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Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard at New Wimbledon Theatre Sunset Boulevard is one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hits that tells of Norma Desmond a forgotten silent movie star. One night Joe Gillis, an out of work writer, turns up at her door. After convincing him to assist her with a script she has been working on, Desmond soon begins to manipulate him. Before long and

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Hamilton

Hamilton

Hamilton: Hamilton is the biggest show to hit the West End since……. well possibly since Wicked! Tickets sold out within moments but I was lucky enough to be able to snap up 2for press night! Hamilton tells the story of one of the founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton. Born in the Caribbean he made his way to America to make his

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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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Half A Sixpence

Half A Sixpence

Half A Sixpence – Noel Coward Theatre Half A Sixpence is one of those musicals that I had always heard about but for one reason or another never seen on stage. Then I heard that Stiles & Drewe had given it a makeover….well rewrite and the reviews were glowing. I finally managed to see it for myself and I have

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42nd Street

42nd Street at Drury Lane 42nd Street is the latest all singing, all dancing musical to hit the West End. The show opens in 1933 with auditions for a new show ‘Pretty Lady.’ Peggy Sawyer arrives, nearly missing auditions whilst past her peak prima donna Dorothy Beck is awarded the lead part in order to get financial backing from her

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Lizzie

Lizzie

Lizzie is a rock musical pretty much unlike any other musical I have seen! It opened last night (24th February) at the Greenwich Theatre. It is based on the true story of Lizzie Boden who, in 1892, was accused of killing her father and step-mother….with an axe. Lizzie became a media sensation and the killing, stuff of American legend. The

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