Hannah Waddingham stars in The Wizard of Oz

Most people will doubtless go and see the new Wizard of Oz musical with the view to either seeing how the stars perform in their roles or indeed how this new adaptation compares with older versions, including the film starring Judy Garland. Before seeing the musical at the London Palladium, many will rightly also consider … Read moreHannah Waddingham stars in The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz London Palladium Review

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz started its preview run on 7th February at the London Palladium, with the official opening due on 1st March. I anticipate that during the remainder of February there will be some tinkering with the show, particularly in view of its mechanically technical nature.  In fact … Read moreThe Wizard of Oz London Palladium Review

Interview with Fay Downie: Rises from Decline and Fall

By Actress Fay Downie Isn’t it funny how your body goes into ‘shut down’ after you’ve been busy for a prolonged period?  Having just finished a hugely successful run of ‘Decline & Fall’, it feels a bit like I’ve done just that – my body has ‘Declined and Fallen’!  But, post show ‘flu’ aside, it … Read moreInterview with Fay Downie: Rises from Decline and Fall

Jersey Boys Review Prince Edward Theatre 2011

Frankie Valli – Scott Monello, Tommy DeVito – Jon Boydon Bob Gaudio – Stephen Ashfield, Nick Massi – Eugene McCoy Prior to watching Jersey Boys last week, I had seen the show twice. Once when it first opened in the West End, and again last year on Broadway. Production-wise, the shows don’t differ, and Tuesday’s … Read moreJersey Boys Review Prince Edward Theatre 2011