Tag Archives: fame

Strictly Come Dancing 2022 Musicals Week: Helen Skelton tops the standings with her fabulous Fosse

The presenter scored three 10s for her Cabaret number, as did Will Mellor with a Miss Saigon foxtrot. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Strictly Come Dancing 2022 Musicals Week results: the judges are split over who to send home

Shirley Ballas is forced to use her casting vote once again after a tense dance-off between Kym Marsh and Molly Rainford. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Mica Paris Talks Fame

The actress and singer discusses her role in the iconic musical – plus her varied career, including her collaboration with Prince. Read my full Islington Gazette interview here

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Dark Tourism, Park Theatre

Stop press: our rampant celebrity culture might not be wholly positive! If you’ve already been apprised of that fact some time in the past century, go ahead and skip actor Daniel Dingsdale’s debut play, which – along with Steve Thompson’s … Continue reading

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You Won’t Succeed On Broadway If You Don’t Have Any Jews, St James Theatre

Well, here’s an oddity. You Won’t Succeed… is too fragmented for musical theatre, too bombastic for cabaret, and about as profound as a first-draft Wikipedia page. Channelling the self-referential levity of the Monty Python show from which it takes its … Continue reading

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The Seagull, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Hamlet instructs his players to hold “the mirror up to nature”, advice taken literally in this arresting 120-year anniversary staging of Chekhov’s homage to the Bard. Jon Bausor’s set is dominated by a vast angled mirror, offering an appropriately bird’s-eye … Continue reading

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