Tag Archives: theatre

The Bakewell Bake Off – Review 10/10/13


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

Boom & Bang Circus – Review 5/04/13

Kitty Bang Bang performing at the Hippodrome Casino.

Kitty Bang Bang performing at the Hippodrome Casino. Image from: official Facebook page

Forget your troubles, come on get happy, you better chase all your cares away under the watchful eye of the slightly camp, vaguely transvestite ringmaster who recently moved into London’s Hippodrome CasinoRead the rest of this entry

RENT in Concert: an interview with Kerry Ellis


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Rehearsals started last week for RENT in Concert, a touring version of the famed American musical that will be hitting the UK next month. The show, which stars West End leading lady Kerry Ellis and ITVs ‘Superstar’ finalist Rory Taylor, will premiere at the Manchester Opera House on Thursday 25th April and go on to a further nine venues across the UK.   Read the rest of this entry

Matilda heads to the Big Apple while the Mormons invade London


Current London cast. Image from: http://uk.matildathemusical.com/


Award-winning West End hit Matilda the Musical transferred to Broadway this week, with previews starting on Monday 4th March 2013. The show has been hugely successful in its London home of the Cambridge Theatre, where it made back its initial costs within three months of opening, and the transfer to New York was proposed a month later. Read the rest of this entry