My Stage is the World

Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive

Great Big Stuff! Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at The Savoy Theatre

What makes a good musical? Well let’s see. It needs humour, romance, cracking songs and a strong cast.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has it all – and not in a conventional way.

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Sparkles, Sequins & Stagies – The Inaugural Wilma Awards

What happens when a bunch of actors get togetherĀ for an afternoon of general merriment and of course some super shiny awards?

Well, it’s a fabulous occasion of course!

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The day the Wi-Fi broke (and the coffee ran out)

IMG_0300.PNGHow many followers do you have on Twitter? What about Facebook friends? How many of these people would you stop and have a conversation with in the street?

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Remember, remember the 7th of November

So a few weeks ago, I sat down with the lovely West End Wilma, a glass of wine and some other reviewers for one of the hardest tasks of the year.

What did we have to do?
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The Greatest Show on Earth

Is it a play? Is it a musical? Or is it a circus? None of the above… It’s even better!

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I Wanna be a Paperback Writer

The stage is set for Let it BeI’m not the biggest fan of jukebox musicals, in fact I despised both Thriller and We Will Rock You. Mamma Mia is good fun, although (sacrilege) I prefer the film and the less said about Rock of Ages the better!

So I’ll admit I wasn’t particularly sure that I wanted to see Let it Be. I’d heard mixed reviews and it seemed that it was, essentially, a Beatles tribute band. Now I’ve been to the Cavern Club in Liverpool and seen ‘The Beatles’ play and they were pretty awesome, but surely Let it Be would just be the same.

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A Dirty Rotten Evening

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is one of the best musicals I’ve seen this year (I’ve seen a lot. I’ve even seen Once twice), so when I was invited to a media night by Laughing Buddha, I quite literally jumped at the chance!
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The Curious Gincident of the Blog in the Night-Time

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Now I’m not passionate about many things – I’ve even been described as dead inside on several occasions.

However I think I can safely say that the theatre is very close to my heart, as is writing. I’m also a pretty big fan of gin… And wine.

So, being invited to an event that involved theatre bloggers, gin tasting, cheese and wine seemed like a pretty perfect evening out.

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