George Stiles and Anthony Drewe just keep getting better and better with each show they write. They have successfully encapsulated Grahame’s classic characters and the very atmosphere of the Riverbank with this joyous musical.
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I really enjoyed myself and saw more than a few children kneeling up on their seats totally engrossed so I think the creative team and cast can rest easy knowing they more than cracked it.
We are pleased to bring you these great first look production photos from Darren Bell, Marc Brenner and Helen Maybanks of new musical The Wind In the Willows at the London Palladium. The Wind In The Willows stars Rufus Hound as the amazing Mr Toad, Simon Lipkin as Ratty, Craig Mather as Mole, Neil McDermott […]
Producer Cameron Mackintosh has announced that his acclaimed production of Half A Sixpence will play its final performance at the Noel Coward Theatre on Saturday 2 September 2017. This dazzling new reinvention of the classic musical first opened at the Chichester Festival theatre last summer before transferring to the West End where it received rave […]
With planks and bales of hay as well as more inventive props, the farmyard world has been cleverly conceived by designer Emily Bestow. It all comes together flawlessly under director Andy Room to present an egg-ceptional show that is an absolute delight for all ages.
Live theatre lovers are probably going to hate me for this one, but I have to say that I actually enjoyed the Half A Sixpence recording more than I enjoyed the show – but not by much!
While we may have no actual glass slippers or fairy godmother, this is a magical production full of laugh-out-loud humour and delightful songs – enough to satisfy the most demanding of the musical’s fans.
All in all, this collaboration between the Chichester Festival Theatre and Cameron Mackintosh is a splendidly handsome revival of a much-loved classic story, offering a fresh look at one of the greatest British musical scores ever written, and incorporating a lot of fine new writing by some of the most experienced creatives in the industry. […]