Fourteen months and four attempts later, Hairspray is finally back in the West End – the energy, sentiment and exhilaration of the show is completely irresistible.
Actor Les Dennis is to join the new production of Hairspray the Musical which is set to play a limited season at the London Coliseum from 21 June to 29 September 2021.
The return of Hairspray the Musical has been postponed again. It will now return next April, a full year after originally scheduled, but now for a longer, 19-week season, rather than ten weeks.
Producers have announced new dates for the return of Hairspray the Musical which, prior to the coronavirus crisis, had been due to run from 23 April to 30 August 2020 at the London Coliseum. The production will now run for a ten-week season from 1 September to 8 November 2020, with a press night on 8 September.
Paul Merton, the popular comedian and star of BBC’s renowned programme Have I Got News For You – is to join the new production of Hairspray the Musical at the London Coliseum, making his West End musical debut as Wilbur Turnblad.
The House on Cold Hill has the chill of the usual ghost story, such as Woman in Black but with a modern twist.
The House on Cold Hill is a pleasant enough way to spend the evening but is rather dated and no different than dozens of other haunted house mysteries that have appeared over the years.
BAFTA-nominated actor and winner of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing 2017, Joe McFadden stars in the touring production of The House on Cold Hill, Shaun McKenna’s stage adaptation of Peter James’ novel.
Although Legally Blonde has its hiccups, overall it is still a load of fun. With the huge production budget you can’t help but leave the theatre feeling great and covered in confetti.
Those seeing Legally Blonde for the first time will most likely have an enjoyable evening due to the warm-hearted nature of the piece. However, the many patchy moments made me feel as if the piece had lost some of its soul somewhere along the tour.
Legally Blonde is a real team effort with everyone turning in star performances, whether they are principals or part of the ensemble.
“OMG You Guys!” The Festival Theatre is awash with pink as the hilarious Legally Blonde arrives in Edinburgh at the end of the first leg of its extensive UK tour.
Last night I visited the New Victoria theatre to see the UK tour of Legally Blonde. Seeing as I’ve already seen the show and reviewed it, I thought I’d do a bit of a different post and tell you some of my top reasons to see it.
Lucie Jones is exquisite as Elle, seamlessly blending nods to Reese Witherspoon’s film portrayal with her own flavour. This Elle comes with a level of self-awareness and sass that makes her truly memorable.
EastEnders’ Rita Simon, Lucie Jones, who is representing the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Never Give Up On You’ on Saturday 13 May, and Bill Ward, star of Coronation Street and Emmerdale are to star in a major new UK tour of the Broadway and West End musical Legally Blonde The Musical, which launches from Bromley’s Churchill Theatre …