Little Wars

Made in collaboration with The Union Theatre, Ginger Quiff Media have put together a rehearsed reading of Steven Carl McCasland’s play Little Wars, which will raise much-needed funds for Women For Refugee Women. Having previously been workshopped Off-Off-Broadway, this is the play’s digital première. It revolves around an imaginary all-female dinner party, set at the […]

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Favourite shows 2019

Whilst I didn’t see as many shows as last year, I don’t think I had quite such a good run of shows in 2018 as I have this year – so making this list was no mean feat. As usual, there were some which were ineligible for the list as I’d seen them last year; […]

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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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The Importance of Being Earnest

  Beginning last October, Dominic Dromgoole (former Artistic Director at Shakespeare’s Globe) set out to bring a year of Oscar Wilde’s most well-known Victorian plays to the West End Stage. Through his new company, Classic Spring, A Woman of No Importance, Lady Windermere’s Fan and An Ideal Husband have all run at the Vaudeville Theatre, […]

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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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Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls is based on a set of quirkily written stories by Damon Runyon between 1930 & 1945. Over the show’s 66-year history it has played on a variety of stages, but it is currently resident in the Savoy Theatre on the Strand. Gordon Greenberg’s production of this classic musical began life at the […]

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