Tag: Kieran Jae

Posted in Dennis Kelly Film Musicals

Film Review: Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical (2022)

Some brilliant set pieces make Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical highly enjoyable, even if it doesn’t quite…

Posted in Musicals Old Vic Theatre

Review: Groundhog Day, Old Vic

“I have not a bad word to say,  about small towns. Per se.” Expectations were high, how…

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…

Posted in Musicals Theatre West End

Not-really-a-re-review: Gypsy, Savoy

A third trip to Gypsy? My reaction on finding out it was being recorded for the BBC…

Posted in Cast Recordings Music Musicals Stephen Sondheim

Album Review: Gypsy (2015 London Cast Recording)

“I had a dream, a wonderful dream” From the moment Imelda Staunton shook the very foundations of…

Posted in Musicals Theatre West End

Review: Gypsy, Savoy Theatre

“Ready or not, here comes Mama…” These days, it’s more of a surprise when the big musicals…

Posted in Chichester Festival Theatre Musicals Not-London Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2014 UK

Review: Gypsy, Chichester Festival Theatre

“You got nothing to hit but the heights” Considered to be one of the greatest roles for…

Posted in David Greig Musicals Theatre West End

Review: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

“It’s the a-choc-alypse…no, it’s choc-mageddon” What to do when a golden ticket is actually thrust into one’s…

Posted in Cabaret Theatre

Review: Miranda Sings and Friends, Leicester Square Theatre

“Haters back off” One of the things I love about living and theatregoing in London is the…