I had the opportunity to see the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera last evening. Even though I saw it multiple times on Broadway, I still sat on the edge of my seat in awe of the spectacle. [More]
Is it me or has London’s theatre scene just become juvenile? Everywhere I look I see hoardings, posters, ads on TV, radio and the web for plays, pantomimes and assorted programmes aimed at the kids. [More]
“We Will Rock You” is a musical born out of a collaboration between Ben Elton and the band Queen. It tells the story of the rebellion against the ‘Killer Queen’ on the planet Mall, where globalisation has everyone wearing the same clothes, watching the same movies and thinking the same things, and music is banned. [More]
Finally London gets the 9 time Tony Award winner, The Book of Mormon. The satirical and brilliant musical from the great team of Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone will open at the Prince of Wales Theatre, Coventry Street in February 2013. [More]
The only time that the theatre-goer; the ones who fill the seats in auditoriums get to decide what and who are the best is looming large on the calendar. Whatsonstage.com, the authoritative online site for all things theatrical has begun the run up to its annual awards. [More]
(For those of you who have missed the recently-held Evening Standard Theatre Awards)
The 58th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2012, held on 25 November – in association with Burberry – attracted a lot of stage and screen stars – from Hollywood A-listers to Britain’s most-celebrated actors, models and celebrities.
James Corden, the comedian co-hosted the evening’s awards ceremony at the Savoy Hotel alongside Burberry Chief Creative Offi... [More]
There has been a lot of hype about the upcoming film adaption to the popular musical, Les Miserables. Due to hit cinemas on January 11th, there are a lot of high expectations for this great musical classic. [More]
Cirque du Soleil comes to London, with clowns and acrobats to astonish your eyes! Kooza is a return to Cirque du Soleil’s circus origins with its acrobatics and clowning- after all, Cirque du Soleil translates as “Circus of the Sun” and was founded by Guy Laliberté, a previous circus member himself. A combination of the two favourite aspects of circuses around the world, this show is not likely to dissatisfy in any way.It tells the story of a melancholy... [More]
(FREE Pub Passport – a meal and a drink – worth £15 with bookings over £400*)
How about a meal and a drink for each member of your party when you book a theatre break with us? That’s right; a Pub Passport worth £15 entitles each and every member of your party to just that.
Can I choose my favourite pub?
Absolutely! You have the freedom to pick the pub of your choice from amongst the 45 pubs participating in this Pub Passport scheme. The best... [More]
‘The Nutcracker’ is one of the most traditional Christmas tales to be told, and is a joy to see and perform on stage. I should know- because I was in it! I was seven years old, and was a sugarplum fairy flitting about the stage with eleven other girls. You can say that it doesn’t count, but it does to me! As such, Nutcracker is close to my heart. [More]