Review | Different from the Others, White Bear Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Different from the Others, White Bear Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

‘Different From the Others’, written by Claudio Macor, is a sobering reminder of just how long activists have been banging the drum and working tirelessly to defend people's rights to love who they desire, regardless of gender. We see how this often involves working against the tide and sticking your neck out for what you [...]

Review | Little Baby Jesus, Orange Tree Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Little Baby Jesus, Orange Tree Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Little Baby Jesus is centred around the lives of three black teenagers as they wade through the intersection between childhood and young adulthood. Joanne (Rachel Nwokoro) is a loudmouth wisecracker. Often her breakdowns of a situation will be punctuated with the words ‘real talk’ to let you know that she ain’t chattin shit (real talk). [...]

Review | Soho Cinders, Charing Cross Theatre ⋆⋆⋆

Review | Soho Cinders, Charing Cross Theatre ⋆⋆⋆

From Bill Clinton’s encounter with Monica Lewinsky, to Keith Vaz’s most recently revealed escapade with two paid men, nothing grabs the public’s interest quite like a scandal involving adultery and politicians. There’s something saucy about knowing that these people, who hold esteemed positions in public office, would risk their reputation for a private rendezvous. Such [...]

Review | Tickle the Musical, King’s Head Theatre ⋆⋆⋆

Review | Tickle the Musical, King’s Head Theatre ⋆⋆⋆

When you see the advert for ‘Tickle the Musical’ with two half-dressed men front and centre, it’s safe to assume that this won’t be the most child-friendly of shows. The immediate questions which spring to mind are, which direction will a musical about the curious sport of competitive endurance tickling go? And how far will [...]

Review | Baby Reindeer, Bush Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Baby Reindeer, Bush Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

It’s been said that great art comes from pain. After seeing Richard Gadd’s horrifying experience brought to stage in Baby Reindeer, it's hard to deny the truth in this. Gadd’s life has been punctuated by at least two traumatic events, and he's used both of these personal experiences as material for his standout solo shows. [...]

Review | Jeremy Jordan in Concert, Cadogan Hall

Review | Jeremy Jordan in Concert, Cadogan Hall

Straight from his engagement at Carnegie Hall in New York City, Jeremy Jordan returns to the UK to host four concerts at London’s Cadogan Hall. Although the London venue may not be as large or prestigious, the performance delivered by Jordan was nothing short of extraordinary. For musical theatre fans, Jordan has become a household [...]