Category Archives: Reviews

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Review 09/12/14

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© Frazer Ashford

Whitney White and Gareth Gates as Snow White and Prince Charming © Frazer Ashford

It’s off to work they go for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, as Evolution Pantomimes packs another festive punch at Croydon’s Fairfield Halls. For the fourth year running they have returned with another production and Quinn Patrick is back again to take on another pantomime dame, this time in the form of Nurse Nellie. Read the rest of this entry

Memphis – Review 18/10/14

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© Johan Persson

© Johan Persson

★★★★☆

The West End better watch out, because Broadway has sent over a force to be reckoned with. While a town in 1950s Tennessee deals with race segregation at its most volatile, Memphis takes you back to the birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Read the rest of this entry

Forbidden Broadway – Review 15/09/2014

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©Alastair Muir

©Alastair Muir

The stagiest show in town has arrived in style – and it’s not here to make friends with its West End neighbours. With gags and satire aplenty, Forbidden Broadway is a playful and hysterical send up of London and Broadway’s hit shows and leading actors. Read the rest of this entry

Christina Bianco – Review 06/09/14

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It is not often that you expect a line up of Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, Cheryl Cole, Florence and the Machine, Bernadette Peters, Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, Victoria Beckham, Madonna and – of course – Dora the Explorer. In Christina Bianco’s company, however, this is just a taste of the artists you can expect. Read the rest of this entry

Avenue Q – Review 26/08/2014

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The cast of Avenue Q. Darren Bell

The cast of Avenue Q. © Darren Bell

Avenue Q is well known for pushing the boundaries with its lewd and rude humour and the current tour, with its young and enthusiastic cast, is no exception. Read the rest of this entry

The Great British Musicals – Review 5/07/2014

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★★★☆☆

The world of musical theatre may often be explored through concerts, but the history of British musicals is one that is seldom touched upon. The void has been filled with The Great British Musicals, performed by the newly-formed Novello Singers and artistic director Ross Leadbeater. Read the rest of this entry

20th Century Boy – Review 23/06/14

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T. Rex dominated the world of glam rock, but front man Marc Bolan is another musician gone too soon. His tragic story is brought to stage in 20th Century Boy, from his chart-topping successes to his untimely death. Read the rest of this entry