Being nosy at the National Theatre

London is full of interesting buildings that we visit every day. Unsurprisingly, you may visit a building hundreds of times only ever to see half of what has to offer and never its more interesting and hidden facets. Take a theatre for example. As an audience member you visit the box office, the foyer and then you take your seats. Perhaps you visit the bar … Continue reading Being nosy at the National Theatre

I went on an acid rain drenched, steam punk adventure…in Canning Town.

Thanks to the geniuses at Secret Cinema, a discrete spot in Canning Town has been transformed into dystopian LA a la Blade Runner. Continue reading I went on an acid rain drenched, steam punk adventure…in Canning Town.

The Problem With Celebrity Casting…

For years theatre and production companies have been casting celebrity talent to lead their shows. It’s not a new trend by any means – I remember seeing Chicago the last time it was in the West End in back in 2006 with Ashley Simpson playing Roxie Hart – and it’s no doubt a trend that will continue. I’m fully aware that as a producer the … Continue reading The Problem With Celebrity Casting…

Review: Five Guys Named Moe

Marble Arch station has often been a place best avoided of a weekend evening. The grey concrete of the square right on the doorstep of the tube station was often frequented by hordes of people – tourists, party goers – making their way across town. But this uninspiring plot has become resident to the pop-up Marble Arch Theatre and the home of the revival of … Continue reading Review: Five Guys Named Moe