I was surprised to receive a press release recently promoting the last chance to see the west end transfer of Robert Icke’s critically acclaimed production of Hamlet starring the multi award-winning Andrew Scott and which closes at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 2 September 2017.
Theatre News and Reviews
Review: A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN at Zédel Brasserie
By Phil Willmott Thursday, August 17 2017, 12:06
We all know the West End is stuffed with big and spectacular shows to enjoy but opposite the Piccadilly Theatre is a chic and bijou cabaret venue within the Zédel Braserie, where at present you can enjoy an exquisite entertainment that will delight anyone who's a fan of premiere league musical theatre performance and great song writing.
Review: THE MAJORITY at the National Theatre
By Phil Willmott Thursday, August 17 2017, 11:58
The Majority is a provocative one man show originally produced at the Arches Theatre in Glasgow. Writer performer Rob Drummond was approached to create a piece on the Scottish Independence referendum. As a pessimist he was disinterested in politics and struggled to find a human interest angle until he met a man who was selling his vote on e-bay.
Review: BOOM at Theatre503
By Stuart King Thursday, August 17 2017, 11:48
Jules (Will Merrick), a marine biologist with an unlucky family history, places a personals ad offering "sex to change the course of the world". He's about to be joined at his underground lab by Jo (Nicole Sawyerr), whose expectations of a wild night of no strings sex, are understandably running high. Little does she realise the potential evolutionary significance this meeting could have for the species.
Vintage Taxi Cab Comedy Comes to The Charing Cross Theatre
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, August 8 2017, 10:38
Recently the Charing Cross Theatre has successfully reinvented itself as a home for innovative musical theatre. If you haven’t seen their latest show Yank, a tear jerking story of gay love in World War II, do go, it’s packed with gorgeous tunes and I highly recommend it.
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