★★★★ Star Reviews

Musical Reviews

The Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre ★★★★
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking ★★★★
Once at The New Victoria Theatre, Woking ★★★★
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley ★★★★
Rags The Musical at Park Theatre ★★★★
Singin' in the Rain at The Mill at Sonning ★★★★
Curtains at the Wyndham's Theatre ★★★★
42nd Street at Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★
CinderELLA at the Nuffield Southampton Theatre ★★★★
White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre ★★★★
9 to 5 at the Savoy Theatre ★★★★
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change at the Chiswick Playhouse ★★★★
Grease at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley ★★★★
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes at the Union Theatre ★★★★
tick, tick... BOOM! at The Bridge House Theatre ★★★★
Brooklyn at the Greenwich Theatre ★★★★
Assassins at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury ★★★★

Mamma Mia! the Party at the O2 ★★★★
Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre ★★★★
National Youth Music Theatre's Anything Goes at the Other Palace ★★★★
Dogfight at the Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Queen of the Mist at the Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★
Once on this Island at the Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Showtune at the Union Theatre ★★★★
The View UpStairs at the Soho Theatre ★★★★
Fiver at the Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Ain't Misbehavin' at the Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Club Tropicana at the New Wimbledon Theatre ★★★★
Amelie at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury ★★★★
Fiddler on the Roof at the Playhouse Theatre ★★★★
Romance Romance at Above the Stag ★★★★
9 to 5 at the Savoy Theatre ★★★★
The Rocky Horror Show at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking ★★★★
The Band at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre ★★★★
Showstopper! the improvised Musical at the Other Palace ★★★★
Thriller! Live 10th Anniversary at the Lyric Theatre ★★★★
Nice Work if You Can Get It at Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★
Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre ★★★★
Women in Power at the Nuffield City Southampton ★★★★
Eugenius! at The Other Palace ★★★★
Fame the Musical at the Palace Theatre, Manchester ★★★★
Perfectly Ordinary at G Live in Guildford ★★★★
EVITA at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking ★★★★
The King and I at the London Palladium ★★★★
West Side Story at The Great Hall, Bishopsgate Institute ★★★★
It's Only Life at the Union Theatre ★★★★
Into the Woods at The Cockpit Theatre ★★★★
Shrek the Musical at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Strictly Ballroom at the Piccadilly theatre ★★★★
Bat Out of Hell at the Dominion Theatre ★★★★
Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre ★★★★
Twang!! at the Union Theatre ★★★★
I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical at The Crazy Coqs ★★★★
Caroline, or Change at the Hampstead Theatre ★★★★
Cilla the Musical at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking ★★★★
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Carmen at the Union Theatre ★★★★
Sunset Boulevard at The New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Hamilton at the Victoria Palace ★★★★
The Grinning Man at the Trafalgar Studios ★★★★
The Woman in White at the Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★
My Fair Lady at the Mill at Sonning ★★★★
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at the Birmingham Hippodrome ★★★★
The Addams Family at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Unfolding Tales at the Stockwell Playhouse ★★★★
An American in Paris at the Dominion Theatre ★★★★
La Cage Aux Folles at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Funny Girl at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
RENT at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Death takes a Holiday at the Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★
Blood Brothers at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Guys and Dolls at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
All or Nothing at the Vaults Theatre Waterloo ★★★★
Footloose at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Goodnight Mister Tom at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
The Bodyguard at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Side by Side Sondheim at the Jack Studio Theatre ★★★★
Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Landor Theatre ★★★★
You Won't Succeed on Broadway if you dot have any Jews at the St. James Theatre ★★★★
Avenue Q at the New Victoria theatre in Woking ★★★★
Forbidden Broadway at the Vaudeville Theatre ★★★★
Shrek the Musical at Leeds Grand Theatre, then on tour around the UK ★★★★
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at the Savoy Theatre ★★★★
From Here To Eternity at the Shaftesbury Theatre ★★★★
The Bodyguard at the Adelphi Theatre ★★★★
The Sound of Music at Regents Park, Open Air Theatre ★★★★
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane ★★★★
Singin' in the Rain at the Palace Theatre ★★★★
A Chorus Line at the London Palladium ★★★★
Cabaret at the Savoy Theatre ★★★★
Sister Act the Musical, on tour around the UK ★★★★
Sweeney Todd at the Apelphi Theatre ★★★★
Singin' in the Rain at the Palace Theatre ★★★★
Wicked the Musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre ★★★★
Chicago at the Garrick Theatre ★★★★
Crazy for You at the Novello Theatre ★★★★
Wicked the Musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre ★★★★
Rock of Ages at the Shaftesbury Theatre ★★★★
Betwixt! at the Trafalgar Studios ★★★★
Lend Me A Tenor at the Gielgud Theatre ★★★★
Wicked the Musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre ★★★★
Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Palace Theatre ★★★★

