Reviews


Ghost The Musical Piccadilly Theatre

If I am asked to describe Ghost The Musical in as few words as possible I would quite simply say: “It is beautiful” Will it be a success in London’s West End, I will say “You betcha!” I am confident that this musical will also hit Broadway and be a success there too. Okay, what are the ingredients to make this musical a success? The film Ghost (1990), written by Bruce Joel Rubin won an …

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Shrek The Musical Review Update

We went to see Shrek The Musical on Thursday of this week. To be honest, if it wasn’t for arranging to meet some of the cast afterwards we might have delayed our second visit to the show a little bit longer, having seen it during previews. That isn’t to say that we didn’t enjoy the show as both my partner and I sure did, and probably more than we had the first time. So, for …

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Review of The Phantom of The Opera and Love Never Dies

We decided to go and see two musicals this week with The Phantom of The Opera on Monday and Love Never Dies on Thursday. Doubtless there has been a lot written about both of these, so I won’t bore you with a detailed storyline, and that would spoil it anyway IF you haven’t seen them, so for what it’s worth here is my version! Why these two musicals? Well to be honest, I had written …

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Lend Me A Tenor Review Gielgud Theatre

Be Yourself. This is the message that Lend Me A Tenor directs towards the audience, emerging from within the chaos and the confusions and the comedy of the production’s plot. Hapless Max, assistant to the vociferous manager of the Cleveland Opera House is thrust onto the stage to sing Otello when visiting Italian tenor Tito ‘Il Stupendo’ Merelli is waylaid; cue a series of hilarious misunderstandings and mistaken identities before each character comes to the …

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Review of Betrayal at the Comedy Theatre 2011

BETRAYAL – The Comedy Theatre By: Harold Pinter Produced: Sonia Friedman Productions Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Miles, Douglas Henshall, John Guerrasio Director: Ian Rickson Design: Jeremy Herbert Lighting: Johanna Town   “There were three of us in this marriage.” The line first spoken by Princess Diana, but an apt reflection which perfectly summarises this play. Betrayal is hardly a stranger to the stage – from the pen of renowned playwright, Harold Pinter; it first …

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