Having been widely acclaimed at its debut at the Bristol Old Vic, I saw the second preview of The Grinning Man in its new London home, the Trafalgar Studios.
Theatre News and Reviews
Preview Report: THE GRINNING MAN at Trafalgar Studios
By Hugh Wooldridge Wednesday, December 13 2017, 09:07
Review: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES at Jermyn Street Theatre
By Hugh Wooldridge Tuesday, December 12 2017, 20:40
For a pre-Christmas and early January romp, hie thee to The Hound of the Baskervilles at the splendid pocket-sized Jermyn Street Theatre.
Review: THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL at the Tabard Theatre
By David Scotland Sunday, December 10 2017, 09:00
Those of you who are fans of pop trivia may be interested to know that the song Mistletoe and Wine, made famous by Cliff Richard, actually had its beginnings in musical theatre. When Keith Strachan, Leslie Stewart and Jeremy Paul collaborated to turn a TV script into a musical, they decided that they needed a Christmas carol.
Review: SATORI at the London Coliseum
By Hugh Wooldridge Saturday, December 9 2017, 11:30
People speak of Sergei Polunin with the same awe and reverence given to Rudolph Nureyev and Mikhail Baryshnikov. He is another wunderkind of dance, one who attracts headlines for the unorthodox. He is also no stranger to performing in different media, most recently as Count Andrenyi in Kenneth Branagh's Murder on the Orient Express.
Review: BARNUM at the Menier Chocolate Factory
By Christian Durham Saturday, December 9 2017, 08:36
Phineas Taylor Barnum was the original ‘Greatest Showman on Earth’. He brazenly and unashamedly used ‘flim flam’ and humbug to entertain and occasionally hoodwink the general public in the 19th Century both in his time as a Circus impresario and as a politician. His philosophy was to ‘hook your attractions to the mood of the country’.
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