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25th September 2023

Review: Police Cops – the Musical, Southwark Playhouse - Ian Foster
Cinderella open call - Thom Dibdin
Review: Strangers in Between, Golden Goose Theatre - Ian Foster
Listings: Mon 25 Sept – Sun 1 Oct 2023 - Thom Dibdin
Film review: Dio – Dreamers Never Die - Louise Penn
News: Curve’s Production of A Chorus Line Returns for a UK Tour - Ian Foster
NEWS: Young, Gifted & Black Returns for Fifth Season at Theatre Peckham - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Darren Criss Announces London Concert - Emma Clarendon
MLIMA’S TALE – ⭐️⭐️⭐️ – UK premiere from one of the USA’s finest living playwrights dominated by an astonishing central turn - Alun Hood
Review Round Up: Beautiful Thing, Theatre Royal Stratford East - Emma Clarendon
News: Full Casting Announced for Hamilton UK and Ireland Tour - Ian Foster
Quiz – Chichester Festival Theatre - Maryam Philpott
The Effect - Tom Bolton
News: Diana the Musical in Concert reveals cast - Ian Foster
NEWS: Lyric Hammersmith Announces Spring/Summer 2024 Season - Emma Clarendon
ShentonSTAGE Daily for MONDAY SEPTEMBER 25 - Mark Shenton
Operation Epsilon - Tom Bolton
NEWS: All Star Cast to Lead Battle of Britain Royal Gala - Emma Clarendon
6 Tips to Help You Find New TV Shows You’ll Love - Ian Foster
Review: Beautiful Thing (Theatre Royal Stratford East) - Louise Penn
Theatre Openings: from w/c September 25 2023 - Mark Shenton

24th September 2023

Review: The Old Queen’s Head, Lion & Unicorn - Ian Foster
Review Round Up: Rebecca, Charing Cross Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Digital review: Hamlet: la telenovela - Louise Penn
PREVIEW: Wishmas: A Fantastical Christmas Adventure, Old Bauble Factory - Emma Clarendon
Sacred Bath, Etcetera Theatre – Review - Michael Davis
Operation Epsilon (Theatre Review) - John Chapman

23rd September 2023

COCKFOSTERS by Tom Woffenden and Hamish Clayton. - Elaine Chapman
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for UK & Ireland Tour of Hamilton - Emma Clarendon
Famous Shows at London’s Hippodrome Casino - Ian Foster
Review Round Up: Mlima’s Tale, Kiln Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Operation Epsilon, Southwark Playhouse Elephant - Emma Clarendon
Interview With….Michael Oakley - Emma Clarendon
First Look at…Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends, Gielgud Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: The White Factory, Marylebone Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Marina Abramović Retrospective, Royal Academy of Arts - Emma Clarendon
September theatre reviews - John Chapman
Review: Table Manners (Drayton Arms Theatre) - Louise Penn

22nd September 2023

NEWS: Take That Announce New UK & Ireland Tour and Album - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Deafinitely Theatre Announces Production of The Promise - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: Vanya, Duke of York’s Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Good Chance Theatre: Out of the Margins - Louise Penn
PYGMALION Old VIc, SE1 - Libby Purves
That Face (Theatre Review) - John Chapman

21st September 2023

Showcase is back - Thom Dibdin
Review: Vanya, Duke of York’s Theatre - Ian Foster
THE WHITE FACTORY. Marylebone theatre, NW1 - Libby Purves
Tell the Story You Want to Tell - Shane Morgan
REBECCA Charing Cross Theatre WC2 - Libby Purves
A journey of a thousand blog posts begins with a single step… - John Chapman

20th September 2023

Review: Pygmalion, Old Vic - Ian Foster
REVIEW: Vivian Stanshall at 80, Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room - Vicky Anderson
Review Round Up: Pygmalion, Old Vic Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: It’s Headed Straight Towards Us, Park Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet - Thom Dibdin
POLICE COPS THE MUSICAL – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – it’s utter madness and utterly irresistible - Alun Hood
REVIEW: The Little Mermaid, Disney + - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Starlight Express to Return to London - Emma Clarendon
PPP tales of coming home - Thom Dibdin
Galore!/Sea Change (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
REVIEW: Annie at Manchester Opera House - Kristy Stott
Review: Edging (Old Red Lion) - Louise Penn
Listings Mon 18 – Sun 24 Sept 2023 - Thom Dibdin
Review: This Is Normal (Old Red Lion) - Louise Penn
Police Cops: The Musical at the Southwark Playhouse Review: A Hilarious Riot of a Show - Olivia Mitchell

