Fascinating one-man show The Cancellation of Crispin Cox examines the brutality of cancel culture in the entertainment industry and has great relevancy at the moment.
‘The wordplay whizzes along’: THE SORROWS OF SATAN (Online review)
Directed by Adam Lenson, with Molly Lynch as The Woman and Stefan Bednarczyk as the mute accompanist, The Sorrows of Satan takes inspiration from Marie Corelli’s 1895 novel, but moves the action to a freer age in 1924.
‘Bubbly & sprightly like champagne’: THE SORROWS OF SATAN (Online review) ★★★★
A new musical play, The Sorrows of Satan, by Luke Bateman and Michael Conley has opened for a run of streamed performances. We were invited to preview the quirky comedy adaptation of the Faust story filmed at the stunning Brocket Hall.
NEWS: ‘Devil of a musical’ The Sorrows Of Satan is set for streaming premiere
Luke Bateman, Michael Conley, Stefan Bednarczyk and Molly Lynch will star in the streaming premiere of The Sorrows Of Satan, ‘a hell of a comedy about a devil of a musical’, from 5-8 May 2021 and then on-demand from 9-31 May.
‘Charms with its songs & sense of showbusiness’: THE FABULIST FOX SISTER – Southwark Playhouse (Online review)
Luke Bateman and Michael Conley have written a piece in The Fabulist Fox Sister which may still have the odd rough edge, and which rushes through their subject’s string of misfortunes later in life, but which charms with its songs and sense of showbusiness.
NEWS: Southwark Playhouse’s winter season includes new production of Constellations & three musical livestreams
The next show announced in Southwark Playhouse’s winter season is Nick Payne’s Constellations starring Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo and Oliver Johnstone and directed by Jonathan O’Boyle.
‘There are so many talented writers out there deserving of opportunity’: Composer Darren Clark on launching new UK Musicals platform
As his new digital sheet music store New UK Musicals launches, I talk with multi-award winning composer and lyricist Darren Clark about the site and his career.
‘A really good all-round family show’: OI FROG & FRIENDS! – West End & Touring
Oi Frog & Friends! is an entertaining, musical romp through many of the well-known rhymes from the original books with a witty script and songs which are upbeat, catchy and full of clever lyrics.
‘This show entertains from start to finish’: H.R. HAITCH – Union Theatre
H.R. Haitch is a brilliant example of the future of musical theatre in Britain and walks a playful line between politics and humour that provides an important dialogue about the ridiculousness of our current state of world.
‘One to have a giggle at but not take too seriously’: H.R. HAITCH – Union Theatre ★★★
H.R. Haitch is a slightly repetitive, but not unenjoyable, new musical that’s come at the right time for Royal Wedding fever – one to have a giggle at but not take too seriously.
‘Hard for the audience not to get swept along with it all’: H.R. HAITCH – Union Theatre ❤❤❤
Perfectly timed to coincide with the upcoming royal wedding, musical comedy H.R Haitch is packed full of laughs but seems to run out of steam towards the end.
‘Good fun & its heart is in the right place’: H.R. HAITCH – Union Theatre
Much like Chelsea and Bertie’s romance, H.R. Haitch might not always be particularly elegant, but it’s good fun, and its heart is in the right place. And if nothing else, it gives us a couple of hours’ escape from wondering who’s going to walk Meghan down the aisle.
‘Begs not to be taken too seriously’: H.R. HAITCH – Union Theatre
As Kensington Palace gears up for one royal wedding, Iris Theatre is jumping down the aisle first with its musical take on stately nuptials, H.R. Haitch, now playing at the Union Theatre.
NEWS: Adam Lenson directs Sorrows of Satan musical premiere
A brand new musical play based on one of the world’s first bestselling novels comes to Tristan Bates Theatre for a six-week run in 2017. The Sorrows of Satan is written by musical theatre writing duo Bateman and Conley and directed by Adam Lenson. It will run from 14 February to 25 March 2017, with a press night on 21 February.
MR POPPER’S PENGUINS – Touring
Adapted from popular children’s book by Richard and Florence Atwater, Mr Popper’s Penguins is a festive theatrical treat for all of the family. The story proved its popularity back in 2011 when it was released as a feature film with Jim Carrey taking the title role