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July theatre round-up

I might have taken a break from reviewing for the last couple of months, but I didn’t…

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Re-review: A singalong Bat out of Hell, Dominion

We go back to the singalong Bat out of Hell at the Dominion Theatre but find diminishing…

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Review: A singalong Bat out of Hell, Dominion

Baby baby BABY! For better or worse, Bat out of Hell introduces the singalong musical into the…

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Review: Bat Out of Hell, Dominion

Serving up more Meatloaf, Bat Out of Hell returns to London at the Dominion with a new-found…

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Album Review: Memphis (2014 Original London Cast Recording)

“Open your eyes, I got a surprise!” It was fascinating to revisit Memphis, a show that I…

Posted in Musicals Theatre West End

Review: Aladdin, Prince Edward Theatre

“A hundred thousand things to see” Say Aladdin to most people across the world, and Disney would…

Posted in Albums Cast Recordings Curtain Up Show Album of the Year Howard Goodall Joe DiPietro Music Musicals Scott Alan Theatre awards

The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2015 nominees

Best Cast Recording Bend It Like Beckham (Original London Cast Recording) Cool Rider (Original Studio Recording) Gypsy…

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Re-review: Memphis, Shaftesbury Theatre

“Have a beer drop a time in the blind man’s jar” Never one to look a gift-horse…

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Review: Memphis, Shaftesbury Theatre

“Rock ‘n’ roll is just black people’s blues sped up” Though much of the US civil rights…