Review: The Kingdom

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Review: The Kingdom

  Written by Colin Tean, ‘The Kingdom’ is a play with Greek roots- though this is not apparent at first, as it merely starts out with three Irishmen who continue on their workday, telling tales to pass the time. It is only through these tales that you discover the dark and twisted truth of their pasts. Surprisingly enough, I really liked the play. I had to go for a class, and you know when you have to do something for school, it is guaranteed to be boring, or to have some signi... [More]

Review: The 39 Steps

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Review: The 39 Steps

The first theatre visit I had within a week of my arrival to London was to see 'The 39 Steps', and was I in for a night of surprises! I hadheard little to nothing about the play but merely that there were four actors playing at least 139 roles. Intrigued but not very interested, I came into the theatre at Piccadilly Circus without any expectations. ‘The 39 Steps’ surprised and delighted me, for many reasons, but mostly because of the sheer brilliance of the actors.    A n... [More]

Fast Five: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Fast Five: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a musical written by David Grieg, based on Roald Dahl’s 1964 novel of the same name. Here are five interesting facts about the musical: [More]

Dancing over the sea

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Dancing over the sea

  London, the city that you can explore again and again always offers something new and special, whether day or night. One of the great night time adventures and fantastic activities is the London Riverparty. This party is like no other party you know. On the one hand it is not taking place on weekends, but on Mondays and Tuesdays. And on the other hand the party is not ashore, it is afloat.     Londoners don’t have to look back to the past weekends wistfully, as they ... [More]

Fast Five:Kiss Me Kate

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Fast Five:Kiss Me Kate

Kiss Me Kate is a Tony Award-winning musical by Cole Porter. Based on the original play by William Shakespeare’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, it is about an egotistical actor and producer, Fred Graham and the ex-wife, Lili Vanessi. [More]

Fast Five: Singin’ in the Rain

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Fast Five: Singin’ in the Rain

Singin’ in the Rain is a 1952 American musical comedy starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds that offers a light-hearted depiction of Hollywood. Here are five interesting facts about the musical: [More]

Fast Five: A Chorus of Disapproval

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Fast Five: A Chorus of Disapproval

A Chorus of Disapproval, written by English playwright Alan Ayckbourn will be revived in the West End from 17 September, 2012. Trevor Nunn will direct the production at the Harold Pinter Theatre, and will star Rob Brydon, Nigel Harman and Ashley Jenson. Five interesting facts about the play are:   1. The play premiered at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in The Round, Scarborough, on 2 May 1984. It starred Russell Dixon as Dafydd ap Llewellyn and Lennox Greaves as Guy Jones.   2. The pla... [More]

Fast Five: Sweeney Todd

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Fast Five: Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd is a story of a skilled barber, Benjamin Barker who is falsely charged and sentenced to a jail for 15 years by a judge who lusts after his wife. After fifteen years in exile, Benjamin returns to London under the new identity of Sweeney Todd, hell-bent on seeking revenge against the judge Turpin. [More]

Pre-Theatre Dinners for FREE

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Pre-Theatre Dinners for FREE

Free pre-theatre dinner. Yes, for every member of your party. You heard us right. With us, there’s such a thing as ‘free dinner’. Just read on... [More]

Get ready London, ‘Forever Crazy’ is coming to town!

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Get ready London, ‘Forever Crazy’ is coming to town!

London is so definitely the place to be. There’s the Olympics and now the famed Parisian cabaret Le Crazy Horse will be making its debut at The Crazy Horse in London in September!   To celebrate its 60th year of success, Crazy Horse Paris is coming to London in September with Forever Crazy. This most avant-garde cabaret that has been seducing Parisian audiences for over sixty years with its series of seductive moments will be mirroring the sensual atmosphere in London. For London, t... [More]

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