Play Reviews


Waiter, There’s a Murder in my Soup at Studio 5ive, Troubadour Wembley Park ★★★★
Relatively Speaking at the Mill at Sonning ★★★★ Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley ★★★★
The Creature at the Rose Theatre Kingston ★★★★
Santi and Naz at the Vaults ★★★★
Peter Pan Goes Wrong at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking ★★★★
Coming Clean at the Trafalgar Studios ★★★★

Poisoned Polluted at the Old Red Lion ★★★★
Solaris at the Lyric Hammersmith ★★★★
The Girl on the Train at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley ★★★★
Ghost Stories at the Ambassadors Theatre ★★★★
A Doll's House at the Lyric Hammersmith ★★★★
The Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde at the Brockley Jack Theatre ★★★★

The Son at the Duke of York's Theatre ★★★★
Torch Song at the Turbine Theatre ★★★★
World's End at the King's Head Theatre ★★★★
Macbeth at the Temple Church ★★★★

Towards Zero at The Mill at Sonning ★★★★
Hunchback of Notre Dame at St Pauls Church Gardens (2019) ★★★★
The Indecent Musings of Miss Doncaster 2007 at the Camden People's Theatre ★★★★
One Giant Leap at the Brockley Jack Theatre ★★★★
Our Church at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury ★★★★
Captain Corelli's Mandolin at the Harold Pinter Theatre ★★★★
Shadows at the Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★
Dark Sublime at the Trafalgar Studios ★★★★
The Censor at The Hope Theatre ★★★★
A Thousand Splendid Suns at the Nuffield Southampton Theatres ★★★★
Afterglow at the Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre ★★★★
The Audience at the Nuffield Southampton ★★★★
All I See is You at the Hope Mill Theatre ★★★★
Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other Love Songs) at the Lyric Hammersmith ★★★★
Creditors at the Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★★
Ghost Stories at the Lyric Hammersmith ★★★★
Moonfleet at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury ★★★★
Witness for the Prosecution at London's County Hall ★★★★
Undetectable at the King’s Head Theatre ★★★★
We're Staying Right Here at the Park Theatre ★★★★
Do You Love This Planet? at the Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★
Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train at the Young Vic ★★★★
Benidorm at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Fight Night at the Vault Festival ★★★★
Coming Clean at the Trafalgar Studios ★★★★
An Enemy of the People at the Union Theatre ★★★★
Proof at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester ★★★★
Cuckoo at the Soho Upstairs, Soho Theatre ★★★★
Chutney at the Bunker Theatre ★★★★
A Funny Thing Happened... at the Finborough Theatre ★★★★
The Distance at the Park Theatre ★★★★
Blood Wedding at Omnibus Theatre, Clapham ★★★★
Dust at the Trafalgar Studios ★★★★
Abi at the Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch ★★★★
That Girl at the Old Red Lion ★★★★
Rain Man at the Windsor Theatre Royal ★★★★
Much Ado about Nothing at Gray’s Inn Hall ★★★★
The Three Musketeers at St Paul's Church, Covent Garden ★★★★
The Lieutenant of Inishmore at the Noel Coward Theatre ★★★★
For King and Country at the Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Sh*tfaced Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at the Leicester Square Theatre ★★★★
Daisy Pulls it Off at the Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★
Killer Joe at the Trafalgar Studios ★★★★
An Ideal Husband at the Vaudeville Theatre ★★★★
Knock Knock at the EM Forster Studio ★★★★
The Final adventure of Frankie Fightwell at the Putney Arts Theatre ★★★★
Grotty at The Bunker ★★★★
Gauhar Jaan, The Datia Incident at Omnibus Theatre ★★★★
Moormaid at the Arcola Theatre ★★★★
Mary Stuart at Theatre Royal Bath ★★★★
Quiz at the Noël Coward Theatre ★★★★
Harold & Maude at The Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★
Mirrors at Leicester Square Theatre Lounge ★★★★
The Cherry Orchard at the Union Theatre ★★★★
This House at the Cambridge Arts ★★★★
Good Girl at the Trafalgar Studios ★★★★
Ballistic at the Kings Head Theatre ★★★★
