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22nd January 2020

‘Oily Cart still put access at the heart of their work’: ALL WRAPPED UP – Touring - Laura Kressly
‘Tea & manners link throughout’: THE GIFT – Belgrade Theatre & touring ★★★★ - Guest Bloggers
‘Given a new lease of life’: TEN TIMES TABLE – Touring - John Chapman
Meet the cast: Who’s who in the world premiere of Tom Stocks’ Netflix & Chill? - Featured Content
‘Oakley was absolutely stunning’: WAITRESS – West End - The Family Stage
VAULT Festival: Former stripper Diane Herbert makes playwriting debut with Angels, based on her experiences - Featured Content
‘Power to move & inspire’: THE CANARY & THE CROW – Arcola Theatre - Stephanie Ressort
FIRST LOOK: Eclipse Theatre premiere The Gift juxtaposes Victorian & modern Britain - Featured Content
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Les Misérables at Sondheim Theatre - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Hassan Abdulrazzak returns to Soho with The Special Relationship, a new play about transatlantic deportees - Featured Content

21st January 2020

Review: You Stupid Darkness!, Southwark Playhouse - Ian Foster
News: Rehearsal images released for Time and Tide - Kirsty Herrington
NEWS: UK’s longest-running alternative theatre company brings People Show 137 to Southwark - Featured Content
NEWS: Annawon’s Song explores the often unseen casualties of conflict at VAULT Festival - Featured Content
Text of the Day: The Tyler Sisters - Aleks Sierz
The Canary and the Crow at the Arcola Theatre - Stephanie Ressort
REHEARSAL PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of the page-to-stage premiere of Crongton Knights - Terri Paddock
Review Round Up: Les Miserables, Sondheim Theatre - Emma Clarendon
JANE AUSTEN’S HOUSE ANNOUNCES LAURA WADE AND SAMUEL WEST AS AMBASSADORS FOR 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
Gwen Taylor interview – Darlington Hippodrome - Fairy Powered Productions
INTERVIEW: Sian Reeves – Coronation Street – By The Waters Of Liverpool - Fairy Powered Productions
‘Continues to relate in the 21st century’: STREET SCENE – Touring ★★★★ - Fairy Powered Productions
Bard or blockbuster? - Aleks Sierz
Ten Times Table Review - Fairy Powered Productions
BEHIND THE SCENES: What’s happening in rehearsals for On McQuillan’s Hill? - Featured Content
‘All a bit too minimalist’: BECKETT TRIPLE BILL – Jermyn Street Theatre - John Chapman
Interview with Katie Arnstein - Kirsty Herrington
NEWS: Janie Dee will star in the London premiere of Christopher Durang’s Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike - Press Releases
Table talks - John Chapman
News: VR and film festival comes to Mitcham - Kirsty Herrington
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Luzia at the Royal Albert Hall - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Cara Vita: A Clown Concerto receives European premiere at VAULT Festival - Featured Content
Birmingham Hippodrome Puts Young People Centre Stage - Fairy Powered Productions
NEW VOICES THEATRE ANNOUNCES CIRQUE VIOLA FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY AT JACKSONS LANE - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Michael Longhurst announces his second season at the Donmar Warehouse - Press Releases
Peter Bull named as new Artistic Associate of the King’s Head Theatre, bringing Naked Boys Singing back in March 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
My Cousin Rachel Review - Fairy Powered Productions
EVERYWOMAN ANNOUNCED AS PART OF THE BUNKER’S CLOSING TAKEOVER SEASON - Fairy Powered Productions
TANGRAM THEATRE AND PLEASANCE REVEAL SAM CRANE TO STAR IN THE RAGE OF NARCISSUS - Fairy Powered Productions
REVIEW: Ten Times Table, Richmond Theatre - Emma Clarendon
‘Achingly beautiful’: ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS – Bristol - Emily Garside
Review: The Crown: Official Companion Volume 2, Robert Lacey - Kirsty Herrington

