It is a testament to Danny Robins’ 2:22 – A Ghost Story at the Criterion Theatre that many people go back for a second viewing – this is lots of fun as you try to spot what is going on and notice foreshadowing. But you will still jump out of your seat!
‘Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort Of) an affectionate, faithful re-telling of Jane Austen’s iconic novel – only, told by the servants, with karaoke.’
There are some shows with modest beginnings that seem to have all of the industry behind them, willing them to succeed. Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) is one of them.
Every so often a little show comes along pretty much unheralded and without star casting that strikes a chord with audiences and critics alike, and ends up sticking around in the West End for years.
As five conspiratorial servants potter around the stage before the show proper, we know this is going to be no typical Jane Austen adaptation. This is Pride and Prejudice as you never knew it.
Scottish hit Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of), written by Isobel McArthur after Jane Austen, will transfer to the West End’s Criterion Theatre for an open-ended run, previewing from 15 October and opening on 2 November 2021.
Love London Love Culture round up the reviews for this popular musical based on the film, now playing at the Criterion Theatre until 25 September 2021.
The music, big choruses and goodnatured showbiz of elegant ensemble scene-changes in Michael Fentiman’s production of Amelie somehow makes the tale of the sweet-natured waitress (who interferes in everyone’s life while blind to her own needs) genuinely work.
For the show to lure a nervous (but now fully vaccinated – yay!) me back to the theatre after nearly 15 months, it’s hard to imagine more soothing fare than Amelie The Musical.
The exceptional company for Amelie at the Criterion Theatre is superbly led by a captivating Audrey Brisson, at once vulnerable and determined, in the title role, bringing heart as well as serious craft to its enveloping warmth.
Nimax Theatres, the Criterion Theatre, Young Vic and Chichester Festival Theatre are among the 2,700 organisations being offered nearly £400 million in grants and loans as part of the CultureRecovery Fund’s second tranche of funding.
Following its successful Christmas season at The Other Palace in 2019, a Grammy nomination and three Olivier Award nominations, Amélie The Musical arrives at the West End’s Criterion Theatre from 20 May 2021.
What fun to return to the Criterion Theatre to see a brand-new cast put their stamp on Mischief Theatre’s The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, as the first in a series of monthly post-show Q&As with the comic geniuses. Watch the full discussion.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A programme, and the first in a monthly Mischief Theatre series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to the Criterion Theatre for smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, now in its third year with a new cast of convicts. Got any questions?
After The Play That Goes Wrong, I closed out #MischiefMay last month, celebrating the world-dominating achievements of the comedy masters at Mischief Theatre, with my second of two post-show Q&As to the company’s two current West End hits.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series and this month’s #MischiefMay celebrations, on Thursday 30 May 2019, a week after her The Play That Goes Wrong event, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to the West End company of smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. Got any questions?
Now in its third year at the Criterion Theatre, Mischief Theatre’s third show is still as lively and funny as ever.
Jack Baldwin spoke to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about being part of Mischief Theatre’s The Comedy About a Bank Robbery.
As the play celebrates its second anniversary, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery’s continued popularity simply proves that everyone loves a good dose of comedy.
It’s a happy 2nd birthday to Mischief Theatre’s The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, the laugh-a-minute farce has just announced an extension that will see it into its third year entertaining crowds in Piccadilly Circus.
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