The full cast has been announced for new comedy My Dad’s Gap Year at London’s Park Theatre, led by Michelle Collins. Running from 30 January to 23 February, the play by Tom Wright follows the journeys of three characters. Dave, played by Adam Lannon, and his 18-year-old gay son William, played by Alex Britt, both find romance on an adventure to Thailand. Collins, best known … Read more
H G Wells could see into the future, and he gave us his alter ego – the ebullient draper’s boy, Kipps, who is even now, thanks to the combined efforts of Anthony Drewe, George Stiles and Julian Fellowes, dazzling his way back onto the Chichester Festival Theatre stage in the most recently refreshed version of the 1960s musical based on his adventures, David Henecker and … Read more
The tale of Yarico has a potency and universality that makes it almost perfect subject matter for treatment as a musical or opera. What makes the entire experience worth seeing and savouring is the terrific central turn from Liberty Buckland as Yarico. Buckland has a wonderful voice, full of colour and expression, and she knows precisely how to use it to best effect. Alex Spinney has an excellent, assured voice, light and agile, and he certainly has no difficulty playing the attractive leading man.