End of 2018 report

Gone are the days of one show or one venue to rule them all! Obviously I will still happily make repeat visits to shows – or follow them around on tour – if I really enjoy them, but variety has very much been the spice of life in 2018. That covers venue as much as […]

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Favourite performances of 2016

It almost goes without saying that over my nearly three hundred shows this year there have been some incredible performances on display – from actors I’ve seen in other productions, as well as my fair share of newbies. None fresher than new RADA graduates in their production of John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera. Obviously you […]

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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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Waterloo Sunset

The West End Frame Awards are here again, which gives me the perfect opportunity to write about my favourite show once more. The very first award of 2016 is for ‘Best Performance of a Song’. Last year it was won by none other than John Dagleish for Waterloo Sunset – sound familiar? So this year, you’ll […]

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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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Sunny Afternoon extends!

Friday’s announcement has ensured that London’s West End is set to have a Sunny summer, as hit musical (& my true love) Sunny Afternoon has been extended past June – it is now booking until the end of October! This means it will be resident in the Harold Pinter Theatre for over two years, which […]

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