Tag Archives: UK tour

Avenue Q – Review 26/08/2014

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

20th Century Boy – Review 23/06/14


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

Blood Brothers – Review 31/3/14


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Blood Brothers is one of those shows that occupies a special spot in my heart. I can still vividly remember the first time I saw it many years ago on a school trip, then coming home and insistently saying that I never had and never would see a better musical. Well, it was quickly pointed out to me that I had only seen two others and so could not possibly make such a sweeping statement, but fortunately the show has never disappointed me and never slipped far from the top spot. Read the rest of this entry

Tonight’s the Night – Review 17/03/14


Unsurprisingly, a musical based on the hits of Rod Stewart relies heavily on the vocal talents of its cast. Fortunately for Tonight’s the Night, the show is packed with incredible singers churning out an extensive catalogue of music. Read the rest of this entry

West End Anthems: Interview with Kerry Ellis


West-End-Anthems-showAhead of Sunday’s performance at the Watford Colosseum, the star credited as the new first lady of the West End and new mum, Kerry Ellis, has managed to find time in her busy schedule for a catch up.

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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