24th April & 28th May 2019Adelphi Theatre Based on the 2007 film of the same name, Waitress tells the story of Jenna. A waitress, working at Joe’s Pie Diner, stuck in an unhappy, abusive marriage. After Jenna discovers she is pregnant her life takes an unexpected turn when she embarks on an affair with her… Continue reading REVIEW: Waitress
27th March 2019Bridge Theatre Alys, Always is a new play by Lucinda Coxon based on the book by Harriet Lane. When Frances (with an E!) witnesses a fatal car accident she finds herself drawn into the life of the Kyte family. Frances was the last person to speak to Alys Kyte before she died –… Continue reading REVIEW: Alys, Always
21st March 2019Phoenix Theatre Come From Away – 100 minutes of pure emotion. I feel like I have so much to say about this show but equally, I’m not sure I have the words to do it justice. I don’t think I have ever felt so personally affected by a show and I certainly don’t… Continue reading REVIEW: Come From Away
2nd March 2019The Old Vic Theatre The American Clock depicts the struggles in America during the great depression of the 1930s, focusing predominantly on the Baum family – a family who are living the American Dream until they lose everything in the 1929 stock market crash. This is a show which is arguably more relevant… Continue reading REVIEW: The American Clock
26th February 2019Shaftesbury Theatre Motown the Musical follows the journey of Motown music from the very first meeting between Berry Gordon and Smokey Robinson right through to the start of the solo career of Diana Ross. Accompanied by musical hits synonymous with the record label including Stop! In the name of love and I heard… Continue reading REVIEW: Motown the Musical
The other day I found myself filling in a feedback questionnaire for the National Theatre – something I almost regretted choosing to do on public transport after I actually laughed out loud at the following question! In the last four years, how many times have you seen a play in the theatre? ZeroOnceTwo to five… Continue reading Why doesn’t everyone love the theatre?!
So here it is, my first blog post and, to make the whole thing seem a lot less daunting, I have decided to put myself into previews – an opportunity for me to refine the final show before the critics arrive! Welcome to the first preview everyone! Before we get started there is something I… Continue reading Previews!