Mates blogger: Helen McWilliams


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Helen McWilliams
Helen McWilliams is a Midlands-based reviewer, but is happy travelling anywhere and everywhere to pursue her love of the theatre. Since 2013, she has been combining her passions for writing and theatre in her Entertainment Views site (formerly Break A Leg). She also enjoys interviewing actors, writers and other professionals from the business. Helen tweets at @entsviews.


The latest from Helen on MyTheatreMates

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Tiffany Graves

In Cabaret, Interviews, Musicals by Helen McWilliamsLeave a Comment

She’s played Velma Kelly in Chicago, appeared in The Producers, Kiss Me Kate and Sweet Charity amongst many other successful shows. Her cabarets have received critical acclaim – including an Also Recognised Awards nomination this year for her Desperate Divas cabaret with Anita Louise Combe – and she’s about to embark upon two more cabaret dates at the Crazy Coqs. Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you…. Tiffany Graves!

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Shakespeare in Shoreditch playwright Amy Rosenthal

In Interviews, London theatre, Opinion, Plays by Helen McWilliamsLeave a Comment

Amy Rosenthal is a highly acclaimed playwright and also known for having followed in the footsteps of her father, the late playwright, Jack Rosenthal. Amy is one of the playwrights for Shakespeare in Shoreditch Festival, and I caught up with her to ask her about this latest piece and what else the future holds for this talented lady.

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Liza Pulman

In Cabaret, Concerts, Interviews, Musicals, Opinion, Regional theatre, Touring by Helen McWilliamsLeave a Comment

Liza Pulman is renowned for being a third of the deliciously devilish trio who perform as Fascinating Aida. The resplendent Diva is leaving her cheap flight and Christmas gripes behind her, for now anyway! She’s touring the UK with The Songs of Hollywood and I had the pleasure of chatting with Liza about the show, her career and which of those naughty Fascinating Aida numbers really is her favourite?

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Single Spies’ David Robb

In Interviews, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Touring by Helen McWilliamsLeave a Comment

He’s best known, these days for playing Dr Clarkson in the hugely popular Downton Abbey, but actor David Robb has had a varied career to date including theatre acting galore! David is currently appearing on stage in Alan Bennett’s Single Spies and I had a chat with him to find out what his memories of Downton Abbey are as well as his opinion on the play he’s currently starring in.


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