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Press pass: Reviews and everything else you need to know about Elf the Musical

In Children's theatre, Features, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Pantomimes, Photos, Quotes, Reviews by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

Maybe I’m just an old softie. Okay, yes, let’s admit it, I am. I’m also a lifelong believer in the restorative power of Christmas music which, like Katrina and the Waves’ “Walkin’ on Sunshine”, is my go-to Spotify choice if I’m feeling down – never mind if it’s a July heatwave, sleigh bells have been […]

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Looking for family friendly shows for the Christmas season? (part 1)

In Children's theatre, Features, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Pantomimes, Plays, Regional theatre, Touring by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

As Christmas is now next month, this is the first of my family fun listings: shows, around the country, to be enjoyed by all the family, complete with website links and age recommendations. A great way to encourage and inspire our next generation of theatre enthusiasts.

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NEWS: Full cast announced for Elf’s West End Christmas

In Broadway, Children's theatre, London theatre, Musicals, News, Pantomimes, Press Releases, Regional theatre by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

The full cast for the London premiere of the smash hit musical Elf has been announced. The company is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager. Also in the cast are Katie …

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NEWS: Meera Syal’s Anita & Me, Home Theatre and Che Walker premiere feature in new Stratford East season

In London theatre, News, Pantomimes, Plays by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced details of their latest season of work that will take place from September 2015-January 2016. The new season highlights the theatre’s long-standing commitment to championing new writing, delivering world-class musical theatre and provoking debate about widening access to the arts for all. Kerry Michael, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East said: “We are …