Theatre

8 November 2016

The Full Monty- Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

The Full Monty DVD is a permanent fixture in my movie collection so the stage production had big shoes to fill when I went to see it at Liverpool Empire ...
1 November 2016

The Full Monty review, Opera House Manchester

The Full Monty is one of those feel-good movies you can't help but turn on when you see it playing on television, no matter how many times you've seen it ...

29 October 2016

The Wind in the Willows review, The Lowry Theatre Manchester

I remember The Wind in the Willows fondly from my childhood days. Frankly I'm surprised that it's taken so long for somebody to create a musical adaptation of the story ...

21 October 2016

Interview with Rufus Hound for The Wind in the Willows

By Theo Bosanquet How did you first encounter The Wind in the Willows? It's always been a very special story in my life, for a very particular reason. When I ...
11 October 2016

Rehearsal for Murder review, Opera House Manchester

From Murder, She Wrote writers Richard Levinson and William Link comes murder mystery play Rehearsal for Murder, adapted for the stage by David Rogers and presented by Bill Kenwright and ...

11 October 2016

Sister Act, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

When I was invited to see Sister Act at the Liverpool Empire Theatre, I was thrilled. I love both movies and was confident that it was going to go straight ...
10 October 2016

Exclusive interview with Cecilia Knapp on Boys Don't Cry

Please tell us about Boys Don't Cry. Boys don't cry is a panel event I have curated in my role as one of Cheltenham Literature festival's guest curators. I'll be ...

4 October 2016

Keep Dancing review, Palace Theatre Manchester

I'll be honest, the art of dance had really lost its magic for me in the years since George Sampson and Diversity shot to fame in Britain's Got Talent. It ...
3 October 2016

A day in the life of Rosie Wyatt

So I'm currently touring the country performing the one woman play Spine, which makes writing a day-in-the-life-of article somewhat tricky; there's very little consistency to my days at the moment. ...

21 September 2016

Blood Brothers, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

Blood Brothers tells the story of two young boys, Eddie and Micky- both from two very different walks of life, who meet one day when they're out playing and become ...
13 September 2016

Chicago, Liverpool Empire Theatre Review

Chicago tells the story of "Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery. All those things we hold near and dear to our hearts". And so starts the show. Having only ...
1 September 2016

Miranda Hart pulls out of Royal Variety Performance

Miranda Hart has pulled out of the 'Royal Variety Performance'. The 43-year-old comedienne was set to host the annual television show, which is attended by senior members of the royal family ...
17 August 2016

Bianca Del Rio exclusive – 5 ways to get through your throat surgery when you’re a stand-up comic!

Bianca Del Rio is one of the funniest comics we've ever had the pleasure of seeing live. She hits all the right notes when she takes to the stage, finding ...

26 July 2016

Bianca Del Rio returning to the UK with Not Today Satan tour

RuPaul's Drag Race winner and hilarious hateful comic Bianca Del Rio is returning to the UK in early 2017 with her brand new show, Not Today Satan! Picking up right ...

19 July 2016

Claire Sweeney exclusive interview - Playing Baroness Bomburst in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Gearing up to step into the much-loved role of Baroness Bomburst in the 2016-17 UK and Ireland tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Claire Sweeney has got an exciting few ...

15 July 2016

Hear Sheridan Smith on Funny Girl album sampler

Sheridan Smith has made her triumphant return to the stage as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl, and now an album sampler for the show has been released ahead of the ...
8 July 2016

Ariana Grande to play Penny in Hairspray TV special

Ariana Grande is the latest name to be linked to the cast of an American special television event, stepping into the role of Hairspray's Penny. Taking to her Twitter account ...
5 July 2016

True Blood to become Broadway musical

It may not have been on the small screen for a couple of years now, but True Blood is a show that still has people talking and now, Oscar-winning screenwriter ...
28 June 2016

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap review, Opera House Manchester

Is one truly a fan of murder mystery if one has never picked up an Agatha Christie novel? I'd like to think so, as I'm ashamed to say I'm one ...

23 June 2016

Bridget Everett discusses her UK debut

Bridgett Everett, is about to star in the show of the same name at the Soho Theatre in London from Monday 18th- Saturday 30th July. We caught up with her ...

20 June 2016

Hannah Norris discusses her new role in CUT

CUT is part installation, part theatre poem, part noir thriller. The audience will be sealed in an atmospheric Vault under the Waterloo railway arches and will be transported deep into ...

17 June 2016

Rufus Hound is Toad in new musical adaptation of The Wind in the Willows

Jamie Hendry and MJE Productions, in association with Theatre Royal Plymouth, have today (June 17) announced the casting for major new musical theatre adaptation of The Wind in the Willows. ...
17 June 2016

11 Things I want people to know about me by Jennie Buckman

During her time at London Guildhall and as RADA's Head of Acting, Jennie Buckman taught some of the UK's finest actors including Daniel Craig, Tom Hiddleston, Ben Whishaw (see the ...
17 June 2016

Jamie Raven's weird fan requests

Jamie Raven was asked to send a fan a pair of used underwear. The 'Britain's Got Talent' magician - who was runner-up in last year's series - has received some strange ...

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