Tag Archives: songs

Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt Live, Vaudeville Theatre

Adam Kay, doctor-turned-comedian and bestselling author, brings his irresistible combination of gross-out hospital tales, humorous songs and passionate advocacy back to the West End, delighting an audience of both medical professionals and keen fans. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here … Continue reading

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Ain’t Misbehavin’, Southwark Playhouse

The joint is jumpin’ at Southwark Playhouse, now hosting an irresistible Fats Waller-inspired, Manhattan-set musical revue (a co-production with Colchester’s Mercury Theatre, where it opened last month). Though originating in the Seventies, this sizzling show benefits from a fresh infusion of talent, with actor … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: The cast of Six

The current West End queens discuss the hit musical – and who is most like their alter ego… Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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White Teeth, Kiln Theatre

A few protestors might be doggedly hanging on outside the Kiln (was Tricycle) Theatre, but their complaints are firmly refuted by its current show: a vibrant adaptation of Zadie Smith’s award-winning novel that is not just about but firmly rooted in … Continue reading

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Girl from the North Country, Noel Coward Theatre

The rolling stone is now at home in the West End, as Conor McPherson’s inimitable dramatic take on Bob Dylan transfers from the Old Vic, where it premiered last summer. Described as “a play with songs”, it’s the distinct harmony of two art … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Sara Poyzer

The West End’s new Donna talks Mamma Mia! Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Rachel Tucker

The actress and singer discusses her first solo tour. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Bugsy Malone, Lyric Hammersmith

For those in sore need of a theatrical pick-me-up, jazz square your way over to Bugsy Malone. Last year’s smash-hit opener of the redeveloped Lyric has been given a well-deserved encore, with Sean Holmes’s production once again nailing the beguiling … Continue reading

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Architecture, Mona Hatoum and happy ever after

On my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Architecture central Community focus at the London Festival of Architecture Don’t miss: Strange and beautiful Mona Hatoum retrospective at Tate Modern Commuter corner Alain de Botton on love and the secrets behind musical … Continue reading

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