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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

REVIEW: SIX The Musical, Arts Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves You come out of the theatre longing to grab a cast album at the merchandise desk – but that’s yet to come! If you can get a ticket for this run, grab one now. You…

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Monday, January 15, 2018

REVIEW: Wine, Tristan Bates Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves It’s not yet completely clear where West’s heart lies, but he is a relative newcomer to this craft and surely will take time in experimenting with different voice…

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REVIEW: Doodle the musical, Waterloo East Theatre ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Doodle The Musical Waterloo East Theatre 12th January 2018 2 Stars Book Now Well, here’s yet another musical that concerns itself with WWII nostalgia: uniforms; hummabl…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

REVIEW: Heartbreak House, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Shaw doesn’t exactly give us hope, but he paints a picture we can recognise as speaking to us today. It’s a bit of a wait to get there, but more than worth persev…

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Monday, January 8, 2018

REVIEW: Bananaman, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The kids will be somewhat amused by it, and you may enjoy the quips, but Bananaman probably won't be a holiday show to remember for long. This post REVIEW: Bananaman, Southwa…

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

REVIEW: The Night, Live at Zedel ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The Night Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zedel 2nd January 2017 4 Stars Fast becoming one of the most significant events in the cabaret calendar, this entertaining monthly gathering…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

REVIEW: Alles Schwindel, Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves It was all huge fun and I can't wait to discover more of the work of this lovely maker of musical comedies, who became one of our very own, the inestimable Herr Spoliansky. T…

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My 2017 Theatre Highlights – Julian Eaves by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves We asked our review team to nominate their 2017 theatre highlights. Julian Eaves nominated his favourites. This has been a terrific year for new musical theatre writing, with…

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Monday, December 18, 2017

REVIEW: Top Hat, Upstairs at the Gathouse ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Heaven! This is heaven! Julian Eaves reviews Irving Berlin's Top Hat the musical Upstairs at The Gatehouse starring Joanna Clifton and Joshua Lay. Book Now! This post REVIEW:…

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

REVIEW: Pinocchio, National Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Full marks to the National for having a jolly good go with this attempt; it may yet be made to work as well as the show clearly intends to. But more work it will need before …

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

REVIEW: A Christmas Carol, Lyceum Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves A Christmas Carol London Musical Theatre Orchestra Lyceum Theatre, 11th December 2017 5 Stars Book Tickets Seeing this sprawling, grand, majestic musical entertainment again …

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

REVIEW: The Barricade Boys, The Other Palace ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The Barricade Boys The Other Palace Studio, 7th December 2017 5 Stars Book Now If there's something that is guaranteed to make a festive season truly joyful, then it is a per…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

REVIEW: The Woman In White, Charing Cross Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The Woman In White Charing Cross Theatre, 4th December 2017 5 Stars Book Now Who believes in ghosts?  Everyone has their own story to tell with its own special particulars, …

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Monday, December 4, 2017

REVIEW: Animus, Laban Theatre by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews new musical Animus by Michael Webborn and Daniel Finn performed by students at Trinity Laban. This post REVIEW: Animus, Laban Theatre first appeared on …

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

REVIEW: Privates On Parade, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves As Privates On Parade celebrates its 40th anniversary, this brilliantly confidant and assured play has lost none of its relevance. This post REVIEW: Privates On Parade, Union…

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REVIEW: Fiver the musical, Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zedel ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The onward march of the Crazy Coqs is pioneering new musical theatre writing continues with Fiver an utterly delicious score by new writers of the book, music and lyrics, Ale…

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

REVIEW: Rasputin Rocks, Stockwell Playhouse ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves When you hear that a pair of writers have been working on a show for 10 years before finally bringing it to the stage to find out what it works like in reality, you are ̵…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

REVIEW: Picasso, Playground Theatre ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves If you think Picasso might be your sort of thing, then do go. However, you might want to think twice. This post REVIEW: Picasso, Playground Theatre ✭✭ first appeared on …

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Monday, October 30, 2017

REVIEW: Lord Dismiss Us, Above The Stag ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Lord Dismiss Us is packed choc-full of nifty one-liners and often lovely double-entendres, the occasional song or prayer, a spot of amateur dramatics, and laced it with a sma…

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REVIEW: Young Marx, Bridge Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Bean and Coleman don't put a foot wrong. Briskly plotted, dizzily paced with doors flying shut and open with split-second timing, revealing and concealing the players with al…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

REVIEW: When Midnight Strikes, Drayton Arms Pub Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves When Midnight Strikes The Drayton Arms Pub Theatre 24th October 2017 Book Tickets Charles Miller and Kevin Hammonds are one of this country's most prolific and inventive musi…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

REVIEW: Much Ado About Hero, Theatre N16 ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves This was a memorable debut and I count myself very fortunate to have been present at it. I shall watch out – with great interest – for more work coming from the i…

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

UPCOMING: The Break – a new musical by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The Break Arts Theatre, Friday 6th October 2017 Seen in a rehearsed reading on the set of the current main house production, ‘The Toxic Avenger', Katy Lipson's Aria Ent…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

REVIEW: Metropolis, Ye Olde Rose And Crowne ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Metroplis is the kind of show that makes you want to go and see it again, and again. Rush to get tickets to what will be one of the fastest selling shows of the year. This po…

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

REVIEW: Graeme Of Thrones, Charing Cross Theatre ✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Graeme Of Thrones  Charing Cross Theatre 6th October 2017 2 Stars Book Tickets Parodies and spoofs are great fun, but they fall into two very distinct categories: the ones t…

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

REVIEW: The Toxic Avenger, Arts Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves There´s enough to enjoy here to merit the price of the ticket. So, go on, you deserve it. Indulge yourself! This post REVIEW: The Toxic Avenger, Arts Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭…

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

REVIEW: Lucky Stiff, Union Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Lucky Stiff is a fun night out, beautifully realised with an original take on a well-worn concept, and with much to bring a smile to the lips. This post REVIEW: Lucky Stiff, …

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REVIEW: Mack and Mabel in Concert, Hackney Empire ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves an LMTO show is – ultimately – all about the orchestra. Here we got the full 32-pieces of the publishers´ dreams, and this was – we were reliably informed …

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Monday, September 25, 2017

REVIEW: 35MM A Musical Exhibition, The Other Palace ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves The score does not just reflects them, however, but much more ingeniously it also reflects the conventional tropes and gestures of musical theatre This post REVIEW: 35MM A Mu…

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

REVIEW: Eyes Closed Ears Covered, Bunker Theatre ✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves It's fascinating to see and clearly points towards interesting and thought-provoking new talents. Quite what it all might mean is, possibly, something that only individual au…

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Friday, September 15, 2017

REVIEW: The State Of Things, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre ✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves It's been a long time since I welcomed a score with such eagerness and pleasure, one that has such immediate widespread appeal, and which also instantly creates a powerful se…

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