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NEWS: Charlotte Jaconelli to star in She Loves Me at the Landor Theatre

It has been announced that Charlotte Jaconelli (2012 Britain’s Got Talent runner-up) will play Amalia Balash in the Landor Theatre’s revival of She Loves Me this February. Having trained at Arts Educational School, this marks her musical theatre debut, following the release of two successful...

REVIEW: Bat Boy the Musical at Southwark Playhouse

For a moment suspend your ability (and desire) to discern the plausible from the implausible. Take your mind to Hope Falls, or rather to “a cave many miles to the south,” of Hope Falls, where a boy, half human, half bat, has been found living...

REVIEW: The Mikado at The Charing Cross Theatre

For a moment, suspend everything you know about Japan. Imagine a far off and mysterious country where it’s a criminal offense – punishable by death – to flirt. Insert an authoritarian leader called the Mikado, overlay a 19th century English social hierarchy and now call...

REVIEW: Apartment 40C at the London Theatre Workshop

The London Theatre Workshop presents Apartment 40C, a beautifully moving exploration of love and commitment, of loss and of choice. The first new musical conceived, written, workshopped and now mounted as a full production in the London Theatre Workshop, Apartment 40C is the creation of...

CASTING: Bat Boy the Musical at Southwark Playhouse

Direction - Luke Fredericks Choreography - Joey McKneely Set and costume design - Stewart Charlesworth Casting - Will Burton CDG Full casting has been announced for Bat Boy: The Musical, which will sink its fangs into the London stage in a brand new production in The Large at Southwark...

LOOK AHEAD: The Mikado at The Charing Cross Theatre

Music - Arthur Sullivan Libretto - W. S. Gilbert Director - Thom Southerland Choreographer - Joey McNeely Musical Director - Iain Vince Gatt Set Designer - Phil Lindley Costume Designer - Jonathan Lipman Lighting Designer - Mike Robertson with Rebecca Caine as Katisha Mark Heenehan as The Mikado Director Thom Southerland, who wowed critics and public...

REVIEW: Made in Dagenham at the Adelphi Theatre

The Dagenham Ford sewing machinist strike of 1968 is widely accepted as a pivotal moment in the pursuit of gender equality in the UK. Prompting the passing of the Equal Pay Act 1970, the strike originated from the decision to downgrade the machinists from skilled...

REVIEW: Soviet Zion at the Lost Theatre

Guest review I was very much looking forward to seeing Soviet Zion at the Lost Theatre. The concept fascinated me, and I was incredibly intrigued as to how Giles Howe, Katy Lipson and Roberto Trippini would tackle the story of two families, one American and the...

LOOK AHEAD: Girlfriends at the Union Theatre

Music and lyrics - Howard Goodall Written - Howard Goodall in collaboration with Richard Curtis and John Retallack Direction - Bronagh Lagan Musical Direction - Freddie Tapner Girlfriends is set on a Bomber Command air base in Norfolk in the darkest days of World War II, amongst the volunteer...

REVIEW: Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

“It is amusing to note that Jacques Brel is something, much like Champagne or croissants, that the French are generally very reluctant to admit is not, well, French. Some might say that this is due to the fact that Brel remains to this day one...