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2017 in Review | Top Ten Theatre

2017 has definitely been a year of remarkable talent, superb writing and innovative productions. I’ve seen over 80 shows this year, therefore, narrowing it down to this list was difficult, but I chose the shows that really touched me. I adore theatre, and I use this blog to champion it. As a thoroughly optimistic person…

REVIEW | Blood Brothers | UK Tour

Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers is an iconic musical that tours the UK frequently with a variety of casts. This year marks the tenth time the show has toured to the Birmingham Hippodrome, and it stars a very special leading lady. Lyn Paul, known as the definitive Mrs Johnstone, reprises the role in this flawless production. She…

REVIEW | Toyland Murders | Edinburgh Fringe

Toyland Murders is a notably clever and exceptionally funny production that unfolds the mystery of the murders occurring in Toyland. Performed entirely with puppets, the young actors from Kite Tail Theatre Company take to the stage and do a superb job embodying the characters and portraying faultless characterisation through both themselves and their puppets. Telling the story of Inspector McGraw…

REVIEW | Exactly Like You | Edinburgh Fringe

Lotte Rice, an actress and spoken word artist performs a one woman show about a young lady named Abbie’s life, love and loss. It is beautifully poetic and told with touching expression, and heart-aching emotion. Singer, songwriter and activist Nina Simone has always played a huge part in Abbie’s life, Nina Simone was her grandmother’s idol and…

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