Review : Funny Girl , Theatre Royal Nottingham

Of course I had heard of Funny Girl, but not yet familiarised myself with the film, so I was open-minded and unbiased in my night out at the Theatre Royal to go and watch it. My sister had seen the film but I asked her not to tell me anything.

Review : East is East , Nottingham Playhouse

Based on writer Ayub Khan’s childhood experiences, East is East is a light-hearted (albeit with serious undertones) look at the life of an “Anglo-English, Eurasian” family in the 1970’s – seen through the eyes of 12 year old Sajit Khan (Viraj Juneja). His relationship with his family…and his parka…have the audience laughing and ‘aww’ ingRead More

FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL comes to Theatre Royal Nottingham

The hit TV show Fat Friends from award-winning national treasure Kay Mellor (creator of Band of Gold, The Syndicate and In The Club) is bursting onto the stage next spring in a brand new musical, with original music by Nick Lloyd Webber. Join the infamous group of TV’s most loveable characters as they are putRead More

Review : Rent, Nottingham Playhouse 

I had the privilege of first seeing Rent on Broadway back in 2006 some 10 years after its first show. Now here I am in my hometown witnessing a revamped 20th Anniversary tour proving this original story (book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson) still needs to be heard.

Review : The Wedding Singer , Theatre Royal Nottingham

Based on the 1998 comedy of the same name, The Wedding Singer is set in 1980s New Jersey and whilst the film has an impressive list of 80s classic tunes this musical brings an original score allowing for a musical adaptation of a film rather than being labelled another jukebox musical.