Review | Climb: The Live Album, Underbelly, Bristo Square ⋆⋆⋆

Review | Climb: The Live Album, Underbelly, Bristo Square ⋆⋆⋆

In a festival where many artists are fighting to be the next big ‘something’, creator/performer Duane Forrest doesn't claw for your attention but asks you to sit back and unwind to some soothing melodies which blend jazz, reggae and soul. Duane from Toronto, Canada has got a winning smile and a gentle spirit. As he [...]

Review | Out of the Blue, Gordon Aikman Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | Out of the Blue, Gordon Aikman Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Out of the Blue is an all-male youth a cappella group from Oxford. But no, they aren’t the well-mannered, clean-cut type of a cappella group you may have seen before. These are fist-pumping, roof-raising, body-shaking school boy rockstars. Their 60-minute set has a variety of popular songs including remixed versions of Queen’s ‘Crazy Little Thing [...]

Review | I’d Rather Be Me: Amy Lovatt Live, Above the Arts Studio Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Review | I’d Rather Be Me: Amy Lovatt Live, Above the Arts Studio Theatre ⋆⋆⋆⋆

Six, the wildly popular new West End musical, is currently wowing audiences at the Arts Theatre in Leicester Square. Above this theatre, there is a little-known venue aptly called Above the Arts. It’s a relaxed setting with some stylish artwork, a small bar, some sofas and typically plays host to cabaret acts. On a Saturday [...]

Review | Britney Spears: Piece of Me Concert Tour ⋆⋆⋆

Review | Britney Spears: Piece of Me Concert Tour ⋆⋆⋆

Athletic dancers march onto the stage, all dressed in sexy black Battlestar Galatica-esque outfits. They continue to march and pull military style poses. They halt and you can feel the suspense fill the open-air venue. And then the moment thousands of us have been waiting for arrives. Britney enters. The crowd goes wild. On 13th [...]

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Best of Broadway, Royal Albert Hall  

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Best of Broadway, Royal Albert Hall  

It was such a treat to see the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra presents the Best of Broadway; a one-night only live performance of well-known musical theatre numbers. This included some of my personal favourites such as the Circle of Life from the Lion King and Kander and Ebb’s Chicago Overture. If I were to dissect what [...]