19th September 2023

The Little Big Things at Soho Place Review: Shines as a Celebration of Disability - Olivia Mitchell
The Australian Ballet: Swan Lake review [2023] - Simon Parris
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Diana: The Musical - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: 42nd Street, New Victoria Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review: The Father and the Assassin, National Theatre - Ian Foster
TV Review: Dalgliesh (Series 2) - Ian Foster
PPP: Ship Rats - Thom Dibdin
TV Review: Dalgliesh (Series 1) - Ian Foster
REBECCA-Directed by Alejandro Bonatto. - Elaine Chapman
Review: anthropology, Hampstead Theatre - Ian Foster
Interview With…Amy Trigg - Emma Clarendon
Review: Rebecca (Charing Cross Theatre) - Louise Penn
Tanika Gupta on The Empress - Aleks Sierz
ANTHROPOLOGY Hampstead Theatre, NW3 - Libby Purves

18th September 2023

Cap Theatres dance into 2024 - Thom Dibdin
How Art Catalyzes Change—Join Us for a Livestream Event on September 20 - Shane Morgan
TV Review: In the Dark - Ian Foster
Boys from the Blackstuff – Liverpool Royal Court - Maryam Philpott
The Crafty Art Of Ayckbourn: 3 – Truth Will Out (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
Theatre Openings: from w/c September 18 2023 - Mark Shenton
Randy Roberts, Crazy Coqs - Laura Kressly

17th September 2023

Review Round Up: That Face, Orange Tree Theatre - Emma Clarendon
First Look at…Sister Act, UK & Ireland Tour - Emma Clarendon
Inside the Rehearsals of….Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends, Gielgud Theatre - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Underbelly Boulevard Announces Inaugural Headline Act - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Casting Announced For Matthew Bourne’s Edward Scissorhands - Emma Clarendon
The Crafty Art Of Ayckbourn: 2 – Constant Companions (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
Review Round Up: Gabrielle Chanel.Fashion Manifesto, Victoria and Albert Museum - Emma Clarendon
Edinburgh Fringe digital review: Rewind the Fringe - Louise Penn
That Face - Aleks Sierz
Digital review: September (The Space) - Louise Penn

16th September 2023

Review: A Mirror, Almeida Theatre - Ian Foster
PREVIEW: She Stoops to Conquer, Orange Tree Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Love London Love Culture’s BFI London Film Festival Picks: 2023 - Emma Clarendon
TV Review: The Secret - Ian Foster
REVIEW: The Old Man & The Pool, Wyndham’s Theatre - Emma Clarendon
The Crafty Art Of Ayckbourn: 1 – The Crafty Art Of Playmaking - John Chapman
PRIDE audio experience at Kingston Lacy. - Elaine Chapman

15th September 2023

Edinburgh Fringe digital review: Verity/Dexter - Louise Penn
Review: Private Lives, Ambassadors Theatre - Ian Foster
News: Full cast joining Brian Cox in the World Premiere of The Score at Bath Theatre Royal - Ian Foster
ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15: The Week in Review(s) - Mark Shenton

14th September 2023

TV Review: Wire in the Blood (Series 5) - Ian Foster
Football play closes Trav 60 - Thom Dibdin
Hot Off the Press: New WordPress.com Themes for September 2023 - Shane Morgan
NEWS: On Sale Date Announced for Tickets For Plaza Suite - Emma Clarendon
Review: Jesus Christ Superstar at The Palace Theatre - Kristy Stott
News: Clare Burt replaces Haydn Gwynne in Sondheim’s Old Friends - Ian Foster
News: A Voyage Round My Father – Rupert Everett and full casting announced for the UK tour - Ian Foster
What makes “Casino” the ultimate gambling-themed movie of all time? - Ian Foster
People Huv Tae Know - Thom Dibdin
THE INVINCIBLES Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch - Libby Purves
NEWS: Babies – A New(Born) British Musical to Have Three Staged Concert Performances - Emma Clarendon
Review: Infamous (Jermyn Street Theatre) - Louise Penn

