Tags : musical

‘Killing Eve’ Star Jodie Comer Tipped To Play Miss Honey

Jodie Comer is reportedly in line to star as Miss Honey in a new film adaptation of Matilda: The Musical. The news may come as a surprise to those familiar with Comer’s award-winning performance as the ruthless Villanelle in hit TV series Killing Eve, who is perhaps the direct opposite of the kind-hearted schoolteacher Miss Honey.   The new film, which is backed by Netflix, will […]Read More

Theatre Review: The Phantom of The Opera // UK Tour

Considered one of the most successful musicals of all time, The Phantom of The Opera remains a favourite of theatre-lover far and wide- even 10,000 Broadway shows later. When I heard that Leicester’s Curve Theatre was to be graced with the music of the night, I knew that I had to get tickets. For a […]Read More

Theatre Review: Little Women // Music Theatre

Despite being around 150 years old, Louisa May Alcott’s novel, Little Women, has never been more in the limelight. Regardless of its Oscar snubs, Greta Gerwig’s star-studded adaptation of the classic tale gained wide critical acclaim towards the end of 2019, and the year closed with Little Women being my favourite film of the year. […]Read More

Theatre News: Lin-Manuel Miranda spills Hamilton film details

Lin-Manuel Miranda has provided Variety magazine with an update on the status of the Hamilton film, in a recent interview. With previous reports stating that Miranda’s pitch had caused a bidding war between a number of studios, including Netflix, he has now revealed that the film will be coming “sooner rather than later”. Variety have […]Read More

Theatre Review: Dear Evan Hansen // West End

Dear Evan Hansen… That was a brilliant production, and here’s why. Following the eponymous Evan Hansen after the death of a fellow student, Dear Evan Hansen is a stunning dive into depression and loneliness in a world dominated by social media. The musical effortlessly moves from comedic highlights to utterly devastating moments, handling the tragic […]Read More

We Need to Talk About Elitism in Theatre

There is a rift within the theatre community and money is the reason. During my first year of university, I was watching Les Misérables (2012) with my friends. One of my friends, who lives near London and frequently goes to West End shows, declared that the film just wasn’t as good as the live show, […]Read More

Film Review: Blinded by the Light

Unflinching devotion to the sappier side of 80s culture and music worked well back in 2016, when John Carney followed up his busking duology Once and Begin Again with the toe-tapping Sing Street. However, Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha goes for a much harder sell here. Blinded by the Light still exudes boundless […]Read More

Review: Rent, The Musical (20th Anniversary Tour)

Rent is a fairly undervalued musical created by Jonathan Larson, opening in 1996, centralising around themes of love, loss, diversity and self-discovery. The original production won 4 Tony Awards (including Best Musical), is the 11th longest-running Broadway show, has been made into a film and now it is back. Having started at the St James Theatre […]Read More