Category Archives: Musical Theatre

Grand Hotel

Grand-hotel

Grand Hotel I saw the preview of Grand Hotel on Monday 3rd August 2015 at Southwark Playhouse. For those of you, like me, who had never seen the musical before it is set in 1928 over the course of 1 weekend where you see the various guests (and staff) collide. The guests include an ageing prima ballerina, a dying Jewish

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Tommy

Tommy-aria-ents

Tommy at the Greenwich Theatre. I attended the opening preview of Tommy on Wednesday 29th July 2015. I appreciate that it is not considered good form to review a show until Press night has been and gone in order to give a show a chance to get into it’s stride however I can’t help myself!!! I’m sure if any of the

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Top Hat

Top Hat at the Churchill Theatre

Top Hat The Churchill Theatre on the 16th June 2015 Top Hat is a traditional show based on the 1935 Fred Astaire and Ginger Roger’s film of the same name about mistaken identity. Jerry Travers, played by Alan Burkitt, falls heads over heels for the beautiful Dale Tremont, played by Charlotte Gooch, despite Dale being convinced that he is already

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Memphis The Musical

Memphis the musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

I finally saw Memphis on Wednesday 27th May at the Shaftesbury Theatre and there had been so much hype about this show I went expecting big things!! This is a show set in Memphis (funnily enough) during the 1950’s when race is a major issue. Mixed racial marriages are still illegal and rock and roll was becoming the biggest force in

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