Wicked (UK & Ireland tour)

In 1995, Gregory Maguire’s novel¬†Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West told the other side of the classic 1900 L. Frank Baum story¬†The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and was later adapted for the stage by Winnie Holzman, with music from Stephen Schwartz. Wicked began its life in San Francisco in […]

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Coming up in 2018…

Well, we’re all still here… The big red button hasn’t been pushed yet and theatre is better than ever! I’m starting as I hope to go on, and making sure I have the odd night off here & there – as much as I like being busy and seeing as much as possible, there were […]

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West End LIVE 2016

It was that time of year again. The day I choose to get up at 5.30am on a Saturday and head into town. Yes: West End LIVE! Obviously, like last year, I had my reasons. My favourite show was on the billing again, and I wasn’t going to miss them being rockstars for the morning! […]

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SeeAbility concert

On Sunday, a group of hugely talented people gathered in Richmond to perform at a concert raising money for a locally based charity, SeeAbility. In particular, they were raising awareness of a campaign called ‘Children in Focus‘. Did you know that a child with a disability is 28 times more likely to have some form […]

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My favourite shows of 2015

And I thought it was difficult to pick my top shows of 2014… In 2015 I’ve been to see 55 different shows – but, as you’ve probably figured, a few of those have been seen on multiple occasions! In all, I’m up to a total of 230 shows so far, and am hoping to make […]

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Sunny Advent

In place of an actual advent calendar this year, I decided it would be fun to look through my memories of Sunny Afternoon so far and pick out some highlights to create a virtual advent calendar! Yes, my picture is terrible (I only had Paint to my disposal, OK?) but you get the idea. So […]

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Kinky Boots

September saw one of the most eagerly anticipated openings of the year: the West End transfer of Kinky Boots. Opening on Broadway in 2013 and based on the film of the same name (and real events), Kinky Boots tells the story of reluctant Northampton shoe factory owner Charlie (Killian Donnelly) and how his chance encounter […]

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