EMILIA J is a young, sass-queen from Bristol, UK. Writing, creating and producing some seriously good music. With a new album in the works, her tour starting, here is an interview with the blonde bombshell herself. From spending a lot of her childhood in Mallorca, Emilia’s new single ‘Mind Games’ combines her love and appreciation … More EMILIA J, Mind-games, Music and Men!
The lights go down as an audience raw to their feet with applause. Not one second between a black stage and a highly lit audience standing, screaming praise Dame Maggie Smith. Twelve years on from what was widely assumed to be her final appearance on the stage, Dame Maggie Smith returns triumphantly. For the 100 … More Maggie Smith in A German Life ★★★★★
The West End has a spate of Arthur Miller revivals right now, and why? Watching Jeremy Herrin’s fine production of Miller’s first Broadway hit – a joint Headlong/Old Vic affair with a star cast headed by Sally Field, Bill Pullman and TV’s, Jenna Coleman and Colin Morgan, I thought at time of flux and fakery … More All My Sons ★★★★★
All About Eve is known to be a fantastic film. Released in 1950, Bette Davis played an ageing stage star under siege from a manipulative aspiring actress. You watch as her paranoia spills across the screen in awe of such acting excellence. This was recently adapted for the stage, starring Gillian Anderson (X-Files, Sex Education) … More All About Eve ★★★★
Avenue Q – Perfection, Puppetry and Porn. I first saw Avenue Q when I was in New York. On its home stage with a dear Australian friend of mine, front row seats at a time when we needed cheering up. At first we were confused (like wtf is dis) and then five minutes in we … More Avenue Q ★★★★★
Kinky Boots – Lauper’s Music had me leaping and wishing I had my knee-high’s on. I adore a feel-good, grooving, all singing musical. Especially the ones that are brave, bold and bring the audience to life. This is a hit show and should not be missed. Every musical fan must see this show. Kinky Boots … More Kinky Boots ★★★★★
Home, I’m Darling – Happy Wife, Happy life… Katherine Parkinson is terrific as Laura Wade’s 1950’s domestic goddess satire becomes a West End hit. Laura Wade’s ‘Home, I’m Darling’ is now in at its third home, after opening at Theatr Clwyd in Mold and then performed at The National last year. This piece is a … More Home, I’m Darling ★★★★★