Posted by Gloria Hill at Sunday, 26 November 2023 13:03
A fantastic, interactive afternoon with the Welsh National Opera seeing their latest family friendly offering - Play Opera Live: A Space Spectacular.
Posted by Verity Babbs at Saturday, 25 November 2023 10:00
"I had a very enjoyable time at WNO’s production of La Traviata. But unfortunately there were some distracting oddities that I couldn’t overlook for this review."
Posted by Verity Babbs at Thursday, 23 November 2023 08:30
"Ainadamar was an absolute treat from WNO this winter, and it was the perfect vehicle for showing off the dazzling expertise of their creative team."
Posted by Verity Babbs at Wednesday, 8 November 2023 11:00
"I usually join in with a standing ovation slightly resentfully, but as soon as the cast appeared for their bow I couldn't help but leap to my feet."
Posted by Verity Babbs at Tuesday, 31 October 2023 11:20
"Emily Williams (starring as Rachel Marron) had the best voice I’d ever heard at the Mayflower Theatre and carried the show with it. And how did they repay her? By giving her a truly tragic wardrobe and zero opportunity to flesh out her character."
Posted by Jenny Rainbird at Thursday, 26 October 2023 19:00
Jenny Rainbird reviews the Peter Pan Goes Wrong play from Mayflower Theatre!
Posted by Ryan Galpin at Wednesday, 18 October 2023 14:14
"It might just give you the shock of your life’ - Ryan Galpin
Posted by Verity Babbs at Friday, 13 October 2023 12:00
"... this MAST-made production, with the direction of John Pfumojena, is sublime."
Posted by Jenny Rainbird at Wednesday, 4 October 2023 13:50
"42nd Street is so easy to describe: absolutely amazing." Jenny Rainbird
Posted by Verity Babbs at Thursday, 28 September 2023 12:00
“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect” is one of the most impactful opening lines in Western literature. What a shame, then, that Frantic Assembly didn’t use it.
Posted by Jodie Brough at Thursday, 28 September 2023 09:24
Record breaking Take That Musical returns to the Mayflower with a brand new production.
Greatest Days Original 2023 tour cast - Photo Credit Alastair Muir
Posted by Peter Langton at Wednesday, 27 September 2023 19:30
Voice FM’s presenter, Ola Johnson, interviewing members of the cast of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves which is coming to Mayflower Theatre on the 9th of December.
Posted by Verity Babbs at Friday, 15 September 2023 11:00
"The most well-deserved standing ovation I have witnessed at the Mayflower"
Original West End Cast
Posted by Ryan Galpin at Friday, 8 September 2023 14:24
"If you are looking for laugh-a-minute fun-filled entertainment, Crimes on Centre Court cannot be game, set and matched." Ryan Galpin
Posted by Lucinda Wilson at Thursday, 31 August 2023 21:02
Photo credit - Strong Island / Victorious Festival
Posted by Jenny Rainbird at Friday, 18 August 2023 16:19
"This is undoubtedly a pick and mix of a show" Jenny Rainbird
Michael D'Cruze (Grandpa Joe) Kate Milner-Evans (Grandma Josephine) Julie Mullins (Grandma Georgina) Christopher Howell (Grandpa George) Photo Johan Persson
Posted by Lucinda Wilson at Monday, 14 August 2023 17:07
From Bugle playing Pirates what else can you expect from Bloodstock?
Posted by Ana Truesdale at Wednesday, 19 July 2023 13:30
"We gasped at each shocking revelation"
Jason Merrells as lawyer Frank Galvin in 'The Verdict'
Posted by Xan Phillips & Francesca Prior at Wednesday, 5 July 2023 10:48
"One of the best theatre productions we have seen" - Xan Phillips & Francesca Prior
Domonic Ramsden, Keir Oglivy (Boy), Aimee McGolderick and Millie Hikasa (Lettie) in The Ocean at the End of the Lane. c. Brinkhoff-Moegenburg
Posted by Xan Phillips at Wednesday, 21 June 2023 10:39
"This is a show full of talent, a cast that digs deep and delivers..." Xan Phillips
L-R AJ Jenks, Joe Butcher, Christopher Weeks, Josh Haberfield (photo Hamish Gill)
Posted by Verity Babbs at Wednesday, 14 June 2023 14:00
"There is nothing I would change about this performance" Verity Babbs
Posted by Paul Woodford at Wednesday, 7 June 2023 11:27
"...plot twists that kept the audience on their toes." Paul Woodford
Posted by Paul Woodford at Wednesday, 24 May 2023 14:06
"...a pleasant, warm and entertaining evening" Paul Woodford
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Picture by Mikal Ludlow Photography)
Posted by Xan Phillips at Sunday, 21 May 2023 19:40
"It feels and sounds like the heart of a mountain has been given a voice" Xan Phillips
WNO Blaze of Glory! - Cast of Blaze of Glory! (photo credit Kirsten Mcternan)
Posted by Jodie Brough at Saturday, 20 May 2023 16:56
The 1865 in Southampton was filled to the brim with eager fans, all awaiting the legendary Scottish rock band, Big Country, as they embarked on their 40th Anniversary tour for their iconic album, 'The Crossing.
Posted by Jenny Rainbird at Saturday, 20 May 2023 15:49
"This show is a winner and you will want to see it again and again." Jenny Rainbird
Mama Mia at the Kings Theatre
Posted by Xan Phillips at Thursday, 11 May 2023 22:51
"At times it really was emotional watching them throw shapes, or themselves, into each song with such loving enthusiasm." Xan Phillips
Posted by Xan Phillips at Thursday, 4 May 2023 23:13
"This is a great show, that hammers home, in a very gentle manner, that difference is good" Xan Phillips
Posted by Verity Babbs at Wednesday, 3 May 2023 12:00
"The songs are wonderful, the cast is talented, the plot is great for a film, but - for this reviewer - this is not a brilliant musical."
Posted by Jodie Brough at Tuesday, 25 April 2023 15:32
Annie UK Tour 2023 - Craig Revel-Horwood (Miss Hannigan), Billie-Kay (Lily) and Paul French (Rooster). Photo Paul Coltas