Reviews


Ghost the Musical Review – Believe in Love

Nothing could finish off a beautiful, sunny day better than a trip to the theatre. With an air of love about our bright bustling city, no show is more perfect than Ghost the Musical. The heart-wrenching story that defines romance and, above all, defines love. Everyone has seen the classic 1990 film Ghost starring the late Patrick Swayze and stunning Demi Moore. It was a film I watched repeatedly growing up, believing that no couple …

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The King’s Speech Review Wyndhams Theatre

The King’s Speech Originally a play before being translated onto screen in the Oscar winning film, David Seidler’s production is now fresh off a short regional tour, and gracing the stage at Wyndham’s Theatre. The play gives a rather honest exposé of the private emotional struggle of the Duke of York, later to be King George VI, known affectionately to his family as Bertie. After his brother abdicates, it falls to Bertie to inspire and …

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Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Review Adelphi Theatre

Stephen Sondheim’s dark musical Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has transferred to the Adelphi Theatre after a sell-out season at the Chichester Festival Theatre. The new production is certainly not for the faint-hearted, with bloody scenes interspersed throughout the musical along with the dark and twisted humour expressed by Sweeney Todd and Mrs Lovett. Set in the nineteenth century in the poverty-stricken streets of London, the production follows a skilled barber who …

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Shrek The Musical Review Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Shrek the Musical is a delightful, colourful, heartwarming extravaganza. This production which features all new songs, a magical set, fantastic costumes, and a talented cast who take us on Shrek’s adventure that was made so famous by the Oscar winning DreamWorks animation film. However before the character Shrek was seen in a musical or a movie, he had in fact started life as a storybook character created by New York cartoonist William Steig. Shrek has …

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The Houdini Experience Review Peacock Theatre

Are you ready, London? Last night, sat in the Sadler’s Wells Peacock Theatre, I was nervous for two reasons. One, because I was on a third date, and two – because I adore magic. When a show is titled ‘The Houdini Experience’ you are, naturally, filled with high expectations. Houdini is still considered the greatest. Nothing about the theatre particularly screamed ‘magic show’ but I suppose that is where the magic really begins and it …

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