The King and I

Posted by & filed under Theatre.

People may instantly say “Yul Brynner” when you mention The King and I and they would be right to do so as he played the King of Siam more than 2,500 times during his life, including the 1965 film version. But at the London Palladium the show is back, last seen with Elaine Paige on... Read more »

Interview with Jack Shalloo

Posted by & filed under Theatre.

Jack Shalloo is an English actor who is known for his role as Lewis in Our House, Hamlet in Hamlet The Musical and Pete in Departure Lounge. As a solo singer Shalloo released the album "London Soul" in 2011. As part of “Ask The Star” we spoke to Jack about whether Hamlet The Musical will... Read more »

Fun Home

Posted by & filed under Theatre.

Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron's Tony Award-winning musical based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel had its UK premiere at The Young Vic and having heard the music before I was interested to see the UK production and have my first visit to the Young Vic! As musicals go Fun Home has certain unique qualities, based... Read more »

Interview with Kieran Brown

Posted by & filed under Theatre.

For our “Ask The Star” feature we got to spend some time with charismatic musical star Kieran Brown. Kieran has performed in many roles including Phantom of the Opera and Tick, tick….Boom! He also performs as part of the Barricade Boys vocal group. Currently starring in Titanic the Musical, we talked about changes in the... Read more »

Interview with Kristian Lavercombe

Posted by & filed under Theatre.

Kristian Lavercombe is a Welsh-born actor and singer best known for playing Riff Raff in over 1,000 performances of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Described by the show's writer Richard O'Brien as "a fantastically talented Riff Raff". We managed to speak to Kristian for our Ask a Star feature while he is in Australia playing in... Read more »

Interview with Steph Parry

Posted by & filed under Theatre.

Steph Parry is to take on the role of Dorothy Brock in the West End production of 42nd Street, the part currently being played by Lulu. Parry, who understudies for Brock, recently stepped in last minute to take on the lead role in Mamma Mia! down the road, making headlines in the process. 42nd Street is the revival production of... Read more »

Aladdin The Muscial

Posted by & filed under Theatre.

Currently heading into a magical second year Disney’s hit 1992 animated film of the same name; Aladdin is playing at the prince Edward Theatre, London. We went to see the wonders instore with a trip to the musical that is perfect for family entertainment and introduction to Musicals for the youngsters! Aladdin, of course, feels... Read more »

Legally Blonde

Posted by & filed under Theatre.

Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin's 2007 musical adaption of the hit 2001 comedy film, starring Reese Witherspoon, is in Wimbledon for the week as part of its second UK tour since the West End production closed in 2012. With a book by Heather Hach, Legally Blonde tells the story of heartbroken Elle Woods (Lucie Jones),... Read more »