These really are the most wonderfully written and excitingly conceived songs. Few people today – in this country, at least – can master the intricacies of rhyme in the way that Bermange can; and there is significant pleasure to be derived from hearing these wonderful ‘escapades’ into punning, twisting lyrical creation.
Coronation Street and Eastenders star Ian Reddington will be joining Diana Vickers and Debra Stephenson in the Son Of A Preacher Man UK tour when it premieres in September at the Churchill Theatre Bromley. Reddington will originate the role of Simon in the new musical which features the music of Dusty Springfield with a book by Warner Brown with direction and choreography by Craig Revel Horwood. Reddington is best known for playing Tricky Dicky in EastEnders and Vernon in Coronation Street and has appeared in other television series including the Outlander series, Dr Who, Shameless, Benidorm, Inspector Morse and stage productions including the UK tours of Bouncers, Dead Funny and Oh What A Lovely War and in productions with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Son Of A Preacher Man has set and costume designs by Morgan Large, lighting design by Richard G Jones, sound design by Richard Brooker, and musical supervision … Read more
The Rocky Horror Show Wimbledon Theatre 29th February 2016 4 Stars Buy Tickets For The UK Tour The Rocky Horror Show is a musical theatre experience like no other. Since it opened at the tiny upstairs theatre of the Royal Court in 1973, it has spawned a film, numerous worldwide transfers and its own subculture and fan community. For those who have not attended the show before, audience members frequently dress up as the main characters and are encouraged to shout out quips and innuendos, as well as getting up to dance during the show’s many musical numbers. As a result, Wimbledon Theatre was all fishnets and drag artists, with one of the most remarkable atmospheres I’ve ever encountered. The story follows the path of many a horror film; after Janet accepts Brad’s marriage proposal, the happy couple then manage to get lost in the rain. They stumble upon the … Read more
Partial casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of The Rocky Horror Show commencing in December 2015. More than 40 years after its stage debut The Rocky Horror Show has been performed in more than 30 countries and translated into 20 languages. X Factor finalist and star of the stage version of The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Diana Vickers will star in the role of Janet Weiss. S Club 7 star, Paul Cattermole, will play the role of Eddie and Dr. Scott. Emmerdale actor. Ben Freeman, will join Diana and Paul, playing the role of Brad Majors. Following his huge success in over 900 performances of the 40th Anniversary Global Tour of The Rocky Horror Show, Kristian Lavercombe returns as Riff Raff. Further casting will be announced soon. BOOK TICKETS FOR THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW ON TOUR