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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES – Jermyn Street Theatre ★★★

In Children's theatre, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

What I like – as well as the daft jokes and a ridiculous sauna scene in sock-suspenders and full tweeds — is the disciplined slickness of it: that Reduced-Shakespeare or play-that-goes-wrong quality which lifts shows like this out of the tiresome arent-we-amusing college revue level and into proper theatre.

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What were our Top 10 news stories in November 2017?

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Native, News, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Sticky by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

As it’s the first of the month, we’re taking a brief moment to remind ourselves of the biggest news stories from the month just closed. What were the headlines that got readers clicking most? Any surprises? Our Top 10 News stories from November 2017 are listed below with summaries and links to read more.

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I Loved Lucy Q&A podcast: What do Lucille Ball & Sandra Dickinson have in common?

In Audio, Features, Inspiring people, Interviews, London theatre, Native, Opinion, Photos, Plays, Quotes, Special Events, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

Why did Lee call his American producers in alarm when he first met Sandra Dickinson? What do Sandra and Lucille Ball have in common? Are Lee and Matthew Scott related? What would Lucy herself tell Lee if she were in the audience?

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: In the rehearsal room with I Loved Lucy + rare footage of Lucille Ball

In Features, Inspiring people, London theatre, Native, News, Photos, Plays, Press Releases, Special Events, Sticky, Ticket recommendations, Video by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

Have you got your tickets yet for the return of Lee Tannen’s Mates-acclaimed play I LOVED LUCY? Sneak a peek at our rehearsal shots of Sandra Dickinson (reprising her role as Lucille Ball) and Broadway’s Matthew Scott – plus rarely seen colour footage of the real Lucille Ball in action – and then get booking!