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Alexandra Burke is not just the star of the show, she is the show. This being the second time I have seen her as Deloris Van Cartier, I can say with certainty,...

Bugsy Malone is a local production for local people starring local children. Having seen it this afternoon in Bristol at the Hippodrome it makes me proud...

Seeing your favourite film on stage, you have high expectations. You want the iconic songs, the dances, the lines and more. It has to be as good if not...

Like most musicals, its set in the wondrous and roaring 1920’s; where the flapper girls want to flower in the big world. It’s a fantastic story that...

Grease is the time, is the place, is the motion, Grease is the way we are feeling. Oh yes indeed! It is one of the most iconic musicals and it is back...

The hugely successful Broadway production is finally making its UK and European premiere. I recall seeing advertisements for this show some 18 months before...

Simply fantastic. There are no other words to describe Funny Girl. Watching it was an experience in itself. Seeing people look at each other during intermission,...

Its 1985, the decade (and exact year) that I was born into that The Wedding Singer is set. I have no recollection of the era but from my favourite movies:...

I have never seen a stage show about a band despite there being many available. However, having seen Sunny Afternoon, I have no doubt that it ranks as...

I know very little about Evita; except for the monumental song by Madonna for the film of the same title; I’ve never, really had any interest in it either....

You’ll think there’ll be a stand out favourite moment, a song you love most perhaps, but on watching it, I’ll bet your perspective will...

Christmas in New York is like a fairytale, it’s pretty magical. New York itself is just like the movies and if you combine that with twinkling fairy...

I have seen a lot of productions, both at the Bristol Hippodrome and elsewhere and I think I would say with confidence that Billy Elliot ranks amongst...

Last night I went to see the much anticipated Breakfast at Tiffany’s at The Bristol Hippodrome. I left bewildered. If you’re expecting the same story...

I’ll admit it, I was apprehensive about seeing Sister Act. A scene from Sister Act @ Leicester Curve. Directed and Choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood.©Tristram...

Yes, it’s true. I’m one of those ‘people’ who have never seen the original Footloose film. I have, although, seen the latest remake featuring Dennis...

There isn’t, on this planet, a musical quite like it. Yes, its long running like most but no other production attracts the same cult following that this...

I have never had a Guys and Dolls experience. We never explored it in school and I’d not been compelled to see it in the theatre before or watch the...

Chicago IS musical theatre; it’s the absolute definition of it. The curtain lifts on a stage empty bar a chair, a bowler hat and a golden spotlight....

I’ve been an ABBA fan for as long as I can remember. Constantly attached to my hip was my walkman playing ABBA Gold over and over and over. I’d...

My first experience of Hairspray was the 2007 movie starring John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah, Zac Efron and a whole host of other A* film...

Life is full of uncertainties, self discoveries and wonderment, it’s true for us all and it’s no different for those that live on Avenue Q....

Life is stressful. There is always something sent to try us. Yesterday en route to the Pantomime, which we’ve been looking forward to for months,...

When seeing a production that was once a film, comparisons are inevitable. I was quite delighted to see however, that this was actually quite a shake-up....