Tag Archives | Helena Blackman

A Spoonful of Sherman – Live At Zédel

A Spoonful of Sherman continues at Live At Zédel, London until 20 August. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ The Sherman Brothers made their mark in film history with a repertoire including Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and The Jungle Book, just to name a few. A Spoonful of Sherman tells […]

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Casting for A Spoonful of Sherman at Live At Zédel

West End favourites Helena Blackman and Daniel Boys will star alongside Robert J. Sherman in A Spoonful of Sherman at London entertainment hub Live At Zédel in August. Following two sold-out runs, the celebration of the work of Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman, returns to London to play Live At Zédel from 7-20 […]

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Shout! The Mod Musical – Blackpool Opera House

Shout! The Mod Musical continues at Blackpool Opera House until 3 November. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ Are retro musicals becoming like late-night taxis? You know, you wait a while for one to come along and then two arrive at the same time. So halfway through the run of All Or Nothing – […]

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Great Expectations at Blackpool Opera House – casting news

The Bill hard-man Chris Ellison will take on the pivotal role of the convict Magwitch in the Blackpool Opera House’s Christmas musical production of the classic Great Expectations. The television favourite will join former soap and pop star Adam Rickitt who will play the central character of Pip alongside musical theatre regulars Maureen Nolan as […]

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Titanic – Charing Cross Theatre

Titanic continues at Charing Cross Theatre, London, until 6 August. Rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The gods have not always been kind to the Charing Cross Theatre, which has had its share of shipwrecks in its time, but this maiden voyage under new artistic director Thom Southerland and his co-producer Danielle Tarento must […]

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Sunday at the Musicals charity concert – female West End stars line up

A host of musical theatre’s female stars are lining up to play a special, one night only charity concert at London’s St James Studio Theatre in June. Produced by Paul Burton and Paul Burton Productions, Sunday at the Musicals will raise funds for the Royal Variety Charity (formerly the Entertainment Artistes’ Benevolent Fund). The concert […]

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Sunday At the Musicals – female stars queue up for EABF fundraiser

Paul Burton and Paul Burton Productions are producing a special one-night charity concert in aid of the Entertainment Artistes’ Benevolent Fund. Entitled Sunday At the Musicals, the concert, which will feature 20 female singers, is being staged in the Cabaret & Music Theatre at London’s Hippodrome Casino in Leicester Square on Sunday 14 June at 8pm. The production is being directed by Carole […]

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West End leading ladies join Alexander S. Bermange at The Pheasantry

Musical theatre composer/lyricist – and BBC comic songwriter –  Alexander S. Bermange is bringing his blend of wit and whimsy to The Pheasantry in London on Tuesday 18 November. Bermange will be joined on stage by a selection of special guest leading ladies, currently scheduled to include Aimie Atkinson (Carnaby Street, Dirty Dancing, winner of the BBC Radio 2 Voice of Musical Theatre), Lucy […]

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My Fair Lady – Kilworth House Theatre

Playing at the Kilworth House Theatre, near Lutterworth, Leicestershire until 14th July. Mitch Sebastian’s memorable staging of My Fair Lady is as well-chiselled as the astutely and beautifully designed environment of the Kilworth House Theatre in which the musical is performed, from the fine vocals of the cast to Cornelius Clarke’s black-smeared dustman, Alfred Doolittle, an old hack out of Ealing […]

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