Macbeth National Tour: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

A year ago, in March 2018, Rufus Norris’ changed but unchanged Macbeth, set in today’s time but after an undisclosed civil war, opened in the National Theatre’s Olivier Theatre and it is now making its way around the UK on tour. I was lucky to be invited to see the production at the Wales MillenniumContinue reading “Macbeth National Tour: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”

⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: Shrek the Musical [UK Tour]

Shrek: The Musical is based on the highly successful 2001 Dreamwork’s film and part of the wide-reaching franchise it created. Originally opening on Broadway, after a trial run in Seattle, in 2008 the show was revamped for a West End production to open in 2011. Since these two runs, the show has toured frequently andContinue reading “⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: Shrek the Musical [UK Tour]”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: War Horse [2017/18 UK Tour]

As I’m incredibly interested in the use of puppetry in theatrical productions it has always been a dream of mine to see War Horse in person. So, last May I booked tickets for the current UK Tour of War Horse during its stop in Cardiff. After opening at the National Theatre in 2007, War Horse, unfortunately, concluded its West EndContinue reading “⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: War Horse [2017/18 UK Tour]”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: Heathers the Musical

If you haven’t already heard that Heathers the Musical has come to the UK then you must have spent the past few months living under a rock. This musical has become the definition of an ‘overnight’ smash hit. After bringing the cult 1988 film to the off-Broadway stage, Laurence O’Keefe’s and Kevin Murphy’s musical, originallyContinue reading “⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review: Heathers the Musical”

Experience: Toby Olié, Make Space Studios

Everyone who knows me personally knows that I am a huge fan of puppetry in theatre. I’d go so far as to say that puppetry can very quickly become my favourite part of a show if it is done well. Therefore, a lot of my favourite shows such as War Horse and The Grinning Man are veryContinue reading “Experience: Toby Olié, Make Space Studios”