13th September 2023

Review: Infamous, Jermyn Street Theatre - a light introduction to a richly interesting woman - Rev Stan
3d Theatricals’ Cinderella Call Out - Thom Dibdin
News: Full cast announced for Richard Bean’s To Have and To Hold - Ian Foster
TV Review: Afterlife (Series 2) - Ian Foster
News: Cast revealed for Orange Tree’s Meetings - Ian Foster
Why Should You Hire an After Dinner Speaker? - Ian Foster
£10 On-the-day tix for Cap Theatres - Thom Dibdin
Infamous (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
NEWS: Clare Burt Joins Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Stage Adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada Heading to the UK in 2024 - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Wise Children Celebrate Fifth Anniversary With Opening of Their New Home - Emma Clarendon
INFAMOUS Jermyn St theatre SW1 - Libby Purves
The King and I - Thom Dibdin

12th September 2023

CHITA – A Memoir – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – if you love musical theatre, this has to be on your bookshelf - Alun Hood
Next James Play announced - Thom Dibdin
News: MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL announces new cast for its third year in London - Ian Foster
Broadway’s Crown Jewels: The Most Successful Musicals - Ian Foster
From Belfast Girls to Buffalo Girls - Michael Davis
Birthright, Finborough Theatre – Review - Michael Davis
News: new queens announced for SIX - Ian Foster
TV Review: The Level - Ian Foster
Verity/Dexter (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
NEWS: Full Casting Announced For Hive North’s Jock Night at Seven Dials Playhouse - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: 10th Cast Announced For Witness For the Prosecution - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Hocus Pocus To Return to Cinemas to Celebrate 30th Anniversary - Emma Clarendon
Peaky Blinders returns - Thom Dibdin
Interview With….Jenna Russell - Emma Clarendon
Inviting Celebrities to Your Music Show: A Step-by-Step Guide - Ian Foster

11th September 2023

Review: Pygmalion, Old Vic Theatre - Performances designed to extract laughs rather than meaning - Rev Stan
Plugins, Theme Switching, and More: September Webinars to Elevate Your Skills - Shane Morgan
Love London Love Culture’s Favourite Disney Films: 2023 - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Upcoming UK & Ireland Tour for Wicked - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Rubens & Women, Dulwich Picture Gallery - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Casting Announced for World Premiere of Matt Parvin’s Gentlemen - Emma Clarendon
Pygmalion – Old Vic - Maryam Philpott
Review Round Up: A Haunting in Venice - Emma Clarendon
Listings Mon 11 – Sun 17 Sept 2023 - Thom Dibdin
Film review: Cats of Malta - Louise Penn
REVIEW: In Other Words (Arcola Theatre) - The Family Stage

10th September 2023

The Spark Project + The Infinity Quest, Etcetera Theatre – Review - Michael Davis
Digital review: The Pigeon and the Mouse (The Space) - Louise Penn
PREVIEW: Nutcracker, The Tuff Nutt Jazz Club, Southbank Centre - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Foe - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Daisy Heath Steps Down as Executive Director of Kiln Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Interview With…Obioma Ugoala - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Kate, Soho Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Fanboy- Tobacco Factory Theatres ☆☆☆☆ - Kris Hallett
GOD OF CARNAGE Lyric, Hammersmith - Libby Purves
Living Radio (Kraine Theater, online) - Louise Penn
Watch This: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum review [Melbourne 2023] - Simon Parris

9th September 2023

Melbourne Opera: Maria Stuarda [2023] review - Simon Parris
NEWS: New Casting Announced for London Production of Moulin Rouge! - Emma Clarendon
Priscilla Queen of the Disaster. - Elaine Chapman
Birthright (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
REVIEW: Kinder, Smoking Apples (Little Angel Studios) - The Family Stage
Review: Destiny (Pentabus Theatre, online) - Louise Penn
Dance Umbrella 2023 – interview with Freddie Opoku-Addaie - Louise Penn

8th September 2023

NEWS: New Images Released for Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: God of Carnage, Lyric Hammersmith - Emma Clarendon
News: Production images released for The Woman in Black UK tour - Kirsty Herrington
Review: Nick Mohammed Presents The Very Best and Worst of Mr Swallow, Duke of York’s Theatre - Kirsty Herrington
Review: Nick Mohammed presents The Very Best & Worst of Mr. Swallow, Duke Of York’s Theatre - Ian Foster
Brunton RAAC Update - Thom Dibdin
Feature | “This show is a process, rather than an outcome” Led by the Wind by Kiki Ye - Laura Kressly
ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 8: The Week in Review(s) - Mark Shenton

