The mix of comedy, romance, fantastic performances and magic in Aladdin mean something is provided for everyone and you can’t help but feel whisked up in the wonder of it all.
The promise “Everything you could wish for in a panto” I would say underplays what we actually got. Aladdin at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford was so much more.
Panto season is upon us once again, and this year at the New Wimbledon Theatre, we are transported to Old Peking in Aladdin.
Writer/director Susie McKenna delivers her 20th festive production – Aladdin – with a show that captures the diversity of her London patch, yet cleverly avoids cultural appropriation and all the while managing to maintain the joyous irreverence that makes pantomime such a glorious British Christmas tradition.
Julie Yammanee chatted to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about making her Hackney Empire debut in the 20th-anniversary pantomime at the theatre.
Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon popped along to see Disney’s new pop-up shop featuring the costumes from its two West End shows Aladdin and The Lion King. Here’s what visitors can expect….
Hackney Empire has announced the return of Olivier Award-nominated actress, television star and comedian Tameka Empson (EastEnders, The Big Life, 3 Non Blondes) for its landmark 20th-anniversary pantomime from writer and director Susie McKenna this Christmas.
Hackney Empire has announced Aladdin as its 2018 pantomime and 20th anniversary production which will arrive in true Hackney style this Christmas as the venue marks its landmark year with the classic tale.
Today, we’ve already taken a few moments to remind ourselves of both the Top 10 News Stories and the Top 25 Mates’ Blogs on the website over the month of November. Finally, we’re looking backwards and forwards for our final list today. These are our current Top 15 Ticket Recommendations – broken down into five musicals, five plays and five ‘festive treats’ (in other words, the shows to book to have the Merriest of Christmases) – based on both best-sellers over the past month as well as our predictions on the hottest of upcoming openings…
At the beginning of the week Love London Love Culture paid a visit to see Aladdin The Musical – here’s five reasons why you should see it.
Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, the production keeps the spirit of the film alive by retaining its sense of fun and heart thanks to its explosion of energy and the strength of the character’s bond to each other.
The West End is saturated with a cornucopia of musicals, plays and extraordinary theatrical pieces – it’s not always easy to know what to choose and often tempting to want to see it all! If you’re anything like me, that is!
Looking to introduce your children to the world of theatre? Here’s a few productions around now and coming soon in London.
Shining, shimmering, splendid, Aladdin transports audiences on a magic carpet ride to a whole new world of kaleidoscopic intensity. Looking pleasingly pristine and perfectly polished in Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne, Aladdin offers plenty of bang for your theatregoing buck.
Matthew Croke will star in the title role of Aladdin as the new musical based on the classic Academy Award®-winning animated film approaches its first birthday in the West End.
Robin Hood at Egg Theatre, Bath. Photo: Nick Spratling. It’s that time of year again. It’s customary for critics and others who purport to have some kind of overview to look back over the previous twelve months and come up with a list or two. What follows is a list of the 10 shows which […]
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I’ve personally seen 74 productions this year including some repeat visits, so how do I then pick just ten shows for a top 10?
2016 is coming to an end and to celebrate another year, Emma Clarendon names some of her favourite shows of the year, including Aladdin, Dreamgirls and The Libertine.
My second visit to watch the story of Aladdin told through pantomime was a spectacular experience, glistening with a stunning set, peppered with quick-fired wit and a cornucopia of musical numbers from a solid cast.
Two talent show entrants, one Strictly Come Dancing star, one obligatory man in a frock and Doreen from Tipton! The cast itself was promising for this year’s pantomime extravaganza at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, and Aladdin did not disappoint.