Author Archives: Sarah McPartlan

The Ferryman

The Ferryman review

The Ferryman The Ferryman is Jez Butterworths latest play to hit the West End. After a successful run at the Royal Court it is now playing at the Gielgud Theatre. Directed by Sam Mendes The Ferryman takes you back to 1981 in Northern Ireland where the IRA is at the heart of its conflict. The show is set in the

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Hairspray at the Orchard Theatre

Hairspray Musical Theatre Musings review

Hairspray Hairspray is a brilliant musical – great storyline, brilliantly written book, great catchy numbers and plenty of opportunity for impressive choreography….so no pressure when I go and see productions of it. Hairspray follows Tracey Turnblad on her mission to become a dancer on the Corny Collins show however she soon realises that there is something much bigger to play

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Matilda

Matilda Musical

Matilda Musical at the Cambridge Theatre I had seen Matilda a few years ago and since then I had been meaning to return. I finally got the chance on Wednesday night. Matilda is based on the Roald Dahl book which tells of the young girl Matilda. Matilda is mistreated by her family and finds refuge in the world of books. It isn’t until she starts

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