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The cast of Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Photo by Johan Persson

REVIEW | Strictly Ballroom | West End

Bursting onto the West End with glitter and sequins galore, Strictly Ballroom is a fabulously fiery new production that is bound to sweep you off your feet. Based on Baz Luhrmann’s iconic 1992 film, it’s a story about breaking out of the norm and using your creativity. When ballroom dancer Scott Hasting’s dreams of dancing…

James Gaddas and Matthew Pidgeon_This House. Credit Johan Persson

REVIEW | This House | UK Tour

James Graham’s political drama This House tells the enthralling story of the 1974 hung parliament. Displaying the ins and outs of what went on in parliament during the political revolution. It is a thrilling slice of history displayed excellently on stage. During the era of chaos, the tensions between the labour and conservative party were…

Fat Friends the Musical UK Tour

REVIEW | Fat Friends the Musical | UK Tour

Fifteen years on since the iconic TV show Fat Friends hit our television screens, Kay Mellor has brought the characters back to life in this uplifting musical production. Bursting with catchy musical numbers, exquisite humour and tremendous casting, it truly displays the relatable ups and downs of dieting. Set in Headingley in Leeds, the tight-knit…

Joan Iyiola as Joan and Alexander Cobb as Ferdinand. Photo by Helen Maybanks

REVIEW | The Duchess of Malfi | RSC

Audience members were offered a blanket when they walked into the second half of The Duchess of Malfi in preparation for the blood-filled spectacle they were about to be (quite literally) engulfed in. The powerful story of misogyny, treachery and revenge is both shocking and striking. John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi, written in the…

King Arthur Spamalot UK Tour

REVIEW | Spamalot | UK Tour

Monty Python’s Spamalot has been around for years and despite it being my first time seeing it, it feels incredibly fresh and foolishly funny. I went into this show quite blind, having not seen any of the films, nor knowing anything about Monty Python. My only experience has been when the cast sang a couple of…

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