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The political landscape of the 1970s is not too far removed from recent years. A hung parliament, leaders struggling to cling on to power, talks of devolution and a split with Europe – sound familiar?  

By Harrison Fuller
Tuesday 06 December 2016

The Comedy about a Bank Robbery is the creation of Mischief Theatre who created Peter Pan Goes Wrong and The Play that Goes Wrong. The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, although somewhat unsubtle and a touch too predictable, is altogether enjoyable, easy entertainment.

By Harriet Wilson
Monday 05 December 2016

Tis’ the season to see lots of theatre. Give the gift of a good show tickets (whether that be to loved ones or to yourself) and take a break from the Christmas party season. These are my recommendations for some Christmas shows to get you in the mood, even if you are a bit of a Grinch!

By Shanine Salmon
Monday 05 December 2016

     Scott Elliott’s revival of Sam Shepard’s 1978 masterpiece Buried Child at theTrafalgar Studios, presents a broken, dysfunctional American family stuck in a world of secrecy and denial. The outlook is bleak – a dark family secret hangs in the air like the ever-present rain. 

By Harrison Fuller
Thursday 01 December 2016

     Tomorrow, 30th November 2016 at 9am, tickets go on public sale for the highly anticipated five week run of Roger and Hammerstein's Carousel at English National Opera's London Coliseum. The third production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company, Carousel marks the first time Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins will star together in the West End as Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan.

By Sarah Gengenbach
Tuesday 29 November 2016

     In the West End this year Black Friday lived up to its name. The West End and Soho districts suffered power cuts that left many streets, people and theatres in the dark.

By Sarah Gengenbach
Tuesday 29 November 2016

 Everybody needs a bit of #MondayMotivation to kick-start the week. And where better to find that motivation than in the everchanging land of theatre? So, I hear you ask, what's my #MondayMotivation this week?  

By Harriet Wilson
Monday 28 November 2016

    Sometimes American transfers are met with wild success when they reach the West End. Think The Lion King, Wicked, Kinky Boots, HAMILTON (okay, that last one hasn’t actually arrived yet, but we can agree it’s a forgone conclusion). Other shows that make the trip across the pond receive a much more tepid reception—perhaps you remember The Blue Man Group, Pippin or Hand to God, but you probably don’t.

By Sarah Gengenbach
Friday 25 November 2016

     I'm pretty sure this is a story we all know, as the musical is based on the hit film School of Rock. However, in case you weren't aware, it tells the story of Dewey, a man who holds onto his dreams of being a rock star while living with his friend who has moved on from those days. During which, he inspires a class of youngsters into becoming a rock band... 

By Molly Richardson
Thursday 24 November 2016

     Everyone has seen the film. We all know the story and the songs are now timeless Disney classics. This alone is enough to get people through the door at the Lyceum to see the stage version of The Lion King, now in its 17th year in the West End. But what awaits audiences on stage?

By Harrison Fuller
Wednesday 23 November 2016

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