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.


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‘It’s got something for all the family’: Su Pollard stars in Malvern Theatres’ Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

In Children's theatre, Features, Interviews, Pantomimes, Quotes by Helen McWilliamsLeave a Comment

Actress Su Pollard has long been a favourite performer of mine, both on screen and in her various stage roles. As a pantomime villain she’s second to none, so I was delighted to hear she was going to play the Wicked Queen in Malvern Theatres’ pantomime this year, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

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‘It is a true masterpiece & the cast is treating it as such’: EVITA – Touring ★★★★★

In Musicals, Opinion, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Helen McWilliamsLeave a Comment

When a show really blows you away, mentally and physically, it’s a rare and beautiful thing. Evita, one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classics, has been on my radar for years and I have reviewed it on many occasions in the past. However, last night’s incarnation at Malvern Theatres may have just trumped the lot.

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‘You’ll not believe your eyes’: WALKING WITH DINOSAURS LIVE – Touring ★★★★★

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Star rating: ***** Dinosaurs were on the loose in Birmingham last week and they were humongous, ferocious and hungry for an arena packed full of dino enthusiasts at Arena Birmingham. It’s presented and narrated by popular television personality, Michaela Strachan who appears as the palaeontologist introducing and giving facts about all of the extraordinary replicas… Continue Reading →


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