Tag Archives: musical theatre

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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How The Lion King ruined musicals

The smash hit has led to a Disneyfication of stage shows. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Move over, Comic Con – the Cats cosplayers are here

The UK’s inaugural Musical Con gave thousands of theatre fans a safe space to sing, dance and wear furry unitards. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Re:Imagining Musicals, V&A

From Cecil Beaton costumes to Elaine Paige’s shoes from Cats. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Check out London’s hot new musicals

From Back to the Future to Moulin Rouge. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Strictly Speaking: Week 9

You can always count on Strictly’s Musicals Week for some decent drama, although most of it was off the floor on this occasion – from Craig’s COVID-19 test to some excitable overmarking and a mildly controversial exit.  Read my full Dancing … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dancing 2021, week 9

Musicals Week sees Tilly Ramsay fight back and Tom Fletcher feeling miserable. Read my Telegraph talking points for the main show and the results show

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Why on earth write a history of British musicals and sideline Andrew Lloyd Webber?

Ethan Mordden is weirdly dismissive of his topic in his book Pick a Pocket or Two. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Even in his 90s, Stephen Sondheim could dance circles around Hamilton

The thrillingly sophisticated king of Broadway is working on his first new musical since 2008. Broadway should be jumping for joy. Read my full Telegraph article here

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