20th January 2020

News: Lucie Jones Live at the Adelphi to be recorded and released as a live album - Kirsty Herrington
News: The Glenn Miller & Big Band Spectacular to embark on UK tour - Kirsty Herrington
The Violence Series Review - Fairy Powered Productions
PHOTOS: Kinky Boots stars reunite for cast screening ahead of the musical’s cinema release - Featured Content
News: National Theatre Collection available free for state schools across the UK - Kirsty Herrington
News: Production images released for new adaptation of Uncle Vanya - Kirsty Herrington
News: Rehearsal photos released for Bridewell Theatre’s For the Sake of Argument - Kirsty Herrington
News: Production images released for God of Carnage 2020 UK Tour - Kirsty Herrington
Artsadmin launch Artists' Bursary Scheme 2020 - Shanine Salmon
News: Final Bunker Theatre season hands space to artists and community - Kirsty Herrington
’A show for lovers of great music’: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL – Touring ★★★★ - Jonathan Baz
Interview: The Vault Festival's head of lates, Laura Drake Chambers on finding the unique and edgy late shows - Rev Stan
News: Royal and Derngate announces cast and creative team for Alone in Berlin - Kirsty Herrington
News: Jess Phillips, Edward Enniful and Toni Morrison event complete line up for WOW Festival 2020 - Kirsty Herrington
NEWS: Mischief Theatre’s Magic Goes Wrong extends its West End run to August 2020 - Featured Content
FIRST-LOOK: Arresting production photos & trailer for new 1950s-set police drama COPS - Featured Content
News: New Simba announced for Disney’s The Lion King UK & Ireland tour - Kirsty Herrington
‘Some genuinely disturbing moments’: FIX – Pleasance Theatre - Laura Kressly
Watch COPS’s post-show Q&A: How does a new play feel like a finely minted period revival? - Terri Paddock
‘Asks some refreshing questions’: TWELFTH NIGHT – Brockley Jack Studio Theatre - Liz Dyer
“Chicken Burger and Chips” by Corey Bovell, directed by Kwame Asiedu, at Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, 10 to 14 March 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
UK Poet Laureate Simon Armitage at York Theatre Royal - Fairy Powered Productions
Only one week until VAULT Festival 2020 opens and there’s plenty to fill your calendars - Fairy Powered Productions
Uncle Vanya – Harold Pinter Theatre - Maryam Philpott
In A Former Cotton Exchange, The Present Collides with The Past in an Award-Winning Play That Confronts an Ugly History Head On - Fairy Powered Productions
Solihull Youngster Cast In international Opera Production - Fairy Powered Productions
‘Moves with a fast pace & sensitivity’: FOUR PLAY – Above The Stag Theatre ★★★★ - Luca Molinari
About the Importance of Being Earnest - Aleks Sierz
REVIEW: Waitress (Adelphi Theatre) - The Family Stage
Applications now open for Bristol Open Stage 2020! - Fairy Powered Productions
National Theatre Collection available free for state schools across the UK in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing - Fairy Powered Productions
New shows on sale at the Alhambra 2020 including My Best Friend’s Wedding starring Alexandra Burke - Fairy Powered Productions
BRAND NEW PRODUCTION COMPANY represent. ANNOUNCES THEIR INAUGURAL SEASON - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Menier Chocolate Factory announces its spring season for 2020 - Press Releases
Best of the Blogs: Les Misérables, Rags, Lullabies for the Lost & more - Lisa Martland
All Wrapped Up, Stratford Circus - Laura Kressly
Five Questions With: Romantic Anonymous’ Marc Antolin, Continue Reading, Five Questions With: Romantic Anonymous’ Marc Antolin - Lisa Martland
Six to keep rocking the West End until 2021, Continue Reading, Six to keep rocking the West End until 2021 - Lisa Martland
Birthday singalong planned by Thriller Live, Continue Reading, Birthday singalong planned by Thriller Live - Lisa Martland
Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley head back to West End’s 9 To 5 The Musical, Continue Reading, Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley head back to West End’s 9 To 5 The Musical, Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley head back to West End’s 9 To 5 The Musical - Lisa Martland

19th January 2020

Musical Theatre Review | Jason Manford to host the Olivier Awards for a third year - Lisa Martland
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical - Review - Jonathan Baz
Production photos for Uncle Vanya starring Toby Jones and Richard Armitage (Harold Pinter Theatre) - Rev Stan
JEW...ish - Review - Jonathan Baz
Julius Caesar, Lion and Unicorn Theatre - Shanine Salmon
REVIEW: Operation Mincemeat, SpitLip (Southwark Playhouse) - The Family Stage
PREVIEW: Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature, Natural History Museum - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Luzia, Cirque Du Soleil, Royal Albert Hall - Emma Clarendon
Romantics Anonymous- Bristol Old Vic - Emily Garside
‘Asks some refreshing questions’: TWELFTH NIGHT – Brockley Jack Studio Theatre - Liz Dyer
‘Fascinating drama’: THE STORY / HELA – Touring - Ian Foster
Sometimes more IS more - John Chapman
Review Round Up: My Name is Lucy Barton, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre - Emma Clarendon
‘Hilarious play which brings the rom-com up to date’: JEW…ish – King’s Head Theatre ★★★★★ - Luca Molinari
Fix, Pleasance Theatre - Laura Kressly
Keep blowing, banging and bowing - Susan Elkin

18th January 2020

NEWS: Production Images Relased for Uncle Vanya - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Rags the Musical at Park Theatre - Emma Clarendon
COPS, Southwark Playhouse - Shanine Salmon
Interview With…Katie Arnstein - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Hexborn’s School of Sorcery, The Vaults - Emma Clarendon
Interview With….Millie Thorne - Emma Clarendon
‘A comic gem’: JEW…ish – King’s Head Theatre - Stephanie Ressort
NEWS: The Turbine Theatre Announces Details of MTFest 2020 - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Colab Announces Crooks 1926 - Emma Clarendon
‘There is little point in denying its political punch’: LES MISÉRABLES – Sondheim Theatre - Aleks Sierz
REVIEW: Moonlight Over Mayfair by Anton Du Beke - Emma Clarendon
Review: Hamlet: Rotten States at The Hope Theatre - Liz Dyer
The Tyler Sisters - Aleks Sierz
Four Play Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Cinderella : The Magical Pantomime Review - Fairy Powered Productions