Harold and Maude at the Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★
Dust at the Soho Theatre ★★★★
A Passage to India at the Park Theatre ★★★★
Strangers on a Train at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Fool For Love at the Courtyard Theatre ★★★★
Cyril's Success at the Finborough Theatre ★★★★
The Grift at the Town Hall Hotel ★★★★
Ken at the Bunker ★★★★
Mary Stuart at the Duke Of York's Theatre ★★★★
Woman Before a Glass at Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★★
East at the Kings Head Theatre ★★★★
The Tailor Made Man at the White Bear theatre ★★★★
The Red Lion at the Trafalgar Studios ★★★★
People, Places and Things at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre ★★★★
Milk Under Wood at the Windmill Theatre in Newbury ★★★★
Lady from the Sea at the Donmar Warehouse ★★★★
Labour of Love at the Noel Coward Theatre ★★★★
The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre ★★★★
Story Jam at the Albany Theatre in Deptford ★★★★
Picture of Dorian Gary at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury ★★★★
Dolphins and Sharks at the Finborough Theatre ★★★★
The Knowledge at the Charing Cross Theatre ★★★★
Doubt, A Parable at the Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Dante's Divine Comedy at the Barons Court Theatre ★★★★
Talk Radio at the Old Red Lion Theatre ★★★★
Loot at the Park Theatre ★★★★
Richard III at the Temple Church ★★★★
A Rat in a Box at the Courtyard Theatre ★★★★
Olympilads at Theatre N16 ★★★★
Horrible Histories at the Garrick Theatre ★★★★
Apologia at the Trafalgar Studios ★★★★
Flood at the Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★
Americas No1 Detective at the Drayton Arms Theatre ★★★★
The Hunting of the Snark at the Vaudeville Theatre ★★★★
Tiresia at the Etcetera Theatre ★★★★
House of America at Jack Studio Theatre ★★★★
Macbeth at St Paul's Church ★★★★
The Quentin Dentin show at the Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★
I Know You go Old at the Hope Theatre ★★★★
My World Has Exploded a Little Bit at Ovalhouse ★★★★
Othello at Wilton's Music Hall ★★★★
Paper Hearts at Upstairs at the Gatehouse ★★★★
The Woman in Black at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Joan at Ovalhouse ★★★★
Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing at Leicester Square Theatre ★★★★
Posh at the Pleasance Theatre ★★★★
Threesome at the Union Theatre ★★★★
Bad Seed at the Jack Studio Theatre ★★★★
Shirley Valentine at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
The Miser at the Garrick Theatre ★★★★
Frankenstein at Wilton's Music Hall ★★★★
Faustx2 at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury ★★★★
The Diary of a Teenage Girl at the Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
In Other Words at the Hope Theatre ★★★★
Handbagged at the Jack Studio Theatre ★★★★
Speech and Debate at Trafalgar Studios 2 ★★★★
Boy Stroke Girl at the Etcetera Theatre ★★★★★
Orbits at Drayton Arms Theatre ★★★★★
Bucket List at the Battersea Arts Centre ★★★★
How (Not) to Live in Suburbia at the Soho Theatre ★★★★
The White Devil at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at the Globe ★★★★
Gaslight at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Abigail at The Bunker ★★★★
Emerge at the Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★
Her Aching Heart at the Hope Theatre ★★★★
Testosterone New Diorama Theatre ★★★★
Curl up and Die at the Questors Theatre ★★★★
Fool for Love at Found 111 ★★★★
Airswimming at The Vaults ★★★★
Macbeth at Redbridge Drama Centre ★★★★
In Our Hands at the New Diorama Theatre ★★★★
Kafka's The Trial at the Jack Studio Theatre ★★★★
Alder & Gibb at the Unicorn Theatre ★★★★
The Painkiller at the Garrick Theatre ★★★★
East is East at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
The Kings Speech at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
The Full Monty at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
New Atlantis at the Crystal ★★★★
Ghosts From A Perfect Place at the Arcola Theatre ★★★★
Great Britain at the Theatre Royal Haymarket ★★★★

