Bend It Like Beckham Tickets London West End

By | October 31, 2014

Gurinder Chadha is to direct the world premiere of the new British stage musical Bend It Like Beckham. With original music by Howard Goodall and lyrics by Charles Hart, Bend It Like Beckham has a new book by Paul Mayeda Berges and Gurinder Chadha; choreography and musical staging by Aletta Collins; set design by Miriam Buether; costume design by Katrina Lindsay; lighting design by Neil Austin; sound design by Richard… Read More »

Book tickets for The Audience with Kristin Scott Thomas

By | October 31, 2014

Kristin Scott Thomas will play the Queen in a new version of Peter Morgan’s The Audience. Stephen Daldry’s production will preview at the Apollo Theatre from 21 April 2015. Tickets are now on sale for performances until 25 July 2015.Book now to avoid disappointment. For sixty years Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace. Both parties have an unspoken agreement… Read More »

London Theatre Preview: November 2014

By | October 30, 2014

Halloween is the focal point for most people in October, while thoughts of Christmas consume then in December. What about November then? With Halloween almost over and done, with and enough time still for a small reprieve from Christmas at this point, something else is needed to occupy our minds and the incoming batch of shows this coming month seems a very good place to start. November brings with it… Read More »

Review of Sunny Afternoon at the Harold Pinter Theatre

By | October 28, 2014

Sunny Afternoon is exactly what it says on the tin. It is a sunny and enjoyable experience – a musical theatre version of the true story of The Kinks, a very successful band from the 1960s. Their unique claim to fame was that at a time of great success for bands from Liverpool and Manchester, they were from London, born and bred, and proud to come from Muswell Hill! Ray… Read More »

The Miz Kidz Club at the Queen’s Theatre London

By | October 28, 2014

Getting young people interested in the theatre is important not only for the future of the industry, but for them in themselves as well. It can do such wonderful things for their developing minds, showing them a world of creativity that is filled with beauty and passion and can educate its audience whilst simultaneously entertaining them. Kids should be going to the theatre. It can connect an individual to their… Read More »

The Commitments leaves the audience smiling and wanting more

By | October 25, 2014

Despite its subject matter, the trials and tribulations of a group of youngsters endeavouring to put together a soul band, Roddy Doyle’s 1987 best-selling novel The Commitments is not an obvious choice for a musical adaptation. The main reason for this is that the book is extremely dialogue heavy; most of it in Dublin patois and heavily peppered with swearing. It is also gritty, rain-swept and inherently working class; hardly… Read More »

IN PROFILE with Michael Riseley from LES MISERABLES

By | October 25, 2014

It’s been a little while since I’ve seen a show in the West End – my last theatre trip was to see the UK tour production of Cats. I’m here today though with a few family members to revisit an old classic: Les Miserables. We’ve picked a good time to see Cameron Mackintosh’s pride and joy, as the show is benefiting from a rather talented line-up which includes the likes… Read More »