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January Theatre Round-Up

COR there’s a lot of good stuff being announced at the moment isn’t there?! I was glued to my twitter timeline during the National Theatre’s announcements of their upcoming season and STONE THE CROWS they’ve got some corking stuff coming up. I’m theatrically wet with anticipation. Anyway, here’s what I’ve been busy seeing of late! Guys and Dolls at the Savoy Theatre I caught this glitzy Chichester transfer in its new home at the Savoy just before  ...

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London, Theatre, West-End

Star for a Day Competition!

Hotel Direct have launched a theatre centred competition for bloggers, asking them to create a day of London excitment based around a West End Show! WHAT FUN! The winner will get their itinerary brought to life courtesy of Hotel Direct which sounds like a JOLLY GOOD IDEA TO ME! Being a huge Roald Dahl nut ever since I was a wee nugget of a human, I chose Matilda as my character of choice, because she’s a feminist icon, super intelligent and incredibly kind of heart. And she loves  ...

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Acting, Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Bend it Like Beckham- Phoenix Theatre

A couple of weeks ago I had a jaunt down to the Phoenix Theatre to catch the latest screen-to-stage adaption to hit the West End (on that, by the way, WHY HAS NO-ONE ADAPTED ‘HOOK’ FOR THE STAGE YET?! COME THE FUCK ON WORLD). Yes, Bend It Like Beckham is the latest movie to received the MT treatment and has landed at the Phoenix Theatre with all it’s bhangra and footballs firmly in place. I met up with Rebecca, Michaela, Wilma and assorted other  ...

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Culture, London, Theatre, Theatre, West-End

Michael Morpurgo on War Horse at the New London Theatre

Yesterday I wrote about The Play That Goes Wrong being the perfect show to take reluctant theatre-goers to due to the guaranteed belly laughs. As a more serious option, the other go-to choice I recommend whenever people ask me what THE RUDDY HELL to see, is always War Horse. I’m yet to meet anyone that’s seen War Horse who doesn’t speak about the show without going a bit gooey and misty-eyed. It’s just beautiful. The story of young Albert who follows his beloved  ...

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