Mind the Blog ‘on tour’ 2019

Even though I’ve become quite tired this year, and have tried to keep some sort of balance in there, I couldn’t resist nipping out of London every five minutes to see what was going on in theatres across the country. I even managed to start my 2019 theatregoing with a trip to Paris, courtesy of […]

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Day 4: Favourite musicals

No musicals week would be complete without a list, right? So that’s what today is all about – trying to figure out what my favourite musicals are. As I’ve seen hundreds of the things now (and that’s no exaggeration), it’s a slightly more difficult prospect than you might think; there’s an increasing range of genres […]

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Miss Nightingale

Returning to London after six years and five UK tours, Matthew Bugg’s Miss Nightingale is nesting in The Vaults for a seven week run. Set in London in 1942, it is a completely original British musical that owes a debt to music hall and jazz for its soundtrack. Maggie, a nurse, is brought by her partner Tom […]

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Magic of the Musicals

On Monday, the Royal Albert Hall hosted the very first Magic of the Musicals. A celebratory concert inaugurated by Magic Radio in association with its partners, and timed to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Olivier Awards. The event, hosted by Tom Chambers & Ruthie Henshall, featured well over 100 performers – including a […]

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