17th January 2020

Review: Twelfth Night at Brockley Jack Studio Theatre - Liz Dyer
JEW…ish presented by Unleash the Llama - Amy Toledano
Dial M For Murder Review - Fairy Powered Productions
‘It is a star making performance from Daisy Wood-Davis’: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL – Touring - Shanine Salmon
Beautiful The Carole King Musical, Churchill Theatre - Shanine Salmon
NEWS: Six extends booking as first West End birthday celebrations begin - Press Releases
Review: The Story / Hela, Theatre503 - Ian Foster
‘An effortless performance by the cast’: GOD OF CARNAGE – Touring ★★★★★ - Fairy Powered Productions
News: Six extends West End booking period to January 2021 - Kirsty Herrington
Applications now open for The Alexandra’s 17th Stage Experience - Fairy Powered Productions
‘Gut-wrenchingly funny’: PETER PAN GOES WRONG – Touring ★★★★★ - Olivia Mitchell
Jason Manford to return as host for Olivier Awards 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
New photography exhibition by Vanley Burke launches at Birmingham Hippodrome - Fairy Powered Productions
Hexborn’s School of Sorcery - Fairy Powered Productions
Production images released for new adaptation of Uncle Vanya - Fairy Powered Productions
Celebrating 2 years starring in the West End David Julien will headline ‘Thriller Live’ in his home city at the Palace Theatre - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Jason Manford will host the Olivier Awards for a third time - Press Releases
FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR BIBLE JOHN AT VAULT FESTIVAL - Fairy Powered Productions
‘Bold & striking’: THE PROCESS – Bunker Theatre - Ian Foster
Richard III - Tom Bolton
Feeling Lonely At Parties presented by Pursued by a Dragon - Amy Toledano
‘A fine example of Off-West End musical theatre’: RAGS – Park Theatre ★★★★ - Jonathan Baz
A Bright Future – We chat with Richmond Women’s Sadia Kabeya - Matt Merritt
The Wild Flesh by Wildly Theatre. - Elaine Chapman

16th January 2020

Interview With… Ellen McDougall - Emma Clarendon
Review: The Co-op, White Bear Theatre, Kennington - fun, if sometimes clunky comedy - Rev Stan
The Girl With Glitter In Her Eye presented by OPIA Collective. - Amy Toledano
NEWS: Cast Announced for UK tour of The Kite Runner - Emma Clarendon
Quick Q&A: If This Is Normal - Liz Dyer
Iconic Ballet Swan Lake Glides Into Chester This January - Fairy Powered Productions
Review Round Up: Rags the Musical, Park Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Rags - Review - Jonathan Baz
‘Energetic & engaging’: ONCE – Touring - Laura Kressly
Rags the Musical Review - Fairy Powered Productions
FK Alexander’s I Could Go on Singing comes to Southbank Centre - Fairy Powered Productions
The Process, The Bunker - Laura Kressly
Royal and Derngate announce cast and creative team for Alone in Berlin - Fairy Powered Productions
Darlington Hippodrome Vampires Rock - Fairy Powered Productions
Britt Ekland returns to York in The Cat And The Canary this Spring. - Fairy Powered Productions
JEW…ish at King’s Head Theatre - Stephanie Ressort
Luzia - Review - Jonathan Baz
‘Will leave audiences laughing for days’: PETER PAN GOES WRONG – Touring ★★★★★ - Fairy Powered Productions
FIRST LOOK: Discover what The Journey of a Warlike Mind looks like with production images from the VAULT Festival show - Featured Content
‘Playful & intermittently powerful’: TOM BROWN’S SCHOOL DAYS – Union Theatre - Ian Foster
FEATURED SHOW: Have you seen the ★★★★★ reviews for The Delights of Dogs and The Problems of People and Lullabies for the Lost? - Featured Content
Spotlight on She Is A Place Called Home's Esohe Uwadiae - Shanine Salmon
Henry VI - Tom Bolton
‘There’s an authenticity in Blessed’s writing that can’t be faked’: Lullabies for the Lost – Old Red Lion Theatre ★★★★★ - Michael Davis
FEATURED SHOW: What have audiences said about Could it be Magic? - Featured Content
‘The Incident Room’ has London premiere. Story based on the infamous five-year police hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper | New Diorama Theatre - Fairy Powered Productions
Can you outplay the criminal underworld? CROOKS 1926 comes to Elephant and Castle - Fairy Powered Productions
THE TURBINE THEATRE ANNOUNCES MUSICAL LINE-UP FOR PAUL TAYLOR-MILLS¹ FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICAL THEATRE WRITING MTFESTUK – RUNNING FROM 3 ­ 15 FEBRUARY 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
New Simba announced for Disney’s The Lion King UK & Ireland tour - Fairy Powered Productions
‘It’s a life-affirming show’: RAGS – Park Theatre ★★★★ - Olivia Mitchell
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Review: The Process, Bunker Theatre - Ian Foster
Greenwich Theatre debut for Polly (The Heartbreak Opera), Continue Reading, Greenwich Theatre debut for Polly (The Heartbreak Opera) - Lisa Martland
Rags: The Musical – Park Theatre, Continue Reading, Rags: The Musical – Park Theatre, Rags: The Musical – Park Theatre - Lisa Martland
Off the Top with Jason Kravitz – Live at Zédel, Continue Reading, Off the Top with Jason Kravitz – Live at Zédel - Lisa Martland
Wedding Singer Kevin Clifton finds his leading lady in Rhiannon Chesterman, Continue Reading, Wedding Singer Kevin Clifton finds his leading lady in Rhiannon Chesterman - Lisa Martland
Rags, Park Theatre | Review - Olivia Mitchell

