Tag Archives: London theatre

Rutherford and Son

Gritty and totally compelling: a rare work from 1912 woman playwright Githa Sowerby enthrals at St James Theatre. Read my review of Rutherford and Son

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“Hutch” Riverside Studios

Musical theatre review of new work by Joe Evans and Linnie Readman on Leslie ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson – once a huge cabaret star in the UK. But that was before he had an affair with Edwina Mountbatten, wife of the Queen’s … Continue reading

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London Wall

Review of revival of John Van Druten’s play ‘London Wall’ at St James Theatre, London. A very interesting play, written in 1931, examining the situation of unmarried working women in the 1920s and 30’s

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Donna McKechnie in “Same Place, Another Time”

Cabaret Review-Donna McKechnie,the original Cassie in the 1970s Broadway production of “A Chorus Line”, at The Crazy Coqs.

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Anna Bergman “You and The Night and The Music: An Evening of Musical Imports and Exports”

A woman from a diplomatic childhood creates  a cabaret of songs representing all the cultures she grew up with – American Songbook, Viennese opera, French chansons.

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The Crazy Coqs

The Crazy Coqs – a beautiful Art Deco cabaret venue in Piccadilly Circus. The second feature of my series on London’s cabaret spaces.

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Kit and McConnel “In Cabaret”

After 30 years, Kit and the Widow (Richard Sisson) have gone their separate ways and now Kit Hesketh-Harvey and James McConnel have created a new show and are playing at The Crazy Coqs.

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The World’s Wife

Linda Marlowe opened the new season of plays at St James Theatre Studio with Poet Laureate Carol Duffy’s anthology ‘The World’s Wife’, giving an alternative look at history and mythology through the imagined viewpoints of the wives of famous figures.

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Cabarets and Other Shows in St. James Theatre Studio

The first in a series of features on some of London’s new cabaret venues – St James Theatre Studio is elegant and welcoming, and promises an exciting future for cabaret in the capital.

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Natalie Douglas – “Nina – A Tribute to Nina Simone”

Read about the stunning voice and performance of Natalie Douglas in her cabaret at The Cray Coqs on the singer Nina Simone.

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