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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‘From the age of four, opera just became the thing I loved’: Interview with soprano Eleanor Dennis

In Interviews, Opera by Helen McWilliamsLeave a Comment

Soprano, Eleanor Dennis arrived on my radar when I attended Three Choirs Festival at Worcester Cathedral. Her voice is so exquisite that it still resonates almost a year on. Since then I’ve been keeping an eye on her career and have thus far been unable to make the requisite journeys see her on stage. However,… Continue Reading →

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‘People wanted to go in & watch it all again’: The Band – Touring ★★★★

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

In essence you don’t have to be a massive Take That fan (but knowing their popular songs is an obvious bonus) and you don’t have to have been a teenage girl during the 90s to enjoy The Band at all, as the show has a solid storyline, a strong mixture of characters for a modern musical theatre show and you will come out happy.

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‘A theatrical experience not to be missed’: FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL – Touring ★★★★★

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

Fat Friends the Musical has got quick wit and northern humour, a cast who is as passionate about the production as the audience appears to be, and it’s got Kay’s Mellor’s life-affirming stamp on it, too. Uplifting, joyous and surely on target for a West End transfer.


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