The S&S Award returns to St James Theatre for Gala Evening
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The S&S Award returns to St James Theatre for Gala Evening

In all the years that I’ve been writing these blogs, one aspect of theatre which I’ve often returned to as a focal point is new musical theatre. I’ve always been an advocate for original work, believing that new shows from fresh talent is not only beneficial to the musical theatre industry, but indeed vital for…

5 Star Review of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels The Musical Savoy Theatre
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5 Star Review of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels The Musical Savoy Theatre

I was in the happy position of knowing nothing about this show whatsoever, having never seen the film, and therefore went with an open mind and no preconceptions of what to expect.  I still managed to be pleasantly surprised, however, as what awaited me was not what I might have expected had I thought about…

Phantom VS Phantom: Second Phantom TV series in the works
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Phantom VS Phantom: Second Phantom TV series in the works

It’s true what they say; you wait ages for a bus and then two turn up at once. On Tuesday, I wrote a blog about ABC’s potential re-imagining of The Phantom of the Opera as a TV series, and on the same day, I saw another story about a Phantom series with different names attached….

Review of Dance ’til Dawn London West End Aldwych Theatre
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Review of Dance ’til Dawn London West End Aldwych Theatre

First thing is first. Dance ‘til Dawn is not a musical: it is a dance show with Strictly Come Dancing and Midnight Tango superstars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace. Following the success of their competitive careers as the best Argentine Tango acts in the country, winning numerous dance awards, Simone and Cacace sweep the stage…