Tag Archives | Bob Tomson

Ghost The Musical – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and Touring

Ghost The Musical continues at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and then tours until 29 April. Star rating: two stars ★ ★ ✩ ✩ ✩ Movie-to-stage adaptations work best when members of the creative team take the best qualities of the original and then have a very, very long think about how to bring the material […]

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Cilla Black musical begins tour at Liverpool Empire in September

Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mansfield will present the Cilla – The Musical, a new musical about the life and legend of Cilla Black, which will open in her hometown at the Liverpool Empire from 7 to 16 September before embarking on a nationwide tour. Cilla’s son, Robert Willis, will be the executive producer. Cilla – […]

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Dreamboats and Petticoats – Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury and Touring

Dreamboats and Petticoats continues at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury until 25 February and then tours until 2 September. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Nostalgia for the ‘good old days’ played a rather influential role in the UK’s decision to tick the yes-to-Brexit box last year. The debate about whether those memories of post-war Britain […]

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The Glenn Miller Story is back on tour in August

Tommy Steele’s The Glenn Miller Story is heading back on the road this August for a third UK tour which will run into the autumn. The brainchild of the veteran entertainer and his friend producer Bill Kenwright, The Glenn Miller Story features the exuberant Steele along with a 16-piece orchestra and a full company of performers. The show […]

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The Glenn Miller Story extends tour into 2016

Following an 11-week tour which opened in August 2015, The Glenn Miller Story will extend into 2016, opening in Peterborough on Tuesday 29 December. This tale of America’s most famous Big Band leader stars Tommy Steele. It’s been 70 years since Glenn Miller vanished over the English Channel as he flew to Paris to entertain the troops during the […]

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StreetDreams – Guildford School of Acting

StreetDreams was performed by second-year BA Musical Theatre students (Friday/Saturday evening cast) from the Guildford School of Acting at the Ivy Studio, Guildford. Drawing Guildford School of Acting’s summer 2014 season to a close was the world premiere of StreetDreams, an entertaining yet serious ensemble show with book co-written by Bob Tomson (who also directed this […]

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