15th January 2020

Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical at The Mayflower Southampton. - Elaine Chapman
Interview With Gareth Snook - Emma Clarendon
THE REALISTIC JONESES at the Ustinov Studio - Fairy Powered Productions
Celeb Chef Glynn Purnell Transforms into Panto Dame - Fairy Powered Productions
Review: Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens - Kirsty Herrington
News: West End stars to return for UK tour of The Kite Runner - Kirsty Herrington
News: Images released for Falling in Love Again - Kirsty Herrington
News: Eastenders star Louise Jameson to direct UK tour of Revenge - Kirsty Herrington
News: Papergang Theatre presents Invisible Harmony 无形的和谐 and Freedom Hi 自由閪 - Kirsty Herrington
Blog 49 - Philip Dehany
‘A brave effort to modernise the eponymous Greek tragedy’: ANTIGONE – New Diorama Theatre - Shanine Salmon
Birmingham Royal Ballet presents A Valentine’s Celebration of Music and Dance on 14-15 February - Fairy Powered Productions
Historic cinema takes to the road with major redevelopment set to begin - Fairy Powered Productions
Coming Clean Review - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Camden Fringe hit Red Peter returns to the London stage at Vault Festival - Featured Content
Assembly expands ART award - Thom Dibdin
Peter Pan Goes Wrong Review - Fairy Powered Productions
‘A triumph of storytelling’: SHACKLETON & HIS STOWAWAY – Park Theatre ★★★★ - Fairy Powered Productions
The Long Letter presented by The Footnotes Theatre Company - Amy Toledano
The Sun Rose presented by The Place - Amy Toledano
Off The Top presented by Crazy Coqs - Amy Toledano
NEWS: Giving Up Marty explores reality of adoption reunion at VAULT Festival - Featured Content
Love London Love Culture presents her shows of the week - Emma Clarendon
EASTENDERS STAR LOUISE JAMESON DIRECTS UK TOUR OF ROBIN HAWDON’S PLAY ‘REVENGE’ - Fairy Powered Productions
REVIEW: Pretty Woman the Musical, Original Broadway Cast Recording - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: London in the Sky Returns for 2020 - Emma Clarendon
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Cast Announced For Innovative New Touring Play The Last Quiz Night On Earth - Fairy Powered Productions
First Look at…Falling in Love Again - Emma Clarendon
‘A slender but quite powerful piece’: THE GIRL WITH GLITTER IN HER EYE – Bunker Theatre - Aleks Sierz
The Delights of Dogs and the Problems of People and Lullabies For The Lost by Rosalind Blessed - Amy Toledano
NEWS: Belgrade Theatre premieres beatbox stage adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s award-winning Crongton Knights - Featured Content
Review: Off The Top with Jason Kravits and Special Guests, Crazy Coqs - Kirsty Herrington
Shackleton and His Stowaway presented by Stolen Elephant Theatre - Amy Toledano
Antigone presented by Holy What - Amy Toledano
Lullabies For The Lost, Old Red Lion Theatre – Review - Michael Davis

14th January 2020

Peter Pan Goes Wrong (UK Tour), New Victoria Theatre | Review - Olivia Mitchell
News: VAULT Festival partnerships highlight importance of diversity as VAULT500 now on-sale - Kirsty Herrington
News: Open auditions announced for Bring It On the Musical - Kirsty Herrington
News: Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley return to 9 to 5 the Musical - Kirsty Herrington
News: Tryst returns to Chiswick Playhouse - Kirsty Herrington
News: Curve (Leicester) announces new productions for 2020 - Kirsty Herrington
News: Touching The Void West End and Samaritans to host panel on mental health wellbeing - Kirsty Herrington
News: Production images released for London transfer of RAGS - Kirsty Herrington
News: Su Pollard to star in UK tour of Harpy - Kirsty Herrington
News: Frantic Assembly release rehearsal images for I Think We Are Alone - Kirsty Herrington
News: Line-up announced for BEAM2020 - Kirsty Herrington
Review Round Up: La Boheme, Royal Opera House - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Message in a Bottle, Peacock Theatre - Emma Clarendon
DarlingtonOS – Full cast released for Strictly Musicals 3 - Fairy Powered Productions
Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical Review - Fairy Powered Productions
The Girl with Glitter in Her Eye at the Bunker - Stephanie Ressort
WALTER & LENNY at the Ustinov Studio - Fairy Powered Productions
The Sound of Music - Fairy Powered Productions
FIRST LOOK: Step into the world of Mary Prince with production images for award-winning VAULT Festival show, Sold - Featured Content
The Marlowe Society’s Othello - Fairy Powered Productions
Curve Season Preview - Not Exactly Billington
TRANSPORTER at the egg theatre - Fairy Powered Productions
Open Auditions Announced for BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL - Fairy Powered Productions
VAULT Festival: Audiences to unleash their dark side with urban game Jekyll / Hyde - Featured Content
New trailer released for 3D cinematic experience about legendary dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham - Fairy Powered Productions
Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley Return to 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL in the West End - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Very Rascals brings tale of grief It’s Beautiful, Over There to London - Featured Content
Oi Frog & Friends! Aylesbury Waterside Theatre 13 – 15 Feb - Fairy Powered Productions
REHEARSAL PHOTOS: Behind the scenes for ‘missing’ Black British history play The Gift - Featured Content

