Monthly Archives: October 2013

Thriller Live 2,000th Performance – Review 24/10/13

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David Jordan and Eshan Gopal   © Irina Chira

David Jordan and Eshan Gopal © Irina Chira

From the moment the infamous white gloves appear on a screen you feel the excitement and anticipation of what is to follow. It is no disappointment as the talented and energetic cast lead you through the back catalogue of Michael Jackson’s hits. Do not expect an intricate plot when you come to see the show, but you will be gently led through the decades by Britt Quentin as he provides useful introductions to the eras. Read the rest of this entry

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From Here to Eternity – Review 21/10/13

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Siubhan Harrison and Robert Lonsdale

Siubhan Harrison and Robert Lonsdale © Johan Persson

This unique twist on a familiar story serves as a prolonged exposition for Pearl Harbour, focusing on a group of US soldiers in the lead up to the infamous attack. From Here to Eternity, adapted from James Jones’ 1951 book with lyrics by Tim Rice, tells the story of Private Robert E. Lee Prewitt as he leaves the familiarity of mining town Kentucky and joins G Company, a military unit based in Hawaii. Read the rest of this entry

The Bakewell Bake Off – Review 10/10/13

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The Bakewell Bake Off

For this unique Baking Committee, the competition is truly underway as a team of students from the Guildford School of Acting battle it out in their homemade musical. Set in the Bakewell Community Centre, clad in bunting and complete with a poster for missing ginger, fluffy guinea pig Newton with a reward of £13.85, this sugary new show is a celebration of the overwhelming craze created by The Great British Bake Off. Read the rest of this entry