Tag: Liz Ewing

Posted in Musicals National Theatre Stephen Sondheim Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2017

Review: Follies, National Theatre

An utterly majestic production of Sondheim’s Follies is a masterpiece for the National Theatre “All things beautiful…

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The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2016 nominees

Best UK Cast Recording American Psycho – Original London Cast Recording Close To You: Bacharach Reimagined –…

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…

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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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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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TV Review: The Sound of Music Live

  “It’s quite different after you’ve grown up” The hills are alive, with the sound of questions….

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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…

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…

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Album Review: Gypsy (2015 London Cast Recording)

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