REVIEW: One Giant Leap the Musical

This year marked the 50th anniversary of the moon landings so One Giant Leap is a well chosen subject matter for a new musical. Which side are you on? Fact or faked? It’s probably the biggest conspiracy of the 20th century with the Americans battling the Soviets in a space…

REVIEW: Scream Phone the Musical

Female led theatre company, Swipe Right, has knocked it out of the park with Scream Phone. This comedy spoof musical combines scream, dream phone and some banging 80s tunes. I had the time of my life, which doesn’t actually make the song list but you get my drift. Three stereotypical…

REVIEW: Vulvarine – A New Musical

Fat Rascal Theatre, the makers of one of my favourite shows this Fringe, Unfortunate, return with their musical, Vulvarine. And even though it has received a lot of acclaim, I was slightly disappointed. Maybe because my bar was set too high after Unfortunate? Don’t get me wrong, it is a…

REVIEW: Cruel Intentions – The 90s musical

Cruel Intentions, the ugly film all about angsty American teenagers has been transformed into a Musical. This jukebox style show is full of 90s songs you no doubt sing in the shower, from Britney to *NSYNC and Natalie Imbruglia. Essentially, these entitled teens are off for the summer and step…

REVIEW: Unfortunate – The Untold Story Of Ursula The Sea Witch

We all know the story of Disney’s The Little Mermaid right? Wrong! Fat Rascal Theatre company have a new musical, Unfortunate, which tells you what really went on behind the scenes. In the same vain as Wicked, the baddie has the spotlight and there’s more to her than you might…

REVIEW: Islander – A New Musical

A small yellow tent with circular stacked seating is the perfect intimate venue for the gorgeous Scottish Musical, Islander. It’s been smashing out five star reviews left right and centre, and I can completely see why. It’s an ethereal and mythic story set on a tiny Island where everybody knows…

REVIEW: Thrones! The Parody Musical

Hands up if you’re a Game of Thrones fan? Well this musical is the absolutely spot on parody of your favourite TV show. Not the book. That’s quite clear. We meet a group of friends who decide to throw an impromptu divorce party on the day of the Game of…

REVIEW: Frankenstein: How To Make A Monster

Frankenstein: How To Make A Monster is the mind blowing creation by Battersea Arts Centre Beatbox Academy. A decade old organisation that provides local young people with a place to socialise, relax and make music. The kids are professional performers. Don’t expect amateur dramatics here. Their talent is off the…