A Christmas Carol (Polka Theatre)

177 years ago on Saturday, Charles Dickens’ classic novella A Christmas Carol was first published. Since then it has been a staple of the festive period, experiencing particular prominence in our recent years of austerity which have led to increased homelessness, poverty & hunger across the UK. Part of the brilliance of the story is that […]

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A Pissedmas Carol

“Marley was dead, to begin with” – or had he just passed out from a night out on the Victorian lash? Shit-faced Showtime are here to help, with their very first Christmas show – a brand new musical version of the festive Dickens classic, rebranded as A Pissedmas Carol. Head over to Leicester Square Theatre […]

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White Christmas

“There’s no Christmas in the army!” But the festive season has well and truly arrived at the Dominion Theatre, where Leicester Curve’s production of White Christmas has transferred for a limited engagement this Christmas and New Year. Danny Mac & Dan Burton transfer with the show, reprising their roles as Bob Wallace & Phil Davis, […]

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Mind the Advent 2017

You know what time of year it is – so I’ve just been through another Mind the Advent countdown! Time for another #MindTheAdvent! This time I'm celebrating some of the amazing performers I've seen in 2017, so without further ado… — Mind the Blog (@Mind_the_Blog) December 1, 2017 As I’ve seen a personal best number […]

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Pinocchio

The National Theatre’s family show of choice this season is a brand new adaptation of the classic story Pinocchio, based on both the classic Disney film and the original writing. Award-winning John Tiffany directs, bringing to life a show that has been in his thoughts for several years now – he’s joined on the team […]

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A Christmas Carol (LMTO)

Following last year’s success, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra has returned to give two more performances of a musical version of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Written by Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent, it is a two-and-a-bit-hour show that was first performed over 20 years ago in New York and now calls the Lyceum […]

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