13th January 2020

Hidden Door open call - Thom Dibdin
Interview With…Joanna Vymeris - Emma Clarendon
Shackleton and his Stowaway Review - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: OffWestEnd announces the finalists for the Offies Awards 2020 - Press Releases
‘The music is the heart & soul of this show’: ONCE – Touring ★★★★ - Debbie Gilpin
‘Where’s the East End gone?’ Mark Heywood on how London Marathon inspired new play Rhubarb Ghetto & why VAULT Festival is its ideal home - Featured Content
Touching The Void West End and Samaritans to host panel on mental health wellbeing - Fairy Powered Productions
PRESS STATEMENT – Stephanie J.Block at Cadogan Hall - Fairy Powered Productions
‘Atmospheric & imaginatively presented’: SHACKLETON & HIS STOWAWAY – Park Theatre ★★★ - Emma Clarendon
Frantic Assembly release rehearsal images for I Think We Are Alone - Fairy Powered Productions
THE INAUGURAL LONDON CLIMATE CHANGE FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE AT CHARING CROSS THEATRE IN 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
Helen Forrester’s By The Waters Of Liverpool Gears Up For Spring 2020 Tour With North West Dates - Fairy Powered Productions
THE DAME at the Ustinov Studio - Fairy Powered Productions
News: Thriller Live to celebrate 11th birthday with singalong - Kirsty Herrington
Big MAMA is Back - Thom Dibdin
National treasure Su Pollard in a new light | Harpy, UK Tour – March – May 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
REVIEW: Turtles Don’t Like Plastic, Todos Teatro (Tristan Bates Theatre) - The Family Stage
‘The simplicity of Rackza’s writing is masterful’: ANTIGONE – New Diorama Theatre - Tom Bolton
GALLERY: Meet the quartet of conjurers competing in Could it be Magic? - Featured Content
New seasons announced at Salisbury Playhouse and Salisbury Arts Centre - Fairy Powered Productions
BEHIND THE SCENES: Take a look into the rehearsal room for timely new drama For the Sake of Argument - Featured Content
‘How can we talk about living together when something as basic as parenting is challenged?’ Writer Janice Okoh & director Dawn Walton on The Gift - Featured Content
Film Review: 1917 and the Theatre of War - Maryam Philpott
‘Emotionally vivid’: Lullabies for the Lost – Old Red Lion Theatre - Rev Stan
#MindTheMusicals 2020: round-up - Debbie Gilpin
Love London Love Culture’s Shows of the Week: Monday 13th January - Emma Clarendon
‘The right kind of funny in a stone-faced world’: SCROUNGER – Finborough Theatre - Shanine Salmon
Antigone, New Diorama - Laura Kressly
Scrounger, Finborough Theatre – Review - Michael Davis

12th January 2020

Review: Lexicon, Roundhouse - Kirsty Herrington
Broadway Shows to Look Out For… - Emma Clarendon
‘At the cutting edge of the zeitgeist’: SIX THE MUSICAL – Touring - Ian Foster
NEWS: New West End Cast Announced for Come From Away - Emma Clarendon
‘A valuable reminder of how far things have progressed’: COMING CLEAN – Trafalgar Studios - John Chapman
Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th January - Emma Clarendon
‘A tough but fascinating watch’: Lullabies for the Lost & The Delights of Dogs – Old Red Lion Theatre - Liz Dyer
Review: Tom Brown’s School Days, Union Theatre - Ian Foster
About Lullabies for the Lost - Aleks Sierz
When theatre evokes memories - Susan Elkin

11th January 2020

REVIEW: Matilda (Cambridge Theatre) - The Family Stage
Review: Lullabies for the Lost and The Delights of Dogs at Old Red Lion Theatre - Liz Dyer
The Railway Children - Elaine Chapman
A classic given new life’: TOM BROWN’S SCHOOL DAYS – Union Theatre ★★★★ - Fairy Powered Productions
REVIEW: Shackleton and His Stowaway, Park Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Review: Lullabies For The Lost, Old Red Lion - emotionally vivid and powerful but a problem ending - Rev Stan
The King and I Review - Fairy Powered Productions
‘Toys interestingly with ideas of representation’: ANTIGONE – New Diorama Theatre - Ian Foster
Antigone at the New Diorama - Stephanie Ressort
Scrounger, Finborough Theatre - Shanine Salmon
Antigone - Tom Bolton
Reviving a revival - John Chapman
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Kneehigh’s Ubu! A Singalong Satire- Marble Factory ☆☆☆☆ - Kris Hallett
Ghost Stories Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Review: Antigone, New Diorama - Ian Foster

