Rinaldo Review

New Victoria Theatre, Woking – until 29 November 2019 Reviewed by Antonia Hebbert 4**** George Frideric Handel’s setting for his brilliant 1711 opera is the First Crusade, with Christians fighting Muslims to capture Jerusalem. Nowadays the history of the Crusades feels a lot more complicated than it did in the 1700s, so it’s not surprising […]


HOPE MILL THEATRE, MANCHESTER – UNTIL 29 DECEMBER 2019 REVIEWED BY ANGELOS SPANTIDEAS 5***** Taking inspiration from the English literature Christmas classic A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit follow teenage Timothy though his attempt to define his individuality and prove to the world, and most importantly to the himself, […]

Interview with Rock ‘n’ Roll Pantomime set and costume designer

SYNDICATE INTERVIEW WITH JUDITH CROFT, SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER FOR THE VARIETIES’ ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PANTOMIME Ahead of Red Riding Hood The Rock ‘n’ Roll Pantomime opening at City Varieties Music Hall on Friday 29 November 2019, Kelly Scotney, PR Manager, talked to the supremely talented Judith Croft, Designer, who has been working on Rock ‘n’ Roll Pantomimes for over 20 years. Q: This […]

World Premiere of SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance

WORLD PREMIERE OF SLEEPLESS, A MUSICAL ROMANCE SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance, based on the original screenplay Sleepless in Seattle, will premiere in London on 31 March 2020 at the newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, London.  Tickets will be on sale at 10.00am on Tuesday 10 December. Performances will begin in 2020 from Saturday 21 March, with […]