REVIEW: First timer at the Rocky Horror Show | Opera House Manchester

I’ve broken my Rocky Horror virginity. That’s right. This was my first experience of the cult show and I was very excited to see what all the fuss was about. I invited my friend Michelle, a Rocky expert, to hold my hand along the way. Within seconds of the invite,…

REVIEW: Wicked | Palace Theatre Manchester

What is this feeling, so sudden and new? I felt the moment I laid eyes on you. It was autumn of 2006 when I fell in love with Wicked. I studied Musical Theatre at college and within the first month we had to brave a solo performance. Struggling for ideas,…

REVIEW: Kinky Boots the Musical | Manchester

What do you get when you mix Cyndi Lauper with the 2005 comedy drama Kinky Boots? A sassy, sexy and super feel good Musical. A nicely rounded 10 years after the films release, Kinky Boots the Musical opened on the West End and now only 3 years later it is…

REVIEW: Matilda the Musical | Palace Theatre Manchester

If you didn’t attempt to move things with your mind, wish to live with Miss Honey or hide behind the sofa because of Miss Trunchbull then did you even have a childhood? Matilda is one of the most famous books by one of my most favourite authors, Roald Dahl. He…

Review: Mamma Mia! Tour | Palace Theatre Manchester

Mamma Mia, here I go again. My my, how can I resist you? Mamma Mia, does it show again. My my, just how much I’ve missed you? Mamma Mia was the first Musical I ever took my mum to. Around ten years ago I was working in McDonalds and had…

REVIEW: Hairspray the Musical | Opera House Manchester

Good Morning Manchester, the nicest kids in town are back with a welcome to the 60s as Hairspray the musical takes the stage. You all know the story. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big dreams and an even bigger personality that far outweigh her home town of Baltimore.…

REVIEW: Miss Saigon | Palace Theatre Manchester

Miss Saigon is the definition of EPIC. It deserves the acclaim it receives and more. Much more. Set in the tail end of the Vietnam War, a young girl flees to Saigon after witnessing her village burn to the ashes. In desperation, she begins working at a Brothel under the…

REVIEW: Fat Friends the Musical | Manchester

Fat Friends is a laugh a minute Musical with enough comedy to make your cheeks hurt. I knew nothing about this show going in. Nothing. So boy was I pleasantly surprised when I realised it was a good ole’ working class, Northern comedy. I knew then it was guaranteed to…