Killian Donnelly stars in The Commitments
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Killian Donnelly stars in The Commitments

A World Premiere in the heart of London’s West End, The Commitments tells the story of Jimmy Rabbitte, a local Dublin lad who assembles an unlikely group of musicians to form a soul band. Adapted from Roddy Doyle’s best-selling novel, this ‘jukebox-musical-slash-play-with-songs’ sees the band of misfits come together and subsequently fall apart as tensions…

Review of The Bodyguard Adelphi Theatre September 2013
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Review of The Bodyguard Adelphi Theatre September 2013

It might be surprising, but I entered the Adelphi Theatre having never seen the film The Bodyguard (I know, I know – shocking) and with little knowledge of the original plot. Unusual as it may be, it was actually very refreshing. Watching a film-to-musical conversion with no preconceptions of how the original was made, I…

Review of A Chorus Line London Palladium
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Review of A Chorus Line London Palladium

Not in many years has a West End musical put on as much publicity as A Chorus Line did last year in preparation for this week’s opening. Recent West End transfer Loserville came close and Broadway’s The Book of Mormon is currently taking over London’s billboards and underground posters, but A Chorus Line did something…

Taboo Review Brixton Clubhouse
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Taboo Review Brixton Clubhouse

Taboo Review Having heard good things about the current production of Taboo in its Brixton bolt-hole, I was looking forward to experiencing this site-specific musical myself. Tucked away in South London, the Brixton Clubhouse is a large bar room converted into its current theatrical state for the run of Taboo, theatre doesn’t get more intimate…