10th January 2020

Review: Six the Musical, Lowry - Ian Foster
Antigone, New Diorama Theatre - Shanine Salmon
‘A complete delight of a musical’: ONCE – Touring ★★★★★ - Olivia Mitchell
Blog 48 - Philip Dehany
The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2019 winners - Ian Foster
Tom Brown’s School Days Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Once, Fairfield Halls - Laura Kressly
Grand Opera House & City of York Council offer £5 theatre tickets to all aged 26 and under - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Janice Okoh’s The Gift, inspired by Queen Victoria’s adoption of an African girl, premieres this month - Featured Content
Once - Debbie Gilpin
REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Tyler Sisters at Hampstead Theatre - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Come From Away new West End cast announced - Press Releases
NEWS: Lambert Jackson Productions Announce Cast for The Throwaways - Emma Clarendon
Review Round Up: Magic Goes Wrong, Vaudeville Theatre - Emma Clarendon
News: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella to premiere in London - Kirsty Herrington
Mischief Theatre Return To Storyhouse With New Show Peter Pan Goes Wrong - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Andy Nyman & Jenna Russell join the West End cast of Hello Dolly! - Press Releases
NEWS: Andy Nyman and Jenna Russell Join Cast of Hello Dolly! - Emma Clarendon
Once (UK Tour), Fairfield Halls | Review - Olivia Mitchell
TANGRAM THEATRE AND PLEASANCE ANNOUNCE DOUBLE BILL DIRECTED BY DANIEL GOLDMAN - Fairy Powered Productions
Casting announced for the world premiere of Chloë Moss’ Run Sister Run, a co-production from Paines Plough, Sheffield Theatres and Soho Theatre - Fairy Powered Productions
News: Andy Nyman and Jenna Russell join Imelda Staunton in Hello Dolly! - Kirsty Herrington
COME FROM AWAY West End new cast announced - Fairy Powered Productions
News: Come From Away announces new West End cast - Kirsty Herrington
NEWS: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella to Have World Premiere - Emma Clarendon
Once presented by Adam Spiegel and Robert Bartner - Amy Toledano
Review Round Up: The Tyler Sisters, Hampstead Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Interview With… Daniel Healy and Emma Lucia - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Cast Announced for World Premiere of The High Table - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Ian Hughes is latest Thenardier in the West End production of Les Misérables as Matt Lucas suffers back injury - Press Releases
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Lipstick at the Southwark Playhouse - Emma Clarendon
REVIEW: Blood & Sugar by Laura Shepherd-Robinson - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella will open at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in September 2020 - Press Releases
WITHIN THIS DUST at the Ustinov Studio - Fairy Powered Productions
Shakespeare’s Globe announces casting for The Taming of the Shrew and Women Beware Women. - Matt Merritt
THE JMK YOUNG DIRECTOR AWARD 2020 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN - Fairy Powered Productions
LAMBERT JACKSON PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE CAST FOR WORKSHOP OF NEW BRITISH MUSICAL THE THROWAWAYS - Fairy Powered Productions
Andy Nyman and Jenna Russell Join Imelda Staunton in the New Production of the Iconic Musical, Hello Dolly! - Fairy Powered Productions
‘Outstanding entertainment’: LEXICON – Roundhouse ★★★★ - Jonathan Baz
News: Casting announced for world premiere of Chloë Moss’ Run Sister Run - Kirsty Herrington

9th January 2020

News: Production images released for Rosalind Blessed’s plays at the Old Red Lion Theatre - Kirsty Herrington
News: Ian Hughes to replace Matt Lucas in London production of Les Misérables - Kirsty Herrington
The Gate Theatre announces casting for Trainers by Sylvan Oswald - Kirsty Herrington
News: Production images released for Coming Clean - Kirsty Herrington
News: Cast announced for Park Theatre’s La Cage aux Folles (The Play) - Kirsty Herrington
MISSED THE BOAT: Stephen Ward - Debbie Gilpin
Day 6: Missed The Boat: Billy Elliot - Debbie Gilpin
The Edit at Theatre 503 - Stephanie Ressort
WATCH: Rosalind Blessed discusses creating personal plays The Delights of Dogs and The Problems of People and Lullabies for the Lost - Featured Content
‘Writing Netflix & Chill brought up feelings I never thought about’: Tom Stocks on how family suicides influenced his new mental health comedy - Featured Content
NEWS: Gina Costigan and Johnny Vivash lead the cast of On McQuillan’s Hill’s English premiere - Featured Content
Journalist Lucinda Borrell talks to WHW about her first full length show Us Two. - Amy Toledano
Text of the Day: Cyrano de Bergerac - Aleks Sierz
The Importance of Being Earnest presented by Pan Productions - Amy Toledano
Lexicon-No Fit State Circus, Roundhouse - Shanine Salmon
Stars on stage in 2020 - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for La Cage aux Folles (The Play) at the Park Theatre - Emma Clarendon
‘My desire is to rise against the odds in a racist justice system’: Daniel Francis on his role in the premiere of COPS - Featured Content
‘Polished & precise production’: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST – Tower Theatre - Liz Dyer
The finalists of The Offies 2020 - Ian Foster
VAULT Festival: Award-winning tale of slavery Sold brings Mary Prince’s story to London - Featured Content
David Greig extends Lyceum tenure to 2025 - Thom Dibdin
‘The atmosphere was one of unalloyed fun’: LEXICON – Roundhouse ★★★★ - Rev Stan
Lexicon - Review - Jonathan Baz

8th January 2020

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest – played by immigrants at Tower Theatre - Liz Dyer
Review: NoFit State's Lexicon, Roundhouse - a few nail-biting thrills and an air of carefree fun and mischief - Rev Stan
Cyrano de Bergerac - Aleks Sierz
‘Pure entertainment’: THE NUTCRACKER – Sheffield ★★★★ - Fairy Powered Productions
Lion King adds 25 perfs - Thom Dibdin
Lucie Jones and David Hunter will host the next Waitress Cast Album Karaoke Night in partnership with Encore Tickets - Fairy Powered Productions
Review, Sex Education, Netflix - Kirsty Herrington
‘It’s an extraordinary piece of writing & imagination’: Alice Krige stars in Persona at the Riverside Studios - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Birthday Candles - Emma Clarendon
It’s Barry to be Barry - Thom Dibdin
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for The Wedding Singer - Emma Clarendon
The Nutcracker Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Stars on Stage in 2020 - Emma Clarendon
Alice Fearn & Emma Hatton to perform in The Spark of Creation, a Gala Fundraiser - Fairy Powered Productions
Epstein Theatre’s Cinderella Breaks Box Office Records - Fairy Powered Productions
Mind The Blog’s top five musical choices for 2020 - Debbie Gilpin
Coppélia – The Russian State Ballet of Siberia Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Mame Review - Fairy Powered Productions
Les Miserables Review - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Sarah Henley debuts odd couple comedy Essence at VAULT Festival - Featured Content
TV talent cast announced for hard-hitting For the Sake of Argument | Bridwell Theatre 28 Jan – 8 Feb 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
The National Theatre presents An Inspector Calls at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford - Fairy Powered Productions
‘It’s fascinating writing’: THE TYLER SISTERS – Hampstead Theatre - Maryam Philpott
NEWS: Broadway fairytale Once Upon a Mattress follows 42nd Street at Gatehouse - Featured Content
Book Review: The Pheasantry – The Untold Story, Continue Reading, Book Review: The Pheasantry – The Untold Story - Lisa Martland
WhatsOnStage Awards nominations revealed, Continue Reading, WhatsOnStage Awards nominations revealed - Lisa Martland

