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REVIEW | Mamma Mia | UK Tour

Mamma Mia is the feel-good jukebox musical of the summer, oozing with vitality and soundtracked by ABBA’s ageless classic hits. Shortly after opening on the West End in 1999, Meryl Streep’s blockbuster film adaptation of the musical hit the big screen in 2008. With the film’s success, the musical has gone from strength to strength and this year…

Jim Sturgeon (Alec) and Isabel Pollen (Laura) Sincerely Amy Stutz Review

REVIEW | Brief Encounter | UK Tour

Hailed the most romantic love story of all time, Brief Encounter is a charming love story that has been imaginatively adapted for the stage by Emma Rice and Kneehigh Theatre. The critically acclaimed production is touching the hearts of the nation in this brand new UK tour that quite simply is a theatrical masterpiece. Based…

REVIEW | Strangers On A Train | UK Tour

Made famous by the Hitchcock movie, when two complete strangers meet on a train, both of their lives change forever. Craig Warner’s adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel Strangers On A Train brings mystery and suspense to the old-fashioned thriller. With a striking set design, it is intricately designed to open and close on different areas. Set…

Penguins Birmingham Rep Review Sincerely Amy

REVIEW | Penguins | Birmingham Rep

Showcasing the diversity of families with the true love story between two male penguins in Central Park zoo, the Birmingham Rep and NI Cahoots have created a piece of children’s theatre that is both charming and significant in many ways. Based on the New York Times article, Roy and Stilo are two male penguins that…

INTERVIEW | Drag Queen Divina de Campo talks Gender and Religion in new musical Dancing Bear

Dancing Bear, an exploration of faith, sexuality and gender identity through catchy pop tunes are taking to the stage in Manchester. Drag queen and singing sensation Divina De Campo is joining the multi-talented cast to premiere the show. Known for her appearances in both The Voice and most recently BBC 1’s All Together Now, Divina…

INTERVIEW | Natalie Cutler Highlights the Sexism in Getting Women’s Voices Programmed in Theatres

Natalie Cutler is a feminist writer, actor, filmmaker and creator. After facing gender inequalities in both the arts and general life she was inspired to create her one woman show Not Yet Suffragette which tells the story of the women’s rights movement from the Suffragettes to present day. However it wasn’t just portraying feminism to…

Paapa Essidu Hamlet the RSC UK Tour

REVIEW | RSC’s Hamlet | UK Tour

Created in 2016 to celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary, Paapa Essiedu is reviving his powerful performance of Hamlet as the RSC take the production on tour. Director Simon Godwin’s adaptation of Hamlet is a breath of fresh air, the vibrant production set in Africa brings bright colours and intensity to the classic Shakespeare play. Known as…

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