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Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner – that I love London town... thoughts from the girl who’s still in love with her home town.
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Wednesday 16th of October 2019
Friday 6th of September 2019
“Noises off” are sounds made offstage intended for the ears of the audience. It is also a 1982 farce by the English playwright Michael Frayn focusing on the back-stage conversations and arguments ...read the rest
Sunday 7th of April 2019
I still remember the jaw-dropping moment when I saw Riverdance all those years ago – a vast group of Irish dancers in perfect synchronicity with incredible high kicks and huge energy.
Heartbeat ...read the rest
Saturday 23rd of March 2019
I encouraged my neighbour to join me on Saturday for an intensive five-hour Salsa Rapido beginners’ class at Bar Salsa Soho.
As soon as we entered Bar Salsa – on Charing Cross Road just five mi...read the rest
The eight intertwined stories presented originally through this production reflect 1950s America’s obsession with all things alien, UFO, sci-fi, space travel, cryogenics, paranormal and psychology.
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Thursday 14th of March 2019
Sunday 10th of March 2019
In a smart spin on the days when men played all roles in theatre, Emilia presents a diverse all-female cast playing both female and male characters.
Three leads play Emilia Bassano during various s...read the rest
Tuesday 12th of February 2019
This musical extravaganza is a powerhouse of singing and dancing in celebration of the music and fashions of the 1960s. It features an impressive line-up including: Aston Merrygold (JLS), Harry Judd (...read the rest
Sunday 16th of December 2018
Tonight was the official opening at Richmond Theatre of this new stage play of “The Girl on the Train”. There were a few VIPs (Matthew Kelly, Les Dennis and Tom Conti) around to see the theatrical...read the rest
Friday 14th of December 2018
At times unnerving and at other times darkly humorous, this tense tale of sibling rivalry by Sam Shepard – set in the heat of the American desert – draws you in, holds you on the edge of your seat...read the rest
Thursday 26th of April 2018
What a jolly evening! RSC’s production of Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor brings TOWIE and pantomime bling to The Barbican.
There are two main stories. The main theme regards down-on-his-...read the rest
Tuesday 10th of April 2018
It’s amazing how this play manages to still feel so fresh and relevant – no doubt this is helped by Jonathan Church’s direction. The themes of morality, integrity and politicians resonate strong...read the rest
Friday 1st of December 2017
I always enjoy going to The Vaults deep below Waterloo station and passing along the graffiti tunnel to the dark entrance. It feels as edgy and alternative as the performances there. And tonight was n...read the rest
Thursday 23rd of November 2017
This musical comedy will appeal to all – young and old, male and female. It’s hilariously funny and based on Mary Shelley’s well-known, timeless story. The script and the songs have Mel Brooks s...read the rest
Saturday 5th of August 2017
The story is simple. 16 year old Sheffield school boy Jamie dreams of being a drag queen and is supported by his mum and diverse friends while being the target of ridicule and bullying. It’s a sort ...read the rest
Friday 21st of July 2017
Having thoroughly enjoyed the Black Cat Cabaret at Udderbelly in June (https://www.allinlondon.co.uk/blogs/showblog.php?post=3853), and being a fan of Burlesque (no pun intended) I went along for the ...read the rest
Friday 7th of July 2017
This is just what the City of London needed. A fabulous new – well sort of – place where you can drink, dine and even relax in a spa. There are an astonishing nine restaurants – including counte...read the rest
Tuesday 13th of June 2017
I’ve passed this lively and impressive-looking restaurant in the Adelphi Building on Covent Garden Riverside (five minutes from Embankment and Charing Cross stations) several times as it is right op...read the rest
Monday 12th of June 2017
At Richmond Theatre last night I witnessed the most accomplished, innovative and touching performance of Jane Eyre. I was truly moved by it and inspired to see plain, timid Jane transformed into a to...read the rest
Saturday 3rd of June 2017
I’m sure like many of my generation, this album defined your youth. It's one of THE biker albums. I loved it so much that I even ventured to see Meatloaf in concert many years ago. He arrived on sta...read the rest
Thursday 1st of June 2017
There’s always something fun at the Underbelly Festival on the South Bank and this year is no exception.
The Black Cat Cabaret comprises camp comperes, nearly naked dancers, stunning aerial acrob...read the rest
I know it’s been playing for a while but I was in a quandary about whether to go to Motown the Musical.
You see, I adore Motown music and can’t bear to hear it performed poorly. I’ve seen The...read the rest