7th January 2020

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Pretty Woman - Emma Clarendon
VAULT Festival: New play Rhubarb Ghetto portrays inequalities on either side of a London underpass - Featured Content
NEWS: UK tour of The Birthday Party will star Michelle Collins, Tristan Gemmill & Paul Hickey - Press Releases
Day 4: Missed The Boat: Stephen Ward - Debbie Gilpin
News: Artistic Director Leadership Programme reaches its conclusion - Kirsty Herrington
Thre Three Musketeers at York - Fairy Powered Productions
Salisbury Playhouse premieres new adaptation of BLOOD WEDDING - Fairy Powered Productions
‘An ultimately, moving evening in the theatre’: Ron Elisha brings his play Falling in Love Again to the King’s Head - Emma Clarendon
A decade of theatre – the 2010s on stage - Tom Bolton
News: Sky in the Pie to play at OSO Arts Centre and London’s VAULT Festival - Kirsty Herrington
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Carole King - Fairy Powered Productions
SAJEELA KERSHI at the Ustinov Studio - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Netflix & Chill, written by Tom Stocks & directed by Luke Adamson, transfers to Drayton Arms in February - Featured Content
LONDON CLASSIC THEATRE ANNOUNCE 2020 SEASON CELEBRATING THEIR 20th ANNIVERSARY - Fairy Powered Productions
Auditions and agents, sex and cystitis: Katie Arnstein’s Sticky Door at VAULT Festival | 11 – 16 February 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
Uproarious, interactive, subversive, immersive satire walking tour/theatre production for our chronically insatiable era at VAULT Festival 2020 - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Casting is announced for Wuthering Heights at Royal Exchange Manchester - Press Releases
Mark Goucher and Everyman Theatre Cheltenham present a UK tour of The Birthday Party starring Michelle Collins, Tristan Gemmill and Paul Hickey - Fairy Powered Productions
The Time Machine – 125 years anniversary of HG Well’s sci-fi classic - Fairy Powered Productions
Extraordinary Wall of Silence - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Award-winning one-woman show The Journey of a Warlike Mind comes to VAULT Festival - Featured Content
NEWS: Full cast details announced for The Wedding Singer at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre - Press Releases
Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks for 2020 - Emma Clarendon
Interview With…Alice Krige - Emma Clarendon

6th January 2020

Musical Theatre Review | Full cast details for Pretty Woman The Musical in the West End - Lisa Martland
Day 3: “All the men and women merely players” - Debbie Gilpin
NEWS: Full casting announced for the West End production of Pretty Woman The Musical - Press Releases
Text of the Day: Snowflake - Aleks Sierz
‘Wonderfully conceived & immaculately performed’: FAME THE MUSICAL – Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre ★★★★ - Debbie Gilpin
NEWS: Lagahoo Productions Announce Casting for Splintered - Emma Clarendon
New post-show Q&A: Join Terri in Never Land at Lazarus Theatre’s new staging of Peter Pan - Terri Paddock
The Tyler Sisters – Hampstead Theatre - Maryam Philpott
PREVIEW: Bags: Inside Out, Victoria and Albert Museum - Emma Clarendon
PREVIEW: Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser, Victoria and Albert Museum - Emma Clarendon
REHEARSAL PHOTOS: Behind the scenes with the Cops fighting the mob at Southwark Playhouse - Featured Content
Best of the Blogs: Snowflake, Swive, Curtains & more - Lisa Martland
Interview With…Ron Elisha - Emma Clarendon

5th January 2020

Fame the Musical - Debbie Gilpin
Text of the Day: Ravens: Spassky Vs Fischer - Aleks Sierz
Snowflake - Aleks Sierz
Broadway Album Reviews: The New Yorkers, Kiss Me, Kate! & Beetlejuice - Ian Foster
NEWS: Mary Poppins Extends Run in the West End - Emma Clarendon
‘A great cure for the winter blues’: CURTAINS – West End ★★★★ - Emma Clarendon
NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Albion at the Almeida Theatre - Emma Clarendon
Theatre 2020: Pick of the plays - Tim Masters
Trav Open Auditions - Thom Dibdin
Theatre programmes: To bin or not to bin? - Susan Elkin
#MindTheMusicals 2020: Diary - Debbie Gilpin

4th January 2020

Day 1: Musical choices for 2020 - Debbie Gilpin
Ought To Be Clowns’ 10 favourite shows of 2019 - Ian Foster
Love London Love Culture’s Show Picks for 2020 - Emma Clarendon
Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Picks for January - Emma Clarendon
Deleted by Stephan Pierre-Mitchell - Elaine Chapman
REVIEW: Curtains, Wyndham’s Theatre - Emma Clarendon
‘A lovely revival’: MARTHA, JOSIE & THE CHINESE ELVIS – Park Theatre - Aleks Sierz
Quick video review: The Duchess of Malfi, Almeida Theatre and a bit of a Lydia Wilson gush - Rev Stan
Broadway Album Reviews: The New Yorkers / Kiss Me, Kate! / Beetlejuice - Ian Foster

