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Crazy For You UK Tour

REVIEW | Crazy For You | UK Tour

Iconic romantic comedy Crazy For You is high-kicking across the country in a UK tour of the Watermill Theatre’s glorious production. With book by Ken Ludwig and lyrics by Ira Gershwin, it has all the elements of an old-school musical in this feel-good production. Set in New York, frustrated Broadway dancer Bobby, son of a…

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…

Hairspray UK Tour review Amy Stutz

REVIEW | Hairspray | UK Tour

Bursting with bright, bouncy and colourful numbers Hairspray is a musical with real heart and a strong message of equality. Telling the story of a young girl who just wants to dance on television, Tracy Turnblad dreams of being on The Corny Collins Show but when she turns up to audition, she is told she…

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…

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…

Hedda Gabler UK Tour Review

REVIEW | Hedda Gabler | UK Tour

Following its acclaimed run at the National Theatre in 2017, Hedda Gabler is a production that challenges gender expectation and looks at the role of women in society. Written by Ibsen and first performed in 1891, it is best known for being highly provocative and powerful at the time. Hedda Gabler returns home from her…

REVIEW | The Band | UK Tour

Take That’s new musical The Band opened their sparkling new musical The Band in Manchester last night to a tumultuous reception in an evening a lot of people will never forget. Opening in 1992 and centred around five girls and their unbreakable friendship, it’s a heart-warming story about growing up and growing apart. We are…

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