Jolly Christmas music and cascading snow flakes greet you as you enter the National Theatre’s smallest auditorium for this alternative seasonal show. But anyone who knows the playwright/Director Anthony Neilson’s work will realise the bonhomie isn’t going to last long.
Theatre News and Reviews
Review: THE TELL-TALE HEART at the National Theatre
By Phil Willmott Wednesday, December 12 2018, 22:47
Review: Paul Merton in ALADDIN at The New Wimbledon Theatre
By Phil Willmott Wednesday, December 12 2018, 09:59
The New Wimbledon Theatre can feel cold and cavernous so the first thing I’d like to say is what an unusual delight it was to see how warm, welcoming and smiley the front of house staff were. It really contributed to a fun and festive pre-show atmosphere.
Take a Chance on Harington and Flynn in TRUE WEST
By Phil Willmott Monday, December 10 2018, 11:36
Reviews have been mixed for Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn in TRUE WEST, Sam Shepard's 1983 play about two warring brothers. They’ve ranged from 4 stars to 1 so your enjoyment may be based in how big a fan you are of the two stars.
Low Key Casting Announced for the West End premiere of Broadway musical Waitress
By Phil Willmott Monday, December 10 2018, 11:18
Further casting has been announced for the UK premiere of WAITRESS which opens at the Adelphi Theatre in just under two months, on 8th February.
A musical of this size is likely to get at least 5 weeks rehearsal so the cast will spend Christmas looking forward to an imminent start to full preparations.
Why not Start your Christmas Night Out with one of London’s Mini-Musicals?
By Phil Willmott Friday, December 7 2018, 15:32
If you like your theatre bite size with plenty of time to grab a bite to eat afterwards London currently has two new 75 minute chamber musicals on offer which are also full of seasonal cheer and from writers with a good track record of success.
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