7th September 2023

GOD OF CARNAGE – ⭐️ – a rare misfire from a powerhouse venue - Alun Hood
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Treason the Musical - Emma Clarendon
Welcome to Our Brand New Learning Hub - Shane Morgan
Locally Wicked - Thom Dibdin
FAREWELL MISTER HAFFMANN – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – smash hit French drama gets a cracking UK premiere - Alun Hood
Last Panto in Little Grimley by David Tristram. - Elaine Chapman
A Jolly Sinister Jape by Elliot Strange. - Elaine Chapman
NEWS: The Rolling Stones Reveal New Single ‘Angry’ & Announce New Album - Emma Clarendon
Destiny (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
NEVER HAVE I EVER. Minerva, Chichester - Libby Purves

6th September 2023

Review: God of Carnage, Lyric Hammersmith - Ian Foster
With a little help from Viv’s friends - Vicky Anderson
TV Review: Afterlife (Series 1) - Ian Foster
REVIEW: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny - Emma Clarendon
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense. - Elaine Chapman
Book review: A Cat May Look At A King - Louise Penn
REVIEW: Zoe’s Peculiar Journey Through Time, Theatre-Rites (Southbank Centre) - The Family Stage
Bitter Lemons- Bristol Old Vic Weston Studio ☆☆☆ - Kris Hallett

5th September 2023

Listings Mon 4 – Sun 10 Sept 2023 - Thom Dibdin
NEWS: Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for New Musical Trompe L’Oeil - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Full Casting Confirmed for Othello at the Riverside Studios - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Cake The Marie Antoinette Playlist - Emma Clarendon
It’s Never Been Easier to Move to WordPress.com - Shane Morgan
Oh My Heart Oh My Home, Edinburgh Festival Fringe - Laura Kressly
News: Full cast announced for the National Theatre’s musical version of Roald Dahl’s The Witches - Ian Foster

4th September 2023

NEWS: Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story to Embark on UK Tour - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Frank & Percy, The Other Palace - Emma Clarendon
Inside the Rehearsals of… Sunset Boulevard, Savoy Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Festival For The Brave – Ukraine Fringe roundup - John Chapman
Edinburgh Fringe digital review: Life Learnings of a Nonsensical Human - Louise Penn
Review: The Odyssey – The Underworld, National Theatre - Ian Foster
Vanya – Richmond Theatre - Maryam Philpott
News: Witness for the Prosecution announces its 10th cast - Ian Foster
Rita McGrinder Is Still Here, Omnibus Theatre – Review - Michael Davis
Walking On Spectrum/A Scar Is Born (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
ShentonSTAGE Daily for MONDAY SEPTEMBER 4 - Mark Shenton

3rd September 2023

Review Round Up: Maestro - Emma Clarendon
TV Review: The Woman in the Wall (Episodes 1+2) - Ian Foster
REVIEW: Greatest Days - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: As You Like it, Shakespeare’s Globe (2023) - Emma Clarendon
Review: Once Up On A Cube (Totally Thames at Syon House) - Louise Penn
Read To Me/Punched (Theatre Review) - John Chapman

2nd September 2023

Bravo Bellini: In Concert with Jessica Pratt [review] - Simon Parris
Films to Look Out For During the Rest of 2023… - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: A Christmas to Remember by Anton Du Beke - Emma Clarendon
Ukraine Fringe digital review: Marry, Marry, Quite Contrary / This is the One - Louise Penn
The Week In Theatre: Orpheus and Eurydice- Bristol Old Vic ☆☆☆☆☆ - Kris Hallett
Four Worst Things I’ve Ever Done/The Booth (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
Ukraine Fringe digital review: How I Met My Mother / Easy To Break Something - Louise Penn

1st September 2023

On the radar for September - Louise Penn
Review: Farewell Mister Haffman, Theatre Royal Bath - Ian Foster
News: Casting announced for RSC’s Cowbois - Ian Foster
Æ at the 2023 Summer Festivals - Thom Dibdin
Review: As You Like It, Shakespeare’s Globe - Ian Foster
Pressure Level Pulse Rate/Easy To Break Something (Theatre Review) - John Chapman
ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1: The Week in Review(s) - Mark Shenton
A Mirror - Aleks Sierz