2.0★ ★

James Bonney MP

The White Bear is an old pub in Kennington, a part of London best known for its proximity to The Oval cricket ground. But nestling above the pub is a ...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Devil Made Me Do It

The audience burst into heartfelt applause when it was announced, before she took her seat at the grand piano, that the glamorous chanteuse who was to...
3. Alula - Dive - Photo by Craig Dagostino
3.0★ ★ ★

HYENA

Your reviewer was in a grumpy mood.  As he walked across the footbridge over the Thames to the Southbank Centre, the sky was still heavy with the dar...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Stufish Presents SOHO

A small crowd of protesters were painting the street red outside the Peacock Theatre yesterday evening.  Colourful in fancy dress, these students at ...
Lisa Sings Streisand The Crazy Coqs, Piccadilly, London
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Liza Sings Streisand

When a uniformed flunkey opens the door to the Brasserie Zedel, just round the corner from Piccadilly Circus, you may think you are stepping into a pr...
Wonderland The Musical UK Tour
3.0★ ★ ★

Wonderland

WONDERLAND is on a UK tour, with just a few nights at the equally wonderful New Wimbledon Theatre - an Edwardian West End edifice in the suburbs.  To...
Grease: the Musical UK tour 2017
5.0★ ★ ★ ★

Grease

Grease was voted “the No. 1 Greatest Musical of All Time” by Channel 4 viewers in 2003.  It certainly isn’t that.  But it does have something,...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Pierre Novellie is Cool Peter

You won’t need the details above, because – alas! – by the time you read this review  you will have missed the show in the intimate upper room ...
3.0★ ★ ★

Around

The programme note said “Suitable for children aged 4+”.  The poster at the venue said “Suitable for children aged 5+”.  As it turned out, t...