150 years old, but it is still entertaining people across the world in almost every conceivable format. The musical, just under 40 years old, is one of those formats that has been highly regarded in many venues, and it is currently being performed at the Queen’s Theatre […]

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Review: ‘Bromance: The Dudesical’

We have seen thousands of movies and tv shows about the geeky girl that wants to be friends with the popular cheerleaders, the ugly duckling that turns out to be a princess or the funny outcast that becomes a pop star. But how would the story be if all the characters were straight guys? Bromance: The […]

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Review: The Wider Earth

The Wider Earth at the Natural History Museum

Showing in the Jerwood Gallery at the Natural History Museum, The Wider Earth is sure to marvel audiences of all ages. A combination of Trish Wadley Productions and the Dead Puppet Society, the play tells the story of young Charles Darwin as he embarks on a magical journey around the world aboard the HMS Beagle. […]

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Review: The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

Everybody loves a good heist story, and the city of London is no stranger to stories about thievery and robberies. Adding a good sense of humour to a crime story is a difficult but enjoyable endeavour for a writer, and many comedy thrillers have found immense success. The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, playing at […]

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Review: Foxfinder

Foxfinder at the Ambassadors Theatre

As Foxfinder makes its way to London’s West End at the Ambassador’s Theatre, Game of Thrones fans are excited to see the performance of one of the show’s stars, Iwan Rheon. There’s been a trend lately of actors from the popular fantasy series taking to stages at the West End, but it hasn’t always worked […]

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Review: Heathers

Heathers at the Theatre Royal Haymarket starring Carrie Hope Fletcher

The musical adaptation of the 1980’s cult classic Heathers has found its way to London’s famed West End, and it is every bit as fun as the original film. Showing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, the dark but humorous script comes to life on stage as the cast and crew put on a stunning performance […]

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Review: Eugenius

Eugenius at The Other Palace

Geeks have long been a mainstay in popular culture, but it wasn’t until recently that they have become heroes in seemingly impossible stories. Usually the role of the geek was reserved for the timid sidekick or as a brief comedy relief character. Today, however, geeks have become respected, and sometimes they even get the girl. […]

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Review: Sylvia

Sylvia at the Old Vic

If Hamilton is any indication, audiences love to learn about history through the witty lyrics and beats of rap music. Although Sylvia at the Old Vic Theatre in London’s West End takes on the same technique, that is where all similarities end. Sylvia is a creative behemoth of its own, telling the story of women’s […]

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Review: Matilda

Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre

Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book Matilda has been a favorite of both kids and adults for decades. Like many classic stories it has been transformed into a musical, this time by Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly. The pair does a great job of bringing Roald Dahl’s grotesquely unique characters to life, but there are parts […]

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Review: Strictly Ballroom

Baz Luhrman brought his short play, Strictly Ballroom, to the big screen in 1992. Both the play and movie received glowing reviews, with compelling scripts and excellent performances from their actors. Now, the famous play has been transformed into a musical, and it doesn’t disappoint. It can be seen at the Piccadilly Theatre, and anyone […]

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Review: 42nd Street

42nd Street at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

42nd Street is a long-running musical based on 1933 film adaptation of a novel by the same name. It is a story about Broadway, taking place around Broadway, and originally performed on Broadway. So of course, it makes sense that the production has made its way across the pond to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. […]

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Review: Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls first came to the stage decades ago, when it dazzled audiences on Broadway. In 2006, it was adapted to the big screen successfully, with Jennifer Hudson offering a great lead performance. Currently, a new stage adaptation of Dreamgirls can be seen at the Savoy Theatre in London’s West End. For fans of the original, […]

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Review: Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein at the Garrick Theatre

When Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein was unleashed in 1974, the world didn’t know what to expect. The iconic director had already established himself as a master of comedy, irreverence, and unpredictability. The film was released to much success and rave reviews and remains a favorite across generations to this day. Decades after the release of […]

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Review: The King And I

The King and I at the London Palladium

The King and I is an age-old classic that has been entertaining people for decades. What started as Margaret Landon’s 1944 novel Anna and the King of Siam has been adapted to both the big screen and the stage, with live performances dating back to 1951. The King and I is now playing at the […]

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Review: A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls at The Old Vic

A Monster Calls is a children’s fantasy book that deals with some very adult issues. The author, Patrick Ness, does a great job embracing some of the darker elements of life but keeping them in a perspective that is accessible for children. The critically acclaimed book has been adapted into a stage production, showing at […]

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Review: Red

Red The Play

Red is the inspiring story of groundbreaking expressionist painter Mark Rothko. Rothko led an exciting and tumultuous life but experienced much success in the art world. He is often seen as a revolutionary artist and his story is one that many have found to be worth telling. Writer John Logan decided that a play would […]

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