Review: Nutcracker, Coliseum, London

One of the best-loved ballets, Nutcracker returns to London’s Coliseum and is a real festive treat from start to finish. Wayne Eagling’s lavish production for the English National Ballet, which premiered in 2010, is set on Christmas Eve. A young Clara is enjoying her parents’ Christmas party, where she is gifted a Nutcracker doll by... Continue Reading →

Review: Romeo and Juliet, Barbican Centre

Romeo and Juliet arrives at the Barbican as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s London residency. Directed by Erica Whyman, Shakespeare’s classic story of love and rivalry is given a contemporary makeover that results in an energetic and urgent adaptation. Although written over four centuries ago, this production feels chillingly relevant, with members of rival... Continue Reading →

Welcome…? Review

Performed at the Bridewell Theatre in an enticing lunchtime slot, Welcome…? is a ground-breaking play that seeks to challenge the narrative around out-of-work pregnant female actors and is the first theatrical production in the UK to star two pregnant performers. Written by Lily Lowe-Myers in just three weeks and staring both Lowe-Myers and Robyn Cooper,... Continue Reading →

Review: Heathers, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Following a sold-out run at The Other Palace earlier this year, there’s been a lot of hype surrounding Heathers the Musical, with a strong fandom out in force and social media buzzing with (mostly) glowing comments. Based on the cult 1988 film written by Daniel Waters and starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, Heathers is... Continue Reading →

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