Amélie The Musical: A Wonderful Staging of Whimsical Beauty

Tuesday 31st December 2019 at The Other Palace, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Let me start by admitting that I didn’t see Amélie the movie (I know...but that rock I was living under was cosy). The very best thing about Amélie The Musical however, is the way in which this fantastic cast deliver Michael Fentiman’s gorgeously whimsical staging... Continue Reading →

Pinocchio: Scale and Spectacle Abound

Saturday 13th January, 2018 at the National Theatre. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The National Theatre’s production of Pinocchio, complete with selected songs from the Disney film (Leigh Harline, Ned Washington and Paul J.Smith) features some wonderful puppetry, theatrical illusions and some sweet moments of heart and humour. While this is by no means a staging of the Disney... Continue Reading →

La Strada: A Slick, Enchanting Hybrid

Wednesday 26th April, 2017 at West Yorkshire Playhouse ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ There is a brilliant energy running through this enchanting production with its enveloping rowdy scenes of bars and busy streets. But the surreal energy of this piece also pervades the darker aspects and although she lives life under a perpetual dark cloud, our protagonist is a... Continue Reading →

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