Full casting is announced for Angus Jackson’s RSC production of Don Quixote

The Royal Shakespeare Company and Nica Burns presentDON QUIXOTEAdapted by James Fenton from the novel by Miguel de Cervantes Directed by Angus Jackson With songs by James Fenton and Grant Olding Full casting is announced for Angus Jackson’s RSC production of Don Quixote David Threlfall and Rufus Hound return to reprise their roles as Don Quixote […]

World premiere of Women in Power opens at Nuffield Southampton Theatres

A Nuffield Southampton Theatres production in association with Oxford Playhouse World premiere ofWomen in Poweropens at Nuffield Southampton Theatres Nuffield Southampton Theatres opens the world première of Women in Poweron 13 September at Nuffield Southampton Theatres new venue NST City, with previews from 6 September and runs until 29 September. Women in Power is a brand-new musical comedy based […]

Cilla The Musical Review

The Lowry, Manchester – until Saturday 1st September 2018 Reviewed by Julie Noller 5***** Cilla The Musical – oh boy does it pack in those amazing musical performances and numbers. I am lucky and certainly honoured to get a second chance to see this highly polished show and easily gave it five stars. The only […]

Fame the Musical Review

Bradford Alhambra – until 1st September 2018 Reviewed by Melanie Torley 3*** This is the 30th anniversary of the musical Fame which is based on the iconic 1980’s film of the same name. The show certainly delivers a high energy performance from all the cast with leg warmers galore. The set is simple and functional […]

Record-Breaking Year For Edfest.com – Assembly, Gilded Balloon, Pleasance and Underbelly – The Largest Grouping of Venues on the Fringe

RECORD-BREAKING YEAR FOR EDFEST.COM – ASSEMBLY, GILDED BALLOON, PLEASANCE AND UNDERBELLY – THE LARGEST GROUPING OF VENUES ON THE FRINGE 27 August 2018 As the 71st anniversary edition of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe comes to a close with the announcement of record breaking ticket sales across the festival, edfest.com are delighted to report a bumper year for […]

It’s the final day of the Fringe and it’s been a landmark year for Pleasance

A Landmark Year for Pleasance atEdinburgh Fringe 2018 This Fringe has seen the Pleasance present its biggest and boldest ever programme with 5,537 performances of 270 productions. With record ticket sales and a trophy cabinet of awards that include Fringe Firsts and both annual Edinburgh Comedy Awards, the eclectic programme celebrated brilliant newcomers alongside acclaimed […]

Swan Lake Review

London Coliseum – until 2 September Reviewed by Claire Roderick 5***** St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s unashamedly old-fashioned production of Swan Lake is a thing of beauty. Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music, played masterfully by the ENO Orchestra and conducted by Vadim Nikitin, soars through the auditorium accompanying the ballet masterclass from prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova. The story […]

Walking with Dinosaurs Review

First Direct Arena, Leeds – 23 August 2018 Reviewed by Hayley Thompson 4**** Me and my son visited The First Direct Arena in Leeds on the 23rd August, 3pm show of Walking with Dinosaurs and I can say what a brilliant visual show! My four year old son (soon to be five) watched the full […]

The Government Inspector Review

Brockley Jack Studio  – until 25th August Reviewed by Heather Chalkley 3*** Putting aside a few fumbled lines and the over cluttered staging, the cast told a well-known story of corruption and the web of lies this inevitably weaves. You can forgive the occasional forgotten exit or entrance, when you are offered humour amongst the […]