3rd January 2020

REVIEW ROUND-UP: As Kinky Boots returns to the big screen, remember the musical’s ★★★★ critical reception - Featured Content
In pictures: Toby Jones and Richard Armitage in rehearsal for Uncle Vanya, Harold Pinter Theatre - Rev Stan
Decade Round-Up: The Musicals - Emily Garside
Love London Love Culture’s Film Picks of 2020 - Emma Clarendon
Inside the Rehearsals of…Uncle Vanya, Harold Pinter Theatre - Emma Clarendon
News: Rehearsal images released for Uncle Vanya - Kirsty Herrington
IMAGE RELEASE: REHEARSAL IMAGES OF UNCLE VANYA RELEASED TODAY - Fairy Powered Productions
Love London Love Culture’s Book Picks for 2020 - Emma Clarendon
Mind the Blog reflects on a theatre wish list for 2020 - Debbie Gilpin
In conversation with Isobel Pilkington, Producer of The Wild Flesh - Amy Toledano
NEWS: Kevin Clifton will star in The Wedding Singer at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre - Press Releases
NEWS: Millennial romcom JEW…ish transfers to King’s Head Theatre after Edinburgh sell-out - Featured Content
WATCH: How dangerous can words be? Find out with new drama For the Sake of Argument - Featured Content
The Book of Mormon: fan preview and ticket lottery at Bristol - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Full cast is announced for Albion at the Almeida Theatre - Press Releases

2nd January 2020

Challenge week 2020: Mind The Musicals - Debbie Gilpin
Love London Love Culture’s Exhibition Picks for 2020 - Emma Clarendon
The 2019 fosterIAN award winners - Ian Foster
Decade Round-Up: The Plays - Emily Garside
Coming up in 2020… - Debbie Gilpin
New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the UK premiere of award-winning Never Not Once - Terri Paddock
My 10 favourite shows of 2019 - Ian Foster
2019 – The Best Of The Bunch collection - John Chapman
Text of the Day: A Kind of People - Aleks Sierz
Mob violence, mass consumerism & the arrival of Elvis: Andy Jordan on directing 1950s-set Cops - Featured Content
‘Enjoyable & gripping production’: THE DUCHESS OF MALFI – Almeida Theatre ★★★★ - Rev Stan
2019 Best Actor in a Play + in a Musical - Ian Foster
2019 Best Actress in a Play + in a Musical - Ian Foster
20 shows to look forward to in 2020 - Ian Foster
NEWS: Ian McKellen is the first actor to top The Stage 100 - Press Releases
And the panto fun continues… - Fairy Powered Productions
NEWS: Rachel O’Riordan’s debut season at Lyric Hammersmith continues with Chris Bush’s Faustus: That Damned Woman - Press Releases
2019 Best Supporting Actor in a Play + in a Musical - Ian Foster
WATCH: Be enchanted by the new trailer for one-man comedy Could it be Magic? - Featured Content
‘Simply delicious’: SWIVE – Shakespeare’s Globe ★★★★ - Carole Woddis
2019 Best Supporting Actress in a Play + in a Musical - Ian Foster
TV Review: Sticks and Stones - Ian Foster
CD Review: Girl In A Crisis – Original Cast Recording, Continue Reading, CD Review: Girl In A Crisis – Original Cast Recording - Lisa Martland
Lucie Jones to star in first West End solo concert, Continue Reading, Lucie Jones to star in first West End solo concert - Lisa Martland
Darren Day joins hit revival of Mame for tour dates, Continue Reading, Darren Day joins hit revival of Mame for tour dates - Lisa Martland

1st January 2020

REVIEW: Frozen Snow Queen, D Live! Theatre Company (Canada Water Theatre) - The Family Stage
TV Review: Dracula, Episode 1 - Ian Foster
TV Review: Doctor Who Series 12 Episode 1 - Ian Foster
REVIEW: The Nutcracker, Let’s All Dance (Sadler’s Wells) - The Family Stage
Swive - Carole Woddis
Most popular posts of 2019 - Debbie Gilpin
Happy New Year and here's to 2020 - and an anniversary - Rev Stan
GRAMOPHONE Review: Mahler Symphony No. 8 – Soloists, Choirs, Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra/Fischer - Edward Seckerson
GRAMOPHONE Review: Shostakovich Symphony No. 4 – London Symphony Orchestra/Noseda - Edward Seckerson
GRAMOPHONE Review: Shostakovich Symphony No. 7 ‘Leningrad’- Bavarian RSO/Jansons - Edward Seckerson
GRAMOPHONE Review: ‘Wien’ – Jonas Kaufmann, Rachel Willis-Sørenson, Vienna Philharmonic/Fischer - Edward Seckerson
GRAMOPHONE: From Where I Sit – December 2019 - Edward Seckerson
A Swingin’ Christmas: Gary Williams – Live at Zédel, Continue Reading, A Swingin’ Christmas: Gary Williams – Live at Zédel - Lisa Martland
Tributes paid to Broadway legend Jerry Herman, Continue Reading, Tributes paid to Broadway legend Jerry Herman, Tributes paid to Broadway legend Jerry Herman - Lisa Martland
Sam Mendes, Giles Terera and Stephen Mear feature in New Year Honours list, Continue Reading, Sam Mendes, Giles Terera and Stephen Mear feature in New Year Honours list - Lisa Martland
Culture Bound – December - John Chapman