Review (UK Tour): Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë's bildungsroman novel Jane Eyre comes to life in this production by the Bristol Old Vic and the National Theatre directed by Sally Cookson. The eponymous heroine lives and learns hardship from her childhood through to her adult life as she faces a turbulent upbringing at Lowood school, leading her to Thornfield Hall as … Continue reading Review (UK Tour): Jane Eyre

Review UK Tour: Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

Buddy Holly is a household name; his short yet fruitful career was a defining moment in the beginnings of rock and roll as he challenged the norms of music. Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story is a musical depicting the life of the star, from his rise to fame with The Crickets, his speedy marriage to María … Continue reading Review UK Tour: Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

Review UK Tour: Running Wild

Michael Morpurgo's story Running Wild comes to life with an adaptation by Samuel Adamson. This dramatic children's tale is told through puppetry as young Lilly is thrown into the unknown after a holiday in Indonesia is brought to a destructive end as the tsunami hits. Lilly is left to find her way through the rainforest with … Continue reading Review UK Tour: Running Wild

Review UK Tour: The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer is a fabulously fun musical based on the 1997 movie of the same name starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. Set in 1985, the musical follows the story of wedding singer Robbie Hart who loses his passion for weddings after being jilted by his fiancé. Robbie finds himself back on his feet after … Continue reading Review UK Tour: The Wedding Singer

Review UK Tour: The Addams Family

From creepy cartoons, a twisted TV show, a couple of morbid movies, finally to a macabre musical, The Addams Family are a household name. Created by cartoonist Charles Addams, the Addams are the pinnacle of eccentric families. The Addams Family has music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. The production was first … Continue reading Review UK Tour: The Addams Family

Review UK Tour: Funny Girl

Funny Girl is an utterly charming musical following the life of Fanny Brice as she navigates the world of theatre and love. I previously saw the show as it began at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London before it embarked on a West End run and the current UK Tour. My other review states that I … Continue reading Review UK Tour: Funny Girl

What’s in my theatre bag?

When going to the theatre it's important to carry certain items incase of emergency. This is especially necessary if you're waiting in a day seat queue for an extended amount of time  for tickets. So I've compiled a list of everything that is in my bag for a theatre day out! Water - stay hydrated! … Continue reading What’s in my theatre bag?

A Theatre Day Out: The Guide

Heading to London for a theatre day out can be a daunting experience and make for a long and stressful day, whether you have your tickets in hand or are queueing for day seats it can be difficult to think of something to do while waiting for a show to start. If you are queueing … Continue reading A Theatre Day Out: The Guide

Review: The Bodyguard (UK Tour)

When it was announced that Rachel John would be joining the touring cast of The Bodyguard as Nicki Marron, my friend and I rushed to get tickets. Anyone who reads my blog or knows me at all, knows that Rachel John is one of my favourite stage performers. After seeing her perform as Felicia in … Continue reading Review: The Bodyguard (UK Tour)

Review: An Inspector Calls (UK Tour)

I was left unimpressed by this performance of An Inspector Calls - a play I was excited to see live. Directed by Stephen Daldry, I had really high hopes that the play I had studied for months during my GCSE's was going to be magically brought to life in front of my eyes(!), however, I … Continue reading Review: An Inspector Calls (UK Tour)