You’ll already know if you’re going to love this show, you know it already and you’ve probably already booked. You’re the type of person that geeks out on contemporary music theatre in all its quirkiness, you play Sondheim’s PACIFIC OVERTURES whilst you’re ironing and you were probably at the New York premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST, maybe I saw you, I was there too.
Theatre News and Reviews
Review: QUEEN OF THE MIST at the Charing Cross Theatre
By Phil Willmott Friday, August 23 2019, 15:30
There’s Still Time to Enchant Your Kids with The Worst Witch
By Phil Willmott Friday, August 23 2019, 15:00
Jill Murphy’s The Worst Witch stories continue to be extremely popular with youngsters. She’s sold more than five million copies and they've been made into films and TV series by HBO, ITV and CBBC. There are now eight Worst Witch titles.
John Godber to Premiere New Play at Wilton’s Music Hall
By Phil Willmott Friday, August 23 2019, 14:54
BAFTA and Olivier Award-winner writer/director John Godber is one of the grand old men of British theatre. For decades he’s pioneered the type of populist yet meaningful comedy-drama which genuinely attracts a working class audience on tour across the UK and, for years, at his former base Hull Truck. So it’s always exciting to hear he has a new play.
Free Performances of GREAT EXPECTATIONS in Hoxton
By Phil Willmott Wednesday, August 21 2019, 20:45
Over the next few weekends you can catch my production of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations in the beautiful outdoor setting of the Geffrye Museum's front lawn, next to Hoxton Station - and it's completely FREE!!! No need to book, just show up!
Review: WARHEADS at Park Theatre
By Stuart King Monday, August 19 2019, 09:33
WARHEADS styles itself a punchy urban drama, based as it is, on a true story. But is there room for yet another deconstruction of PTSD and the trials and tribulations of a soldier returning from the horrors of war? In this case, the short answer is, yes (with minor reservations).
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