Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story at Jermyn Street Theatre

Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story at Jermyn Street Theatre

The biggest story in the USA in 1924 was the kidnapping and gruesome murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks by two rich students from Chicago, Nathan Leopold Jr and Richard Loeb which became known at the time as “The Crime of Century” and made Leopold & Loeb infamous across the land. The two were lovers and…

Review of Treason the Musical at Cadogan Hall
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Review of Treason the Musical at Cadogan Hall

Following on from the release of five tracks from Treason – The Musical comes the concert version of the brand-new musical about the gunpowder plot of 1605 filmed at Cadogan Hall during the lockdown but with Covid protocols in place. The work with music and lyrics by Rickie Allan and book by Allan and Keiran…

Review of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice filmed at Southwark Playhouse

Review of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice filmed at Southwark Playhouse

Most people know of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice from the segment in the Disney movie “Fantasia” where Mickey Mouse as the eponymous hero has big trouble with brooms and buckets of water when he tries to emulate his master. However, its genesis is from a 1797 poem from German writer J W Goethe and that’s the…

Declan – The Actors Centre’s new online play – Review

Declan – The Actors Centre’s new online play – Review

Billed as “A contemporary ghost story”, Declan tells the story of Jimbo a strange and disturbed young man living in a Wiltshire suburb. Directed by Alexis Gregory this short (just twenty-five minutes) monologue, written and performed by Alistair Hall tells Jimbo’s story in flashbacks as he obsesses mainly about his missing friend Declan, as well…