If you’re anything like me, and you love giving gifts or treating yourself, but sometimes you tire of the obvious. Therefore, I thought I’d highlight a few websites to you as a little bit of ‘outside the box’ inspiration – something I thought would be particularly handy with Christmas rapidly approaching.
On a nippy November eve, I couldn’t resist the urge to pop along to the Ipswich Regent to catch Million Dollar Quartet on the final stop of its UK tour. The show has seen worldwide success in the West End, Broadway, Las Vegas, Canada and more, and it’s great that its concluded its year-long UK tour here.
Curiosity led me to a first time visit to the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, to see Common Ground Theatre Company’s The Old Curiosity Shop.
A chilly November evening seems the perfect excuse to head back to the New Wolsey theatre for a good old-fashioned crime thriller, right?
Political plays are not my usual go-to when looking at shows in the West End. There’s no real reason why, I just tend to find big lavish musicals more exciting. However, when Labour of Love was announced to be starring Martin Freeman and Tamsin Greig (though it was Sarah Lancashire originally) – and ticket prices were starting at £10, I couldn’t resist the urge to give it a try in a view from the cheap seats.
If you’ve found this post and wondering whom Kristin Chenoweth is, then you should go and do some research because you won’t regret it; but for starters she’s a Broadway and American TV actress. A well-known name across the pond in America, but only really known amongst avid theatre fans in the UK.
Back in mid-October, she spent a week in London, and a lot of great things happened in that time. If you’re a fan, you’ll know that her visits here are rare, which made it all the more special, and here’s a little summary for you and a few reasons why it was so wonderful…