Album Reviews

Oklahoma! – 2019 Broadway Cast Recording ★★★★
Ramin Karimloo's From Now On ★★★★
Hymn by Sarah Brightman ★★★★
The Quentin Dentin Show Original Cast Recording ★★★★
Hamilton, Original Broadway Cast Recording ★★★★
Something Rotten!: the Original Broadway Cast recording ★★★★
Cool Rider: Original Studio Cast Recording ★★★★
Momentous Musical: Album Review ★★★★
The In-Between CD review ★★★★

Dance Reviews

Some Like it Hip Hop at the Peacock Theatre ★★★★
Natalia Osipova Pure Dance at Sadlers Wells ★★★★
Crowd by Gisèle Vienne at Dance Umbrella, Sadler’s Wells ★★★★
Smack That (a con
versation) at the Ovalhouse ★★★★
Matthew Bourne's Cinderella at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Dance 'Till Dawn at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Romeo and Juliet at Sadlers Wells ★★★★
Burn the Floor at the Shaftesbury Theatre ★★★★
Disappearing Acts at the Place ★★★★
Romeo and Juliet at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★

Edinburgh Fringe reviews

If I Die on Mars at theSpace @ Venue45 (2019) ★★★★
Joyce at the Assembly Roxy (2019) ★★★★
A Rock'n'Roll Suicide! at the Zoo Southside (2019) ★★★★
Genesis: The Mary Shelly Play at C Cubed Main Space (2019) ★★★★
F**k You Pay Me at the Assembly Rooms (2018) ★★★★
Maddy Anholt - Herselves at the Underbelly Clover (2017)★★★★
Penthouse at theSpace on Niddry St (2017) ★★★★
Blues Brothers Live at the C Venue (2017)★★★★
The Time Machine at the Assembly Roxy (2017) ★★★★
Snap at the Assembly Assembly George Square (2017) ★★★★
Delorean at the Assembly Rooms (2017) ★★★★
Brutal Cessation at the Assembly George Square Theatre (2017) ★★★★
Murder She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery at the Pleasance Courtyard (2017) ★★★★
Tamar Broadbent, Get Ugly at the Underbelly Clover (2017) ★★★★
Losers at the Underbelly Cowgate (2017) ★★★★
Thrill Me - The Leopold & Loeb Story at the C Too (2017) ★★★★
Gutted at the Pleasance Jack Dome ★★★★
KIN at the Underbelly's Circus Hub (2017) ★★★★
Thus Spoke... at CanadaHub at the Kings Hall (2017) ★★★★
Newsrevue at the Pleasance Courtyard (2017) ★★★★

