‘This could be the greatest day of our lives’…..

It was a nostalgic trip down memory lane at the Bristol Hippodrome for the opening night of The Band. Walking in to the theatre audiences were greeted by Ceefax on the screen, which prompted many conversations around us about childhoods spent playing on it. The Band is a new musical by Tim Firth based on... Continue Reading →

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A lorra lorra laughs!

Audiences at the Bristol Hippodrome were treated to a nostalgic trip down memory lane with Cilla The Musical. The story of an undisputed star, it follows the highs and lows of Cilla Black, from her upbringing in Liverpool as Priscilla White, to her chart success and number one hits. Cilla is such a well known... Continue Reading →

Defying gravity in Bristol

Take a seat, grab a cup of tea and let me tell you a story. A tale of a green witch and a pretty, sparkly witch, who live in a magical world with munchkins, talking animals and the Emerald City. I've heard this, it's the Wizard of Oz, you say. Well, not quite, but it... Continue Reading →

The haunting tale of a fading star

Sunset Boulevard is the tragic tale of the once brilliant actress Norma Desmond, who has faded out of the limelight, and the struggling writer Joe Gillis who is desperately trying to make it big in Hollywood. It is a gothic, desperately sad story of how obsession and fame can end in madness and horror. To... Continue Reading →

A theatre phenomenon!

Last night I went to see Slava's Snow Show, and this morning I am still picking cobwebs out of my hair! If that baffles you then good – for that is the intention of the show! Slava's Snow Show is a real treat for the senses. It combines lights, sounds, mime, and objects to make... Continue Reading →

Left speechless by War Horse

It’s not often that I’m left speechless, but as I left the theatre after seeing War Horse I struggled to find the words to explain how I felt. For someone who had to write a review on the show that posed a slight problem! Now, the following day, I’m still trying to find the right... Continue Reading →

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