GLORY RIDE ~ Charing Cross Theatre ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I so very much enjoyed GLORY RIDE ~ a new musical based on the extraordinary life of Italian cycling legend Gino Bartali.  Born to a poor family, unable to afford to buy his first bike (loaned to him by a nun), and traumatised by a dreadful family tragedy as a young man, his life was unbelievablyContinue reading “GLORY RIDE ~ Charing Cross Theatre ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️”


Only an Octave Apart Wilton’s Music Hall5 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Two performers from contrasting disciplines. One from the stages of the Metropolitan Opera, English National Opera, The Royal Opera House.; the other the basement of the Soho Theatre amongst others.  One tall and blond and non-binary and as intimated, not a mile away from “Southern white trash”; the otherContinue reading “ONLY AN OCTAVE APART”


Identical Nottingham Playhouse5 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ One of the wonders of the world is how new musicals are born. Many years of nurturing and honing creative ideas, perfecting with passion and love and striving for stardust. Stiles & Drewe first conceived their new musical Identical nearly a decade ago. It would have been seen 2 yearsContinue reading “IDENTICAL”


Busman’s Honeymoon The Mill at Sonning4 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It’s always a joy to visit The Mill at Sonning ~ So much more than simply a theatre and worth arriving early to take in the beautiful watermill setting before enjoying the fabulous meal that is served as an integral part of the evening prior to theContinue reading “BUSMAN’S HONEYMOON”

Murder for Two – A Killer Musical Comedy!

Murder for Two – A Killer Musical Comedy!The Barn Theatre, Cirencester4 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Yet again, another very enjoyable evening at the Barn Theatre Cirencester. Last month they announced their 2022 Built by Barn Season of seven new productions and the first of the 2022 season has begun with a new revival production of Kellen BlairContinue reading “Murder for Two – A Killer Musical Comedy!”


Peter James’ THE HOUSE ON COLD HILL The Mill on Sonning3 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️ THE HOUSE ON COLD HILL is billed as a modern day supernatural thriller that ‘will send shivers down your spine and make you think twice about returning to a dark, empty house after the show. Adapted for stage by Shaun McKenna fromContinue reading “Peter James’ THE HOUSE ON COLD HILL”

Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club

Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club The Playhouse Theatre5 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ What to say about Cabaret?!It’s a truly profound experience! Stripped right back to a tiny space but SO much packed into this incredible space including a revolving stage and a central trap door for surprise entrances & exits, along with a central rising platform. Continue reading “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club”


Vaudeville Theatre5 Stars ***** Having really enjoyed the streaming of this fascinating new musical back in January, I was very much looking forward to seeing the two multi-talented writer/creative/performers who wrote the show, perform it live in an actual theatre! Exceeded expectations! Simply put: Jordan Paul Clarke and Francesca Forristal are both outstanding and theirContinue reading “PUBLIC DOMAIN”