Tag: Vivien Parry

Posted in Chris Bush Musicals Not-London Stephen Sondheim Theatre West End

Musicals update for March

So much musical casting news! The Hope Mill Theatre’s upcoming revival of Passion opens in May with…

Posted in Chichester Festival Theatre Musicals Stiles + Drewe Theatre TV West End

TV Review: Kipps, the new Half A Sixpence Musical

The musical formerly known as Half A Sixpence re-emerges on TV as Kipps but not quite enough…

Posted in Books Phoebe Waller-Bridge Photos Theatre West End

Book review: Time To Act – Simon Annand

Simon Annand’s Time To Act is a beautiful book of photos capturing actors in the minutes before…

Posted in Barn Theatre Digital News Not-London Shakespeare Theatre UK

News: Samuel Barnett, Janie Dee, Emma Williams and more join Bard From The Barn Series 3

The Barn Theatre’s third and final series of Bard From The Barn reveals a cast that includes…

Posted in Agatha Christie Blogged Musicals Theatre West End

Blogged: long-running shows and long-running blogs – what does the future hold

I revisit long-runners The Mousetrap, Les Misérables and Wicked, and come to a decision (of sorts) about…

Posted in Cast Recordings Music Musicals

Album Review: Fame (1995 Original London Cast Recording)

“These are my emotions  Mine alone to keep” Some things age well. Music produced in the 90s…

Posted in Cast Recordings Music Musicals Stiles + Drewe

Album Review: Half A Sixpence (2016 London Cast Recording)

“Um-tiddly-um-pum-um-pum-pum Stick it in your fam’ly album” With Half A Sixpence due to close in the West…

Posted in Film Musicals

Film Review: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

“Tale as old as time” It’s taken me a little time to get round to writing this…

Posted in Albums Broadway Cast Recordings Curtain Up Show Album of the Year Cyndi Lauper Duncan Sheik Lin-Manuel Miranda Music Musicals Not-London Sara Bareilles Stiles + Drewe Terry Johnson Theatre awards

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 –…