The Eulogy of Toby Peach, Underbelly (2015) ★★★★

Cabaret and Concert Reviews

The Simon & Garfunkel Story at the Lyric Theatre ★★★★
Girlfriends at Bishopgate Institute ★★★★
With One Look at the Union Theatre ★★★★
Well-Strung at the Crazy Coqs, Brasserie Zedel ★★★★
Camelot at the London Palladium ★★★★
And the Award goes to..! at The Water Rats ★★★★
West End Heros 2015 at the Dominion Theatre ★★★★
Miss Leading Ladies at the St. James Theatre ★★★★
West End Heros at the Dominion Theatre ★★★★
The Velma Celli Show at the Hippodrome ★★★★
Momentous Musicals at Wimbledon Theatre ★★★★
Liza (On an E) at the Vaudeville Theatre ★★★★

Pantomime Reviews

Sleeping Beauty at the Wyvern Theatre, Swindon ★★★★
Cinderella at the Hexagon, Reading ★★★★
Sleeping Beauty at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre ★★★★
Sleeping Beuaty at the Alban Arena ★★★★
Aladdin at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley ★★★★

Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the Kings Theatre, Edinburgh ★★★★
Cinderella at The Vaults ★★★★
Cinderella at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Aladdin at the Hackney Empire ★★★★
Snow White at the London Palladium ★★★★
Cinderella at the St Albans Arena ★★★★
Cinderella and the Beanstalk ★★★★
Jack and the Beanstalk at the Theatre Royal York ★★★★
Dick Whittington at the London Palladium ★★★★
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Mayflower in Southampton ★★★★
Aladdin at the Bristol Hippodrome and The Playhouse Theatre in Weston-Super-Mare ★★★/★★★★
Aladdin at the St Alban Arena ★★★★
Jack and the Beanstalk at the Salisbury Playhouse ★★★★
Peter Pan at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury ★★★★
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking ★★★★
Charming Dick at the Cockpit Theatre ★★★★

Children and Family Theatre Reviews

Black Beauty at the Southbank Centre's Purcell Room ★★★★
The Prince and the Pauper at the Watermill Theatre ★★★★
Little Baby Bum Live! at the Troubadour White City Theatre ★★★★
Rumpelstiltskin at the Southbank Centre ★★★★
The Scarecrows’ Wedding at the Leicester Square Theatre ★★★★
Mr Stink at Chickenshed theatre, Southgate ★★★★
Once Upon a Snow Flake at the Chelsea Theatre ★★★★
The Grussalo's Child at the Lyric Theatre ★★★★
Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales at the Leicester Square Theatre ★★★★

Miscellaneous Reviews

Up Pompeii at the Shaw Theatre ★★★★
Red Palace at the Vaults ★★★★
80 Days: A Real World Adventure at the Underbelly Southbank ★★★★
Jean Paul Gaultier: Fashion Freak Show at the Southbank Centre ★★★★
Hive City Legac
y at the Roundhouse ★★★★
Little Dealth Club at the Underbelly Festival, Southbank ★★★★
West End Eurovision 2019 at the Adelphi Theatre ★★★★
All You Need is Love at Cadogan Hall ★★★★
Sing Easy at the Piano Works ★★★★
SS Mendi Dance of the Death Drill at the Nuffield Southampton Theatre ★★★★
Mr Morgan and Mr West: Time Travelling Magicians at Wilton’s Music Hall ★★★★
The 4 Clowns of the Apocalypse at Canada Water Culture Space ★★★★
Once Upon a Snow Flake at the Chelsea Theatre ★★★★
The Grussalo's Child at the Lyric Theatre ★★★★
Very Perry Show at The Hen & Chickens Theatre ★★★★
Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales at the Leicester Square Theatre ★★★★
KlangHaus 800 Breaths at the Southbank Centre ★★★★
Roundelay at the Southwark Playhouse ★★★★
Desperately Seeking the Exit at the Leicester Square Theatre ★★★★
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