Tag: Tom Hodgkins

Posted in Musicals Not-London Royal Exchange Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2019 UK

Review: West Side Story, Royal Exchange

Aletta Collins’ new choreography is just one of the highlights of a most successful West Side Story…

Posted in Ivo van Hove Lee Hall National Theatre Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2017

Review: Network, National Theatre

“I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore”  With Network, Lee Hall’s adaptation…

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Film Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

“Tell me, has anyone ever believed you when you told them not to worry?” aka the spin-off…

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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DVD Review: Hanna

 “Hanna, what did your mum die of? ‘Three bullets’”  I have a deal of affection for Joe…

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…

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TV Review: Hawking

“Galileo was wrong, St Albans is actually the very centre of the universe” One of those random…