Tag: Ian Bartholomew

Posted in Musicals Stiles + Drewe Theatre West End

Review: Half A Sixpence, Noël Coward Theatre

“I’d let him strum my banjo” It was no surprise to discover that Half A Sixpence would…

Posted in Cast Recordings Music Musicals Terry Johnson

Album Review: Mrs Henderson Presents (Original London Cast Recording)

  “We’ll never close…” I was sad to see Mrs Henderson Presents close prematurely in the West…

Posted in Chichester Festival Theatre Musicals Not-London Stiles + Drewe Theatre

Review: Half A Sixpence, Chichester Festival Theatre

“Don’t forget your banjo” Take a deep breath… the 1963 musical Half A Sixpence by Beverley Cross…

Posted in Martin Sherman Musicals Terry Johnson Theatre West End

Re-review: Mrs Henderson Presents, Noël Coward Theatre

“Everyone loves a bit of filth”  I really enjoyed Mrs Henderson Presents when I saw it last…

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2016 Laurence Olivier Awards nominations

Best New Play  Farinelli and the King by Claire van Kampen – Duke of York’s Hangmen by…

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fosterIAN awards 2015

Posted in Best Actor in a Play & in a Musical fosterIANs Theatre awards

2015 Best Actor in a Play + in a Musical

Best Actor in a Play John Heffernan, Oppenheimer Many are the ways in which I love Heffernan…

Posted in Arcola Theatre Film Jason Robert Brown LGBTQ+ Lyric Hammersmith Musicals Not-London Old Red Lion Royal Court Southwark Playhouse Stephen Sondheim Theatre Theatre Royal Bath Top moments West End

10 of my top moments in a theatre in 2015

The inevitable end-of-year lists of favourite plays and performances will be soon be coming (I just have…

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20 shows to look forward to in 2016

2016 is nearly upon and for once, I’ve hardly anything booked for the coming year and what…